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Mill Farm Shepherds Hut

Skipsea, East Yorkshire, England

Stylish and cosy shepherd's hut for 2 in Skipsea, just a short walk from the sea. Closed in winter.


£8 a night reduction on stays of 3 or more nights.


Mill Farm Shepherds Hut is located at Mill Farm Country Park in Skipsea, on the East Yorkshire Coast and sleeps 2 people. Tents, caravans and motorhomes are also accommodated on this family run park which is open from mid-March until the end of September.

The shepherd's hut is a well organised space and is equipped with a comfy large double bed and a wardrobe plus under bed drawer for storage. The kitchenette comprise of a microwave, kettle, toaster and fridge, so that all important morning cuppa or simple breakfast is easy to rustle up. There is a dab radio for your entertainment and a heater keeps the hut cosy. A welcome pack is supplied and contains tea, coffee, hot chocolate and a pint of local produced milk.

On-site facilities include toilets, washbasins, showers, electric sockets, indoor room for washing up, free hot water and a play/games field.

In times of coronavirus a flush loo with a basin with hot and cold water is being provided for sole use of the shepherds hut.

Sorry, no shower facilities.

There is a space of 24 hours between each customers stay in the shepherds hut for cleaning. 

A 3-minute walk from the park will take you to Skipsea village where there is a mini supermarket/post office, a pub with food and drink, a church and the site of a motte and bailey castle, built on an Iron age Hill. On the edge of the village, there is an ice cream parlour and tearoom. A short walk away in the other direction brings you to the sea whilst Hornsea, Driffield, Beverley and Bridlington are nearby and can be reached via a short bus journey.

No pets and No Smoking, please. Only microwave cooking is allowed in the Shepherds Hut.

An overnight package including linen, bedding, towels and tea towels is £70 a night. 

An overnight package not including bedding, pillows, duvets, linen, towels or tea towels costs £60 a night. Ask for this reduction.

1 night minimum stay. Bank holiday weekends have a £4 supplement on Sat / Sun, but stay 3 nights and this is reduced to £70 a night.

Extras such as solar fairy lights and bunting are priced at £6.00 each per stay. If it is a special occasion and you order the bunting the owner can put up a happy birthday, congratulations or happy anniversary bunting.


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