Best Shepherds Huts Dorset

Considering staying in a Shepherds Hut in Dorset but unsure which are the best Dorset Shepherds Huts to choose to stay, its hard to know where to begin.

We have compiled a list of the best Dorset Shepherds Huts available. So if you are looking for a Shepherds Hut in Dorset, check out:

Best Shepherds Huts Dorset Has To Offer

Aller Dorset

Aller Farm, Aller Lane, Lower Ansty, Dorchester, Dorset. DT2 7PX.

Aller Dorset is set on family-run Aller Farm. Named after a field on the farm it looks over, Links has a spectacular view. Have your morning cup of tea overlooking the beautiful lake. 

In the evening you can enjoy a glass of champagne soaking in the outdoor bath whilst supper is cooking on the fire pit.

The twin to its neighbouring hut, Littledown has a character all of its own while having a matching spectacular lake view. The hut is fully kitted-out with everything you might need and furnished to an impeccable standard.

For more information visit Aller Dorset

South Lychett Manor

Dorchester Road, Lytchett Minster, Poole, Dorset BH16 6JB

 With underfloor heating and award winning amenities, you will only receive the best at South Lytchett Manor.

Guests will have complete access to award winning five star rated amenities and facilities onsite, including modern, heated family bathrooms.

The eco-friendly children’s adventure playground, football and badminton nets as well as an indoor games room mean that new friends are easy to find whilst you stay with us here at South Lytchett Manor.

For more information visit South Lychett Manor

Dither & Faff

Little Hains, Hains Ln, Sturminster Newton DT10 1JU

These huts were designed and built by owners Kirsty and Gary with everything you need in its homely space. There’s a king-size bed with thick blankets and sheets keeping you cosy whether you light the wood-burner or not.

The bathroom is en suite, so you’ll never have to leave the warmth of the hut. There’s a full oven and a kettle, with seating and a firebowl outside, so you can sit out day or night, watching the stars or enjoy the pure peace of the meadow whilst soaking in the wood-fired hot tub.

For more information visit Dither & Faff

The Old Forge

The Old Forge, Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury SP7 0NQ

Sam & Mabel the shepherds huts are nestled in the heart of the Cranborne Chase, The Old Forge is the perfect retreat for those looking to appreciate the slower pace of life. 

The 18th Century former Smithy and Wheelwrights workshops have been transformed to create charming self-catering cottages with unique appeal.

Constantly evolving, recent years have seen the introduction of Sam and Mabel the Shepherd’s Huts, embracing the ‘glamping’ revolution.

For more information visit The Old Forge

The Pleasant Pheasant

Colber Farm, Stalbridge Ln, Sturminster Newton DT10 2JQ

A delightful en suite shepherd hut with views of the rural Dorset Countryside and its own private wood burning hot tub to enjoy them from.

Named after the colourful birds that can be spotted all around the farm, The Pleasant Pheasant has all the creature comforts you need to enjoy your glamping retreat.  

A small kitchen dresser complete with a sink and gas hob, and an en suite shower room with flushing toilet are all contained within this fantastically designed hut that is heated wonderfully by the small wood burner inside.

For more information visit The Pleasant Pheasant

Ash Farm

Lytchett Matravers, Poole

The Shepherds huts are part of Ash Farm’s farm diversification program.

The farm is just as one would imagine an organic Dorset farm. The Shepherd’s huts are called The Gathering Camp, Leonora, Murgatroyd and Lady Betty and each is cosy and has everything you’d need for a relaxing stay.

For more information visit Ash Farm

Brig’s Farm

Champernhayes Ln, Wooton Fitzpaine, Bridport DT6 6DF

Brigs Farm is a 12 acre small-holding nestled in the hills 2 miles from the Jurassic Coast in the far corner of West Dorset. During the summer they have pizza nights at the weekends, the pizzas being cooked in a wood-fired oven.

On site there are two converted trucks available for guests to stay in.

For more information visit Brig’s Farm

Roy’s Retreat

Lulworth, Dorset

This Shepherds Hut is cosy and unique, built by Roy completely from scratch. From the decking you can enjoy beautiful views across the surrounding hills or relax looking out across the neighbouring fields.

Enjoy coastal walks and stunning scenery from the doorstep, Lulworth Cove is just a 15 minute walk, while the famous Durdle Door is equally close by. The hut has a comfy double bed and clean linen and its own toilet and shower with clean towels.

For more information visit Roy’s Retreat

The Pig on the Beach

Manor House, Manor Rd, Studland, Swanage BH19 3AU

These two shepherd huts are tucked away at the bottom of the garden and have stunning sea views.

Each room is made up of two separate huts; one hut is for the bedroom with a cosy double bed and log burner and the other is for the bathroom featuring a free-standing bath.

For more information visit The Pig on the Beach

Dorset Forest Garden

Beaminster Bottom Farm, Beaminster DT8 3SG

For romantic escapes Dorset Forest Garden Glamping brings together stunning far reaching views, open fires, dark skies with peace and quiet.  

Set in 20 acres, there are 3 self-catering shepherd’s huts nestled in the heart of Dorset’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close by to The Jurassic Coast.  Each has its own private ensuite facilities and optional hot tub.

For something extra special the Astronomer has a star gazing window directly over the bed and is set in its own copse for extra privacy.

For more information visit Dorset Forest Garden

Hobby Farm

Bluntshay Ln, Bridport DT6 6RJ

Relax and unwind at Hobby Farm, a peaceful, countryside adult only campsite retreat in the heart of the Dorset Marshwood Vale.

There are 3 well-equipped glamping Shepherd’s Huts, Otter’s Nest (private WC and shower)Fox’s Den (private WC and shower) and Badger’s Retreat (ensuite WC and shower), all situated in the lower field situated around the fishing pond.

For more information visit Hobby Farm

Laverstock Farm

Laverstock, Bridport DT6 5PE

Laverstock Farm is a beautiful well-kept estate at the end of a long sweeping driveway in rural West Dorset. There is a country house, six holiday cottages of different sizes, a modern cabin and two Shepherd’s huts all set on a working farm near Bridport in West Dorset.

Fern Hill Cabin is a newly completed Cabin constructed by Plankbridge and finished to an exceptionally high standard.  With a woodfired hot tub it’s perfect for a retreat for two.

For more information visit Laverstock Farm

Dewflock Farm

Winterborne Monkton, Dorchester DT2 8NP

Dewflock farm have Bell tents and Sheperd’s huts, whether you are looking for romantic getaway or a family holiday, the farm is perfectly located to explore the Dorset countryside and the Jurassic coastline.

Campers have access to toilets and showers, a field kitchen, communal eating areas and The Pig Barn where there is hot food served in the evening.  Each Shepherd’s Hut comes with its own fire pit for BBQ and hay bales for al fresco dining.

For more information visit Dewflock Farm


Valley Rd, Corfe Castle, Wareham BH20 5HT

Woodyhyde campsite is situated in the heart of the stunning Purbeck countryside. Set in 15 acres of beautiful open countryside, within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  

If you love the fun of camping but aren’t keen on canvas or don’t have a tent, their glamping options are the perfect solution! Leave your tent at home and enjoy a fully furnished shepherd hut or yurt,

For more information visit Woodyhyde

Farrs Meadow

Farrs Lodge, Cowgrove Road, Wimborne BH21 4EL

Perched on a hill and surrounded by woodland, Farrs Meadow looks out across the Stour Valley. You can stay in a Gypsy Wagon or Shepherds Huts. Hand built in Dorset, they’re the ultimate romantic getaway.

Farrs Meadow features eco loos and hot showers housed in upcycled horse boxes, apparently these alone are worth the visit here.

For more information visit Farrs Meadow

Crafty Camping

Woodland Workshop, Yonder Hill, Holditch, Chard TA20 4NL

Escape, unwind and recharge in a stunning West Country woodland. Choose from award-winning luxury treehouses, hand-crafted yurts, tipis and shepherd’s huts, each one a self-contained nest for two with its own facilities (and no kids!).

Bodger is a shepherd’s hut with a king-sized bed, its own toilet and shower, positioned under the oak trees looking down over the pond.

For more information visit Crafty Camping

Back of Beyond

234A Ringwood Road, East Moors Road., Saint Leonards, Ringwood BH24 2SB

There’s plenty of choice at Back of Beyond. Shepherd huts are perfect for a romantic getaway. Each has a wood burner and solar power.

Or you could get cosy in our luxury yurt which also has a wood burner. There are also have two types of wooden cabins: pods and lodges. They provide a comfy bed, basic furniture, electricity, heating and an outdoor cooking station. 

For more information visit Back of Beyond

Longthorns Farm

Longthorns, Wareham BH20 6HH

Longthorns is a small farm and award-winning site nestled next to Monkey World in the heart of rural Dorset.

The Shepherd’s hut can sleep 4 with a double bed, bedcover, scatter cushions. Two single pull-out beds.  Inside is a wood burner, a kitchenette, quaint curtains, rugs, all the things needed to make this your own special world once inside.

Experience the outdoors, grilling on the fire pit, cooking with a Dutch Oven heating hot water in a Kelly Kettle, finish the evening sitting around the campfire and enjoy the stars.

For more information visit Longthorns Farm

St Leonard’s Farm Park

 St Leonards Farm, Ringwood Road, West Moors, Ferndown BH22 0AQ

This secluded Shepherd’s Hut comes with a double bed, which sleeps two and bed linen is provided. There is a separate kitchen area with an electric hob, cooking equipment and all utensils required.

A fridge is also provided. The Shepherd’s Hut is fitted with mains electricity and water. There is a picnic table provided for al fresco dining. Toilet and shower facilities are separate and located just a few metres away in our new bespoke shower block.

For more information visit St Leonard’s Farm Park

Gaggle of Geese Pub

Buckland Newton, Dorchester DT2 7BS

This freehouse pub in rural Dorset has five acres of gardens, skittle alley, crazy golf, pygmy goats, camping, shepherd huts and campervans!

They offer a couple of Shepherd Huts, furnished Bell Tents and space for those with tents or camper-vans to stay in a beautiful and peaceful location.

For more information visit Gaggle of Geese Pub

Hook Farm

Gore Ln, Uplyme, Lyme Regis DT7 3UU

Situated on the Devon/Dorset border in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Hook Farm in Uplyme is within easy walking distance of Lyme Regis and offers the perfect relaxed campsite for exploring the Jurassic Coast.

The Shepherd’s Hut with decking, barbecue and seating, sleeps 2 in a double bed, bedding and towels are provided.

You will have access to all the facilities which the campers use. These include shower blocks, washing up facilities and laundry facilities.

For more information visit Hook Farm

California Meadows

California Cottage, Swanage BH19 2RS

A small campsite, lies in the meadows of California cottage.  An original late 19th century shepherds hut is available for hire, up to two visitors can sleep in the refurbished shepherds caravan, which looks out across the sea and is set into its own small garden.

The hut has heating and lighting and a kettle for hot drinks but no other cooking facilities (other than barbecue) Toilets and shower facilities are available in the studio close by, if used in conjunction with the barn/studio or at the campsite.

For more information visit California Meadows

Miller’s Huts

Cann Mills, Bozley Hill, Shaftesbury SP7 0BL

Stay at a working stoneground flour mill, on the north Dorset border with Somerset and Wiltshire in one of the glamping huts; the characterful John’s Hut or Miller’s Hut an original shepherd’s hut.

Overlooking the millpond, each with their own outdoor space and view, it’s an idyllic spot to get comfy and wile away the hours with a good book.

There is a field kitchen near the huts and for your comfort a flushing loo and hot shower in a bright washroom in the mill yard, less than a minutes walk away.

For more information visit Miller’s Huts

Purbeck Shepherd’s Huts

St Brelades, Worth Matravers, Swanage BH19 3LE

Purbeck Shepherd Huts are a new boutique glamping offering in the heart of Worth Matravers.

They have two huts, each with their own private gardens but accessible to each other via the paddock if required. Both huts are completely self contained with everything you should need for a truly memorable stay.

Each has been designed and hand crafted to a beautiful finish with a wood burning fire, kitchen, bathroom and a raised bed looking out of the window down to the sea.

For more information visit Purbeck Shepherd’s Huts

Stock Gaylard

Sturminster Newton DT10 2BG

The main living space is the Sawpit Wagon, which has been sympathetically fitted out to give a double bed, comfortable seating and dining area alongside the kitchen.

The west facing elevated platform allows you to enjoy uninterrupted views over the adjoining farm land and wooded countryside. Facilities include compost loo, gas shower and camp fire with barbeque. There is also a wooden picnic table and seating.

For more information visit Stock Gaylard

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