Oak & Stars Hideaway

Romantic shepherd's hut with private wood fired hot tub and firepit offers a rural retreat for couples. Located on the edge of the Peak District.

Key Points

  • Great location in a quiet hamlet on the edge of the Peak District with views across the Holme Valley. Keep the noise down in the evenings here.
  • The shepherd's hut sleeps 2 in a double bed that folds down with a very comfy memory foam mattress with feather duvet and pillows.
  • There is a private hot tub for guests enjoyment. It is wood fired and has a small seating area and stove with window.
  • Inside you can keep warm with the woodburning stove and small heater. You can cook in the kitchen, eat at the dining table and use the bathroom with electric shower and heated towel rail.
  • Honley is the closest village with little cobbled streets, good choice of restaurants and cool craft ale bar and a local pub.
  • You can walk 5 minutes to the local farm shop for extras.
  • You can buy more logs (after the first free bag) at £10 each.

Special Offer

Midweek off peak 2023 prices reduced to only £100 per night!! 


Enjoy a romantic stay for 2 in a cosy shepherd's hut with private wood fired hot tub on the edge of the Peak District. The hot tub comes with a small seating area and stove with window. Feel closer to nature and relax under star studded nights. There is also a firepit area with seating tucked away in a corner. 

The Oak & Stars Hideaway is situated in Magdale, which is a lovely little hamlet with far reaching views across the Holme valley. It is situated in an enclosed garden which is in a wooded area. It is very private with small access gate to a quiet road where parking is possible.

The Hideaway has a Scandinavian feel to its interior and comprises of seating inside for 4 guests (only sleeps 2 but useful if they have a visitor), wood burning stove, kitchen with all glasses/crockery/fridge/oven/hob and coffee machine for that all important morning cuppa. The bathroom has a small sink, flushing Victorian style loo, electric shower and heated towel rail. The double bed folds down and has a very comfy memory foam mattress with feather duvets and pillows. There is a radio with Bluetooth which gives you songs to sing or dance too whilst the small heater is for days you don’t want to light the fire! 

The closest village is Honley which is a fun quirky village with little cobbled streets. There are tapas, Chinese, Italian restaurants in the village.  Kräfty Kettle is a really cool Craft Ale bar. The Allied is a good old local pub with great hand pulled beer and an enclosed pub yard/garden - ideal for a summer drink. There are clothes shops, hairdressers, cafes, lifestyle shops etc.

The nearest town is Holmfirth (Last of the Summer Wine country!). It’s actually very like Whitby with its cobbled streets and quirky shops etc. Great restaurants and bars too. Always ask the owners for recommendations if you like. 

Just 5 minutes walk or 2 minute drive up the road is Hinchcliffes Farm Shop - which offers fabulous fresh fruit & vegetables, bakery, butchers, flowers, gifts etc. They also have a great restaurant/cafe called The Rusty Bull, serving breakfast, coffees and fabulous light bites and full meals. Friday and Saturday nights are open for dinner too. 

The 3 Acres Inn & Restaurant is a fabulous and very well known place within the area and further afield. The most amazing atmosphere, fantastic food and drinks, great service etc. Definitely worth a visit. This is only 20 mins drive from the hideaway. The owners can arrange a taxi if required. They also do Wood fired evenings and put a tipi up in the summer months with great music, cocktails, wood fired food etc. To book this please enquire with Chloe - the owner of the Shepherd's Hut who will arrange this for you.

Please note that Oak & Stars Hideaway is located in a quiet peaceful hamlet and noise should be kept to a minimum after 9pm.

Logs are £10 per bag for any extra. First bag provided. No children or pets. 

There is a 2 night minimum stay, get an instant price by clicking Check Availability and selecting your dates.

Room Types

Double Ensuite



 Not suitable for those with mobility issues



 Hot water





 Dining area

 Fairy lights




 Plug sockets


Paid Extras


 Decoration for celebrations

 Extra logs / firewood




 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Fire pit


 Garden - enclosed

 Private entrance

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport




 No loud parties

 Quiet after 10pm


 Board games


 Mobile - Strong mobile signal


 Space for outdoor ball games

 WiFi - Limited access to WiFi


 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Personal check-in

 Self check-in

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

 Smoke alarm


 Coffee machine

 Condiments & Oil

 Drinking water





 Kitchenware / Utensils


 Tea & Coffee



 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space


 Only one rental here

 Quiet location

 Set alone

Nearest Airport/s

Leeds Bradford / Manchester

Content updated on 18th July 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Chloe Truelove from Oak & Stars Hideaway