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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

It's a cafe that is worth visiting. Good facilities and a fantastic view. Proper dairy ice cream. Only had coffee tea and ice cream so can't say what the meals were like. Background music better than most. Walk to it to appreciate the rest. Druids temple worth a walk also.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We decided on a night away just before the chaos that is christmas and here was just perfect. We stayed in a tree house which was a big hit with our 3 children. We cant fault our stay one bit lots of walks, adventures, climbing, fresh air. The staff at swinton bivouac were outstanding nothing was too much trouble, my...

1Thank claireoz1
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I booked a treehouse for a night as a surprise to celebrate my partners special birthday. It was a such a romantic and perfect evening. The tree houses are beautiful and well made. The double bed at the top of the house has a skylight style windo w just above where you're sleeping. The wood burner makes it cosy...amazing for...

1Thank corfuclara
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The Tree Lodge was beautiful, exactly what you'd imagine a rustic way of living to be like and more. The tree lodges are more spacious than what you initially think. The photos doesn't do the lodges justice. The lodges are very warm once you get the fire going, we were even too hot at one point. We were just so...

Thank Tina F
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for 2 nights with family. We were off to a bad start because we forgot our torches- and although tea lights were provided they didn't give a great amount of light. We walked down to the cafe and had food- delicious and a reasonable price too. The beds were extremely comfy and although you can accomadate 7 people in...

1Thank Lou Lou B
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Booked for a girlie weekend away. The pictures and reviews looked good so we thought we would give it a try. Had a fantastic weekend. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Big shout out to George for making our stay such a good one, he's a great asset to the place! The food in the cafe was really...

Thank HonestGuest16
Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A beautiful setting and lovely experience, this gem houses a set of yurts, some lodges and a bunk barn, so whether a hardened walker or just in need of a break, this is a great place to stay, Cafe with bar offered kind hospitality, excellent choice of food and beverage and became the hub for our group. Much more on...

Masham, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Living quite close to the Bivouac, we have heard great reports of the restaurant, so we decided to pop in. It is an old farm converted to a lodging bunkhouse and unique huts. We were lucky as nearly every table was reserved, however, we soon had a table for two and was given a menu. The food was like the...

1Thank Ron S
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed for one night in one of the yurts and we were disappointed that we didn't stay longer. The setting is stunting, the yurts are lovely, the cafe/bar is exactly what you need. If only the sound of rain and strong winds hadn't kept us awake all night, it would've been perfect. We'll head up again, but make...

Thank DrewWalsh
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We had a 2 night stay in a meadow yurt (one of the new ones with al fresco loo & shower). A great place with beautiful views & lots of nature to ramble in. Importantly the people who ran the campsite & cafe were so welcoming & made the trip extra special. Due to rowdy guests we had a pretty...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Handmade rustic luxury Woodland Shacks, Meadow Yurts and Bunk Barn on a picturesque farm in Wensleydale, North Yorkshire. Barns converted to a cafe/bistro, shop, comfortable facilities and luxury showers. Open every day with stunning views across the Yorkshire Dales, open moorland and beyond. Non-residents welcome to enjoy cafe, walks and views. 19th Century folly stone circle ‘The Druid’s Temple’ in the heart of 40 acres of woodland. Find a hearty Yorkshire welcome, with activities including climbing and foraging and (nearby) pony trekking, falconry and fly-fishing. Hot tub by the Woodland Shacks and massage treatments. Enjoy fresh air, long views, outdoor adventure, relaxation by the fires. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bivouac at Druid's Temple

Address: Off of Knowle Lane | Ripon, Masham HG4 4JZ, England (Formerly Bivouac Swinton)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Masham
Price Range: €157 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 26
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“Rooms range, so do your homework, bunk barn is economical but a shared facility, also the loo and shower are a short walk away.”
 of 5 bubbles BOOGIEPENS25, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't bother with the yurts”
 of 5 bubbles D9420RKianc, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We enjoyed Bracken Den as it is on the end and consequently felt more private.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyC613, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The bunk barn is perfect for groups up to 12 people.”
 of 5 bubbles emmal832, 6 May 2016 | Read review
“all the treehouse are lovely, and quite isolated- be prepared for mud in wet weather though.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarahkwan, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
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