Angels Hut

Shaftesbury, Dorset, England

Shepherds hut with wood burning hot tub at the foot of the Melbury Down. Closed Nov-mid Feb.

Key Points

  • Gorgeous shepherd's hut with wood burning hot tub sleeps 2 in a double bed near Shaftesbury, on the edge of the Cranborne Chase Area of Natural Beauty.
  • The hut has a log burning stove for heat and cooking plus a sink with solar powered hot water.
  • There is an eco loo and shower hut at the back of the shepherd's hut.
  • Enjoy your complimentary farm breakfast on your raised deck taking in the countryside views.
  • Of an evening snuggle up around the fire pit toasting marshmallows.


The peaceful setting for this romantic Shepherd's Hut for 2 with private hot tub is in Dorset is at the heart of Thomas Hardy country.

This stylish Hut was designed and built by the owner based on the traditional hut designs. Its fresh interior and contemporary lines make this a uniquely spacious and stylish glamping holiday. There is a well designed interior with a log burning stove for cosiness which also doubles up as a hob and oven, plus a sink with solar powered hot water and a cool box for those essentials. A cosy seating/dining area is a great place to plan your day or to sit with a good book. The bathroom can be found in a separate cabin just behind the hut and has a modern composting loo and hot water shower. Locally sourced eco friendly toiletries are provided. 

Outside you can relax on the raised decked area watching the world go by, tucking into your complimentary breakfast hamper which consists of much of the farm's produce including sausages, bacon and homemade bread! Of an evening the fire-pit is a great spot for night time chats and star gazing before slipping into the warmth of the wood burning hot tub.

Locally there is plenty to do, including a breadmaking course at a nearby flour mill, a yoga course at Fontmell Magna or a day trip to the Jurassic Coast just a 40 minute drive away. Alternatively if you love a little adventure why not treat your loved one to a Tiger Moth flight at Compton Abbas airfield!

No children. Up to 2 dogs welcome. Parking is in a nearby field, 40 metres away.

There is a minimum 2 night stay. Closed November to mid February. 

The location on the map is approximate.

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Room Types








 Dining area




 Fire pit


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance




 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Welcome pack


 Free parking


 Quiet location


 Set alone

 Solar-powered electricity

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 11th March 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Thom James from Angels Hut