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Lakes Yurts: Surrounding scenery

General

  • Luxurious yurts in the Lake District, 20 minutes' drive from Keswick
  • Peaceful field on the edge of a farm 10 mins' drive from Cockermouth
  • Bedding, woodburner and fully-equipped kitchen in each yurt

Lakes Yurts does exactly what it says on the tin, getting you out on a jolly spent in Central Asian-style accommodation in the Lake District National Park. This site’s set on a working family farm with a friendly atmosphere just outside the village of Brandlingill, in a peaceful setting with scenic views over Lorton's valley and fells.

So what exactly are the yurts like at this fab park? All measure 16ft and have coloured covers, cotton linings, a double sofa bed, two single sofa beds and bedding included. Each has a small woodburning stove (with a basket of logs and sticks provided to keep you toasty), a fully-equipped kitchen with a gas camping stove to get you prepping meals with ease, and a solar-powered lamp and fairy lights to illuminate evenings spent with the box of board games.

Guests are given written info on the local area too, so they can go off on jaunts – including to lovely Lake District market towns like Cockermouth (under 10 minutes’ drive away) and Keswick (20) with their art museums, historic houses and ancient castles. For drives deep in the countryside, the lush Vale of Lorton and its Buttermere, Crummock Water and Loweswater lakes are 15 minutes away.

Back at the site, amenities are in the same field as the yurts and those not keen on sharing will be pleased to know each one has its own private picnic table, shower and toilet.

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No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.


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9.7

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98% would recommend this site to a friend.

98% would stay here again.

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Lovely location, clean and peaceful.07/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomSimon P.Confirmed

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Excellent site well designed, clean and furnished07/06/2021

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    Loved the yurt was amazing and the site was great. The owners were great & checked in that everything was ok.

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Awesome site, brilliant hosts.06/06/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomJames G.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Loved the location, the back to basics eco friendly set up.

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    Loved everything!

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An excellent stay in an amazing location! Very well equipped yurts!05/06/2021

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    We had an amazing 4 nights at the yurts. The location is excellent, the yurts very well equipped. The beds surprisingly comfy and bedding excellent. We would love to come back.

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Loved the yurt. It was spotlessly clean . Felt quite …04/06/2021

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    Loved the yurt. It was spotlessly clean . Felt quite private as only 3 yurts on the site. The yurt was really well stocked with pots, pans , cutlery etc . Beds were reasonably comfortable for ‘sofa beds’ . If the bedding provided wasn’t new then it certainly felt like it was ... crisp and clean. Really cozy at night with the log fire and fairy lights.
    Loved it and would certainly go back .
    Jennifer looked after us and was extremely helpful

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Excellent place02/06/2021

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    Everything was perfect

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Have a visit & thank me later24/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomWill D.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

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    Loved absolutley everything, thought the Ad for it looked just OK but the reviews are what made me book it. Its so much better in person. Exceeded mine and my girlfriends expectations in every single way from the location, cleanliness, facilities, quality, service. We will make this a regular in the lakes 👍🏻 highly highly recommend, we’ve booked lodges with hot tubs at a grand a week but this is takes the #1 spot by far.

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Facilities were plentiful and perfectly adequate. Site is also perfectly …21/05/2021

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    Facilities were plentiful and perfectly adequate. Site is also perfectly located and close to main travel corridors with shops not being too far either. Hosts went above and beyond with COVID precautions, yurt was spotless and each had their own toilet and shower block. Although we had no issues, they were also contactable should we have any concerns or questions.

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What a lovely place to stay17/05/2021

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    Everything was clean and tidy what a beautiful spot

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Beautiful setting with great facilities04/05/2021

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMark P.Confirmed

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    It was a glorious location with the most stunning views. The yurts are really well equipped and the log burner was perfect for chilly nights.
    The showers and toilets were spotlessly clean, we had a wonderful few days away.
    Cuddling a tiny lamb was a bonus!

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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit

Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Hand sanitising stations

More frequent emptying of bins

Shared spaces: more frequent cleaning

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams

Themes

Lake and/or mountain

Peaceful

Spectacular scenery

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Communal fridge

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Farm

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Restaurant nearby

Sailing nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Location

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  • Sneck Yeat Farm, Brandlingill, Cockermouth, Cumbria, England, CA13 0RE
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 54.6348°N 3.3551°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Cockermouth: Monument Main Street Coach Stop — 2.0 miles
Flimby (Cumbria): Rail Station Bus Stop — 7.6 miles
Workington Bus Station — 7.8 miles
Train stations
Flimby Rail Station — 7.6 miles
Maryport Rail Station — 7.7 miles
Workington Rail Station — 8.2 miles
Ferry ports
Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing — 8.5 miles
Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 8.7 miles
Low Brandelhow Derwentwater Ferry Landing — 8.9 miles
Airports
Newcastle International Airport — 71.3 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

As Lake District aficionados know full well, this area’s prime for puttering about on two feet or two wheels. Whinlatter Forest Park, England’s only mountain forest, is a top-notch pick for cycle rides on the longest purpose-built bike trails in the Lake District, 10 minutes’ drive away; keep eyes peeled for the creatures that scamper around the area: red and roe deer, Herdwick sheep and shrews can all be spotted hereabouts.

If you’ve not spotted any critters, drop by the Lake District Wildlife Park (15 minutes' drive) to see over 100 species, or view the animals underwater at the Lake District Coast Aquarium in Maryport (20 minutes) – a grand way to spend time if rainclouds are gathering.

Still pouring? Dive below ground for tours at Honister Slate Mine (35 minutes), where visitors traverse the terrain on vertical climbs, rope-bridge walkways and steel ladders while learning about the 450-million-year-old volcanic slate.

Back in the open air, the Laal Ratty (Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, 45 minutes away from the site) will have you chugging along a vintage steam train from the coastal village of Ravenglass to 210ft above sea level at Dalegarth.

Must see

  • Whinlatter Forest & Visitor Centre (6.5 miles)
  • Mirehouse Historic House and Gardens (6.7 miles)
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle (10.5 miles)

National Trust

  • Wordsworth House and Garden (2.1 miles)
  • Buttermere and Ennerdale (10.1 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Lakes Yurts cancellation policy

No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 42 day(s) of arrival.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Lakes Yurts will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Lakes Yurts have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Lakes Yurts dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Lakes Yurts? As Lake District aficionados know full well, this area’s prime for puttering about on two feet or two wheels. Whinlatter Forest Park, England’s only mountain forest, is a top-notch pick for cycle … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Lakes Yurts?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  4 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Lakes Yurts? From £75 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 42 day(s) of arrival.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
In the event of a complaint, please speak to reception immediately. Complaints which are not brought to the management's attention during your stay cannot be dealt with once you have left the site.
Quiet (afternoon) hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Quiet hours must be respected between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Hired accommodation
Your unit must be left clean and tidy; a fine of £50.00 will be charged for unclean units upon departure.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Firearms are not permitted.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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