Woodcutter Hut 2

Buttercrambe, North Yorkshire, England

Enchanting woodland hut with award winning Fairy Trail to explore. No need to venture out as onsite forest bar and restaurant.

The Quirky Tour

Off grid glamping hut for up to 4 people in one room on a double bed and sofabed. Great for a family, couple or friends who would enjoy disengaging with screens and spending time in nature to relax, socialise and explore.
Take a stroll to the most amazing bathhouse, hand painted and stunning, where each hut has their own bathroom to use.

Jess' visit on 12th February during The Quirky Tour 2023

Key Points

  • Spacious wooden hut set in a forest location near York sleeps 2+2 guests in a king size bed and sofa bed.
  • The hut has a wood burning stove in the living area for cosiness.
  • Cook al fresco on the gas hob or BBQ and enjoy dining on your private picnic bench.
  • Your dedicated shower and toilet are available in the communal bathroom.
  • On site you can visit the woodland kitchen and bar.
  • Just 10 miles from York city centre where you can enjoy a range of activities.
  • Sit out on the veranda or around the communal firepit.
  • Guests staying for 2 nights or more can enjoy the amazing Fairy Trail for free.

Special Offer

25% discount for couples

10% discount for Early Birds when booking and paying in full 20 or more weeks before your visit


Eco woodland hut available all year round set in a beautiful 200-acre woodland with unique fairy trail a few miles east of York. Sleeping 2+2 it offers a fabulous stay for couples, friends or a family. 

This generous size hut is cosy, insulated and offers simple yet perfect decor. It has a king size double bed and a double sofa bed. Outside it has a spacious deck area with large awning, ideal for dining al fresco on the picnic bench. It has its own private kitchen shed with 2 ring gas hob and BBQ. There are communal facilities with each hut having its own dedicated shower and toilet. The property is set on a raised wooden base and has its own BBQ. Firewood, firelighters, kindling, tea lights and paraffin lanterns are included in the price for the allocated time of your stay, making this camp exceptional value.

Woodland activities are great fun and can be organised half an hour away. Next door you can find The Northwood Trail; Englands Fairy and Hobgoblin Sanctuary. This wonderful off grid attraction including the café / bar Northwood kitchen, and renowned fairy museum has recently won the best magical experience in 2022!

When it comes to eating and drinking, this fabulous woodland kitchen and bar is just a short stroll from your bothy and offers a great choice of drinks including woodland cocktails. You can also enjoy a continental breakfast or light meal here too. This is truly an experience not to miss and is magical when it is lit with fairy lights aplenty. Also whilst here you can naturally enjoy a sport of forest bathing, a simple way to restore your body and mind.

The site is ideally situated just 10 miles from York city centre (less than 2 hours from Kings Cross) and is close to the Yorkshire Wolds, an area of outstanding natural beauty plus the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The stunning Heritage Coast is less than an hour’s drive away and offers quaint fishing villages and classic seaside resorts whilst the Yorkshire Dales offers a day trip out with plenty to see and do for all ages.If you are looking for a fun family day out then little ones will love Piglets Adventure Farm whilst older ones will enjoy York Maze or Flamingo Land.  

All bedding is included but please bring your own towels. 

There is a 2-night minimum stay (although a 1 night is allowed on a Sunday if not a bank holiday weekend). Weekly stays from Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays.

Please click Check Availability to see dates and prices. 


Eco Credentials: 

The site uses minimal electricity and an increasing proportion of energy usage is renewable. LPG is used to heat water (more efficient than electricity). Spent water is sent to a bio digester or reed bed and then released into the ground on site. It has won lots of accolades over the years and is a member of the Green Tourism scheme, holding a coveted gold award. 

The site recycles and encourages the guests to recycle materials, packaging and waste and examine ways to reduce / phase out such “waste” materials at source in the first instance. Food for the woodland kitchen is sourced locally where possible. There is  a 20 year Woodland Management Programme and 20 year Bio Diversity Plan, which includes measuring the bio diversity, it’s changes and the impact of our business activities. This includes tree and under storey planting such as native English Bluebells, and the control of pests (such as grey squirrel) and invasive non native plants, such as Rhododendron and Bracken. The site has introduced a Transport policy to encourage the use of bicycle hire and is implementing car sharing, both amongst guests and staff.


Room Types

Family Rooms







 Dining area

 Sofa bed


Paid Extras

 Woodland activities




 Private entrance

 Seating area


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport



 Family friendly site

On Arrival

 Bring your own towels

 Included - Linen

 Self check-in



 Kitchenware / Utensils

Shared Facilities

 On-site bar

 On-site restaurant

 On-site shop

Young Children

 Welcome all ages


 Free parking


 Mid sized site (5-11 accoms)



How do I get to you from York train station?

You can get the number 10 bus to Stamford Bridge and then walk the last 15 minutes or book a taxi.

Can I get a supermarket shop delivered?

Yes of course, just make sure the delivery is under the same name as your booking.

What should I bring with me?

We recommend you bring towels, a torch, shampoo etc, slippers, wellies and good walking shoes.

Are there noise restrictions here?

The Woodcutter huts are set in one area of the woods together, but there are other accommodations on site so consideration is needed for other guests.

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 28th March 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Carolyn and Christian Van Outersterp from Woodcutter Hut 2