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Yurt | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Sunshine Yurt is a traditional Mongolian yurt in a totally secluded setting on Dartmoor in Devon. Sunshine Yurt is in a meadow next to a stream, with far-reaching views and all day sunshine (hence the name!). One of only two yurts at Dartmoor Yurt Holidays, you will have total privacy, with your own fully equipped rustic kitchen, shower, compost toilet and firepit. Sunshine Yurt is beautifully furnished with kilims, ethnic throws, Moroccan lanterns and a wood-burning stove to keep you cosy. Sit out under the stars and listen to the owls hooting. A five-minute walk across our fields and you can be on open moorland or walk down to the river for wild swimming. There is no electricity at the yurt so you really will be getting back to nature and enjoying the simple things in life. This is a magical holiday, suitable for all ages. An unforgettable experience!
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Blackpool Sands 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest railway: Newton Abbot or Totnes|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6|
About this location
The Devon region
Sunshine Yurt is on Dartmoor which is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking scenery, wonderful walks and magical tors to climb. If you love wild swimming or kayaking the rivers on Dartmoor are perfect. You can walk to the river from your yurt.
Or if you prefer the beach there are some of the most beautiful beaches in England just a short drive away. We have several picturesque villages nearby, all with wonderful old pubs. And Totnes, voted one of the 10 most funky towns in the world is also close by.
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23 Aug 2014
"A truly great experience"
We stayed for three nights and were sad to leave. Right from the start it was a perfect escape. Wendy, Larry, and Paddy were fabulous hosts and the sunshine yurt was spectacular. We had room for 5 and… More
15 Aug 2014
"Wished we could have stayed longer!"
We had a fantastic 3 night family break here! Having never stayed in a yurt we weren't totally sure what to expect - everything about it exceeded all expectations. Shower,toilet, & kitchen facili… More
7 Jul 2014
"Absolutely fantastic, the break we needed."
Amazingly tranquil location, perfect for a relaxing break. The yurt was authentic Mongolian, amazingly hand painted and so warm we barely needed the wood burner. All the features, such as wood fired w… More
1 Jun 2014
"Memorable, tranquil and restorative."
Met up with grown up children to celebrate a birthday. Everyone had non tech time together, in touch with nature and to catch up with each other. Simple pleasures included star gazing as darkness fel… More
22 Apr 2014
"A very special easter"
We had the absolute pleasure in staying at Sunshine yurt over Easter.The hosts Wendy and Larry gave us a very warm welcome and were available if needed but otherwise respected your privacy.The yurt is… More
1 Apr 2014
"Idyllic rural setting hidden from all the intrusions of modern life."
We (2 adults 2 children) have stayed in various yurts around the country but these without doubt offer the most in terms of location, design and (oodles of) space. We've visited a couple of times… More