Top 9 Yurts In Highland Council, UK - Updated 2024

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Beautifully set in the Scottish Highlands, Highland Council is a local government area blessed with breathtaking landscapes and waterscapes. Apart from the sceneries, this destination offers an abundance of exciting activities. Feel like you’re travelling back in time at the 16th-century Urquhart Castle while hoping to catch sight of Nessie in the nearby Loch Ness. Whisky-tasting at Inverness’ MacGregor’s Bar might pique your interest, as well. Animal lovers can get the chance to pet the adorable highland cows and calves at Uvie Farm Roundhouse. Are you all set for your upcoming visit? We can help you choose a unique home away from home to make your stay even more memorable. To know more, browse through this informative list of top yurts in Highland Council, UK.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. The Tall Pines Yurt, Highland

Perched atop a hill at Gartymore, The Tall Pines Yurt boasts an idyllic setting with spectacular water views. Apart from the scenery, the laid-back bohemian aesthetics of this dwelling is just as pleasing to the eyes. The canvas unit comes with double beds and sofa beds, ready to provide comfort to a pack of four. Fur babies are welcome here, too.

Although appearing secluded in lush trees and rich meadows, the property has modern-day conveniences, including WiFi, a wood burner, and a barbecue grill.

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Highland, Scotland, United Kingdom
98.95 km (61.5 mi) from Urquhart Castle
68 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was set up beautifully
lovely yurt very clean with lots of thoughtful little touches and very eco-friendly
beautiful place to stay friendly hosts
heaven thanks for being wonderful hosts and our lovely stay with you
our stay here was perfect jackie and paul greeted us and were friendly and welcoming
lovely stylish touches and a unique place to stay very comfy bed and friendly owners
they also have two very sweet and friendly dogs
such a great place at a fantastic location with friendly hosts
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2. Beinn Dearg Yurt, Shieldaig

Beinn Dearg Yurt offers tranquility and stunning country scenery. This newly built accommodation can fit two, suitable for couples, solo wanderers, and small families. A crib, kids’ books, and toys are available for guests with little ones. Here, you can also enjoy an equipped kitchen and a wood burner. Since there’s no WiFi access, you will be enticed to unplug and live in the present.

As per house rules, shoes must not be worn inside the dwelling.

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Shieldaig, Strathcarron, United Kingdom
75.65 km (47.1 mi) from Urquhart Castle
181 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
clean toilet and shower
impeccably clean and a great shower and bathroom in short walking distance
log burner was a nice touch and the bathroom facilities were lovely and immaculately clean
shower and toilet facilities were very clean
lisa and kenneth were lovely hosts
great hosts location & look forward to returning one day
lisa and kenneth are so welcoming and helpful highly recommend
ideal location and a different experience
perfect location for enjoying shieldaig as well
such an amazing stay great rural location
an amazing place to stay in a secluded location
an incredible place to stay beautiful location and a brilliant place to stay
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3. Glamping at Skye Yurts - Water Yurt, Isleornsay (from USD 120)

Enjoy a glamorous camping experience when you book this element-inspired yurt at Skye Yurts. This dwelling’s aesthetics take inspiration from the soothing blue color of water. Candle lanterns and solar fairy lights brighten the space at night, making the interiors even more magical. Thanks to a wood burner, nights are extra cozy here.

Towels and toiletries are provided for added convenience. Guests have access to a shared kitchen and electric shower. There is also a designated parking space.

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Isleornsay, Scotland, United Kingdom
83.94 km (52.2 mi) from Urquhart Castle
108 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the amenities from the showers to the kitchen area and even the little treehouse dining room were great
we were welcomed at the door and given a tour of the facilities
good amenities - decent kitchen clean loos and shower
nice kitchen en shower area in outside buildings added to the experience
really enjoyed the time with our family away from tv and internet
clean cosy & friendly
it was clean comfortable and warm
overall it was clean and inviting
the accommodation was very clean and it a great location
relaxing clean fresh eggs beautifull yurts
jon and emma are great hosts
jon and emma were lovely hosts were lovely and very helpful
they were very helpful and friendly
jon and emma were hospital and kind
beautiful place with very welcoming hosts
very unique location and a neat way to experience skye
location on skye is fab in a calm part away from the busiest places
the location is great easy to find
the isle of skye is easily accessible from this place
a great secluded spot and a perfect location to explore the beautiful isle of skye
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4. Croft 3 Yurt, Arisaig

This wooden Mongolian-style yurt invites you to savor a memorable camping experience while also enjoying the comforts of home. Set in a wooded setting, it offers serenity, scenery, and privacy. Inside, you’ll find a queen-size bed, a wood burner, and cozy seats. The outside area comes with alfresco dining, a cooking hut with kitchen essentials, and bathrooms.

One of the best aspects of this yurt is its proximity to the beach. There’s a walkway that leads directly to the shore where you can enjoy sunbathing to your heart’s content.

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Arisaig, Scotland, United Kingdom
96.05 km (59.7 mi) from Urquhart Castle
55 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen is a delight with excellent cooking equipment
quite comfortable with a small wood stove for damp nights
emma and graham are wonderful hosts and the yurt is so warm and cozy
emma is a great host really helpful and very responsive
great peaceful location - close to the beautiful beaches of arisaig
an amazing place to stay incredible location with beautiful scenery surrounding
strikingly beautiful location and such fantastic accommodation
there are lots of lovely coastal walks near by
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5. Tranquil retreat with a deck, Balnain (from USD 101)

From the upgraded flooring to the new beddings and curtains, this lovely yurt is constantly improving to afford guests the best glamping experience. The comfortable king-size bed is perfect for couples. You’ll find a kitchenette inside the yurt, as well as a coffee table where you can enjoy your breakfast.

The yurt opens onto a deck, fronting lush nature. Since there’s electricity and an ensuite bathroom, you’ll find this rustic dwelling as convenient as hotel rooms and bed and breakfast accommodations - but with better views.

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Balnain, Scotland, United Kingdom
7.88 km (4.9 mi) from Urquhart Castle
228 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire place 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy and natural - loved every part of it most of all the fireplace :)
a beautiful space very clean and well kept
it was very clean extremely comfortable and we felt very welcome
cosy clean and ideal space for relaxing and enjoying the surrounding area
the yurt was amazing sparkling clean and with everything we needed for a great weekend getaway
amazing experience and great host
sue was a very welcoming host
sue was a brilliant host and was really helpful throughout our stay
absolutely amazing host who treats you like family
sue and micheal were perfect hosts kind funny and made us feel very welcome
the location was great for us
great location for hikes around and glen affric
beautiful yurt in an amazing location
the specific location was beautiful and quiet
this is the perfect retreat but still close to everything you need
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6. Crunaglack Glamping Yurt, Struy (from USD 70)

Planning of surprising the love of your life with a much-deserved getaway? Book a stay at Crunaglack Glamping Yurt and experience a memorable vacation, filled with lush scenery, tranquility, and relaxation. This traditional Mongolian yurt is equipped with a double bed that a pair of guests can share. With its pet-friendly policy, the accommodation also appeals to guests with fur babies.

Tourists can expect a decking area, a kitchenette, and a modern bathroom with a walk-in shower. If you’re arriving by car, a parking space will be waiting for you.

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Struy, Scotland, United Kingdom
16.49 km (10.3 mi) from Urquhart Castle
54 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
snuggly warm bed with a beautiful and peaceful view
clean stylish private location amazing stay alison is fab :)
alison is a very thoughtful host
alison was an excellent host with lots of local knowledge and recommendations
ali was an excellent host providing a well stocked kitchen for breakfasts and snacks
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7. Off-grid yurt with a king-size bed, Grantown-On-Spey

If you’re hoping to disconnect from the modern world and reconnect with Mother Nature, this secluded yurt in the idyllic Scottish Highlands is the perfect home away from home for you. From the stunning views of Cromdale Hills to the super-convenient amenities, including a king-size bed, a kitchen, and a wood burner, there’s a lot to appreciate about this accommodation.

Since the property is off-grid, WiFi is unavailable here. The lights are battery-powered and the water is sourced directly from the host’s private spring.

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Grantown-On-Spey, The Highlands, United Kingdom
53.57 km (33.3 mi) from Urquhart Castle
24 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
they were both very helpful with directions and any information we needed
the yurt is perfectly clean and with loads of delightful little touches and brigitte is a great host
very friendly and good for a chat wouldn't hesitate to recommend
the communication was easy and the hosts very responsive
so calm and peaceful and close to some beautiful towns and countryside to explore
a lovely retreat in a great location
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8. Otter Yurt at Great Glen Yurts, Torlundy (from USD 119)

Otter Yurt at Great Glen Yurts can accommodate four, perfect for small groups of friends and families. It is a one-bedroom dwelling with a kitchen and a wood burner for convenience and comfort. The rental also offers a pet-friendly policy. The fully fenced private backyard can be your fur baby’s playground, and there’s a fire pit in case you wish to enjoy a bonfire. There is a shared kitchen area with barbecue facilities.

You will also have access to hot showers and flushing toilets while staying here.

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Torlundy, United Kingdom
64.02 km (39.8 mi) from Urquhart Castle
96 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed cooking meals in the communal kitchen shed and meeting fellow travellers
the yurts are full of character warm comfortable and offer plenty of space
amazing views facilities and a very welcoming host
this is the perfect balance between being immersed in nature whilst still being warm dry and comfortable
the kitchen area is great with toaster hob and lots of utensils
the bathroom was very clean
the bathroom is kept clean
the shower and toilet area is clean and there is plenty of hot water
clean easy to find great views
jurt kitchen space and wcs all clean and tidy
julie was very helpful
we had a great time there even though we never got to see the host
there was a lively friendly vibe from julie and the other guests
i picked one up from home and bargins for £4 would be super helpful when drying your hair
we didn’t have the pleasure in meeting the hosts but it was such a peaceful location
great location and fun experience
nice location and excellent value for money
a great place to stay close to fort william
what an idilic location to have a holiday
fun alternative to hotel close to great hiking
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9. Lovely yurt with Atlantic Ocean views, Isle of Eigg

For a minimum of two nights’ stay, you can book this tastefully furnished yurt with million-dollar Atlantic Ocean views. Month-long stays can also be accommodated here. Kitchen essentials are available, so you can prepare delicious meals for your group. You can expect a wood burner to provide you with warmth during cold nights. Since WiFi is accessible here, you can stay connected with the rest of the world.

Note that this yurt is only seasonally available, between the months of April and September, so be sure to plan accordingly.

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112.14 km (69.7 mi) from Urquhart Castle
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in yurt 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy access to the showers and the toilet allowed us to feel like we were more than glamping
cooking facilities cleaning facilities and shower facilities all great
i went with my 2 children (8&10) who loved it the yurt is clean comfortable and well equipped
they also gave us great recommendations for activities and were very helpful with directions
highly recommended eigg experience hosts are wonderful
they are very friendly people
sue and neil are really wonderful hosts too
neil was an excellent host and a local guide
the location of this accomodation is great
great accommodation walking distance to the most beautiful beaches
beautiful setting on the island of eigg with everything you need close by
beautiful location peaceful felt quite private
a great place to get away from it
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Have a memorable weekend in Highland Council

Highland Council is a picturesque local government area and a wonderful tourist destination offering breathtaking sights. Make your visit to this charming area worthwhile by choosing accommodation from this list of top yurts in Highland Council.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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