Come and enjoy Kent

Shepherds hut and bell tent glamping in Kent in an AONB on the edge of the historic village of Elham
Valley shepherds hut
Woodland shepherds hut & bell tent
Meadow bell tent

Meadow bell
tent glamping

Secluded meadow bell tent in its own field on a family farm in an AONB on the edge of the historic village of Elham in Kent

Woodland shepherds
hut and bell tent

Secluded woodland shepherds hut in Kent on a family farm in an AONB on the edge of the historic village of Elham.

Valley shepherds hut

Secluded valley shepherds hut glamping in Kent on a family farm in an AONB on the edge of the historic village of Elham.

shepherds huts in Kent glamping

Get away from it all…

Escape to beautiful shepherds huts in Kent hidden on a family farm in an AONB.

Valley shepherds hut →
Woodland shepherds hut
and bell tent →

Meadow bell tent →

shepherds huts in Kent glamping near Dover and Eurotunnel Folkestone

…without going out of your way

Conveniently located:
15 minutes from Eurotunnel
30 minutes from Dover
45 minutes from the M25
15 minutes from Canterbury

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shepherds huts in Kent glamping with loads to do while you are here

What to do while you’re here

Walking
Excellent routes straight from the door of your shepherds huts in Kent. What to do

Exploring
Elham, Canterbury, Dover Castle and white cliffs. Places to visit

Glamping
Our shepherds huts have been beautifully built by The Shepherds Hut Company to give you a memorable experience glamping in Kent.

Absolutely nothing
Just stay put and relax.

shepherds huts in Kent glamping where children and dogs are welcome

Children and dogs welcome

Families should be able to holiday during school holidays at no extra cost so our prices are simply in two seasons: winter and summer.

Having two dogs of our own, we welcome dogs coming on holiday with you to our shepherds huts in Kent. Sadly, due to damaged bedding I must now request a fee of £20 for one dog and £25 for two and an extra £50 refundable bond if staying in the valley hut. At the end of the tax year any monies not spent on damage will be donated to a dog charity.

Rules:
no dogs on the beds, bring dog towels and poo bags.

Prices

Shepherds
Huts Summer

April-September

Weekend:
Fri and Sat night: £210
Bank hols: £300 (min 3 nights)

Short breaks: April to June
1 night: £115 (see notes below)
2 nights: £210
3 nights: £270
4 nights: £340
Extra nights: £70

Easter School Holiday
(contact us)

Short breaks: July-September
1 night (see notes below)
2 nights: £210
3 nights: £280
4 nights: £355
Extra nights: £75

Summer week stay:
7 nights: £500

Harvest: Mid July-August
Fri-Mon or Tues-Fri: £280
Bank hols: £300
(min 3 nights)

  • Woodland bell tent can only be booked with Woodland Hut. There is a separate composting toilet but 1 shower which is in the hut.
  • The tent sleeps 2 adults and 2 kids. First 2 kids are free (up to age 12) whether in hut or tent.

 

DOGS £20 or £25 for two. If booking Valley Hut there is an additional fully refundable bond of £50 or bring your own bed covers. Please see notes below.

Shepherds
Huts Winter

October-March

Weekend:
Fri and Sat night: £200
Bank hols: £280 (min 3 nights)

Short breaks:
1 night: £105 (weekday only)
or bring your own bedding
covers & towels for £90
2 nights: £190 (Mon-Thurs)
3 nights: £250
4 nights: £310
Extra nights: £60

Week stay:
7 nights: £420

Christmas:
Christmas Day: £250 (2 nights)

New Year:
New Year: £220 (2 nights)

Meadow bell
tent glamping
June-August

2 nights: £160
3 nights: £230
Extra nights: £65
Week: £375

£15 per extra adult per night (up to 2 more)

 

  • June/July the bell tent will be in the meadow with private composting loo, shower tent and separate indoor eating space (horse field shelter).
  • BYO bedding (camp beds supplied)
  • The bell tent has 4 camp beds, a firepit, BBQ utensils, gas stove and kettle, cups, plates, cutlery, lanterns, tea bags, coffee. Our horse shelter has a table and deck chairs for undercover eating. The composting loo is solar powered with charging points for phones and a 12v cool box if you have one.

 

Find out more about meadow bell tent glamping

About our shepherds huts

Both huts are heated by a wood burner, have hot running water and an ensuite with shower and composting toilet. For cooking there is the gas hob and cooker with grill. There is also a fridge. The huts run from 12v solar power. There are 12v sockets for charges.

Our 2 shepherds huts have been beautifully built by The Shepherds Hut Company in Devon. They have hand built bespoke kitchenettes, composting toilet and good size shower. Hot water, hob and oven run by gas. LED lights and fridge run by solar power. There is a cosy wood burner to keep you warm. All wood supplied. The shepherds huts are set in stunning locations. One in a 10 acre private woodland and the other on the valley hillside with beautiful views. Our huts are aimed at people who want a wild tranquil escape. They are 1/2km away from the nearest road and dwelling.

The woodland shepherds hut

The woodland shepherds hut is set in a sunny glade with mature oak trees. During the spring, anemones, orchids, primroses, bluebells carpet the woodland floor. The woodland hut sleeps 2 adults and 2 young children.

The valley shepherds hut

The valley shepherds hut is set in calcareous grassland which hosts wild flowers such as egg and bacon, orchids, bluebells and cowslips. Also during May the wild broom flowers a beautiful yellow. The valley hut sleeps only a couple and baby or toddler in your own travel cot. You can relax take in the views and listen to the skylarks and buzzards above. Doggies are very welcome and will enjoy the fabulous walkies here.

Kent Wildlife Trust

The Huts will be funding an Enhancement Scheme set up by the Kent Wildlife Trust so that we can improve biodiversity. kent wildlife trust supported by Clavertye shepherds huts in Kent

We provide:

  • Duvet and pillows (not for children)
  • Bed linen
  • Towels
  • Loo roll
  • Faith in Nature shampoo and soap (please no chemical, perfumed products)
  • Washing up liquid, gloves, sponges, tea towels
  • Salt, pepper and cooking oil
  • All cooking equipment and utensils
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Kettle
  • Logs
  • All gas included
  • Ordinance survey map
  • High chairs
  • Children’s cutlery

 

Huts Facilites:

  • Woodburner
  • Fridge
  • Gas hob
  • Gas cooker with grill
  • Good size shower with long hose for children and babies

 

And…

We will supply bread, jam, butter, milk from local dairy together with an alternative milk upon arrival. Various teas and filter coffee, muesli and cornflakes also included. You have the option to order a breakfast hamper which includes local free range sausages and bacon, eggs, tomatoes, mushrooms and baked beans. Also a veggie version. BBQ packs are also locally sourced free range meat.

Breakfast

Cooked Breakfast Hamper

£5 per person or £15 per family (to cook yourself)

  • 1 sausage
  • 2 rashers of bacon
  • 1 egg
  • mushrooms
  • tomatoes
  • baked beans (1 can between 2 people)

*For the children we will supply a small portion. *For the vegetarian option we will supply vegetarian sausages and for vegan hash browns instead of egg.

 

Breakfast hampers for shepherds huts in Kent glamping

Dietary options

  • gluten free
  • vegetarian
  • vegan

You can visit Ottinge Court Dairy where you can fill up your milk bottle by vending machine once the complimentary one has been consumed. PLEASE NOTE that the milk is good old fashioned unpasterised milk. By using the Milkmate vending machine you are supporting the farm directly.

Location

Clavertye Shepherds Huts are situated on a family run arable farm on the outskirts of the historic village of Elham, an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Find peace and quiet just 45 minutes from the M25, 15 minutes from the Eurotunnel terminal and less than half an hour from Dover ferry terminal at our shepherds huts in Kent.

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Meadow Bell Tent

During June and July our bell tent sits in a meadow nestled along the hedge row adjoining the byway. You are the only tent in 3 acres! From the ... See more

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Weekend of Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th available in Woodland Hut. 3 nights or 2 nights available. We also have our bell tent being set up for it's first guests this Friday. The tent will be up ... See more

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