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- Cosy adults-only shepherd's hut 15 minutes' walk from Manorbier
- A 10-minute drive from Tenby and 20 from Barafundle Bay
- Sea views from the private deck; direct access to the coast path
If this is what real-life shepherding is like, then it’d be a miracle if you got to the end of your hols without jacking it all in and signing up for a crash course in sheep keeping.
The Sleeping Shepherd lifestyle (admittedly unlikely to be one that bears much resemblance to full-time animal husbandry…) is a fine one indeed, mainly involving roaming around a particularly pretty part of Pembrokeshire, chilling out on your private deck sipping wine with a sea view, and cosying up in a comfy handcrafted hut for peaceful slumbers.
This peaceful little glamping site is 15 minutes’ stroll from the coastal village of Manorbier, where there’s a small supermarket, a pub and a tearoom. Folk travelling without a car can get here easily from the station 20 minutes’ amble away, and then continue local explorations by bus or with wanders on the Pembrokeshire Coast Path, which can be accessed on a direct footpath from the site.
Walks on the coast path are highly recommended of course, as are outings to some of the area’s stunning beaches (Barafundle Bay, a frequent entrant on ‘world’s best beach’ lists, is 20 minutes away by car). But perhaps even more highly recommended are lengthy periods of hanging out on your deck, gazing out at the spectacular views over Manorbier Bay towards St Govan’s Head.
A kettle, toaster and hob are in your hut so you can create some breakfast to go with the view, as is a fridge to keep the wine chilled (and the bangers, if you’re planning a barbie…).
Open from 04/07/2022 to 10/16/2022
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).
A charge of £0.20 ($0.41) applies for the use of the shower.
Bookings must not be for more than 10 consecutive nights.
Guests under the age of 18 are not allowed on site.
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Bay View shepherd's hut
Max. persons: 2 x
Dimensions: 2.4m width x 5.0m length (7.9ft width x 16.4ft length) Calculated area: 12.0m² (129.2ft²)
|Max. persons||2 x
2.4m width x 5.0m length
(7.9ft width x 16.4ft length)
Calculated area: 12.0m² (129.2ft²)
|Year of manufacture||2018|
(1 x double bed)
|No toilets in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|No showers in the unit: shared facilities available.|
|Doona and pillows|
|Beds made up|
|Car parking by site/unit|
|Gas and electricity included|
|Kitchen corner or kitchenette|
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Wow what a place
Beautiful site, quiet and private. Clean facilities. Friendly welcome.
Lovely peaceful location with views over the bay. The bed …
Lovely well equipped hut , stunning views ,lovely to wake …
Highly recommend, can’t find a fault with this beautiful hut and area
Fabulous Hut with everything you need for a relaxing break. …
Excellent site. Perfect location. Welcoming hosts
Really liked the log cabin, had everything that you could …
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
Dogs allowed all year
Electric car charging point(s)
Gas cylinders available
Convenience store nearby
Dog walk nearby
Public transport nearby
Tiny (1-10 sites)
Surf school nearby
- Coach stations
Upper Park Road 1
— 6.3 kilometres
6.3 kilometres Somerfield — 9.4 kilometres
9.4 kilometres Castle — 9.5 kilometres
- Train stations
Manorbier Rail Station
— 1.0 kilometres
1.0 kilometres Penally Rail Station — 4.6 kilometres
4.6 kilometres Tenby Rail Station — 6.1 kilometres
- Ferry ports
Caldey Island Ferry Landing
— 6.6 kilometres
6.6 kilometres Tenby Ferry Landing — 6.7 kilometres
6.7 kilometres Pembroke Dock Ferry Terminal — 12.5 kilometres
— 50.1 kilometres
The shepherd's hut is based at Middle Hill Farm caravan site.
No one would judge you at all if you spent your entire break on Pembrokeshire’s gorgeous beaches – there are plenty of them to pick from. Start at your local, Manorbier beach (25 minutes’ walk), or stroll to Skrinkle Haven (half an hour) before continuing along the coast path to Church Doors Cove and the sea caves at Lydstep.
Jaunts further afield might take you to the resorts of Tenby (10 minutes) and Saundersfoot (15 minutes) for boat trips and some well-reviewed restaurants, or west to gorgeous Barafundle (20 minutes), Bosherston (25 minutes) for a walk past the lily ponds to the beach, or Freshwater West (25 minutes) for surfing and cracking lobster rolls from famed Café Môr.
If there’s another thing that Pembrokeshire’s famed for, it’s castles… there’s one in Manorbier, and a couple of other fine examples in Carew Castle and Pembroke Castle (both 15 minutes). And although you’ve not brought kids along, who’s to say you can’t have a day out at Oakwood Theme Park (25 minutes) or cooing over the creatures at Manor Wildlife Park (10 minutes)?
- Pembroke Castle (9.4 kilometres)
- Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (11.8 kilometres)
- Pembrey Country Park (33.2 kilometres)
- Tudor Merchant's House (6.5 kilometres)
- Stackpole Estate (10.2 kilometres)
Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.
Permitted arrival/departure time
|Arrive:||4 p.m. –||10 p.m.|
|Depart by:||10 a.m.|
The Sleeping Shepherd cancellation policy
No refunds within 5 days of arrival date.
Changes cannot be made once you have booked.
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. The Sleeping Shepherd 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.Deposit transferable during COVID-19. Cancellations due to COVID-19 for bookings made before 1 March 2022, can transfer deposits 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 The Sleeping Shepherd have a swimming pool? No View all features
- Is The Sleeping Shepherd dog friendly? Yes View all features
- What attractions are near The Sleeping Shepherd? No one would judge you at all if you spent your entire break on Pembrokeshire’s gorgeous beaches – there are plenty of them to pick from. Start at your local, Manorbier beach … Read more
- When can I check in and check out of The Sleeping Shepherd?
On-site accommodation Arrive: 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Depart by: 10 a.m.
- How much does it cost to stay at The Sleeping Shepherd? From $174.74 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability