Shepherd's huts near Barafundle Bay with horseback riding

The remote, sandy, crescent beach at Barafundle Bay is not the largest beach in Pembrokeshire (it's not even close!) but, over the years, it has fast become the most well known.

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12 top shepherd's huts sites near Barafundle Bay with horseback riding

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Dulais Valley Meadow

1 unit · Glamping14 acres · Carmarthenshire, South Wales
'Highland Hut' is a traditional sized Shepherds Hut which was lovingly built in 2021 by a Lincolnshire Huts to the highest standard. Appropriately named after of our own fold of Highland Cattle, the hut is set in its own wild flower meadow completely private and with a beautiful view over the Dulais Valley. It is an ideal hideaway for couples with its cosy insulated interior, double size bed with luxury wood fired hot tub and private fire pit with a supply of logs and even a few outdoor duvets for those late nights outside under the stars. A converted vintage horse trailer acts as the washroom with a walk in shower, compost toilet and washbasin. For families who wish to bring their own tent and pitch up in the meadow alongside the hut as additional accommodation there is an additional charge.
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£119
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Nefoedd Shepherd's Hut

1 unit · Glamping1 acre · Reynoldston, Wales
A shepherd’s hut with countryside views and a hot tub on the beach-fringed Gower Peninsula
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£135
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Tan-y-Capel Hideaway

2 units · Glamping3 acres · Gwynedd, North Wales
Luxury, en-suite glamping with a hot tub on the Llŷn Peninsula with stunning views
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£150
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Tunnel Glamping

1 unit · Glamping15 acres · Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, South Wales
Blaennantygroes Farm is fifteen acres of peaceful uplands which includes a four acres broadlleaf wood and a field which is part of a large Site of Special Scientific Interest. Our elevated position gives a spectacular view across the valley, and behind is forestry and open countryside leading to the top station of Bike Park Wales. We are 100 metres from the mouth of the closed Merthyr Tunnel, hence we are known locally as 'Tunnel Farm'. The line of the disused track now proves a level walk through woodland which starts at the bottom of our drive and continues past the Rhoswenallt Inn, 1 mile, and on to Llwydcoed, a further 2 miles.
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£70
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The Three Spaniels' Shepherd Hut

1 unit · Glamping26 acres · Ceredigion, Mid Wales
A dog-friendly shepherd’s hut with a hot tub, set on a 26-acre Welsh farm 20 miles from Cardigan Bay
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Strawfields Cabins and Camping

8 units · Glamping, Tents4 acres · Titching Park Lane, England
Camping and rustic glamping with campfires on an idyllic smallholding close to North Devon’s best-loved beaches
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Diddylake Shepherd Huts

1 unit · Glamping15 acres · Bodmin Moor, England
Two handcrafted shepherd huts in a very private, tranquil location on Bodmin Moor. The huts are off grid and have a low environmental impact. We're 3.5 miles away from the picturesque village of St Neot and 8 miles away from the historic market town of Liskeard. The North and South coasts are easily accessible offering some of the best surfing, swimming and cliff walks. The huts are cosy and homely with logburner and comfortable bed! The spring fed hot/cold shower is next to a compost loo. It’s not often you get to live in the heart of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty or a Dark Sky Reserve, but Diddylake is in the middle of all three. The two huts set by Diddylake house (the ruin) on the rolling moors feel a world away from just about anything. One hut is your bedroom, with wood-burning stove and thick blankets keeping it cosy in any weather, and the other is your kitchen with hobs and a dining table and the BBQ and fire pit just outside. The shower and compost loo are in their own wooden hut down by the old house. The whole site has been done out by Jackson with recycled finds and local timber, giving the spaces a soft woody smell and a homely feel. There might be a chilly stroll to the loo or a dash between the huts here and there, but it all gives you a sense of living in a different age and in real wilderness. Jacksons home is a few hundred metres away, and doesn’t intrude on you at all, but it’s still close enough that you can wander up for assistance or to visit the livestock. The rest of your time you have the whole of Bodmin Moor on your doorstep and the coast within easy reach. Split your days between rambling in the hills, trips to surfing beaches or the marked hiking trails round nearby Colliford Lake. Even lounging at the huts you’ll not want for wildlife encounters. There's lots of wildlife to observe, birds include buzzards, duck, swallows, skylarks and cuckoos just to mention a few. Listen carefully and you could hear a red kite. Deer and fox are frequent visitors and keep an eye open for butterflies, dragonflies, newts and frogs. Keep your camera to hand! At night, the seclusion is brought home by spectacular starry skies.
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Wild Wellingtons Glamping

3 units · Glamping4 acres · Llandysul, Wales
Eco-friendly glamping 10 minutes from the beaches of Cardigan Bay, with great facilities for parents and acres of wild space for kids
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£110
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The Shepherdess Hut

1 unit · Glamping15 acres · Ilfracombe, Devon, South West England
Set in a hilltop near Ilfracombe in North Devon, Fullabrook Farm Retreat is home to The Shepherdess shepherd’s hut. Based on a family-run working farm, this romantic hut is ideal for a couples’ holiday amid spectacular woodland views – plus the chance to have the place to yourselves – apart from the grazing sheep in nearby fields of course. Built from scratch by the site owners, the hut is decked out with a kingsize bed, dining and living space, plus an en-suite bathroom with a powerful, hot shower. Thoughtful extras here include robes and toiletries, plus a TV for chilling. There’s a gas oven and hob in the modern kitchenette, alongside a fridge with freezer and a stylish Belfast sink. There’s no danger of you feeling the cold on chillier evenings, as the hut has its own central heating. For those sunny evenings, the private patio has a barbecue, tables and a firepit, so you can dine outside and cosy up around the fire as the night sets in – look out for some spectacular sunsets and starry displays on clear evenings. If you can manage to drag yourselves from this lovely little spot, the local village is West Down (five minutes’ drive), which has a community-run shop for stocking up on barbecue essentials, as well as a foodie pub if you fancy a change of scenery.
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£115
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Under the Milky Way

4 units · Glamping5 acres · Combe Martin, Devon, South West England
A charming glamping getaway on the North Devon Heritage Coast near some of the finest beaches in the south-west.
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£127
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Shepherds Retreat Wales

3 units · Glamping1 acre · Talgarth, Wales
Situated on a traditional working farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park, we offer three beautiful and cosy Shepherds huts. Each hut has a double bed, storage, table and chairs. There is a separate shared well-equipped kitchen with dining table, cooker and large fridge freezer. The shower and toilet room is situated to the rear of the kitchen room. Outside chairs and tables are provided along with towels and bedding. Lighting is off grid, battery powered lights are provided in the huts and shared spaces. Each hut has a wood burner and the farm sells additional firewood along with apple juice and fresh eggs, from their honesty box. The huts have amazing views of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains, a perfect rural retreat to get away from it all.
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Brackenwood Glamping

1 unit · Glamping7 acres · Devon, South West England
The Hedgehog Hideaway at Brackenwood is a unique, lakeside glamping hut, providing a luxurious idyllic escape within an active 7.5 acre re-wilding project in rural Devon, close to the Cornish coast. With a focus on sustainability and comfort, the hut features a full size double bed and sofa, a woodturning stove, decked area, fire pit, BBQ, and rattan outdoor seating. The lighting is solar and there is a choice of TWO private bathrooms with composting toilets - 1 off grid, right beside the hut itself and the other mains connected, just a short stroll away. Natural, local materials have been provided and used where possible, natural firelighters, natural luxury toiletries, and the welcome hamper contains a range of locally-sourced produce. With lakeside views even from the bed, relaxing is easy here. Wildflower meadows lead down to the lake whilst easy to follow mown paths and plenty of benches giving the opportunity to explore and just chill. The surrounding countryside is home to deer, otter, stoat, swallows, barn owls and more local wildlife. A hot breakfast (delivered to the hedgehog hideaway) looking over the lake is available for an extra cost. Fresh eggs are available from the smallholding daily, where pygmy goats, hens and ducks can be found.There is plenty of car parking - but we do not permit vehicles on the land, so guests are provided with barrows or carts to transport luggage. All wood is provided free of charge
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Backed by dunes and pine trees and only accessible via a half mile walk from the nearest car park, its detachment from the busy outside world is all an important part of the appeal and, for those who make the journey, it's a truly beautiful spot. The bay is managed by the National Trust and part of the Stackpole Estate and has won a number of public votes as the best beach in Britain and even the best beach in the World. In the coastal countryside around there are a number of excellent campsites, the best of which have made our prized Hipcamp shortlist.

Shepherd's huts near Barafundle Bay with horseback riding guide

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The remote beach at Barafundle Bay is not the largest in Pembrokeshire but it is one of the most well known. Backed by dunes and pine trees and only accessible via a half-mile walk, its detachment from the outside world is part of the appeal. There's a number of excellent campsites nearby, the best of which have made our shortlist.

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