Buzzard Yurt - A unique eco holiday in East Devon

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Yurt hosted by Caroline

  1. 5 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 5 beds
  4. 1.5 baths
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Unique and comfortable yurt (sleeps 5) with large terrace and stunning views of Devon

Exclusive use of a separate kitchen, hut, shower, compost loo and campfire area.

Homegrown produce available from our organic smallholding

Wild swimming in our natural swimming pond.

Woodfired hot tub available (£50 a day)

Dog friendly with great footpaths straight from the field.

Use of our 26 acre rewilding woodland a 30 minute hike away, forest school activities, games, maps and books.

Kid heaven!

The space
Buzzard Yurt is carpeted and has a king size bed, bunk beds, clothes storage and basic gas cooker for making hot drinks. The Yurt is off grid and heated by a wood burner and has a solar light system. Pillows, duvets, sheets and extra blankets are provided.

The large wooden terrace is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the stunning countyside views. Great for watching the sunrise and moonrise and all the wild birds and animals that live at Holyford.

By the yurt there is a campfire circle, earth oven ( perfect for pizza / bread making!) and a picnic table. 50m up the path, is exclusive use of a compost toilet (loo with a view!) and handwashing sink.

200m down the path through the wildflower area there is Buzzard kitchen and hut. The hut is a extra living space with a double futon, books, games and maps. There are craft materials available for drawing postcards and making natural crafts.

Behind the hut is Buzzard shower with hot water from our biomass boiler and solar systems.

Buzzard kitchen has a 4 ring gas cooker and electric oven, a fridge and a sink. There is a table with 4 chairs (we can provide an extra chair if needed)

There is often seasonal surplus homegrown produce available from our smallholding.

We have a large wild swimming pond on site (fenced and gated) that you can use for swimming, or paddling around (we have a few kayaks and boards you are welcome to use)

We have a woodfired hot tub available to hire. It is £50 to hire for exclusive use day and evening. No chemicals used and we fill up with fresh spring water before each session. We will fill and heat up the tub ready for you to relax and enjoy.
Message to book ASAP during your stay as booked on a first come basis with our other yurt listing- Kingfisher yurt.


A field away from us is Holyford woods an ancient woodland nature reserve and lots of great footpaths that link into the East Devon way and the South West Coast path.

Guests are also welcome to use our private 25 acre re-wilding woodland a beautiful 30 minute hike away. Its great for building dens and exploring nature.

There is the breathtaking Jurassic coast very close, with all its varied beaches. Favourite ones are Lyme Regis, Seaton, Beer, Branscombe, Sidmouth and Charmouth and many more! Great for fossil hunting, wild swimming, Stand Up Paddle boarding (with SUP boards and kayaks available to hire. There are also great beach saunas nearby at Branscombe beach and Seatown beach.

Great area for foodies with lots of fantastic food growers, producers and restaurants

check out insta - homemadeholidays_devon for more info and updates from our smallholding

Wonderful area to explore, by foot, by bus or by paddle!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 king bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 bunk bed
Living room
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Valley view
Garden view
Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Shared pool
Private hot tub
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Where you’ll be

Colyton, Devon, United Kingdom

Holyford smallholding is down a small 'no through access' Lane and surrounded by fields. Walk out of our field straight onto a network of footpaths that link in with the East Devon way and then the South west coast path. Holyford woods nature reserve is only a field away, ancient woodland famous locally for its bluebells. You can also walk to the sea at Seaton- a 20/30 minute walk where you can then access the Jurassic coastline on foot, by bus or even take the electric tram! Seaton wetlands is nearby a wonderful nature reserve to visit. The coastal villages of Beer and Branscombe are close as is the donkey sanctuary and the towns of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis.

Hosted by Caroline

  1. Joined in September 2014
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During your stay

We are happy to give our guests as much space as they would like but also to help answer any queries when need. We are normally around working on the smallholding somewhere so easy to contact if needed.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy