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The Woodland Hut at Swallow's Nest

Shepherds hut -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Brandesburton, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, England
The Woodland Hut is set in a secluded clearing of private woodland, overlooking open fields and hedgerows. Home to hundreds of native birds, the woods are visited by deer, rabbits and hares.
We are situated in the heart of Yorkshire’s Nature Triangle, with the dramatic cliffs and coastline of the East Riding and the rolling hills of the Yorkshire Wolds on our doorstep. The historic towns of York and Beverley and Hull City of Culture are all within easy access. We are within walking distance of the village of Brandesburton with its friendly pubs, restaurants and small local shops.
The cosy hut was hand crafted by Kevin Lordan at The Yorkshire Hut Company, using sustainable building materials. A wood burning stove, sheep’s wool insulation and argon filled, double glazed windows keep the hut snug and warm.
The hut sleeps two adults and can...
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Listing #HL9397836
About the Owner
John B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2016
Interaction with guests
You will receive a personal welcome and we are available, if required throughout your stay. We are able to suggest places to visit and things to do locally and will supply you with as many eggs as you like from our free range hens. Whilst our own property is on site, we are careful to respect your privacy.
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing stay in the cosy Shepard’s hut and Katy and John were excellent hosts. Thank you so much we will definitely be back soon.

Date of stay: October 2018
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FellowTraveler628350, VR Owner at The Woodland Hut at Swallow's Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

It was great to meet you and your family. We are so glad you enjoyed staying in the hut and we hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

This was a last minute booking by us much needing a wedding anniversary treat, belated due to a family bereavement. The setting is idyllic in a woodland clearing overlooking open fields and we were lucky to arrive on a crisp clear autumn day, met by...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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FellowTraveler628350, VR Owner at The Woodland Hut at Swallow's Nest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Thank you so much for this super review, I am absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your stay and were able to relax and unwind. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

The cutest little hut with a bathroom, kitchen, beds, fires and even a hammock! We couldn’t have asked for a nicer place to stay, a lovely secluded area where we enjoyed a BBQ and fought over the hammock for a few nights. Stayed as a...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Management response:Responded 5 September 2018

Thank you for this super review. We are so pleased that you had a great weekend staying in the Woodland Hut. We are delighted that you enjoyed the beaches nearby and our friendly local pub. We hope to see you again in the future.

  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Linens Provided
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The Woodland Hut would be suitable for up to two small children, up to the age of about five (there is a three quarters sized bunk bed).
It is not suitable for pets.
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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About the neighbourhood
Brandesburton Village:
- shops, post office, 2 pubs serving good pub food, fish and chip shop and restaurant, Chinese takeaway and restaurant, Bert's Pizzeria
On our doorstep:
- Hainsworth Park championship golf course, fishing lakes, water sports centre Within just a few miles:
- historic Beverley
- sandy beaches and spectacular coastal scenery including Flamborough Head
- stately homes, museums and galleries
- family activities (farms, adventure play etc.)
- some of the best wildlife reserves in the country
- Yorkshire Wolds, ideal for walking or cycling
- Hull (UK City of Culture 2017) with one of the most spectacular aquariums in the world, The Deep.
Getting around
Excellent area for cycling and walking (OS maps provided)
- store you bikes in our bike shed or hire bikes at Beverley train station
- buses from Brandesburton Village to the coast
- buses from Beverley to York
- trains from Beverley to Bridlington, Hull and Scarborough
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Beverley: 16.0 km
Ferry: Hull: 24.0 km
Swallow’s Nest is located just outside the village of Brandesburton
- property is situated down a private driveway and has ample off road parking.
- regular bus service to and from Brandesburton from Beverley and Hornsea
- nearest railway station is Beverley
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 12.0 km.
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