3.5 miles N of Fowey
Sleeps 2 | dog friendly
From £85 per night
Shepherd’s Hut in Cornwall: a romantic, beautifully-crafted hideaway in the heart of the tranquil countryside, with a lakeside barbeque hut for outdoor sunset feasts.
Shepherd’s Rest is a hidden treasure, set amongst gently rolling green hills and overlooking a picturesque pond. The charming village of Lerryn is just a short stroll away, and it’s not too far from the Cornish coast too, making it an idyllic hideaway in which to spend some peaceful time in nature with your loved one.
Inside, you’ll marvel at the craftsmanship and attention-to-detail in every corner. When you step through the French doors to the open plan space, the reclaimed floorboards and stunning panelled ceiling immediately create an enchanting, natural atmosphere for your romantic escape. It’s easy to switch off from the bustle of modern life and make yourself at home here. From the luxurious double bed, wake to calming views of the meadow and ponds. There’s a small fridge-freezer, a gas cooker and oak worktops in the beautifully finished kitchen, so you can prepare a special breakfast for two before planning your day’s adventures at the breakfast bar. In the evening, freshen up in the lavish shower room whilst you warm your towel on the heated towel rail. And for a cosy night in, curl up in front of the toasty woodburner with a board game.
Shepherd’s Rest is just as captivating outside. Relax in a lounger on the decking and soak up your peaceful natural surroundings. Listen to the birds singing, get lost in a book or, if you fancy, while away the hours fishing in the well-stocked pond.
If you love to cook outdoors you’re in for a treat at Shepherd’s Rest - just beyond the lake you’ll find your own rustic barbecue hut, with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. It’s the perfect secluded spot to enjoy a dreamy sunset together. And when you’re ready to sit back with a glass of wine, the chiminea will keep you warm for stargazing late into the evening. Simply bliss.
Dogs are welcome at Shepherd’s Rest too. If you have a four-legged companion to bring along, there’s even a specially built matching mini shepherd’s hut kennel next door!
Out and About
Half a mile down the hill from Shepherd's Rest and you'll find yourself in the cute village of Lerryn. With its quaint stepping stones over the river, friendly village store and the Ship Inn; a 16th Century pub which has a newly renovated beer garden/BBQ area and serves delicious local produce, Lerryn is definitely worth a visit. There are some superb walks around here, or you can go by paddle power and hire a kayak to explore this beautiful estuary and its inlets. It's a short drive to Fowey, for boutique shops and a range of places to eat. Cardinham Woods, with its miles and miles of cycle trails, and Polkerris Beach, where you'll find a pub, cafe, gallery and restaurant aren't far away. The impressive National Trust estate of Lanhydrock is very close, as is the antiques town of Lostwithiel and the hilltop castle ruins of Restormel, and it's not much further to the Eden Project, the Lost Gardens of Heligan or the historic harbour of Charlestown (Poldark!). That said, if you don't feel like venturing far, there's often something going on in Lerryn, whether it's a sailing festival, fair, art exhibition or simply quiz night in the pub.
Shepherd's Hut: Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas. Gas cooker, fridge, TV, wood-burner and double bed (5'). Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.
Availability, reservations and pricing: From £85 - £128 per night
Bed linen and towels are included in the price. There are no extra charges for cots or high chairs where they are listed in the property description on the website.
There is a charge of £35 per pet per week or short break.
A non-refundable booking fee of £40 is payable per booking.
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