The Merry Harriers Shepherd’s Huts

Five luxurious and colourful huts perfectly set by a sparkling pond that overlooks the rolling Surrey Hills.
  • Sleeps: 2 per hut
  • Bedroom: Open plan
  • Bathroom: 1 per hut
  • Minimum stay: 1 night

The Merry Harriers is far from your everyday English inn. For starters, its characterful origins date all the way back to the 16th century. Then, consider its amazingly beautiful setting, in the Surrey Hills’ Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

And then…there’s the herd of lovely llamas, who live just behind the inn and who love to go trekking with new friends!

The five shepherd’s huts you’ll find here are perfectly placed around a tranquil pond, with soothing views across horse-dotted fields. Packed with luxury that’s reminiscent of a hotel suite, each hut comes equipped with a downy double bed, and a crackling log burner to warm your evenings (as well as underfloor heating).  There’s also cosy seating, and an ensuite bathroom equipped with an indulgent rainfall shower and luxury toiletries.

Supreme attention to detail has been paid to your comfy surroundings, and you’ll find your every holiday need has been catered for. The handy kitchen corner comes complete with a Nespresso machine and a wine fridge (in which you’ll find a complimentary bottle of wine), and some tasty nibbles to get your break off to a delicious start.

Meanwhile, thoughtful little extras include a hair dryer and hot water bottles…so you can pack perfectly light.

Head outside to discover a firepit that’s ideal for marshmallow toasting under the stars, and teak sun loungers primed for curling up with a good book on a sunny afternoon.

Of course, you could always head out and immerse yourselves in the local area instead! You’re in the ideal base to explore the South Downs National Park and the Surrey Hills, with a wealth of invigorating walking and cycling routes all around.

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At a glance

  • Five luxurious shepherd’s huts, perfectly placed around a tranquil pond on the site of a traditional English inn that overlooks the Surrey Hills.
  • Private parking is available for each hut.
  • Each ensuite hut is equipped with a double bed, a kitchen corner with tea and coffee-making facilities and complimentary goodies, and an indulgent shower room.
  • Guests can also opt to stay in a choice of rooms at the inn, which also serves cooked breakfasts each morning.
  • A friendly herd of llamas live just behind the inn – why not opt for a picnic trek? You also have ample opportunity to explore the South Downs National Park and the Surrey Hills, with many walking and cycling routes to choose from.


  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Hot Tubs
  • Large Groups


Huts sleep 2, double bed, open under storage, ensuite bathroom, shower, luxury toiletries, bath robes, hairdryer, underfloor heating, hot water bottles, butler sink, tea & coffee facilities, Nespresso machine, wine fridge, complimentary house Rose bottle & nibbles, 2 chairs & table, Wi-Fi, smart flatscreen TV, wood-burning stove, logs available, fire pit, teak sun loungers, parking.

Local activities

Onsite: Llama trekking. 
Offsite: Vineyards, gin distillery, yoga and wellness, fly fishing, pottery, canoeing, falconry, dino trail, theme park, cycling, tennis, golf, horse riding, hiking.

More information

Sign up for their signature Llama Love experience and enjoy a guided llama trek for something a little different, with options ranging from The English Picnic, Winter Morning, and Summer Evening treks, as the friendly llamas guide you through the magnificent Greensand Way.

Oh – and if you’re in need of a refreshing pit stop at any point, how about the Merry Harriers Inn itself? You can expect an enduringly warm welcome, along with delicious home-cooked meals and a fantastic selection of ales.

Head back to your luxurious hut at the end of yet another action-and-relaxation packed day, and watch the sun sink over the surrounding hills. In a setting this idyllic, you just can’t fail to unwind.

Things to note

Dogs welcome. Smoking permitted outside the huts only. Room rates include English and buffet breakfast served at The Inn.

Where you'll be staying

Hambledon, Surrey

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