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Milne's Corner

Anslow, Staffordshire, England

Beautiful yurt with private hot tub near the Peak District offers a fabulous break for couples or families.

Get away from it all just outside of the quiet countryside village of Anslow and relax in a traditional Mongolian Yurt with private hot tub! Sleeping up to 6 people the yurt is set in a spacious enclosed field and offers year round comfort thanks to a woodburning stove.

Located close to the Peak District, you can enjoy a morning walk and then stop off at the market town of Ashbourne before visiting the brewing town of Burton Upon Trent, famous for its Bass beer. If you want to shop till you drop, then Derby is close by with its large shopping centre. Families can enjoy local activities such as the National Forest Adventure Farm, and Alton Towers and Monkey Forest are only a short drive away.

Milne's Corner Yurt - named after the author of the Winnie the Pooh books can be found at Gate Farm and offers glamping at its best. With a 4 poster double bed, plus comfy day beds, it is perfect for a romantic retreat or a family getaway. There is no electricity which adds to the traditional camping feel, but the glow of the woodburning stove will give you warmth and light in the winter months.

In the summer,you can enjoy cooking on one of the outdoor BBQ options or you can choose the large Finnish BBQ hut which is available all year round but perfect for grilling even in winter. If you prefer,  you can use the fully equipped comunal cooking cabin, with large electric range and shared fridge.

There is an outdoor play area for children including playhouse, swings and a slide and chance to feed the farm animals too. Separate luxurious washrooms are available and include lockers where you can charge your mobiles.

Dogs welcome with a fee of £30 per yurt.

Prices start from £125 per night for a midweek stay during low season and £170 per night for a weekend stay during high season with a minimum 2 night stay. This is based on 2 adults sharing.

Additional adults charged at £20 per night and children charged at £10 per night with a maximum of 6 guests.

Single nights are available but incur a supplement of £30 per stay. 

If you are looking for more space, then 2 more yurts (with a shared hot tub) are available on this site. See for Peakes Retreats also listed on QuirkyAccom.



Room Types

Double
Twin
Quad
Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

East Midlands