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- Private timber yurt glamping site with lake-view hot tub
- Fish at a private lake full of carp, roach, tench and rudd
- Less than 15 minutes from Chester
Fishing for a break in the north west of England? Willow Lake Yurts, a timber yurt glamping site near Chester in Cheshire, might be a catch. Privacy is an important part your stay here: the site is entirely yours while you’re here.
Willow Lake Yurts is in the grounds of The Groves Fisheries, and is a top spot for fishing getaways. Take a seat at the edge of the private lake on site and try your luck at catching carp, roach, tench and rudd. Don’t worry if you’re not an expert with the rod and reel – the lake is well stocked, so beginners should have no trouble landing that first big catch.
If fishing doesn’t float your boat, there’s lots to do in the area, from the Chester Zoo to the oldest racecourse still in use in England, the Roodee. Golfers can tee off at Cheshire courses all around (such as swish Hoylake, venue for The Open in 2014), and if you're really up for countryside adventuring you can cross the border into Wales and Snowdonia National Park within the hour.
Amid all the local gallivanting it's worth leaving some time for the site's big feature: a swish hot tub with massage seats, foot massage, LED lighting and Bluetooth speakers – plus a fine view over the fishing lake (just the place to while away a chilled evening or few…)
The on-site cooking shack and washing-up shack are fully stocked and look out over fields and ponds.
Open from 07/04/2020 to 11/30/2020
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Leisure on park
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on park
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Barbecue grills allowed
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Tipis, yurts, or wigwams
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Propane/gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Nearby farmers' market
Public transportation nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horseback riding nearby
Indoor pool nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
Chester Zoo Bus Terminal
— 2.2 kilometers
2.2 kilometers Ellesmere Port: Bus Station — 3.4 kilometers
3.4 kilometers Chester: Bus Exchange — 6.0 kilometers
- Train stations
Capenhurst Rail Station
— 3.9 kilometers
3.9 kilometers Ellesmere Port Rail Station — 4.0 kilometers
4.0 kilometers Bache Rail Station — 4.2 kilometers
- Ferry ports
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal
— 18.4 kilometers
18.4 kilometers Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal — 19.1 kilometers
19.1 kilometers Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal — 19.2 kilometers
Liverpool John Lennon Airport
— 10.4 kilometers
10.4 kilometers Manchester Airport Terminal 2 — 42.8 kilometers
42.8 kilometers Manchester Airport — 43.0 kilometers
History buffs should take a trip into the Roman city of Chester, just 15 minutes away, to explore the cathedral, city walls – the only complete set of ancient defensive walls in Britain – and Roman amphitheatre. You can also marry history and shopping with a trip to the 700-year-old Rows, half-timbered galleries that form a second tier of shops above those at ground-level, and believed to be the only example of this in the world.
There are also plenty of activities in the area to keep kids happy: Chester Zoo is less than 10 minutes away and Blue Planet Aquarium in nearby Ellesmere Port is just a five-minute drive from Willow Lake. You can also put a bounce back in their step – and yours – at Freedome Park, a trampoline park five minutes from the site.
And if you seek a quieter pace and just want to stick to the old adage that there are no calories on holidays? Indulge your sweet tooth at the Ice Cream Farm, an amusement and play park 30 minutes from Willow Lake where you can eat your fill of the more than 50 flavours they make right next to the farm.
- Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet (2.0 kilometers)
- Chester Zoo (2.4 kilometers)
- National Waterways Museum (4.9 kilometers)
- Speke Hall, Garden and Estate (10.0 kilometers)
- Mr Hardman's Photographic Studio (17.9 kilometers)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||Anytime|
|Depart by:||10:30 a.m.|
Please call using the number in the confirmation to arrange the check-in. There is no reception area, so access to the site is by meeting only.
Willow Lake Yurts cancelation policy
No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.
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 cancelations and for your property/injury whilst away.
Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Willow Lake Yurts will debit the balance from your card 2 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 2 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted at the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsPark booking terms and conditions
- Does Willow Lake Yurts have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Willow Lake Yurts dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Willow Lake Yurts? History buffs should take a trip into the Roman city of Chester, just 15 minutes away, to explore the cathedral, city walls – the only complete set of ancient defensive walls in … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Willow Lake Yurts?
On-park accommodation Arrive: 3 p.m. – Anytime Depart by: 10:30 a.m.
Please call using the number in the confirmation to arrange the check-in. There is no reception area, so access to the site is by meeting only.Read more