Check out this collection of memorable places to stay offering that special connection with nature in the stunning Yorkshire Dales. (Photo: Google Maps)
For those who yearn to turn off mobile devices and escape the pressures of daily life, a weekend in a yurt, a hut, or a small dwelling could be just what the doctor ordered.
One of the fastest growing staycations of recent times, this unique collection offers everything from a romantic break for two, to short family weekends on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales.
Most are located off the beaten track, and whilst many sites offer free wifi, remote stays are aimed at those who want to disconnect and escape the hustle and bustle of every day life.
Ivy Bank is a small quirky site for caravans, camper-vans and tents. A great place to explore the Yorkshire Dales by foot, bike, car or hoof. A unique clamping experience includes a double decker bus that sleeps six including a converted horse lorry and pods. (Photo: Ivy Bank)
Although some sites have private hot tubs and other luxuries, it is important to know how to make your own fire, cook outdoors, and put in some leg work for the full experience.
Riverside Lodges are just a short stroll from the bustling city of Ripon. The lodges have a little extra luxury with private hot tubs and each sleep from two to six guests. There is complimentary Wi-Fi and gas barbecue hire for outdoor dining. (Photo: Google Maps) Award-winning glamping lodges, near Ripon. The site features private hot tubs all in a picturesque retreat for those seeking luxury on the doorstep of the Yorkshire Dales. Howgill Lodge also offers camping space for caravans, motorhomes and tents. (Photo: Howgill Lodge) How Stean Gorge is located in Upper Nidderdale. How Stean has award winning bed and breakfasts, high quality self catering cottages, with both basic and luxury camping opportunities. A good variety of activities and facilities close by and onsite. (Photo: How Stean Gorge) Hare Cottage is located in Greenhow, one of the most remote in the collection just outside the popular market town of Pateley Bridge. This unique luxury cottage comes with that extra something including a log fire, fully equipped kitchen, well furnished and breath-taking views no matter the season. (Photo: Hare Cottage) Swinton Bivouac is situated at the edge of the moor and nestled in the shelter of the Druid’s Temple plantation. Swinton Bivouac has miles of bike and walking trails, beautifully rustic accommodation, wood-fired hot tubs and the woodland sauna. (Photo: Google Maps) Yurtshire is located near Fountains Abbey. There are two different sites offering a unique experience with each Yurt sleeping 4-5 guests. Each with private wood-fired hot tub, outdoor fire pits, pizza oven hire and much more. (Photo: Natasha Audsley) Little North Field is located near Harrogate There are three safari tents designed for luxury and comfort. The remote site has lots of space, a wildlife pond and a quaint summerhouse. All have private fire-pit and BBQ areas with comfortable rattan furniture and sheltered veranda. (Photo: Little North Field) Little Seed Field is located near Ripon with seven unique, octagonal cabins set over seven acres of land. There are ponds, ancient woodland and miles of walking and cycling routes to explore. The site has something for everyone. (Photo: Little Seed Field) Helme Pasture Lodges & Cottages is located in Summerbridge. Set in rural Nidderdale near the market town of Pateley Bridge, Helme Pasture offers two pet friendly self catering Scandinavian lodges both fully equipped with plenty to explore on foot. (Photo: Google Maps) Cedar Retreats is located in West Tanfield near Ripon with six acres of beautiful countryside and a lake at its centre. The Retreats are fully equipped and well furnished with everything you need for a relaxing break (Photo: Google Maps)