Original restored Irish Shepherds shelter

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Tiny home hosted by Frank

  1. 2 guests
  2. 2 beds
  3. Toilet with sink
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If you're looking for a truly unique and different experience then the Shepherds Hut Knocklayde could be for you. You will have to earn your reward with a 20 minute hike after your 4x4 trip to the mountain. The stone built hut has unrivalled panoramic views. A truly wild location 240m high on the slopes of the mountain with another 270m to the summit. The single room building, once a traditional sheep fold offers a cosy shelter for 1 or 2 brave adventurers.

The space
A single room traditional Irish Shepherds hut in very original condition with stone walls and concrete floor. Completely off grid, no electricity or WiFi and no TV. This is a very rare chance to unwind and immerse yourself in the natural world around you. There is good mobile phone reception for most networks. You do have a wood burning stove with plenty of logs. There are two small beds stacked that can come together if required with duvets, pillows and linen provided. There is a camping stove with kettle and pans. Crockery and cutlery are also provided. An outside toilet with hand basin and shower (cold water only from the mountain stream) Towels and soap are provided. Responsible pet owners and their pets are welcome. This is a working farm with livestock close to where you stay.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom area
2 single beds

What this place offers

Pets allowed
Garden
Indoor fireplace

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Where you’ll be

Moyle, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

You will need to be moderately fit to make the hike to the hut. The mountain path is relatively flat but can be wet in places. Further walks up or down the mountain and around the forest can be more strenuous with steep climbs or descents.

Hosted by Frank

  1. Joined in September 2018
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Hello, I live in Glenshesk, one of the 9 Glens of Antrim, close to the seaside town of Ballycastle. I’m Married to Carol and we have a family of 2 boys and 1 girl.

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  • Carol

During your stay

We will meet you at the address given. We then transport you in a Land Rover 4x4 as far as the road will take you and to the point where your hike to the hut begins. You are provided with your route information/map for the walk. If you are travelling by car then parking is available at the hosts address. We are available for you to contact us during your stay by phone if you require help or information. An information pack is available for you in the hut. On the day you leave we will pick you up at the place we dropped you on arrival.
We will meet you at the address given. We then transport you in a Land Rover 4x4 as far as the road will take you and to the point where your hike to the hut begins. You are provi…

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    Things to know

    House rules

    Check-in: 15:00 - 18:00
    Check out: 10:00
    Not suitable for children and infants
    No smoking
    No parties or events
    Pets are allowed

    Health & safety

    Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
    May encounter potentially dangerous animals
    Carbon monoxide alarm
    Smoke alarm

    Cancellation policy