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Goblin Gill Shepherd's Hut

Easton, Cumbria
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Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Open fire / wood burner
Internet access
Romantic
Quirky
Shepherd Hut
Parking on site / nearby
Decorated for Christmas
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Bespoke shepherds hut lovingly handcrafted to provide a unique retreat
  • Enjoy cosy nights in front of the wood burner with an endless supply of logs
  • Relax and enjoy the wonderful views across open fields and woodlands - situated in the grounds of a private 15 acre small holding
Property code: 56742

Positioned on a hillside above the tiny hamlet of Easton, close to the Scottish border, this tranquil shepherd’s hut provides a wonderful romantic hideaway for two. Surrounded by meadowland and trees, the hut sits by a stream and offers serene views of the beautiful countryside. Featuring a fire pit, a welcoming wood burner and a separate kitchen and shower block, this delightful property makes a fabulous retreat for couples seeking an idyllic holiday in a picturesque part of Cumbria. Set on a 15-acre smallholding, with chances to meet some of the animals on-site, the property is within easy reach of the Solway Coast, Northumberland National Park and the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

A path leads through the garden to the shepherd’s hut which can be reached by a flight of three small steps. Inside you will find a lovely living area with a wood burner, TV, a bench, and a small dining table with chairs. The hut also has a microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge. To the rear of the hut, you will find the cosy double bed which is slightly raised and offers glorious views from the windows. Stepping outside, a separate building is just across the lawn, housing a fully equipped kitchen and a stylish shower room. Next to the hut is a private picnic table along with a BBQ and a covered shelter, and you can also explore the grounds which has a fire pit, a stream and other seating areas.

There are miles of wonderful walks on both sides of the border, with the route of Hadrian’s Wall running nearby. The historic city of Carlisle (13 miles) has plenty of shops and great places to eat and drink. Attractions include Solway Aviation Museum, Gilnockie Tower and Walby Farm Park (all within 13 miles).

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 shower room
  • Internal kitchen area with fridge and microwave
  • External kitchen area with electric oven and hob
  • Wood burner (logs included)
  • Electricity included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Welcome basket on arrival
  • Pub within 5 miles
  • Bicycle Storage available
  • TV/DVD
  • BBQ and outside shelter next to the Shepherds Hut
  • This property will be decorated for Christmas
  • Arrival: 15:00 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
  • There is an Accidental Damage Deposit of £150 when booking at this property, however this may be waived for £20. We’ll provide more details about this when booking your holiday.

Lyndsey Casson

This property is personally managed by Lyndsey.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 49 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Mariyam 13th May 2024

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I had a little getaway at goblin gill and had a wonderful time. Pete and Gail are fantastic hosts and made me feel at home. The little hut by the river with a cup of tea was serene but the highlight of my trip were the beautiful animals, especially Basil who said goodmorning everyday and cuddles with the chickens. I would absolutely recommend this Read morebeautiful little hut for anyone looking for a pleasant time away Hide

Reviewed by Hannah 4th May 2024

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Reviewed by S 20th April 2024

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Amazing place with lovely hosts. It's the kind of place you want to keep a secret. Between the exceptional hut and great facilities there was also an array of animals. We were left some welcome gifts on arrival as well. Can't recommend enough.

Reviewed by Darren 23rd February 2024

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Having used short break accommodation on countless occasions in the past 20 years I can easily say Gail & Pete are the best hosts we have ever encountered. They clearly love going the extra mile to bring joy to their guests and share the idyllic life they have created for themselves. I couldn't recommend Goblin Gill highly enough

Reviewed by Sam 26th January 2024

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This was exactly the location along with the facilities we were after for our break away, our whole experience was excellent, from the moment we arrived till we left we could not fault anything. Hosts were great, little touches like fresh eggs, beers and marshmallows along with wine and biscuits were something we were not expecting however really aRead moreppreciated. Loved the whole experience and would thoroughly recommend to experience this location. We will definitely be back. Hide

Reviewed by Avril 6th November 2023

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Reviewed by Nicola 28th October 2023

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What a beautiful place to stay. So quiet and peaceful it was just what we needed. We loved meeting all of the farm animals and the little hut by the river was perfect. Our dog loved having a paddle. Gail and Pete provide everything you could need and more with some great suggestions for days out. The shepherds hut was so cosy with plenty of wood foRead morer the fire. We would definitely recommend to anyone and would love to return in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Ann 29th September 2023

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This place is a little piece of heaven! Perfect for anyone wanting to step away from the daily grind, this is a quiet and relaxing place, so if you need to rebalance your mental health, or just catch up on your sleep, then look no further.

Reviewed by Peter 22nd September 2023

Fantastic mini break great location Gail and Peter perfect hosts in a beautiful secluded part of the borders cant wait to return

Reviewed by Maya 2nd September 2023

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Lovely location with lovely turkeys, ducks, goats and pigs around the place to interact with and not forgetting Baz the Shetland horse (he likes red apples!)

Reviewed by Babs 21st August 2023

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Absolutely fell in love with this place. It was so peaceful and tranquil in a beautiful location, The Shepard Hut was immaculate the log fire was gorgeous. we made friends with the little Horse, Pigs and Ducks . Pete and Gail went above and beyond to make us feel welcome. The little touches such as the welcome basket and the popcorn and beers in thRead moree hut were just perfect. We will definitely be going back. Hide

Reviewed by Valerie 19th August 2023

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Lovely accommodation, the bed is the most comfortable I have ever slept in. Would stay here again!

Reviewed by Martin 12th August 2023

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Absolutely fantastic in all respects. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and really appreciate the warm welcome we received and the facilties are superb.

Reviewed by Claire 8th August 2023

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It's was perfect !!! Gail and Peter are very kind and caring! The cottage is so peacefull and have all the facilities you need !

Reviewed by Sharon 28th July 2023

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Its a beautiful place to go and relax, seeing all the animals was my favourite part especially the pigs. Peter and Gail are such a lovely welcoming couple and thought of everything we could need. I can't wait to go again, hopefully in better weather.

Reviewed by Lindsey 24th July 2023

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Wow what can I say, we had a lovely 5 days in the shepherd's hut, its stunning, cosy and so peaceful, everything is there kitchen wise, comfy bed, and Pete and Gail are so lovely and thanks for the treats you left us, will definitely be returning, thanks again

Reviewed by Duncan 21st July 2023

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Absolutely fantastic quirky little place. We loved every minute of staying here & didn't want to leave. Spotless. Everything you need & not far from the shops. Waking up to the views of all the animals was lovely. Will definitely recommend to all our family & friends & we can't wait to go back. Pete & Gail, you should pat yourselves on the back. YoRead moreu've obviously worked very hard to achieve this fabulous way of living & sharing it with all of us strangers too. Thank you for a great experience. Xx Hide

Reviewed by Barbara 22nd June 2023

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What a little corner of peace and tranquility! The hospitality and welcome by the owners was second to none, they had thought of everything we could have possibly needed for our stay including a welcome basket of goodies. The accommodation/facilities spotless, the shepherd's hut was beautifully decorated, we loved it and had a very relaxing stay. TRead morehank you Gail and Pete. Hide

Reviewed by Elizabeth 9th June 2023

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We loved the Shepherds hut, just as described. Perfect for our little dog Mabel.

Reviewed by Patricia 5th June 2023

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An amazing find. Location, accommodation, and the owners, all absolutely perfect.

Reviewed by Peter 8th May 2023

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Brilliant venue , and such kind owners, nothing too much trouble lovely welcome also for our dog Stunning position in the countryside

Reviewed by Aileen 5th May 2023

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This was our second visit to this beautiful shepherds hut, and we can not recommend it highly enough! If you are looking for peace and tranquillity in a wonderful setting, this is the place to stay. The owners Pete and Gail make you feel so welcome, they are friendly, kind and generous, and make sure you have everything you need, they have created Read morea truly perfect place! Hide

Reviewed by David 2nd May 2023

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Absolutely fantastic , great location and so peaceful , Pete and Gail were great hosts there if you needed them but never intrusive. Shepherds Hut was superb, comfortable and well equipped , shower and kitchen rooms were the same . Lovely walk down to the stream , sat watching the deer drinking the beer Pete had provided along with marshmallows andRead more popcorn to cook although we didn't this time. Can't say enough good things about the holiday, if you want piece and quiet it's bliss . Hide

Reviewed by Paul 28th April 2023

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This is our second visit to this wonderful shepherds hut. We can absolutely recommend this facility as both Gail and Peter are fantastic hosts. The settings are beautiful, the facilities are clean and comfortable. and the animals are just adorable. We cant rate this holiday destination high enough because no matter what the weather its a pleasure tRead moreo be there. A huge thanks to Gail and Peter for their warm and generous hospitality. We will continue to return and look forward to our next visit. Hide

Reviewed by Sian 20th April 2023

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Our stay here was perfect, Gail and Pete were the most incredible hosts we could have asked for & provided everything we could need. Their property is gorgeous and full of animals to interact with. The shepherds hut is so cosy, we could have easily moved into it! We are already talking about coming back later this year & we have only been home one Read moreday. Amazing experience, two genuine, lovely hosts and incredible location to top it off. We couldnt have asked for any better! Thank you so much! Hide

Reviewed by Sue 10th April 2023

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A gorgeous shepherd's hut, so snug and cute, in a stunning location, with every amenity available and the most lovely, friendly hosts. The log burner was wonderful for chillier evenings and the riverside cabin was idyllic for finer evenings. A little piece of paradise in Cumbria.

Reviewed by Samantha 21st March 2023

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Reviewed by Julie 17th March 2023

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We had an absolutely amazing stay at goblins gill. The owners have thought of everything! They are also so friendly and helpful making us feel so welcome. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend to anyone and we will definitely be visiting again.

Reviewed by Victoria 10th March 2023

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Pete & Gail were extremely friendly and welcoming. Everything was perfect down to the last detail and there were loads of little surprises left for us, there was even a card and some cupcakes for my friends birthday! The whole place was beautiful and the animals were all very friendly. We will definitely be recommending this place to our friends & Read morefamily and will 100% be returning at some point....if they'll have us! Hide

Reviewed by Annaly 6th March 2023

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The hosts could not have been kinder and had really thought of everything. I had fully intended to use it as a base to tour from but found the peace and tranquility a bigger pull and spent a lot of time down by the river, walking and watching the wildlife and toasting marshmallows over a campfire. The kitchen had everything you could need to cook aRead more meal and the bathroom was always warm and welcoming when a shower was needed. I will be returning. Highly recommended Hide

Reviewed by Ciaran 3rd March 2023

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Had an amazing time! Both Pete and Gail are lovely and make you feeling right at home. The location is great and is only an hour or so away from the Lakes. I will definitely be returning in the future.

Reviewed by Erin 24th February 2023

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We had the best time during our stay! The facilities are cozy, comfortable, clean and Gail and Pete were just lovely people. They made us feel so welcome they really go above and beyond to make your stay memorable and comfortable. We were welcomed warmly, given a welcome basket of goodies, provided fresh eggs and milk, and they even stocked the strRead moreeam-side hut with beers and popcorn to pop. They really have thought of everything. We can't wait to go back! Hide

Reviewed by Joseph 21st January 2023

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Reviewed by Calum 6th January 2023

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Amazing stay brilliant owners 100% would recommend

Reviewed by Julie 30th December 2022

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This is such a gem & a wonderful find! Superb accommodation, really luxurious and the little touches were brilliant. An excellent retreat for couples. Ive already recommended to some friends and we will definitely be back. Thank you!

Reviewed by Tony 27th December 2022

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An absolute delightful quirky cosy place to stay. The owners are extremely welcoming with some lovely unexpected treats. The accommodation is spotless, really spotless!! Had a very welcome break away in this idyllic secluded spot. Never experienced anything quite like this and would love to return. Cannot rate this place highly enough. You will notRead more be disappointed. Thank you for making us so welcome. Hide

Reviewed by Olivia 28th October 2022

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We had the most wonderful stay! The owners were fantastic and the welcome hamper was just such a lovely touch! It was also so lovely to meet lots of the animals and they even had some brand new kittens which they allowed us to see and cuddle! Definitely will be back!

Reviewed by Alison 13th September 2022

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Couldnt recommend highly enough hosts are two of nicest people you will ever meet whatever your wish they have already thought of it for you.location is so nice and peaceful with all "pets" so friendlt too especially thelma the turkey cant wait to go back again next time

Reviewed by Mark 29th August 2022

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Very well though out very friendly

Reviewed by Emma 10th August 2022

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We had such a lovely stay, couldnt have asked for more welcoming owners and the arrival basket was a lovely touch. Our only wish was that we had booked for longer! Will definitely be back again!

Reviewed by Rosie 5th August 2022

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What a wonderful place to stay for a long weekend! Everything was perfect - location was beautiful, the shepherds hut itself was fab and the separate kitchen and bathroom were great too. Gail and Pete have thought of everything! The welcome basket and beers by the river /fire pit were such a lovely touch. And even a birthday card and little cake deRead morelivered for my boyfriend on the Sunday. Thank you for a wonderful stay, wed love to come back! Hide

Reviewed by Justyna 31st July 2022

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Highly recommend. Perfect getaway place. Amazing hospitality.

Reviewed by Laura 29th July 2022

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Really enjoyed our time here - hosts were very friendly and made you feel very welcome. Lovely relaxing place with thoughtful touches. Would stay again - highly recommended!

Reviewed by Stephanie 14th July 2022

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Goblin Gill was beautiful! Had a fabulous few relaxing days for my birthday. Gail and Pete were fabulous hosts and the welcome basket and little surprises down at the river hut was just lovely! Would recommend to anyone and definitely booking again in the future!

Reviewed by Carol 6th July 2022

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Reviewed by Lynne 1st July 2022

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Perfect hosts and wonderful place .. Pete and Gail make you feel so welcome, they have thought of everything to make you feel so relaxed. Hut is amazing, bed is so comfortable had the best nights sleep, wonderful little retreat in nature surrounded by fantastic views . Meeting all the animals was an absolute joy .. Thanks again Pete and Gail for beRead moreing so hospitable . Lynne and Paul Hide

Reviewed by Sally 10th June 2022

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Absolutely wonderful experience for me and my puppy. The facilities were fabulous. The welcome basket was a wonderful surprise. Highly recommended

Reviewed by Susan 2nd June 2022

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Loved the setting from the moment I got there. We'll kept surroundings with animals roaming free. 5 star accommodation with extra little touches. Could not ask for more. A big thankyou to the hosts.

Reviewed by Ellen 30th May 2022

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Would 100% recommend this beautiful Shepherds Hut for a UK break. We had the best sleep in the cosiest bed. The cabin, kitchenette and shower room have everything you need, with quirky fun decor and are immaculately clean! Pete and Gail made wonderful hosts and we only wish we had booked longer to stay! The location is just magical, ideal for visitRead moreing Hadrians Wall & the Lakes! We cant wait to visit again! Hide

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