About Us

We are Country Bumpkin Yurts; a countryside glamping experience

Our site comprises of three traditionally designed yurts, spacious and with full access to all the modern amenities. Two of our yurts can sleep up to six people, and our smaller yurt accomodates two people. Each yurt is based on a wooden platform, with picturesque views across the farm. A log burner, shabby chic furnishings and cosy beds are in each tent so you can rest in comfort and style. With rustic-luxury shared bathrooms and a kitchen, you will have everything you need. Summer 2020 brings the new introduction of kitchettes for each yurt. The wooden gazebo area provides a great space for alfresco dining with your friends and family. Our wood burning hot tub makes it a glamping site for those looking for an extra special stay.
 
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Glamping on a farm

Occasionally each of us craves space and time away from it all – glamping in yurts is a wonderful way to feed that need. Glamorous camping may seem like a contradiction, but the reality of it combines our love of luxury with our deep yearning to be in the wild. Based on Waterloo Cottage Farm in Great Oxendon, Country Bumpkin Yurts has introduced a new way to relax and enjoy the East Midlands countryside. With bridleways, great walking, cycling, leisure and eating out opportunities just a stones-throw away, we can’t wait to welcome you to your relaxing retreat.

Our idyllic farm setting is the perfect place to unwind and re-connect with nature and the people you love. Whilst staying with us, you will get to see the workings of a family-run farm. You may get to meet lively little piglets, highland cows, and cheeky lambs. You’ll also meet the two friendly farm dogs, Maggie and Wren. Children especially love meeting the animals. 

Just on our doorstep is the Waterloo Cottage Farm Shop, which provides meat from naturally reared, pasture-fed and happy animals, as well as everything from locally made beverages to daily essentials such as milk, bread & eggs. Waterloo Cottage Farm Shop has everything covered for your stay.

We should explain what a yurt is!

Yurt is Russian for ‘Dwelling’. It is a nomadic shelter lived in for thousands of years by tribes from the near East and Central Asia. Country Bumpkin Yurts have built upon this traditional structure and added a dose of luxury!

A stay in a yurt will allow you to experience the uplifting and calming effects of living without corners in a circular space, conducive to balance and harmony. And the roof window lets you watch the stars across the sky as you feel yourself unwind. The yurts architecture is not only extremely practical but also aesthetically beautiful.

If you ever decide to leave your beautiful yurt, you will find plenty to do both on and off the farm. Whether you explore by foot, on two wheels or four, you will be enchanted by the area that we love.  The East Midlands is your oyster.

 

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