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Doris Shepherds Hut, Peak District.

7060

1 Double 3 persons FRIDAY changeover

‘Doris’ is one of two gorgeous hand-crafted Shepherds Huts in the beautiful south west Peak District near Leek and Buxton – a fantastic base for walking and cycling breaks. With sweeping views across the Manifold Valley and starry night skies - there's more space than you will know what to do with! 

The cute windows and stable door make you feel as if you’re in a mini cottage on wheels, yet you can still enjoy a great night’s sleep on a really comfy double mattress, and your little one can camp out on the fold down bunk above the double bed. If you don't have a little one please call in to book for a £10 per night reduction for just 2 people. There’s an equipped kitchenette and a cute fold away table with chairs nearby for that morning coffee or a contemplative gaze out of the window! This Hut is ‘off-grid’ with solar powered lighting and a log burner for warmth and cooking – there’s also a little oven in the stove for baking and stews. A handy feature of these huts is the en-suite eco-loo which means you don’t have to leave the comfort of the hut to use it.

This is the kind of place where you can truly appreciate amazing starry skies and breathe in the space and freedom – so much so, one phrase that keeps coming up about this place is ‘feeling on top of the world’!

About 100 meters away in the utility is a lockable cupboard with sockets and USB charge points, mains electricity, a freezer with fresh ice packs for the cool box, and a washing up area. Through the Utility room is a separate, modern large shower room with heated towel rail and flushing loo. Both huts use these facilities.

Leek has a local producers market on the 1st Sunday of each month offering scrumptious foodie treats. It’s also packed with cafes and quirky independent shops including antiques and reclaimed / shabby-chic styles. Check out the quirky ‘Watt Russell’ pub and its weekend tapas, or maybe the smart gastro pub ‘The George’ at Alstonefield. A little further afield is the spa town of Buxton with its eclectic mix of shops, cafes and the Bath buildings.

The Peak District is a cyclists and walkers heaven, bikes can be hired locally – or if you have your own, there is secure storage here. The impressive ‘Thor’s Cave’ and a pub lunch are both located on a circular walk... or just relax and enjoy the space ad peace around your glamping Hut, the choice is yours!

Arrival  between 3pm - 6pm  Departure 11am  

Location


Sleeping Arrangements

3 people, 2 adults on double bed, 1 child on bunk bed above, all beds will be made up and ready. Please call to book for just 2 people - £10 per night reduction

Cooking facilities

In Hut, 2 ring gas hob & grill, oven in log fuelled stove, charcoal BBQ outside (pack charcoal included). Cool box in hut, spare freezer packs / washing up in Utility Room - 100 meters. All utensils provided

Bathroom facilities

Eco loo in hut, hand sanitizer provided. In separate building 100 meters away, hot shower and flushing loo. Hand soap, shower gel and towels provided

Heating & Lighting

Hut is off-grid, so lighting via solar, heating via log burner

Parking/Access

Approximately 100 meters in parking area near farmhouse, no closer vehicular access. Trolley for transporting luggage and provisions

Outside

Camp fire pit, boules, kites, a flock of the cutest miniature sheep! The Utility room has a lockable storage cupboard for each Hut with socket & USB charging points, 100 meters from huts

Pet Policy

Sorry, pets cannot be accommodated.. too many little sheep about!

Public Transport

Railway Station at Stoke on Trent, bus stations in Leek or Ashbourne - the bus service to Grindon is infrequent

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