The Artisan Shepherd's Hut

Beaminster, Dorset, England

Luxury vintage shepherd's hut for 2 with optional hot tub. Stunning views near Jurassic coast. Min 2 night stay.

Key Points

  • Shepherd's hut set in a forest garden, surrounded by fruit trees offers a private stay for 2 in a kingsize bed near Beaminster.
  • Outside your hut you can relax in your private wood fired hot tub. This costs an additional £50 per stay.
  • Inside there is a pot oven for cooking and an induction hob too. Outside you can cook on the BBQ fire pit.
  • The hut features a private en-suite shower room with flushing toilet.
  • Order a delicious hamper for your stay. Choose from breakfast, cocktail and truffles, celebration, BBQ + cider or order some flowers.
  • There is a range of pubs within walking distance for you to enjoy.


Far from the Madding Crowd - Award-winning Dorset Forest Garden Glamping offers a romantic getaway for two in one of three characterful vintage shepherd's huts! Set amongst fruit trees in a food forest, Dorset Forest Garden is in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of rural West Dorset. The shepherd's hut has it's own private hot tub.

Located close to the Jurassic coast, the Artisan is in its own private garden surrounded by a tall informal hornbeam hedge. You are truly hidden from the rest of the world!  

Inside the hut you can discover a luxurious kingsize bed with snuggly feather duvet and a wood burner for warmth and to heat the kettle! All china and cutlery you could need is supplied as well as eco friendly washing up liquid too! The hut also features your own private ensuite shower and flushing toilet facilities, no traipsing across fields here! 

Outside the hut you can enjoy toasting marshmallows on your own BBQ fire pit. After your meal slip into the warmth of the wood fired hot tub, the perfect place to enjoy the twinkling stars! 

Also in the forest garden is a communal indoor BBQ hut with a fridge, electric kettle and charging points.  This is only shared with one other hut in winter and an additional yurt in the summer months.  

If you wish to have use of your own private wood fired hot tub then there is an additional one off cost of £50 which covers the duration of your stay. If you are celebrating then why not add a celebration hamper which includes a bottle of bubbly to your order.  

The Artisan is available all year round with a minimum 2 night stay. Please note there is a minimum 3 night stay over Christmas, New Year and bank holidays. Bedding and towels are supplied. No pets due to wildlife on site. 

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Room Types

Double Ensuite







 Dining area



Paid Extras





 Dining area

 Fire pit


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks

 Pub within walking distance




 Board games


 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Fire extinguisher




 Kitchenware / Utensils


 Electric car charging

 Free parking


 Quiet location


 Small site (2-4 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 4th May 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Tracy & James Oldfield from The Artisan Shepherd's Hut