Long Valley Yurts - Low Wray

Low Wray, Cumbria

OS Grid Reference: NY 377012

A unique new style of accommodation available at Low Wray on Windermere.

Luxury Lake District Yurts at Low Wray on Lake Windermere

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Long Valley Yurts are situated within the National Trust Campsite at Low Wray on Windermere and we offer three 16ft Yurts (March-November). Our Yurts are located right on the waters edge offer the adventurous spirit a swift pre-breakfast dip in Windermere for a great way to start the day.

Furnished with a distinctly Moroccan feel with thick woolen rugs, bright colourful throws, twinkling fairy lights, solar lighting and large skylight lanterns, our Yurts are cosy, comfortable and definitely different, guaranteed to make you feel completely relaxed and away from it all.

Sit back, take a deep breath and relax. Feel the warmth of the wood burning stove, look up and let your eye be drawn up the roof poles, past the Moroccan lantern and through the large skylight where you will see the stars twinkling in the night sky………endless possibilities await on the holiday that lies ahead you.     

Long Valley Yurts at Low Wray have three 16ft diameter Yurts located at the National Trust campsite at Low Wray right on the shores of Windermere, England’s largest lake.

What is a Yurt
yurtüi or kiz üi in Kazakh or ger in Mongolia as they are known are portable, felt covered wooden structures traditionally used by the Turkic and Mongolian nomads in the Steppes of Central Asia. It is a herders most important possession and upon marriage a family will build or buy the newlyweds their own Yurt.

Our Yurts 
We have three 16ft Yurts which sleep four/five people comfortably. There is a standard double bed and two single beds and an additional blow up mattress for a fifth person if required. We provide freshly laundered cotton sheets, pillow cases and duvets.

Unfortunately we do not accept dogs.


Open Bookings for 3 yurts - 1st March - 1st November.

Showers Available Male Washroom Facilities Female Washroom Facilities Laundry Shop Public Telephone

The Yurt sleeps four/five people, has a double bed and two single futons. An additional blow up mattress is available for a fifth person.

Each yurt has it's own uniquely Moroccan feel. You can also expect the following facilities:

  • Wooden floors
  • Thick colourful hand made Moroccan rugs
  • Wood burning stove with hot plate for cooking
  • Solar powered interior lighting
  • Solar powered fairy lights; to add that extra bit of magic on your holiday
  • Comfortable futons and bedding
  • Moroccan lanterns
  • Decorated, colourful Moroccan throws
  • Fully equipped and functional kitchen including all the thngs you are likely to need for 5 people to cook and dine with
  • A games chest full of games and books both old and new
  • Clean toilets and shower facilities
Drinking water is available from a tap within a short walk. Each yurt comes fully equipped with its own rolling water carrier. Male and female shower blocks and toilet facilities also only a short walk.
2017 Rates

Peak Season - school holidays /bank holidays

Weekdays - (Mon-Fri) 4 nights - £340
Weekend - (Fri - Mon) 3 nights - £365
Whole Week (Mon - Mon or Fri - Fri) 7 nights - £560

Special Off Peak Rates for selected stays during Mar/Apr/May/Sept & Oct

Weekdays: (Mon – Fri) 4 nights from £199 per Yurt
Weekends: (Fri-Mon) 3 nights from £225 per Yurt (Mar only)

Off Peak Season - All other periods

Weekdays - (Mon-Fri) 4 nights - £285
Weekend - (Fri - Sun) 3 nights - £285
Whole Week (Mon - Mon or Fri to Fri) 7 nights - £385
Booking required?

Yes. Book early to avoid disappointment - only 3 yurts available.

Please call Richard on 07884 315298 or John on 07813 334865 to enquire about availability or to make a booking.

Deposit and Payment
To make a booking a 25% non-refundable deposit is required to secure the dates you wish. Outstanding balance is due six weeks prior to arrival.

Please see our online booking system for availability and bookings at www.luxury-yurt-holidays.co.uk.
Users Our yurts are available for the following: 
1. Families 
2. Groups 
3. Small school parties
Max Users 3 x Yurts - 5 people maximum per yurt.
No. of Toilets Blocks 2 on general site. 1 on group site.
No. of Showers 6 male, 6 female per block. No coins required.
Car Parking Yes - in designated parking areas away from the yurts.
Gas Refills available? Yes.
Open fires allowed? No - but the yuirts come equipped with a BBQ and fire bowl.
Disposable barbeques allowed? No.
Nearest Food & Drink

Drunken Duck Inn (2 miles)
Slightly more upmarket Pub Food & Restaurant. Real Ales, occasional Jazz nights.

Outgate Inn, Outgate (2 miles) - on the B5286. Traditional Lakeland Inn with real ales, good food.

Ambleside (3 miles) - several restaurants and pubs, shops, tearooms.
Nearest Bank Ambleside (3 miles)
Mountain Bike Hire? Ambleside (3 miles)
Local Walks Fairfield Horseshoe ridge walk (2863ft max)
Loughrigg Fell (1101ft)
Around Windermere lake shore.
Grizedale Forest Park.

Long Valley Yurts at Low Wray

Low Wray, Ambleside, Cumbria
LA22 0JA

T: 07813 334865 or 07884 315298 Contact: John Maddy or Richard Coulter


Don’t forget to mention Lake District Camping when you contact this campsite

Find Us:

By car: take the A593 from Ambleside, turn left at Clappersgate onto the B5286. Turn left at the sign for Wray. The site is less than one mile on the left.