Comfortable and Family-Friendly Yurt Camping on Farm near Eastern WalesShropshire, England (United Kingdom) view map
Description of Glamping Units
Situated on a charming farm on the border of the eastern countryside of Wales, this lovely yurt is the ideal location for a family-friendly getaway. This accommodation sleeps up to six guests and is large enough to pass the time in comfort. Including a king-size bed, single bunk beds, and an agreeably sized sofa that converts into a double bed. The yurt is equipped with a dresser with a mirror, multiple floor carpets, lamps and electricity, and an oil heater in case of a drop in temperature.
The main feature is a transparent cap on the roof of the yurt, which not only provides natural light during the day but also allows for stargazing while drifting off to sleep in the peaceful English countryside. The communal toilet, kitchen, fire pit, and lounge facilities are available on the property for use throughout guests´ stay. Read More
- Bunk beds
- Fire pit
- King-size bed
- Kitchen equipment
- Linens provided
- Sofa bed/Futon
- Tea kettle
All accommodations on the property are equipped to make guests´ stay in the country as authentic and comfortable as possible. Each accommodation has heating and electricity to keep guests warm, and Wi-Fi to keep them connected. Linens will be provided, however towels are not.
Bathroom facilities consist of one shared shower in the main farmhouse and two portable toilets located in the barn, where soap and paper towels will be provided.
The kitchen shack, which is communal and is located in the vicinity of the accommodations, includes a sink, a coffee maker, a toaster, a small double stove, a microwave, and various kitchen utensils and cutlery. For dining in, there is a dining room with a bar and a fireplace. Guests can order breakfast and dinner to dine in, and packed lunches will be provided.
If guests want to relax outside of their chosen accommodation, there is a barn lounge with furniture, a television with a DVD player, and a dance floor. Outside, guests can enjoy a communal fire pit with supplied firewood.
- Dining room
- Fire pit
- Shared bathroom
- Shared kitchen
- TV room
Water on the property is run on a limited private supply.
It is suggested to bring sturdy shoes or rainboots in preparation for any weather.
Dogs are welcomed to stay on the property, as long as they are well behaved and can be on a leash. There is livestock in the area, and dogs that become problems for the other animals will be asked to leave the property. Guests are required to pay an additional nightly pet fee.
One car is included in each booking, and the fee for a second car per night is an additional £5. There is a nightly fee of £10 for each additional guest. Read More
Location + Surroundings
Shropshire, located on the cusp between the Midlands of England and the Welsh border, is abundant with rolling hills, ancient castles, and is the perfect setting for a cozy weekend getaway. Just about an hour away from Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool, the location is easily accessible from airports in the region. The region of Shropshire itself does not sport any large cities, but rather many towns, with many in a short driving distance from the location of the property. This glamping site is situated in the northern region of Shropshire with Shrewsbury located 23 miles to the south and the stunning Shropshire Hills approximately a one-hour drive in the same direction. The Shropshire Hills has been classified as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in this region, guests will find the charming towns of Church Stretton and Ludlow, for a lovely day out. Read More
- If the guest cancels at least 30 days prior to check in: The guest will receive a 50% refund.
Kitchen and dining services are offered, and dining packages can be purchased at an additional cost. Guests can purchase a ¨full board¨ meal plan, which consists of a cooked breakfast, packed lunch, snack pack, and an evening meal for £30.
All-you-can-eat breakfast is offered at an age fixed price of £7.50 per person of 14 years and older, £5.50 for ages four to13, and free for guests less than four years of age. If a guest would like a full English breakfast, consisting of eggs, sausage, bacon, beans, mushrooms, tomatoes, and toast, the cost will be £8.00.
Snack packs are available for £3.00, and they include the option of choosing three pieces of either a bag of chips, a piece of fruit, an energy bar, or a half sandwich.
A packed lunch is available for £5.00, and consist of a sandwich, a bag of chips, an energy bar, a piece of fruit, and a bottle of water.
Dinner at the property is home cooked, and the hosts will do their best to accommodate dietary needs and requests from the guests. Either alcoholic drinks can be brought by the guest or provided by the host, depending on the guests´ preference. Dinner consists of a main course, drink, dessert, and either tea or coffee. The price for an adult size meal is £14.50, a small size is priced £8.50, and extra small costs are priced at £5.50. There is a bar where guests can order drinks but are able to bring their own as well. Read More
- Bird watching
- Feeding animals
- Skeet shooting
Shropshire and its surroundings are full of sights to see and things to do. Many towns and villages are in short driving distance, so visitors can hop in their car for a nice afternoon outing, or spend a day strolling through the rolling bordering Welsh hills. Market towns like Llansilin and Oswestry are in close proximity and are frequented by visitors and locals alike.
Horseback riding and quad biking facilities are a short distance away if guests would like to explore the countryside in a fun and interesting way. Visitors interested in history have many options available for touring nearby castles, abbeys, and churches. The landscape provides a perfect backdrop for bird watching and photography. The nearby towns are great for shopping, antiquing, and tasting the local fare at restaurants and pubs.