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Hamstead Huts: Shepherd's hut

General

  • Glampsite set in 10 acres of pastureland near Newbury in Berkshire
  • A 15-minute drive to Hungerford, Greenham Common and Highclere Castle
  • Shepherd’s hut heated by woodburner; exclusive use of shower hut

Sitting pretty on a 10-acre Berkshire field near Newbury, Hamstead Huts offers up cosy, shepherd’s hut accommodation, all beautifully kitted out with stylish furnishings and a woodburner to keep everyone nice and warm on cooler days. It’s a lovely spot for a couples’ bolthole or for families sleeping up to four.

Nearby, guests have sole use of separate shower and compostable toilet huts. Other amenities include a firepit with tripod grill and outdoor seating.

Located in the historic village of Hamstead Marshall, the shepherd’s hut is walking distance from the Kennet and Avon Canal and that all-important village pub.

Please note

No charcoal barbecues allowed.

No gas barbecues allowed.

No electric barbecues allowed.

If making a fire, the fuel, logs and coal have to be purchased on site.

At least one of the party members must be aged 21 or over.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

There is no reception on-site: on arrival please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

No naked flames are allowed inside the hired accommodation units.

Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.

This is a quiet site: no music is allowed.

No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Please note the shower and toilet are in separate huts 200m from the shepherd's hut and are for your exclusive use.

A bag of firewood is included in the price.

Dogs are welcome but are not allowed on the beds.


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Features

Coronavirus

Check-in: self check-in (unattended)

Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit

Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit

Deep cleaning of accommodation units between guests

Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

TV room

Take away

Tennis

Watersports

Amenities on site

Bath available

Car parking by pitch/unit

Composting toilet

Disabled facilities

Dog park

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Portaloo

Pub toilets

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Rules

Barbecue provided

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Camping 2.0

Shepherd's huts

Themes

Wild camping

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Electric car charging point(s)

Gas cylinders available

No drinkable water point

No hot water

No running water

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Dog walk nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Type

Tiny (1-10 pitches)

Nearby leisure

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Location

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  • Quarry Field, Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berkshire, England, RG20 0HP
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 51.3921°N 1.4064°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Bus Station — 3.6 miles
Charnham Lane — 5.0 miles
Charnham Lane — 5.0 miles
Train stations
Kintbury Rail Station — 1.9 miles
Newbury Rail Station — 3.6 miles
Newbury Racecourse Rail Station — 4.3 miles
Ferry ports
Southampton Vehicle Ferry Terminal — 34.3 miles
Airports
Southampton Airport — 30.6 miles

Directions


Please note that the postcode will take you to a farm building – this is not connected to Hamstead Huts. To reach your accommodation, continue for about 200 metres along the road as it bends to the right – the gate to the site is on the right.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

Local attractions and activities:

- Kennet and Avon Canal: 15 minutes’ walk

- Hungerford (antique shops): 15 minutes’ drive

- Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey): 15 minutes

- Golf: 15 minutes

- Greenham Common Control Tower and Café: 15 minutes

- Newbury Racecourse: 20 minutes

- The Nature Discovery Centre: 20 minutes

- Bucklebury Farm and Deer Safari Park: 25 minutes

- Marlborough (shops and galleries): half an hour

- Crofton Beam Engines: half an hour.

Must see

  • Highclere Castle and Gardens (4.9 miles)
  • Uffington Castle, White Horse and Dragon Hill (14.7 miles)
  • Didcot Railway Centre (16.7 miles)

National Trust

  • Sandham Memorial Chapel (4.5 miles)
  • Ashdown House (12.7 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
Depart by:  10 a.m.

Hamstead Huts cancellation policy

No refunds within 1 week of arrival date.

Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Hamstead Huts will debit the balance from your card 1 week before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 1 week then the balance will be taken immediately.

Hired accommodation: £200.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Payment methods accepted on the park

Bank transfer
MasterCard
Visa

Terms and conditions

Site booking terms and conditions

  • Does Hamstead Huts have a swimming pool? No View all features
  • Is Hamstead Huts dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Hamstead Huts? Local attractions and activities: - Kennet and Avon Canal: 15 minutes’ walk - Hungerford (antique shops): 15 minutes’ drive - Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey): 15 minutes - Golf: 15 minutes - Greenham … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Hamstead Huts?
    On-site accommodation
    Arrive:  3 p.m. –  8 p.m.
    Depart by:  10 a.m.
    Read more
  • How much does it cost to stay at Hamstead Huts? From £175 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
At least one of the party members must be aged 21 or over.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.
The site will send you further check-in information 2 day(s) before your arrival.

Changes to your holiday
Bookings cannot be amended within 14 day(s) of arrival.

Dogs
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act (i.e. Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa, Dogo Argentino, and Fila Brasileiro).

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The site is not liable for any refund in the event of force majeure.
This is a quiet site: no music is allowed.

Hired accommodation
Hired accommodation: £200.00 damage/cleanliness/bracelet deposit is required on arrival and will be refunded on departure after inspection of your unit should no damage/losses be found.
No naked flames are allowed inside the hired accommodation units.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Reception
There is no reception on-site: on arrival please contact the number provided on your booking confirmation.

Safety
Firearms are not permitted.
Guests are advised to bring a good quality torch with them as parts of the site are unlit.
If making a fire, the fuel, logs and coal have to be purchased on site.
No charcoal barbecues allowed.
No electric barbecues allowed.
No gas barbecues allowed.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

Additional terms

Please note the shower and toilet are in separate huts 200m from the shepherd's hut and are for your exclusive use.

A bag of firewood is included in the price.

Dogs are welcome but are not allowed on the beds.

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