4 Best Yurts In Skye, UK - Updated 2023


Skye, located on the northwest coast of Scotland, is known for its outstanding landscapes, including the astonishing phenomena of the Quiraing and the Fairy Pools. Its quaint fishing villages and ancient castles, such as Armadale Castle or Dunvegan Castle, are also famous. 

Glamping is quite popular in Skye and there are plenty of options for accommodation. Yurts are for travelers and nature enthusiasts who want to experience the freedom of camping and the privilege of a comfortable stay. Simply put, they are like tents but sturdier and offer useful facilities to make your experience much more enjoyable. If you are looking forward to a glamping trip to the Isle of Skye and are searching for quality yurts for the purpose, this article is for you. Read on to learn about the best yurts in Skye, UK, for a memorable experience. 

1. The Water Yurt (from USD 108)

The Water Yurt is one of the element-themed yurts that come with impressive private and communal facilities. The yurts are well insulated, employing an indoor log burner. They provide arrangements for accommodating up to five people. However, these yurts are best suitable for couples or lone travelers, or even small families with kids. The yurts feature a double bed and a double futon, along with an extra Z bed for the additional traveler. 

There is storage space for your belongings, and the space uses solar lights and candle lanterns for the lighting. The yurts also share a few common utilities, such as a full kitchen, an electric shower, and an outdoor dining area. 

Glamping at Skye Yurts- Water Yurt
Isleornsay, Scotland, United Kingdom
88 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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2. Clachamish Yurt

This charming little yurt sits inside a garden with a grassy lawn, perfect for picnicking. The yurt has a comfortable interior with a snug double bed, a fireplace, and a seating area. The bathroom and the kitchen are located separately outside the yurt. The private bathroom is equipped with a hot shower and a composite toilet. 

The kitchen is equipped with a stovetop, essential utensils, a refrigerator, a microwave, and a small dining table. Guests will enjoy private access to the kitchen, powered by electricity. Furthermore, a sumptuous breakfast including steaming coffee, yogurt, granola, fruits, and fruit juice is also included in the price. However, there is no WiFi access at the site, so guests will be able to experience complete privacy. 

Clachamish Yurt

Address: Clachamish House
Accommodates: 2

Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Free parking Packed lunches Special diet menus (on request) Parking on site

Other glamping accommodations in Skye, UK

3. Cuillin Bell Tent (from USD 90)

If you are looking for an isolated experience, this accommodation offers a wonderful opportunity for you. It is a comfortable bell tent located on the Skye Eco Bells Glamping site. The tent is surrounded by swathes of undulating grassland and provides ample privacy. It comes with one double and one single bed and a private fire pit with barbecue facilities and a picnic table.

The Hub is the communal kitchen where guests can cook their meals, although you will have a separate cooking area suitable for making cups of coffee and also a dining space in the tent. There is also a composting toilet and a greenhouse shower on the site, built with the intention of reducing its impact on the environment. 

Skye Eco Bells Glamping - Cuillin Bell Tent
Orbost, Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
277 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the shower room is beautiful and it feels like showering outdoors with the benefit of complete privacy
very welcoming hosts an incredible setting great amenities (the shower especially) and some very friendly chickens
we slept in the tent and enjoyed being "in the middle of nowhere" without wifi and electricity
sleeping in a tent was also very nice and cozy
best sleep i had in ages as the bed is so warm and comfortable
very clean and organized
everything was super clean and prepared
everything felt and smelled really clean too
the composting toilets are really clean and easy to get used to
it was clean well stocked and cozy
excellent stay with lovely hosts
the owner really did a great job also provided many local tips
scott is a really nice host who wrote back immediately and answered all our questions
the most beautiful surroundings and helpful hosts
scott and nadia were great hosts
a great location in a quiet part of the island
skye eco bell's is a truly unique place to stay on skye
the location is easy to find and scott is very nice by the way
the campsite was within walking distance to a lovely volcanic beach and a nice relaxing hike
really cool and unique place to spend a few days refreshing
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4. Wildflower Bell Tent (from USD 102)

With no WiFi or electricity, Wildfire Bell Tent provides the opportunity to go completely off-grid and enjoy the crude beauty of nature. With the tent, you will get a cozy bed for a night of sound sleep, breakfast hampers, a wood fire to keep yourself warm, and stunning views. A barbecue grill is provided for the guests for outdoor cooking. 

You can access the eco-composting toilet and shower at the back of the tent. The bathroom has to be shared with the other tent. Guests will also have access to a shared beach. 

Wildflower Bell Tent
Glendale, Scotland, United Kingdom
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in tent 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfast was superb (coffee orange juice banana bread frittata croissant
we would thoroughly recommand hayley's place the views are stunning and the breakfast was a lovely touch
the views are beautiful and the tent is cozy and fun
excellent bell tent that is both comfortable and functional
mattresses were very comfortable to sleep in
a good bed and clean bathroom equipped with everything
a clean and lovely place with a unique experience the hosts were always there when you needed them
hayley is a lovely host and make you feel like home
hayley was a lovely host really helpful and friendly and made us feel at home
hayley was a fantastic host and the breakfasts she provided were delicious
hayley was a super warm and friendly host
great host and super welcoming thank you so much
location was quite easy to find with hayley’s instructions
the wildflower tent was the perfect place to stay for a weekend on skye
the tent is in the most amazing location
lovely stay and lovely location hayley was so accommodating from the get go
quiet and remote - felt like a fairytale
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Choose the best yurt for a memorable experience

Enjoy the beautiful nature around you from the most comfortable yurts in the city of Skye. Choose any of the above-listed yurts for accommodation and have an exceptional experience.

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