Shepherd's View



Staffordshire, England - View map
Ref: 7569

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

No Dogs

No Wifi

Stay here from £90 per night.

As seen in Cosmopolitan (26th July 2020)

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Shepherd's View is a beautiful, cosy and incredibly comfortable shepherd's hut located on Copper Beech Glamping site just outside the pretty village of Woodseaves.

Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy this countryside haven picking your own fruit, vegetables and herbs from your own allotment and orchard, help yourself to fresh eggs from the hen house, explore the local area with the onsite bikes and all only a short drive to market towns, quaint villages and stunning countryside. There is even a wood-fired bath outside the shepherd's hut which will make your stay a truly unique experience.

Located on Knightley House Farm, a working beef and sheep farm that has been in the owner's family for over 50 years. Shepherd's View is sited in the farm's former kitchen garden and orchard, with a stunning neighbouring Copper Beech tree, it enjoys enviable views out over grassland and grazing sheep and cattle.

The wriggly tin hut is beautifully appointed with a built-in double bed, handcrafted kitchen with double hob, mini Belfast sink and fridge, dining area and ensuite shower room. the hut has beautiful views directly across the pastureland and outside there is a private seating area with table and chairs and original Kadai pot for BBQ cooking and keeping warm into the evening.

Celebrating the site's ruralness the shepherding life is picked up in the decor and furnishings. The owners have also focussed on sustainability and being ecologically friendly from the pick your own to using renewable energy resources and encouraging biodiversity throughout the site.

  • Sleeping arrangements

    Double bed with high-quality allergy-free bedding

  • Bathroom Facilities

    Ensuite shower room in the hut with shower, traditional high level cistern toilet, sink with copper fittings and heated towel rail.

  • Cooking Facilities

    Mini fridge with ice compartment and ice cube tray, Belfast sink, 2 ring electric hob, 2 slot toaster and stovetop kettle. For outdoor cooking: Kadai grill, BBQ tools, matches, firelighters, charcoal and logs.

  • Internet Access

    There is no internet access in this property.

  • Heating and Lighting

    Electric lighting throughout. Underfloor heating and heated towel rail.

  • Child Policy

    Adults only, no children.

  • Pets Policy

    No Pets

  • Grounds and Nearby

    Secluded seating area outside with table and chairs and an original Kadai pot for BBQ cooking and sitting out into the evening. Available from 1 October 2020 is a large wood-fired outdoor bath for 2 adults (images to follow soon). There is an allotment, orchard and hen house where you can pick your own fruit, vegetables and eggs. Free to use onsite bikes are available for guests to use.

  • Parking Information

    Dedicated, lit parking area a short walk (20-25 metres).

  • Arrival Times

    Check in from 17:30 and check out by 09:30

    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

    Bus Stop 500 m walk on road and Stafford train station is 8 miles away with 2 taxi firms in the village

The well-designed interior has a kitchen, fully equipped ensuite shower room, dining area with table and chairs for 2, built-in double bed, under bed storage and bench seat.  The handmade kitchen with Belfast sink, granite worktops, hob and mini-fridge is equipped with utensils, crockery, glassware and pans. Teatowels and washing up liquid are also provided and you will find tea, coffee, sugar, salt/pepper and oil waiting for you.

Everything has been thought of with even a torch and first aid kit, should you need them.

Outside is a wood-fired outdoor bath as well as a secluded seating area with table and chairs and Kadai grill.

On the outskirts of Woodseaves in Staffordshire, very easily accessible just 10-minutes from the M6.

If you want to ditch the car on arrival you can enjoy the onsite bikes or walk to:

  • The Cock Inn (serving homemade food)
  • Loynton Moss Nature Reserve
  • The Shropshire Union Canal
  • Norbury Wharf with it's pub, tea rooms and canal boats
  • Numerous public footpaths nearby.

A ten minute drive and you can enjoy:

  • Eccleshall - A market town with numerous independent shops.
  • Field To Fork cookery school
  • Sugnall Walled Garden
  • Newport: with independent shops and indoor market
  • Harper Adams University
  • Old Newport to Stafford railway line
  • Aqualate Mere Nature Reserve
  • Izaak Walton's Cottage
  • Loynton Fisheries

20 - 30-minute drive you can visit:

  • The Market town of Stone with independent shops, monthly Farmers' Market, canal, leisure centre
  • County town of Stafford boasting Stafford Castle, visitor centre and County Showground
  • Cannock Chase Historic houses and grounds
  • Shugborough Estate
  • Weston Park
  • Boscobel House Gardens
  • Dorothy Clive Gardens
  • David Austin Roses
  • Bridgemere Garden World
  • Trentham Gardens/ Monkey Forest and shopping village
  • RAF Cosford
  • Uttoxeter Racecourse
  • Ironbridge and Coalbrookdale
  • The Potteries

Local businesses offering activities and experiences; please contact them directly for more information:

  • Bliss Nails and Beauty offering manicures, facials and massages.
  • Field to Fork Artisan Butchery and Cookery School with short courses in a range of skills including pork pie making, bread, canapes, cocktails and cakes
  • Loynton Trout Fishery with 12 acres of water and 3 lakes the perfect place for the experienced or those new to fishing
  • Norbury Wharf narrowboat hire and passenger trips, afternoon tea/fish and chip supper trips 
  • Dovetail Woodworking offers beginners and experienced workshop courses from taster to 4-day courses
  • Stafford Driving Centre with off-road and track driving experiences
  • Seasonal and Annual Agricultural / Countryside shows including Staffordshire, Newport and Eccleshall Shows, ploughing matches and Stone Food Festival
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