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Cute Lake District Shepherd's Hut

Alan & Cheryl User Profile
Alan & Cheryl

Cute Lake District Shepherd's Hut

2 guests1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the shepherd's hut (u.k., france) to yourself.
Sparkling clean
9 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Alan & Cheryl is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

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.


Free parking on premises
Hot tub

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 small double bed



237 reviews
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…
Rob User Profile
July 2015
Stayed at Tommy's Bit for a weekend in July with my partner. We had a superb time and found Alan, Cheryl and their daughter Alice to be very helpful but not intrusive. Tommy's Bit was in a beautiful condition and was a lovely place to stay in and especially to wake up in, looking…
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 Profile
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…
Vidhya User Profile
October 2019
Alan & Cheryl are wonderful, attentive and hospitable hosts. Their cabin was comfortable and quaint. Perfect if you're seeking an escape from the city and a calming weekend in nature. Definitely recommend the hot tub!
Anna User Profile
September 2019
Amazing stay! Such a cute space. Amazing walks and scenery right outside the door. Super great hosts!
Yvette User Profile
September 2019
Alan and Cheryl were wonderful at giving us lots of advice on the local area and what to do. We totally adored the shepards hut and everything about it, and we will definitely be back again. The place was so clean and a really lovely experience to stay, as well as fun and…

Hosted by Alan & Cheryl

BorrowdaleJoined in July 2013
Alan & Cheryl User Profile
668 Reviews
Alan & Cheryl is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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…
Interaction with guests
Our family have lived at Manesty, a traditional Lakeland farmstead in Borrowdale, for nearly 200 years and have a long history of welcoming visitors to share our beautiful part of the world. We live in the house near the original farmstead built by Alan's father and grandfather…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 10AM
After 4PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for children and infants
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events