The Shepherd Hut
- Sleeps 3 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
- Cooking facilities
- Beds Provided
- Bed Linen Provided
- Private garden area with gated access to a stream and it's own firepit
- Completely off grid with solar lights, running water and a gas hob
- Wood burning stove to keep you warm on chilly nights
- Hot tub
The Owner Says
Features & Facilities
Campfires allowed (Make your own fire pit), clean washrooms with 2 toilets and 2 showers all with central heating, fridge-freezer, mobile-charging point and fresh eggs available from the farm’s hens. Kids are welcome to help feed the pigs, lambs, hens and horses and collect eggs straight from the hens next boxes. Farm produce available during high season. There is also a glamping option, a yurt (sleeps up to 5), and two shepherd huts (Shepherd hut sleeps up to 3 and Drovers hut up to 5. Drovers hut has a private hot tub. All the camping and glamping is off grid, but there is a very clean well equipped, spacious toilet and shower block with all year round heating, free hot water, plenty electric points for phone charging, hair driers ect. A large fridge freezer, laundry, and during high season a small farm shop working on an honesty box system.
Food & DrinkThe Black Venus Inn (01598 763251) in Challacombe, a 5-minute drive away, has superb home-cooked food in nice surroundings. The Old Station Inn (01598 763520) at Blackmoor Gate is also worth a look for its fine home-cooked food and atmospheric surroundings – good kids play area too. The Pyne Arms (01271 850055) at East Down offers locally produced food, some supplied by Westland Farm itself. If you’re looking to self cater, check out Barsntaple’s famous indoor Pannier Market (01271 379084), offering fresh local goods, flowers, crafts and more. There is also a well stocked farm shop just down the road from Westland Farm https://besshillfarmshop.co.uk/ They are happy to take orders over the phone and deliver them here ready for your arrival or when you get home after a long day out.
What kind of farmer do your children want to be? A shepherd in his hut? A drover in his cabin? A farmer in his farmhouse? Or a, uhhh, Mongolian in his yurt? There's all sorts of accommodation at Westland Farm and they'll all make your little farmers happy.