The Shepherd's Hut At Walcot Hall

Lydbury North, Shropshire, Countryside

Check-in Time: 16:00
Check-out Time: 10:30

Downstairs Description

The Hut is an original Roadman’s Wagon with 1 cosy kingsize bed and 2 single bunks above which can fold out when required. There is a wood-burning stove for warmth and a twin ring gas hob for cooking. There is a lovely outside seating area near a campfire for those lazy summer evenings.

Bed linen is included at no extra cost, however you will need to bring your own towels.

A short walk away there is the shared facilities hut.

Other Notes

Please note our glamping accommodation is only suitable for the more agile and adventurous. Sturdy footwear and a torch are essential!

(Please note that the Shepherd’s Hut is not available from 1 November to 1 April inc)

The gardens at Walcot Hall in Shropshire cover over 30 acres, including one of the finest Arboretums in Britain with a rich profusion of tree, shrub and herbaceous plantings. Different trees are ever being added and amongst the notable specimens is a huge Douglas Fir, planted by Lord Powis in 1842 and once one of the largest trees of its kind in Britain.

Dogs Welcome
Child Friendly
Wi-Fi/Broadband
Open Fire/Multi Fuel Burner
Tourist Attractions:
  • Clun Castle: Clun Castle is dominated today by the great tower, built into the side of the motte. A section of the curtain wall with two flanking, half-round towers also survives, as do the earthworks of the medieval garden, visible in the valley just across the river. Visit website
  • Ludlow Castle: Walk through the Castle grounds and see the ancient houses of kings, queens, princes, judges and the nobility - a glimpse into the lifestyle of medieval society. Visit website
  • Historic Farm At Acton Scott: Tucked away in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is the ancient Acton Scott estate. Visitors and holiday makers are encouraged to come and experience its timeless appeal and village character and in so doing help preserve it for future generations. Visit website
  • Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre: At Craven Arms where you can also meet the Shropshire Mammoth. Or indulge your senses at Burford House Gardens with its national collection of clematis. Visit website
Eating and Drinking:
  • Clive Restaurant In Ludlow: Renowned for superb modern British cuisine and awarded two AA rosettes with entries in the Good Food Guide and the Michelin Guide. Emphasis is on the use of fresh locally sourced products. Visit website
  • Feathers Hotel In Ludlow: Award winning restaurant, bar meals, real ales, extensive range of hot drinks, log fires, courtyard Visit website
  • Fishmore Hall In Ludlow: Award winning Fishmore Hall is aiming to take its reputation for quality and service to ever greater height with the appointmnet of new Head Chef Andrew Birch, who is giving its much - admired menu some wonderful new twists. Visit website
Food Stores:
  • Harry Tuffins: In Craven Arms Visit website
  • Tesco: But if you wish to pre order your grocery orders for delivery for the cottage why not order from Tesco online delivery. Visit website
Sporting Attractions and Activities:
  • National Cycle Network : Discover hundreds of miles of National Cycle Network routes along quiet lanes, explore traffic-free trails along old railways and waterways, follow the cycle rides from historic towns and get muddy on mountain bike tracks in woods and forests. Visit website
  • North Farm Riding Establishment: On Whitcliffe overlooks the historic market town of Ludlow, and is adjacent to Mortimer Forest. Both ponies and horses are available to suit the individual rider. Visit website