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The Shepherd's Hut, Kendal.

Hut hosted by Susan
2 guests1 bedroom3 beds1 bathroom
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South facing, small, traditional Shepherd's hut with views, internal shower, compost toilet, log burner, electric heater, kitchen area. 2 mins by car to Kendal. Scenic walks over limestone Scars from doorstep. Breakfast basket supplied. Comfortable double bed, single bunk above.
Kendal is an attractive market town with an eclectic range of shops, cafes, restaurants.

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Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 bunk bed

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Free parking on premises
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Indoor fireplace
Dedicated workspace
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Carbon monoxide alarm

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Kendal, Cumbria, United Kingdom

Please note, that WE ARE NOT ON A BUS ROUTE and you will need a car to get here from Kendal. There is a car rental next to Kendal station.
Public transport will take you to the main tourist areas, but not to the most beautiful and scenic. It is also very slow and frustratingly infrequent. Convenient as a base for the southern Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, our hut is in a secluded position in our garden with easy parking on the driveway. There is a scenic footpath beside it named Gamblesmire Lane that leads to Cunswick Scar, Scout Scar and footpaths to Underbarrow and Crook.
Kendal market town is a 2 minute drive by car or a 40 minute walk across the Scar (You'll need a map). It has lots of interesting small shops, a market on Wednesday and Saturday, a fabulous Climbing Wall, the Brewery Arts Centre, interesting historic buildings and yards and excellent cafés.
Sizergh Castle and Levens Hall are a few miles to the south of the town.
There are 5 award winning country inns that serve great food within a 10 to 20 minute scenic car journey of the hut. The nearest, at Underbarrow 10 minutes away is The Black Labrador.
Please note, that WE ARE NOT ON A BUS ROUTE and you will need a car to get here from Kendal. There is a car rental next to Kendal station.
Public transport will take you to the main tourist areas, but not…

Hosted by Susan

Joined in June 2014
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Although it relies heavily on the tourist industry, there are still many wild and wonderful places you can roam in the Lake District without seeing another person! It also has more Michelin starred restaurants than London and has a plethora of fantastic, ambient pubs, cafes, cocktail bars and restaurants. There are numerous festivals throughout the year and lots of guided adventure activities. I really enjoy living here because life is slow, travel is scenic and each valley has it's own, unique atmosphere. I enjoy helping guests make the most of their time here and can recommend great places to explore, eat and relax. I've lived here all my life so know all the best places to visit and am happy to be contacted by guests for information and advice.
Although it relies heavily on the tourist industry, there are still many wild and wonderful places you can roam in the Lake District without seeing another person! It also has more…
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I enjoy meeting guests and can help you plan your days out, exploring the Lake District. There are lots of fascinating places to visit, a wide range of outdoor pursuits to enjoy and a wealth of cultural opportunities ranging from museums, galleries, country houses, historic villages, theatres, cinemas and a vast array of excellent cafes and restaurants.
Please note that to see the Lake District or Yorkshire Dales, it's best to use a car as public transport is slow and infrequent.
We hope guests will eat at the nearby award winning country pubs in the Lyth Valley at Underbarrow, Brigsteer, Crosthwaite and Bowland Bridge. There are fantastic farm shops at Sizergh Barn and Plumgarths nearby. There is also a fabulous supermarket called Booths in Kendal. It uses local producers and has an outstanding selection of great food and drink. On Wednesdays and Saturdays there is a market selling home baked produce, a wonderful bread stall, fruit and veg, fresh fish and street food.
I enjoy meeting guests and can help you plan your days out, exploring the Lake District. There are lots of fascinating places to visit, a wide range of outdoor pursuits to enjoy an…
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House rules
Check-in: 16:00 - 23:00
Check out: 10:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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Carbon monoxide alarm
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