Cozy and Romantic Glamping Escape in a Restored Shepherd's Hut near Dover, Kent

Dover, England (United Kingdom)

Cozy and Romantic Glamping Escape in a Restored Shepherd's Hut near Dover, Kent

Caravans
1 unit
2 guest capacity
Private Bathroom

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Description

  • Private Barbecue
This cozy glamping rental is located in Dover, Kent. This amazing restored shepherd’s hut can accommodate two guests, making it ideal for a romantic escape in the country. The accommodation features a huge king-size bed, which comes with a goose down blanket and pillows. In the bright and modern ensuite bathroom, guests will find a toilet, a sink, a walk-in shower, and a heated towel rail. Freshly-laundered linens and towels are provided by the host, along with a selection of locally-produced toiletries.

The entire hut has been lovingly and sympathetically restored, using original materials. The walls have been insulated with sheep’s wool, and the decor is traditional, yet stylish. A cozy wood-burning stove will keep guests warm and snug, and there are plenty of logs to keep the fire going. Glampers will have access to several facilities for preparing light meals and drinks, including a coffeemaker, a tea kettle, a toaster, and a dual hot plate. In addition, there is a refrigerator for keeping food and drinks fresh. Other amenities include heating and a hairdryer.

Outside, there is private parking and a seating area, featuring an outdoor dining table and chairs. Guests can enjoy intimate evening drinks next to the private fire pit or can do a spot of grilling on the barbecue to create a delicious meal.

Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Cell service
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffeemaker
  • Fridge
  • Hot plate
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toaster
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Toiletries
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Tea kettle
  • Fire pit
  • Cooking basics
  • Parking
  • Private Barbecue
  • Fireplace
This quirky property has some fantastic features on offer. Upon arrival, guests will discover fresh milk in the refrigerator, along with complimentary teas, coffees, and homemade cake. Glampers need not worry about walking to the property with luggage, as there is a private parking space right next to the hut. The host provides a welcome pack, which includes information about local places to eat, local maps for walks, things to do in the area, and special places to visit. To keep guests warm and snug, there is a cozy wood-burning stove, and also an electric heater. Outside, glampers will benefit from their own barbecue and fire pit, as well as relaxing chairs and an al fresco dining table.

Guest Services

  • Breakfast additional charge
  • Lunch additional charge
For an additional fee, the host offers several extra services, including a breakfast hamper for two, a packed lunch for two, locally-produced toiletries, and local beverages.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
This unique and lovingly-restored property is located in Dover, Kent. Set on a welcoming family farm, in the heart of the Kent Downs, glampers will enjoy peace, privacy, and the sights and sounds of the countryside at every turn. Lucky guests can spot wild badgers at dusk, or hear owls, pheasants and other wildlife while relaxing around the fire pit during the evening. The steep, unspoiled hills surrounding the property offer incredible views, as they're filled with natural grasses, wild orchids, cowslips, and butterflies. The pretty village of Alkham is within walking distance and has a traditional pub and a fascinating 12th-century church. There is a handy grocery store just a 10-minute drive away in Dover, and the cathedral city of Canterbury is only 20 minutes from the property. The capital city of London is less than 80 miles from the property, and this is also the location of the nearest major airport.

Activities

  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Wine tasting
  • Zip-lining on-site
  • Horseback riding on-site
  • Stand-up paddleboarding
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Wildlife watching

There are many great activities awaiting guests who visit this region. Those who love the outdoors can hire a bike from nearby Dover or Canterbury to explore the local area. With many quiet roads and tracks, the terrain is ideal for cycling. Plentiful water sports are available on the Romney Marsh, including water-skiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, and paddle boarding. Local outfitter, Action Watersports offers guided experiences and equipment rental. There is a popular and well-known surfing spot 45 minutes away at Camber Sands Beach.

Adrenaline-seekers might like to try karting at the Lydd Circuit, or flying through the treetops at on a high ropes course. Go Ape is found at Leeds Castle, around 30 miles from the property and boasts zip-wires 65 feet above the forest floor and over 800 feet in length. During their adventure, glampers will be treated to breathtaking views of the nearby castle.

Keen golfers will love this area, as there are abundant courses in this part of the world. The closest to the property is Broome Park, which is less than eight miles away.

There are so many historic places to visit in the region, that guests will be spoiled for choice. At Folkstone seafront, visitors can explore the castle and secret war-time tunnels. In Canterbury, they will be able to take a tour of the famous cathedral. Leeds Castle, the home of Go Ape, is an amazing place for a day trip, and glampers should be sure to check out its beautiful gardens. For something a little different, guests can take a ride on the Romney, Hythe & Dymchurch Steam Railway, a miniature steam train that has been running for the last 90 years.

For wine lovers, Kent has many vineyards, most of which offer tours and tastings, and those who prefer beer can visit a local British Ale brewery. The host recommends Chapel Down, for wine, and Romney Marsh Brewery for beer and ale.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m. early check-in allowed additional charge
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m. late check-out allowed additional charge
  • No Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • No Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Events allowed

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This accommodation is not suitable for children.

Smoking is not allowed in the accommodation, nor close to the wood store.

Pets are not allowed.

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