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Country Bumpkin Yurts

Based on a farm in Great Oxendon, Country Bumpkin Yurts is bringing a new way to enjoy the East Midlands countryside.

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Stag / Hen

Children

Hot tub

Dogs

Country Bumpkin Yurts combines eco-friendly with rustic luxury to provide a glamping experience you can feel good about.

Three luxurious yurts on-site, two that sleep up to 6 people and one that sleeps 2 people. Private kitchenettes and bathrooms, and access to a shared wood-fired hot tub and fire pit. Towels & linen all included in your stay.

With bridleways, great walking, cycling, leisure, and eating out opportunities just a stones-throw away, you'll love the local area as much as we do.

 

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  • 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 accommodates 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 private bathrooms, outdoor kitchenettes, and a communal indoor kitchen, you will have everything you need. The wooden gazebo area provides a great space for alfresco dining with your friends and family. Our eco-friendly wood-burning hot tub makes it a yurt glamping experience for those looking for an extra special 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.

     

  • Nutkin Yurt and Ginger & Pickles Yurt

    Both Yurts sleep 4-6 people. In one double bed and up to four single beds.

    Weekday (Monday – Thursday) Cost per night:


    Cost peak (may-sep) £145 
    
Cost off peak (oct-april) £135

    Weekend (Friday – Sunday) Cost per night:

    Cost peak (may-sep) £155
    
Cost off peak (oct-april) £145

    Puddleduck Yurt

    Sleeps 2 people in a king size bed.

    Weekday (Monday - Thursday) Cost per night:

    Cost peak (may-sep) £120

    Cost off peak (oct-april) £110

    Weekend (Friday – Sunday) Cost per night:
    
Cost peak (may-sep) £130
    
Cost off peak (oct-april) £120    

    Prices are charged per night, 2-night minimum stay.
    Dogs are allowed to stay (max. 2 per Yurt) for an additional £5 per night/ per dog.

    The price of your stay includes the following:

    • All bed linen and towels
    • Slippers and sleep kit
    • Each Yurt has a log burning stove with wood provided
    • Use of your very own alfresco kitchenette, which comes with a camping stove (gas provided), cool box, and water container. We also provide all the pans, crockery, cutlery & utensils etc. Along with your own cleaning basket too with antibacterial spray, tea towels & cloths to name a few.
    • Use of your very own private bathroom. Ginger & Pickles and Nutkin both have a shower, washbasin and composting toilet. Puddleduck has a mini bath with shower hose, washbasin and composting toilet. Plugs are available for hairdryers/straighteners and electric shavers as well as all your charging needs. We also provide hand wash, loo roll, shampoo and conditioner.
    • Use of the communal kitchen with an electric hob, microwave and fridge.
    • Solar power to Yurts. This will power lighting and allow for phone/tablet charging. (Please note that solar power can be unreliable, especially in winter. There is mains power in the facilities for phone charging when this is the case, plus spare candles for lighting)
    • Use of the wood-burning hot tub on site
    • Use of wooden gazebo area
    • A BBQ during the summer months (you'll simply need to bring the coal)
  • Here at Country Bumpkin Yurts, we want you to feel that you have everything you need to have a relaxed and enjoyable staycation. We try to provide all of the self-catering facilities so that you can simply pack your clothes, your food, and your family into the car (no kitchen sink required). 

    Bathrooms

    With this in mind, you will never be short of hot water and our private bathrooms have plug sockets to accommodate hairdryers and straighteners should the occasion call for them. We provide all the loo roll, shampoo, and conditioner so no need to pack all your bathroom bits. Our eco-friendly composting toilets in each bathroom ensure that the environment is looked after too. They are simple to use – the main difference is that men must sit down – yes that’s right – sit down to take a wee!

    Kitchens

    Our communal kitchen has all the modern appliances including an electric kettle, toaster, a 2-ring hob, a fridge, freezer, and microwave. You will also have your own alfresco kitchenette with a gas camping stove, cool box, and water container. All pans, crockery, and cutlery are supplied too.

    For those warm summer months, each yurt has its own BBQ and tools. All you need to do is simply supply the coal.

    Hot tub

    Our shared wood-fired hot tub is the perfect spot to unwind and relax under the stars. Depending on your arrival time, we can prepare and light this for you ready for you to enjoy straight away. All logs for daily use are included in your stay and we will show you how to use it so you can continue to enjoy it throughout the duration of your visit.

    Heat & Power

    Your yurt has a log burner to keep you cosy throughout the night. Firewood is included in your stay.

    Each yurt has its own solar-powered hub. This will light your yurt and enables you to charge mobile phones and tablets via a USB cable (Please note that the solar power can be a little unreliable, especially during winter, so we provide extra candles for lighting and you can use the mains power in the facilities for charging your devices).

    Food & Drink

    If you are cooking…Waterloo Cottage Farm shop is ideal to pick up all your ingredients and its right on our doorstep! Pop in for fresh bread, milk, meat, fresh vegetables, and even a bottle of spirit, wine or craft beer to enjoy with dinner.

    We like to think we have all of your self-catering facilities covered! If you think of anything else, let us know.

  • 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.

    Our Local Towns

    Market Harborough (2 miles)
    This is a lovely town; great for shopping, eating out and learning the local history. 

    Northampton (15 miles)
    This is one of the largest towns in the UK with plenty to see and do

    Leicester (20 miles)
    The City of Leicester is full of shops, museums & theatres. It’s also where King Richard III is buried.

    Fun For All

    Walking & Cycling

    Plenty of walking and cycling routes.

    Market Harborough Golf Club
    Situated just south of Market Harborough, their exciting 18-hole course is open to Members and Guests alike.

    Fishing Lakes
    Waterloo is comprised of three lakes, each built for a different purpose. Waterloo, Wellington, and the Junior Lake.

    Kelmarsh Hall
    Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade I listed country house built in 1732. The hall and gardens are beautiful. They have a lovely tea room too.

    Union Wharf & Foxton Locks
    Restaurants, walks and boat trips along the Grand Union Canal.

    Kilworth House
    Award-winning Theatre set in a wooded glade and the Hotel's ornate Victorian Orangery overlooking the parkland.

    Deene Park
    Deene Park is the beautiful home of the Brudenell family situated in the stunning countryside of East Northamptonshire.

    Rockingham Castle
    Former royal castle and hunting lodge in Rockingham Forest a mile to the north from the town centre of Corby.

    Rockingham Motor Speedway
    A modern motorsport venue, that hosts corporate driving days, driver training, conferencing and exhibitions, vehicle manufacturing events, track days, testing, driving experiences and motor racing.

    Wistow Maze
    The award-winning 8 acre maize maze has a fun Quiz Trail hidden amongst 3 miles of intricate pathways.

    Armourgeddon Military Museum
    The museum includes a number of tanks used in War-based movies of the last 20 years: Saving Private Ryan, Evita, Fury and many more. There is also a Bell 47 helicopter, the model of helicopter leading to the name ‘Chopper’ from the sound made by the rotor blades as they span around.

    Armourgeddon Tank Paintball
    Armourgeddon is the worldwide home of Tank Paintball, incorporating Chaos Paintball and a wide range of activities including Airsoft, Archery, clay pigeon shooting, and quad safari. For individuals, groups, corporate team building days and private parties. 

     

Get in touch

Country Bumpkin Yurts

Tel: 07375024672

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34 Harborough Road, Great Oxendon, LE16 8NA

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