After the Gold Rush Yurt

Lydbury North, Shropshire, England

Gorgeous yurt with poolside location + rowing boat, offers a romantic off grid retreat or a family break near Bishop's Castle.

The Quirky Tour

The chance to get close to nature within an ancient arboretum with lakes and estate walks and wildlife.

Take a walk to the end of the drive for a lovely meal in the friendly village pub.

Jess' visit on 27th January during The Quirky Tour 2023

Key Points

  • Romantic yurt with lakeside location offers a fabulous break for 2 or a family break for 4 guests with a double bed and small sofa bed near Lydbury North.
  • The yurt is off grid and has a wood burning stove for cosiness and a double ring gas stove for simple cooking.
  • Enjoy dining al fresco taking in the countryside views.
  • There is a converted hen house for a toilet nearby and the shower block on site is just a short stroll away.
  • Enjoy taking the rowing boat out on the lake or take a stroll to the pub at the end of the road.
  • Closed for winter from beginning of December to end of February.
  • Whilst here visit a range of castles - Clun, Ludlow, Stokesay and Powys.

Special Offer

Reduced rates for weekly stays with Sunday, Monday or Friday arrivals. Priced from £420 to £480.


Set in the beautiful Shropshire hills, you can find this beautiful yurt with poolside location that sleeps up to 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. 

This off grid yurt offers its own individual charm and comes with a wood-burning stove, a double bed plus a small sofa bed. There a double ring gas stove, perfect for that morning cuppa! Fairy lights and candles add to the romantic feel of the yurt and hot water bottles and extra logs will ensure you stay cosy. If booking early or late in the season be aware it can get chilly, so be prepared when packing or simply use this as a good reason to get extra cosy with your loved one. Enjoy dining inside at the dining table and chairs or dine al fresco whilst enjoying the views of the pool. After a tasty meal why not make use of your own private rowing boat and take a trip around the pool, or simply lie back in it and enjoy a spot of stargazing! 

An old hen house has been converted into a WC with a flushing toilet and sink, plus there is a shower block on site for guests use and a small yet fully functioning communal kitchen area. The yurts have a shared area where you can enjoy a game of table tennis or badminton or simply relax around the campfire! Why not bring a BBQ for that true holiday feel!

Please note there is a steep drop from the decking area to the pool so it is not suitable for very small children. Dogs welcome. 

Bed linen is supplied but please bring your own towels. Sturdy footwear and a torch are essential plus wellies if it has been wet!

For an instant price click Check Availability and select your dates.


Room Types

Family Rooms





 Dining area

 Sofa bed




 Dining area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Pub within walking distance


On Arrival

 Bring your own towels

 Included - Linen




Shared Facilities

 On-site pub

 Shared bathroom facilities

 Shared cooking facilities

 Stroll to bathroom facilities


 Free parking


 Large site (12+ accoms)


 Quiet location


Is there a fridge in the yurt?

No but we have a communal freezer in the Estate office so if you wish to bring a cool box you can refreeze your blocks here.

What should I bring with me?

Please bring towels, toiletries, warm clothes, sturdy footwear/wellies and a torch. If visiting in summer, a picnic blanket and some insect repellent may be handy.

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 2nd February 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Team at Walcot Hall from After the Gold Rush Yurt