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Shepherd’s Hut Retreat in Northern Ireland

£100 per night

Northern Ireland

Minimum 2 nights

Sleeps 2 Adults and 1 Child

Shepherd’s Hut Retreat in Northern Ireland

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What You'll Do

Get off the beaten track and stay in the beautiful countryside of Northern Ireland, far from the rush of modern life in your own private shepherd's hut. Disconnect from your daily life and routine for as long as you need, and spend your days hiking, fishing, or simply relaxing in the beautiful surroundings.

Arrive and check in to your private shepherd’s hut, then spend the next few nights enjoying the peace and tranquility this little corner of Northern Ireland has to offer.

 

If you need something to fill the days with, there is plenty on offer. Meander along Johnny’s Trail, planted with more than 23,000 native trees, listen to the singing birds and discover the pond, roundhouse and bushcraft area on your way. Let the kids busy themselves in our purpose-built playground or enjoy a spin in our tractor barrel ride.

Learn about the rich culture and heritage of the Ring of Guillon, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is steeped in myths and legends, there are countless ancient stories which have been retold around the campfire for centuries; from where Fíonn fell into the lake on top of the mountain and gained his grey hair to where Sétanta slew the hound and was thereafter named  Cúchulainn, the Hound of Ulster.

Your hosts have farmed here for years and are delighted to share their knowledge of the local area, the traditions and the famous craic for which the Irish are renowned.

The Shepherd’s Hut accommodates up to three people in a double bed with a single ‘bunk’ above.

This cosy hut has an electric heater, internal/external lighting and electrical sockets.

There is also a kitchenette with a sink, hot/cold water, twin gas hob and utensils.

The hut is surrounded by a circular stone wall and within the wall is a garden, picnic bench, fire pit and an outside spring water tap.

The communal kitchen is only 20m away, where there is a fridge, oven, sink  and room for indoor eating.

The shower rooms are also around 20-30 m away and are equipped with underfloor heating , shower, toilet and hand-basins.

You will be allocated a shower room for your stay, in order to comply with current COVID regulations.

 

Experience
Highlights

Stay in your own cosy, private shepherd's hut for a unique glamping experience

Explore the beautiful natural surroundings on a number of hikes

Switch off from the daily grind and immerse yourself in the peace, tranquility and charm of the Emerald Isle

Your Local Host:

Pádraig

My name is Pádraig Carragher and I am a wood turner based within The Ring of Gullion in South Armagh.

As a native to the Ring of Gullion, it is my life’s passion to impart just some of the history, culture, folklore and mythology that this magical destination has on offer.

Sharing not only my knowledge of the area but to also facilitate the craft of wood turning to those who want to immerse themselves creatively.

Reviews (1)

Janine

Saturday 20th July, 2019

1st time camping and I had the best weekend - the site is lovely with all the facilities you need, there's a kitchen on site as well as lovely shower rooms and toilets close to campsite. Padraig is a lovely fella and was very helpful and friendly. We...

1st time camping and I had the best weekend - the site is lovely with all the facilities you need, there's a kitchen on site as well as lovely shower rooms and toilets close to campsite. Padraig is a lovely fella and was very helpful and friendly. We will definitely come back!

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Location Information

The glamping retreat is situated in Northern Ireland, near the border with the Republic of Ireland. Surrounded by stunning hillsides, woodlands, rivers and lakes, it’s the perfect place to truly get away from it all and switch off for a short time.

Exact directions and an address will be provided on your booking voucher.

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FAQs

There is no mobile phone signal or wifi on site. But a landline will be available in case of emergency.

Wood is available to purchase on site.

Unfortunately, due to the sheep grazing close by, dogs are not allowed.

The nearest convenience store is in Mullaghbawn 1 mile away from the glamping site.

Yes, bedding is provided in all accommodation.