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21 Perfect Spots For Shepherd’s Huts Glamping

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    Looking for the perfect place for a shepherd’s hut glamping trip?

    You’re in the right place.

    Here we’ll go through 21 of the best shepherd’s huts spots for your next UK glamping holiday. The huts listed below cover the length of the UK from the Scottish Highlands down to Devon and the South West.

    *Disclaimer: Please note, this blog does contain some affiliate links. This means I may get a small commission for any booked trips. This does not impact the price for you in anyway. Also be rest assured that I wouldn’t recommend any places that I wouldn’t stay in myself. Thank you.

    Perfect Shepherd’s Huts Glamping places for a UK holiday

    Just picture yourself now: you’ve just been on a lovely crisp walk, perhaps you’ve stopped by at the pub for refreshments and you’re looking forwarding to getting back to your toasty shepherd’s hut. Get back to your hut, doors closed, in for the night, log burner crackling, comfy clothes on, beverage in hand and looking out onto a countryside view.

    They may look fairly unassuming from the outside, but a shepherd’s hut is a true piece of glamping bliss. Inside they are well kitted out with double beds, log burners and en-suites, whilst outside they’re usually located in a great spot with views of the countryside.

    So, treat yourself to a UK glamping trip to one of these shepherd’s huts. If you’re looking for something a bit different, you might want to check out these shepherd’s huts holidays with hot tubs.

    1. Withywood Shepherd’s Hut

    cosy shepherds hut withywood in sussex
    Source: Cool Stays

    Withywood is a sublime and rustic shepherd’s hut found in Sussex. Thanks to the ingenious dropdown bed above the double, this hut sleeps 4 people, is dog friendly and a travel cot is available! Truly family friendly.

    Withywood Shepherd’s Hut comes complete with log burner, outdoor firepit and an overall charming feel.

    • Location – Sussex Weald
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Sleeps 4

    Book your stay at Withywood here

    2. Gwdihŵ at Tŷ Cerrig

    Gwdihŵ at Tŷ Cerrig shepherd's hut cosy winter
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Could you pick a better glamping location than on a Christmas tree farm? No, I didn’t think so.

    Take a trip then to this delightful shepherd’s hut in South Wales. Sheep’s wool insulation, a log burner and a goose feather duvet mean you want be short of warmth here! Couple that with a lovely kitchen, en-suite and a bunk bed for the little ones and you’re on to a winner.

    • Location – South Wales
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Double bed and bunk beds

    Book your stay at this hut

    3. Cedar Tree

    cedar tree shepherds hut perfect for winter holiday
    Source: Rural Retreats

    This compact shepherd’s hut has set in the grounds of Peak House Farm in the North Wessex Downs has everything needed for a luxurious and romantic glamping holiday for any couple.

    Underfloor heating, an immaculate interior finish and superb countryside views all make for a special stay in this hut.

    • Location – Hampshire
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Underfloor heating

    Book your stay at Cedar Tree

    4. Woodland Retreat Shepherd’s Hut

    winter uk break at cosy shepherds hut woodland retreat
    Source: Rural Retreats

    Located in a picturesque woodland setting, Woodland Retreat Shepherd’s Hut is ideal for romantic glamping getaway thanks to its seclusion and peaceful location. The hut has underfloor heating and a lovely fire pit area, however there’s no wood burner inside.

    • Location – High Suffolk Plains
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – One night
    • Special Feature – Underfloor heating

    Book your stay at Woodland Retreat Shepherd’s Hut

    5. Inshriach Shepherd’s Hut

    Traditional, cosy and located in the remote Scottish Highlands, this off-grid shepherd’s hut really will give you some true peace, rest and relaxation. There’s a compost toilet just outside or hot shower and flushing loo around 600m away at the farm. This one is for the more hardy of guests.

    • Location – Aviemore, Scottish Highlands
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – the location

    Book your stay at Inshriach shepherd’s hut

    6. Cedar and Birch Hut

    Scandinavian style cedar and birch shepherds hut ideal for a cosy uk winter break
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    As the name suggests, this amazing Cedar and Birch Hut gives a real cool Scandi feel to proceedings. The huge picture window, skylight and light wood make this a bright, welcoming space. It looks amazing.

    When it gets a bit chilly, get the wood burner roaring and enjoy a very toasty and cosy night in. You can even get fresh eggs in the morning!

    The owners also have another hut – Douglas and Birch Hut – onsite. Both are just a short drive from two lovely sandy beaches.

    • Location – Pembrokeshire
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Huge picture window and skylight

    Book your stay at Cedar and Birch Hut

    7. Roulotte Retreat

    roulotte gypsy cabin in scottish borders very cosy winter holiday
    Source: Cool Stays

    There’s a collection of beautiful hand-carvbed roulottes (a type of Gypsy caravan) to be enjoyed here in the Scottish Borders. Each comes complete with kitchen, shower rooms, toilet and wood burning stoves. There’s even a couple of eco hot tubs available at an extra cost.

    • Location – Melrose, Scottish Borders
    • Dog Friendly – Dogs allowed in the Rosa Bella roulotte
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Hand-carved interior

    Book your stay at Roulotte Retreat

    8. Raven’s Retreat Shepherd’s Hut

    Raven's retreat shepherd's hut mid-wales
    Source: TinyEcoHomeLife.com – read my review of Raven’s Retreat here

    Named after the dog Raven, Raven’s Retreat is located in the beautifully remote setting of Llawryglyn, mid-Wales, around 20 miles to the coast at the southern end of Snowdonia National Park. Next to your very own private stream and woodland, you can’t get much fresher than this.

    Inside the hut is a big log burner and very comfy bed. Attached to the hut on the right hand side is the en-suite shower and composting toilet.

    Having stayed here, I can personally vouch that this one is a great spot for your next glamping trip.

    • Location – Montgomeryshire, Wales
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Large log burner, very secluded spot

    Book your stay at Raven’s Retreat here

    9. Tor View Shepherds Hut

    tor view shepherds hut ideal for a winter holiday
    Source: Cool Stays

    There are two beautiful shepherd’s hut located at Tor View, separated by 150m to ensure you get plenty of privacy. The each have everything you want from en-suite toilet and shower, superb Somerset countryside views, wood burner, kitchen and hot tub!

    • Location – Somerset
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – 2 nights during low season, 3 nights during high season
    • Special Feature – Wood-fired hot tub

    Book your stay at Tor View

    10. The Bugail Hut

    the bugail hut wales winter uk break
    Source: Cool Stays

    This quaint, minimalist hut can be used as the ideal rural escape for a relaxed weekend away. Built underneath a tulip tree, inside you’ll find an annexe kitchen and comfortable living area.

    With the wood burner crackling and away and wood shutters closed, you’ll be in your cosy little paradise here.

    • Location – South Wales
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Kitchen annexe and modern en-suite

    Book your stay at the Bugail Hut

    11. Dunmore Shepherd’s Hut

    dunmore shepherds hut wooden oak clad interior very cosy bed
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    This traditional looking shepherd’s hut, clad inside and outside with a fantastic oak, is a truly cosy place for a glamping holiday.

    The elevated double bed space has a handy table and bench tucked underneath it while the wood burning stove will keep you warm whatever the temperature outside – if you do fancy getting wrapped up and taking in the fresh air, the fire pit with grill will give you a nice bit of warmth.

    • Location – Northumberland
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Oak clad for proper cosy hut feel

    Book your stay at Dunmore Shepherd’s Hut

    12. Jesters Shepherd’s Hut

    jesters shepherds hut wood clad interior with cosy bed and log burner
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Set on a family farm in the rolling countryside, Jesters shepherd’s hut is a lovely hut with a natural wood finish.

    Inside is a fantastic double bed, seating area and cosy log burner. Kitchen facilities and dining area are located in your own nearby special shed.

    • Location – Warwickshire
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Gas powered outdoor shower set amongst the trees

    Book your stay at Jesters Shepherds Hut

    13. Cwt Gwyrdd Shepherd’s Hut

    cwt gwyrdd shepherds hut with a green nature backdrop
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Hidden in the trees and just above the gurgling river, Cwt Gwyrdd Shepherd’s Hut is the place to be for a glamping stay and marvellous sleep!

    In the little green hut is the living area with a king size bed, grill, oven and log burner. The bathroom is in a separate cabin coming complete with hot shower and composting toilet.  

    • Location – Pembrokeshire
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Separate bathroom cabin next to the hut

    Book your stay at Cwt Gwyrdd Shepherd’s Hut

    14. Anne’s Hut

    annes hut double shepherds hut in the wye valley for a cosy winter holiday uk
    Source: Rural Retreats

    Nestled amongst the tranquillity of the Wye Valley, Anne’s Hut is a unique place with two huts facing each other linked by a patio.

    In one is the main open plan living area and double bed with lovely wood burning stove, while in the other is the luxurious bathroom with flushing toilet, bath tub and shower unit.

    • Location – Monmouthshire, South Wales
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Unique two hut set up

    Book your stay at Anne’s Hut

    15. Penn Bergeyn

    penn bergeyn shepherds hut in devon for a great winter breka holiday
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    In your own little field by the stream are two shepherd’s huts nestled into the greenery. One hut is for sleeping with a king size bed and the other hut is for living with kitchen, comfy seating and bathroom.

    There’s also a fully equipped covered outdoor kitchen to make the most of. If you fancy staying indoors then the underfloor heating will make it nice and snug.

    • Location – Devon
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Two huts for one

    Book your stay at Penn Bergeyn

    16. The Pleasant Pheasant

    the pleasant pheasant shepherds hut for a cosy winter holiday uk
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    This hut has it all. Beautifully presented, double bed, kitchen, log burner, bathroom with flushing toilet, fire pit with grill, wood fired Hikki tub and a dog wash down area – very handy!

    There’s also a bell tent that can be pitched next to the hut for two extra guests at a small additional cost. The Pleasant Pheasant is located on Colber Farm right on the doorstep of miles of Dorset country paths.

    • Location – Dorset
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Wood fired hot tub

    Book your stay at Penn Bergeyn

    17. Rowan Retreat

    rowan retreat shepherds hut in cumbria double view bed for a cosy winter holiday
    Source: Rural Retreats

    You can’t go wrong with this exquisitely prepared and finished shepherd’s hut set in the woods and just next to a gently flowing River Peterril.

    With a strong Scandinavian theme, this hut has all the special extras including duel view double bed, garden furniture, fire pit area, a heated towel rail and gas heating. Luxurious glamping we’ll call this one.

    • Location – Cumbria
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Not stated
    • Special Feature – Duel view double bed

    Book your stay at Rowan Retreat

    18. Tin & Wood

    tin and wood shepherds hut in leicestershire cosy interior for uk holiday
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Ted is the latest addition to the Tin & Wood family in Leicestershire. No expense of luxury is spared with this one! Ted comes equipped with a stylish wood-fired hot tub to warm you up after a long walk and a superb pizza oven to make sure your evening meal is sorted.

    Brass, copper and textured wood dominate the interior design to give the hut pure indulgence and cosiness. 

    • Location – Leicestershire
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Outdoor tub and pizza oven

    Book your stay at Tin & Wood

    19. Wigeon

    cosy white king size bed in wigeon shepherds hut essex
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Just a couple of hours outside of London you’ll find Wigeon, a piece of rural bliss in the south east corner of Essex.

    Alongside the beautiful setting and lake, inside you’ll find a kitchen with worktop hob and oven, a modern en-suite bathroom and a big comfy double bed. Keeping you nice and warm is a wood burner and electric heater.

    • Location – Essex
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Lakeside setting

    Book your stay at Wigeon

    20. Commander’s Caravan

    pristine interior of commanders caravan with kitchen and double bed
    Source: Canopy and Stars

    Ok, this one is a little more than your standard shepherd’s hut, more of a mini cottage! The festoon lighting, outdoor hot tub and huge wood fired stove give this cabin a very cosy but luxurious feel to it.

    With no mains electricity, you’re off-grid here but do have access to solar power but a hot shower and flushing toilet just next door. Peace and serenity is guaranteed.

    • Location – Carmarthenshire
    • Dog Friendly – No
    • Child Friendly – No
    • Minimum Night Stay – Two nights
    • Special Feature – Large wood fired stove with simmering plate and oven

    Book your stay at Commander’s Caravan

    21. Tay’s Shepherd’s Hut

    Source: Canopy and Stars

    It’s back to basics with Tay’s Shepherd’s Hut, but the basics are certainly cosy and inviting. Set amongst the beech trees and full Gloucestershire nature, the hut serves as the main bedroom with large double bed and log burner.

    The other facilities, such as the showers, toilet, wood-fired sauna (!) and kitchen are shared. This is a special place for those looking to get back to nature.

    • Location – Gloucestershire
    • Dog Friendly – Yes
    • Child Friendly – Yes
    • Minimum Night Stay -Three nights
    • Special Feature – Shared wood-fired sauna

    Book your stay at Tay’s Shepherd’s Hut


    And there we have it, 21 utterly beautiful and amazing places for a shepherd’s huts glamping trip.

    If you’ve stayed in one of these places or think another shepherd’s hut needs adding to the list, just drop me a message and let me know. I hope you enjoy your next shepherd’s hut holiday soon!

    If you own a shepherd’s hut or other holiday, this post on more sustainable hotels might help with a few ideas.