Surrey Hills Shepherds Hut
- Sleeps 2 (max 2 adults, 1 children)
- Cooking facilities
- Beds Provided
- Bed Linen Provided
- Towels Provided
- Private Bathroom
- In room Wifi
- Modern amenIties include an en-suite bathroom with step-in shower and underfloor heating
- Thoughtful extra touches like complimentary cake and bottled water supplied
- Log burning stove makes for a romantic evening
The Owner Says
Our beautiful Shepherds Hut overlooks the Surrey countryside with log burning stove and ensuite bathroom.
It has a king sized bed with an en-suite bathroom with step in shower, central heating, WIFI, complementary cake or biscuit, flat screen TV, bathrobes, towels and complementary soap and shampoo. The Shepherd's huts also include a pod coffee maker, underfloor heating, a wood burning stove and fire pit, logs for both of these, a wine fridge, and boardgames.
- Bottled Water (Complimentary)
- Coffee Maker
- Cot on Request
- Crockery & Utensils Supplied
- Daily Housekeeping
- En Suite
- Heated Towel Rails
Features & Facilities
Each shepherd’s hut has an en suite shower room, a double bed with bedding, a wood-burning stove, seating area and underfloor heating. There’s also a wine fridge and a coffee machine with tea and coffee provided along with a bottle of rosé wine, a basket of nibbles and toiletries. Outside there are sun loungers and a fire pit. Fires are allowed in the provided fire pits and logs are available to buy.
There’s Llama Trekking on site at The Merry Harriers – ask in the pub for details. The site is within the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and not far from the South Downs National Park so there are great walking and cycling routes nearby – including the Greensand Way. You can hire bikes from Surrey Hill Cycle Hire in Hambledown 1½ miles away. Also within the village is the National Trust’s Oakhurst Cottage (01483 208936) which can only be visited on guided tours on selected days. The National Trust also look after Winkworth Arboretum (01483 208477) and there’s a 2½-mile cross-country walk between the two properties. You can learn to fish with We Fly Fish (07927 057847) or to ride Western-style at Southern Schoolmasters (07876 350257), just 3 miles up the road. Head for Farncombe Boat House (01483 421306) 5 miles away on the River Wey to hire a narrow boat for the day or a canoe or rowing boat by the hour. The nearby Ramster Gardens (01428 654167) and RHS Wisley, 18 miles away, will be of interest to gardeners. Watch a polo match at Cowdray Park Polo Club (01730 813257 – 13 miles away) or motor racing at The Goodwood Estate, just over 25 miles away. Historic Guildford is within 10 miles of site with the Georgian streets of Farnham just over 10 miles away.
Food & Drink
You won’t be stuck for food as you can dine at the inn at The Merry Harriers (every day except Sunday dinner time and Monday lunch). Also recommended is The Refectory in Milford (01483 413820). For picnic supplies and light lunches, head for Hambledon Village Shop, a not-for-profit, village-owned grocery store and café opposite the cricket pitch.
Leave the M25 at junction 10 and take the A3 towards Guildford and Portsmouth. Leave the A3 at the Milford/Haslemere turn off and follow the A283 towards Petworth. After you pass King Edward's School in Witley, turn left towards Hambledon. Continue for 1 mile through the village. The Merry Harriers will be on your left.
The campsite is 2 miles from Milford station which is direct from London Waterloo (40 minutes away). There is also bus stop right outside the pub, from which the Stagecoach Hants and Surrey 503 route connect Hambledon with Milford (15 minutes) and Guildford (45 minutes).