The Tall Pines Yurt & Bunkhouse
The Tall Pines Yurt is set in the grounds of our de-crofted land on the hill at Gartmore with stunning views over the Moray Firth.
The Bunkhouse is attached to our stone-built crofthouse which looks out from the hill, over the beautiful expance of sea in front
The Tall Pines
Experience a little bit of Eastern Promise when you stay in our traditional Mongolian made yurt. Unlike a tent, this dwelling is constructed with an inner latticed frame and roof poles. The inner layer wadding is a three layer system and the outer cover is silicone treated poly-canvas for water proofing. For insulation, the roof and walls are made from 100% sheeps wool felt and the inner layer is white polyester, which covers the felt and allows light to reflect around the yurt. The floor is also insulated. This makes it perfectly adapted to suit the Scottish climate. For your comfort, inside there is a 4.5kw wood burning stove which keeps you warm and cosy in all weathers, double bed with foam mattress, bed settee and kitchen area with cooker.
Our ethos is to make our facilities as eco-friendly as possible. In this respect all amenities are off-grid. Lighting is solar powered as is the pump to the shower and the fan for the compost toilet. This solar panel also provides power for charging phones, laptops etc.
For those one-stop sleepovers. Great when touring the NC500 or as a night's stop-off on the way to or from Orkney.
Hire the whole place or pay per person and share.
The accommodation comprises of 4 cosy bunkbeds with individual electric sockets, charging sockets and lamps, a small kitchen area, corner lounge area to relax in and a separate shower room with toilet.
All bedding included.
Breakfast Sandwiches/Packed Lunches on request
Laundry Service on request.
Parking for 2 vehicles.
Covered porch and seating area.
Adjacent to the bunkhouse is a drying room with an ample storage area for bicycles and equipment.
Helmsdale offers plenty to do. Situated on the River Helmsdale it boasts the best salmon fishing in the Highlands. There is also gold-panning, golf and hiking and lots more.
The yurt comes equiped with:
wood burning stove
Cooker and kitchen area
Double bed and bed settee
Seperate toilet and shower
BBQ and outdoor dining area
The Bunkhouse provides:
4 seperate bunks with individual charging points, electric sockets and lamps.
Kitchen area complete with microwave cooker with grill, fridge, and kettle.
Shower room with toilet and sink.
Living area with seating and coffee table.
Drying room with equipment/bicycle storage area.
Covered porch with seating.
Private parking for 2 vehicles
OUT & ABOUT
Mountains and Glens
Wildlife - dolphins & deer can be seen from the accommodation