Cosy woodland shepherds hut in Garroch Glen -Rowan

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Hut hosted by Carylann

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
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An off grid shepherds hut on the beautiful Garroch Estate a few miles from the popular village, St Johns Town of Dalry. Perfect for a retreat, cycling, walking, star gazing and nature watching holiday. Guests are self catering and have their own composting toilet and shared hot gas shower(unless drought or freezing conditions).The huts have wood burning stoves for heat and cooking, a single gas camping ring and an outside fire pit. Quilts, pillows, crockery and cooking utensils are provided.

The space
WE ARE NO LONGER PROVIDING BED LINEN OR TOWELS. PILLOWS AND QUILTS WITH PROTECTORS ARE PROVIDED. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN TOWELS, QUILT COVER AND PILLOW CASES.

Important things to know about your off-grid holiday.
We do not live on site and will arrange to meet and greet you.
Check in time is after 4pm - Check out time is 11am. Alternative times made by prior arrangement.

Pets are welcome at the Garroch Estate, but please bring a dog bed and lead with you - strictly no pets sleeping on the bed!
This is a working estate. The surrounding fields have livestock and so dogs must be kept on leads if crossing estate land on waymarked walks at all times- even good dogs!
The estate owner and shepherd are working every day and use the roads regularly. Kindly use the allocated parking area at the bottom of the hut field .
Please use the waymarked walks which will take you around the beautiful woodlands and rivers that the estate has to offer. There are houses on the estate and they are strictly off limits for guests.
Guests are welcome to walk in the walled garden opposite which is maintained by a local group of volunteers. Please remember to close the gates and respect their garden plots.

Cooking facilities.
Drinking water provided in water container beside hut.
A woodburning stove with a small hot plate and designated campfire area. Lighter,firelighters and a complimentary bag of logs provided. Further bags are available for £6.00.
Pots, pans, crockery, cutlery etc all provided. There is an outside sink and rainwater butt for dishwashing at the side of the hut. Please use the Eco friendly washing up liquid provided as we do not want any nasties running into the land.

Rubbish.
PLEASE TAKE YOUR RUBBISH AWAY WITH YOU. WE DO NOT HAVE A REFUSE COLLECTION AT THE SITE.

The hot gas shower is located at foot of the field. We ask that guests are respectful of water use and do not waste water unnecessarily, particularly in dry weather.THE SHOWER MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN TIMES OF DROUGHT OR FREEZING CONDITIONS. Please observe guidance inside each unit.
Please use the Eco friendly toiletries provided here to protect the environment. Highly perfumed products damage the environment.
We provide:
Duvets and pillows
Washing products
Tea lights
1st bag of logs
Most of all - please enjoy the natural surroundings, walks and wildlife and have a wonderful relaxing stay in your shepherds hut!

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Garden
Indoor fireplace
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

St John's Town of Dalry, Scotland, United Kingdom

Nearest villages are St Johns Town of Dalry and New Galloway. Both have small village shops and a post office. Dalry has a garage.
Award winning pub/ restaurant, The Clachann Inn, Dalry is a must for a lunch or evening meal. There is also the Lochinvar Hotel, a hairdresser and charity shop.
New Galloway hosts the Cat Strand arts centre and Smithy tea room.
Dalry is known as The Bird Town for its wealth of native birds. It is also located on the Southern Upland walk way.
The busy town of Castle Douglas is 15 miles away which hosts many local shops.
Galloway Activity and Sailing centre - 5 miles
We are located in the Galloway Dark skies catchment and the dark Skies observatory is only 15 miles up the road.

Hosted by Carylann

  1. Joined in September 2017
  • 166 Reviews
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I have two beautiful off grid shepherds huts available for people to relax and enjoy reconnecting with nature.

During your stay

We do not live on site, but are contactable by phone.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 16:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No smoke alarm
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy