Cleo's Hut

5.7 miles SE of Horsham

Sleeps 2

From £132 per night

Shepherd’s hut in west Sussex with a hot tub: Not far from the beautiful city of Brighton, and just two hours from London, this colourful hut is just the spot for a little getaway. A rural paradise where you can escape reality, hop in the wood-fired hot tub and immerse yourself in nature.


Tucked away at the end of a quiet rural lane in wonderful west Sussex is where this gorgeous shepherd’s hut awaits. Cleo is a tonic for the soul and the perfect place to call ‘home’ for a little while. For those wishing to retreat to a rural idyll, but also have access to city life, the hut is nestled only 20 minutes away from the artistic city of Brighton. Why not pop to ‘The Lanes’ for your morning coffee and have a walk along the pebbled shore of Brighton’s beach? Then retreat back to your hidden haven, light the fire pit, cook alfresco and embrace a starlit dip in the wood-fired hot tub…dreamy!

Step Inside

As you open the ruby-red stable door and enter your pocket-sized paradise, your heart will instantly sing! The interiors ooze countryside charm and the hut has been cleverly designed to ensure your day can flow with ease. To the right, you will find the lavish king-size bed. As the sun rises, open the stable door and allow the golden light to flood through as you enjoy a lazy lie-in, snuggled in the luxurious linens. The sweet table folds up from the wall, which allows more floor space when not in use. The perfectly compact kitchen is well-equipped for your stay in nature with an electric hob, toaster, kettle, induction hot plate and fridge. Whatever season you choose to visit Cleo’s Hut you are promised a cosy stay, as there is a warming wood-burner to keep you snug on cooler days. You’ll find the chic ensuite shower room to the far left of the hut.


What we love about this wholesome hideaway is that the stable door and large kitchen window allow nature to glide inside. Listen to the birds as they sing their morning tune and as the stars fill the sky, wrap up warm and take a seat by the fire pit. On a summer's eve, there’s nowhere better to cook up an alfresco feast. Why not pick up local produce from a nearby farm shop to sizzle over the flickering flames? There are plenty of choices when it comes to choosing your favourite spot for an afternoon read, but for us, it would have to be the raised decking in one of the gorgeous deck chairs. As dusk settles, your hidden hut becomes even more enchanting; pour a glass of bubbles and slip into the heavenly wood-fired hot tub with that special someone and toast to a wonderful getaway spent in nature. The only neighbours you need to worry about at Cleo’s Hut are the sheep who graze peacefully out front.


For adventure seekers, make sure to pack your walking boots and bike, as the South Downs Way, the Downs Link and Devils Dyke are within easy reach. If you have limited space in your car, speak with the owner to hire direct.

For those who love eclectic independent shops, quirky coffee spots and cosy pubs, you are in for a treat with picturesque Brighton on your doorstep. Enjoy a day of beach strolling, pier walking and exploring the famous 'Lanes' before returning to your unique haven.

If you prefer eating out to staying in, then you are spoilt for choice. Leonardslee Gardens, The Crabtree Pub, South Lodge Hotel and Spa and the Bolney Stage Pub are all within walking distance. With Bolney Estate less than a 10-minute walk away, why not treat that special someone to a bespoke tour and wine-tasting experience? However you choose to spend your days in wonderful West Sussex, you will love nothing more than retreating back to your heavenly glamping abode for a romantic evening in nature.


Open plan living-room with kitchen, dining and bedroom areas Wood-burner. Electric hob, toaster, induction hot plate, fridge and kettle. King-size double bed (5')

Shower-room With shower, WC and wash-basin

Extra Information

There is one other hideaway onsite Kenny's Hut (4920 , but each hut has complete privacy from one another.

Important Information

Occasionally livestock will be in the field in front of the hideaway. During this time an electric fence will be in place. Please take care.

Hot tub will be hot upon arrival, unless requested otherwise. For second burn please purchase logs using the honesty box (£10 per bag). For the wood burner, the first basket of logs free, thereafter please use honesty box (£5 for 2 x fire logs, £10 for bag of logs).

It is advised that guests bring a torch with them, especially when the evenings get darker, as there is a short walk from the driveway down a lane to the field in which Cleo's Hut is located.

Availability, reservations and pricing: £132 - £155 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.

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

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