The Yurtel Blog

The Upcycle

19 March 2020

The BMX Smoothie Machine

Have you ever looked at an old bbq, bath or bicycle and thought, I could make a pizza oven, hot tub or smoothie making machine out of that?

Well, nor have we exactly, but there are plenty of people out there for whom upcycling is the latest byword in consumer cool.

Nike actually started a recycling program back in 1990 called...

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The Business Side of Glamping

04 March 2020



We all know festivals are having a moment. Over a quarter of UK adults attended a music festival in the last year alone.

Independent festivals contributed more than 1bn in revenue to the UK economy in the last few years, proving the DIY communal spirit of Woodstock has grown into mainstream business that reaps serious profits.

This move from a communion of culture, to a profitable...

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Going Campaign

13 January 2020


How do you camp? Do you go all out with a luxury bell tent, candle chandelier, sheepskins, lanterns and fire bowl? Or do a couple of blankets and sleeping bag suffice?

Under canvas a British gentleman abroad in the 18th and 19th centuries would have expected a few essential pieces. A full wardrobe, carpet, cupboard, desk, chest of drawers, dining table, armchairs and a sideboard...

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Campfire Christmas

16 December 2019

Campfire Christmas

We thought there would be nothing more brilliantly British than a Christmas inspired campfire cookout. When has glamping or camping been confined to warm weather conditions? We live in England, we’d never plan anything if we waited for the sun.

Picture this: a bell tent or yurt draped with ivy and holly, twinkling Christmas lights studding the foliage and warm sheepskins, a crackling fire and a...

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