Shortacombe Shepherd Huts

East Down, Devon, England

Handcrafted shepherd's hut with meadow setting offers a luxurious stay for couples close to the beaches in North Devon.

Key Points

  • Handcrafted shepherd's hut sleeps 2 and offers a romantic rural reatreat.
  • There is a main living and sleeping hut plus a separate bathroom hut.
  • Well equipped kitchen for home cooking or dine al fresco using the BBQ.
  • Hut is kept warm and cosy with a log burner.
  • Enjoy the stunning countryside views from your comfy wooden loungers.
  • Close to the North Devon coastline for day trips to the beach.



Stay 4 nights mid week from a Monday for half price 4th night.


Retreat to this handcrafted shepherd's hut with meadow setting and feel the stresses and strains of every day life slip away from your mind. Located close to Ilfracombe and many beautiful North Devon beaches, it is the perfect rural retreat for couples looking to reconnect. 

The shepherd's hut houses a cosy double cabin bed with luxurious Egyptian cotton bedding for that perfect nights sleep. There is a well equipped kitchen with gas hob, fridge and microwave and lovely countryside views from the sink. A compact dining table allows you to dine inside or sit and plan your day exploring the local area whilst the log burner keeps you warm and cosy. 

Just a few steps from your main living hut you can find your bathroom hut, complete with flushing WC, shower and copper sink. Outside the huts are two wooden armchairs, perfect for lying back and catching the rays of the sun, or admiring the dark starry night. Be sure to light the firepit for extra warmth, or pop some delicious food on the BBQ, for that true holiday feeling. 

A welcome pack including a delicious Devon Cream Tea will be waiting for you on arrival, plus a starter pack of fuel for the log burner and BBQ. 

Locally you can enjoy walks through the nearby woods and nature reserve, taking in the sights and sounds of this glorious area. Alternatively head to the coast and enjoy at the beach. 

3 night minimum stay.

Dogs welcome. 

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Room Types




 Not suitable for those with mobility issues







 Dining area





 Fire pit



 Seating area


 Board games


On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Luggage drop off

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

 Smoke alarm





 Kitchenware / Utensils




 Free parking


 Only one rental here

 Quiet location



What should we bring?

We advise you bring wellies and a torch.

Do you supply fuel for the logburner and BBQ?

We provide you with a starter pack. More is available using an honest box system.

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 24th October 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Louise Lancey from Shortacombe Shepherd Huts