Apple The Shepherd’s Hut At Stockbridge

Stockbridge , Sherborne, Dorset, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:00

Outside Description

The hut has its own picnic bench and firepit and views of the countryside. Parking space for one car.

Downstairs Description

Open-plan layout with a wood burning stove and television. Kitchen Fully equipped kitchenette with two-ring hob, microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge. Pull out dining table and folding dining chairs provided. Bedroom area Comfortable double bed with storage underneath. Shower room With electric shower, wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Dogs Welcome: One small well behaved dog welcome (small additional charge).
Wedding Pads: Located in the grounds of the marvellous wedding venue Stockbridge Farm Barn
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Tourist Attractions:
  • The Abbey In Sherborne: Which was founded by St. Aldhelm in AD 705, the Abbey has developed from Saxon cathedral to the worshipping heart of a monastic community, and finally, to one of the most beautiful of England’s parish churches. For many it is still the ‘cathedral of Dorset’. Visit website
  • The Almhouse: located in the Abbey Close the Almshouse is a rare example of a medieval hospital and has provided shelter and care for the people of Sherborne for over 500 years. It is dedicated to St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist and was built between 1440 and 1445 and extended and restored in 1864. Visit website
  • Shaftesbury Abbey Museum And Garden : Which is set on the site of the foremost Benedictine nunnery in Saxon England founded by King Alfred in 888AD. This Abbey was to act as the catalyst for the prosperity of the town and surrounding area for over 650 years. The excavated foundations of this once important and influential Abbey lie in a peaceful walled garden Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • The Goat At Romsey: Serving as a gastropub with a wide variety of food and drinks - something for all to enjoy! Visit website
  • Wheatsheaf Inn: A welcoming place for a quick drink or for anyone who wishes to stay longer, relax and unwind. There is a good range of beers, wines, spirits and hot beverages. In the cold winter months, a log fire in our snug area creates a warm cosy atmosphere Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Co-op: In Sherborne Visit website
  • Waistrose: In Sherborne which is 9 miles away, so why not pre order your grocery delivery for your arrival at the Cottage. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • Sherborne Golf Club: The course is laid out over undulating terrain and has a wealth and variety of mature trees. For those who wish to hone their game, there is an extensive Golf Academy with chipping, pitching and bunker practice greens and a driving range. Visit website
  • Wood Stock Trout Fishery : Is a small idilic lake built in the summer of 2006.Unique to the fishery is a built in fish farm which use an a axial flow, high volume pump to aerate and circulate water from the west end of the lake through a series of fish holding raceways and ponds down to the east end where the water returns to the lake via a set of reed beds. Visit website
  • Gorcombe: Who offer a wide range of activities from Quad Biking, Clay Shooting, Paint Balling and Archery, open 7 days a week with fully trained staff. Visit website