Moonbow Escapes Glamping
Moonbow Escapes offer a luxurious Shepherds Hut that sleeps two is set within its own private We are situated in Devon a few miles from the traditional market town of Holsworthy and are a short drive to the North Cornwall coast to the west and Dartmoor to the southeast.
We have positioned the Shepherds Hut to encapture the view of the natural flora and fauna which is laid out before the backdrop of our local wood which can be accessed through our private entrance.
The Shepherds Hut is just for adults, and we are unable to accommodate pets.
The Shepherds Hut, Sleeps 2,
The interior is finished beautifully throughout with oak flooring, windows and shutters, a king-sized bed, bathroom with shower and central heating to compliment the log burning stove. The well-equipped kitchen includes hob, full-sized fridge, and microwave.
A smart tv and Wi-Fi are found at the foot end of the bed.
Luxurious sheets, fluffy towels and bathrobes are all provided.
We have endeavored to maintain the glamping qualities that are expected with a Shepherds Hut experience along with the qualities and refinement of Alfresco living.
A Kirami woodfired hot tub is situated in front of the Hut to help soothe and restore tranquility.
Outside dining and relaxation at any time of the day is enhanced by reclining chairs, table, firepit and bbq. However, to enable full year outside use a covered area with chairs, table, woodburning stove and sink has been installed.
A complimentary bundle of firelighters, kindling, logs and bbq coals are provided. Extra logs and kindling can be ordered and delivered upon request.
Designed to maximize the designated living area to achieve a spacious feeling with panoramic views from the large window at the dining table. This area includes a beautiful, handcrafted kitchen and comfortable chair. A wood-burning stove completes the cosy feeling.
Bed & Bathroom
The beautifully fitted King size bed is adorned with a lambswool duvet, crisp natural cotton bedding, a soft woollen throw and with a scattering of colorful cushions. A double oak window with oak shutters is found at the left of the bed allowing star gazing if desired. The smart TV is at the foot of the bed.
The self-contained fully equipped bathroom with plentiful hot water is accessed through sliding oak doors. Fluffy towels and bathrobes hang by the good-sized shower.
A wood-fired Scandinavian Karami hot tub. Relaxing teak steamer chairs with cushions. Outside and inside dining in our covered area. Including storage, sink, wood-burning stove, BBQ and fire pit.
Walks from the door
You can walk out from Moonbow Hut across our fields to Clawmoor Woods where a two-mile circular walk within the plantation taking in Claw Lake will prove rewarding for a gentle acclimatization.
Other immediate walks are a Cookbury Woods and the National Trust owned grounds at Dunsland house, both within a few minutes drive.
Grounds and nearby
The Market town of Holsworthy has a Waitrose and a M&S outlet at the local BP Station.
Local restaurants and takeaways are many and cater for most tastes and pockets.
Cycle tracks are well maintained and far-reaching and there are a few good quality fitness gyms and studios in the area. However, for those who wish not to indulge in such industrious pursuits relaxing at Moonbow Escapes with all its facilities will not be a disappointment.
Not far by car...
Bude, Widemouth Bay and the North Cornwall Coast are around 12 miles away where their world-renowned beaches, scenery, coastal paths and surfing can be explored.
Dartmoor National Park is to the South and can be viewed in the distance.
Travelling further afield, The Eden Project is around an hour and a half’s drive away.
The Holsworthy market and fair charters are believed to date from the 12th Century. St Peter’s Fair week is held in early July each year. Holsworthy is situated in the Torridge area and surrounded by green rolling hills and wooded valleys. With a number of walking, cycling and riding trails on its doorstep, Holsworthy makes a great base for exploring, or if water sports are more your thing, you’ll find the South West Lakes Trust venues nearby for sailing, kayaking and windsurfing, along with a number of coarse or trout fishing destinations