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Clough Head Shepherd Hut

Keswick, Lake District
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Complex of properties
Internet access
Working farm
Pub nearby
Romantic
Glamping
Shepherd Hut
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Stylish, cosy retreat in an adventure-filled landscape
  • Surrounded by valley views and Lakeland countryside
  • Castlerigg Stone Circle, Threlkeld Quarry, and Keswick town all within 4 miles
Property code: 83968

Pretty, shepherd hut with a really romantic and cosy feel, lots of thoughtful touches make this the perfect romantic retreat or explorers base.

Just 4 miles from the bustling town of Keswick, you can walk or bike from here on the path which runs along the old railway's line. This area offers a great base to get out and explore the Northern Lakes and Fells. Threlkeld village is set at the foot of Blencathra with its pubs, golf course and cricket club, it is just over a mile away. Why not try some of the Gins on offer at the Lakes distillery or if you prefer something a bit more energetic visit Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake, enjoy some water sports or a cruise. There are so many activities locally, including indoor climbing, horse trekking, and Alpaca walking.

This pretty, well-equipped shepherd hut is open-plan with a double bed, wall-mounted TV, breakfast bar/dining area and French doors looking out over the Fells. The cute bijou kitchen area is perfectly equipped to rustle up a nice breakfast or romantic dinner with a microwave and fridge. There is a shower room with WC off the main living space.

Head outside you will find a private seating area to the front of the property overlooking the fells which is just the best place to read a good book or enjoy a glass of wine after a day of exploring. There is private parking for one car.

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Microwave and fridge
  • TV Private parking for one car
  • Private seating area outside the hut
  • Please note, dogs not allowed on beds
  • Shops 4 miles, pub and restaurant within walking distance
  • Arrival: 16:00 onwards
  • Departure: before 10:00 unless otherwise stated in your arrival details
  • 1 dog allowed. Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 16 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nicholas 12th August 2022

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Fantastic location and facilities

Reviewed by Amanda 10th August 2022

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Fantastic location and great accommodation.

Reviewed by Callum 1st August 2022

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Reviewed by Oliver 13th July 2022

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Perfect place to explore the districts ! Many walks nearby . And Keswick is fab to drive too. Dog absolutley loved it . Will come back

Reviewed by Leigh 18th June 2022

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Reviewed by Tracey 13th June 2022

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Had a lovely 4 night stay. With a nice welcome pack of milk,scones and flapjacks which were very tasty! The hut was quite spacious and had all the gadgets you need for a short stay plus good Wi-Fi! I slept like a log on bed which was very comfortable. Location was very peaceful and just a short drive to Keswick and thirlmere which is where we spentRead more time . Had to have dog on a lead on premises but understandable as there were sheep/lambs ..highly recommended - I am returning in the near future Hide

Reviewed by Keri 11th June 2022

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Clough Head was a lovely lil break for 2 in lakes very close to keswick all that u would need for mini break away well equipped and fresh and clean cosy on night we had lovely stay thank u richards

Reviewed by Kimberley 6th June 2022

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Phenomenal reviews over blencathra, location absolutely superb. Gorgeous clean shepherds hut, we would definitely return and were sad to be leaving. Home made scones and shortbread were a lovely touch from the owners, thank you!

Reviewed by Helen 28th May 2022

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Amazing. Views are priceless. Beautiful place to relax and just take in the amazing scenery. Everything was perfect. Accommodation was simply perfect in everyway. Spotless. Doggy toilet roll holder was a beautiful touch. We will be returning.

Reviewed by Jack 15th April 2022

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5 star! The views were amazing & everything about where we stayed was amazing! Wildlife, people & not too far away from a lovely town centre

Reviewed by Jade 19th February 2022

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Had the most amazing time. Loved the accommodation, loved the view .. couldnt have asked for anywhere better.

Reviewed by Ellen 21st January 2022

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We loved our stay at the Shepherds hut it was so lovely and much more spacious than youd think, bed was comfy, the extra touches of the scones milk and gingerbread made it special. Also couldnt beat the views it was really quiet, the perfect getaway we will definitely recommend to others and stay here again.

Reviewed by Joanne 27th December 2021

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Stayed at Clough Head shepherds hut. Wow! Everything you needed and plenty of storage. Immaculate inside .Lovely welcome basket of homemade jam and scones, clotted cream and mince pies. Lots of lit decorations and each property even had it's own decorated xmas tree outside. Owner recommended some local walks nearby. It was the 1st anniversary of myRead more father's death and I wanted somewhere quiet and peaceful - this place certainly delivered! Visited Keswick, Ambleside and Grasmere. 10/10 Hide

Reviewed by Karen 20th November 2021

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it was very beautiful and the home-made touches were absolutely stunning. Would of left a note in the guest book but neither of us had a pen/pencil. Thank you.

Reviewed by donna 27th October 2021

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The hut is in such a picturesque spot with great views all around! We loved the property, so cute! Also a great location to explore the lakes from!

Reviewed by Rhiannon 9th October 2021

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Location

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