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Clough Head Shepherd Hut

Threlkeld, Lake District
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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
Log Cabin / Lodge
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.

This charming shepherd hut is an enchanting rural hideaway for a couple or solo traveller, brimming with thoughtful touches that make it the perfect destination for a romantic retreat or as a base for those eager to explore the surrounding countryside.

As you step inside, you'll be greeted by an open-plan layout that includes a snug double bed, a wall-mounted TV, a charming breakfast bar/dining area, and French doors that frame breathtaking views of the fells. The small yet well-equipped kitchen area has all the essentials you need to prepare a scrumptious breakfast or a delicious dinner, and a convenient shower room is cleverly tucked away off the main living space. Outside, you'll discover a private seating area at the front of the hut, offering stunning views of the surrounding fells. It's the perfect spot to immerse yourself in a good book or indulge in a sundowner after a day of exploration.

4 miles from the vibrant town of Keswick, this wonderful retreat provides the ideal starting point for exploring the Northern Fells. Threlkeld village, nestled at the foot of Blencathra, is just over a mile away. Here, you’ll find charming pubs, a picturesque golf course, and a friendly cricket club. For those looking to experience some unique flavours, a visit to the Lakes Distillery is a must, where you can sample a range of delightful gins. Alternatively, walk the 4-mile traffic-free footpath to Keswick and enjoy a day out in this ever-popular Lake District destination. If you prefer a more aquatic pursuits, head to Derwentwater, where you can indulge in water sports or enjoy a leisurely cruise.

  • 1 double bed
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Microwave and fridge
  • TV
  • Electric heating
  • 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
  • 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.

Holly Popham

This property is personally managed by Holly.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Aaron 16th February 2024

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Reviewed by Tarina 10th February 2024

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Beautiful stay. Thank you!

Reviewed by Colin 22nd December 2023

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Reviewed by Jonathan 10th November 2023

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We had a great stay here - would thoroughly recommend it to others and the extra freebies were a delicious treat.

Reviewed by Laura 21st October 2023

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We had a lovely night stay here for my husbands birthday. We were able to bring our dog and had a lovely cosy night away! The view was beautiful and the hut had such a lovely feel whilst being modern and having everything you could possibly need! Nice and close to Keswick and lots of mountain walks. We also loved the gorgeous treats left for us on Read morearrival - thank you so much! Hide

Reviewed by Amy 25th September 2023

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Wonderful accommodation in a beautiful setting! Plenty of lovely walks to take and a comfortable, homely place to stay and chill. Definitely would return. The owners were lovely and the hole baking was a delicious touch! Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Ian 5th September 2023

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Based myself here so I could do a bit of walking and mountain biking the moment you turn into the farm you can see the whole place is maintained to a top standard I was in the clough head shepherds hut and was impressed with everything about it the hut had everything needed for my stay and the home baking was a lovely touch I posted a photo of my vRead moreiew from my private sitting area and the likes and comments I got were all in awe Ill definitely try to stay here any time Im in the lakes Hide

Reviewed by Sophie 1st September 2023

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Im 26 and this was my first time travelling away on my own with my dog, who is big & daft and also only just turned 2. I couldnt have picked a better place to go for my first time, although it was daunting at first, I felt so at ease and peaceful. We had all the amenities we needed and the privacy I was hoping for too. The little welcome goodies weRead morere the cherry on top! I will definitely be coming back and maybe treat myself to a hot tub next time! Sophie & Noah x Hide

Reviewed by Kathryn 21st August 2023

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Reviewed by Alan 6th August 2023

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Reviewed by Tina 1st August 2023

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Excellent accommodation with beautiful views. Shepherds hut was spotlessly clean and well equipped for a short stay. Highly recommended.

Reviewed by Debbie Butler 24th July 2023

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Excellet shepherds hut clean tidy and very comfortable. Everything you need and some nice little touches. The little welcome treats went down a treat too. Great views friendly staff, and little jack russel. Will definitely be back soon maybe get the one with hot tub next time. Thank you to all.

Reviewed by Carol 14th July 2023

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We had a lovely time great views .And perfect for dogs lots of walks .we will be booking again

Reviewed by Simon 3rd July 2023

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Reviewed by Jill 20th May 2023

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Reviewed by Claudia 19th May 2023

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Reviewed by Michelle 27th April 2023

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Perfect place to stay, in a beautiful location.

Reviewed by Olivia 7th April 2023

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Reviewed by Molly 1st April 2023

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The best little hut in the most beautiful location! Ideal for those who love walking and trecks! So warm and cosy, had everything you could need!!

Reviewed by Emma 20th March 2023

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Beautiful little self-contained hut with the most spectacular view, even with Lake District March weather! Scones and rocky road on arrival a lovely touch and the water pressure was better than our shower at home which we didn't expect.

Reviewed by Jermaine 4th March 2023

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I booked this as a little get away for my partners birthday. We were blown away by the cabin. The cabin has everything you need, quiet, and done to a high spec. We will be returning again but this time we will be adding the hottub. We would recommend this place to anyone location and views are amazing with all your needs being only a few miles awayRead more in the local town. So if you are looking for a getaway then look no further. I couldn't recommend these guys enough. Thanks for a great weekend Hide

Reviewed by Daniel 26th November 2022

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The Hut was brilliant!

Reviewed by Lorna 13th November 2022

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Beautiful location absolutely lovely accommodation - everything was perfect would definitely visit again

Reviewed by Adrian 21st October 2022

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The Shepherds hut was fantastic, perfect for a short stay

Reviewed by Tracy 1st October 2022

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Reviewed by Amy Kate 21st August 2022

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Reviewed by Andrea 19th August 2022

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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

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