Offering mountain views, Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut is an accommodation located in Thirlmere, 27 km from World of Beatrix Potter and 33 km from Askham Hall. With free private parking, the property is 11 km from Derwentwater and 26 km from Buttermere. Towels and bed linen are provided in the luxury tent. Lake Windermere is 34 km from the luxury tent, while Cat Bells is 17 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut has been welcoming guests since 16 Mar 2017.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
2 single beds
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Guest reviews


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  • Chris
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    close to everything you need be it biking hiking or just a couple of days away. no internet so if you're the type glued to a screen then its not for you its a working farm with everything you need and nothing you don't i'll definitely be using it...
  • Jo
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Stunning location, surrounded by hills! Peaceful place, owner's so friendly and accomodating. The working farm with free-range chickens and animals in the fields ....wonderful stay.
  • Thomas
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great shepherds hut with cooking facilities, close to a pub and close to Keswick
  • Millward
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Was clean and comfortable great location too a pub and cafe easy to walk to nice walks around and lake 1 Mile away close to Keswick town centre the host was really nice
  • Dean
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    What a scenic place to stay, stayed here over night with my gf when traveling from Aberdeen back to london, gem of a place shepherds hut is basic but very tranquil, ok the toilet is a short walk, but not a problem they was immaculate tbh, owner...
  • Jessica
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The location was beautiful and the staff were super friendly and helpful!
  • Jennifer
    Beautiful setting and unique experience to stay in the Shepherds Hut. Having basic kitchen facilities meant that we could self cater for dinner and breakfast. At first we were a bit taken aback with the distance and terrain to cross to get to the...
  • Happytraveller8
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The view was incredible, a stone's throw away from a beautiful waterfall! We had a fantastic stay and would definitely recommend it for an overnight stop!
  • Brian
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    cute little hut, very comfy bed with basic facilities to make a brew and a stove for basic cooking
  • Steve
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Was expecting basic and it exceeded it. Very friendly and helpful staff. Adequate facilities but wonderful location. Hut was comfy and had more than enough space.

Property questions and answers
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  • Are there shower facilities?

    Shower and loo are just a short walk to the main house
    Answered on 24 September 2020
  • What type of accommodation When I went to book it says TENT, but I thought I’d was a hit?

    Yes it’s a shepherds hut
    Answered on 11 July 2021
  • Hello, would you allow a small dog (always on lead and with their own bed) to stay? Thanks!

    Yes that would be fine
    Answered on 31 May 2021
  • Do you have parking facilities?

    Plenty of parking
    Answered on 24 September 2020
  • Just looking at the hut, the listing is for a tent, can you confirm which it is, plus would i be able to cook my own food, it looks all good, please c..

    It is a hut and you can cook there is a 2 ringed hob and a fridge also a microwave.
    Answered on 12 October 2020
  • Hi, I think I see an outdoor firepit next the hut, am I right? Can guests make a fire outside?

    It’s not a big fire pit but yes you can have a fire if it’s not a drought.
    Answered on 15 February 2022
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Facilities of Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Media & Technology
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed).
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    • Adult only
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    Languages spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 20:30


    From 06:00 to 10:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children are not allowed.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    There is no capacity for cots at this property.

    There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 08:00 and 23:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Legal information

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut

    • Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut is 800 yards from the centre of Thirlmere. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Stybeck Farm Shephards Hut is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

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