The Wych Elm Community Project. Under the leaderships of Red Kite Yurt’s Paul Millard, a group of adults, ranging in ages from 20s to 60s, with no previous experience in woodworking, constructed a 12’ yurt entirely from one Elm tree which had to be felled.
Mujan is a website dedicated to a film about Yurts by the same name. You can find links information and photo galleries from the film
The Black Isle Brewery ‘Save The Planet Drink Organic’. The makers of the fantastic Red Kite Ale.
Visit Argaty Red Kites in Central Scotland for a chance to see these magnificent wild birds flying, perching and feeding at the hide.
Film and Video
The Story of the Weeping Camel is a National Geographic documentary about the life of the nomads and their life in Yurts.
From the director of The Story of the Weeping Camel, The Cave of the Yellow Dog is the story of the friendship between a nomadic girl and a baby dog she finds in the Mongolian Veld.
William Coperthwaite is a teacher, builder, designer, and writer who for many years has explored the possibilities of true simplicity on a homestead on the north coast of Maine. Coperthwaite has fashioned a livelihood of integrity and completeness–buying almost nothing, providing for his own needs, and serving as a guide and companion to hundreds of apprentices drawn to his unique way of being.
Provides a unique insight into nomadic life, as well as an inspirational source of designs for textile specialists. Authored by Professor Stephanie Bunn.
The Yurt Education Pack, also authored by Professor Stephanie Bun, is an A4 pack based on sustainable shelter and nomadic life, links to the cultural, social and environmental aspects of yurts and those who dwell in them.
Tents, Architecture of the Nomads by Torvald Faegre is one of the leading sources for information about nomadic tents and their construction. With comprehensive illustrations, diagrams and construction details.
Walter Micklethwaite is a good friend and a very happy Red Kite Yurts customer who rents out his 16′ Yurt to holiday makers throughout the year. His blog is an informative guide to what is going on at Inshriach House, a country house and estate that can be hired for weddings. He also runs the impresive Insider Festival on the grounds in June every year – well worth having a look at. You can hire a Red Kite Yurt at the festival.
Kate Sanky runs craft workshops and an environmental education centre at West Moss-side Farm. It was her dream to be able to offer facilities to provide a total experience of this wonderful place and thats where Trossachs Yurts come in.