Compass Corner Shepherds Hut
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Shepherds Hut | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Compass Corner Shepherds Hut is nestled in the Sussex countryside at Yew Tree Barn in Worth near Turners Hill. The hut itself is a traditional, converted by design shepherding hut which sleeps two comfortably, located on an idyllic piece of pastureland. We are bordered by Compasses Wood and close to Hundred Acres Wood with a beautiful vista which is frequented by a variety of British wildlife and beautiful sunrises. An ideal location to visit local attractions and places of interest nearby or explore the surrounding woodland.
The shepherds hut also overlooks the restored Yew Tree Barn, originally built in 1827 as a hay barn and cattle hovel. Now lovingly restored with an oak frame and far more comfortable than it's intended use by your hosts Mark and Sue who have resided here since 2005.
We are offering a Bed and Breakfast break in the Sussex countryside for two. The hut itself is fully insulated with underfloor heating and antique stove. Furnished with a comfy double bed and double doors that open out onto wooden decking. A separate kitchen area is attached to the hut and a purpose built shower room and toilet is also provided.
Former professional chef and host Sue will be able to provide a breakfast hamper inclusively. Additionally cakes, sandwiches or biscuits can be made to order and a BBQ is also provided should you wish to brave the British summertime weather lottery. If you are celebrating a special event or anniversary Sue will be more than happy to bake that special cake.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Brighton Beach 50 km|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick Airport 11 km, Nearest railway: Three Bridges (TBD) 4.3 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The West Sussex region
Situated in Worth, West Sussex, once referenced under Surrey in the Domesday book as Orðe. Originally a Saxon forest settlement and still served by an early Anglo-Saxon church, St Nicholas' built around 950AD and gifted by William the Conqueror to his son-in-law. Close by is the Benedictine Monastry and School, Worth Abbey, which at one time was known as Paddockhurst as far back as the 1690's and initially part of Wakehurst. At one point we were served by a railway line called the "Three Bridges to Tunbridge Wells Central Line" but the line was closed in 1967 by Dr Beeching. The old line trackbed has been reclaimed and is now a popular walking footpath and bridleway linking Crawley and East Grinstead. in 2013 the Bluebell Railway was reopened and visitors now flock to the area to travel on the steam powered locomotives. Nearby are the rolling chalk hills of the North and South Downs beyond which lies the Sussex Weald, steeped in hundreds of years of history and here we are nestled away in Compasses Wood, Worth.
Tourist Attractions include:
Borde Hill Gardens
Priest House, West Hoathly
Wych Cross Nursery
Hickstead International Showjumping Course
Tulleys Farm (Summer Spectaculars, Halloween nights and Maise Maze)
Horse riding at Broadbridge Farm
K2 Freedom Leisure Centre
For boogie or night out/meal:
With in walking distance Southern Pursuits and Tulleys Farm.
Local recommended pubs include: The Crown, The Red Lion, The Hill Side, The Cowdray Arms, The Old House Inn, The Dukes Head , The Curious Pig in the Parlour and the The Cat Inn.
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27 Sep 2014
Words simply cannot do this shepherd's hut justice! It's so good that even though airbnb closed their reviews before we were back from honeymoon so we couldn't review it there, we'… More
22 Sep 2014
"Sweet , warm and cosy shepherds hut !"
This sweet little shepherds hut is so warm, cosy and romantic . A beautiful and peaceful setting - a perfect place to celebrate our first wedding anniversary . The shepherds hut is beautifully furni… More
21 Sep 2014
"Wonderful stay at Compass Shepherds Hut."
This is just the perfect place to stay. The Shepherds Hut has been hand built by an excellent craftsman and the details have been well thought out, especially the kitchen on the back. We had a lovely … More
28 Jul 2014
"Stunning Shepherds Hut in a beautiful location"
Oh my gosh! Well what can I say..... Had the most fantastic evenings stay at Compass Corner. The Shepherd's Hut is brand new and spotlessly clean and finished to an impeccable standard. It's… More
21 Jul 2014
"Perfect Romantic Getaway!"
Arrived to a very warm welcome! Was blown away on arrival of how perfectly beautiful it was! The shepherds hut is well equipped with everything you might need and lots of mod cons! The scenery is amaz… More
14 Jul 2014
"5* Fantastic Weekend Break"
What a fantastic weekend break away, this shepherds hut, Sue & Mark's hospitality and very warm welcome is finished to 5* quality by Mark himself, this is way better than stopping in a hotel. The… More
27 May 2014
"Beautiful weekend break in the English countryside"
We had an amazing stay in this beautiful shepherd's hut! Even though it was only a night, everything was just perfect. Mark and Sue were such wonderful hosts and the breakfast we got with the del… More
24 May 2014
"A weekend in a woodland wilderness with all mod cons like something out of Doctor Doolittle"
We booked one night but stayed two. It was so good we have booked again for later in the Year. Woke up to a heard of deer grazing just feet from our own little bit of paradise; in a field surrounded b… More
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