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“Absolutely amazing break from everyday life!”
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Review of Lake Yurt

Idyllic Lake Yurt nestled on the edge of a small lake and surrounded by woodland
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Idyllic Lake Yurt nestled on the edge of a small lake and surrounded by woodland
Giant rhubarb by the lake Enjoying the campfire!
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13 reviews
Idyllic Lake Yurt nestled on the edge of a small lake and surrounded by woodland
Giant rhubarb by the lake
Enjoying the campfire!
View towards Lake Yurt
Inside Lake Yurt, cosy with the woodburner, rugs and cushions
The rustic kitchen, well stocked with everything you need
Sunshine Yurt plus Paddy our dog (very popular with all our guests!)
Inside the yurt
Alpacas in the neighbours' field
Walk down to the river
Candlelight in the yurt
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Yurt -
1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Poundsgate, Dartmoor National Park, Devon, England

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Sarah M
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
“Absolutely amazing break from everyday life!”
Reviewed 10 April 2014 for a stay in August 2013

My husband and I stayed in Lake Yurt towards the end of last summer and it was an absolutely amazing few days. We live in Bristol and when we got to the yurt all the stresses of everyday life just fell away; which was exactly what we needed! It's truly beautiful there - you are literally surrounded by nature - and just so relaxing and peaceful. We cooked dinners outside, went for lovely walks on the moors, had pub lunches and visited Ashburton where we had a wander round the little antiques shops (you can get a good bargain if you look hard enough!)

The yurt itself was comfortable and cosy, especially when we got the log burner going in the evening and a nice double bed! We love camping but this made such a lovely change as we had everything we needed while still being free from electricity etc and able to properly chill out. Wendy and Larry were fantastic hosts, very helpful, and made us feel really welcome and they have a gorgeous dog, Paddy! We have a baby on the way now and will definitely return with our child in the near future to create more lovely memories with them!

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Matthew B
Cheltenham
1 review
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“Nature and home comforts in a gorgeous, peaceful location”
Reviewed 20 January 2014 for a stay in April 2012
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There are few more romantic places to spend a few days than in one of Wendy and Larry's beautiful yurts. Our favourite is Sunshine, as it sits alone in a lovely meadow with a stream running along the side. Wendy and Larry are helpful, friendly and wonderful but once you get to your yurt you don't have to see another human being unless you want to, and you can entirely abandon your car in favour of wandering across the moors, down to the River Dart (where wild swimming is a truly special experience) or to one of many picture perfect villages in the area.

The yurts themselves are extremely comfortable. The gorgeous luxury of the woodburner on a chilly night will make you long for bad weather and everything is designed to add to a relaxing, peaceful escape.

Pretty much the highest compliment we can bestow on this magical place is that we're heading back there for our honeymoon this year! We can't think of anywhere more idyllic to spend our first few days of married life.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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