Windhover has an atmosphere of real peace and tranquility and takes her name from the kestrel that we see regularly over the meadow. She has been lovingly made by local carpenter and eco builder, Alan Powley. Inside you will find a unique carved bed and beautiful stained glass window lights in the mollycroft roof, made by glass artist Clair Rice.
Windhover has a raised double bed with another double bed space underneath. She has a storage cabinet and worktop that includes plenty of shelving. There is a drop down table made from an inlaid wooden headboard, seating and her own wood burning stove with oven and flat hob surface for boiling your kettle. A stable style door provides both privacy and a view out across the meadow.
The van is light and airy with lots of windows. The yellow roof lights give it a lovely warm glow when the sun shines through. At night Windhover is lit using solar power. We also provide a lantern and fairy lights. The solar panel next to the hut also provides power for two USB points.
Ranny shepherd’s hut has a pull out small double bed, a fold down table and a small wood burning stove. It provides extra living space, or an additional double bed if you want to spread out a bit.
Outside the huts there is a sheltered seating area and a fire pit to star gaze around and enjoy some traditional outdoor campfire cooking.
As far as we can we have tried to be true to the shepherd’s hut’s and living van’s past and the ethos of Ling’s Meadow. We want to capture that feeling of simple living outdoors.
The shepherds hut and living van come fully furnished with all the kit that you might need for your stay. Linen for the beds is included, but please bring towels.
We will provide
- 3 double beds (two in Windhover and one in Ranny)
- duvets, pillows and linen
- extra blankets
- fold down side tables
- storage cabinet with worktop
- fairy lights and lanterns
- fire pit with tripod and grill
- wooden outdoor seating
- basket of logs and kindling (wood can also be bought on site)
- eco firelighters and matches
- cooking utensils/kettle/cast iron and enamel pots and pans/teapot
- chopping board
- one pot wood fired rocket stove for cooking
- kelly kettle
- cutlery and dishes
- cool box with freezer blocks
- water carrier
- washing up bowl
You might also find it useful to bring a torch and a camping stove if you have a favourite one at home.
How much is it?
Please note check in days are Fridays and Mondays. Three night stay minimum over weekends and four night midweek. Seven night stays from Friday to Friday. Check in is at 3pm and check out is at 11am.
28th April – 30th September 2023
Sleeps up to four people.
If you are booking as part of group we ask that group sizes are a maximum of 10 people (including children) and limited to three pitches/units. We do have the option of a whole site booking if your group is larger than this.
|Friday to Monday||Monday to Friday||Friday to Friday||8+ nights|
|Prices for 2023||£285||£360||£560||add £70 per night|