- Golf nearby
- Ideal for honeymoons
- Other rental properties on site
On the edge of the Peak District National Park, with stunning views across the Staffordshire Moorlands, you will find an award-winning cluster of yurts which offer the ultimate glamping experience complete with woodfired hot tub, sauna and a full menu of relaxing treatments. Sleeping up to 5 people, Blackberry Yurt is perfect for a rural getaway for all the family.
If you love the idea of an outdoor adventure but can’t face giving up your creature comforts then this is the perfect place for you. Guests here can definitely enjoy the finer things in life – think feather down duvets, Egyptian cotton crisp white bedding, roaring log burning stove ovens, handmade toiletries, a wood fired hot tub under the stars and a delicious local breakfast hamper on arrival. Come and enjoy the beautiful Derbyshire countryside from the comfort of somewhere cosy and completely unique.
Within 5 minutes of the site thrill seekers will find Alton Towers theme park, wildlife lovers can enjoy Blackbrook Zoological Park, and explorers can cycle through the beautiful Manifold Valley or walk through the conservation projects at Ipstones Edge. A little further afield you can discover the spectacular landscape of the Peak District, visit Chatsworth House and its 1,000 acre park, head underground at the world-famous Blue John Cavern, try water sports at Carsington Water, or wander round the National Trust properties of Ilam Park and Kedleston Hall. Alternatively you could try your hand at clay pigeon shooting, archery and fly fishing at Yeaveley Estate, take a ride on the Churnet Valley Railway, or visit some local markets and independent shops. Staffordshire offers a world of possibilities.
The site is situated between the historic market towns of Ashbourne (7 miles) and Leek (8 miles) on the edge of the Peak District National Park and Staffordshire Moorlands. We are just over an hour’s drive from Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester and Birmingham. If you prefer to travel by public transport, the nearest train stations are Stoke on Trent or Derby, both of which are less than an hour and a half from London. East Midlands Airport is 45 minutes away and Manchester International is 1 hour from the lodge.
East Midlands 45 minutes
Nearest Train Station:
Stoke on Trent or Derby 30 minutes
Nearest Bus Stop:
Half a mile
The site is home a small collection of yurts, all of which have log burning ovens, double beds made up with top quality bedding, rustic handmade furniture, tables and chairs. Solar fairy lights cloak the interior and lamps and candles are provided. You will also find a good selection of pots, pans, crockery and cutlery and each yurt includes a wind up torch, a wind up radio and a selection of games and books. Each yurt has a private eco loo. The washrooms with flushing loos and wetroom style shower rooms, wood fired sauna and ‘Shepherds Rest’ our wellness treatment room are all just a short stroll away. Blackberry Yurt is one of the larger yurts and can sleep up to 5, equally lovely and spacious for two as the beds pack away or turn into comfy sofas. The yurt can sleep a double and up to 3 singles whilst still leaving room for your dining area.
Outside on the deck there is a large wood fired hot tub with lights and bubbles that can seat up to 5 guests, leaving you plenty of room to stretch out under the stars. Pretty fairy lights light up your yurt after dark. The site has been carefully planned to ensure you have lovely views across open countryside while also remaining private. A stone’s throw away from the yurts are the washrooms.
Conditions of Rental
A 25% deposit is required and the balance is due 6 weeks before arrival. Prices include fuel, logs and a welcome breakfast hamper. Extras can be added when you book. No pets. Please note that the yurts are closed from October - February.