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Canton of Thurgau / Bischofszell

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £45 / night

£256 - £506 / week

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from £45 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Canton of Thurgau / Romanshorn

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary;
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from £43 / night

£43 - £938 / week

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from £43 / night

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French Riviera - Cote d'Azur / La Bastide

1 bedroomSleeps 51 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
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from £80 / night

£379 / week

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from £80 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Landes / Josse

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
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from £51 / night

£337 - £454 / week

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from £51 / night

(42) Excellent 

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Little Fursdon Apartment and Luxury Cornish Yurts

Liskeard / Merrymeet

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 15 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Little Fursdon holiday apartment and Luxury Yurt Camping in the heart of rural Cornwall on the edge of historical Bodmin Moor. We have a lovely spacious holiday apartment and three beautiful hand crafted yurts available from March-mid September.Both are fully furnishe  …see more

from £125 / night

£550 - £795 / week

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from £125 / night

(8) Very Good 

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Somerset Yurts - Taunton yurt sleeps 5

Somerset / Taunton

1 bedroomSleeps 5Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; No pets allowed;
Somerset Yurts is a fantastic eco-friendly retreat nestled on a working Dairy Farm in the beautiful Quantock Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB). Providing stunning accommodation in traditional Mongolian Yurts, our site allows couples and families to get  …see more

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(4) Excellent 

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Hobbit Hut - Tiddington yurt sleeps 3

Stratford-upon-Avon / Tiddington

1 bedroomSleeps 33 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
In a meadow looking out towards the River Avon is the quirky little Hobbit hut. This wooden equivalent to a tent has a lockable door which means you can go out and explore, feeling more secure. The Hobbit Hut has exclusive access to a private toilet and shower block  …see more

from £26 / night

£175 - £250 / week

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from £26 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Forest Yurt near Bruges - Oostkamp yurt sleeps 6

West Flanders Province / Oostkamp

1 bedroomSleeps 61 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Suitable for children age 5+; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
The hand-made Eco -yurt is secluded in an old growth forest near Bruges. It sleeps 4 people comfortably, It has a stove, kitchenette, a bathroom treehouse and a dry compost toilet. It caters to anyone who seeks peace and quiet, nature and culture :) I live on the estate  …see more

from £64 / night

£379 - £661 / week

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from £64 / night

(3) Excellent 

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Small Camping Pod - Richmond yurt sleeps 2

North Yorkshire / Richmond

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car essential; Pets welcome;
Hillcrest Park is our rural, 6 acre, holiday location in the northernmost of the Yorkshire Dales, Teesdale. Surrounded by farmland, it offers peace, tranquillity and beautiful views of Teesdale – yet is only 10mins from the A66. It is ideal for walkers, cyclists and d  …see more

from £25 / night

£0 / week

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from £25 / night

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Maine / Denmark

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 6 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £88 / night

£474 - £634 / week

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from £88 / night

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California / Three Rivers

1 bedroomSleeps 22 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Air conditioning; No pets allowed;
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from £153 / night

£993 / week

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from £153 / night

(16) Excellent 

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Yurt in a Field - Earnley yurt sleeps 4

West Sussex / Earnley

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
Our traditional authentic Mongolian Yurt is to be found positioned in a secluded field, a short bike ride from the beautiful West Sussex coast. It is ideal for families, or for people that want to step off the treadmill to enjoy the country side with a bit of comfort. A  …see more

from £42 / night

£0 / week

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from £42 / night

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Luxury Yurt on a private peninsula with sea views

Hampshire / Emsworth

1 bedroomSleeps 51 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome; Private garden;
One of two self catering yurts set on a private peninsula in the heart of Emsworth Marina. We offer a nautical stay in a beautiful woodland setting. Surrounded by luxury yachts and cruisers this 'glamping' experience really is unique. Ideal for couples/families (MAXIMU  …see more

from £110 / night

£750 / week

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from £110 / night

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Eco Yurt - Arrieta yurt sleeps 4

Lanzarote / Arrieta

1 bedroomSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 0.3 km; Swimming pool;
luxury 6mt Eco Yurt sleeps 2 guests plus children, comes with its own shower room & covered kitchen. It has been tastefully styled with original handpicked hard wood Mongolian furniture. This Yurt is from Mongolia where they live in this form of 'house' throughout the  …see more

from £156 / night

£984 - £1526 / week

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from £156 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Colorado / Mancos

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Car essential; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £73 / night

£420 - £449 / week

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from £73 / night

(10) Excellent 

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Lake Yurt - Poundsgate yurt sleeps 5

Dartmoor National Park / Poundsgate

1 bedroomSleeps 52 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 29 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Enjoy a holiday with a difference. Get back to nature in a traditional Mongolian yurt, enjoying total privacy in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Each of our two yurts has its own woodburner to keep you warm and cosy, rugs and lanterns and a double bed and a futon  …see more

from £105 / night

£550 - £640 / week

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from £105 / night

(2) Excellent 

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DownEast and Acadia Maine / Orland

1 bedroomSleeps 64 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
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from £77 / night

£459 - £672 / week

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from £77 / night

(1) Very Good 

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New Mexico / Estancia

1 bedroomSleeps 101 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome;
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from £69 / night

£382 / week

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from £69 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Calvados / Surrain

1 bedroomSleeps 51 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 3 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £51 / night

£421 - £774 / week

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from £51 / night

(21) Excellent 

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The Secret Yurts - Rowan Yurt - Dolanog yurt sleeps 2

Powys / Dolanog

1 bedroomSleeps 2Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 66 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
Each of our two bespoke yurts has a beautiful hand made king-size bed with sumptuous bedding, candles, and a romantic and cosy log-burner to keep things toastie; a home-from-home, complete with the opulence one expects from a romantic break. Yurty weekend? Champagne, f  …see more

from £110 / night

£690 - £742 / week

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from £110 / night

(11) Very Good 

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Pas-de-Calais / Lens

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car advised; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
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from £59 / night

£295 - £437 / week

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from £59 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Maine / Durham

1 bedroomSleeps 62 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car advised; No pets allowed;
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from £96 / night

£573 - £894 / week

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from £96 / night

(10) Very Good 

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Camping pod nr cockermouth, western lake district

Cockermouth / Isel

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Ask owner if suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner;
If you have ever fancied trying camping but don't own a tent or just would like to have a very different holiday experience our pod could be for you. Set next to our birdwatching hide you can have a secluded stay on our site, the pod is situated next to our camping  …see more

from £30 / night

£150 / week

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from £30 / night

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Aude / Castelnaudary

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Great for children of all ages ; Car advised;
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from £68 / night

£404 / week

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from £68 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Nature Retreat in stylish Mongolian Yurts

Coimbra District / Penela

1 bedroomSleeps 64 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 4 nights min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Great for children of all ages ;
Welcome to O Homem Verde - The Green Man - wildglamping.We are a small yurt holiday retreat in the central Serra´s of Portugal., situated on south facing terraced land full of fruit trees and wild flowers, and fronted by a wooded valley with all the sights and sounds  …see more

from £55 / night

£337 / week

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from £55 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Duras / Saint-Jean-de-Duras

6 bedroomsSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 120 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £72 / night

£421 - £702 / week

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from £72 / night

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Orgon / Plan d'Orgon

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Nearest beach 100 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £72 / night

£303 - £522 / week

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from £72 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Saone-et-Loire / La Tagniere

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Car essential; Pets welcome;
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from £55 / night

£0 / week

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from £55 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Yurt - Amazing view over the valley - Aljezur yurt sleeps 4

Faro District / Aljezur

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
For our more adventurous guests, Vida Pura has two great yurts – one on each side of our beautiful property.Historically built to withstand the long winters of Mongolia, yurts have recently experienced a surge in popularity throughout the world. Humble-yet-luxurious,  …see more

from £33 / night

£0 / week

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from £33 / night

(6) Excellent 

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Skylark Yurt - Combpyne yurt sleeps 2

Dorset / Combpyne

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Not suitable for children; No pets allowed;
Skylark yurt (one of only two) is situation in a picturesque little field on our lovely little farm, with views over our foals and lambs. Visits from the occasional friendly duck and hens too! The yurt is designed in contemporary style with a separate shower unit to  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 / week

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from £100 / night

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Cote d'Or / Voudenay

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 7 km; Swimming pool; Great for children of all ages ;
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from £51 / night

£253 - £353 / week

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from £51 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Lot-et-Garonne / Lougratte

1 bedroomSleeps 4Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
Key info: Beach / lakeside relaxation; Nearest beach 4 km; Swimming pool;
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from £47 / night

£240 - £419 / week

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from £47 / night

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Lot-et-Garonne / Lannes

1 bedroomSleeps 42 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 160 km; Great for children of all ages ; Car essential;
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from £80 / night

£421 / week

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from £80 / night

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Camping Snug - Tiddington yurt sleeps 4

Stratford-upon-Avon / Tiddington

1 bedroomSleeps 43 nights min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Car not necessary; Pets welcome;
Nestling near a woodland hedge looking across the meadow to the River Avon, our snug offers an alternative to traditional camping. This wooden equivalent to a tent is rather well built, insulated wooden hut made of larchwood, with a solid roof and extra insulation to ke  …see more

from £30 / night

£200 - £300 / week

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from £30 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Linnet Yurt - Combpyne yurt sleeps 2

Dorset / Combpyne

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; No pets allowed; Private garden;
The Yurt (one of only two) is situated in a picturesque little field on our lovely little farm, with views over our foals and lambs, and visits from the occasional ducks and chickens! The Yurt is designed in contemporary style with a separate shower unit with loo, washb  …see more

from £100 / night

£595 / week

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from £100 / night

(2) Excellent 

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Beautiful Authentic Mongolian Yurt to rent

East Sussex / Golden Cross

1 bedroomSleeps 51 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Nearest beach 10 km; Not suitable for children; Car advised;
It is such a beautiful place that really has to be seen to be believed!!! So cosy, colourful, decorated thoughtfully, and is a really magical experience. The yurt is fully kitted out with all you need to have a truly comfortable, cosy, relaxing, and super happy time. Yo  …see more

from £90 / night

£0 / week

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from £90 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Luxurious Yurt overlooking the Sea/Harbour

Hampshire / Emsworth

1 bedroomSleeps 51 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Pets welcome; Private garden;
One of two yurts set on a private peninsula in the heart of Emsworth Marina. We offer a nautical stay in a beautiful woodland setting. Surrounded by luxury yachts and cruisers this 'glamping' experience really is unique. Ideal for couples/families (MAXIMUM 2 ADULTS per  …see more

from £110 / night

£750 / week

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from £110 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Puy-de-Dome / Saint-Priest-Bramefant

2 bedroomsSleeps 61 night min stay

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; Air conditioning; Pets welcome;
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from £85 / night

£463 - £816 / week

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from £85 / night

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Hobbit yurt at Melville house - Cupar yurt sleeps 4

Fife / Cupar

1 bedroomSleeps 41 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Great for children of all ages ; No pets allowed;
The hobbit yurt is a charming one off yurt surrounded by woodland which offered ad regret of seclusion and privacy. There is a fully equipped kitchen and shower room your your use in an adjacent building. The hobbit yurt has a double bed and a futon which folds into a s  …see more

from £75 / night

£400 / week

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from £75 / night

(1) Excellent 

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The Yurt at Lower Coxbridge - Coxbridge yurt sleeps 2

Glastonbury / Coxbridge

1 bedroomSleeps 21 night min stay

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min stay
Key info: Not suitable for children; Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner; Private garden;
Experience the freedom of the great outdoors from the luxury of these beautiful yurts. Fully furnished and tastefully decorated with comfortable beds, feather duvets and crisp linen. An efficient wood burner for the more chilly evenings plus views that are second to no  …see more

from £90 / night

£400 / week

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from £90 / night

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