Go Glamping in These Mongolian Yurts Outside of London

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Londoners looking for an escape from city life should look no further than Barefoot Yurts, luxury Mongolian yurts in East Sussex, just two hours outside the city.

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Overlooking Brede Valley, the two Barefoot Yurts are rented together for £150 per night for two adults or a family (children under 16 are free) during peak season, and £130 per night off-peak. The bedroom yurt comes with a handmade oak bed (there’s also plenty of space to set up a few cots), and the sitting room yurt has a wood burner that you can warm up beside at night. A kitchen with an oven and fridge is on-site, as is a shower. If you decide to wander off the campsite, nearby Rye Town is a medieval village with restaurants, art galleries, and antique stores; you may also stumble across castles and other ancient architecture in the surrounding East Sussex.

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Barefoot Yurts is a family-run business; the owners built the traditional tents—known for their wind-resistance and mobility—out of recycled wood and other materials. The property also uses solar-powered lighting. Aside from their practicality, though, the yurts are a design lover's dream, with painted motifs and a glass skylight for stargazing. If you’re not in the UK, check out these other yurts on our radar for the ultimate glamping experience.

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