The Yurtel Blog

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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06 December 2019

Cooking on an open fire is a kind of alchemy. Basic ingredients turn into something more than the promise of a pedestrian blast from an oven or stove. A pink sausage becomes a charred hot dog dripping with bonfire night charm, an ear of sweetcorn turns dirty with melted butter and charred kernels, and spongy marshmallows become caramelised, oozing crack on sticks. 

Campfire cooking turns the mundane into something dramatic....

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20 November 2019

Crusoe Residence

Do you worry that the hotel room you’ve booked hasn’t been fitted out with low-consumption loos, alternative energy sources or have an active policy on recycling, re-using and composting? Are you swapping low-cost flights for gentle train journeys and off grid-getaways?

Even if you’re more worried about how well stocked the mini bar is, it’s undeniable that a stay in a hotel, or a...

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19 June 2019

Jasmine Hemsley

With Glastonbury fast approaching, we sat down with Jasmine Hemsley to chat about our exciting new restaurant & bar collaboration. Based on her book, East by West, Jasmine has designed some Ayurvedic inspired comfort dishes and an apothecary of healthy drinks to create a glamping feast for our festival guests. Focusing on fresh, seasonal and sustainable ingredients, the menu offers a twist on modern western...

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