Hunger Hill Yurts in Newton Poppleford near Sidmouth, offers wonderful accommodation in our beautiful yurts. We are in the centre of lovely East Devonshire countryside, perfect for a tranquil and relaxing holiday.
Our charming yurts are on the edge of a unique 3000 acre pebble heath and RSPB Reserve. The yurts also share a small holding with Kunekune pigs, chickens and ducks, making us the ideal rural retreat.
Meadow Yurts: Each of our 4 yurts has a double and 2 single beds made up with feather duvets and cotton sheets. A 3rd child bed can be added as well. All the yurts have well equipped kitchens which include small cooker, tables, stools, comfy chair and Moroccan storage boxes. The kilims, sheep cushions and wood burner give the yurts a comfortable and nomadic feel. We supply logs. The yurts also have a socket to charge phones.
Outside each yurt are hammocks, a picnic table and fireplace with BBQ grill. Ideal for a spot of al fresco dining. You can enjoy spectacular views of the Otter Valley from here.
Orchard yurt: Our lovely yurt is in a private position with access to the yurt meadow. The spacious yurt comes with a comfy sofa and wood burning stove. Fairy lights, cushions and a sheep skin rug gives the yurt a warm and comfortable feel. The yurt boasts a well equipped kitchen and covered eating area.
Outside the yurt are hammocks a picnic table and fireplace with BBQ grill. This is an excellent spot to admire far reaching views across the Otter Valley to Peak Hill at Sidmouth.
All the yurts enjoy the luxury of hot showers. There are 2 showers, 2 toilets and 2 basins which are supplied with soap, hand towels, toilet rolls, hair dryer, washing liquid and washing line with pegs. In the centre of the field there is a 22 foot communal yurt with a wood burner, fairy lights, tables and benches. Just outside there is a fireplace with BBQ.
New for 2018 we have additional accommodation in our Daphne Horse Box. This is a tastefully renovated van with double bed, kitchen, wood burner, seating and a veranda. Daphne can be parked next to your Meadow Yurt for £80 per night.
We offer workshops, retreats, yoga and breakfast hampers – please enquire for details.
The local area forms the oldest part of the Jurassic Coast, England's first World Heritage Site accessible via the South Coast Path National Trail. We are also next to the Aylesbeare RSPB bird Sanctuary. The reserve is on an area of pebble heath land which is bursting with wild life. We are also on the route of the 'East Devon Way'. The East Devon Coastal Path offers numerous walks between the towns and villages along the coast. A range of great days out are nearby:
The Norman Lockyer Observatory.
For more information please visit our website.
Groups welcome by arrangement – please enquire for details.