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Savannah Yurt

If you’re looking for a unique way to spend time away from the city, and breathe in some fresh country air, book a Sussex woodland getaway and hire one of our comfortable yurts to come and relax in.

Savannah yurt hire was made by a highly experienced traditional yurt maker using locally sourced coppiced ash, hazel and chestnut. The feeling as you walk in to the yurt hire is one of size and openness, whilst still retaining the intimate warmth of a handmade yurt. 

Each of the luxury yurt hires are nestled in their own corner of secluded woodland offering guests privacy and tranquillity. Dappled light and abundance of flora and fauna help create the perfect sanctuary.


- 6 metre diameter
- Sleeps 4 people (+1 additional at £45 per night)
- 1 x Double bed, 1 x double sofa bed, 1x single sofa bed
- Worktop kitchen surface
- Comfortable seating
- Decked outside area with picnic table


The style of Savannah yurt hire is ‘Out of Africa’ with big leopard print throws and sheepskin rugs. There is a large double futon bed under an antique tribal carved headboard. 

There is also a double futon sofa that can pulled into a double bed, and another single futon sofa-bed. (n.b. for the 5th person, additional person and bedding charges apply, see extras).

The kitchen area comprises of a worktop surface with twin gas camping stove. All the utensils you need to cook and eat with are stowed in the large cupboard below. 

There is an antique Moroccan table and matching stools to eat inside the yurt, and a couple of comfortable reclining chairs and handmade stools for sitting in front of the toasty wood-burner. 

Outside the yurt hire is a large decked area to sit out and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of your woodland getaway. There’s a big picnic table below the deck and beside the large fire-pit with grill for outdoor cooking.  Guests can bring their own kiln dried wood or purchase locally produced charcoal and kiln dried logs from the Forest Garden shop.

The Savannah yurt hire is located approx 150m from the shower/WC/washing up area. 

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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Bedding: Duvet, Pillows & Linen @ £35.00 per set.

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

Logs: For fire pit or wood burner large bags of logs @ £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

07956 815458
07957 621672

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