walking past the train carriage

Train Carriage available for 2020

Have the whole site to yourself! This year we are renting out the Train Carriage all on it's own. You will have exclusive use of the communal cabin too. If you can't bear to leave your... more

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Big changes at The Yurt Farm

Exciting times... we're building some new structure for 2021. As many of you know, last year was to be our last year as yurt farmers. We have waved goodbye to our beloved yurts and are now... more

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Train Carriage has a make over!

A squishy sofa and gorgeous handmade curtains has made the Train Carriage even cosier! We opened the doors to the Train Carriage this spring and decided it was time for a change. The... more

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Toasting marshmallows

Dandelions and marshmallows

How many dandelion clocks can you count? The yurt field is bursting with colourful flowers, trees and grasses and buzzing with bees. I love this photo of the dandelions going to seed as it... more

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New solar panels in the snow

11th year off grid

Our site is totally off grid, even in the snow! For 10 years we've been running our site on wind and solar power. With new solar panels this year we'll be making more hot water than... more

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Bees in the Cherry Blossom

Bumble bees in the sun

This bumble bee just couldn't get enough pollen in February's hot sun! Since we first set up our site over 10 years ago, we have planted around 2000 fruit and native trees around our the yurt... more

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Massive shingle xylophone

Wooden roof for a wooden house

  We made a massive wooden xylophone on the roof of our house.   The upper roof of our new house is covered in 7000 wooden shingles.  They are made from Sweet Chestnut which... more

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The Yurt Farm from Space

  Here's what The Yurt Farm looks like from space!   We've been going through our photos from 2018 and almost everyone is filled with sunshine!  What a beautiful and sunny... more

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Haymaking or BMX track

Making hay while the sun shines

Hay waiting to be baled or a BMX track?! This hot and dry weather means that hay and silage will be in short supply later it the year so my dad has cut the wildflower meadow around the yurts... more

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