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10 cute shepherd huts to spend the night in the UK

Updated: Apr 3

You can't beat a classic shepherd hut, and with some breath-taking countryside views, it's no wonder popularity of a shepherd hut has increased!

We have picked 10 of some of the cutest shepherd huts scattered across the UK which are perfect for a cute weekend getaway. Majority of these shepherd huts sleep 2 people, but some do offer multiple huts for a group getaway.

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Nestled in the working farm grounds of Hornington Manor is a collection of eight cosy Shepherd Huts. A stark transition from the rumbling wagons of the past that once rolled through the fields of Yorkshire, this luxurious accommodation makes for the perfect private stay.

Experience an unforgettable countryside tradition, blanketed in comfort and style. Each bespoke hut is delicately themed, taking inspiration from the culture of Yorkshire and beyond.

Whether you venture out to the local villages, cities and attractions or spend the entirety of your escape in blissful isolation, your retreat guarantees a unique experience to be treasured.

Sleeps: 2 people

Featuring sea views, Purbeck Shepherd Huts in Worth Matravers features accommodation, a garden, a terrace and barbecue facilities.

All shepherd huts comprise a seating area, and a fully equipped kitchen with various cooking facilities, including an oven, a microwave, a toaster and a fridge. A stovetop and kitchenware are also available, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

If you would like to discover the area, fishing and hiking are possible in the surroundings.

Sleeps: 2 people

The Ashwood Shepherd Hut is a couple escape and provides luxury and amazing features like a handmade roll top copper bath to unwind in together.

The Shepherds Retreat has far reaching views across to Witely court a ruined Italianate mansion, built for the Foleys in the seventeenth century. The local area is stepped in magnificent landmarks such as this and has beautiful walks and countryside on you doorstep.

The focus on your stay is luxury. Underfloor heating, Egyptian cotton bed linen and goose down duvets, Hand made fully fitted kitchen with oven, fridge and belfast sink, double glazed windows, tiled bathroom with flower head shower.

Sleeps: 2 people

Located in Elmswell in the Suffolk region, The Woodpecker Shepherd Hut provides accommodation with free private parking. The accommodation features a sauna. A microwave, a toaster and fridge are also provided, as well as a kettle.

The campground offers an outdoor fireplace, and guests can also relax in the garden.

Sleeps: 4 people

Tucked away in a quiet spot in the stunning Cornish countryside, these charming shepherd's hut are the perfect place to relax and unwind. Set in a peaceful meadow, the surrounding countryside is stunning, with rolling hills, lush meadows and ancient woodlands.

This hut is beautifully furnished and equipped with everything you need for a relaxing stay, including a double bed, kitchenette and en-suite shower room.

Outside, you'll find a private patio area with a table and chairs, perfect for alfresco dining and a firepit for roasting marshmallows and stargazing at night. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a solo adventure, these shepherd's hut are the perfect place to unwind and reconnect with nature.

Sleeps: 2 people

Set in Sidmouth in the Devon region, Willow Brook Shepherd Hut offers accommodation with free private parking. A microwave, a fridge and stovetop are also offered, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle.

The campground offers a picnic area, and the Willow Brook Shepherd Hut also has a garden and sun terrace.

Sleeps: 2 people

Loch Eyre Shepherd Hut is situated on the grounds of Loch Eyre House in-between Portree and Uig, which makes a great location to tour the island, or for a stop over en route to the Outer Isles.

Traditionally a shepherd hut was a dining room, bedroom, sitting room and storeroom all rolled into one. Designed to provide the shepherd with practical and durable accommodation. Our Shepherd Hut is equipped with it’s own wood burning stove, and has electric power to make your stay comfortable.

It’s position affords stunning views over Loch Eyre and beyond. The hut is tastefully decorated and provides the ideal cosy retreat for your visit to Skye where you can rest and enjoy some privacy.

Sleeps: 2 people

With all of the luxury inside, and surrounded by nature outside, this shepherd hut offers the perfect rural getaway. Fully equipped with en suite rainfall shower and flushing loo, its own kitchenette, luxury king size bed, and super cosy log burner to keep you warm on those chilly evenings, once you arrive you may never want to leave.

Fire up the BBQ, or grab a glass of bubbles and lie back and relax in the beautiful dove-grey roll-top bath - once you arrive how much, or how little you choose to do is entirely up to you.

Sleeps: 2 people

This shepherd hut at Ponsford Ponds is a luxurious, one-bedroom retreat with a en-suite shower room, a well equipped open plan kitchen and living area, plus there is also a hot tub for private use.

The living area has a two-seater sofa, a 32" Smart TV, coffee table and an electric wood burner which makes the property super cosy in the winter. Outside, guests will enjoy private use of their own decked area with a 3-seater elite hot tub!

Sleeps: 2 people

Located in Fylingdales and 10 km away from Whitby, Meadowbeck Shepherd Huts offers three Shepherd Huts based on the grounds at Meadowbeck Holiday Cottages. Barbecue, Free WiFi and free parking is available on-site.

One hut has an attached private bathroom, electricity and a wood-burning stove, while the others have a shared campfire and eco-friendly toilet/shower and do not feature electricity.

A barn featuring a games room, TV area, free wifi, kettle, microwave, shared shower cubicle and standard toilet facilities is located 3 minutes walk away from the off-grid Huts.

Sleeps: 2 people

Thank you for taking the time to read our article, we hope you have found some inspiration to book your next trip away. We also have cheap and affordable staycations in other locations which we can't wait to share with you, so stay tuned and updated on the page!


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