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Old Pine Yurt Tomintoul

Located in the foothills of Cairngorms near Tomintoul village in old Pine wood. Asian yurt with double bed for two.

The Old Pine Yurt is situated under an ancient Scots Pine tree on the East side of Tom Beag, one of the foothills of the Cairngorms, overlooking beautiful Strathavon.  

Only accommodating one booking at a time, it is the perfect relaxed setting for a private retreat. Adjacent to the Yurt is the Hut, where you will find books, games, local information and a comfy seating area.

Wildlife is all around - on any day you could spot deer, hares, red squirrels, otters, grouse, buzzards, kestrels and many other bird species. Golden eagles have even been seen close by. There is also a huge range of wildflowers, including orchids, within the woodland nearby.

The Yurt itself is truly off-grid. Heating is in the form of a wood-burning stove and lighting is by lantern. The water supply is derived from an underground spring and we think you will agree it is some of the sweetest and purest you will ever have tasted. Cooking is by gas and the shower has an ingenious log-fired heating system.  

However, we recognise that a few amenities make life a bit more pleasant, and you can be assured of a restful night's sleep in the extremely comfortable double bed. The toilet is fully plumbed and flushing, and there is a wee nook in the Hut where you will find an adequate WiFi signal to check emails and keep up with the outside world, if you really must ...


Yurts are canvas structures originating from Central Asia. Ours is hand-crafted from sustainably grown Welsh willow, which has been steamed and shaped to create a sturdy frame.  

The Old Pine Yurt lets you experience the simplicity and relaxation of a camping holiday without the need to pitch a tent or share facilities with strangers.  You can get off-grid and close to nature without compromising on warmth or comfort.

  • Comfortable, cosy double bed
  • All bedding and bed linen included
  • Extra duvet and throws
  • Woodburning stove, all firewood provided
  • Rechargeable battery-operated lanterns
  • WiFi access, phone charging
  • Fresh eggs, organic chocolate, and a dram to welcome you!
  • Kitchen facilities at the Hut
  • Plumbed sink with cold running spring water
  • Kelly kettle for heating water quickly
  • Twin-ring gas hob and campfire with grill
  • Coolbox and iceblocks (refreshed daily)
  • Crockery, cutlery, pots, pans and utensils provided

More Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Sleeps: 2
  • Wifi: Yes
  • Parking: One Car
  • Property Features: Nearby Pub, Mature Gardens, Easy Walking Access
  • Facilities: Bicycle Store
  • Location Features: Rural, Mountain, Wood
  • Nearest Places in the Guide:: Tomintoul Village
  • Contact Information

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    Booking & Contact Phone Number:

    07895 051238

    Address :

    The Barn, Fodderletter

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