Park House, Keld, North Yorkshire, DL11 6DZ

Yurts

Please note all of our Yurts are currently fully booked throughout the school holidays, however we will post details of any cancellations on our Facebook page, so be sure to follow us @swaledaleyurts

We're delighted to have been awarded second place (highly commended) in the 2018 White Rose Tourism Awards in the category of 'Best Holiday Park'!!!

A warm welcome awaits you at Swaledale Yurts, where stunning scenery and breath-taking waterfalls provide the backdrop to our 5 Mongolian Yurts, nestled on the banks of the River Swale, right in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, a walking break with friends and family, a stopover on one of the many walking and cycling routes which pass through Keld, or just a countryside retreat where you can relax and get away from it all, you’ll find it here. We aim to offer a unique and memorable experience, combining the joys of a night under canvas in the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, with warmth, home comforts and delicious meals served to your door, allowing you to completely relax and unwind.

We are delighted to have been awarded Tripadvisors ‘Certificate of Excellence’ for 4 consecutive years, in recognition of the 5 star ratings we have achieved from independent guest reviews.

  • Our 5 Yurts are spacious 19ft tents with locking front doors, wood burning stoves, real beds, sofas and dining area.
  • All Yurts come with an electric hook up included, along with a mini fridge, lamp, kettle, hairdryer and electric heater.
  • Prices range from £69 to £89 a night for 2 people per night (plus £15 per extra adult or £10 per additional child per night). Click on the 'Pricing' tab to download the pricing chart.
  • Each Yurt comfortably sleeps between 2 and 5 people on 4 single beds and a sofa bed. For couples the single beds can be pushed together to make a double bed.
  • All bedding, linen and towels are provided.
  • Guests are welcome to borrow one of the onsite BBQ’s (please reserve at the time of booking) or bring their own disposable BBQ’s
  • Guests have the option to book the large private hottub with stunning views across the Dale. Click on the 'Hottub' tab for further information.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities are provided in each yurt including fresh milk.
  • We offer a range of delicious home cooked evening meals, served to you in your Yurt. To view a sample menu and for further details on how to order just click on the 'Food and Drink' tab.
  • Whilst we do not allow cooking in the yurts (in order to prevent the smells being absorbed into the fabric walls) guests have access to our newly renovated campers barn which has a fully fitted kitchen including hob, fridge freezer, microwave and toaster. The kitchen is also stocked with pots and pans, crockery and cutlery.
  • We also have a full drinks license and stock a range of wines, beers and ales.
  • If you fancy a meal out, Keld Lodge is just a 5 minute walk away (please note they only have limited availability form non residents so pre booking may be required) or alternatively we can direct you to a number of lovely Dales pubs in local villages serving food, which are just a short drive away or can be visited as part of a longer circular walk.
  • Hot breakfast baguettes are available to purchase and are brought to your door at a time to suit you.
  • Packed lunches are available to purchase daily.
  • The Yurts have use of the recently refurbished modern and clean campsite bathrooms.
  • We offer onsite washing and clothes drying facilities and a professional boot drying service.
  • Guests can enjoy access to our own private 30ft waterfall.
  • A rechargeable torch is provided for you to use throughout your stay.
  • A selection of board games and playing cards are provided for your enjoyment.
  • Maps of a selection of local walks are provided.
  • A break with us allows you to go ‘off grid’ and escape the pressures of modern life, enabling you to completely relax and unwind. With no mobile signal to distract you, you can really get away from it all and make lasting memories in the company of friends, family or loved ones in the most beautiful of settings. Fear not though, if you do need to be contacted in an emergency or if you need to get in touch with anyone you are welcome to use our landline and free wifi is provided in the barn if you need to get online.
  • Well behaved dogs are welcome and there is a £5 cleaning charge per dog per stay.
  • We specialise in providing accommodation for groups and individuals who are following the popular walking routes which pass through Keld, including the Coast to Coast, Pennine Way and the Herriot Way and work closely with the Sherpa Van and Packhorse for bag deliveries.
  • Our Yurts are available from the 1st March to the 31st October.
  • Check in is from 3pm however you are welcome to use the sites facilities if you arrive before this time while we finish preparing your yurt for you.
  • Check out is 10.30am.
  • The whole site including Keld Bunkbarn is available for Private hire, click on the 'Private Event Hire' tab for further information.
  • Please note that the yurts are located on the banks of the River Swale so children must be supervised.

    ** Please note that our yurts are located on our quiet campsite where guests come to enjoy peace and tranquillity, therefore we do not allow music and ask for noise to be kept to a minimum after 10pm. This may make us unsuitable for some groups however please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements before booking. **

    COVID 19 SAFETY MEASURES

    We ask that all guests familiarise themselves with and follow the safety guidelines (which will also be displayed on site), in particular those relating to the shared bathrooms and kitchen areas. These practices will remain under constant review, but we hope that with everyone’s cooperation in following these simple steps it will give you the peace of mind that we can all stay safe without impacting the enjoyment of your stay.

    In the event that anyone in your party starts to display symptoms or suspect that they may have contracted the virus ahead of your visit, please do not risk travelling. We will be happy to move your booking to another date right up to the end of 2021.

    Bathroom Facilities

    Whilst the bathroom facilities are shared between all guests staying in the yurts and on the campsite, each unit is self-contained and will be used by only 1 guest at a time. They will be regularly cleaned however additional safety measures include:

     Please sanitise hands before and after entering the bathrooms

     Before and after touching any surfaces please spray with the anti-viral spray provided and wipe with the blue paper towels

     Please prop the door open as you leave to allow maximum ventilation

     Wash hands for at least 20 seconds using soap and hot water

     If using the mop please spray and wipe the handle with the anti-viral spray before and after use

    Kitchen area

    The communal kitchen area will remain open, however guests choosing to use it are asked to:

     Sanitise hands before entering

     Observe the 2m social distance rule at all times

     Leave the door open to allow maximum ventilation

     Before and after touching any surfaces please spray with the anti-viral spray provided and wipe with the blue paper towels

     If you are uncomfortable sharing the space with other guests please let us know and we will try to organise a 30 minute private slot for you. Please note these slots will be on a first come first serve basis

     If using the communal fridge sanitise hands then spray and wipe all items with anti-viral spray provided before placing inside

     Tea towels and cloths will be issued to guests on request and should not be shared outside of your group

    General

     Please sanitise your hands whenever entering the site and upon entering your yurt

     Please maintain a minimum social distance of 2 meters from all other guests at all times

     If you require any assistance or to place food orders etc please ring the bell on the gate and then sanitise hands. We will assist you outside from a safe distance. Alternatively you can contact us via WhatsApp on 07746492801. You will pick up the Wifi signal outside of the Campers Barn (Network: Swaledale Yurts – Password: Swaledale). Please state your name, which yurt you are in and your request and we can bring whatever you need (including meals) to the picnic bench outside of your yurt

     Checkout will take place outside at reception

    Hottub

     In line with the Centre for Disease Controls view that there is no evidence that Covid-19 can be spread through the use of hottubs it will remain open to book by individual groups for 90 minute private sessions

     All surfaces will be sanitised between sessions and chlorine levels will be closely controlled

     The bi-fold doors should be left open for maximum ventilation

    If you have any concerns or require any additional information please do not hesitate to contact us.