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The Backdrop to Taste of London

There are many things that match so very well with our shepherd huts, and food is definitely one of them. Eating together, inside and outside, sharing, cooking, fire pits, and enjoying the beauty of the day and night set against the backdrop of our shepherd huts is...

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The Fish Hotel Hideaway Hut Update

We're very excited at Blackdown that the huts for the fantastic Fish Hotel are nearly ready to be delivered. All five of our huts will be in place by this summer for glamping retreat lovers to enjoy! Our guys in the workshop love what they do, and...

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Why our huts make us happy!

We chatted to several of our shepherd hut owners who use them in a variety of ways – but they all had one thing in common….their huts make them very, very happy! So, to celebrate International Day of Happiness, here’s snippets from those happy people. Emma Warren: ‘My...

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Only the Finest Huts for The Fish!

Blackdown Shepherd Huts attends the opening of The Fish We were delighted to be invited to the opening of The Fish last week. The Fish is a truly magnificent hotel, part of the Farncombe Estate and sister hotel to Foxhill Manor and Dormy House. Located in the...

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Creating an Airbnb success with a Self-Build Shepherd’s Hut

We often hear from customers how satisfying it is to undertake a self-build shepherd’s hut. Our most recent case study is no exception. We got a very enthusiastic reception from Jules Griffiths when she completed her hut, and it’s now a successful Airbnb glamping...

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Top Tips For Winter In A Shepherd’s Hut

The great thing about shepherd huts is that they can be used the whole year round, which means that you get to enjoy the loveliness of all the seasons in your hut.  We love it when our woodburner is going and that really cosy warmth is emanating around – a veritable...

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Owen Barry’s Unique Designs for the Blackdown Brace Hut

When we were designing our Brace hut (our new double hut), we wanted it to be more than special – we wanted it to be outstanding both inside and out. When we took it to the Glamping Show this September, the reaction surpassed our expectations, and we were thrilled...

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