We offer luxury country getaways for 2 adults in our handcrafted oak shepherd huts nestled in the picturesque parkland of our historic family estate in Somerset. Once home to Captain John Hanning Speke, a Victorian Explorer credited with ‘discovering’ Lake Victoria Nyanza the Source of the Nile in 1858.

Fully self-catering with kitchen, bathroom and double bed our Shepherd huts ‘Stanley and Livingstone’ are available all year around. You can see the changing seasons through the window whilst relaxing next to a wood-burning stove in winter or watch the sunset while sitting out cooking over the fire pit in Summer. Each Hut comes with it’s own exclusive 2 person wood-fired hot tub and pizza oven / Fire pit.

Situated at the foot of the Blackdown Hills (AONB), near Ilminster, we are within easy reach of the Somerset Levels and Glastonbury, Dorset’s Jurassic Coast and Lyme Regis, Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks.

Additionally in June – September we offer Landpods which sleep 2 in a double bed, gulwing sides allowing a true glamping experience each with sole use wood-fired hot tubs. Shared WC/Shower facilities and Kitchen Shelter with BBQ area. 


Stay in our luxury 2 berth hand crafted Shepherd Huts sited in Historic Parkland on the Family Estate. Fully equipped with kitchen, en-suite bathroom, double bed, woodburner exclusive hot tub and pizza oven.

Available in June – September. Two Landpods – Perfect for couples. Each pod has a double bed, small seating area, gullwing sides that can be rasied or lowered for additional space. Each comes with private exclusive use wood fired hot tub. Shared shower/WC block and Kitchen shelter.