About Country Bumpkin Yurts – Glamping Hen Parties In The East Midlands
Are you looking for something different for your hen party? How about a weekend away in a Mongolian Yurt?! Perfect for the countryside-loving bride, you’re in the right place if you’re looking for a relaxed rural retreat.
Located in the heart of the East Midlands countryside, Country Bumpkin Yurts have three stylishly decorated Mongolian Yurts available to hire for your hen weekend. They have all you need to make your hen party comfortable and relaxing – the glamping site is complete with a wood burning hot tub, a kitchen, picnic benches and a BBQ.
- Country Bumpkin Yurts is located on a pretty farm called Waterloo Cottage Farm in Great Oxenden in the East Midlands. There are many countryside walks, cycling and restaurants nearby.
- The Farm: Country Bumpkin Yurts is found on a family-run working farm. You can meet the piglets, highland cows and cute lambs – as well as the two friendly farm dogs.
About The Yurts
- Yurts: There are three traditional yurts available to hire – they are all spacious and have access to modern facilities. They sit on a wooden platform and have a lovely view across the farm and countryside.
- There are 3 yurts to choose from: Puddleduck, Nutkin and Ginger & Pickles.
- Puddleduck: Sleeps 2 in a king size bed.
- Nutkin: Sleeps 4-6 in a double and up to four single beds.
- Ginger & Pickles: Sleeps 4-6 in a double and up to four single beds.
- Minimum Stay: 2 night. You will be charged per night.
- Dogs are allowed.
- Inside The Yurts: Each yurt has the following inside: a log burner and stylish furniture including cosy beds.
About The Facilities
- The Hot Tub: The wood burning hot tub is the perfect way to unwind. The hot tub sits up to 6 people. Country Bumpkin Yurts can prepare and light the hot tub ready for your arrival (depending on times). Logs are included in the price of your stay. Country Bumpkin Yurts will show you how to light the hot tub yourselves so that you can use it when you want during your stay.
- The Bathrooms: There are two shared bathrooms for you to use – they have double sockets so you can dry your hair etc. The bathrooms also have eco-friendly composting toilets.
- The Kitchen: The kitchen has all you need for a weekend away including: a kettle, toaster, a 2-ring hob, a fridge and microwave. All pans, crockery and cutlery are supplied. Tea and coffee is also included in your stay.
- The BBQ: Feel free to use the barbecue and tools during the summer months – please bring your own coals.
- The Log Burners: Inside your yurt is a long burner you can use when it’s colder to keep you warm at night. Fire wood is included in the price of your stay.
- Electricity: Your yurt has a solar powered hub meaning the yurt has a light, solar powered fan. You can also charge your mobile phone via a USB cable.
- The Farm Shop: Waterloo Cottage Farm has a farm shop where you can pick up groceries for your stay – they sell a wide range of groceries from bread, milk, meat, vegetables and they even have a collection of spirits, wines and beer.
For the larger Yurts, (Nutkin and Ginger & Pickles – both sleep 4-6), here are the costs:
- Cost Per Night – Weekday (Monday – Thursday) – During the peak season between May and September, its costs £145.
- Cost Per Night – Weekday (Monday – Thursday) – During the off peak season between October and April, its costs £153.
- Cost Per Night – Weekend (Friday – Sunday) – During the peak season between May and September, its costs £155.
- Cost Per Night – Weekend (Friday – Sunday) – During theoff peak season between October and April, its costs £145.
For the smaller yurt, (Puddleduck – sleeps 2), here are the costs:
- Cost Per Night – Weekday (Monday – Thursday) – During the peak season between May and September, its costs £120.
- Cost Per Night – Weekday (Monday – Thursday) – During the off peak season between October and April, its costs £110.
- Cost Per Night – Weekend (Friday – Sunday) – During the peak season between May and September, its costs £130.
- Cost Per Night – Weekend (Friday – Sunday) – During theoff peak season between October and April, its costs £120.
- At The Camp Site: If you want to stay close to home, feel free to play the complimentary board games Country Bumpkin Yurts provide. You can also visit the working farm and the community vegetable garden where at certain times in the year you can get involved in fruit picking and gardening.
- Events: Country Bumpkin hold regular events at the farm e.g. cooking, summer BBQs and wine tasting. Check their Facebook page to see whether there are any events during your stay.
- Walking and Cycling: Head to Brampton Valley Way if you enjoy cycling or walking!
- Local Towns: There are many local towns you can visit that have great shops and restaurants: Market Harborough (2 miles), Northampton (15 miles) and Leicester (20 miles).
- Other Activities: Nearby there are many other activities you can enjoy during your stay. To name a few: golfing, fishing, visiting local stately homes, meditation, heading to a maize maze and paint balling. To see the extensive list of local activities, please click here and visit Country Bumpkin Yurt’s website now.
Food & Drink
- Hampers: You can request a locally source food and drink hamper, breakfast or afternoon tea hamper. It will be delivered to your yurt. You can take a look at them here. Please order them 24 hours in advance.
- Eating Out: There are many local cafes and restuarants in Market Harborough. If you’re looking for a pub, The George in Great Oxendon is less than 400 ft away!
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