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Secret Island Yurt

Secret Island Yurt, Beckford, Gloucestershire

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Sykes Cottages
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Sleeps a maximum of: 2

Pricing From: £430.00 - 693.00

This superb, lakeside yurt on the edge of Beckford, sleeps two people in one open-style mezzanine bedroom.

Secret Island Yurt is a special, lakeside holiday home set on a island, on the edge of the village of Beckford. One of a group of four on-site, the property sleeps two people in one mezzanine king-size double bed. With interesting, open accommodation, the yurt also includes a kitchen, a dining area, a sitting area with woodburner-effect gas stove and a luxury roll-top bath. There is also a separate room with a basin and WC. Guests can access their own private sauna with CD player from inside the yurt, while outside on the decking is a private hot tub, along with patio furniture, a firepit and a BBQ. There's also off road parking for one car and use of the owner's rowing boat and cycles. Secret Island Yurt is a delightful holiday home with unique accommodation, perfect for a romantic break.


What a wonderful week away !!
The Yurt was just as advertised. It was clean and inside everything was as shown in the pictures. However the outside was a bit tired and could do with a bit more TLC. Fishing was excellent, Bed so very comfortable. It had all the amenities you will need. Cooker, Induction hob, Fridge, Freezer, Dishwasher, all in good order. Wonderful Chiminea. We toasted marshmallow and sat outside long into the evening. We just listened to music and fed the very friendly duck. Hot Tub would work well for a short while, then sort of give up. Not sure about the Sauna. I would much rather a good shower instead. But you can't have everything I guess. I would go back in an instance.

relaxing & private
This was our 3rd vist to the Yurts. The 1st in The Secreat Island this place is just grand if you want to do nothing but chill out or if you like to walk then it has some fantastic country side.The owners are very frendly and helpful i would say the only thing i think could improve this one would be a gas BQ like the secreat island yurt has but thats just me being lazy to sit in the hot tub at night rain or shine no matter just MAGIC !
A TripAdvisor Member

Wildlife dream
There are a lot of positives about this beautiful place... the nature, scenery, the two gorgeous geese and black swans who followed us everywhere, in particular. However, the reason I would not rebook are to do with the night traffic. It totally spoilt a serene, calm peaceful break. On the Thursday night of our break, I was awake from midnight til 4 am trying to work out where the traffic noise was coming from... if it was motorway, low flying aircraft or some sort of train. If you take earplugs for the nights you will have a wonderful week!!!

This place is absolutely fantastic.The view and the various birds including Black Swans are fabulous.There is no tv,or wifi,just peace and quiet.The Yurt is very comfortable.We have been here the last 2 years and will be going again next year.There are some nice Restaurants to dine at,I can recommend Ye Olde Hobnails Inn who serve an excellent carvery.There are 4 Yurts to choose from.Highly recomenmended
Bill G

It was an unbelievable experience. Probably the most luxurious experience you can ever hope to associate with "camping." The hot tub was divine and the cinematic projector was an absolute winner!
Mr Bukowski



Parking Space
Linen provided
Towels provided


Double Beds


Heating from gas stove
Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, projector with input from laptop
Fuel and power included in rent
Bed linen and towels included in rent
Sauna with CD player (accessed from inside yurt)
Wooden veranda overlooking lake with private hot tub, furniture, firepit and BBQ
Use of rowing boat by prior arrangement with owner, at own risk
Off road parking for 1 car
Sorry, no pets and no smoking
Shop and pub/restaurant 8 mins walk
Note: No TV
Note: Check-in time 3pm, check-out 9

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Approximate Location

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Nearest Attractions

Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest

Great Washbourne, St Mary's Church - 1.2 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Ashton-under-Hill, St Barbara's Church - 1.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Little Washbourne, St Mary's Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Alderton, St Margaret's Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bredon, St Giles - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Wormington, St Katherines - 3.7 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Bredon Tithe Barn - 3.7 miles (Historic Building) Heritage Rating

Woolstone, St Martin de Tours - 3.9 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Stanley Pontlarge, St Michael's Church - 4 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

Strensham, St John's Church - 5 miles (Historic Church) Heritage Rating

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