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Oasis HabitatsOasis Habitats
01249 848649

With the current pandemic causing many people to pause and revaluate life’s priorities, Oasis Habitats has seen a surge in enquires for its unique eco-friendly and off-grid accommodation solutions. With an increase in the demand to ‘get back to nature’, enquiries from the traditional holiday park market have been joined by those from the county estate hotel sector, attracted by the unique luxury Oasis’ designs offer guests.

While many companies have seen a decrease in operational duties and sales during lockdown, the opposite has occurred at Oasis. On top of this, the launch of its specialist landowner partnership programmes have seen its role adapt from ‘poacher’ to ‘gamekeeper’ as it forges significant alliances with industry leaders.

“All in all, although this feature is called ‘back to business’, we have not been away. This is expected to be our best year yet,” says CEO Damon Farrell.



Rural Business NetworkRural Business Network
01740 669422

Rural Business Network opened for membership on 1 April this year and is run by proud farmer and events specialist, Jo Martin. It is a community of like-minded people including farmers who are diversifying, and food and drink, tourism and creative businesses. Some are starting out, some are growing.

From just £10+VAT per month, members benefit from:

• A dedicated contact to direct your questions
• Access to online events to gain knowledge and inspiration on business issues affecting you
• Access to a members-only Facebook group to ask questions and share successes
• Weekly e-newsletters – receive relevant news, opportunities and events direct to your inbox
• Social media shares and shoutouts

#RuralBusinessNetwork is crowdfunding from 1-29 September. Become a friend, supporter or member through the Crowdfunder page:



Bothy SoresBothy Stores
0131 210 0104

New to the market, the Artist Bothy by Bothy Stores presents a great opportunity for function venues looking to offer new and unique tourist accommodation in light of Covid-19. Available turnkey from £29,000, with a good ROI and finance options, the Artist Bothy can be installed prefabricated or delivered flat-packed.

The Artist Bothy is a haven inspired by the simplicity and seclusion of traditional mountain bothies. Designed for now but drawing on the past, it seems to belong in any setting. It transforms a special location into a destination, where people and nature can coexist. It is a place to relax, think and create, and can be customised to suit your unique requirements.



Riverside Shepherds HutsRiverside Shepherd Huts
01527 821848

Based in Worcestershire, Riverside Shepherd Huts has been building bespoke huts since 2011 and is the first hut company to offer a full steel frame hut for durability and strength, with a 30 year guarantee.

Huts are fully insulated, so you can enjoy them all year round, designed to suit your exact requirements and available from 10-30ft in length and up to 10ft in width.

Self-build huts are now also available. Choose from the steel frame on its own or opt for a hut with the roof and corrugated side panels already fixed, ready for you to complete the rest. Delivery can be made anywhere in the UK or Europe.


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