Poachers Hut - hot tub & pizza oven-Trossachs


Shepherd’s hut hosted by Lorna

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
Dedicated workspace
A private room with wifi that’s well suited for working.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
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Poachers Hut – a cosy private luxurious Shepherds Hut with Hot Tub and Pizza Oven. It sits in its own field and if you enjoy the countryside, quietness, big skies, starry moonlit nights, wildlife, you will love it here. It has oak floors, comfy double bed, chairs, table, fridge, micro, nespresso coffee, kettle, toaster, electric pan, cosy woodburner and en-suite shower & toilet, Netflix TV, WIFI, Alexa. Outside a private south facing patio, table, chairs, Kadai fire pit/bbq, hot tub, pizza oven

The space
On the edge of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, and sitting in the far corner of a field at Keepers Cottage on the picturesque Cardross Estate, the Poachers Hut is a 7m hand-built Shepherds Hut with a comfortable double bed with quality mattress, bedding and soft furnishings. It has mains water and electricity, small en-suite with shower and flushing toilet, planet friendly shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and towels. Kitchen has eco cleaning products, tea-towels, glasses, cutlery and crockery. A cute wood burner with wood and kindling supplied.
Generous welcome hamper (enough for breakfast) including fresh eggs from our lovely hens and some home-made produce. Your very own ‘always ready’ electric Hot Tub with massage jets is the perfect place to relax and is a quite magical place to watch the swallows and bats and to cloud or star gaze. Towels and sanitised flip flops are supplied. Wood/charcoal/kindling/firelighters for the fire pit/BBQ/pizza oven/woodburner is supplied along with toasting forks and a popcorn pan.
There is a selection of quality coffee, tea, incl decaf, hot chocolate, condiments, marshmallows, popcorn. There are indoor and outdoor games and Alexa. We use eco planet friendly cleaning/bathing products and there is recycling.
We have friendly hens, sheep, pygmy goats and cats and Philip the pheasant - all of which you can hand feed and pat!

The Poachers Hut at Keepers Cottage is a romantic and special outdoor boutique-hotel style retreat, luxury glamping at its best. Immerse yourself in nature, the Trossachs’ stunning scenery, Scotland’s only Lake, you can hike bike wild swim climb explore.
Perfect for mini-moons and a stay makes a wonderful gift or just spoil yourself or someone special.
We look forward to welcoming you.
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Where you'll sleep

What this place offers

Garden view
Mountain view
Dedicated workspace
Free driveway parking on premises – 2 spaces
Private hot tub
32" HDTV with Netflix, standard cable/satellite
Private patio or balcony
Security cameras on property

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 181 reviews


Where you’ll be

Port of Menteith, Scotland, United Kingdom

"The Poachers Hut at Keepers Cottage" shepherds hut is set amidst some of the most picturesque scenery in the Trossachs in central Scotland and only 1.5 hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow. It has a stunning setting within the family run Cardross Estate of over four thousand acres of fields and woodland, with no light or noise pollution and lots of wildlife (some rare) all around. Just 4 minutes from Scotland’s only lake – the Lake of Menteith, 15 minutes from Aberfoyle, 20 minutes from Callander and 25 minutes from Stirling. You can experience the tranquility, wildlife and relaxation of the countryside in or outside your cosy shepherds hut with the ease and convenience of amenities close by.
Lots of places to visit for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, drinks, coffees etc nearby. Bike rental available in Aberfoyle and they will deliver to the shepherds hut. The Woodhouse deli/butcher, 10 minutes away, is great for bbq or picnic rations.
Poachers Hut is situated on the edge of the Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park and there are lots and lots of things to see and do close by - cycle, walk, climb, golf, fish, wild swimming, paddle boarding, gorge-walking, discover, visit - then come back and relax, make your own pizza in the wood burning oven and chill by the fire pit or in your very own hot tub - bliss!
Come visit soon and stay in a genuine and beautiful shepherds hut in a very special place.

Hosted by Lorna

  1. Joined in June 2016
  • 181 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
I love (in no particular order!) gardening, walking, books, flowers, farming, wildlife, nature, being outdoors, my friends, cats, sheep, hens, goats, husband, and enjoying life every day.

During your stay

We will usually be here to welcome you on arrival We live in Keepers Cottage and cannot see the shepherds hut in the far field and can always be contacted any time by message, phone or pressing the Cottage gate buzzer. Guests have total privacy and may or may not see us in the distance when we are putting the hens away at night in the far field or feeding the sheep and goats.
We will usually be here to welcome you on arrival We live in Keepers Cottage and cannot see the shepherds hut in the far field and can always be contacted any time by message, pho…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 16:00 - 22:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Pool/hot tub without a gate or lock
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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