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- Single shepherd's hut on a small working farm on the edge of Exmoor
- A short drive to Exmoor Zoo, Wistlandpound Reservoir and the coast
- Join the Tarka Trail cycling route from the bottom of the farm
Right on the edge of Exmoor, peace, quiet, and fab views up to the moor and down towards the sea await at Benton View Shepherd Huts.
Benton View is a 14-acre farm site set just outside the Exmoor National Park and Dunkery and Horner Woods National Nature Reserve in Devon, with one cosy shepherd's hut in its own area among a grassy orchard field. Sheep and chickens wander the site – the tiddlies are welcome to say hi or go and meet some of the menagerie, which includes two miniature ponies along with sheep and chickens.
The handcrafted shepherd's hut sits in its own garden area, separated from the rest of the orchard field (and the wanderings of any friendly farm animals) by a little picket fence, with a barbecue area and a picnic bench. It's fully insulated and has a kitchenette with a gas burner and a sink, a table and chairs for two, a cosy double bed with fresh linen provided, and a log burner.
The hut also has a separate kitchen with a fridge, a freezer and a microwave; a proper flushing toilet and a hot shower are in the separate bathroom block.
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Max. persons: 2 x
Dimensions: 2.1m width x 4.9m length (7.0ft width x 16.0ft length) Calculated area: 10.4m² (112.0ft²)
|Max. persons||2 x
2.1m width x 4.9m length
(7.0ft width x 16.0ft length)
Calculated area: 10.4m² (112.0ft²)
|Year of manufacture||2016|
(1 x double bed)
|No toilets in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|No showers in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|Please bring your own towels.|
|Doona and pillows|
|Beds made up|
|Car parking by site/unit|
|Gas and electricity included|
|Wifi at the unit/site|
|Shower room with WC|
|No dogs allowed|
|You will be able to choose extras on the booking page.|
|Cool box hire Free (1 max)||£0/€0/A$0/US$0/CA$0/CHF0/SEK0/DKK0/NOK0/ISK0/ARS0/CLP0/PEN0/$0/ZAR0/PLN0/R$0/CZK0/RSD0/HUF0/RUB0/CN¥0 per night|
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Magical little site, on farm. Really fun and well set up
Beautiful little shepherds hut run by a lovely couple who …
The couple Mandy and Andy and the hut Was cute
Being on a working farm, amongst the animals is great.
What an absolutely incredible stay - a very special, and …
What a wonderful place to visit and create memories.
Lovely, clean place, lush people and overall beautiful getaway .
From the manager...
Thanks so much for staying with us glad you had a nice time and enjoyed your stay with us hope to see you again Mandy and Andy 😊
Check-in: contactless (in person)
Dedicated shower facility per glamping unit
Dedicated toilet facility per glamping unit
Disinfectant sprays and wipes provided
Hand sanitising stations
Leisure on site
Bar or club house
Indoor swimming pool
Outdoor swimming pool
Amenities on site
Car parking by site/unit
Ice pack freezing
Parent & baby washroom
Pick-up from public transport
Single-sex groups welcome
Student groups welcome
Commercial vehicles allowed
No dogs allowed
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Cycle hire nearby
Horse riding nearby
Mountain biking nearby
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
— 10.2 kilometres
10.2 kilometres The Square — 11.8 kilometres
11.8 kilometres The Square — 11.9 kilometres
- Train stations
Barnstaple Rail Station
— 10.8 kilometres
10.8 kilometres Chapelton (Devon) Rail Station — 12.7 kilometres
12.7 kilometres Umberleigh Rail Station — 13.3 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Ilfracombe Ferry Landing
— 17.5 kilometres
17.5 kilometres Instow Ferry Landing — 19.5 kilometres
19.5 kilometres Appledore Ferry Landing — 20.0 kilometres
Cardiff International Airport
— 51.7 kilometres
For pedalling adventures, the Tarka Trail cycling route runs right alongside the site. Part of the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route, it's one of the longest traffic-free walking and cycling paths in the country, going past river valleys, bays, moorland and coastal cliffs.
Exmoor Zoo is also an easy four miles from base and well worth spending a day at to see the likes of armadillos, alpacas and the Exmoor Beast; the Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is also a short drive away towards the coast. Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton are all within 20 miles for days out by the sea.
Wistlandpound Reservoir, six miles away, is a popular spot for family days filled with nature trails, birdwatching and wildlife spotting. Set among the tors and moors of Devon and Exmoor and bordered by a conifer plantation, Wistlandpound is encircled by two wheelchair-accessible paths dotted with interpretation boards and activity stations, and a pergola goes right up to the water’s edge for views across the reservoir.
Take skater kids over to Barnstaple’s Rock Park for skateboard or play area action while you wander around the town's ancient Pannier Market and Butchers Row picking up local foodie supplies, handmade Devonshire crafts, art and antiques (handy souvenir fodder). If you feel like sticking around for an evening, check out what's on at Queen’s Theatre or tour the local pubs to sample local ales and maybe catch a bit of local live music while you're at it.
- RHS Garden Rosemoor (24.0 kilometres)
- Castle Drogo (46.7 kilometres)
- The National Trust Killerton House & Gardens (48.0 kilometres)
- Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum (6.0 kilometres)
- Heddon Valley (11.8 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||4 p.m. –||9 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
Benton View Shepherd's Hut 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.
A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Benton View Shepherd's Hut 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.
You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking, or at any point before the due date.
Payment methods accepted on the parkBank transfer
Terms and conditionsSite booking terms and conditions
- Does Benton View Shepherd's Hut have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is Benton View Shepherd's Hut dog friendly? No View all features
- What attractions are near Benton View Shepherd's Hut? For pedalling adventures, the Tarka Trail cycling route runs right alongside the site. Part of the Devon Coast to Coast Cycle Route, it's one of the longest traffic-free walking and cycling paths … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of Benton View Shepherd's Hut?
On-site accommodation Arrive: 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at Benton View Shepherd's Hut? From $194.06 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability