The wood is home to nesting owls, squirrels, and lots of birds - you are free to explore!The bed folds up to reveal a sofa
Cute Lake District Shepherd's Hut
Cute Lake District Shepherd's Hut
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Tommy Bit is our shepherd's hut for 2 in Borrowdale, the heart of the Lake District. Enjoy fantastic views, cook up a meal on the campfire or curl up on the sofa in front of the wood burning stove. Fabulous walks from the hut to the lake and fells.

Hot tub
Free parking on premises
Indoor fireplace

Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price $113 / night
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

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176 Reviews

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Andrea User Profile
October 2015
Absolutely LOVE this little hut! It's in an amazing, secluded location with the fells in the backyard, but you are still close to amenities, activities, and restaurants if you want/need them! Alan welcomed my boyfriend and me with such enthusiasm and care that we felt right at ho…

Ian User Profile
October 2014
The hut and location were absolutely fantastic. The hut had everything we needed and was extremely comfortable. Everything was exactly as described. Great walks straight from the door and the hot tub is an absolute must! Thank you both (and Alice!) for making us feel so welcome.
Alan & Cheryl User ProfileAlan & Cheryl is a superhost.
Response from Alan & Cheryl:
Sorry we missed posting a review, just left it too late. Thanks for coming and thanks for looking after our hut and the hot tub and we look forward to having you to stay again when the batteries need another recharge.
October 2014

Liz User Profile
October 2013
This may have been the best place we ever stayed on a vacation. Our stay was much too short but we packed in all that was offered: comfy night of reading in the adorable and cozy hut, long hike departing from the property, boat ride to Keswick, and a soak in the hot tub. Our expe…

Alastair User Profile
October 2017
The Sheppards Hut is a beautiful and quirky space that is plenty big enough for a couple. Both Alan and Cheryl were lovely, and gave us lots of tips and help with our stay and the local area. The location is nothing short of stunning with great pubs and restaurants within a sho…

Becca User Profile
October 2017
We loved our stay in the Shepherds hut, the location and the view was absolutely amazing. It's just a ten minute drive from Keswick, where there is so much to do and see! We were also pleasantly surprised at how warm the hut was, we didn't even use the in door fire once as it wa…

Chelsea User Profile
October 2017
Alan & Cheryl are fantastic hosts and the area they have in the lakes is beautiful! We came for a relaxing break from our busy jobs and definitely found it here. We originally looked at renting a cottage on the same site but went for Tommys bit to do something a little bit differ…

Susan User Profile
October 2017
The shepherd's hut was clean ,warm and well equipped for two people. Alan was very informative about the area.

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Alan's family has lived at Manesty, in Borrowdale, for nearly 200 years. Our children (now grown up) are the sixth generation to have lived here. Our family has a long history of welcoming visitors to this magical part of Borrowdale and we are proud to continue the tradition of s…
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