Six beautiful huts for two each with its own private hot tub, perfectly positioned in Somerset for a naturefully romantic escape in luxury.
  • Sleeps: 2 per hut
  • Bedrooms: Open plan
  • Bathrooms: 1 per hut
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights

You’ll find The Shepherd’s Hut Retreat in an idyllic rural location, surrounded by organic farmland on the refreshing borders of Somerset, Dorset and Devon. If you’re in the mood to explore all the beauty of the South West, you just couldn’t be better placed.

That’s if you can tear yourselves away from your gorgeous hut! There are six to choose from, each one professionally styled with vintage accessories, and equipped with everything you’ll need to relax and reconnect with nature.

Beautifully positioned between the trees and on the water’s edge, each hut not only features a private bathroom, a well-equipped kitchen and WiFi, but you’ll have your own decking, fire pit and your very own private hot tub to make the most of those amazing views.

Oh – and there’s also a  Woodland Sauna to make good use of!

All you need to do now is select your favourite hut. Shabby chic Shepherds Delight includes an authentic country-style kitchen and binoculars to help you spot wildlife on the pond. Shepherds Rest is ideal for a peaceful escape, set between the woodland and the water.

Shepherds Watch is traditionally crafted with high quality interiors, while Shepherds Keep is perfect for lovers of style, with its immaculate fusion of English and Scandi design. Wake up to enchanting views of the lake, from double doors and a window right at the end of your bed.  Hut1898 is the grandest hut (think 250 square ft of space!), with huge glass doors opening up onto the deck.  Shepherds Zen, as the name suggests, is inspired by the Orient and even comes with its own summer house, complete with stargazing telescope.

Hut taken care of, it’s time to indulge!

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At a glance

  • Six spacious, self-contained and professionally styled shepherds huts for two, surrounded by organic Somerset farmland. Ideally positioned for exploring the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
  • There is also a Woodland Sauna with outdoor shower on site, available to book for a small extra charge.
  • Each hut is equipped with a double bed, a well-equipped kitchen, bathroom, outdoor decking, private hot tub and a firepit. A complimentary wood basket, instant bbq, marshmallows, biscuits, local cider, milk, tea and coffee are also provided!
  • There are many places to eat, drink and be merry close by, including the award-winning Lord Poulett Arms in nearby Hinton St. George.


  • Adults Only
  • Hot Tubs


Huts sleep 2, double bed, Egyptian cotton bedding and towels provided, shower, toilet, basin, fully insulated & double glazed, electric heating, kitchen area, electric cooker, hob, fridge, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery, glasses, pots, pans, trays, tea & coffee facilities, complimentary wood basket, instant bbq, marshmallows, biscuits, local cider, milk and tea and coffee, dining area, DAB radio, DVD player, Wi-Fi. private hot tub, storage, parking.  Sauna may be pre-booked.

Local activities

Foraging tours, archery, microbrewery, horse riding, fishing, polo, zorbing, rib riding, golf, paintball, spa, cookery classes.

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The infra-red Woodland Sauna, meanwhile, is your setting for outstanding views of unspoilt woodland as you unwind, with visible bird boxes and feeders that help you spot plenty of feathered friends. Freshen up in the outdoor shower afterwards – it’s roomy enough for two!

If you’re a foodie (and even if you’re not), you’ll love the fact that there are so many tempting places to eat and drink right on the doorstep. Why not book a table at the award-winning Lord Poulett Arms in nearby Hinton St. George to start you off?

If you feel like exploring slightly further afield, the World Heritage Jurassic Coast is within easy reach, along with the ‘Pearl of Dorset’ town of Lyme Regis.

Plan your daily activities over a steaming cuppa, as you look out over ducks splashing on the pond, and deer grazing in the nearby field.

On second thoughts, you could just stay right where you are, and take it nice and easy!

Things to note

Adults only. No pets permitted. Check-in is 3pm, check out is 10am. No smoking permitted.

Where you'll be staying

Crewkerne, Somerset

What the guests of The Shepherds Hut Retreat say

“Stunning location, peace and quiet. Just what i was looking for and needed. The ideal place to kick back and recharge the batteries. Everything I needed was provided and the woodland sauna was a surprising and unusual extra I enjoyed very much. Can’t wait for my next visit.”

“Very cosy and peaceful. Great service. Cannot fault this place.”

“You’ve created paradise in Somerset!”

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