Overview

Glamping holidays in Gloucestershire, South West England

A self-contained yurt with private facilities and garden, set within the grounds of a smallholding in the ancient Forest of Dean.

Weekend 3 nights from £225 + more price options

  • Venue: Private Grounds

Suitability

  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing

Highlights

  • Private, modern facilities
  • Upcycled and quirky
  • Hammocks in the trees
  • Campfire cooking

Social distancing available at Oakdean Cottage Yurt

The yurt is completely self contained with private parking, and private bathroom and cooking facilities. A large separate garden area surrounds the yurt. Self check-in is available, and we can take online payments and contactless card payments for additional wood.

About Oakdean Cottage Yurt

Self contained and cosy yurt in the magical Forest of Dean. Private facilities and garden area in the grounds of an old forest smallholding. Wood burner for chilly nights and campfire area.

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Accommodation

  • Yurts

Oakdean Cottage Yurt

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 4

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Features

Onsite facilities

  • Parking

The parking area is a short walk from the yurt along a sloping gravel path.

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Kitchen - Outside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing Up Area

All facilities are for your sole use for the duration of your stay. The bathroom and kitchen facilities have hot running water, there is an electric shower, and flushing toilet. You have the option of cooking outside on a quirky campfire / fireplace (see photos) or using the electric oven and hob in the outdoor shelter.

Eco features

  • Biomass
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

The yurt has a woodburner and we always source wood very locally. We have sourced all furniture and items in the yurt as sustainably as possible, with most items upcycled in some way. We recommend you bring your own bedding as this also reduces the environmental load.

What To Bring

  • Bedding
  • Bikes
  • Blankets
  • Duvets
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Sheets
  • Slippers
  • Torches
  • Towels
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

We can provide bedding and towels for a one off fee of £20 but we recommend you bring your own if you can, as this reduces everyone's carbon footprint. Slippers are a good idea in the colder months and wellies or good waterproof walking boots are essential year round (we are close to Wales and it does rain quite a bit - resulting in MUD!). It gets very dark here at night - great for stargazing but you might want to bring a torch (we do have solar outdoor lights in some areas though).

Video

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Location

  • Countryside
  • Forest
  • Hillside
  • Rural
  • Woodland

Distances

  • Beechenhurst (Junior Go Ape and Sculpture Trail) 7 miles
  • Blakeney Village 1 miles
  • Cannop Ponds and Family Cycle Trail 7 miles
  • Cinderford 6 miles
  • Coleford 9 miles
  • Dean Heritage Centre 2 miles
  • Forest of Dean 200 metres
  • Lydney 4 miles
  • Mallards Pike (Go Ape) 4 miles
  • Puzzlewood 9 miles
  • Severn Bore 10 miles
  • Soudley Ponds 2 miles

Activities nearby

  • Bushcraft
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Geocaching
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Surfing
  • Walking
  • Yoga

The yurt itself is a very short walk away from the forest along forestry paths. You can walk or cycle into the Forest straight from the yurt and keep going for miles. We are around 20 minutes from the River Wye which is good for kayaking, and around 10 minutes drive from Minsterworth where you can get in the Severn to surf the Bore if the time is right. We are always happy to provide further information about local guides if you would like more information.

Prices

  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 3 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 4 nights £300 - £360
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 3 nights £225 - £270
  • Weekly 7 nights £500 - £600

Extras

  • Bedding per stay £20
  • Fire wood per night £5

Notes about prices

Monday - Friday (4 night stay, arriving on Monday, leaving Friday). Friday - Monday (3 night stay, arriving Friday, leaving Sunday). Weekly - arrive on a Monday or a Friday for 7+ nights depending on availability. Please contact us if your stay does not fit within our arrival / departure brackets as we will do our best to accommodate you.

Cancellation policy

We offer fully flexible cancellation to accommodate you if local restrictions change or you are required to self isolate, but please keep us informed.

Disclaimer

The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Debbora Hall, the owner/manager of Oakdean Cottage Yurt.

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