Terms & Conditions

It is our aim to make your visit to our site a beautiful experience that you will treasure for many years and wish to repeat time and again. However we must ask that you read and accept the following terms and conditions which must be complied with by all persons visiting Rydal Estate as a Full Circle guest. These enable us maintain our standards, to assist in proper management and ensure your safety as well as establishing a clear legal contract for cancellation, damage and exceptional circumstance.

All accommodation is available from 4pm on day of arrival and must be left in a clean condition not later than 10am on Monday or Friday (depending on booking dates).

On departure all accommodation are to be left clean and tidy with the keys. All rubbish is to be disposed of responsibly in the bins beside the tearoom. Please strip your beds of linen and leave in a pillow case on the bed.

When you make a booking and payment a letter confirming the dates and times of your holiday is sent to you. Booking and payment is considered the establishment of a legal contract.

Cancellation by You:
We understand that circumstances change and emergencies occur. If you are unable to come and have to cancel we do our best to let your holiday from our cancellations list. If we can re-let your holiday we will refund your balancing payment less 25% administration charge. After a 14 day cooling off period, the deposit is non-refundable (except when the booking date is within 30 days).

Cancellation by Us:
Extreme Conditions: Full Circle reserve the right to cancel a holiday in light of extreme conditions of: weather, terrorism or war. In any of these very unlikely circumstances your full Payment will be returned to you. Emergency Contingency: Full Circle reserve the right to cancel a holiday at short notice if for unforeseeable circumstances we are unable to provide safe accommodation in a yurt due to extreme conditions, ill health, fire or administration or any other extenuating circumstance. Under such unlikely circumstances your full payment will be returned. Full Circle cannot accept liability or responsibility for any loss, including consequential loss caused by cancellation.

Breakages and Damage:
If on your arrival you find any items or fittings, utensils, crockery or cutlery is broken, damaged or missing, please report it to Ben or Sarah on the phone numbers given and it will be replaced. We do accept a degree of wear and tear but should any significant damage or breakage occur during the period of your stay you will be held responsible for and must make good to the lowest market value. We reserve the right to charge for excessive cleaning where a yurt has been left in an unacceptable condition, through waste, litter, interference in the structure, movement of furniture and contents etc.

Individual Yurt:
The yurt allocated to you on confirmation of your booking is provisional and we reserve the right to alter this to an equally suitable yurt on arrival if necessary. All yurts are identical except for colour and position in the field.

The site is an amazing place for children to play but you are responsible for them at all times. If you are concerned about them being around a wood burning stove then ask for a wrap around fire guard. Full Circle accept no responsibility for injury incurred on site.

Only one of our yurts is allowed pets No pets are allowed unless confirmed on booking. You must follow the following rules.
  1. Pet owners clean up after their pet and dispose of appropriately
  2. Pets are kept on a lead/tether whilst at the Rydal Hall grounds as there are grazing sheep & other wildlife on site. ( there is a wood 100m away where they can exercise off the lead)
  3. Rydal Hall management has the right to ask any pet owner to leave if these 2 wishes are not respected
  4. Bring your own duvet cover to put over our own. They are not allowed on the beds.
  5. Cleaning of pets feet on entering the yurt
  6. Removal of any malted fur or feathers
  7. Pets claws are trimmed before arrival to prevent scratching of the wooden floor
  8. A Pet counts as a member of your party and this must not exceed six. No more then two pets in a yurt at anyone time

The Yurts are located in a steep field with uneven ground. Bring appropriate footwear, we recommend wellies or hiking boots. Full Circle accept no responsibility for injury incurred on site. On the Waterfal walk there are cliffs, loose ground and suddendrops. Take due care. Full Circle accept no responsibility for injury incurred on site.

Peace and Tranquillity:
Anyone committing a nuisance contrary to the peace of Rydal Estate will be asked to leave immediately and without a refund.

Maximum Occupants:
Under no circumstances may the maximum number of 6 people & pets sleeping in each yurt be exceeded.

Guests will be held responsible for any fire, damage or alteration to the structure caused by negligence.

Full Circle provide the wood and gas needed for your booked stay as well as use of the Full Circle toilet, shower and freezer situated in the laundry room on site. Please note: These facilities are for booked Full Circle guests only and must be left in the manner in which you would like to receive them.

Keys to the yurt and must be left in the yurt on departure. Any lost or unreturned keys will be charged at £25.00 for replacement cost.

Stolen Property:
Full Circle cannot be held responsible for any lost or stolen property. Padlocks are provided but you are advised to bring your own.

No Smoking Policy:
Full Circle hold a strict NO SMOKING POLICY smoking in all our accommodation. A breach of the rule will result in a fine of up to £100 in order to clean to a satisfactory standard. Anyone who smokes outside of the accommodation is responsible for disposing of their cigarette butts in a bin and NOT littering the surrounding area of the yurt.

There is an abundance of wildlife on site. Enjoy it but be careful. Put your food in the containers provided otherwise mice will try and eat it (despite the sonic relent). Don’t leave garbage outside of the the accommodation. Foxes will scatter it. There are ants nests in the field. Check before sitting down in the grass. Bring insect repellent in the summer months, horse flies, midges and mosquitoes appear. Ticks are present in bracken and undergrowth. Do not remove unless competent to do so but seek medical advice. The nearest Health Centre is in Ambleside. Full Circle accept no responsibility for injury by wildlife incurred on site.

Parental Supervision:
Parents are responsible for the supervision of their children on site.

Hunting and Fireworks:
No firearms, hunting paraphernalia or fireworks are permitted in the accommodation or on the Rydal Hall grounds.

No Fire Policy:
Fires are restricted strictly to the wood burning stoves and braziers only. No open fires or fire pits are allowed.

Yurt Structure:
It is prohibited to interfere or adapt the structure of the yurt in any way.

Guests are welcome to drive to the top of the gravel track in order to unload heavy bags as long as cars are parked back down behind the barrier when unloading is completed. Please note that the track may not be suitable for every vehicle and commencement is undertaken at the driver’s risk. Under no circumstances may you drive onto the grass or up to the accommodation.

Age Policy:
We do not accept bookings from anyone under the age of 18.

Full Circle Activities

During your stay, why not treat yourself to a Full Circle adventure 'Experience' or a 'Wellness' session?
(also available to none-residents)

Packhorse Picnic, Adventure and Wellness Day
The Happy Ape
Meditate with Horses
Meditation and Breath Work in Nature
Calm Dogs Trust Training
Guided Walks
Foraging and Cookout Adventure
Breath Work and Wild Swimming
Axe Throwing
Cacao Ceremony
Tai Chi
Peregrine Falcon Connection
Wildlings - School Holiday Activities

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