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Glamping in Kent AONB near historic village of Elham
Valley hut | Woodland hut

Woodland shepherds hut

Secluded woodland shepherds hut on Kent farm in AONB near historic Elham.

Valley shepherds hut

Secluded valley shepherds hut on Kent farm in AONB near historic Elham.

Camping

Secluded valley and woodland camping in Kent AONB.

Goat walking experience

Goat walking experience available to all, as well as our glamping guests.

What our guests say:
What can we say, this place was amazing! Hannah and Mark are lovely hosts and went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful. Such a peaceful and relaxing holiday, we plan to book again very soon!

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Moving Meditation & Flow (Qigong) in the Cabin

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Goat Yoga & Qigong

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Woodland shepherds hut
(up to 2 adults + 2 children)
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Valley shepherds hut
(up to 2 adults + 1 child)
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Camping pitches
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Woodland Sunny Glade wild camping in Kent

Explore the farm with our goats and sheep.
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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
Camping

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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What to do while glamping near Canterbury, Dover and Folkestone

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 the white cliffs. 
Places to visit

Wellbeing Therapies
Chakradance, Core Therapy and Bi Aura.
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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 in school holidays at no extra cost so our prices are simply winter/summer.

Having two of our own, dogs are welcome. Fees are £20 for one, £25 for two.  At the end of the tax year, doggies who have looked after the hut donate half their fee to AA Dog Rescue.

Rules:
No dogs on the beds please, bring dog towels and bio poo bags.

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.

We provide:

  • Duvet and pillows (not for children)
  • Bed linen (not for children)
  • Towels (not for children)
  • Loo roll
  • Faith in Nature shampoo and natural handmade soap
  • Washing up liquid, sponges, tea towels
  • Tea, herbal teas, hot choc & Coffee, sugar
  • Salt, pepper and cooking oil
  • All cooking equipment and utensils
  • Cutlery and crockery
  • Kettle
  • Logs
  • All gas included
  • Ordinance survey map
  • Children’s cutlery

 

Huts Facilites:

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

 

And…

We will supply half a litre of milk or the option of an alternative milk. Various teas and filter coffee, muesli, cornflakes and packets of porridge also included.

Places to Eat

Pubs

Abbots Fireside Hotel and Pub
Open Wed to Sunday. 25/35 min walk to the village across footpaths.

Kings Arms
In the square in Elham. Due to open by August 2023. High-quality food with a lovely garden.

The Duck Inn
Pett Bottom – about 5 miles. In a lovely location, great bike ride, high-quality food
01227 830354

The Gatekeeper
Etchinghill – about 4 miles.
01303 862694

Coach and Horses
Lyminge – about 3 miles away. Next to children’s park and stream 01303 862694

The Pig Hotel
Bridge – 8 miles. High-quality food. Lovely garden and cocktails
01227 830208

Tiger Inn   
Stowting which is about 5.7 miles away. Classic pub food and some other interesting dishes as well, High-quality food.
01303 862 130

George Inn
Stone Street, Stelling Minnis – about 3 miles away. Traditional home-cooked English food, ales and wines, Music on some nights
01227 709 170

 

Takeaways

China China
Chinese, Lyminge, CT18 8HP
01303 863288

Rose and Crown Pub
Stelling Minnis

Tearooms & Breakfast

Lord Whiskey Tea Rooms
Support the animal sanctuary, directions in “walks” about a 30 min walk across footpaths. Sunny garden area. Breakfast from 10 am.

Vineyard Tea rooms
A long walk through the Elham Valley around 3.8 miles away. Breakfast from 9 am.

Cosy Tearooms
Elham 25/30 min walk from site to the village. Tues to Sat 9:30-2 pm, Breakfast 9:30 am. No garden area.

Stelling Minnis Windmill
A lovely walk around 45mins from the site to the windmill. Run by volunteers you can grab a small cream tea.

Tadpole Tea Rooms
Bishopsbourne, courtyard-style outside seating. They do a lovely all-day Sunday brunch.

 

Farm Shops

Lower Hardres Farm Shop
Lower Hardres. Butcher for all your breakfast and BBQ needs. They also sell fruit, veg, dairy, biscuits etc CT4 5NU.

Ottinge Farm Shop
Open Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning only. There is a vending machine open daily where you can fill up with raw milk and grab some yoghurts, CT4 6XH.

Worgan’s Butchers
Frog Lane, BIshopsbourne CT4 5HU this is where Tadpole Tearooms is.