Glamping holidays in East Sussex, South East England

Unique hand-made shepherds huts offering beautiful boutique camping holidays in the tiny East Sussex village of Bodiam.

Weekend 3 nights from £289 + more price options

  • Venue: Farm


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


  • Activities and Cafe on site
  • Beautiful Countryside & river
  • Bodiam Castle
  • Steam railway on site

Social distancing available at The Original Hut Company

Each unit is several meters away from the next, with each having their own outside space. Toilets and Showers will be shared by two huts. All cleaning will be done in line with Government COVID-19 Guidelines. To protect staff we will also ask a few things from you upon departure, these will be explained on arrival.

About The Original Hut Company

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.

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  • Shepherd Huts
Glamping holidays in East Sussex, South East England - The Original Hut Company

Bespoke Shepherds Huts

8 units. Each unit sleeps 5

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Onsite facilities

  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Parking
  • Play Area
  • Reception Area
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Wi-Fi

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.

Shared facilities

  • Laundry
  • Pizza Oven
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Communal Covered Dining space
  • Treatment Room

Private facilities

  • Campfire
  • Kitchen - Inside
  • Kitchen - Outside
  • Picnic Tables

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.

Eco features

  • Conservation
  • Off-Grid
  • Recycling
  • Solar Power
  • Sustainability
  • Upcycling

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.

What To Bring

  • Torches
  • Towels
  • Wellies

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.



  • Countryside
  • Riverside
  • Rural
  • Woodland


  • Batemans 10 miles
  • Battle 7 miles
  • Bedgbury Forest 6 miles
  • Bodiam Castle 500 metres
  • Camber Sands 10 miles
  • Chapel Down Vineyard 12 miles
  • Great Dixter House and Gardens 3 miles
  • Hastings 7 miles
  • Kent and East Sussex Railway Bodiam Station 500 metres
  • Rye 8 miles

Onsite activities

  • Bushcraft
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Foraging
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking
  • Yoga
  • Archery
  • Craft Workshops
  • Electric Bike Tours
  • Pilates
  • SUP
  • Wild Swimming

Activities nearby

  • Geocaching
  • Horse Riding

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!


  • Midweek 1 night £120 - £157
  • Midweek 2 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 3 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 4 nights Contact owner
  • Midweek 5 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 2 nights Contact owner
  • Weekend 3 nights £289 - £379
  • Weekly 7 nights Contact owner


  • Extra adult per stay £8
  • Extra child per stay £8

Notes about prices

The owner has not provided any further info about their pricing, please contact them or visit their website for more details.

Cancellation policy

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.

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