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The Shepherd’s Hut

Charming south-facing traditional Shepherd’s hut near Kendal.

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2 Guests

1 Bedrooms

1 Bathrooms

The Shepherd’s Hut is a marvel of efficiency, with a comfortable bed, fire-kitchen combo, and thoughtfully placed decor. It’s a testament to how a small space can be transformed into a cosy, functional home away from home.
Imagine cosy evenings by the fire, warming up after a day of exploring the scenic Lake District. The log burner is not just functional; it’s the heart of the hut, creating a warm, inviting atmosphere.
Gaze out to breathtaking views of frost-touched landscapes from the comfort of the hut. The south-facing aspect ensures you catch the best light, making even chilly mornings magical.

Property details

The Shepherd’s Hut at a Glance- Bookable from May 2024

Welcome to our traditional Shepherd’s Hut, a south-facing, snug retreat nestled just 2 minutes by car from the charming market town of Kendal. Offering panoramic views, this unique accommodation combines rustic charm with modern conveniences, making it a perfect base for exploring the scenic walks over limestone scars right from your doorstep.

Key Features:

  • Traditional Shepherd’s Hut with south-facing views
  • Internal shower, compost toilet, and kitchen area
  • Log burner and electric heater for cosy evenings
  • Comfortable double bed with a single bunk above (limited head space)
  • Just a 2-minute drive to Kendal’s array of shops, cafes, and restaurants

This Shepherd’s Hut offers a distinctive stay that mirrors the simplicity and beauty of the Lake District. Here are a few quirks and features to ensure you have a delightful stay:

  • Accessibility: We recommend having a car due to our rural location.
  • Pets & Fireworks: To ensure the tranquility of our space, pets and fireworks are not permitted.
  • Outdoor Living: Enjoy our little garden with a seating area and firepit. Please note, the garden is near a rural road and a popular footpath, inviting occasional friendly interactions.
  • Winter Stays: In frosty weather, the water supply may be limited, but alternative facilities are provided.
  • Interactions: Expect to say hello to a friendly cat, the visiting ponies, and perhaps even hear the owls at night!

BOOK HERE: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/9442541?source_impression_id=p3_1711466905_A9GEk16wTCOwChst

Choosing this Shepherd’s Hut is more than just booking a place to sleep; it’s choosing an experience. With its blend of traditional charm and modern conveniences, it’s a perfect retreat for those looking to explore Kendal and its surroundings. Whether you’re setting off on limestone scar walks or venturing into Kendal for a taste of local life, our hut is your quaint, cosy base for a memorable Lake District adventure.

Guest access

Things to know

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 10:00 am

Pets: Pets Not Allowed

Smoking inside: Not Allowed

Parties & events: Not Allowed

Where you'll be

Please note, that this property is NOT ON A BUS ROUTE and you will need a car to get here from Kendal (there is a car rental next to Kendal station).
Convenient as a base for the southern Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, the hut is in a secluded position in our garden with easy parking on the driveway.
There is a scenic footpath beside it named Gamblesmire Lane that leads to Cunswick Scar, Scout Scar and footpaths to Underbarrow and Crook.

Kendal market town is a 2 minute drive by car. It has lots of interesting small shops, a market on Wednesday and Saturday, a fabulous Climbing Wall, the Brewery Arts Centre, interesting historic buildings and yards and excellent cafés. Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall are a few miles to the south of the town.
There are 5 award winning country inns that serve great food within a 10 to 20 minute scenic car journey of the hut. The nearest, at Underbarrow 10 minutes away is The Black Labrador.


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