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- Cosy shepherd's hut on a quiet hill with spectacular views
- A couple of minutes' drive from Doune, and 15 minutes from Stirling
- Sleeps two adults and two kids; with kitchen, bathroom and firepit
The Bankhead Shepherd's Huts team describe this Scottish and Stirlingshire site as ‘luxury meets the great outdoors’ – and how right they are: this is upscale glamping accommodation in a secluded and scenic location with lots to do close by.
The central Scotland setting is pretty special here, as Bankhead Shepherd's Huts is right beside Blair Drummond Safari Park, with plenty of walks and bike rides nearby. Views are towards the Gargunnock hills and the hut is in a wildlife haven: look out for hares and red squirrels, or the deer grazing out the field in front. Taking to the car, Bankhead is a short journey from Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
If you don’t want to stir even that far, that’s also sorted: a footpath immediately opposite the site leads to a swathe of 19th-century ornamental woodland; birdwatching at Quarry Loch is half a mile away, and more walks – and bike rides – are around the grounds or a short drive away.
The hut sleeps two adults and two children, in comfy beds (a kingsize double and a bunk above it), and comes with a comfortable living space, well-equipped kitchen and a bathroom with a WC and shower. There’s also a woodburning stove and outdoor table.
The nearest town is Doune, a mile and a half or a couple of minutes’ drive away. A farm shop is within walking distance and the large town of Stirling's supermarkets, petrol stations and cinema is 15 minutes' drive.
Open from 03/01/2021 to 11/23/2021
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.
Bookings must not be for more than 7 consecutive nights.
Twin axle vehicles are not permitted on site.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.
The site caters for families (immediate members) and couples only - bookings from all other forms of groups are not accepted.
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).
Commercial vehicles (vehicles used for work-related purposes, carrying goods or fare-paying passengers) and sign-written vehicles are not permitted on site.
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Hector's shepherd's hut (2 adults and 2 children)
Max. persons: 4 x
Dimensions: 8.0m width x 3.0m length (26.2ft width x 9.8ft length) Calculated area: 24.0m² (258.3ft²)
|Max. persons||4 x
8.0m width x 3.0m length
(26.2ft width x 9.8ft length)
Calculated area: 24.0m² (258.3ft²)
|Year of manufacture||2019|
(1 x shower, 1 x toilet)
Open space (1 x bunk bed, 1 x king sized bed)
|Duvets and pillows|
|Beds made up|
|You will be able to choose extras on the booking page.|
|End-of-stay cleaning service (compulsory)||£20/€22.51/A$36.58/US$26.65/CA$34.86/CHF24.32/SEK229.94/DKK167.56/NOK240.72/ISK3,620/ARS2,139.26/CLP20,622/PEN95.93/NZ$38.51/ZAR411.26/PLN100.62/R$144.98/CZK591.45/RSD2,645/HUF8,118.76/RUB2,026.66/CN¥175.49 per stay|
|Travel cot (1 max)||£5/€5.63/A$9.14/US$6.66/CA$8.72/CHF6.08/SEK57.48/DKK41.89/NOK60.18/ISK905/ARS534.81/CLP5,155/PEN23.98/NZ$9.63/ZAR102.81/PLN25.15/R$36.25/CZK147.86/RSD661/HUF2,029.69/RUB506.67/CN¥43.87 per night|
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We loved the location, views and layout of the hut! …
Excellent, clean, lovely Hosts
The hut was of high standard and everything was spotlessly …
Beautiful luxurious hut in a fab spot. Owners lovely.
Exceptional for location, interior of hut and amenities.
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Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by pitch/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
Dogs allowed all year
Gas cylinders available
No drinkable water point
No hot water
No running water
Tiny (1-10 pitches)
Horse riding nearby
Leisure/theme park nearby
Mountain biking nearby
- Coach stations
Dunblane: Police Station Coach Stop
— 4.4 miles
4.4 miles Bridge of Allan: Royal Hotel Coach Stop — 4.9 miles
4.9 miles Raploch (Stirling): Drip Road Coach Stop — 5.0 miles
- Train stations
Dunblane Rail Station
— 4.3 miles
4.3 miles Bridge of Allan Rail Station — 4.5 miles
4.5 miles Stirling Rail Station — 6.2 miles
- Ferry ports
— 19.3 miles
19.3 miles Rowardennan Pier — 22.1 miles
22.1 miles Luss Pier — 22.3 miles
Glasgow International Airport
— 25.2 miles
Have a look at the map and information pack provided in the hut for details on the plentiful walks and bike rides in the area and around the estate… set off for the nearby Gargunnock hills, for example, or follow the local kid-friendly bike or walking paths nearby.
Animal fans can spend some time at the Blair Drummond Safari Park: this popular place is home to lions, monkeys, giraffes, zebras, rhinos and elephants. A petting farm, viewing platforms, birds of prey display and regular talks are also at the park, as are play areas with boat safari, pedalos, rollercoaster, dodgems and an undercover sandpit.
Scottish castles and Scottish whisky are also easy to explore from here, at Doune Castle and Stirling Castle 10 and 15 minutes’ drive away, and Deanston Distillery on the way to Doune, five minutes from the site.
The Wallace Monument is 15 minutes' drive away.
- Stirling Castle (5.7 miles)
- National Wallace Monument (6.1 miles)
- Royal Burgh of Stirling Visitor Centre (6.2 miles)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||3 p.m. –||7 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
Bankhead Shepherd's Huts cancellation policy
No refunds within 4 weeks of arrival date.
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.
Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Bankhead Shepherd's Huts will debit the balance from your card 4 weeks before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 4 weeks then the balance will be taken immediately.
Hired accommodation: £100.00 (€111.19) 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. During COVID-19 you can transfer your deposit to a future stay booked within 3 months of your arrival date. Read more.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.
Payment methods accepted on the parkCash
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Bankhead Shepherd's Huts have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Bankhead Shepherd's Huts dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near Bankhead Shepherd's Huts? Have a look at the map and information pack provided in the hut for details on the plentiful walks and bike rides in the area and around the estate… set off for … Read more
When can I check in and check out of Bankhead Shepherd's Huts?
On-site accommodation Arrive: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Bankhead Shepherd's Huts? From €154.17 (for 1 night, 4 people) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability