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The following comments are taken from our Guest Book here at Larkhill Tipis.


Kate and Chris - 28th October, 2012

Thank you for welcoming us into your wonderful retreat! We have never felt so relaxed! We have had a magical experience and will definitely be back!


Kate, Jen and Helen - 7th September, 2012

Absolutely amazing!! No other words good enough. Almost don't want anyone else to know its here. Thanks and definitely be back!


Anna - London - 22nd August, 2012

What a paradise you've created! Such a joy to stay my first ever night in a tipi. Just beautiful. Thank you for your kindness and generosity - can't wait to come back!


Kerry and Paul - Derbeyshire - 6th July, 2012

Quite an amazing and magical place you have here. So clean, everything well thought out and attention to detail brilliant. Beautiful surroundings and you couldn't have been more helpful. Chill factor 10/10! Thanks


The Kendall family - Durham - 2nd September, 2011

Our two weeks here have been absolutely great. Loved the labyrinth, outdoor fires, the comfort of the Alachigh and the friendly welcome. Thank you so much! We go home rested in body, mind and spirit.


Helen and Kerith Rees - Surrey - 20th August, 2011

Larkhill has lived up to our expectations and more. From the help before arrival, to being picked up from the station, to the warm smiles every day! There's so many things I could say but suffice to say our children have had a holiday to remember. Thank you.


Lucy and Andy Clarke - Northampton - 3rd August 2011

We stayed for four nights in the Lavvu and were so gutted to be leaving today - wish we'd booked a week! Larkhill is beautiful and just so peaceful. Fran and Tony couldn't be more welcoming. Thank you so much, we hope to return!


Nick - Lindsey - Stone - Saffordshire - 14th April 011

It was a desire to do something different to mark turning 40 that brought us here. We were smitten within minutes- the views, the yurt - a place for campfires, the lambs (ater watching Lambing Live on TV this was great for the kids), the eco/green way of living. There's so much more though - from the first conversation with Fran and Tony, it's like visiting family. What lovely hosts, generous with their time to chat and help discuss where to visit, how to light fires. This was a holiday of first time experiences (including the compost loo!)


JO and Nic - Newport - Shropshire - 27th March 2011

We loved everything about Larkhill Tipis. Amazing experience! Thank you for being so welcoming and friendly! We will definitely recommend!!


Andy and Amy - Stroud - Glos

The perfect setting for my wonderful surprise from Andy - the perfect romance for him to propose to me! Thanks for all your help with his big secret and for making us feel so welcome. Can't wait to come back!


Jane Clarke - Rhoose - Vale of Glamorgan - 3rd October 2010

What a wonderful place! Fully equipped with everything you could wish for - a fabulous weekend break. We will return!


Sarah James Isabel and Joe Rudge - Clifford - Wetherby - 28th August 2010

Our second stay has been even better than our first... which we didn't think would be possible! Our children don't want to go home and neither do we! Many many thanks for a truly memorable stay.


Fox-Norris family - North Lincs - 6th August, 2010

Totally enchanting - we are bewitched. PLEASE can we come again. Too many highlights to mention, wouldn't know where to start. To quote the kids 'it is awesome here'.


James and Naimen - Herne Hill - London - 19th June 2010

After a week here I feel refreshed, relaxed, inspired and all round excellent x 1000 -Fran and Tony have created an idyllic secret arcadia that I know will prosper with love, light and laughter for years to come. Thank you for sharing your beautiful corner with us and the many guests to come.


Susi, Pete and Alis, Machynlleth - 11th June, 2010

Thank you, Diolch yn fawr Tony and Fran. We love it here, such a warm welcome and such lovely animals and turkeys. The tipis are amazing - we are inspired! Keep it going!


The following comments have been taken from the Visitors Book as there have been so many problems with spam.

Kate and Max, Manchester - 25th April, 2010

Now this is really 'glamping' (that's camping with some glamour). The yurt is really cozy. You are doing a great job Fran and Tony. We have already impressed our family and we WILL be back. Kate's Mum (aged 73) visited and followed the ducks all around the woodland trails. She needed a snooze after!


We had a second wonderful time at the yurt it is so peaceful and relaxing and can't wait to come back again. Also thankyou fran and tony for forwarding my boyfriends wallet on it was much appreciated.

Bev and David

We got back from a 4 day long weekend today. I must admit that when we first turned up i wasn't sure we had made the right decision to stay in a yurt in October/November(may have been the fact that it was raining heavily!)......however.....once we got settled and the log fire stove was pumping out heat then all my worries seemed to just flow away. The site itself is lovely with the views and previously mentioned friendly bird life.

Anyway I always think the mark of a holiday is if you are sad to leave and we can honestly say that neither of us wanted to leave, we slept well, we were warm, comfortable and Fran & Tony were both lovely.


Back from our third stay at Larkhill. Again we have had a great family holiday. We had porridge, tea and boiled egg (fresh from the farm) every day cooked on the fire in the tipi. There best part of the week was when we entertained various in-laws outside the tipi with baked potatoes and beans. The ages ranged from seven to seventy and they were all impressed.

We were fortunate with the weather - longer trips on the rainy days and thank goodness the washing day was sunny (laundrette in Newcastle Emlyn). The outdoor theatre at the Welsh Wildlife Centre was a good ending to the week and our longest trip, a visit to the Island of Skomer via Martins Haven was well worth it.

I recommend this site to any family, it is such a small place that you cna let the children run free like we used to minimal cars and fewer people.


Our second stay at Larkhill, yurt this time and glad we did owing to torrential rain. Thanks once again for lovely time. The rain did not deter the boys (8 & 10) who ran around all day with the others in the woods and enjoyed the play area. Real freedom for them and great to have no worries about them out till way past Beautiful setting and lovely hosts, great animals (especially Lizzie the cat). I heard nothing but praise from the other guests there. There is just so much attention to detail, the carvings, the furnishings in the tipis,yurts, all much appreciated.

By the way, you are already on Trip Advisor, I had forgotten I had put you on some months ago and someone else has since added to my comments - both 5 stars, no higher does it come!

Erica and Paul

Larkhill Tipis is a truly magical, peaceful place. Our children (Emily 9 and Alice 6) were in heaven, exploring every inch of the space and finding new treasures every day. It rained but the tipi was warm and dry throughout. The log cabin kitchen was great and meant that we were able to meet some of the other families. The surrounding area is just beautiful - a new beach to discover every day.
Fran and Tony have thought of everything to make the experience just perfect. We will be back for sure!
Erica, Paul, Emily and Alice


Hi again. One thing I forgot to add. They have hot showers which are sooooo nice!


I got back from Larkhill Tipis today. It's lovely there. All the animals and people there are really nice. The chickens are so funny and there are some REALLY cute ducks and baby chicks. The cats there are also really nice and love to be stroked. Fran and Tony are really nice people and made us feel really at home.


Submitted by fromeyers on 26/Jul/2009

We had a lovely stay. The children (Alex 6 and Anna 3) thought it was magical and we had tears when it was time to go. The weather was mixed but we found plenty to do even in the rain. On our sunny days we spent hours on the beautiful beaches in the area. It was great and we will be back - I can thoroughly recommend Larkhill.


weekend stay

Have stayed at Larkhill about 3 years ago in a tipi and wanted to return to experience the yurt. What a fantastic time. We arrived on Friday evening and lit both the woodburning stove and the campfire, we chilled out almost immediately and cooked our tea and then toasted marshmallows on the open fire and just enjoyed the peace and tranquility. The children, 13 and 10 explored the woods, followed the maze and played on the swing and then sat and helped keep the fire alight and collected wood.
We were woken very early by the dawn chorus but enjoyed freshly laid boiled eggs for breakfast and I had an extremely hot solar powered shower. :-)
The owners are a pleasure, making sure everyone is happy and being on call without being too intrusive.
Overall a fantastic time that I would recommend to anyone wanting a get away from it all, different experience.

Submitted on 08/Jun/2009

Nina B

Submitted on 15/May/2009 in reply to Comments posted by Sylvia and Hazel on 10/May/2009

I am inspired by this comment from Sylvia and Hazel. I'm staying at the Tipis in July and now can't wait for the weeks to go past so I can experience all that you write about. It will remind me of the camping I did in New Zealand, and I am looking forward to finding my sense of adventure again, thanks :-)

Sylvia and Hazel


The night before we left home for Larkhill I was so excited and couldnt sleep it looked so ideal on the website. However having stayed there for just 3 days i realised it has far exceeded our expectations. It was simply perfect. Idylic, peaceful, serene and tranquil. The Bentwood yurt was fabulous, it was warm and cosy , very spacious for the two of us, and very romantic. The meditation circles and the Buddhas helped to make it a very special and spiritual place. The quartz stones around the site helped to give it that special spiritual energy. The chickens and the roosters were wonderful and even brought their babies to see us every day. the Roosters also made lovely alarm clocks. The free range eggs available were the best eggs i have ever tasted. The woodlands were young and vibrant and the birdsong that greeted us every morning was just so beautiful it was a wonderful start to each new day. The smell of wood burners and camp fires has stayed with me even now. The tree sculptures and the totem were a great touch. The whole place was enchanting and magical and i cant ever imagine going anywhere different for a holiday ever again. I love this place and will return very soon. For anyone who has never camped before or who is camping for the first time in a long time then this is just ideal. Trust me I am no camper usually. Everything you could possibly need is provided for you without any hidden cost. From shampoo to charcoal, barbecue, umbrella's, lanterns etc when they say that all you need is clothing food and a torch they are not joking they have thought about everything. This is not just camping its as good as it could possibly get. even the toilets were incredible. The compost toilet was clean all the time and never smelly amazing achievement. The showers were also clean and hot at all times day or night. I am sure there are fairies that clean the toilets and showers after each visit. The only negative thing i could possibly say is ..I feel depressed now that i have had to come home. It really was the most wonderful experience. I am not someone who relaxes very easily as i am a workaholic and i do like my home comforts and appliances..but at Larkhill...nothing else in the world mattered because you cant help but be awestruck by its beauty and serenity. Thank you Fran and Tony for creating this magical place. Im sure we will become friends in the future because we will be regular visiters from now on. See you soon.
Sylvia and Hazel
(May 09)

Jane, David, Megan & Charlotte

Thank you so much for a wonderful Easter break. The yurt was just brilliant and the whole site quite magical. We all loved it and will be back again. Great location too, we visited some lovely beaches close by, Cilgerran castle, Colby woodland garden and Dolaucothi gold mines - but the star of it all was the yurt and its fantastic wood burning stove- amazing. Diolch yn fawr

Submitted on 07/May/2009

Carla and Kate

Our stay 26-29 April 09

We had such a wonderful time at Larkhill. The yurt was so super cosy! The whole stay was magical. It was the most relaxing and peaceful holiday ever!
We don't want to stay in boring hotel rooms anymore, it's yurts all the way for us now!
Thanks so much to Fran and Tony for creating such a beautiful place! Can't wait to go back.

Submitted on 01/May/2009

iszzy and iona


Thanks for making our stay so lovely
the yurt was fantastic and very cosy. i especially enjoyed cooking our food on the fire outside, the whole holiday was excellent.
thanks xoxox

Submitted on 09/Apr/2009

David & Michelle

Stunning setting,if you have to do one thing in your life,you got to sample this place,you cant help but relax in this place,it has got everything you could possibly require,Tony & Fran were perfect,even Mad jack(rescued dog),they couldnt do enough to make our stay special,wish we spent longer there,it was a drag to leave & cant wait to go back :-p

Submitted on 06/Apr/2009

Rachel and Josh

Submitted on 28/Mar/2009

It normally takes at least 3 days for me to relax on holiday but at Larkhill I was totally relaxed within the first day.

There were so many 'best bits' about the holiday - It was the perfect destination for us and we will be coming back!

(for a full review and photos check out

Submitted on 28/Mar/2009

Heidi & Paul

An Especial Place

There are so many “best bits” at Larkhill it’s difficult to know where to begin. Whether you favour the tipi or the yurt, each one being special in its own way, or just want to relax in the log cabin, you are guaranteed a magical and unique experience. The setting is simply stunning no matter what the weather throws at you and as well as exploring the delightful local surroundings there are many adventures to be had nearby such as canoeing, horseriding, castles and creeks, to name but a few. Fran and Tony have made Larkhill inimitable, can’t wait to go back. :-D

Nathalie and Jason


A wonderful welcome and a beautiful place to live carefree if only for a few days.

On arriving at the yurt, Nathalie felt like Christmas had arrived early and there was lots of slapping of 'paws' with excitement. J relived his scouting days fueling the stove on a regular basis and cooking on embers, Nat excelled at being more mischieveious than normal and for 3 days we lived like swallows and amazons, the car being our only modern appliance.

Fran and Tony were perfect hosts. The yurt was a perfect cocoon, the hens perfect morning buglers, our anniversary organic lemon cake, courtesy of the organic cake lady, a perfect breakfast having forgotten to pack any sensible morning food and the solar fairy lights a perfect navigator to the compost loo which Nat loved!

We missed the yurt on our first night back in the hub bub of London and hope to return again.

A beautiful way to spend our 5th anniversary

Thank you

Nat and Jay

Submitted on 08/Nov/2008

Helen & Nicky


We stayed in June 2008 and had such a wonderful time. From the moment we got there we were totaly relaxed. We wanted for nothing whilst we were there and are looking forward to our next visit.
Thanks for having the idea and allowing us to share it with you Tony & Fran.
Big Love
H & N

Submitted on 03/Nov/2008

Sally Wright

our recent stay!

Amazing, a real get away from the hustle and bustle. We both throughly enjoyed our stay in our cosy yurt and hope to return. Thank you.

Submitted on 29/Oct/2008

Joanne McCormick

Dear Fran and Tony
We just wanted to post a review to say thank you so much for a fantastic stay. I have wanted to stay in a tipi for many years and finaly Rhys made my dream come true for a Birthday surprise.

The tipi and all the essentials provided made for a very relaxed stay. The site is beautiful and with the lovely fire in the tipi the November weather did not matter at all. We were warm, dry and very happy.Submitted by on 27/Oct/2008

Thanks again for a memorable stay, loved it.

Best Wishes Jo x


Submitted by liz johnsen on 14/Oct/2008


I'd like to say thank you for a wonderful birthday last year; it was so good I'm coming back again this year! Late november in a yurt may seem like madness to some, but it was the cosiest most intimate stay I've ever had and beats any b and b hands down. A fab supply of fire wood and fresh eggs, and the cabin and surroundings were truly magical. The moment we arrived and walked through through the trees strewn with fairy lights into the warmth and comfort of the yurt it was an unforgetable experience that I cannot wait to repeat