About the Yurts, Shepherds Hut and Bothy

 

Five Mongolian Yurts (or Gers) set in beautiful individual secluded sites, a unique handcrafted Shepherds Hut, a beautifully crafted wood cabin Bothy...for more images, information, availability and booking go to the link for each accommodation on this page .

All accommodation is bookable for any dates from one to as many nights as you want ( for one night bookings on Frida and Saturday nights please enquire )

Corbie Shepherds Hut ,The Bothy

Corbie Shepherds Hut

Shepherds hut 

  • Completely insulated with sheeps wool and hemp
  • Wonderful Hobbit woodburning stove for heating and cooking
  • King size double bed with duck down bedding
  • Pull out small double for children
  • Fully equiped kitchen butchers block
  • All candlelit
  • Beautifully placed, exclusive location, fabulous views
  • Outside firepit with BBQ facilities
  • Perfect for couples
  • Quirky reclaimed wood compost loo

One night £100 Two nights £180 Three nights £270 Four nights £320 5 nights £400 nights £450  7 nights £490 

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The Peewit Bothy 

Our Pole barn is a beautifully constructed insulated 20ft by 12ft barn, rustic but magical inside and outside. Imagine starlight, candles light and a roaring fire. Your very own wood cabin! 

We have kitted it out as accommodation for up to 4 people with cosy woodburing stove, an original victorian bed with bedding and a thick double futon for extra guests (bring your own bedding), rugs, large reclaimed dining table , victorian dresser and its own electricity supply. It is in a central location near all facilities and with its own outside firepit area. It has the outside kitchen with huge wood fired pizza oven and chargrill 

 

One night £100 Two nights £180 Three nights £270 Four nights £320 5 nights £400 nights £450  7 nights £490 

 

Our quirky map of the site when you arrive ! 

The Old stables - underfloor heated toilets and showers 

 

Workshops and activities

Just let us know and we'll arrange bespoke activities and workshops from professional practitioners. Fun filled days for all the family and one-off intensive courses. Have a look at Workshops and Treat Yourself !

Thorneyburn Rectory

 

Facilities

All our on site facilities are here to create a free, easy, comfortable stay, looking after our visitors but also our environment and surroundings.

After your adventures of the day you will find constant hot showers, cosy underfloor heated showers and drying areas, where you can dry clothes and just relax under a hot shower.

We have 2 fully equipped kitchens where you can wash up, cook with gas stove, fridge, washing machine. All those essentials to make cooking, or storage a little easier!

Fresh drinking water is at a standpipe nearby or at the kitchens, along with enough wood for a day or two to start you off by your Tipi and Yurt so stoves stay warm and crackling! Extra kindling and wood is available at £3.00 kindling and hotmax available too

We do whole site bookings. Hen weekends , birthday celebrations, reunions and small weddings... we can accommodate up to 35.  We can also organise all sorts of bespoke activities and events

Take advantage of our Wild Northumbrian Supplies in our kitchen including extra gas, wood, kindling, matches, paper, our free range eggs, cakes etc. We have a conventient honesty tin too! 

 THOSE LITTLE EXTRAS...

  • Easter egg hunts and other seasonal activities
  • Personalised hampers with local produce
  • Local icecream
  • Fairy walks & Wildlife watches
  • Remote wildlife cameras
  • Exciting workshops from Falconry, Historic Pottery to Bushcraft and Foraging
  • Bat nights to stargazing nights
  • A wonderful 300 year old Inn a walk away
  • Thousands of acres of wild Northumberland National Park to explore
  • Join in on many heart warmimg community events such as Ceilidhs and Northumbrian Nights
  • Osprey watch
  • Dog friendly!
  • Guilded walks and bike trails
  • A fabulous rope swing bridge to get from Merle and Houlet Yurt over a our deep little burn. 
  • Compost loo now at Merle and Houlet and Brock and Tod Yurts
  • Bring your horse! With livery close by and a 9 acre meadow on site. 
  • bike friendly site with secure storage and a bike hub route
  • Eco-friendly wheelbarows to your Yurt, Tipi or Shepherds Hut
  • Half day ourdoor living workshops with Rob Caton of Wild    Harmony available on request

The Yurts - Merle, Esk, Curlew, Brock and Tod Sleep 4-6 - 

Wild Northumbrian Yurts are hand crafted, bespoke structures, fully insulated for all weathers. Adapted for this climate they offer a window to the stars and changing seasons. A closeness to nature, yet with a wonderfully luxurious feel. They have wonderful local reclaimed furniture and organic, fairtrade rugs and sheepskins. All the touches you would expect to make your stay magical. 

Each Accommodation includes a wood burning stove, Camping gas stove and an outside fire pit and decking to look at the stars ! Cooking equipment, utensils, cutlery, plates., bowls , mugs all included. 

When you arrive you will have a basket of logs, kindling, candles , matches, firelighters for a night or so and bedding for the double bed. For children and extra guests we reccommend bringing sleeping bags and pillows. These work best for the thick futons rather than duvets.

NB: We no longer supply single futons as standard. Cosy sleeping begs work much better 

There is a lovely handmade large double bed and thick futons to sleep on. The bedding for the double beds are filled with cosy duck down - do let us know if you need a substitute. 

Yurts One night £120 Two nights £240 Three nights £300 Four nights £360 5 nights £450 6 nights £520 7 nights £560

Yurt Couple : 10% for couple

Discount codes

Midweek Winter break  : 30th October - 29th March 15%

September Midweek - 15% available from 4th September to 28th September 2017

See our Facebook page for special discounts and offers

THE YURTS

Merle Yurt - Views of the fells and Valley

This stunning Yurt (Blackbird Yurt) has a secluded location next to a little rushing burn nestled amongst Birch and Alder, with views of fells and woodland. This is the ultimate getaway Yurt, with Woodpeckers and Red Squirrels busying nearby during the day and Foxes and Owls on nightshift- this Yurt is great for families and couples just wanting space, starry nights and wilderness. Now just a hop through the wood and across our new rope swing bridge to all the facilities!

Esk Yurt - The Stargazing Yurt

We've completely renovated the site of Esk Yurt to make bring in a stunning Sand coloured 16ft Yurt from the amazing Yurt Workshop in Spain. Rob and his team create some of the best-made Yurts in the world! Anyone who has experienced Brock Yurt already will know what I mean. Inside is a stunning 4 poster bed made from local trees and handmade by the brilliant Karl of Dreamstone Woodworking company. The Yurt still has the same breathtaking open views of the surrounding fells and valley but have an extra special vibe inside and out! Wake up to new lambs, Curlews, Lapwings and Skylarks and uninterrupted views of this part of Northumberland National Park the views of the Dark Skies here is almost unmatched!!

Houlet Yurt - Our Woodland Yurt

Houlet yurt is about to be moved to a lovely new site in the corner of the meadow with lovely views of the valley and named Curlew Yurt. This Yurt will bookable online now. A band new Yurt will at the site of Houlet Yurt will be bookable in the spring. Houlet Yurt will be reborn in the spring as a beautiful unique Tree House Yurt!! Watch this space!! 

Curlew Yurt is a beautoful new Yurt in the corner of the meadow underneath a large Lime tree and with stunning views of the valley, its woods, river and the hills beyond -Images soon. Its lovely three coloured canvas in Maroon, chocolate brown and sand makes it a stand out Yurt. With 10 acres of meadow to play in but also close to facilities it makes it perfect for familes. 

Brock Yurt - Badgers come to this Yurt ! 

This beautiful 16ft Yurt sleeps up to 4 ( the size of traditional family Yurts in Mongolia ) It is made by one of the finest Yurt makers in the world, Yurt Workshop, from lovingly prepared sweet Chestnut and Oak. Every detail is perfected by a real craftsman. This Yurt sits on the former site of Brock Tipi, it's a beautiful site by Briarhill Burn and just near the river, amongst 1000's of acres of wild Northumbrian fell. Available throughout the year you will see Northumberland National Park in its many moods and seasons. "Brock" is old English for Badger and we have a large Badgers set just above the Yurt! Inside there is a king size double bed and 2 comfy organic futon mattresses, a fully equipped kitchen (without the electricity !) , A lovely cosy Windy Smithy woodburning stove, sheep skins, kilims , lanterns, candlesticks...Close by is a discreet quirky reclaimed wooden compost loo and a Hot "Aussie" Bush shower...an amazing experience you just have to have ! This a perfect Yurt for a couple or young family wanting to really get away to a wild place but with loads of extra comfort.

The view from Tod Yurt - your own wild wood and river to explore !

Tod Yurt

.This stunning site boasts views over the valley and is perched above the river Tarset in the most secluded part of the site. Perfect for both couples and-and family breaks it has a kingsize double , big wood-burning stove , rugs , sheepskins and a butcher block kitchen. Outside it a nearby compost loo and outside hot shower for the ultimate eco holiday. There are also 3 tree rope swings and lovely hammock and wild swimming and paddling in the pools below the Yurt. The Yurt comes with wood, kindling, matches, firelighters, candles etc for the first night or so. Everything is provided including bedding . Remember to bring towels and torches!