The Yurtel Blog


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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If you build it, they will come

11 June 2019

It all began with a dream. A dream of beautiful rainfall showers and hot and cold running water, of elegant canvas structures made of Siberian larch, exquisite en-suite huts with the softest beds, a concierge service, lofty decks built into the landscape, a spa with a beautiful bar and hot tubs with a view of the sun setting behind Glastonbury Tor. The dream was of a glamping experience that went...

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The Festival Food Revolution

12 April 2019

You could argue that nothing has had a more profound effect on the rise of the festival scene in Britain, than the evolution of festival food. Greasy burger vans and polystyrene cups of tea are relics of the past. Think matcha latte or Korean Mexican bowls alongside today’s boutique bell tents, luxury yurts or glamping accommodation.

But it’s not just the partygoer at the glade at Glastonbury that gets to...

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Best of British – A Stake in the Ground

05 April 2019

Festivals bring together the best of British. Creativity and nature, weather in all its unpredictable glory, a celebration of old traditions, new music and cultural playfulness. Friends, feasting and fun times. In fact, we’re so good at outdoor parties that we have taken the humble tent and designed a whole host of luxurious glamping alternatives to cater for all English escapades. Tipis and boutique bell tents, deluxe yurts and mobile...

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