Beautiful large scale yurts for your reception as a handmade alternative to a marquee
We have a variety of different yurts for hire of different sizes and designs, which can be tailored to your event; ranging from 10ft (3m) in diameter up to a 69ft (21m) marquee alternative.
Our Long Yurt was our first wedding yurt for hire which feels intimate whilst having a surprising capacity of up to 135 people seated. The Long Yurt is in its fourth wedding season and now features a beautiful authentic Kyrgyz band on the exterior; We have two circular ‘Pavilion’ wedding yurts for hire with a double ‘cupola’ style roof which are 34ft and 42ft in diameter. The Pavilions seat up to 84 and 120 people respectively.
We also have a number of bell tents for hire which can be cosied up with mattresses, duvets, rugs and lanterns. We can offer you a yurt from anywhere between three days for a one-off event, up to a whole season if you have a campsite and would like to offer a luxury camping experience.
It’s really important to us that we consider the wider implications of running our yurt hire business. Whilst yurts sometimes seem to be given honorary green credentials from the fact that they’re made of wood, the business of hiring them out all over the country could tell a different story.
We’re proud to be in partnership with Good Energy the UK’s only 100% renewable electricity supplier. All of their electricity is generated using natural power from the wind, water and sun or through sustainable biogeneration. That means no carbon, no nuclear and no fossil fuels.
Having recently moved to Stroud we thought we would support our local renewable initiative and have joined Ecotricity. This means that all of the machine work on the yurts as well as the office is run carbon neutral.
We are currently investigating local sources of 100% biodiesel which has been recycled from used vegetable oil.
Keeping it local
If we take enquiries from far flung places and we know of a more local company who can offer what we can, we will recommend them. We really hope that other yurt hire companies would do the same and we’re trying to encourage this ethos throughout the industry.
We are proud to be members of Strouds Food Hub, a fabulous scheme that enables local food producers to sell directly to the public thus massively reducing food miles and championing organic and sustainable farming practices. They have also ingeniously packaged the whole scheme so that it can be rolled out in other towns around the country.
Its vital that who we bank with has as stringent ethical policy as we do, otherwise they might undo all the hard work we’ve done! We have moved to the Co-operative Bank who have a demonstrable ethical policy in areas such as human rights, international development, ecological impact and animal welfare.