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Yurt holidays with a breath of fresh air
A special place for us and for anyone who visits. Situated at the head of the stunning Great Langdale Valley and guarded by the dominating Langdale Pikes the site is an an adventure waiting to be discovered.
Long Valley Yurts - Holidays with a breath of fresh air
"A truly magical experience" is how some of our guests have described staying in one of our Yurts. Situated right in the heart of the Lake District on the National Trust Campsite at the head of the Great Langdale Valley, you couldn't ask for a more idyllic location.
Surrounded by some of the most spectacular scenery the Lake District has to offer, come and experience 'living in the round' for yourselves and enjoy a unique holiday in a unique environment.
Long Valley Yurts offer the perfect combination of back-to-nature living, without compromising on all the usual luxuries you would wish for on your holiday. Spacious with comfortable beds, warm duvets, cosy wood burning stoves, solar lighting and fairy lights this really is luxury camping. Ideal for families, friends or a romantic getaway, come and experience a holiday with a difference, one you never forget.
From the moment you open the door of the Yurt you will be greeted with the grandeur of the Langdale Valley, it really is something to behold. With Scafell within striking distance, some of the best walking, scrambling and climbing you are ever likely experience in the Lakes you couldn't ask for a more idyllic location. Whether it's adventure, a day out in the mountains, an amble down the valley to the pub or just sitting back in a deck chair soaking up the scenery Langdale is the beating heart of the Lake District and has it all to offer.
We have three yurts each is 18ft in diameter each accommodating up to six persons comfortably. There is a standard double bed and four single futon style beds. We provide freshly laundered cotton sheets, pillow cases and duvets.
Each yurt has it's own uniquely Moroccan feel. You can also expect the following facilities;
Raised wooden floors
Wood burning stoves with integrated oven
Colourful hand made Moroccan rugs
Solar powered interior lighting and fairy lights
Comfortable futons and bedding
Decorated, colourful Moroccan throws
Fully equipped functional kitchen with all the things you are likely to need for 6 people to cook and dine with
A games chest full of games and books both old and new
Drinking water is available from a tap within a short walk. Each yurt comes fully equipped with its own water carrier.
Large central skylight, to bring the inside to life and for amazing stargazing when the lights go out.
Male and female shower blocks and toilet facilities a short walk away. Please be aware the on-site facilities are all shared.
Unfortunately we do not accept dogs inside the Yurts although they are welcome on site.
On site facilities
Well stocked on site shop (campsite reception)
Freshly baked bread, croissants and sausage and bacon sandwiches (available from campsite reception)
Bike hire (campsite reception)
Small climbing wall
Interaction with Guests
Unfortunately while we do try to meet all of our guests we do not live on site and it is not always possible.
Shortly before your stay you will be sent out all the details you will need to find and access the Yurt on the day including all of our contact information and a full information pack is located within the Yurt.
Located in the heart of the Lake District National Park
Stunning scenery at every turn from the door of the Yurt
Scafell within striking distance
Three traditional Lakeland pubs within 10 minute walk
An array of Outdoor Activities available from the site
Other Things to Note
We offer stays on a Mon-Fri or Fri-Mon basis. If you would like to stay outside of these dates please send us an enquiry with your preferred dates.
We have tried to provide everything you might need to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible. However there are a few things that you will need to bring from home.
We do not provide towels.
The Yurts do not have any refrigeration system we advise you bring a cool box with cool bricks. The campsite shop will re-freeze your bricks for you for a small charge.
In addition we advise you bring suitable cloths and footwear for all conditions, the Lake District can be somewhat un-predictable.
Long Valley Yurts. Yurt holidays with a breath of fresh air. Based in two beautiful locations with the Lake District National Park, come and enjoy a holiday with a difference.
Kick off your shoes and relax.. 'A truly magical experience' is how some of our guests have described staying in one of our bell tents or yurts.
Sitting back with your mug of hot chocolate, enjoy the warmth of the wood burning stove and watch the solar fairy lights twinkling against the canvas as you drift off to sleep. Waking up the next morning to the sound of birdsong with the prospect of a day of exciting new adventures ahead is all part of the Long Valley Yurts holiday experience.