Turtle Dove Yurt

Sleeps 2 - 3

Made by our friend Bernard in Somerset, this beautiful 5m diameter yurt – named after the lovely birds that can be heard purring on the campsite in the summer - is crafted from ash and hazel. A transparent circular window in the ceiling provides a view of the night sky, and there are two additional transparent windows in the walls.

The Turtle Dove Yurt is centrally placed on the site with an uninterrupted view of the wild flower meadow and the South Downs in the distance.

The bed is king-size (5ft x 6.6ft), hand-built from oak harvested from the woods on the campsite with a lovely handcrafted wooden headboard, and topped off with a luxury natural fibre mattress, four down pillows and a down duvet, pure Egyptian cotton bed linen and colourful recycled wool blankets.

There is a wood-burning stove to keep you toasty in the colder months, with a stove-top kettle and a Bialetti coffee-maker.

Lighting is provided by battery reading lights, two travelling battery hurricane lamps, and a large candle lantern.

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The yurt is furnished with quirky, locally sourced furniture, including a leather sofa with recycled cushions, two beautiful African chairs, and a Burrell family travelling trunk.

The floor is laid with coir matting, a Longhorn cowskin and sheepskin rug.

All our tents are raised off the ground on a wooden platform ensuring a flat floor and avoiding any damp.

The Yurt has its own upcycled fire-pit and barbeque grill, with a table and French café chairs.

"Magic – we have had the most incredible time. On top of having the best night’s sleep in a big lovely bed, our eyes were opened to the re-wilding project and we saw so much amazing wildlife! All the effort and love that has gone into this project is inspiring. Everyone should come here. THANK YOU for this experience – and love the stellar sausages and bacon!"

- Laurence and Rebecca, Canopy and Stars, UK

Low  Peak
Low - Easter-end June (excluding Bank Holidays), September-October
Peak - Bank Holidays, July-August
Closed - November-Easter
Check-in days are Monday and Wednesday. Weekend bookings check-in on Friday. Accommodation prices are per unit and remain the same for single or double occupancy. The Tree Houses and Shepherd’s Huts sleep maximum two people. All our luxury tents have space for one extra camp bed. The tree houses and shepherd’s huts are not suitable for an additional camp bed.
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Turtle Dove Yurt

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Our campsite ethos is all about the peaceful observation of nature. For that reason we cannot accommodate large groups, stag or hen dos, or weddings.