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Beautifully presented shepherds hut in secluded rural location
Enjoy a romantic meal for two
A wood burner to ensure you're warm and toasty
Stylish details throughout the property
A well-equipped kitchen
Enjoy preparing romantic meals
View from the property
Snuggle up in the king-size bed
Enjoy reading a good book
En-suite shower room with WC
A spacious shower
Garden furniture and firepit for al fesco dining
1 / 12  Beautifully presented shepherds hut in secluded rural location
2 / 12  Enjoy a romantic meal for two
3 / 12  A wood burner to ensure you're warm and toasty
4 / 12  Stylish details throughout the property
5 / 12  A well-equipped kitchen
6 / 12  Enjoy preparing romantic meals
7 / 12  View from the property
8 / 12  Snuggle up in the king-size bed
9 / 12  Enjoy reading a good book
10 / 12  En-suite shower room with WC
11 / 12  A spacious shower
12 / 12  Garden furniture and firepit for al fesco dining

The Mad Hutters

Appledore, Kent
Sleeps 2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms 1
Change Fri
Dogs welcome 1
4 star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Enclosed garden / patio
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Beach within easy reach
Shepherd Hut
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
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At a glance

  • Unique bespoke shepherd’s hut, set on the Romney Marsh
  • Perfect romantic getaway in a private position in the owner's grounds
  • Ideal for walkers, close to the High Weald AONB and a short drive from the striking landscape at Dungeness
Property code: 65628

Charming luxurious bespoke shepherds hut, located in a tranquil setting in the depths of the Kent countryside, making an ideal romantic getaway.

Located on the outskirts of the charming Kent village of Appledore and set on the Romney Marsh this pretty shepherd's hut is within easy reach of the local antique shops, village store and popular pub and tea shop. The historic market towns of Tenterden and Rye are close by offering boutique shopping, as is the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which boasts an abundance of beautiful walks and scenery. This is a fantastic base from which to explore the many local vineyards, gardens and historic houses, as well as the Kent and East Sussex coastline, with the soft golden sand of Camber only ten miles away.

Leading through a private garden area and up a couple of steps, you are met with this delightful shepherds hut, perfect for a luxurious romantic glamping experience. Entering the property, you will find to the left the snug sleeping area with a king-size bed and wall mounted Smart TV/DVD and radio/iPod dock, perfect for listening to music, and plenty of storage space. There is a dining table with seating and a wood burner perfect for cosy nights in, underfloor heating ensures you’re always warm and toasty. The kitchen area is well-equipped with an electric oven and two ring hob, fridge with ice compartment and butlers sink. The shepherd's hut is complete with an en-suite shower room with shower and WC.

Venturing outside to the private garden with a table and chairs where you can enjoy watching buzzards fly over whlist the neighbouring sheep roam around their fully fenced field. This is a perfect area for al fresco dining with a charcoal BBQ provided, or perhaps enjoy a nice glass of wine or a good local ale. There is private parking available nearby.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 1 sleeping area - king-size
  • 1 shower room
  • Electric oven and two ring hob, fridge with ice compartment
  • Wood burner (all logs included)
  • Electric and electric underfloor heating included
  • Private parking for 1 car
  • Wi-Fi included
  • 1 dog welcome - please be aware that there is livestock in the adjacent field and dogs need to be kept under control at all times
  • Shop, pub and tearoom within walking distance
  • Charcoal BBQ available
  • Smart TV/DVD, radio and iPod dock
  • The owner will allow a tent to be pitched beside the property for additional guests if required - please note tent and equipment are not provided

This property is personally managed by Julie.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 37 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Nick 14th February 2020

Amazing and unique property. The hut worked perfectly for us to relax and unwind, even whilst storm Dennis raged outside. The hut have everything we needed, especially the wood burner!

Reviewed by Laura 23rd January 2020

The village it is located in is so peaceful and very sleepy with stunning houses to look at. Make sure to visit the Woolpack Inn at Warehorne too! Lyndsey provides you with all the basics like tea, coffee, sugar, milk, pots and pans, towels and bedding! She really has thought of everything! It is the perfect romantic getaway.

Reviewed by Andrew 20th December 2019

From the moment you arrive at Mad Hutters you are made to feel so very welcome from Lyndsey & Huw. Everything thing is very well thought out, there is nothing that you will be without in this beautiful hut! They really have gone the extra mile and more to make sure your stay is perfect. We really wish that we had booked two weeks rather than one! ARead morell the extra special touches made our Christmas very special. Highly recommended. Hide

Reviewed by Craig 6th December 2019

Lovelyshepherds hut ,well equipped and cosy .in a quiet ,rural location.owners very friendly and helpful

Reviewed by Alicia 17th October 2019

Everything was perfect, great location, amazing cosey hut which is very spacious and well thought out. Great facilities and lovely enclosed garden area. I would definitely recommend and certainly would visit again

Reviewed by Charlotte 11th October 2019

A lovely little property, very cosy, clean and incredibly well equipped. Whod have thought you could fit so much into such a compact space!? Clearly a lot of thought had gone into trying to cater to its guests every need. Walks on the doorstep, and a wealth of history to explore nearby. Would recommend.

Reviewed by Alister 4th October 2019

We loved our stay in The Mad Hutters. A perfect long weekend getaway! Peaceful, secluded location. Good quality, well equipped accommodation. Plenty to do in the surrounding area. Tenterden is a very nice town, with a good range of eating places.

Reviewed by Hugh 15th September 2019

This is a fabulous little 'hut', imaginatively laid out, very well equipped and in a quiet spot. It is also well placed for garden visits.

Reviewed by Tim 2nd September 2019

It was a perfect escape to enjoy piece and quite. The actual hut was flawless absolutely spotless and the jams bread butter, cake which were left for us were a real treat. Cant wait to go again. Thank you so much

Reviewed by Yvonne 27th August 2019

Everything about the site was great from the location to the really well equipped hut. Set in a lovely grassy area and really private. The hosts were really helpful

Reviewed by Maxine 23rd August 2019

Wow what a gem! Perfect in every way. They had thought of every thing so it was like home from home. We had perfect weather too so made good use of the bbq. Great get away from it all. only a 20 min drive to camber or Dungeness. Highly recommended thank you

Reviewed by Tracey 10th August 2019

Great, quirky and fun place to stay. Nice quiet surroundings. Loved watching the sheep and the rabbits in the field opposite. Great little extras on arrival, milk, bread, butter, jam and a lovely piece of cake each :) would definitely recommend!

Reviewed by Fiona 6th August 2019

Mad Hutters is absolutely lovely. It is beautifully furnished and really well equipped with good quality utensils, crockery, bedlinen, towels, etc.etc. The extra touch of home made cake, etc. was very welcoming. The owners are friendly and helpful, whilst not intrusive. We visited in summer but it would also be a cosy retreat in winter. The weatherRead more was good except for our last night with heavy rain and strong winds. However, the hut is so well insulated that it did not unduly disturb us. Hide

Reviewed by John 19th July 2019

Definitely stay here. Its in a stunning little location, just outside the main street of Appledore. Lyndsey the host was so lovely, and even gave us a welcome piece of cake each. Lovely comfy bed and much bigger than it looks on the pictures. Would highly recommend this little hut. Impeccably decorated and has everything you'll need for your stay. Read moreReally relaxing. We will certainly be back. Thank you. Hide

Reviewed by Peter 15th July 2019

Superb well appointed and equipped comfortable accommodation. The owners have thought of everything, just everything. Quiet secluded location. Puts the Glam into glamping! We had such a lovely and enchanting stay.

Reviewed by Mark 28th June 2019

Truly a wonderful experience staying in this shephards hut. It had everything we needed for a very pleasant weekend break. We loved the seclusion, the amenities, look and feel of the hut.

Reviewed by Joanna 31st May 2019

My partner and I and our little dog had such a wonderful weekend at this pretty shepherds hut. Set in a beautiful location we were blessed with gorgeous weather and gorgeous views. We definitely recommend this place and will absolutely come again.Thank you to the hosts for making our stay so memorable.

Reviewed by Margaret 17th May 2019

A lovely Sheperds Hut in an idyllic location. We were greeted with milk, bread, butter, preserves, and cake waiting for us on arrival. Somewhere to sit in the Spring sunshine, listen to the birds and enjoy the antics of a woodpecker on the nut feeder immediately outside the hut in the beautiful Kent countryside and close to the coast.

Reviewed by Karla 3rd May 2019

The shepherd hut was perfect in every possible way. The bed was lovely and comfortable. The view first thing in the morning was beautiful, especially the 2 woodpeckers hanging around. Heating and hot water, amazing. So clean and tidy. Lyndsey and Huw even left a bottle of Prosecco for our wedding anniversary. Was a perfect weekend away, couldn't haRead moreve asked for anything better. Looking forward to returning in the future. Hide

Reviewed by Zoe 19th April 2019

Perfect for a nice and cosy getaway, firepit so you can have cosy nights outside in evenings looking up at the stars.

Reviewed by Fiona 16th April 2019

Mud Hutters was perfect for what we wanted which was some time away relaxing. The hut was perfect in every way. It was very cosy and had everything we could want and more The hosts were friendly and helpful. The location was lovely and would thoroughly recommend it.

Reviewed by Stephen 23rd March 2019

Right from the start of our holiday at Mad Hutters, it was obvious that we had made an excellent choice. The accommodation surpassed our expectations and the hosts were absolutely lovely. By far the best experience we have had with this type of holiday, and I would very happily recommend to anyone and everyone!

Reviewed by Joanna 8th March 2019

We totally recommend staying in this hut, it is AMAZING and we are true 'Mad Hutters' now having made full use of the wonderful BBQ in the wind and rain both nights during our weekend stay! The huge bed is very comfortable, the little wood burner is a wonderful feature, the shower is fantastic and the kitchen has everything you could want. A peacefRead moreul weekend stay and would definitely return again. Hide

Reviewed by Michael 30th December 2018

loved this place and would definitely come back. Everything was great. The hosts were lovely.

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