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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Recently stayed in a large yurt with my partner, daughter and another couple with their daughter. The yurt was better than expected and had everything required to make camping light work! The toilet and shower block was very clean and plenty of hot water was available. The location is perfect for a peaceful weekend away. The pub and pizza shop...

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1Thank paulanderson22
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

They don't allow dogs and the reason is they 'want to protect the safety of the youngsters'. Ludicrous. I guess it's their loss of custom at end of the day though. There are other places offering stays in yurts, just booked one that's in a good area and dog friendly in nearby area.

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the Shepherds Hut at westwood for a night away for our wedding anniversary. It was a last minute booking and we were very pleased with it. As the email confirmation stated it's very relaxed at westwood. We arrived parked up and spotted the Hut and unpacked. Donna who runs the yurst/hut side of things showed us the toilets/water/waste/...

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1Thank zzebedy
Grimsby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We have just got back from four nights at the Yurts. It was amazing!!! I think it's important to stress here that we are not campers. Far from it. I don't know one end of a tent peg from another, and my partner knows even less. We hired one of the large Yurts as in our party were myself and...

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2Thank mushenti
Washington
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Just returned early after weekend break. Horrified to find the damage done to my car, both sides that will cost thousands to fix. Thanks who ever thought it was funny I hope you die a horrible death. There was a hen party and a two family group so if it was either of your parties well done.

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2Thank Paul_and_Sonia
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The staff were really helpful and friendly especially the gentleman who towed my car out of the drainage ditch in the car park (park on an angle when you visit). The amenities were clean and well stocked. The site was quiet with beautiful scenery all around. The yurt was clean and cosy once the wood burner got going. Check in...

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2Thank JenSur
Peterlee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We spent a wonderful weekend recently in the Shepherds Hut at Westwood Yurts. Despite a poor weather forecast, we had a fab time. The hut was clean, cosy and comfy with plenty of room for the two of us. The kitchen was well equipped and the lovely electric log burner kept us toasty warm at night. Toilets and showers spotlessly...

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1Thank JaneGraeme
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Right from the very start the welcome was warm and friendly. The yurts themselves are very clean and really well maintained. The wood burner in the centre gives out tremendous heat and takes no time at all to warm up the yurt. The facilities are excellent with the toilet block (including showers and washing up facilities) are clean and tidy....

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Thank Andy M
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The location is perfect. The yurts are the real deal imported from Mongolia. They are clean tidy and warm. The staff where very welcoming and helpful. The facilities were likewise. The access to Gibside estate was fantastic. We had access when it was still closed to the public, which was fantastic. We would really recommend this place and we will...

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Thank mararky
Ouston, Co Durham
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Our fourth visit to West Wood Yurts, but our first time in the Shepherds Hut and we absolutely loved it. The views from the decking are stunning, the weather was on our side and the Shepherds Hut was lovely and cosy with everything you need included. On arrival we were shown inside and the various amenities explained. The Hut was...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
West Wood Yurts is a cosy campsite on an enchanted estate, offering family glamping accommodation within our Shepherd's Hut or Yurts. Our yurts are nestled into a beautiful, secluded woodland glade of Cut Thorn Farm in a quiet corner of National Trust Gibside. We have just six yurts in our yurt village: 2 large yurts for sleeping up to six people and 4 small yurts for sleeping up to four people. Our Shepherd's Hut offers a romantic couples retreat in a private area of the farm steading. Camping at West Wood Yurts is a truly unique experience. We offer short weekday or weekend breaks or week long breaks...or more! We cater for large group bookings (you can book the whole site for yourselves!), family and friends holidays and couples getaways. There are plenty of things to do throughout the duration of your stay at West Wood Yurts...for a start entry to the Gibside estate is included in the booking price and our yurt camping guests can access National Trust Gibside throughout the duration of their stay, even after the doors close to the public! ... more   less 

Additional Information about West Wood Yurts

Address: Cut Thorn Farm, Burnopfield NE16 6AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Durham > Burnopfield
Price Range: £52 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Don't take your car it's not safe”
 of 5 bubbles Paul_and_Sonia, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Remember to take a torch.”
 of 5 bubbles JaneGraeme, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Just do it! See for yourself.”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaCourtney_12, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Don't just read the reviews, live them! Book now :-)”
 of 5 bubbles AngelaCourtney_12, 26 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Number 6 is at the top of the hill furtherest from the utility block which is is in the middle, 1 is at the bottom, closest to the woods”
 of 5 bubbles mattyandco, 25 May 2015 | Read review
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