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Kushti Yurt

It’s always great to spend some time away from the city in some of Britain’s most beautiful natural forests. If you’re looking for a woodland getaway in Sussex, our yurt hires are a unique way to sleep under the stars with the utmost level of comfort. 

The Kushti Yurt hire is inspired by traditional Mongolian 'Ger' (aka yurt) with beautiful hand painted roof poles, pillars and door. There are many colourful ethnic textiles and carpets which adorn the walls and floors which give the unique yurts its ‘good vibes’ as described by the previous owner! 

The many lovely comments in our guest book reflect this. We’ve had many wedding proposals and honeymooners in this very special Sussex woodland yurt hire!


- Sleeps 2 people
- 5.9 metres in diameter
- Double bed
- Kitchen area with double gas ring camping stove
- Indoor seating
- Outdoor seating area
- Open fire pit
- No pets


There is also something deeply peaceful and meditative about our Kushti yurt hire. It is a magical space and occasionally you may see a deer or a rabbit enjoying the Sussex woodland.

Inside there is a kitchen area with double gas ring camping stove with everything you will need to cook and prepare any food.

The bed is a comfortable double futon, decorated with several colourful cushions. There is also additional seating in the form of hand carved stools, and a double futon sofa in beside the wood-burner. To the side of the yurt is a small table and chairs so that you can enjoy cosy inside eating on cold evenings. 

Outside the yurt hire, there is a large picnic table and log stools along with an open fire pit with grill if you wish to cook under the stars!  Kiln dried logs can be purchased for the Forest Garden shop.

Kushti yurt hire is approximately 70m from the shower/WC and washing-up sink. The shared shower/loo and washing up facilities consist of 2 x separate showers, 2 x WC's and handbasin and 2 x outdoor double washing up sinks and are located beside the car park. 


Please read COVID19 Health and Hygiene Protocol.

And information about Ash Tree felling.

We supply all the bedding (duvet/pillows/duvet cover, bottom sheet etc) for the double bed. 

Things you might want to bring: Torches, wellies, slippers, fire lighters, towels, insect repellent, sun cream, extra outdoor camping lights.

Covid 19 Cancellation Policy : Please note that in the case of a national or regional lockdown you will receive a full refund or the option to rebook your stay at a later date. We advise taking out travel/medical insurance to cover you against illness (including Coronavirus) which could prevent you from staying at Forest Garden Shovelstrode, as we cannot offer refunds in this instance.

Please read our Terms & Conditions before booking.


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Charcoal - locally sourced: £8 per 3Kg bag. To be ordered at time of booking.

Logs: For fire pit or wood burner large bags @ £10.00 each. To be ordered at time of booking.

Courses: Regular or Bespoke courses in Green woodworking and Country Crafts:(min 3 person) - please click here for more information/pricing.

Holistic massage: Available for people staying the yurts or cabins. Please contact us for more information/pricing.

Forest Garden Honey: (When available) £10.00 jar (1lb)

Forest Garden Bramley Apple Juice: £4.00


Further Information

Check in: 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Check out time: 10.00 am.
You must be minimum 25 years of age to make a booking.
Guests must take away all their own rubbish when vacating the premises.
We are a small rural site and offer our guests the opportunity to enjoy the peace of the woodland.  If you are booking more than 2 units, a security deposit of £150 per unit is required payable a month before your stay
We ask everyone to keep noise levels down at all times.
The car park is between 70 and 200m from your accommodation.
Wheelbarrows are provided and should be left at the car park.
We suggest that valuables are best kept with you or in a locked car.
Forest Garden cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to your personal belongings.
Fireguard for child safety can be provided on request. Please contact us.
The off-grid accommodation does not provide electricity or running water.
The shower/WC and washing up facilities are at the Loo Block beside the car park which is a maximum of 200m from the accommodation.
Towels are not provided.

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Shovelstrode Lane
East Grinstead
RH19 3PH

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