Unique hand-made shepherds huts offering beautiful boutique camping holidays in the tiny East Sussex village of Bodiam.
Only yards from the National Trust’s fairy tale castle in Bodiam, situated in a wooded glade on a farm between the River Rother and the steam railway, yet it is only a short walk to the local pub.
There is a Michelin starred restaurant in the village and a small ferry service operates to the next village down stream.
The farm is 200 acres of grassland and orchards run by the family.
Each hut offers accommodation for up to five people with a combination of bunk beds and a double bed.
A gas hob and an outside fire pit provide cooking facilities and a separate hut offers showers, toilets and basins. Piping hot water is supplied by a gas fired boiler offering convenience for our guests.
The huts are finished to a high level, in terms of interior decoration and safety and are accredited by Quality in Tourism.
They are warm and cosy, double glazed, fully insulated and heated with a gas heater, they are designed to be both comfortable and user friendly at any time of year .
We have two hut sites in separate woodlands on the farm as well as further separate areas offering low volume conventional camping.
Each Hut site comprises of 4 living huts and a wash hut and will accommodate up to 20 people.
Perfect for a group glamping event.
The Hub has been built to support guests staying @ The Original Hut Company, offering cafe style service from 9am 7 days a week. The Hub acts as a reception and is fitted with charging lockers for mobile phones and Wifi. There are a series of other businesses running from The Hub offering countless onsite activities in the various spaces on the farm from Bushcraft and Kayaking, SUP, Yoga, and archery to crafting workshops. Therapies and Treatments are also available in The Hub wellness hut.
Each hut has its own outside area with a picnic table and fire pit. Set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, we have 200 acres of farmland, Orchards and Ancient Woodland for our guests to enjoy offering unique habitis for an amazing variety of Wildlife, as well as being in a designated Dark Sky area enabling brilliant stargazing on a clear night . We are also blessed with nearly a mile of river frontage with course fishing rights during the open season.
The huts are designed to have minimal environmental impact, the huts are built on-site using primarily reclaimed and recycled products such as reclaimed caravan chassis, and old corn bins for the roofs. Timber for the worktops and seat covers is from sustainable woodland on the farm. Lights are powered by solar. Running the business on the farm has helped us fund various habitit improvement schemes which is reflected in the wildlife we enjoy seeing on the farm.
Local sustainably sourced Food and Drink supplies can be pre ordered from The Hub to save lugging produce to the site, we have found this works particularly well for guests traveling on public transport. We can also offer catering options which can be helpful for large groups. Ice is always available to buy on site. We supply Dutch ovens and griddle plates to enable cooking over the open fire logs are supplied within the price of your break, We do sell local sustainable charcoal.
There is so much to do in the local area, beautiful forests and woods, historic towns, Steam railways, beaches, vineyards, breweries, gardens, Go Ape, foodie treats and courses, Photography courses, Wellness Retreats and Crafting workshops, Electric bike tours and a wide range of activities and classes available from the site. There's loads to do!
The owner has not provided any further info about their pricing, please contact them or visit their website for more details.
The owners of The Original Hut Company do not have a Cancellation/Curtailment Protection Scheme therefore the Hirer is advised to make their own alternative arrangements to ensure cover. If you are forced to cancel your holiday you must inform the owners immediately. You the hirer will remain liable for the full payment.
The information and photos in this listing were supplied by Anna Eastwood, the owner/manager of The Original Hut Company.
The Original Hut Company has been advertising on Go Glamping since August 26, 2009
Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion. Currency conversions are not guaranteed to be accurate.
One of our shepherds huts in our Hop Pickers Site; each site is home to 4 huts.
Each hut sleeps 5, with the sofa being easily converted into the 5th bed.
The inside dining area; indoor cooking facilities include a gas hob.
The inside table is easily converted into a double bed with a roll up futon!
Kitchen area consists of 4 gas hobs & a washing up sink.
The communal dining area in our Hop Pickers Site.
8 units. Each unit sleeps 5
Minimum stay - 1 nights
Based on the idea of the Shepherd hut, our huts are totally original designed and hand built by us on site from as much reclaimed and upcycled material as possible. The huts sleep up to 4 or 5 people. They have a dining table which converts to a double bed and bunk beds at the other end of the hut. During the day the lower bunk it used as a casy seating area. The huts are fitted with a gas hob and wood burning stove a Sink and cold running water supply. They have 12volt electric lighting.
Send a quick booking enquiry to the owner and they will get back to you if they have any availability...