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A fantastic yurt retreat on a working Dairy Farm in the beautiful Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The traditional Mongolian yurts are spacious while the nearby Dutch Barn is equipped with excellent kitchen and bathroom facilities.

Quote greentraveller when you book and you will receive Complementary tea, coffee, sugar, logs and kindling for woodburners

Rooms: Four yurts, each with 1 double bed and 1 double futon

From £275

Meals: Nearest pub 2 miles, restaurant 2 miles
Open: 1st Weekend in March to last week in September
Address: Somerset Yurts, Hill Farm, West Monkton, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 8LP
Tel: 01823 412663

Why we've chosen Somerset Yurts:

Pack your backpack and jump on your bike and head by train to Taunton, from there cycle the few remaining miles to the Somerset Yurts. If you haven't got your bike, let them know on booking and they can come and fetch you. The low environmental impact and sustainable nature of Somerset Yurts offers a great green getaway in a beautiful part of England, easily accessible from London, the South and the Midlands. The yurts are located in a south-facing field overlooking Taunton Vale and the Blackdown Hills beyond. If you want to explore the area, there’s plenty to see and do nearby; including exploring Hestercombe Gardens and the Quantock Hills; and further afield there's attractions to suit almost any taste from tranquil pretty village pubs to guided adventure activities. All yurts (complete with double bed, futon and woodburning stove) stand on private decks near to which you’ll find your own picnic area, barbeque, and the communal fire pit.

Top eco features at Somerset Yurts

  • The yurts impose a minimal environmental impact

  • Situated on an arable and dairy farm in the Quantock Hills

  • Heat is prodivided by wood burners

  • Food can be delivered from Somerset Local Foods, a local company



Somerset Yurts, Somerset, England
Nearest train station: Taunton Station

Directions from station:
We can collect guests from the station if requested at the booking stage. The station is appoximately a 10/15 minute drive, depending on traffic. We can recommend a local taxi company that won't take you the 'scenic' route!

Plan your journey by train

Buy rail tickets online and then collect them at any main station.
Bookings usually open 10-12 weeks before your date of travel.

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