Listed with Quality in Tourism
Janis and Alastair welcome you to come and stay for your holidays, weekends short breaks or that special night in our beautiful unique Shepherds Huts that are designed to give you the experience of the Shepherds Huts original countryside use but with its own private ensuite bathroom with hot and cold water
The Shepherds Hut sleeps up to two persons on a built in double bed with a sprung mattress and large plump cushions for day use [as shown], it is well equipped with a cosy wood burner for the odd cold night.
Each hut is provided with - linen, towels, china, cutlery, gas barbeque, out-door table and chairs - a full list of what is included can be found on the booking page.
For your breakfast we provide eggs, sausages and bacon from the local award winning butcher, for you to cook at your leisure on your BBQ or wood burner
For your evening meal why not BBQ with meats we produce on the farm for you to cook [when available at an additional cost]
Alternatively we can deliver your pre-ordered evening meal, to your Shepherds Hut, [at an extra charge] for your private romantic evening
you can enjoy sitting out in the late evening/night by your fire pit and watch the stars and satellites fly by
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 en suite|
|Nearest beach||Dymchurch 30 km|
|Nearest Amenities||12 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Gatwick 98 km, Nearest railway: Pluckley 4.5 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Dining seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The Shepherds Hut sleeps up to two persons on a built in double bed with a sprung mattress and large plump cushions for day use, it is well equipped with a cosy wood burner for the odd cold night.
Pre- payment in advance by pay pal - holiday lettings or cleared cheque
One of the prosperous regions of England with a dry climate
Kent is divided by the M20 motorway - London to Dover and the HS1 High Speed railway that connects London [38 mins from Ashford] or Eurostar - Ashford to Europe, France and beyond
Bethersden - set in the Weald of Kent, adjoining the parishes of Smarden and Pluckey - is a small village and five miles (8 km) west of Ashford, Kent.
The village has a shop and post office, two public houses – The Bull and The George. It has a beautiful church (St Margaret's), built in the early 15th century, and a Baptist church (Union Chapel).
Bethersden formerly well-known for producing Marble [used in the font at Canterbury Cathedral] and was a centre of the Kentish wool trade. Lovelace Place in Bethersden was the birthplace of 17th-century poet Richard Lovelace.
Nearby is the farm used for the film set of the "Darling Buds of May"
Many old timber framed Kent houses exist in the Parish and in Smarden a very picaresque village often used for film sets.
Pluckley is known as the most haunted village in Kent lies to the north
The Old Roman City of Canterbury and its Cathedral is [35km]
Walk the cloisters, wonder at the building and the artefacts within. Listen to the explanations that bring the experience alive.
Enjoy the challenge of walking among the historic roads and passages surrounding the wonderful Cathedral.
One of the Cinque Port the main gateways to England.
It was the The Royal Court of Henry II
See the Castle, that has for century's, guarded the port and surrounding area. Walk through the tunnels and traverse the battlements that played such an important part of English history.
A local historic town with a steam railway and lots of antique shops.
Historic Country Houses and Gardens
There are so many beautiful houses and gardens that are within easy reach from here;-
Godinton House [10 km] with such a history to share [this is where our cows graze under the canopy of the great trees]
Sissinghurst Castle [12km] with a world renown garden
Bodiam Castle [One of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain]
Heaver Castle [25km] with its historic connections with Henry XIII
Leeds Castle [23km] known as the loveliest castle in the world -a Royal Palace to the Medieval Kings, one of England's treasure houses
Smallhythe Place [17km] late home of actress Ellen Terry]
Belmont House [if you are interested in clocks ]
Batemans [late home of Rudyard Kipling’s home]
Great Dixter House & Gardens [late home of home of Christopher Lloyd and his world famous garden]
Chapel Down Vineyards [17km] champagne producers for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's Royal Wedding