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The Tall Pines Yurt & Bunkhouse

Helmsdale

KW8 6HH

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

Bunk 

House


TheYurt

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.


The Bunkhouse


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.


Outside


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.

Double Bed
Double Bed
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Shower (with shelf clipped back)
Shower (with shelf clipped back)
Modern Compost Toilet
Modern Compost Toilet
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Kitchen Area
Kitchen Area
Full of Eastern Promise
Full of Eastern Promise
Log burner with logs provided
Log burner with logs provided
Bed Settee and Drawers
Bed Settee and Drawers
Pathway to Parking Area
Pathway to Parking Area
Bunkhouse Lounge area
Bunkhouse Lounge area
Lounge side view
Lounge side view
Bunkhouse Shower
Bunkhouse Shower
 Bunkhouse Shower &sink
Bunkhouse Shower &sink
Bunkhouse Kitchen & Dining
Bunkhouse Kitchen & Dining
Lower Bunkbed with lighting
Lower Bunkbed with lighting
The Old Bridge, Helmsdale
The Old Bridge, Helmsdale
Helmsdale from Navidale Hill
Helmsdale from Navidale Hill
Helmsdale River
Helmsdale River
Helmsdale River
Helmsdale River
Helmsdale Beach at High-tide
Helmsdale Beach at High-tide
View from the Yurt
View from the Yurt
View Towards Helmsdale from the Yurt
View Towards Helmsdale from the Yurt
Helmsdale Beach Showing Durasic Rock Formations
Helmsdale Beach Showing Durasic Rock Formations
Helmsdale Beach Showing Coastal Path
Helmsdale Beach Showing Coastal Path

FUN ACTIVITIES

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.

 

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BEST FACILITIES

The yurt comes equiped with:

wood burning stove

Cooker and kitchen area

Double bed and bed settee

Seperate toilet and shower

Private garden

BBQ and outdoor dining area

Outdoor seating

Private parking


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



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OUT & ABOUT

 

River Fishing

Coastal Walks

Beaches

Harbour

Mountains and Glens

Lochs

Gold Panning

Museums

Wildlife - dolphins & deer can be seen from the accommodation

Castles

Whiskey Distilleries

Cafes

Resturants

Bars

Gift Shop