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Wild Northumbrian Tipis and Yurts

Tarset, Northumberland, England

Be close to nature at this eco camp with Tree House Yurt, shepherds hut with hot tub, cabin + yurts in Upper North Tyne Valley.


10% discount for those who arrive on public transport.

In the Upper North Tyne Valley, in the area of Tarset amongst acres of wild fells, meadows and woodlands are Tipis, Mongolian Yurts (or Gers), a reclaimed wooden Bothy, a most idyllic Shepherd's hut with its own hot tub plus a new treehouse yurt! Each accommodation is set in its own wild secluded spot, overlooking the stunning valley.

The Treehouse Yurt, 10 foot high up in the Scots Pine trees with a glass wall for maximum views over the stunning forest will amaze you. A suspended rope bridge will take you from this yurt to a crows nest where you can stargaze to your heart's content. Inside the yurt, there is a unique four-poster bed made from Scots Pine, a hobbit cookstove plus other unique features!

Prices for the treehouse yurt start from £120 per night with a weeks stay costing £560. 

The 4 handcrafted, bespoke, fully insulated ground floor Yurts sleep 4-6 and have a window to see the stars and the changing seasons. Sit around the firebowl on the decking and take in the breathtaking views or relax and unwind in a hammock. The interiors are all slightly different depending on the Yurt but all have a luxurious feel with reclaimed furniture, recycled woodburning stoves and organic fairtrade rugs and sheepskins. The sleeping accommodation in each yurt may vary slightly, some having reclaimed wood king sized beds, handcrafted four poster beds but all ensuring a good night sleep.

£120 a night with reductions for 3 nights or more and a weeks stay costing £560.

Corbie's Shepherd's Hut is perfect for a romantic stay. Inside is a Hobbit woodburning stove, king sized bed and a small pullout double bed for a little one or two, fully equipped kitchen, its own hot water supply and lighting by candlelit. Outside there is a firepit, quirky wood compost loo and a new Hikki Scandinavian hot tub bath, big enough for 2 adults and 2 small children! Perfect for a spot of stargazing!

Prices start at £110 a night, with reductions for 2 nights or more and a week's stay costing £525. (You are welcome to pitch a tent alongside to accommodate extra guests, please enquire for prices.)

The Bonny Shiel is an antique original shepherd's hut that sleeps 2+2 therefore suitable for a romantic getaway for 2 or a young family. Enjoy warming yourself around the wood burning stove inside or around the fire pit outside. Take delight in the antique touches including brass wall mounted candlesticks whilst being cosy in the soft furnishings. Children will love the mini yurt outside, their own private play area. 

Prices start at £94 a night with reductions for stays of 2 nights or more and a week's stay cosing £446.

Swallow Hut is a beautiful, rustic magical barn. It is in a central location on the site and has its own outside firepit, perfect for toasting marshmallows! Inside you can find a double bed and 2 singles, all up on stilts, offering lots of fun for all the family. 

Prices start at £120 a night, with reductions for stays of 2 nights or more and a weeks stay costing £490.

Depending on the weather you may prefer to use the heated showers, toilets and drying area in The Old Stables.

There are bespoke, exciting workshops from falconry, historic pottery, foraging etc. and activities for all the family. From Bat nights, Osprey Watch to Stargazing Wild Northumbrian Tipis and Yurts have holiday packages to suit all.

Dogs, horses and bikes are welcome. 10% discount offered for those arriving on public transport. One night stays are available in some properties but are limited and not available on Fridays and Saturdays.

Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s