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The Yurt Retreat

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The Yurt Retreat is under a hill fort on a working organic dairy farm and has luxury yurts with private bathrooms and luxury showers. The yurts have use of the on-site lodge with a beautiful communal kitchen and comfy lounge. Each yurt is fully kitted out with furniture and its own log burners for cosy nights under the stars. Exclusively for adults over 16 and surrounded by amazing wildlife and great views, this truly is glamorous camping.

Each yurt is south facing. Sit on your own personal decking looking out across open fields and woodlands and watch the sun set; you might even see a herd of deer if you're lucky.

There is also an award-winning gastro pub within walking distance.

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment


Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away



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


Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport


Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Tents for hire

Toilet block

Washing-up area


Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome


Adults only

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

No dogs allowed

Camping 2.0

Tipis, yurts, or wigwams





Remote location

Spectacular scenery

Wildlife haven


Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby



Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Indoor pool nearby

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Restaurant nearby

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  • Fordscroft Farm, Crewkerne, Somerset, England, TA18 7TU
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 50.8918°N 2.8241°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Yeovil Bus Station — 9.3 miles
Coach Station — 11.3 miles
Greenhill — 14.0 miles
Train stations
Crewkerne Rail Station — 2.4 miles
Yeovil Junction Rail Station — 9.5 miles
Yeovil Pen Mill Rail Station — 9.9 miles
Ferry ports
Bridgwater Ferry Terminal — 18.8 miles
Weymouth Ferry Terminal — 25.6 miles
Exeter International Airport — 28.2 miles


From the A30 take the turning signposted to Hinton St George. As you drop down the hill, take the first turning on your right into Fords Croft Farm. At the bottom of the hill turn left along the track and you're there.

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

With a host of facilities in nearby Crewkerne including the leisure centre and Waitrose; an award-winning gastro pub, The Lord Poullett Arms, only half a mile away in Hinton St George, and the Jurassic Coast just 30 mins away, you're sure of a great holiday whatever you prefer to do.

Must see

  • Montacute House (6.3 miles)
  • Mapperton House & Gardens (8.5 miles)
  • Fleet Air Arm Museum (11.7 miles)

National Trust

  • Barrington Court (5.1 miles)
  • Montacute House (6.3 miles)

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

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Terms and conditions

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Additional terms

Adults-only site.

Once a booking is confirmed, the hirer is responsible for the total cost of the holiday as shown on the booking confirmation.

If the cancellation is less than six weeks before arrival then the cost will not be refunded unless the booking can be re-let and no transfer of dates will be permitted once payment is taken. In the event that the yurt can be re-let, 50% of the campsite balance will be refunded.

Please remember you are staying in a woodland camping environment with live animals and other hazards. Some of the camp equipment can be dangerous if misused. The proprietor accepts no liability for any accident, injury, loss or damage sustained by any resident, their family, visitors, animals, vehicle or personal effects however caused.

The maximum number of guests permitted in each yurt must not exceed the number stated on the booking form. The proprietor reserves the right to decline accommodation and to order any unauthorised person off the premises.

Any damage or breakages which may occur must be paid for. Accidental damages or breakages of a minor nature will not normally be charged.

Any complaints must be made known to the proprietor immediately. No complaints will be entertained at the end of the hiring period or after the hirer has departed. The Yurt Retreat is relieved from liability should the accommodation or other facilities be unavailable due to circumstances beyond our control.

No pets are allowed on site due to the site being located on a working farm.

Guests bringing their own bicycles should ensure they are locked. The proprietor cannot be held responsible for damage or theft to bicycles left on the property. Bicycles are not permitted within the properties.

Bookings are from 3pm on the day of arrival to 10am on the day of departure.

Guests are asked to leave their accommodation clean and tidy when vacating. Guests are asked to give consideration to other residents and not to cause nuisance or annoyance. The owner reserves the right to gain access with prior notice for the purpose of maintenance and inspection if it is necessary.

All properties at the site are non-smoking.