Devon Yurt

UK England South West England Devon Tavistock

  • 10+ metres between camping pitches
  • Individual toilets for glamping accommodation
  • Hot Tubs
  • Hot tubs
  • Beaches nearby
Rolling Dartmoor views from the yurts from the shower, and from the rolltop bath...

Less is more at this award-winning glamping site on the edge of Dartmoor, where just two yurts occupy no less than 18 pristine acres of prime Devon farmland on the Devon side of the lush Tamar Valley, which forms the border between Cornwall and Devon. Situated on the northwestern fringe of the National Park, the views of Dartmoor from both yurts (named Little Links and Great Links) are stunning, and they both have their own private paddock and freshwater wood-fired hot tub to enjoy them from. Inside, each has a wood-burning stove, rugs and sheepskins to keep you warm, beds are made up with crisp cotton linen, and they also have their own loo, sink and kitchen, helpfully stocked with tea, coffee, sugar, milk, condiments and olive oil.

Those features aside, the two yurts are quite different from each other. Great links is a whopping 21 foot diameter and is in an elevated meadow,  a short walk along a solar lit path from the shower barn facilities, look out for the bats flying overhead and enjoy the clear night skies.  Little Links at 18 foot diameter is a romantic retreat suited for couples or those with younger children, the romantic wood fired roll top bath is just footsteps away,  it is closer to the shower room facilities shared by both yurts, which includes a wet room styled rain head shower overlooking Dartmoor and a separate loo as well as refrigeration and washing and drying facilities. Devon Yurt really have thought of everything!

Whichever yurt suits you, it’s the little things that makes glamping at Devon Yurt special: the elderflower cordial waiting for you on arrival, the fire ready-prepared, freshly laid eggs for breakfast, the veg and herb garden and home-baked rainy-day cakes. You share Borough Farm with gorgeous rare breed sheep,  connemara ponies,  pretty chickens and ducks and countless wildlife. Definitely one of our favourite yurt-glamping sites in Devon, (or, er, anywhere) – and if glamping isn't your thing, they also run a superb B&B on the same site.

Price

£385 for four nights in Little Links & weekly prices from £750 to £870 in Great Links.

Opening Times

Easter–late September.

Accommodation

Two yurts – Little Links,  sleepingup to  2 adults and 2 small children, and Great Links, which sleeps up to 2 adults and 4 children.

Little Links Yurt

Yurt or Ger Sleeps 4
A spacious 18 ft yurt with a scandinavian style wood framed double bed complete with crisp cotton linen for 2 adults and 2 roll out futons for 2 children. Sit and relax in your own private Scandinavian wood fired hot tub overlooking the glorious Devonshire countryside.

Great Links Yurt

Yurt or Ger Sleeps 6
Great Links sits in its own private paddock overlooking Dartmoor, it sleeps up to 6 people, has an emperor sleigh bed and french day bed and further futons as required, outside there is acres of space a fire pit – oh and your very own log fired hot tub.

Location

Devon Yurt, Borough Farm, Kelly, Lifton, Devon PL16 0HJ

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Getting There

Exit the A30 at Lifton and continue through the village, past the Arundell Arms on your left, and over a bridge at the bottom of the hill. Turn right, signposted ‘Chillaton/industrial estate’, and follow this road up the hill for a couple of miles to the crossroads called Borough Cross signposted to Kelly. Do not turn off but continue for 50 metres and you will find Borough Farm on the left-hand side. Bere Alston is the closest rail station. Alternatively you can catch a train to Exeter and then get a bus to Lifton, but if you want to explore Dartmoor and all its surroundings then this isn’t the place to be without your own vehicle.

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