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Mimi's Tree Yurt

Walterstone, Herefordshire, England

Unique hand-built yurt with wooden cabin and copper bath-tub offers a romantic retreat for 2 near Abergavenny. Closed in winter.

Built and designed by the owners and local master craftstmen, Mimi's Tree Yurt sleeps 2 in a  wonderfully romantic setting. A favourite with honeymooners, it is set in a beautiful location near the Black Mountains close to Abergavenny. It has beautiful sweeping views and is very peaceful so is the ideal place to unwind and enjoy a simple life. This is one of 4 special properties set totally privately for adults.

Mimi's Tree Yurt was built by the family themselves and they intricately wove each eccentric pole together in this spacious yurt. With a king-size bed with a top quality mattress and bamboo bed linen, gorgeous copper bathtub, hand-built chestnut kitchen cabin with handmade furniture and details plus outdoor shower and BBQ area, this luxurious yurt is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Locally you can enjoy hiking in the stunning Brecon Beacons or alternatively, if you looking for some adrenaline raising activities, try your hand at mountain biking at The Black Mountain Cycle Centre just down the road, or supertubing in nearby Ebbw Vale. Those interested in history can enjoy a day out at the cathedral city of Hereford before heading over to any number of local castles to explore.  There are an extraordinary number of wonderful places to eat locally from the famous Walnut Tree, and The Hardwick, to the owner's favourite local pub The Carpenters Arms which is within walking distance. 

Dogs are very welcome. but since there are sheep nearby, you are relied upon to keep a close eye on them. Monday and Wednesday arrivals for 2 night breaks. Friday arrivals for a 3 night weekend break. Weekends are set-priced from Friday 4pm to Monday 10.30am. You can stay 1-3 nights for the weekend price. Week breaks have Monday, Wednesday and Friday arrivals, except only Monday and Fridays during school holidays. CLOSED IN WINTER.

Mimi's Tree Yurt: 2 night stay from £188, weekend stay from £318, week stay from £521.


Room Types

Double Ensuite

Nearest Airport/s

Cardiff / Bristol