Robin the Shepherds Hut

Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England

Secluded shepherd's hut with wood fired Hot Tub offers a romantic break for 2 in a rural location. Many thoughtful details to create a great break.

Key Points

  • Handcrafted shepherd's hut with woodfired Hot Tub offers a romantic break for 2 near Uttoxeter.
  • The hut has a king size bed and en-suite shower room.
  • Outside warm yourself around the fire pit or woodburning stove inside. There is a cook hut cook up a storm on the BBQ.
  • Lots of attractions nearby including Alton Towers.
  • A welcome hamper, tea and coffee and other order-able extras mean you can settle in and enjoy your stay.

Description

***SPECIAL OFFER***

10% discount on stays of 3 nights or more.

£100 a night for stays of 7 nights or more.

 

Handcrafted with love, this rural shepherd's hut with woodfired hot tub offers a romantic stay for 2 near Uttoxeter. The owner has put a lot of thought into creating a special place with cooking cabin, welcome hamper, firepit and lovely rural outlook.

The hut stays warm and cosy with good insulation and a woodburning stove for those chilly days. There is a comfortable king size bed for relaxing on and you can pop on the USB radio to listen to some music or simply catch up on some reading. The en-suite bathroom has a modern composting loo, gas shower and sink. 

Outside you can find your cooking facilities with cook hut offering you a gas hob, cool box, kettle and sink. Water is available from a stand-pipe outside, perfect for that morning cuppa. Here you can enjoy dining al fresco before slipping into the warmth of the wood fired hot tub, taking in the rural view, where you can spot wildlife aplenty. 

To reach the hut, you have to take a short stroll through the garden and over a small bridge, where the babbling brook will instantly relax you. Once here a welcome hamper which includes homemade cake and biscuits plus tea, coffee and hot chocolate offers a great start to your stay. Local produce and cooked breakfast items are also supplied! If you want a real treat then be sure to order extra hampers for your stay! 

Locally,only 5 minutes away a 'Gin experience/school' and distillery, Golf course, in the Uttoxeter (home to Uttoxeter Racecourse), you will find Cinebowl,an ice rink, several traditional town pubs, couple of Micro Bars and usual eating houses.Manor Golf Course-5 minutes. You can have a fun day out at Alton Towers or a more relaxing stroll around Dimmings Dale, or Blithfield Reservoir, or maybe head over to Doxey Marshes. Stoke on Trent  is just a half hour car ride away and offers Theatres, Emma Bridgewater and Museums,Trenthan Monkey Forest and Shopping Village plus the beautiful Longton Park. Cannock Chase is less than half hour offers Go-Ape, Segway and cycle trails and of course The Peak Distrct National Park is less than an hour a scenic drive away.

Staffordshire has so much to offer. 

No children or pets. 

There are Monday, Wednesday and Friday arrivals with a minimum 2 night stay. Open April to the end of October.

Please click Check Availability to see dates and prices. 

 

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Extra info: 

Essentials are provided:
Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and sugar.
Homemade cake/biscuits.
Olive and local rapeseed oils, salt and black pepper mills.
There are fresh herbs around the hut, just pick your own.

1 bag of charcoal, lighter/matches
Fire wood for wood burner, fire-pit and hot tub.
Should any extra be required these will be available at cost.

Toilet paper, hand soap, shower gel, shampoo & conditioner.
Washing up liquid etc and tea towels.

Bed Linen and towels.
Bath robes can be pre-ordered at an additional cost

 

Welcome Hamper

To include local products and produce,(contents may vary subject to product availability), a freshly baked loaf, pint of milk and 1/2 dozen local free-range eggs.

 

Homemade cake/biscuits and tea/coffee on arrival.
Please let us know your eta so the wood burner can be lit and your tea tray in place.

 

Extra options available by pre-order only:

Breakfast Hampers :

Home-made. - to include fresh baked bread, pastries/cakes and preserves( at least 2 types of each), local honey, butter, cereal, (muesli/granola or cornflakes),fresh fruit, fruit juice and organic yoghurt.

Butchers breakfast pack.- to include 4 rashers of home-cure bacon, 4 sausages,
2 x 'Staffordshire' oatcakes and ring of black pudding.

Hot cooked Breakfast options delivered also available, please ask.

Butchers BBQ pack can be ordered for you.

 

Home deliveries ordered directly with supplier.
'Aldwark Artisan Ales' - delicious crafted ales brewed from their own water source in the 'Peak District
Nelson's Gin from 'Nelson's Gin School' just 5 minutes down the road.

Takeaway's Delivered:
Mr Woo - Cantonese/Chinese
Dominoe's Pizza
Ivory Cafe - Indian

Local pubs within 5 minutes drive - 

The Butchers Arms - Bramshall, The Shrewsbury Arms - Kingstone (walkable < 3 miles, The Cock - Stowe by Chartley.

 

Room Types

Double Ensuite

Features

Bathroom

 Compost toilet

 Ensuite

 Hot water

 Shower

 Sink

 Toiletries

Amenities

 Blankets

 Clothes rack

 Dining area

 Hot water bottles

 Woodburner

Paid Extras

 Extra logs / firewood

 Hampers

 Meals - Home cooked

Outdoor

 BBQ

 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Fire pit

 Garden

 Private entrance

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Lake / River

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Restaurant

 Shops

Events

 Quiet after 10pm

 Retreats

Entertainment

 Board games

 Books

 Mobile - Limited mobile signal

 Radio

 WiFi - No access to WiFi

Wellness

 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Luggage drop off

 Personal check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

Kitchen

 Condiments & Oil

 Drinking water

 Hob

 Hot plate

 Kettle

 Kitchenette

 Kitchenware / Utensils

 Tea & Coffee

Parking

 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space

 Parking alongside accom

 Parking not alongside accom

Setting

 Off-grid

 Only one rental here

 Quiet location

 Set alone

 Solar-powered electricity

Nearest Airport/s

East Midlands / Manchester / Birmingham


Content updated on 30th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Mrs Mary P Phillips from Robin the Shepherds Hut