The Hillside Hut

4 miles N of Polperro

Sleeps 2 | dog friendly

From £90 per night

Shepherd’s Hut in Cornwall: Peaceful woodland and rolling hills encompass this charming shepherd’s hut perched atop an enchanting valley in the tranquil Cornish countryside. Refresh and recharge at this wholesome getaway for two.


This pocket-sized paradise is simply majestic. With unbeatable valley views and the sound of birdsong in the air, you are sure to feel utterly at peace here. Set in the idyllic Cornish countryside, immerse yourself in nature, sink into the hammock and admire the beauty that surrounds you. Emerald tones and pretty plants complete the inside space, creating a calming and inviting ambience. Perfect for a solo adventure or romantic break, The Hillside Hut is the most idyllic escape. Even your four-legged friend is welcome to come along for the adventure.

Step Inside

Arriving at The Hillside Hut is like something out of a dream. The hut itself invites you inside, greeting you with its welcoming aura. In keeping with its beautifully rural surroundings, verdant and pine interiors fill the hideaway and pretty botanicals make you feel at home. To the left, sits the sumptuous double bed, complete with a porthole window, positioned perfectly for admiring the view. Enjoy a slow morning here, watching the natural world go by. The lovely kitchen area is superbly equipped with everything you’ll need during your stay. Including; one ring electric hob, fridge, kettle and toaster. There is a cute dining area too, perfect for enjoying a scrumptious breakfast or romantic evening meal. You’ll love lighting the wood-burner on cooler evenings as the flickering flames are sure to keep you nice and toasty. The stylish shower-room provides the perfect place to freshen up after a seaside adventure or rambling countryside walk. You are sure to feel well-rested and content after a stay at The Hillside Hut.


Perched atop a peaceful meadow, you can admire the panoramic countryside views from every angle. The enchanting valley below is captivating. Watch the sunrise and listen to the birds sing as you sip your morning coffee, sink into the heavenly hammock for an afternoon snooze or snuggle up around the firepit as the stars illuminate the sky above you. There is so much beautiful space to be enjoyed, your beloved pooch will love roaming the large garden area. You can even set off on a walk through the surrounding woodland from the hut. However you spend your time here, a getaway to The Hillside Hut is bound to be truly unforgettable.


Should you decide to explore the local area, you will be spoiled for choice for things to see and do. Situated in a small rural hamlet, The Hillside Hut is in the perfect location for exploring south Cornwall. There are some amazing walks through the surrounding woodland which takes you to the Deer Park forest, or a little further afield to the bustling seaside town of Looe. Looe offers a lovely beach and plenty of restaurants and of course fish and chip takeaways! The Plough in Duloe is a short distance from the hut, serving delicious locally sourced food in a relaxed setting. Just a short drive away, you will find the pretty harbourside village of Polperro, packed full of character and Cornish charm.

Offering a complete contrast in scenery, a trip to Bodmin Moor is a must. Its dramatic landscape is breathtaking with amazing rock formations and ancient tin mines. On the edge of Bodmin Moor, you will find the town of Liskeard, offering a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants, with a market every second Saturday of the month. To find out more about Cornwall’s history visit the National Trust estate of Lanhydrock, boasting glorious gardens, parkland and a great network of cycling and walking trails. Cardinham Woods is also a great spot for lovers of the outdoors! Or visit Golitha Falls for spectacular waterfalls through ancient oak woodland. Alternatively, head to the coast and spend a day at the picturesque Fowey, offering the most gorgeous scenery, lovely independent shops and charming eateries. The world-renowned Eden Project and The Lost Gardens of Heligan also make for a perfect day out and are great for plant lovers! After exploring all the beauty Cornwall has to offer, you will love returning to your picturesque paradise for a peaceful night's rest.


Open plan living-room with kitchen and dining areas. Wood-burner. Electric 1 ring hob, fridge, kettle and toaster. Double bed (4'6'') and en suite Shower-room with shower, WC and wash-basin.

Availability, reservations and pricing: £90 - £130 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 £38 per pet per week or short break.

A non-refundable booking fee of £35.00 is payable per booking.

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