Sheep Dreams Shepherds Hut

UK England East Midlands Derbyshire Buxton Peak Glamping Hideaway

  • Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • In room Wifi
A cosy cabin for couples on a secluded setting in the heart of the Peak District National Park.
  • This single self-contained shepherds hut makes a perfect romantic retreat
  • Enjoy epic views of the surrounding hills and moorland and clearest night skies for miles
  • Nearby hi-spec washroom facilities include proper showers and a luxury roll-top bath

The Owner Says

During the 1800's Shepherd huts were seen across the English countryside and were originally designed as accommodation during the lambing season, offering shelter for both the shepherd tending to his flocks and new born lambs.

Sheep Dreams Shepherds Hut is a bespoke hand crafted, spacious getaway that makes the most perfect romantic retreat. Sleeping two in a luxurious king size bed the hut offers its own kitchen area with a quaint Belfast sink and granite worktop so you can have some tea and toast without having to venture out.

A wood burner with logs supplied will keep you snug and warm why you lie down and listen to birdsong and the crackle of the kindling on the fire. Electric is in the hut and free Wi-Fi for those who should want to use it. Easy reach of the shared facilities and car parking.

All guests share 2 luxury shower rooms and one bathroom with gorgeous roll-top bath (basin and toilet in each room).

What to bring:
  • We want your stay to be as relaxing and hassle-free as possible so we provide little extras to make your stay an enjoyable one. We supply bed linen, towels, basic toiletries, logs and kindling for the stove, and the kitchen is well equipped with a fridge freezer, oven, microwave, kettle and utensils. We also have a hairdryer and hair straighteners to use so there’s no need to panic about bad hair days!

    Some things we recommend you bring:

    Our address and directionsA torchWellies or boots for exploring- even in summer!Slippers for inside your hutWaterproof clothing- just in case!UmbrellaFood and drinkYour own shampoo/ conditionerPhone/Tablet chargersCot bedding if needed.

    Charcoal for the BBQA Sunshine smile!

Features & Facilities

Each yurt (sleeping 5) features a king-sized bed with 3 futons for extra guests. Shepherd hut (sleeps 2) features a king-sized bed. All come with Egyptian cotton and feather down duvets, sheepskin rugs, solar-powered fairy lights, and wood-burning stove. Towels are also supplied. Shepherds hut includes a kitchenette with Belfast sink and granite worktop. Yurts have use of the nearby communal kitchen with fridge-freezer. All guests share 2 shower rooms and one bathroom with rolltop bath (basin and toilet in each room). Outside seating, picnic tables and BBQs supplied. Campfires permitted. Free Wi-Fi available.

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Activities

The site lies in the heart of Derbyshire and the Peak District National Park so there are heaps of stunning walks to enjoy such as the Manifold Trail, Monsail Trail and Tissington Trail. Picturesque Hollinsclough village is a short stroll away, while Macclesfield Forest (20 mins drive) offers a wealth of outdoor activities and wildlife to spot, including the heronry at Trentabank Reservoir. Further afield, hop in the car or follow the route of the River Dove to Ilam Park and the famous Dovedale Stepping Stones before scaling Thorpe Grove for a stunning panorama of the Dovedale Valley. Horseriding and pony trekking can be arranged from nearby Northfield Farm (01298 22543). For a fun family day out, Alton Towers, Go Ape (0845 094 9215 and Poole’s Caverns and Buxton Country Park (01298 26978) are all within easy reach. History buffs should head to the much-filmed Chatsworth House (01246 565300), Haddon Hall (01629 812 855), while culture vultures will love Buxton Opera House & Pavilion Arts Centre (01298 72190).

Food & Drink

All guests receive a welcome breakfast hamper on arrival. There are also plenty of pubs and eateries in the area. Flash Bar Stores Cafe  (01298 22763) does a decent breakfast, pies and traditional Derbyshire oatcakes – dine al fresco for spectacular views from Britain’s highest village. The 16th-century Staffordshire Knot (01298 84329) boasts a welcoming log fire and an inventive menu of locally-sourced dishes. For something a little different, The Knights Table (01298 23695) at The Travellers Rest in Quarnford is a medieval-themed restaurant with a meat-heavy menu that should satisfy all carnivores. The Winking Man (01538 300 361) and Ye Olde Rock Inn (01538 300324) also come highly recommended.

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Getting There

Peak Glamping Hideaway is off the A53 Leek to Buxton road. If travelling via Leek, take the A53 for approximately 8 miles until you see a pub on your right-hand side called The Knights Table. If travelling via Buxton take the A53 for 4 miles until you see The Knights Table on your left.

Once you see the pub, you need to take the road beside it. Proceed down there for about half a mile, taking the third turning on your left. You will go down a hill for about quarter of a mile, until you see a fork in the road – bear left from on this road. You will see the glampsite and house just down that road.

A car is needed for your stay here due to our rural location. There is a train station in Buxton, approximately four miles away.