Top 8 Yurts Near St Ives, UK - Updated 2024

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One of the most popular destinations in Cornwall, England, St Ives has something for everyone. From galleries to beautiful beaches and historical walks, this seaside town is the perfect getaway for couples and families. You can attend surf schools, go on exciting boating trips, and walk on cliff tops. The adventures won’t stop. It’s a cultural haven for vacationers everywhere. If you want a place to stay here, you should consider booking a fully furnished yurt. When you stay at such a place, you will receive all the modern conveniences and an authentic experience of the place. Check out our top recommendations for yurts near St Ives, 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 13, 2024.

1. The Sail House at Pengelly Retreat (from USD 158)

The Sail House is one of two yurts in the peaceful gardens of Pengelly Retreat. Guests can enjoy the convenience of an ensuite accommodation, underfloor heating, and a log burner. If you are a nature lover, you will enjoy the sight of the lake and abundant greenery.

The first basket of logs used is provided free of charge but you can purchase more from the store onsite. Guests can use the boardwalk at the entrance of the house, which leads to the sundeck.

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Leedstown, United Kingdom
25.61 km (16.0 mi) from The Minack Theatre
74 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful bathroom and underfloor heating
the bathroom yurt with double bath is fabulous
the bed is extremely comfortable
we loved waking up and having our breakfast over the lake
it's very cosy and sweet clean and with a small kitchen that is really useful
thank you so much to our hosts for their amazing hospitality :)
ruth and jim are wonderful hosts
ruth and jim were great hosts and really helpful
ruth and jim are lovely hosts
you'll love the yurt and ruth and the family are so accommodating and welcoming
the location is bang in the middle of cornwall providing easy access to everywhere
perfect location for a unique stay in cornwall
perfect accommodation in a beautiful location
it’s such a beautiful location
wonderful location fantastic yurt with everything you could need for a glamping break
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2. Private riverside yurt

This rustic riverside yurt is located in private woodland. Whether you are on a romantic getaway or a family trip, it’s the perfect base from where you can explore South Cornwall. Guests have the entire site to themselves, replete with a good WiFi connection. You have the choice to disable it if you wish to unplug and revel in the natural surroundings. A fully equipped outdoor kitchen is available for guest use.

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Troon, England, United Kingdom
30.25 km (18.8 mi) from The Minack Theatre
62 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 4 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
extremely clean and emma was very friendly and helpful
outstanding lovely space with superb care taken by the host over every single detail
emma and john are fantastic hosts and were always available for questions help or advice
fantastic hosts comfortable beds lovely sounds of the river
emma was a great host very helpful especially with things to do around the area
emma was warm welcoming and informative
it is in a great location for exploring both country and coast
had a lovely break away & the location & accommodation was magical for our children
if you want to experience your very own little corner of rural paradise this is the place to stay
if you want peace and quiet this is the place to stay
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3. Lower Vorvas Yurts (from USD 76)

If you are looking for a base from which to explore Cornwall, consider booking your stay at Lower Vorvas Yurts. It places you right in the middle of spectacular views and the natural Cornish world. The yurt is furnished with a double bed, a log burner, and a dressing table. Pillows and a duvet are provided, but guests should bring their own sheets and linens. Shower and toilet facilities with hot running water are accessible onsite.

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Cornwall, England, United Kingdom
20.59 km (12.8 mi) from The Minack Theatre
16 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
thank you james and janice for answering all my questions and being fab hosts
amazing accommodation very clean great location and james was an excellent host would definitely recommend
and i enjoyed watching and hearing the horses in the field close by
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4. Kewni (from USD 95)

Kewni yurt is located in Cornwall’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Guests are provided with a comfortable double bed, an ensuite bathroom, and a fully equipped kitchenette. In addition, a sheltered private lake is available solely for guest use. The yurt has twinkling fairy lights, which you can dim if you want to create a romantic atmosphere. You can also relax on the private deck and breathe the cool, fresh air.

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Nancledra, England, United Kingdom
17.65 km (11.0 mi) from The Minack Theatre
99 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very spacious and well equipped with all the amenities needed for a comfortable stay
the lake was incredible with steps down into it like a pool
the en-suite being a very welcome addition with a great hot shower
beautiful yurt very clean lovely and cozy
the yurt itself was very clean warmly decorated and had a great bathroom
the yurt was very clean and extremely charming
the yurt was well-maintained and felt clean and cozy
the yurt was really clean and there was cream tea waiting for us on our arrival
alan & julie were great hosts
alan and julie were great hosts
thank you being the perfect hosts
alan & julie are great hosts
they were both friendly warm and made us feel at home
a lovely location a beautiful romantic place to stay
great stay excellent location to explore cornwall
the bed is really comfortable and the location is lovely
the location is very peaceful with some fabulous dog friendly walks for a real get-away-from-it-all break
stunning farm location with lake walking paths country side views and cows right at your yurts doorstep
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5. Badgers Hollow Yurt (from USD 113)

This yurt is located on the cliffs of West Cornwall, between Prussia Cove and Perranuthnoe. It is a part of the Beare’s Den campsite, and its small size only adds to its charm. Inside the property, you will find a double bed, a day bed, and a spare single bed that accommodates up to four adults. Animal lovers and families will be pleased to know that there are three children-friendly dogs on the site.

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Rosudgeon, England, United Kingdom
17.56 km (11.0 mi) from The Minack Theatre
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
great area and the campsite is small friendly and clean
shared showers and toilets where fine (new and clean)
the yurt was clean spacious fully equipped and in a great location
adam and bibba were great hosts the site has a really great chilled vibe would definitely go back
magical place & great hosts
we will definitely stay again perfect location
beautiful setting 5-10 walk to the beach
luxurious ‘glamping’ close to coastal path and short walk to lovely quiet sandy beach
a great site brilliant yurt fab location all with updated 2020 facilities
what a stunning place to stay
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6. Peaceful and well-equipped yurt

This wonderful yurt is located in St Hilary, Penzance. It is approximately 10 mi (16.1 km) from the scenic town of St Ives. The yurt is set on its own private grounds with an adventure playground for children. This pet-friendly yurt has a double bed and two single beds. You are welcome to explore the surrounding fields and woods via the guided footpaths. The yurt is also near many beautiful beaches and towns.

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St. Hilary, Penzance, United Kingdom
19.64 km (12.3 mi) from The Minack Theatre
72 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect because there have everything especially wi-if and heater
brian is a super nice host
an enchanting spot and charming hosts
lovely place with great hosts my daughter loved feeding the chickens and the fish
space is awesome and very unique in a great location
great places to see at 10 min drive
the location is perfect to explore prussia cove praa sands and st michaels mount
a busy but beautiful beach day without the hassle of driving along the narrow streets and limited parking
we'd definitely recommend this place for any family wanting a unique cornwall "camping" experience
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7. Millbrook Cottage Yurt (from USD 139)

This Mongolian yurt is built on its own platform and is the perfect choice for guests who want an off-grid experience. You can access the space through its own bridge built over a stream. Things like a firepit and wood will enable you to really connect with nature. There’s also a beautiful outdoor heated shower in the composting toilet near the yurt.

Bedding is included for the double bed but you’ll need to bring your own duvet if you want to use the futon mattress for an additional guest.

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Praze-an-Beeble, Cornwall, United Kingdom
28.91 km (18.0 mi) from The Minack Theatre
96 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the gas heater was so effective
we loved the outside kitchen area built around a tree & found it well equipped
there is a nice picnic table (covered) to sit on for meals
beautiful tranquil setting and cosy comfortable yurt
we enjoyed having a fire and the outdoor shower was a great experience and roasty warm
outdoor shower — best experience it was clean modern and hot 2
the yurt had everything we needed clean tidy and warm and was great to relax in
dry compost toilet — it didn't stink 3
the yurt is charming clean and comfortable
the yurt is spacious clean and colourful
lovely hosts and all essentials provided
fantastic yurt and vicki was a great host
lovely host lovely setting quirky and fun
fantastic hosts really friendly and helpful
vicki was a lovely host and made us feel very welcome
the location was beautiful
location was great for exploring cornwall
the location is great with lots of attractions nearby and vicki welcomed us with a much needed cuppa
location great for exploring cornwall beaches
we would highly recommend this stay to close friends
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8. Sycamore Yurt

If you desire to spend your time in a quiet location near the coast path and the beach, this yurt is a perfect choice. You won’t feel an absence of company here because of the presence of four other yurts and two bell tents on site. The host offers bedding for up to four guests, and shared bathroom facilities for all. Each yurt comes fully equipped with an electric kettle, an outdoor table, cutlery, and crockery.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
37.1 km (23.1 mi) from The Minack Theatre
142 reviews   Wifi Available
Yurt 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we slept comfortably on the futon beds with our sleeping bags and enjoyed the peaceful quiet surroundings
the bed was especially comfortable the amenities available cover everything you need
our stay was cosy and very comfortable a great one-night getaway somewhere fun and different
plenty of space inside impressed to find electricity very comfortable bed and the decor was really sweet
highly recommend clean and well organised
easy to find and very clean and tidy
great stay in janes yurt clean and tidy and great communication throughout would recommend
very clean everything we needed would definitely stay again
incredibly clean and such snug yurts you’d wouldn’t want for anything
jane was a very good host very helpful and quick at responding
just a pleasant experience thanks to jane the host
jane was kind and helpful and our stay was nothing short of magical
really comfy bed the location is really fabulous
it's an amazing location with some of the most interesting and dramatic coastline to explore close by
great location with a short walk to the coastal path and a beautiful sandy bay
nice field and yurts peaceful location comfortable stay
nice quite site good location for exploring
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A unique experience

Without a doubt, an item to tick off your Cornish bucket list should be staying in a yurt and getting that off-grid experience. Apart from having Cornish cream tea and popping down to the coastline for the breathtaking views, staying in a yurt near St Ives will give you a unique experience.

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