Step into The Enchanted Wood, a glorious family-themed yurt on the Isle of Wight, sleeping up to six guests. Filled with mystique and playful charm, this beautifully handcrafted yurt creates a functional and creative space for a wonderful family fun holiday. Spend your nights with the woodland folk in ultra-comfy memory foam mattresses, including a delightful tree bunk bed for the kids and a lovely double for mum and dad.
There's plenty for youngsters to do including books, toys and activities, while the outdoor play area is filled with entertaining treats, not least the mud kitchen, bug hotel and jumping beams! The yurt is fully equipped with a warming wood burning stove to keep you super snug on the cold nights, while the en-suite bathroom and hot showers are a real glamping luxury. The peaceful farmland setting makes for a beautifully relaxing destination to enjoy a barbecue outside, or a great base to head out and see the island. Famed for its glorious beaches and 57 miles of pristine coastline, the island has plenty to see and do, while the central town of Newport is only 5 minutes by car. Perfect.
Don't disturb the fairies! Besides for the gentle laughter of kids playing, this is a quiet holiday destination, so is not suitable for noisy adult groups.
Interiors and Facilities
The custom-made yurt, is equipped with a curved kitchen, large shower room and, which is filled with goodies and handmade items. The bedroom area sleeps six people with a double bed, a bunk bed, and one single bed with trundle. All beds have excellent quality memory foam mattresses, 13.5 tog duvets and comfortable pillows. Guests can also request a cot or cot sides. There is no extra charge for bedding or cots. The outside eating area and nature play area are all part of the package.
The custom-made yurt is fully equipped with electricity, a curved kitchen which includes kettle, toaster, microwave, fridge, two electric hobs, crockery, cutlery, utensils, children's plastic set, tea-towels and washing up equipment. It also includes a wood burning stove to keep you lovely and warm, together with comfy memory foam mattresses and full bedding.
Bed guards or a cot can also be provided on request for the smallest visitors.
A separate an en-suite shower room with full flushing toilet is also provided.
There is a drop leaf table and seating for six inside each yurt, there is a BBQ and an outside eating area for six at the rear of the yurt.
Bed guards, high chairs, toys, books, games, and nature crafts can be found in the honesty shed.
First aid kits, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, fire blankets and extinguishers are all provided in case of an emergency.
Please note towels are not provided.
Situation and Location
There is an outdoor play area which is nature-based, including mud kitchen, bug hotel and jumping beams.
Located on the outskirts of an area of outstanding natural beauty, visitors can often see pheasants, bats, red squirrels, and bird life from the yurt. The visiting owl can sometimes be heard hooting in the evening, while lots of nesting birds are in the area including swallows in the summer.
The yurt is in a very quiet area surrounded by working farms, and the owners therefore kindly request no bookings from adult only parties. There is A LOW NOISE POLICY ON SITE for the comfort of all guests.
The site is situated on the outskirts of the island's capital town Newport, which is a five-minute drive away. This is a very rural countryside location perfect for walking, forests, wildlife, and never far away from one of the Island's award-winning beaches.
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Website: Osborne House
Mottistone Manor. A beautiful manor house near the south coast of the Isle of Wight. The surrounding gardens are lovely and are in the care of the National Trust.
Website: Mottistone Manor
Bembridge Windmill. The National Trust's Bembridge Windmill, built in the early 1700s is the only windmill on the Isle of Wight. Inside you can climb the tower, learn how the mill worked and look for our secret millers. Outside there are walking trails, nature trails and let's not forget the kiosk selling ice-creams and coffee. W
Website: Bembridge Windmill
Needles Park. Needles Park is a magnet for families, drawn to the western tip of the Isle of Wight to enjoy the combination of its amazing geology, a famous cable-car chairlift down the cliffs, and a range of family attractions along the clifftop site. The main attraction at The Needles is the multi-coloured sand that makes up the cliffs of Alum Bay.
Website: Needles Park
National Trust. National Trust has various places of interest on the Isle of Wight, including Newtown Nature Reserve, Mottistone Manor, Bembridge Windmill and The Needles to name a few. Many great opportunities for families to explore the Island's lesser known natural attractions. There is currently a program running 'Things to do before you're 11 and 3/4' - great fun for kids and adults alike!
Website: National Trust
Isle of Wight beaches. 57 miles of stunning beaches with seaside awards. There are miles of sandy beaches, perfect for sandcastle building and splashing in the sea. Hidden coves with historical Isle of Wight information and fossil hunting.
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