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Shepherds Hut Accommodation - Luxury Romantic Getaways for Two, Coastal Essex

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
2 nights minimum
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A warm welcome awaits you at The Shepherds Hide. Two luxurious and unique self catering shepherds huts, tucked away in the heart of the Essex coast just outside Colchester only an hour and a half from London. Our luxury and romantic shepherds huts for two people are located on our family farm, hidden away in a wooded area adjacent to the mill pond in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surround yourself in nature, forget the outside world, relax and enjoy these hidden gems. Complete with all the luxuries you will need, a king size bed, fully kitted out kitchen, bathroom with shower, picnic and patio/decking area. The Shepherds Hide is ideally located for walks along Alresford Creek to the coastal town of Wivenhoe right from the farm, bird watching from the shepherds hut and along th...A warm welcome awaits you at The Shepherds Hide. Two luxurious and unique self catering shepherds huts, tucked away in the heart of the Essex coast just outside Colchester only an hour and a half from London. Our luxury and romantic shepherds huts for two people are located on our family farm, hidden away in a wooded area adjacent to the mill pond in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surround yourself in nature, forget the outside world, relax and enjoy these hidden gems. Complete with all the luxuries you will need, a king size bed, fully kitted out kitchen, bathroom with shower, picnic and patio/decking area. The Shepherds Hide is ideally located for walks along Alresford Creek to the coastal town of Wivenhoe right from the farm, bird watching from the shepherds hut and along the Essex creeks and salt marshes in this part of the county. It is an artists, walkers and bird watchers paradise or indeed a piece of paradise for anyone looking for a break away from their busy day to day lives. You may wish to just enjoy the natural surroundings around The Shepherds Hide and our farm, but if you do wish to venture further afield you are in easy access to coastal towns such as Brightlingsea, Wivenhoe, Manningtree, Frinton-on-Sea, Clacton-on-Sea and Walton-on-the-Naze. There is also the Dedham Vale famous for John Constable, Colchester Zoo, Colchester Castle, the luxury Lifehouse Spa in Thorpe-le-Soken and many Essex Wildlife Trust sites such as Fingringhoe, Walton-on-the-Naze and Abberton Reservoir. Please contact us with any enquiries. Thank you. Mark & Polly BainesMore
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Polly B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed 6 January 2020

My husband and I stayed here for a couple of days after the Christmas period and what a little gem of a place. If you are looking for relaxation in the most quaint little hut then you've found the right place. The setting was just...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Meneasa M
Reviewed 15 July 2019

The shepherds hide was such an amazing experience, from being greeted by Polly's lovely mother and the ducks, to the tranquil setting and homemade jam! The whole trip was priceless and like no where else we have stayed before. We will be back!!

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank C2076UKnicolam
Polly B, VR Owner at Shepherds Hut Accommodation - Luxury Romantic Getaways for Two, Coastal Essex, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2019

Thank you for your very kind review. We are so pleased you enjoyed all that The Shepherds Hide has to offer our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Polly Baines

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Reviewed 18 June 2019

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Date of stay: June 2019
Polly B, VR Owner at Shepherds Hut Accommodation - Luxury Romantic Getaways for Two, Coastal Essex, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a long weekend at the Shepherd's Hide and it was such a lovely, romantic getaway. This is a real gem. The accommodation is perfect. Cosy, intimate, beautifully decorated and with everything we could want. We enjoyed blissful seclusion and beautiful views across the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank agbwillow
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful, relaxing 2night stay , absolutely beautiful accommodation and views , will definitely be booking again , perfect xxx

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Kelly R
Management response:Responded 3 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delights you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Staffed Property
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Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
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Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Parking
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
The area that surrounds The Shepherds Hide is an excellent coastal location in North Essex just south of the Suffolk border but only an hour and a half from London. Brightlingsea, which is a market town situated 2 miles from us and offers a range of supermarkets including Tesco, shops, cafes, an outdoor pool, marina and sandy beaches lined with beach huts and promenade. Thorrington itself, offers a local store and post office and a a great local pub called The Red Lion. Colchester, is Britains oldest recorded town and is only 20 minutes drive away. It has a colourful history dating back over two thousand years. It's a history you can share by visiting the town's award-winning museums where you can see collections of international importance. There is a plenty to see and do ...
Getting around
You can get a bus to Colchester and Clacton on Sea from the top of the road or a taxi can be called to take you wherever you please. Stations to London include Wivenhoe and Alresford. These are 5-10 minutes drive away.
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