An Exciting New Era for Moss Howe Farm

Long Valley Yurts is expanding! We’ve been itching to spill the beans and we’re very excited to announce that we have taken over the lease for the campsite at Moss Howe Farm in Witherslack. As of March this year, we will be taking on the daily running, management and ongoing development of the campsite. There’s […]

Our Top Tips for Buying Sustainable Gifts this Christmas

Here at Long Valley, we are passionate about the outdoors and everything in it. It’s in our DNA, and we strive to do everything possible to protect what we have now and for future generations. We are constantly seeking to improve our sustainable business practices and be more thoughtful about the impact we have on […]

Lake District Road Trip Incoming: Our VW California Ocean Campervans

Seeking your next family adventure? The world is your oyster when you hire one of our luxury VW Ocean California Campervans, offering Lake District campervan hire at its finest. Our campervans are jam-packed full of everything you could possibly need to enjoy a Lake District holiday in comfort and style. In this month’s blog, we […]

Grassroots to Green Roots: Our Journey to Net Zero

A message from one of our founders… This month’s blog is somewhat different to the usual. We asked one of our founders, John Maddy, to share some of the exciting things he has been working on over the last 12 months.   Welcome all! I’m so happy to take the reins for this month’s blog […]

Falling for the Lakes: Amazing Autumn Breaks in the Lake District

Autumn is one of the most beautiful and peaceful times to visit the Lake District. Watch in awe as the leaves in our traditional Lakeland valleys turn from vibrant greens to golden yellows, rusty oranges and earthy browns, and the gardens burst to life with late blooming flowers. Keep reading to discover some of our […]

2022 Spooky Season: Hair-Raising Halloween Events in the Lake District

October is a fantastic time of the year to visit the Lake District, with all the vibrant autumn colours on display. With a wide array of haunted castles, spooky woods and frightening Halloween events taking place this month, why not visit the Lake District this October half-term?! Discover some of the Lake District’s top Halloween […]

Fun-Filled Family Days Out in the Lake District

Worried about how you’ll keep the kids entertained during your upcoming break to the Lake District? No need to stress! The Lake District is the perfect destination for the whole family, with a wide array of activities on offer to satisfy all ages and interests. We have compiled a bumper list of our top family-friendly […]

Why Choose a Lake District Yurt for Your 2022 Summer Holiday

Searching for a 2022 summer staycation destination? Look no further than Long Valley Yurts! We offer the perfect combination of back-to-nature living, without compromising on any home comforts. Situated in four spectacular locations across the Lake District National Park, you can come and experience ‘living in the round’ with a truly unique glamping holiday…   […]

History of Glamping & What it Means to Long Valley Yurts

Across four spectacular locations in the Lake District National Park, Long Valley Yurts provides luxury glamping holidays for families, friends, couples, and solo travellers alike. But what actually is glamping, and how do we fit into this exciting landscape?   What is Glamping? The word ‘glamping’ is a combination of ‘glamorous’ and ‘camping’. It’s essentially […]

Site Spotlight: Luxury Yurt Holidays near Keswick

Seeking a fun family staycation in a beautifully secluded corner of the Lake District? Look no further than Kestrel Lodge Campsite! Boasting jaw-dropping views across the valley over Bassenthwaite Lake and just a stone’s throw from the idyllic village of Keswick, our family-friendly glamping site at Kestrel Lodge provides the perfect base to explore the […]