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Larkhill Tipis & Yurts

Larkhill, Carmarthenshire, Wales
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Award winning eco-friendly and peaceful glamping location in West Wales. Campfires, amazing stars, great views and friendly hosts.


25% discount off for midweek Sun-Thurs stays - excluding school holidays.

Larkhill Tipis & Yurts is a family-run, eco-friendly, award-winning campsite and has spectacular views of the Welsh countryside. Located on the edge of woodland on A 20 acre smallholding in Carmarthenshire, West Wales. 

There are 5 different yurts and tipi 'glamping' experiences: the Alachigh, Mongolian Ger, Bentwood Yurt, the Lavvu and a Native American Tipi. Each of these has its own 'space', separated by mature shrubs and trees, and all connected by hand-made stepping stones. 

Relax by a glowing campfire by night, looking at an endless sky of stars and waking to the sound of birdsong. This is a quiet location, well away from busy roads and not far from both the Carmarthen Bay and the Cardigan Bay coastlines.

If you are looking for a child-friendly, relaxed and sustainable alternative holiday, look no further. The entire campsite is run by alternative energy - wind and solar - and a new hydroelectric system. All normal camping paraphernalia is provided. Just bring your sleeping bags, some food, a towel and a torch.

The Yurt, Ger and Alachigh are types of yurt from around the world offering a perfect magical space for the whole family. They have beautiful rugs, lanterns, comfortable beds, sheepskins, big cushions, pillows and plenty of blankets. There is a log burning stove, which you can cook on, and a 2 ring gas stove. A small wooden table and chairs are provided along with cooking equipment and a good supply of firewood.

The Tipi and Lavvu both have woodburning stoves, comfortable beds, rugs, sheepskins, lanterns (and LED lighting), large cushions, pillows, blankets, table and chests. Both have a fire-pit, trivet and picnic table outside.

For use by all guests is a log cabin with full-size Calor gas cooker with an oven, a wood-burning stove, low energy power for mobile phone charging, a sink, a central table and it has also been made cosy with lots of cushions to sit and chat to fellow guests. There are 2 hot showers, a tiled compost loo and a standard flush loo too. Children can enjoy the play area on the edge of the woodland and den-building is encouraged! 

All cleaning products are environmentally friendly, and they supply eco-friendly shampoo, conditioner, soap and clothes washing products. There are also recycling facilities on site.

All accommodation sleeps up to 4 guests with the exception of the Alachigh which can sleep 6. Nightly rates are between £70-£110. Weekend rates go from £160 to £220 for Friday and Saturday night. Weekly stays from £500-£650.

All accommodation with the exception of the tipi (Easter to end of October) are available year-round. No adult groups of more than 6. Minimum 2 night stays throughout the year. In August there is a minimum 3-night stay from Friday to Monday, 4-night stay from Monday to Friday or 7-night stay with Monday or Friday arrival.

What you Need to Bring:

Towels for the shower

Your own food

A torch

Bedding (although bedding can be supplied at an additional charge of £15 per stay).


Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s