Best Shepherds Huts Lake District Has To Offer

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

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

14 Stunning Shepherds Huts Lake District Has To Offer

Woodsman’s Huts

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Woodmans Cottage, Haverthwaite, LA12 8AB

Ensconced in their own private woodland enclave, the site is made up of just two wooden shepherd’s huts, with views of the Holker Valley and across to 16th century Bigland Hall.

One sleeps two, the other four, and each have their own en suite luxury bathroom with a powerful shower, sink and toilet and a few toiletries provided.

There’s a well-equipped kitchen space, complete with an oven and fridge, and ample storage, plus – perhaps most impressive of all – under-floor heating.

For more information visit Woodsman’s Huts

Mire House Shepherd’s Huts

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Mire House Farm, Threlkeld, Keswick CA12 4TT

These quirky and compact shepherds’ huts provide tranquillity and stunning views and are just a stone’s throw from Keswick, Threlkeld and St Johns in the Vale.

The huts are located on the a working sheep farm, their cute and compact design means you’ll have all the essentials.

They’re perfect for a romantic getaway and they are excellently located to explore the Northern Lake District.

Clough Head features a double bed, a TV, a compact dining area with stools and a modern kitchenette complete with fridge, microwave and enough storage and workspace to prepare a meal for two.

For more information visit Mire House Shepherd’s Huts

The Damson Shepherd’s Hut

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Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria

In the grounds of a 16th-century water mill with views across the valley, it’s hard to find a prettier setting for a shepherd’s hut.

As the name suggests, this hand-built hut for two is tucked amongst a couple of damson trees.

Enjoy the best of the Lake District – Windermere, Ambleside and the mountains of the South Lakes – are on your doorstep.

There’s an en-suite shower room, a well-equipped kitchenette and a fitted king-sized bed, while a raised wood burner creates a cosy and warm ambience whatever the time of year.

For more information visit The Damson Shepherd’s Hut

Park Cliffe

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Birks Rd, Windermere LA23 3PG

The shepherd’s hut at Park Cliffe is one of a kind and built to a bespoke specification by a team of talented local craftsman.

It is a cosy hut that even has underfloor heating to keep you warm if you decide to visit during the autumn months.

The Hut sleeps 2 people on a double bed with a sofa bed and a table.

The hand-crafted kitchenette houses a Butlers sink, small fridge/ice box, microwave, kettle and toaster with small amounts of crockery and cutlery. This is not pet-friendly.

For more information visit Park Cliffe

Church Stile Farm and Holiday Park

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Church Stile Farm, Seascale CA20 1ET

Church Stile Campsite nestles in a traditional lakeland oak woodland setting with stunning views to the Screes Mountain Range.

The Shepherd’s Huts are sustainable and beautifully made by English craftsmen to reflect the style of a 19th century Victorian hut.

There are two huts “The Hogget” and “The Shearling” that both sleep two people. There is now electricity in the huts.

For more information visit Church Stile Farm and Holiday Park

Crake Trees Manor

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Crosby Ravensworth, Penrith CA10 3JG

Both Shepherds Huts are just a few steps to the warm shared space of Shower Block and  kitchen area with kettle, fridge and microwave.

The large Wet Rooms have made them using traditional farm goods and the huts are based on traditional huts that were taken into the fields of large sheep farms in the 19th century.

The shepherd lived in his hut during the lambing season, they were compact and perfectly designed for a self sufficient life during winter and springtime.

Our Shepherds Huts are pulled through the meadow to their summer resting place overlooking the pond and the wildflower meadows.

For more information visit Crake Trees Manor

Black Beck Farm

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1 New Hall, Bouth, Ulverston LA12 8JJ

Sited in its own area of Black Beck Farm camp-site, surrounded by stunning views of open countryside, the Shepherds Hut comfortably sleeps 2 adults.

Inside is a wood burning stove (with wood provided), comfy full size double bed, table, chairs, and plenty of cupboard space.

A gated decking area is at the front of our Shepherds Hut making it ideal for your four legged friends too – a maximum of 2 well behaved dogs are welcome.

For more information visit Black Beck Farm

Gowan Bank Farm

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Kendal LA8 9QD

Craftsman built from reclaimed wood, the shepherd’s hut at Gowan Bank Farm is a luxurious and romantic retreat for couples.

The accommodation is spacious containing all the essential features with a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable king size bed, bathroom with double shower, quirky dining area and wood burning stove – this really is the perfect hideaway for two.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen for king size bed, towels and wi-fi are all included.

For more information visit Gowan Bank Farm

The Herdwick Huts

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Rydal Hall, Rydal, Ambleside LA22 9LX

Perfect for a honeymoon or small family holiday these five huts are beautifully equipped with everything you will need for a comfortable stay.

Each one has a double bed, single bunk bed with hypoallergenic, memory foam mattresses and fresh colourful duvets and linen.

The views from the stable door and windows are amazing and the wood burning stove will keep you toasty warm.

The Shepherd Huts each have their own outside brazier and bench and they are happy to accept one well behaved dog.

For more information visit The Herdwick Huts

Dry Beck Farm

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Dry Beck Farm, Armathwaite CA4 9ST

There are two shepherd’s huts at Dry Beck Farm and the newest addition, The Swaledale is the larger of the two.

The Shepherds Wagon sleeps four people with one double bed and two single beds and has an external fully equipped kitchen, private shower and private compost toilet.

When staying in The Shepherds Wagon you can enjoy a soak in its private wood fired hot tub.

For more information visit Dry Beck Farm

Pete Gate Shepherd’s Hut

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Haltwhistle near Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland, NE49 0JH

This charming, hand-made, shepherd’s hut provides an unusual alternative holiday retreat in a peaceful, rural setting.

Nestling just above the valley of the South Tyne river, its location has stunning views towards the hills.

This shepherd’s hut provides cosy open plan studio accommodation with a king-size bed, two basket chairs and a little table.

There is a separate shower room which includes a modern shower, hand basin and WC. It also has a wood burning stove for those chillier evenings.

For more information visit Pete Gate Shepherd’s Hut

Stybeck Farm Shepherd’s Hut

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Stybeck Farm, Thirlmere, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 4TN

The Dollywagon Hut at Stybeck Farm in Keswick has stunning views of the Helvellyn range.

The shepherd’s hut sleeps two people in a double or twin bed, facilities include toilets, showers plus heating and electricity.

The hut has a microwave and two ring hob with all pots and pans supplied for your use.

For more information visit Stybeck Farm Shepherd’s Hut

High Rigg Shepherd’s Hideaway

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Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 9EA

Tucked away in a secluded location, close to the market town of Brampton you will find this boho-style holiday accommodation.

High Rigg Shepherd’s Hideaway is the ultimate getaway for a couple wanting to explore the Northern Pennines AONB and Cumbria.

The open-plan living room has contemporary decor and a wood burning stove. The views may also be admired from the hot tub.

For more information visit High Rigg Shepherd’s Hideaway

Jamie’s Hide Shepherd’s Hut


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These four cosy shepherd’s huts are built on a Roman Fort at the end of Hadrian’s Wall in the village of Bowness-on-Solway. 

Whether you plan on touring the location or admiring it all from the comfort of the hut, there are plenty of opportunities to be at one with nature.

With a triple bunk bed rested to the side, a wall-mounted TV, and a fold out dining table, you can truly make yourselves right at home one day to the next.

Where these properties lie is on top of an old Roman Fort called ‘Fort Maia’ which was the second largest fought to be built on Hadrian’s Wall.

For more information visit Jamie’s Hide Shepherd’s Hut

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