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Shepherds Hut at Rushcroft Farm

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7 Nights See prices

  • £644  to  £707

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Short Breaks From

  • £100 p/night
    Off peak
    (2 night min)
  • £110 p/night
    Peak season
    (2 night min)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    1 Room

  • Min Nights

    2 (all year)

  • Children

    No Children

  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Access


  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking

About Shepherds Hut at Rushcroft Farm

The Shepherds Hut is perfect for couples who want to feel at one with the beautiful Hampshire countryside without giving up comforts like a proper bed and hot water. This beautifully presented shepherds hut sits in a peaceful spot on Rushcroft Farm in the New Forest National Park, just a five-minute walk from Sway village with its two friendly pubs, The Silver Hind and the Hare and Hounds.

Sway is a fantastic destination for a relaxing holiday. Not only is it in the beautiful New Forest National Park but it is also close to the Solent coastline. In addition to excellent pubs, a fantastic butcher selling locally reared meat, a cafe/deli and restaurant, Sway is known for the landmark of Peterson's Folly or, more simply, Sway Tower, which is visible for miles. Another huge benefit to staying on Rushcroft Farm is that it is also walking distance from Sway's train station where there is a regular service to New Forest towns, as well as Lymington, Poole, Bournemouth and Southampton. You do not need to drive to enjoy a fantastic day out.

Walking and cycling are two of the best ways to explore the New Forest, and there are miles of footpaths and bridleways nearby. Rushcroft Farm offers on-site livery for those who want to discover the landscape with their favourite four-legged friend (should you want to bring your own horse, it can be kept in the paddock overlooked by the hut), or book a guided pony trek at some local stables. If you prefer a saddle on wheels then bring your bike or hire one from one of several locations including in Lymington, just four miles away.

Lymington is a lovely town full of character with its Georgian fronted shops and houses. The Saturday market is certainly worth a visit, but even if you miss Market Day, you can still enjoy browsing the town's boutiques and strolling along the quayside. Take the car and passenger ferry across the Solent to the Isle of Wight, or visit Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu or Lyndhurst. The National Motor Museum is a must for car enthusiasts, with other local attractions including Exbury Gardens, Brockenhurst, Burley and Milford-on-Sea.

In addition to the Shepherds Hut, Rushcroft Farm has three charming self-catering cottages which each sleep two to four people, or which can be booked together to accommodate groups of up to ten. There is also a quiet campsite. Please see their website for more information.

Contact the owner

Owner details:

Lynn Cheer joined Independent Cottages in July 2017

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Open Fire
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Accessible by Public Transport
  • Pub Nearby
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Horse Riding Nearby
  • Stables/ Livery Onsite
  • Farm Stay

Location (The New Forest)

Accommodation Comprises:

The Shepherds Hut is cosy and comfortable, providing everything you need for a romantic self-catering experience.

  • At one end of the hut is a fitted double bed with clever storage underneath.
  • Shower room with a shower, WC and sink.
  • Kitchenette with Shaker-style cupboards, sink, microwave, fridge, kettle and toaster.
  • Dividing the sleeping and cooking areas is the living area with a table and chairs for two and a TV with a DVD player. The hut also has plug sockets and USB power points.
  • Glazed doors open up onto a deck and the stunning countryside views. The deck has a fire pit and garden furniture so you can make the most of good weather from watching the sunrise with a cup of tea to stargazing snuggled under a blanket.

Additional Information: Utilities, sheets, towels and electricity are all included with the hire of the Shepherds Hut. The hut is available from 1 April to 1 November with a minimum stay of two nights. Dogs and smoking are not permitted.

Prices: Short breaks are popular and charged at £83 per night (Monday to Thursday inc) and £100 per night (Friday to Sunday inc) during April and May. The months of June to October inclusive are charged at £90 per night (Monday to Thursday inc) and £100 per night (Friday to Sunday inc). Please contact the owner for weekly prices. Sorry but no children.

Shepherds Hut at Rushcroft Farm Tariff & Supplementary Information

Season Weekly Rate Short Breaks

Tue, 2nd Nov 2021 - Sun, 1st Jan 2023
Changeover: Any Day, Min Nights: 2
Short break prices:
2 nights: £230 | 3 nights: £345 | 4 nights: £460 | 5 nights: £575 | 6 nights: £690
Additional Notes: No arrivals on a Sunday

7 Nights

2 Nights

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 2 in 1 bedroom (1 Double)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)7850 258790 before paying by bank transfer.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Lynn Cheer
Member Since July 2017

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Just click on the owner website link below or call us on 07850 258790

Last Minute Offers

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Rushcroft Cottage 2

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Rushcroft Lodge

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Shepherds Hut at Rushcroft Farm 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 6th May 2022
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