Glamping holidays in Dumfries & Galloway, Southern Scotland

The perfect retreat for writers and artists, this cosy en-suite hut provides a rural escape away from life's hustle and bustle.

Midweek 2 nights from £220 + more price options

  • Venue: Private Grounds


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


  • Beautifully furnished for 2
  • En suite Shower and Toilet
  • Private deck, garden & patio
  • Wonderful views, Eco-friendly

Social distancing available at Carraig Shepherds Hut

The owners will stay socially distanced from guests on check in and check out, and whenever needed. Carraig garden is private and exclusively for the use of guests in Carraig.

About Carraig Shepherds Hut

Set on its own in a small paddock opposite Carsebuie House, Carraig Shepherd’s Hut offers everything needed for a restorative, relaxing stay.

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  • Shepherd Huts
Glamping holidays in Dumfries & Galloway, Southern Scotland - Carraig Shepherds Hut


1 unit. Each unit sleeps 2

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Onsite facilities

  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi

Wifi via TP link from owners BT broadband. Parking in communal courtyard where owners park. Deliveries and post also arrive in courtyard. EV charge point is in courtyard by owners' house.

Shared facilities

  • Electric Vehicle Chargepoint

Private facilities

  • BBQ
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Picnic Tables
  • Chiminea
  • Fire Basket to cook on outside
  • First Aid kit
  • Hairdryer
  • Hammock

There is a storage bench, a bistro table with 2 chairs and a parasol on the private decking. There are 2 zero-gravity sun-loungers stored on the decking for use anywhere in the paddock or on the decking. A chiminea is provided for warmth and a fire basket for cooking are set up on the gravelled patio in the paddock. Also on the patio is a bench and a table. A hammock is set up between the beech trees in summertime. The EV Chargepoint in the courtyard is shared with owners.

Eco features

  • Conservation
  • Natural Spring
  • Organic
  • Rainwater Harvesting
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability

All toiletries and cleaning products are eco friendly. The freshly ground coffee is fair-trade, shade-grown, organic and bird-friendly. Toiletries contain no palm oil or parabens. Toilet paper, kitchen towels from 100% recycled paper. Spring water is from our own private well. Drainage to our private septic tank. Welcome basket contains organic products. Optional extra of evening meal on first night is delicious and Vegetarian or Vegan. ( please contact host for details and seasonal menu)

What To Bring

  • Bikes
  • Food & Drink
  • Rainwear
  • Slippers
  • Torches
  • Warm Clothing
  • Wellies

We have tried to provide everything you could need for your comfort. Weather is changeable, so bring appropriate clothing and footwear! Carraig is self-catering. Bring your own food and drink. Basics are provided: coffee, tea, sugar, herbs, salt, pepper, oil, spices etc A welcome basket is provided for your first morning’s breakfast. ( contact host with any special dietary requirements eg GF, Vegetarian, Vegan.) No meat products, but there are eggs from our own pet hens.


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  • Countryside
  • Hillside
  • Remote
  • Rural
  • Woodland

Onsite activities

  • Facial Reflexology
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki
  • Stargazing

Activities nearby

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Darkness walks
  • Golf
  • Stargazing

Appointments for Reflexology and Reiki treatments are bookable in advance for guests if they would like a treatment during their stay. For more info: www.cuilidhretreat.com


  • Midweek 1 night Contact owner
  • Midweek 2 nights £220 - £260
  • Midweek 3 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights £260 - £300
  • Weekend 3 nights £390 - £450
  • Weekly 7 nights Contact owner

Notes about prices

Minimum 2 night stay. Maximum 14 nights ( but please do enquire as there may be some flexibility). Prices quoted are for the entire Shepherd's Hut per stay. Please contact us for pricing of Optional Extras (eg Evening Meal, electric vehicle charge) Do call us for details. See website www.carraigshepherdhut.co.uk

Cancellation policy

Normally a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the booking total is required. However with Covid-19 this is flexible. If guests need to cancel because of anything specifically to do with the virus, then the deposit will be refunded. We rely on guests to be Covid free on arrival and to let us know if there are any problems in advance of their visit.


The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Jane and Andrew Livingston, the owner/manager of Carraig Shepherds Hut.

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