Glamping holidays in Essex, Eastern England

A beautifully secluded shepherd's hut hidden away in woodland next to a private lake on the Essex and Suffolk border.

Weekend 2 nights from £240 + more price options

  • Venue: Private Grounds


  • Dogs Welcome
  • Child Friendly
  • Adults Only
  • Accessible
  • Camp Fires Allowed
  • Large Groups
  • Hot Tub Onsite
  • Social Distancing


  • Your own private lake
  • Your own private wood
  • Your own private meadow
  • Beautiful walks

About Borleymere Shepherd's Hut

Whether you want a short break, a romantic getaway or a longer self-catering glamping holiday, this rural idyll really is an escape from the crazy world we live in.

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Glamping holidays in Essex, Eastern England - Borleymere Shepherd's Hut

Borleymere Shepherd's Hut

1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Onsite facilities

  • Parking

Your own private entrance with parking.

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Outside
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Washing Up Area
  • Bird Hide
  • Dinghy
  • Hammock

You have the choice of cooking on a campfire, on the bbq or in the gas oven. The kitchen is next to the hut and is part-open but undercover, Immediately outside the hut is a covered decking area with table and chairs. The compost toilet and hot shower are in their own cabin a short walk from the hut. The lake and dingy are for your own private use.

Eco features

  • Compost Loos
  • Conservation
  • Off-Grid
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

We have used our own wood as much as possible to build the huts. The compost loo is very efficient and means we don't need a chemical toilet or a septic tank.

What To Bring

  • Rainwear
  • Torches
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

We provide pretty much everything but bring appropriate clothing for the weather. We provide a welcome pack which includes milk, bread, eggs and butter. There are basic provisions provided (salt, pepper, oil, tea bags, coffee etc.) so just bring the food you want to eat.


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  • Countryside
  • Lakeside
  • Remote
  • Rural
  • Woodland

Onsite activities

  • Cycling
  • Walking

Activities nearby

  • Sightseeing
  • Walking

There are plenty of wonderful footpaths for walking and lanes for cycling. Perfect for long dog walks. There are bikes available to use for no charge. A huge number of beautiful Tudor villages in the area.


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £190 - £200
  • Midweek 3 nights £285 - £300
  • Midweek 4 nights £340 - £380
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £240 - £280
  • Weekend 3 nights £330 - £360
  • Weekly 7 nights £560 - £630


  • Dog per stay £15

Notes about prices

£100 is the per night cost for a mid week booking Mon – Fri (high-season). £380 for four nights Mon – Fri. Weekend rate for 2 nights is £280 and 3 nights £360 (high-season). Dog charge £15 per stay. Please go to our website for a detailed tariff and an availability calendar.

Cancellation policy

If for any reason you have to cancel the booking please advise us immediately by telephone or email followed by a confirmation letter. If you give us plenty of notice we will do our best to get a replacement booking and if we are successful will refund you (less the deposit of £100) any monies paid.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Charlie Hamp, the owner/manager of Borleymere Shepherd's Hut.

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