The Forager Shepherd's Hut

Beaminster, Dorset, England

Unique vintage shepherd's hut for 2 with hot tub. Incredible views across Dorset's rolling hills, near the 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.
  • Inside there is a wood burner for heating and for boiling the kettle plus a pot oven. 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 site offers a romantic getaway for two in one of three characterful vintage shepherd's huts! Set amongst fruit trees in a food forest, it lays inside the Dorset AONB (area of outstanding natural beauty) in the heart of rural West Dorset. With a private hot tub.

Located close to the Jurassic coast, Forager is set up high in the Forest Garden giving it stunning views across Hardy's countryside, all the way to the iron age fort at Eggardon Hill. Surrounded by fruit trees it offers the the perfect romantic break for 2.

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.  

Booking includes your own private wood fired hot tub. If you are celebrating then why not add a celebration hamper which includes a bottle of bubbly to your order.  

Forager is available all year round with a minimum 2 night stay but a minimum 3 nights 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



 Not suitable for those with mobility issues



 Hot water





 Dining area


 Plug sockets


Paid Extras

 BBQ Hut





 Dining area

 Fire pit




 Private entrance

 Seating area

Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport





 Whole site bookings for group events


 Board games




 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Bring outdoor towels

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire extinguisher

 Smoke alarm


 Drinking water






 Kitchenware / Utensils

 Tea & Coffee



 Electric car charging

 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space


 Quiet location


 Small site (2-4 accoms)

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 8th November 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Tracy & James Oldfield from The Forager Shepherd's Hut