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We have two Shepherd Huts here on our site - one that can sleep 2 adults and 2 children (up to age of 15) and one that has a fixed bed and can sleep 2 adults. The Huts are ideally located close to the North Wales coast and half way between the historic town of Conwy an …see more
Skye is a fascinating place to holiday, so why not make it unforgettable by staying in one of our two beautifully appointed shepherd huts? Located on the croft in Heaste, Isle of Skye, the huts are very special small space retreats, and unique to the area.
I have 2 hut …see more
Welcome to Old Dairy Cottages and our spectacular Shepherds Hut. Tucked away amidst a range of traditional brick farm buildings the shepherds hut benefits from its own private walled garden, patio, hot tub and BBQ shelter.Within this bespoke craftsman built shepherds hu …see more
Lovely, quirky little hut with everything you need. My girlfriend and I had an excellent weekend exploring the local villages and walking in the hills. There's a folder with local walks and its locate… More
“Perfect weekend getaway”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2014
At first was sceptical about the size, but the Shepherd's Hut has everything you need and is perfect for a relaxing weekend away. The hot tub was amazing, be sure to take a dip on a starry night!
“The perfect,cozy, relaxing retreat”
Reviewed 2 Aug 2016
We booked the hut for our first wedding anniversary treat and it was perfect! It was in the perfect location, close to Cotswolds towns but still secluded. What a peaceful place with wonderful surround… More
Beside an old apple tree in a quiet corner of our traditional working cattle farm you will find this secluded shepherds hut just for two. This cosy cabin offers luxurious but simple glamping in a quiet village with an award winning pub, The Sun Inn, and is just 5 miles …see more
Pinnock Wood Farm Shepherds Hut is located in a quiet rural setting on a working livestock farm in the North Cotswolds. Situated close to the historic town of Winchcombe.The Shepherds Hut is fully serviced with a Double bed, fully fitted kitchen, bathroom. television a …see more
The newest addition to Manor Farm is Red Sky, our stunning Shepherd's Hut. Tucked away amidst a range of traditional brick farm buildings the shepherds hut benefits from its own private walled garden, patio, hot tub under the arches, and BBQ shelter.
Within this besp …see more
Fantastic! A group of us hired the Safari Tent and the Red Sky Shepherds Hut for the weekend. The whole site is beautiful and really well laid out. I think it's great that the areas for larger groups … More
Thank you for your lovely comments. We do strive to offer a true "glamping" experience with all the little touches and so glad that our efforts are appreciated! Please do come back!
“Fantastic couple of days”
Reviewed 29 Jul 2016
What a lovely place. The Shepherds Hut is beautiful, it is small but perfectly adequate for two - it is also perfectly decked out, everything is excellent quality and it is spotlessly clean. It is s… More
So glad you enjoyed yourselves! Thank you for the lovely comments..
“Brilliant absolutely loved it”
Reviewed 8 Sep 2016
2nd time in shepherds hut. Home from home for def, and the bed was so comfortable. Everything you need in that little space. Loved it managed walk to pub even though it was raining with our two dogs, … More
Glad you appreciated the bed! We loved your dogs too - look forward to welcoming you back in November! (and then hopefully for a wedding!)
Holmebeck hut is situated on the outskirts of Ravensworth in North Yorkshire. This idyllic bolt hole is only 10 minutes journey by car from Scotch corner which makes it an easily accessible location for a short break. Set within a private garden this self contained hu …see more
About the Shepherds Hut
"Elderflower" is our newly completed self catering Shepherds Hut. (February 2013) and provides tasteful, luxurious accommodation with a difference. It is ideally situated for the South Downs Way and its stunning countryside and is 20 minutes fr …see more
A very nicely appointed and characterful place for two people to stay. The photographs give a good impression of the facilities. The area is excellent, full of every kind of attraction including a ver… More
Are you looking for an unusual and sweet little place to stay?
Shepherd's Retreat is our delightful Shepherd's Hut for two adults, situated in our woodland gardens overlooking the duck pond.
It is fully self contained, having the luxury of a separate shower room with …see more
This was without a doubt the best place we have stayed in the UK.
The Shepherds retreat is so cosy and beautiful, something so unique and different. The grounds it is set in are out of this world.
Thank you so much for such a fabulous review. Its lovely to hear you had a good time here and it will be great to welcome you back.
“Lovely getaway from city life!”
Reviewed 30 May 2015
Thoroughly enjoyed our time at shepherds retreat. Had the firepit going, ensured wingy (the duck) was well fed, and played plenty of monopoly!
The location is great, although a car is definitely n… More
“Idyllic rural hideaway”
Reviewed 16 Apr 2015
This gorgeous shepherd's hut is small but perfectly formed and there was ample space for our three-night stay, including all we needed to self-cater. Really cosy and warm at night and fantastic to wak… More
Rectory Camp is a superb converted railway goods wagon nestled on the headland of a 20 acre meadow on the edge of the Cotswolds. An idyllic setting for a wonderful country getaway, the camp has an indoor kitchen with hob,cooker,fridge and hot and cold water. A wood burn …see more
Ease the stresses and strains of modern life and come and stay in our luxurious hand crafted shepherd's hut. You will soon forget about your troubles as you drift off to sleep in the comfort of this unique space, thoughtfully fitted out with everything that you cou …see more
My husband and I stayed at the Shepherds Hut after a day at Brands Hatch for one night. It was a perfect retreat - the owners had left us a log fire ready to go and there is a lovely little table and … More
Reviewed 6 Aug 2013
We celebrated our wedding anniversary here. The owners had thought of everything, including a 'welcome' basket of local goodies! The Shepherd's Hut is beautifully decorated - 'shabby chic' and really… More
“Super, cosy, well-appointed hut in beautiful countryside with very helpful owners”
Reviewed 5 Jul 2015
Great place to stay. Very helpful owners made sure we had everything we needed and provided some of the tastiest sausages we've ever eaten! Would recommend.… More
Lake Farm is a rural b&b set in its own grounds with panoramic views across the Welsh hills. Our beautiful Black Mountain shepherds hut is perched above our wildlife pond in a quite, secluded spot. It includes a double bed, en suite shower room, tea/coffee making facili …see more
The shepherds hut was beautifully decorated and very cosy for our one night stay. We had a great BBQ on the fire pit in the boat house right next door with views over the Welsh countryside. Perfect ge… More
Our shepherds hut offers you a romantic, relaxing atmosphere in unique surroundings and escapism from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you want peace and quiet but within easy reach of Dartmoor, North Devon and Cornwall then you will achieve this. It is situat …see more
This place has real charm! The hut has a high standard inside and out, with lots of attention to detail and very welcoming owners. A great place to relax in peace and quiet and very cosy for winter ti… More
Sitting comfortably, in the lush wild meadow along a meandering path, above Upper Rectory Restaurant, is our beautiful, romantic Shepherd's Hut. The Shepherd's Hut is well equipped for your arrival - with water, tea and coffee and homemade cake/biscuits The …see more
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 …see more
Our shepherds hut offers the ultimate in camping luxury. Fully equipped, with an en-suite bathroom, our hut is the perfect place for a romantic retreat or escape from urban living. Situated close to Lewes, and just over an hour from London, you can come and unwind amon …see more
Listed with Quality in TourismA shepherds hut with fully sprung deep mattress and linen provided bed for two person En-suite mains hot and cold water electric shower, wash basin and toilet, wood burner [fuel provided] and interior electric lightingTable, cutlery and ch …see more
Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in a 2 acre paddock with far reaching views.
Beth, our Shepherd's Hut, has been lovingly hand-built to provide a luxury 'glamping' experience. She has king size bed, shower room with flushing toilet, kitchen with oven, h …see more
A purpose built Shepherds Hut in it's own rural location close to the Yorkshire Dales. An ideal base for relaxing or walking in the beautiful countryside nearby or cycling the Tour de France Stage 1 route which passes within 3 miles of the location. Numerous local …see more
Luxury bijou en-suite accommodation in the heart of SuffolkShepherd's Crook, set in the beautiful town of Framlingham, Suffolk, is a luxury Shepherd's Hut providing self-catering accommodation for upto two adults in a peaceful retreat, under 20 minutes' w …see more
"Shepherds Rest" is our newly completed shepherds hut and provides tasteful, luxurious accommodation with a difference. It has an ensuite shower room, a settee by day that folds into a double bed at night and a small cooking area with hob and a small fridge. T …see more
Shepard's rest was a lovely little getaway for us over a weekend. Surprisingly well furnished and war, we really did enjoy the cottage as well as the lovely surrounding scenery. Our only regret was th… More
“Superb location, very helpful owner,poor wifi, still recommend”
Reviewed 3 Sep 2015
The location was absolutely superb, waking up to the most wonderful scenery. As the property is on a farm there were a range of animals with the most social and curios by nature chickens,.
The accomm… More
“Great Little Hideaway”
Reviewed 31 Jan 2016
My girlfriend and I stayed here for a weekend in early January 2016.
We arrived after a four hour drive in increasingly adverse conditions consisting of thick snow and fog. We had no trouble findin… More
Our shepherds hut has been built to enable our guests to have an entirely private and peaceful break while staying a 15 minute walk from one of the most beautiful beaches on the South Coast, Camber Sands. Just over an hour from London by train our hut has been beautiful …see more
After getting over the initial shock of the (seemingly tiny) size of the hut as we approached it, we found it to be tardis-like inside! It is beautifully designed and decorated and has everything you … More
Reviewed 5 May 2015
Private, secluded and close to one of England's nicest beaches. The hut is decorated to a high standard and very comfortable. Loved the bed!!!! Has everything you would need for a comfortable and fun … More
Shepherd's Retreat provides a wonderful rural escape for 2 people. Set in a secluded woodland area of a working Shropshire farm and just a few miles from the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge in Shropshire.
The accommodation provides a luxury glamping experience in a c …see more
The Hut at Hafod Las offers well equipped self catering accommodation in the North Wales countryside. It is the perfect location for anyone looking for a relaxing break or an action packed adventure.The Shepherd's Hut is situated in a quiet meadow on the outskirts …see more
This was the perfect setup, everything you need, you have. Breakfast package was great and locally sourced. Shower, double bed, flushing toilet, ample kitchen with sink cooker,fridge, radio, BBQ, wood… More
Want to get away from it all? Well this is the place for you. The camping pod is situated in 2 acres of private broadleaf woodland. It comfortably sleeps two, there is room for an extra tent close to the pod should this be needed at a small extra cost. The pod has LED l …see more
Enjoy a romantic stay in this cosy hut with comfortable double bed and log burner is located next to the secret pond. Toilet adjacent, luxury shower room 2 mins walk. Breakfast is served in the farmhouse hall. Red squirrels and other wildlife share this spot. Godshill …see more
Shepherd's delight is a beautiful shepherd's hut tucked away within it's own woodland shared only with the local wildlife. This is a real get back to nature experience where you can fully recharge your batteries and escape the daily grind of the 21st cent …see more
Not far from home but tucked away from society. A warm fire, wildlife and generous breakfast supply. A great place to read a book and keep the fire going (Ours was a winter stay) The perfect antidote … More
“Cozy, comfort, romance, nature”
Reviewed 2 Jun 2015
Absolutely the loveliest place I have stayed with my boyfriend. Snug shepherd hut, cozy wood burner, romantic fairy lights and candles, loved the hot tub and set in beautiful bluebell wood. We could r… More
“Secluded, picturesque, perfect and with a hot tub!”
Reviewed 5 Apr 2016
At the time of writing this we have already booked our second visit, and a weekend for our son. Joanna, our host, was lovely and friendly and provided us with a 'breakfast basket' plus a cake for my … More
A warm welcome awaits you at The Shepherds Hide. A luxurious and unique self catering shepherds hut, tucked away in the heart of the Essex coast just outside Colchester only an hour and a half from London.
Our luxury and romantic shepherds hut for two people is located …see more
We had the most amazing relaxing weekend here. The hut is situated on a beautiful farm complete with chickens and ducks, a short walk away from the main buildings but it feels like a little world of i… More
Thank you for your very kind review. We are so glad you were able to relax and enjoy your natural surroundings here on our farm. It is what The Shepherds Hide is all about. Escaping the speed of the modern world! We hope to welcome you back in the future.
“Wonderful 'get away from it all' experience!”
Reviewed 19 Apr 2016
What a wonderful stay. The hide was beautiful, the location stunning, and the welcome warm. The ideal place to unwind and enjoy the outstanding views across the lake. Near enough to places of interest… More
Thank you for your review. We are soiled you enjoyed all The Shepherds Hide has to offer. We hope to welcome you back again in the future.
Reviewed 9 Jan 2016
We loved our New Years stay, a lot of quirky villages to visit be we could never wait to get back to the cosy hut to enjoy it. The grounds are so peaceful, would be sure to stop again.… More
Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your new year stay with us and enjoyed the farm and local towns. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Happy 2016.
Opening 24 October 2015 this beautiful bespoke Shepherds Hut is tucked away in the woodland with views across the paddocks towards the magnificent Malvern Hills. An idyllic retreat perfect for a romantic break, soak in the hot tub,enjoy the peace and quiet. This luxury …see more
Came here for our annual Christmas break and it was amazing! The cabin was warm, cosy and cottage-y! The hot tub was the best part for us, we loved getting in, even when it was dark, while our dinner … More
Many thanks for your review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back.
“A Little Bit Of Heaven”
Reviewed 20 Jan 2016
We stayed at the Hideaway on a very wintery weekend to celebrate my 60th birthday. We were so comfortable in the shepherds hut, it is so beautifully crafted with all the mod cons you could wish for. L… More
Thank you for such a lovely review, I am so glad you enjoyed your special weekend celebration and hope we will see you again.
This is in a delightfully secluded setting but only 5 minutes walk away from two village pubs which serve food.The village is situated on the edge of the Somerset Levels and Moors only a 15 minute drive from Glastonbury and Wells and a 10 minute drive to the sea,.Very f …see more
Fantastic ... no TV, time to relax, great base to explore from! Sally and her husband have made a little slice of heaven, lovely furnished hut, friendly chickens and peace! People thought that the pi… More
Rebecca is idyllically situated on the banks of a mountain stream in the heart of the Preseli hills, with the Pembrokeshire coast never far away. With the simple luxury of ethical eco-sustainability & no mod cons, Rebecca offers something truly different.The absence …see more
Thorneycroft Shepherds Hut offers short stay holidays as an idyllic getaway to the peace and quiet of the country side. It is situated in a quiet corner of our yard with uninterrupted views down our fields in the picturesque village of Kettleshulme, nestled on the edge …see more
what a lovely place, peace and quiet the perfect place to spend time together. The hamper from joanne on arrivel was a lovely touch. a lovely lady and host. all in all the perfect place will be back … More
Reviewed 26 Jul 2016
Had a fab 2 night peaceful break in this fab little hut. Small but a tardis with more space than you think possible. The hamper is a lovely touch as a starter point and we cooked on the little 2 burne… More
Skye is a fascinating place to holiday, so why not make it unforgettable by staying in one of our two beautifully appointed shepherd huts? Located on a croft in Heaste, Isle of Skye, the huts are very special small space retreats, and unique to the area. I have 2 huts, …see more
Take the chance to stay in an original shepherds hut that has been bought into the 21 century. Heath retreat is positioned in an orchard with a beautiful farm setting overlooking fields. It is walking distance away from the Roman Road which allows for miles of beautiful …see more
Upon arrival, my first impression was how cute it looks from the outside. A great level of attention has also been put into the decoration both outside and inside. It looked better than on the picture… More
“Lovely charming place”
Reviewed 20 Sep 2016
We had a lovely short stay here, great relaxing location, a bit in the sticks but that was all part of its charm! Good facilities and lovely huts, the only negative I would say is one of the sleeping … More
Beautiful Shepherds hut situated in parkland of stunning Historic Manor House. Open your door to peace and quiet and rolling views across the Kentish countryside. Pick your own fruit and vegetables in season from the vegetable patch to cook on the huts hob, log burner o …see more
The accommodation that we offer is a railway carriage and Living van. The Carriage has been restored retaining many authentic carriage details like chunky carriage handles, brass lamps, window straps and sliding sash windows, combined with good quality modern comfort. …see more
Sleeping 2 people, the hut is perched above the tranquil sounds of a stream below and is delightfully situated with views to the surrounding woodland and a glimpse of The Wrekin above the trees.
The private decking is perfect for relaxing or enjoying a drink whilst you …see more