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Skiddaw Shepherds Hut

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

  • Situated within the Lake District National Park with its very own hot tub
  •  Just 4 miles from the bustling town of Keswick and Derwent Water
  • Views towards St Johns in the Vale and Blencathra
Property code: 83970

Offering the perfect romantic retreat, this cosy shepherd hut with a private hot tub is within walking distance to a couple of village pubs. It is the perfect getaway.

Nestled in a serene countryside location, this enchanting shepherd hut beckons couples or solo travellers seeking the perfect rural retreat, and comes complete with its own private hot tub accompanied by fantastic far-reaching views.

Inside, you’ll be greeted by a welcoming open-plan layout with a raised double bed and a wall-mounted TV. The dining area offers enchanting views through the French doors, showcasing the beauty of the fells. The small but perfectly formed kitchen area provides everything you need to whip up a tasty breakfast or a romantic dinner, and the gleaming shower room completes this compact home. Outside, a private seating area at the front of the property offers picturesque views of the fells, while the sumptuous hot tub promises pure relaxation after a day of discovery.

Conveniently situated a mere 4 miles from the bustling market town of Keswick, this shepherd hut serves as an ideal base for embarking on adventures and discovering the delights of the Northern Fells. The picturesque village of Threlkeld is a little over a mile away, boasting a selection of delightful country pubs, a golf course, and a cricket club. From your doorstep, you can embark on fabulous walks and immerse yourself in the region's rich wildlife, and the surrounding area offers an array of outdoor activities, including sailing, climbing, horse riding, and exhilarating 4x4 off-roading experiences. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, why not test your mettle at Go Ape (9 miles) or visit the local alpaca centre (12 miles), where you can enjoy a walk with these endearing creatures.

  • 1 double
  • 1 shower room with WC
  • Combi-microwave and fridge
  • TV in the lounge area
  • Private hot tub
  • Electric heating
  • Private seating area outside hut
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Please note, dogs not allowed on beds
  • Shops 4 miles, pub and restaurant within 0.25 miles
  • 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 62 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Megan 27th October 2023

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From the accommodation to the views, we could not of asked for a better weekend away, everything was amazing and we will be returning!

Reviewed by Dan 18th October 2023

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A cosy place in a beautiful location. So warm and sturdy despite the weather outside. Slightly small so only pack essentials. Would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Amelia 7th October 2023

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Reviewed by Alan 22nd September 2023

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Beautiful shepherd's hut in a wonderful setting, couldn't have asked for more

Reviewed by Debra 10th September 2023

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This is a beautiful, immaculately presented shepherds hut in an idyllic location. There is everything you need for a short break; perfect to relax and enjoy! The welcome basket on arrival was a lovely touch to get your break off to a good start! The hot tub is positioned so you can see the fells and was great after a day out in the surrounding areaRead more. A stunning little property. Hide

Reviewed by Amy 7th September 2023

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Perfect stay with amazing facilities. The view from the facility was amazing , will definitely return . Had a lovely weekend in the cabin, the hot tub was lovely .

Reviewed by Michelle 4th September 2023

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We stayed in one of Mire House's shepherd huts and it was beautiful. So tastefully decorated and superbly comfortable bed. Extremely clean. All of the other accommodations were also gorgeous. The views from every angle are simply breathe taking, we will defo be back abd would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Jason 20th August 2023

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We loved our stay thank you, we would and have highly recommended to people.

Reviewed by Helen Davina 18th August 2023

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Reviewed by Sarah 11th August 2023

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We stayed in the Skiddaw shepherds hut. It is cleverly designed and the fixtures and furnishings are beautiful. It has everything you need for a short stay. Towels and toiletries provided and the welcome basket of home baked treats was a delight. The hot tub was most welcome after a day out walking on the fells. The location is absolutely perfect wRead moreith stunning views of Blencathra and Lonscale Fell. It was also incredibly peaceful. We have already booked our next stay. Hide

Reviewed by Darren 4th August 2023

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The Shepherds Hut was fabulous, once inside the freshly baked scones, jam, clotted cream, cakes and fresh milk were a lovely touch, the views of Blencathra every morning and night were stunning, the Hut was spotless, lovely and warm and very comfortable, the private hot tub was lovely after a days walking, I would heartily recommend the site to anyRead moreone looking for a special treat for their partner or to just get away from the world for a few days and decompress Hide

Reviewed by Rebecca 24th July 2023

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Reviewed by Abigail 22nd July 2023

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Reviewed by David 16th July 2023

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Lovely place. Good location nice village pub with good good short 15 min walk away and only few miles from Keswick. Great accommodation for short stay we had. Everything you need comfy bed great hot tub and everything u need in the cabin.

Reviewed by John 9th July 2023

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Lovely location and welcome package . Perfectly placed to access all the Lakeland areas or walk locally.

Reviewed by Elaine 6th July 2023

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Reviewed by Louise 2nd July 2023

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Reviewed by Sophie 25th June 2023

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I cannot recommend this place enough! From the shepherds hut and all its perfect finishing touches to the location and surrounding things to do. we will definitely be returning!

Reviewed by Gary 18th June 2023

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The hut was fantastic. Lots of wee touches and extras to help add to the stay (the brownies were delicious).

Reviewed by Eleanor 11th June 2023

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We booked here for 3 nights for our first wedding anniversary and couldn't ask for a better setting. It was quiet, with beautiful views of Blencathra and could sit all day there! The weather was very hot and at night we used the hot tub which was lovely. Good facilities and nice and clean too, we will be back!

Reviewed by Gillian 3rd June 2023

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Reviewed by Helga 31st May 2023

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Shepherds hut was fabulous. Everything you could think of was provided from towels to washing up liquid. Hot tub was great, looking out over the view. Hut was very comfortable, great location. Excellent.

Reviewed by Kirsty 30th May 2023

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Loved it and would go back

Reviewed by Leah 13th May 2023

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This is my second time visiting this beautiful place, I absolutely love it! The home made brownies on arrival were delicious and I loved my daily cuddles from Titch! I will be coming back soon!

Reviewed by David 9th May 2023

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Small well equipped, very clean and stunning scenery as well as the night skies ( stars). Lovely welcome gifts of sweet treats.

Reviewed by Charissa 1st May 2023

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Reviewed by Hollie 14th April 2023

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We both really enjoyed our hut where we stayed; Skiddaw. We did come with a 9 month old cocker spaniel puppy, and would suggest if you do the same a bigger space might be better! The location is lovely, a beautiful area. We felt limited to where we could walk the dog in the property so we ventured further afield quite early in the day. The hut was Read morevery clean and well supplied; though you need to take your own cloths, washing up liquid, etc. Overall, we had a great weekend! Hide

Reviewed by Jennifer 7th April 2023

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Gorgeous place! View is amazing and the hot tub was perfect after a long day exploring! Couldnt fault it one bit and will definitely be back

Reviewed by Lily 1st April 2023

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A beautiful little hut in the most gorgeous location. Everything in the surrounding area was easily accessible, and I would highly recommend paying a visit to Alpacaly Ever After. The place itself was very clean and the attention to detail was incredibly thoughtful, the scones left out upon arrival were delicious! The hot tub was also very clean anRead mored lovely to relax in and take in the views. The facilities all worked great, overall a five star experience and would definitely come back! Hide

Reviewed by Jade 3rd March 2023

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This was a perfect stay. The views were absolutely amazing and it felt like we were in our own little world. The spacing between the next door pods/ shepards huts allowed for privacy. The hot tub was so clean we were so surprised to see the owners had cleaned it during the day when we were out. The shepards hut itself was spotless with an amazing cRead moreomfy bed and plenty of equipment for us to make lovely breakfasts in the morning. My partner was very happy with this stay as a birthday present! Hide

Reviewed by Kirsty 22nd February 2023

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Just a beautiful shepherd's hut just what was needed :) Cute little jack Russell made the stay even better. Lovely scone jam and cream and milk in fridge aswell as fresh towels and biscuits just wonderful.

Reviewed by Shenade 15th February 2023

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The hut was beautiful and in a perfect location with the most breath taking views. The cleanliness was 10/10 and the welcome basket was a lovely little surprise, the scones were delicious!

Reviewed by Louis 3rd February 2023

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I never normally do reviews, but I felt as though I had too for this place. Unreal place, views were beautiful. Welcomed with some amazing scones with fresh cream and homemade jam, beds are very comfy, the perfect place to go to relax, eat good food and some lovely walks. Theres a little village down the road with so many restaurants. Will definiteRead morely be going back! Ps sorry about the smashed glass x Hide

Reviewed by Jess 30th December 2022

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Lovely place to stay, quiet and very tidy and such a great location

Reviewed by Victoria 9th December 2022

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Stunning hut in the most beautiful area. Thanks so much. Would highly recommend.

Reviewed by Robert 25th November 2022

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Really cosy and relaxing. Couldnt have asked for better. PS. Sorry about breaking a wine glass, it got knocked off the table. Thankyou for a lovely weekend

Reviewed by James 16th November 2022

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Fantastic location . Warm as toast despite November weather . Every detail Thought about ! Cant fault our first experience in a shepherds hut ! Great fun and better than many hotel rooms !

Reviewed by Grace 10th November 2022

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Reviewed by Andrew 1st November 2022

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Reviewed by Sharon 17th October 2022

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Everything was beautiful The accommodation the scenery stunning

Reviewed by Nikki 25th August 2022

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The location, hut and surrounds were really a break away from it all. Hut was cosy and well equipped and the hot tub was an additional treat to enhance the relaxation. It was a real shame that the peace and beauty were spoiled by other guests barking dogs, especially through the night. Don't come if you want to sleep without being disturbed!

Reviewed by Lynne 15th August 2022

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Lovely welcome pack. Immaculately clean with beautiful scenery. Hot tub was great to relax in. Nice pub grub in nearby pub and dogs were welcome but probably need to book which we did fortunately. Definitely go back for stress free break

Reviewed by Leah 2nd August 2022

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Reviewed by Richard 22nd July 2022

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We LOVED our stay, thank you so much! We had great fun both at Skiddaw and in the area!!

Reviewed by Leah 17th July 2022

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Everything about our holiday was amazing from the fresh milk and Jam, to the hot tub and our cuddles with the owners dog Titch! It was so homely and clean, and had everything we could have needed and more. Will be going back again!

Reviewed by Lesley-Ann 10th July 2022

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Fantastic well equipped bijou Shepherds hut. It was immaculate inside and out, with some lovely little touches. Couldn't have asked for a nicer way to celebrate my partners 40th birthday in the tranquillity of this lovely farm surrounding. Loved our daily visits from Titch the resident Jack Russell and Rosie went above and beyond on making our stayRead more extra special. Thank you Hide

Reviewed by Alexander 5th July 2022

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Absolutely amazing .... lovely welcome basket

Reviewed by Chloe 4th July 2022

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The Skiddaw was a beautiful, spotless clean shepherds hut surrounded by outstanding views. Lovely selection of homemade treats on arrival which was a nice surprise! We wish we had stayed longer as it was an absolute delight. It was great that we were able to take our little dog with us too.

Reviewed by Jake 19th June 2022

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Reviewed by Mollie 17th June 2022

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Skiddaw was amazing, from the views to how comfortable the bed was everything was 10/10

Reviewed by Lewis 6th June 2022

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Absolutely stunning location, very peaceful the shepherds hut was immaculate it was perfect for my fianc me and our westie lily! Would definitely recommend the shepherds hut to anyone!

Reviewed by Katy 1st June 2022

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A lovely little romantic hut. Perfect for a couple of nights away. Little touches were nice when we arrived. Hot tub was lovely

Reviewed by Kelly 13th May 2022

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Really cute shepherd's hut, everything you need and more in there ... the homemade raspberry jam was a bonus the lambs in the field were so cute to wake up to and the little Jack Russel that wondered in was so friendly, my partner got quite attatched haha. The view as you opened the doors in the morning was fabulous Nice location only a short drivRead moree from Keswick. Hide

Reviewed by Paul 6th May 2022

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Great locations , views are superb , great place to chill and relax.

Reviewed by Jack 1st May 2022

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Reviewed by Isabella 29th April 2022

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Perfect accommodation for a short break. The location was absolutely breath taking and so peaceful. The kitchenette was more equipped than I realised! Only thing I would say is that walking to the local pub and amenities is not advisable as the lane is quite treacherous. We had the best weekend and would stay again.

Reviewed by Helen 13th March 2022

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Reviewed by Ben 4th March 2022

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Can't fault it set in spectacular scenery

Reviewed by Justin 1st March 2022

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Amazing place, beautiful location that's dead easy to find. The Sheppard's hut has everything you need and some great little touches. I would highly recommend and will be back in the summer.

Reviewed by Craig 25th February 2022

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Reviewed by Adam 24th February 2022

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Apart from there being no combi oven and grill in the accommodation as described, its lovely in an amazing location. The hot tub is awesome, the bed is really comfortable and everywhere was really clean! We really appreciated the complimentary scones, the shortbread and the milk. The owner was extremely helpful and got back to us really quickly witRead moreh any questions. Hide

Reviewed by Alex 21st February 2022

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Lovely place and beautiful views with wonderful hosts

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