Gumboots & Wellingtons
Description: A small glamping operation based in North Yorkshire, catering for cyclists and hikers among others
Product: A bundle of major component parts for the self-build of a large shepherd hut, including plans, a step by step guide, cast iron wheels, bespoke timber roof construction, doors, windows and bespoke roof sheets
Company: Tithe Barn Shepherd Huts
Telephone: 01788 510507 / 07711 581904
Details: Tithe Barn Shepherd Huts worked closely with owners Andrew and Lesley Beale over several months as they considered the size and design of the first of the two shepherd huts they will offer at their glamping site. As with many customers, the large 6m x 2.8m hut they wished to build required several bespoke items that we were able to supply. We were also able to offer ongoing support during the build.
Feedback: Andrew Beale, owner Gumboots & Wellingtons, said: “I found Tithe Barn Shepherd Huts while researching for our glamping business. Phillip and Sally gave me the confidence to self-build, as their bespoke parts packages and advice made anything possible! I’m a novice builder, so their step-by-step guide has proved invaluable, with photographs for each stage of the build. I honestly couldn’t have done it without the guidance of Phillip and Sally, and also my father-in-law who helped me build what is essentially a tiny house! I highly recommend Tithe Barn Shepherd Huts and will be placing another order very soon.”
Description: Luxury glamping accommodation based around the idea of luxury in a field
Product: Turnkey Hut and Brace Hut
Company: Blackdown Shepherd Huts
Telephone: 01460 929774
Details: Dimpsey originally ordered a Turnkey Hut to start a glamping business on the farm. With stunning views across the Blackdown Hills and a lovely secluded position, the team has continued to capitalise on the hut and its positioning by adding an outdoor hot tub and kitchen. The hut has a high occupancy level all year round, so when the opportunity to expand with a second hut presented itself, Blackdown Shepherd Huts was happy to assist. The second hut, a luxury Brace, is set in a different area on the farm and includes a slipper bath, double bed, sitting area and kitchen area – but over two huts joined together.
Feedback: “Dimpsey gets the most amazing reviews – not just for the area and the service we provide our customers, but for the hut and how clever it is. It really does have everything you need. Also, because it’s a solid building (albeit on wheels!), it allows us to have guests all year round. The second hut is already proving to be popular – we had bookings before it had arrived based on the lovely images we were able to share of the Brace, and Blackdown and Dimpsey’s reputation.”
Ellipse Leisure Buildings
Due to launch this year is the Greta by Ellipse Leisure Buildings from its Haven range of luxury outdoor accommodation. Complementing the Balder and the Tees models, its name is taken from the river that flows through the site where all the models are handmade by expert craftsmen. The Greta will have the largest footprint option within the standard Haven range.
As with all the Ellipse models, the interior and exterior can be bespoke depending on use and style; the only limit to what can be achieved is a client’s imagination.
Incorporating a unique roof design, the Greta provides spacious and comfortable living space.