People unfamiliar or just generally curious about the humble yurt and its wealth of history and potential need search no longer as we can cure that curiosity right now with a information-packed article on yurts for you!
Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry whilst spending time with your nearest and dearest. There’s only one thing that could put a dampener on the mood…a dud present. We suggest playing it safe, by booking you and your special someone a yurt holiday they’ll never forget! Check out these reasons why yurt holidays are a fantastic break away and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser this Christmas:
While we normally focus our attentions on glamping yurts, there is a popular eatery, housed in a yurt in Bristol that we love with a charming name that can only really be said in a true Bristolian accent – Yurt Lush. In case you were panicking that they weren’t in the same place you last saw them, we can confirm they have recently relocated to another spot in the South West city.
There are people who reside in highly-priced apartments and houses, who dream of the chance to get away from the city life and enjoy the natural and slow-paced nature of country living. One couple have done just that by showing that life isn’t always about being in the heart of the action.
Glamping, which is short for ‘Glamourous camping’ dates back further than that you might think, although the term has only been around for a few years, the ideas date back as far as the 1100s. Glamping is a way to experience the fun of camping, the beauty of nature and the luxury of home comforts without the hassle of having to put up a tent and live like a caveman. With the popularity glamping on the rise in the UK, we bring you a brief history of the origins of the glamping holiday:
If you’re looking for the ideal location for your luxury camping holidays, we might have a fantastic solution! This Mongolian yurt not only looks fabulous from the outside, but the inside too. The warm orange glow will brighten up your day no matter what the weather, with spectacular structural features left uncovered on the inside. The yurt is located on a raised section of decking looking out onto a wild flower meadow and surrounded by plenty of woodland – what could be a better vision to wake up to?
While the original Yurts of Mongolia are travelling, collapsible and portable, they take time to set up and are a burden to transport, often requiring several animals to carry the various parts which make it up across the plains.
One of these traditional yurts takes up space, and anyone wishing to use one to travel around the UK would need a van to fit all the parts into and to set aside a full day for its construction. Continue reading
With spring not so far away now, and the days getting lighter, and the appeal of warmer evenings emerging once again, people are beginning to plan their glamping holidays with loved ones, friends and family. But if you have never been glamping before and you’re thinking about the possibilities then here are 7 great reasons to go on a glamping UK vacation. And with a wide range of abodes from yurts, to wagons, to treehouses and more, you can’t go far wrong!
A slightly different use for the Mongolian yurt compared to how our guests use them on their yurt holidays it must be said, but just as impressive nonetheless. We are of course talking about the great news for a Bristol-based pop-up diner, Yurt Lush, with the announcement that it has been granted an extended stay for another year, after its lease was prolonged for 2015. The café, a 70-seater eatery in the Creative Common region of Bristol, is run by Eat Drink Bristol Fashion, from three magnificent Mongolian style yurts, not dissimilar to those our guests frequent during their breaks!