Top 7 Yurts Near Ambleside, UK - Updated 2024

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Few of us are able to resist the charm of the picturesque Lake District, home to Peter Rabbit and a source of inspiration for numerous Romantic poets. When planning a visit to Ambleside and the surrounding towns, why not consider booking your stay in a yurt instead of a hotel? Not only will you be able to enjoy the scenic views and breathe in the fresh air from all around you, but you can also be sure of building fond memories and spending quality time with loved ones. Whether you are here to visit the The Armitt Museum or take a literary tour in the footsteps of Keats, check out these top yurts near Ambleside, UK today!

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 March 11, 2024.

1. Bifrøst Yurt (from USD 127)

This yurt is one of two situated on the same site, making it perfect for larger groups who wish to be accommodated together. With a full kitchen and bathroom, you can expect a comfortable off-grid experience when you book your stay in this rustic yurt that offers stunning mountain views! Free parking is provided onsite, and a back garden plus an outdoor seating area are available for guest use.

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Ousby, England, United Kingdom
42.1 km (26.2 mi) from Lake District National Park
21 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
everything was super clean and we loved the rustic feel
a beautiful comfortable yurt in idyllic location lovely warm and helpful hosts
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2. Herdwick Yurt at Crake Valley Holiday Park (from USD 109)

Set on the scenic shores of Coniston Water, Herdwick Yurt would suit guests who are looking to take part in outdoor activities such as hiking and water sports. With a king-size bed and two singles in the Moroccan-style yurt, it is best suited for families and groups of friends. Check-in and check-out are contactless, and free WiFi is provided throughout the site.

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Water Yeat, England, United Kingdom
17.95 km (11.2 mi) from Lake District National Park
59 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 4 Guests

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a wet visit but didn’t matter with log burner and beautiful comfortable furniture and cushions
nice cosy quiet clean
very comfy bed facilities very clean
karina was super helpful and responsive too
great location right next to coniston lake
location was excellent with so much to do within a short distance
great location to explore coniston waters and the surrounding villages
a superb site in a stunning location
fantastic yurt i am amazing location
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3. Long Valley Yurts (from USD 66)

Located at Moss Side Farm in the southwestern part of Lake District National Park, these secluded yurts make the perfect choice for families and groups. Each yurt can sleep up to six comfortably, and three pet-friendly yurts are available for those who wish to bring a furry companion along.

The best part is that guests can enjoy exclusive access to a wood-fired hot tub in each yurt! Keep in mind that onsite shower facilities are shared by all guests.

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Broughton-in-Furness, United Kingdom
18.6 km (11.6 mi) from Lake District National Park
73 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 5 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 8 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

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beds were super comfortable and very cozy
yurt was very clean and comfortable
incredible location and a truly beautiful yurt
very close to many attractions and food
it was also located close the some brilliant walks
great location on lake windermere with good facilities for all
beautiful location right on the lake with a wonderful experience in a yurt
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4. Dolly's LogByre (from USD 116)

If you wish to have a yurt experience without straying too far from civilisation, this rustic LogYurt will tick all your boxes. The onsite pub, the Strickland Arms, offers two ensuite rooms, one LogYurt and two LogByres, all of which can accommodate up to six guests each. Guests can bring their pets as well.

The pub itself features a bar, a terraced front as well as a secluded beer garden. Guests are welcome to have breakfast and dinner onsite.

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Great Strickland, United Kingdom
30.2 km (18.8 mi) from Lake District National Park
143 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
modern facilities which were very clean
try the pies the hosts are fantastic a superb location and base for travelling the local area
location is great around 20 mins from keswick
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5. Far Field Yurt (from USD 124)

Do you have an idyllic countryside retreat planned? If so, Far Field Yurt is the ideal base to do all your exploring from! Decked out with all the modern conveniences you will need, you will find a fully equipped kitchen, private toilets as well as USB phone charging onsite. With breathtaking views to be enjoyed in all directions, you will be pleased to chill out in this spacious yurt after a day of hiking and sightseeing!

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Cumbria, England, United Kingdom
42.07 km (26.2 mi) from Lake District National Park
31 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
they were clean and warm
it's spacious yet cosy sparkling clean and absolutely beautiful inside as well as being in amazing surroundings
the yurt was very clean and had everything you could want
the host (magnus) was friendly and helpful
incredible hosts in a beautiful venue
the yurt is spacious and well equipped on a quiet and friendly site
magnus is an excellent host; he is responding instantly and he is very welcoming
magnus is a really great host - he was friendly and accomadating
fabulous place to visit with magnificent scenery
the location was superb and a great spot to explore the lake district and yorkshire dales
campsite is in a really beautiful location it's easy to find but surrounded by mountains
the location is perfect for walking and the local village hosts a fantastic pub
it's a really great place to go visit
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6. Ben's Yurt & Cabin (from USD 103)

This wooden yurt is situated close to the southern Lake District, making it the perfect base to explore the area. Located in a private corner of the hosts’ garden, you will be able to enjoy your privacy without feeling too isolated as their friendly dog, Puffin, is sure to drop by for a visit!

This yurt can comfortably accommodate families and groups of friends. It is furnished with one double bed and one single bed. Couples and solo travellers are welcome too!

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Field Broughton, England, United Kingdom
27.77 km (17.3 mi) from Lake District National Park
302 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a lovely outdoor space with a barbecue table and chairs and a fire pit
the bed was super comfy too
the shower took a second to figure out but i’m sure we were not the first
great cabin clean and comfortable
the whole place was clean and tidy
the cabin was compact clean and well stocked
everything was clean and the homemade shortbreads and brownies along with freshly laid eggs went down perfectly
the cabin where we slept was warm and comfortable and sparkling clean
the owner is very helpful
super friendly and helpful host
cate is a great host and made us feel right at home
cate is a great host and the yurt and fire pit are awesome
cate is a very welcoming host made us feel at home on her beautiful premises
good location not far from numerous locations in the lakes
it is located in a lovely quiet area
great quirky accommodation in a perfect location
thank you cate for offering a wonderful place to stay
great location amazing cabin lovely extra touches will be going back
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7. Traditional yurt in Lake District

There is plenty to do within walking distance of this self-contained yurt, which is located on the top of a steep hill. Although you will have to carry your bags up yourself, the views are worth it! You can get panoramic views of the lake or choose to go on a walk along the mountains.

This yurt comes with a double bed and two singles, with provided bedding, pillows and linen. With no power sockets in the yurt, this will appeal to travellers who are after an off-grid experience.

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Rydal, England, United Kingdom
7.86 km (4.9 mi) from Lake District National Park
36 reviews  
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the public shower block is clean and nice
toilet block was clean with great showers that had really warm water
the yurt was clean with all basic amenities
these yurts and huts are in a stunning location and really clean cosy and well kitted out
thanks so the lovely lady who cleaned our yurt- she was so helpful and friendlt
the location was really easy to get to by train/bus from london
the location is fantastic close to everything you need it really is beautifully peaceful
very quiet and peaceful location
i would recommend staying here in the lakes the location is great to get around
beautiful space in a stunning location
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Enjoy everything Lake District has to offer

Whether this is your first or fifth time in Lake District, nothing can beat the unique experience of staying in a yurt. Discover everything that this UNESCO World Heritage Site has to offer by placing yourself right in the heart of its natural beauty. When you book your stay at one of these yurts near Ambleside, UK, you can be sure of getting the full experience!

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