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Shepherds Rest

Shepherds Rest

Devon, England - View map
Ref: 7458

4 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Dog

No Wifi

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Stay here from £170 per night.

*** 3-night Min Stay ** Any Day Arrival ***

The Shepherds Rest sleeps, 2 Adults and 2 Children. The design of the fitted bunk beds makes this hut a favourite for families and small groups. Luxury glamping doesn't come much more idyllic than this.

Sitting peacefully alongside a quaint Devonshire village and the Blackdown Hills, the small 2-hut site combines traditional country charm with a luxury glamping experience. The lazy farmland location sits at the helm of a large open field with truly glorious views over the majestic East Devon Countryside, stretching far into the distance. This gorgeous site has everything you need for a relaxing glamping break – fresh air, luxury treats and oodles of sumptuous countryside.

The huts are perfectly equipped for a self-catering holiday from en-suite shower rooms, TVs and luxury soft beds to fully equipped kitchens. As well as their own 67 jet hot-tubs, the huts share a Scandinavian barrel sauna for a seriously indulgent guest experience. Relax with a glass of wine in your private bubbly tub and gaze across the spectacular rolling hills with nothing but the birds and the bees for company.

What's more, each hut has its own BBQ fire-pit with built-in pizza oven, perfect for al fresco dining and spending some fairy-tale nights beneath the stars. The site is brilliantly diverse and caters for families and couples alike, or simply anyone looking for a special rural retreat. In addition, the site is wonderfully positioned to visit a wide variety of attractions including the mystical Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks as well as the many miles of magnificent Devonshire Coast.

  • Sleeping arrangements

    1 king-size bed and 2 bunk beds above.

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Luxury en-suite shower room.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Kitchen area with full-size oven hob & fridge. BBQ and wood-fired pizza oven outside.

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    Underfloor heating and woodburning stove. Mains electric.

  • Child Policy

    Children welcome

  • Pets Policy

    1 well-behaved dog welcome. £20 per stay.

  • Grounds and Nearby

    A private outdoor area featuring a picnic bench, fire-pit with pizza oven and your very own hot tub. Scandinavian barrel sauna (shared with Shepherds Bliss)

  • Parking Information

    Parking next to the hut.

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 3:00PM and check out by 11:00AM

    These are recommended check-in/out times to allow Covid-19 sanitisation, earlier/later times may be available by request with the owner
  • Public Transport

    Nearest Train Station; Tiverton Parkway, 10 miles away.

The 24ft x 8ft hut has been lovingly crafted to the highest of standards with its own unique specifications, providing guests with a comfortable, spacious and above all luxurious accommodation.

The Shepherds Rest sleeps 2 Adults and 2 children in a handmade, king-size bed with 2 -bunk beds above. 

The luxurious en-suite bathroom contains a large sink and luxury shower.

The hut also contains a wood burning stove, underfloor heating, LCD TV and kitchen area with full-size oven hob & fridge.

A private outdoor area featuring a picnic bench, fire-pit with pizza oven and your very own hot tub.

Friendly, well-behaved dogs are welcome, as are horses. The owners can provide on-site stabling & turnout along with guides for the local bridleways & off-road riding.

Set within their own secluded gardens and overlooking the local fields and meadows. Each Luxury Shepherd Hut benefits with beautiful 360 views of the Devon Countryside.

With double doors opening right out onto a private outdoor area with 67 jet Hot Tubs installed right outside. Sit back and relax in the soothing water whilst enjoying the views, day or night.

Guests are also free to use the brand-new Scandinavian Barrel Sauna to help soothe the muscles after a busy day exploring.

Guests can also pre-book a range of Luxury Hampers on their stay. Please call the owner once you've booked to arrange.

Welcome Food Hamper, £30 - Filled with a selection of essentials along with some local luxuries, sweet treats & Devonshire delights.

Breakfast Hamper, £25 - Breakfast Hampers have a tasty selection of quality meat from local butchers along with other breakfast essentials inc: 6x Dry cured back bacon, 4x Large Pork Sausages, 6 Free Range eggs, Butter, Bread, Milk & Orange Juice.

BBQ Hamper, £20 - A delicious selection of locally reared meat, all supplied by the local butcher. Includes 4x Beef Burgers, 4x Large Pork Sausages, 4x Pork loin steaks, 4x Chicken drumsticks or marinated skewers. If you would like something specific added to the hamper, please call. Please note that BBQ Hampers need to be ordered a minimum of 3 days in advance.

Romance Hamper, £60 - Why not make your stay that little extra special with a hand tied luxury bouquet of flowers from the local florist, Prosecco & luxury chocolates?

Dogs Welcome
From £20 – Well-mannered dogs are welcome, but only if kept under control. Dogs are not allowed on the furniture and all mess must be picked up. No pets other than dogs are permitted. (Please bring bedding and towels for your pet).

A range of beauty treatments are available to pre-book. All treatments are performed by qualified technicians in the comfort of your hut.  Please call the owner after you've booked if you would like to arrange a treatment. A list of treatments and prices available on request.

Woodburner & Firepit Pack â€“ £10 Extra logs can be purchased on site for use in the Woodburner and/or outdoor Fire Pit & Pizza Oven. We even supply breakfast packs and BBQ packs with produce sourced locally.

Bring your own Horse

Use of the stables for your horse – £30 per night, per horse which includes bedding on a DIY basis. Maximum of 2 horses and these must be paid for in advance by phone or by cash on arrival. *Please give at least 2 weeks' notice if you intend to add a horse to your booking.

Explore Devon

Home of the Devonshire cream tea and the English Riviera, Devon offers a wide variety of things to see and do from stunning coastlines and national parks to old English towns and quaint country villages bristling with charm.

The huts are gloriously located near a range of attractions. Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks are both accessible. Dartmoor is famous for its crags and granite ‘tors', wild Dartmoor ponies, standing stones and prehistoric remains. Exmoor with its peat moors is Lorna Doone country. Both offer great walking and trekking opportunities for visitors.

The city of Exeter dates to Roman times and boasts a historic centre with plenty of shops and boutiques for some retail therapy. On the rugged north coast, the twin towns of Lynton and Lynmouth are connected by an unusual Victorian water powered cliff railway. Just outside Lynton, you will also find the spectacular ‘Valley of the Rocks' with its wild – but friendly – goats. From walks and cycle routes across the Blackdown Hulls to shopping in Taunton or Exeter, this site is wonderfully positioned to cater for all holiday types.

Things to Do

Escot Park
Escot Park boasts 220 acres of parkland with historic gardens plus a maze created with over 4000 beech trees. Also on the site are birds of prey centre and exhibits of otters, red squirrels, and wild boar.

Blackdown Hills
This special place is home to wildlife and people, with valuable habitats existing alongside the living, working communities. An exceptional environment for plants, insect & mammal species to flourish. 

Princesshay, The Guildhall and Harlequins undercover shopping centres are home to more familiar stores and small individual businesses. Don't miss out on Gandy Street with its trendy clothes and gift shops.   

Plenty of nearby fishing spots for the avid angler. Goodiford Mill Fishery is only 5 minutes away by car & Digger Lakes is 10 minutes by car. Both are very popular courses.

Exmoor & Dartmoor
Situated in the south west of England, right in the very heart of Devon, Dartmoor is an ancient landscape of stunning views, awe-inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast flowing rivers, and rugged, wide open spaces.     

Jurassic Coast   
Famous for its dramatic rocks and numerous fossils, the Jurassic Coast has contributed to uncovering the story of Earth's ancient past. Through its landslides, cliffs and many beaches much has been learnt about the natural processes that shape our landscape, as well as the story of prehistoric beasts that roamed the ancient world. Visit the Jurassic Coast for some fascinating history or simply to discover the multitude of gorgeous coves and attractive beaches.

There are more beautiful Devon beaches than you can shake a piece of driftwood at! With not one, but two beautiful coasts Devon is home to some of the finest beaches to be found anywhere in the UK. Some of our favourites include Woolacombe, Croyde Bay and Bantham, although there are so many to choose from.        

The city of Plymouth is famous for its naval tradition; it was here on Plymouth Hoe that Sir Francis Drake played his famous game of bowls whilst awaiting the arrival of the Spanish Armada.

At Diggerland UK theme park you can ride and drive diggers and much much more. It is the only place where adults and children can! Only 10 Minutes away by car.

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