Mongolian Yurt NEW HOT TUB from July 2019

UK England South West England Devon Lynmouth & Lynton Westland Farm

  • Sleeps 5 (max 6 adults, 5 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
Yurt glamping on a working Devon farm, with easy access to Exmoor National Park
  • Next to a running stream, with views of the surrounding countryside
  • Lit with candles, and heated by a wood burning stove
  • Comfortable double bed, a single, plus and a 4ft futon
  • New hot tub added from July 2019

The Owner Says

Get back to nature and stay in a traditional Mongolian Yurt.  Sleeps up to 5

Our yurt set privately in a 3 acre field next to a babbling stream, at the bottom of the farm where there are lovely views of the surrounding North Devon Countryside.  Couples and families can enjoy the peace and tranquillity away from the stresses and strains of everyday life.

Walk over the wooden bridge to the yurt, children can play in the stream, add some more stones to the dam or just run around the 3 acre field.

Lit with candles and lamps and heated by a wood burning stove, the yurt has a double bed, a single and a 4ft futon.  All bedding is supplied, you just need to bring towels (a torch and wellies are also a good idea.) Although let for four the yurt can sleep more comfortably. Extras are charged at a small fee per person per night.   You are also welcome to pitch tents by the yurt for a small charge.  Back at the farmhouse there is also a bed and breakfast room available for non-glamping friends or relatives.

Just outside the yurt is the lovely new kitchen bothy and real flushing loo!   In the Kitchen Bothy there's a Belfast sink with running water, a gas hob and grill, pots and pans, cutlery and crockery for six, a bbq, coolbox, all you need to cook and eat your meals.  Also outside, by the stream is a private fire pit for your own use, no need to share with other campers and glampers.

A short walk away, at the top of the field, past the chickens from whom you are welcome to collect fresh eggs for your breakfast,  are the toilets,  showers, fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble drier and hair drier point

Thinking of having a party, reunion or family get together?  You can hire the yurt and the whole field and facilities for your party for a very reasonable price.  PLEASE SEE OUR GROUP BOOKINGS PAGE

Features & Facilities

Campfires allowed (Make your own fire pit), clean washrooms with 2 toilets and 2 showers all with central heating, fridge-freezer, mobile-charging point and fresh eggs available from the farm’s hens. Kids are welcome to help feed the pigs, lambs, hens and horses and collect eggs straight from the hens next boxes.   Farm produce available during high season.   There is also a glamping option, a yurt (sleeps up to 5), and two shepherd huts (Shepherd hut sleeps up to 3 and Drovers hut up to 5.  Drovers hut has a private hot tub.  All the camping and glamping is off grid, but there is a very clean well equipped, spacious toilet and shower block with all year round heating, free hot water, plenty electric points for phone charging, hair driers ect.  A large fridge freezer, laundry, and during high season a small farm shop working on an honesty box system. 

Activities

Exmoor Zoo (01598 76335) is close by, as is Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park (01271 882486). The beautiful towns of Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, Lynton and Lynemouth all offer plenty to explore.

Food & Drink

The Black Venus Inn (01598 763251) in Challacombe, a 5-minute drive away, has superb home-cooked food in nice surroundings. The Old Station Inn (01598 763520) at Blackmoor Gate is also worth a look for its fine home-cooked food and atmospheric surroundings – good kids play area too. The Pyne Arms (01271 850055) at East Down offers locally produced food, some supplied by Westland Farm itself. If you’re looking to self cater, check out Barsntaple’s famous indoor Pannier Market (01271 379084), offering fresh local goods, flowers, crafts and more.  There is also a well stocked farm shop just down the road from Westland Farm https://besshillfarmshop.co.uk/  They are happy to take orders over the phone and deliver them here ready for your arrival or when you get home after a long day out.  

Family Friendly

What kind of farmer do your children want to be? A shepherd in his hut? A drover in his cabin? A farmer in his farmhouse? Or a, uhhh, Mongolian in his yurt? There's all sorts of accommodation at Westland Farm and they'll all make your little farmers happy.

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Getting There

Head down the A39 in North Devon, setting the sat nav for EX31 4SH. Keep the speed down, because it’s easy to miss the farm’s  sign when you’re close.