West Wood Yurts

Cut Thorn Farm, Gibside, Burnopfield, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE16 6AA
West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne
Inside one of West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne
Private decking at West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne
West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne
West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne
West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne Inside one of West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne Private decking at West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne West Wood Yurts, Gibside Estate, Newcastle-Upon Tyne

At-a-glance details

  • Type of accommodation Yurts Shepherd's Hut
  • No of places / pitches7
  • Seasons
    31 March 2018 - 4 November 2018
  • Minimum stay from2 night(s)
  • Dogs welcome per pitch0

About West Wood Yurts

Enjoy a hassle free break in nature in traditional luxury yurts and idyllic shepherd’s hut.

National Trust tenanted farmer Alastair and partner Donna provide a back to nature glamping experience, tucked away in woodland on their working farm within Gibside Estate. Choose from one of the 6 spacious traditional Mongolian Yurts or get cosy in the Shepherd’s Hut.The yurts sleep 6 or 4 guests and come fully equipped with log burner, crockery, cooking facilities, decking and fire pit – just bring yourself, some provisions and your own bedding. The shower and toilet blocks are located at the centre of the site, along with washing up facilities, recycling, play area and covered picnic area.

The shepherd’s hut is found at the top of the farm steading in its own private walled garden. It’s designed for 2 adults but can accommodate a travel cot, there’s a kitchenette, log burner and comes complete with sumptuous double bed and bedding already provided.

Admire the views across the Derwent Valley to the Cheviot Hills and take in the sights of the rare breed Beef Shorthorn cattle and 300 breeding ewes. Guest’s benefit from entry to Gibside Estate included in their booking price, and after hours access. There are over 15 miles of footpaths, a play area, low ropes challenge and an onsite baker and café.

With plenty of exploring and den building opportunities to keep the kids entertained whilst you sit back and enjoy the scenery, this peaceful retreat is the perfect place to escape modern day life.

Features and facilities

  • Campfires allowed available
  • Showers available
  • Toilets available
  • Washing-up area available

Notes for guests

    Please note West Wood Yurts is not a National Trust campsite.

    The Yurts are open from the end of March to November.

    The Shepherd's Hut is open all year round.

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About the Acorn rating

We have applied a 1-5 acorn rating to each cottage to be used only as a guide that covers location, style of interior and facilities you may be looking for. The range runs from 1 Acorn at a more basic level through to 5 Acorns at the highest level.

Cottage pricing is not judged on the Acorn rating alone and as all our cottages are of an individual nature we recommend that all factors are considered when making your choice.

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