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Gaia's Hideaway

Buxton, Derbyshire, England

Mongolian yurt with private hot tub + views over the Derbyshire hills sleeps 2+2 near the spa town of Buxton. Also available a cosy lodge for 2!

Gaia's Hideaway sleeps 2-4 people and is an authentic Mongolian Yurt with hot tub located near the spa town of Buxton on the award winning Upper Hurst Farm.

Inside the yurt is a feature circular double bed with soft draped canopy and luxurious Egyptian cotton linen, perfect for setting the romantic mood. A log burner keeps the place warm and cosy whilst the mini kitchen benefits from cooking and washing up facilities. The sofa bed is perfect for lounging on with a good book or as a space for 2 children to sleep. 

Fling open the door in the morning and watch the sun rise with a cuppa in hand and enjoy your complimentary breakfast hamper. At nightfall after dining al fresco with the gas barbecue, you can enjoy the brilliant stars from the warmth of the wood-fired hot tub. The rural location of this yurt gives you stunning uninterrupted views over the Derbyshire hills. 

Just across the way is your own private compost toilet and underfloor heated showers are just a couple minutes' walk away at the main caravan site. 

Locally you can explore the Manifold Valley Trail or face your fear of heights at Go Ape! Cauldwell's Mill is an interesting place for foodies to visit and there you can purchase a wide variety of flours and oats plus other specialist food. Alternatively, for a great family day out, Alton Towers is just a half hour drive away. 

Children and dogs welcome. Logs provided free of charge for the hot tub. Free wifi. Fluffy Dressing gowns provided.

Any number of days can be taken and short break prices range from £240-£593.

7-night prices range from £504-£796.

Also on site is a bijou holiday lodge for 2 with private hot tub and panoramic views. Here you can cuddle up beside the log burner, or enjoy dining al fresco in the walled garden. The property retains its character but offers all mod cons that you could want including underfloor heating, free wifi and a full kitchen. The great news is that your dog is welcome to join you too! Prices start from £72 per night in low season (when staying for 7 days.) 

There are also pitches for camping and super pitches for caravans and motorhomes on site.

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