Shepherd's hut

UK England North East England North Yorkshire Staithes Serenity Camping

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 0 children)
  • Electricity
  • Beds Provided
  • Pet Friendly

  • Bed Linen Not Included

The Owner Says

Suitable for couples or singles, our lovely traditional Shepherds Hut provides a 6x3 metre fully insulated living space, making it an attractive choice at any time of the year. Space for only one well behaved pooch.
Inside the thoughtfully designed main area is a fixed double bed, tv/dvd, seating/dining area, kettle for teas & coffee's, loads of storage and a full inventory for outdoor dining (a gas BBQ is provided). It is connected to the mains electric supply, with plenty of sockets and lights. The shepherd's hut comes with its own parking space as well as an enchanting outdoor dining/living surrounded by a boundary of weaved willow.
Accommodates 2 adults only.
Low Season (1 March to 30 June 2018 : 31 August to 15 September 2018) £60 per night
High Season (1 July to 30 August 2018) £70 per night
Minimum 2 night stay. Minimum 3 night stay on bank holidays
A cleaning deposit may be requested for BBQ use and/or stays with a dog

Features & Facilities

Main facilities block with toilets, showers, a separate family and disabled washroom and an additional self-contained wet room. Hair dryer available on request. Camper's kitchen, including kettle, microwave, 3 washing-up sinks and fridge freezer, plus laundry facilities. BBQs welcome, provided they're off the ground. Information cabin with WiFi, phone-charging, magazines, maps, leaflets and books.


There are a number of beautiful walks that can be accessed directly from site – choose from the cliff-top routes or venture into the neighbouring oak woodland. Runswick Bay, a beautiful beach, is 1 mile from the campsite. The beach is dog friendly and has a good café selling ice cream, as well as buckets, spades and all the usual beach gear. Or head to the picturesque village of Staithes, with a number of cafes and restaurants, as well as a small heritage museum (01947 841454) and a vintage shop and gallery (01947 841096). A little further afield is Grosmont where you'll find the North Yorkshire Moors Steam Railway (01751 472508). Ride to Pickering stopping at the old stations along the way – you may recognise Goathland as Hogsmeade station from the Harry Potter films. Whitby, too, is a short drive away and makes for a perfect day trip. Be sure to climb the 199 steps to visit famous Whitby Abbey (01947 603568).

Food & Drink

R Lyth & Son (01947 840288), the local butcher, can supply you with BBQ packs, pies and breakfast rolls and the Post Office (01947 840242) sells all the basics like bread and milk, both are just a hundred yards from the site entrance. The Runcible Spoon (01947 840700) is a great bistro right next to the campsite, serving coffee, cake and lunch by day and evening meals over the weekend, sometimes accompanied by live music. For a dog-friendly choice, try The Badger Hounds (01947 841774) for hearty evening meals and a fine selection of beer and wine – we recommend that you make a booking as it does get quite busy. The Cod and Lobster (01947 840330) is the place to go for seafood, overlooking the bay in Staithes.
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Rated ★★★★★ over 1 reviews


Such a lovely place

I stayed in the small bell tent and it was so lovely, very clean and cozy,the facilities were spotless and it was such a quiet and peaceful place to stay and the staff were lovely. I would highly recommend it and will 100% be going back again.
Aug 2, 2019 by Lucy


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Getting There

The campsite is situated on the A174 between Whitby and Saltburn, in the village of Hinderwell. You will find the campsite just opposite the Badger Hounds pub. There is a regular daytime bus service from Whitby or Saltburn, stopping right outside the campsite.