Rondebosch Ensuite Shepherds Hut offers glamping in Suffolk for holidays and short breaks from March to December. Our setting is close to the Suffolk Heritage Coast and surrounded by the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It’s is ideal spot for exploring the Bawdsey peninsula, Woodbridge and surrounding areas.
The coast at Shingle Street and the river Deben estuary at Bawdsey are a short drive away.
A variety of habitats from seashore to rivers, grazing marsh, salt-marsh, heath, pine forest and deciduous woodland host a wealth of wildlife to seek out and observe, with good access for cars, cycling and many pubic footpaths for those wishing to explore on foot.
The Shepherds Hut sits in a dedicated area of our mature one acre garden, having it’s own access gate off the front garden of the property and off road parking.
The compact, cosy Shepherds Hut provides a living/sleeping space with
- Microwave oven, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery etc and tea and coffee making provisions
- A refrigerator is housed in the kitchen unit
- Sofa bed
- Bed linen and towels
- Ensuite facilities comprising a shower, WC and wash basin
- Wood burning stove
- Fully insulated and heating provided by an electric panel heater and heated radiator for towels
- Mains water (hot and cold)
- The double power socket next to the window has 2 x USB sockets for charging mobile devices – Please bring your own multi-media devices for playing your music and radio choices using the blue tooth speaker provided in the hut
- A travel iron/ironing board are available on request
- Daily room servicing
OUTSIDE THE HUT
Outside there is a separate covered deck housing a gas BBQ for your use and of course there are a variety of hospitality outlets available locally and within a 10 – 20 minute car ride.
ADDITIONAL ON-SITE CHARGES
Replacement sets of towels
Fuel for wood burning stove
Fresh eggs(when available)
Explore our local area and the beautiful Suffolk Heritage coast including
- Anglo-Saxon royal burial site of Sutton Hoo
- Orford and it’s 12th century keep of Orford Castle
- Snape Maltings on the Alde River Valley, as well as the Concert Hall which amongst many other events, is home to The Aldeburgh Festival in June
- In Hollesley itself the Suffolk Punch Trust operates a breeding programme to protect the Suffolk Punch horse
- Thorpeness provides the opportunity to boat on the mere
- The Woodbridge Tide Mill offers an opportunity to see a mill where the water wheel still turns
- Long Shop Museum reflects the industrial revolution and the Garrett family business in Leiston
- Local RSPB has local reserves at Minsmere, Snape, Boyton and Hollelsey Marshes, Havergate Island and Snape and North Warren
- Down the road at Bawdsey there is a museum on the renovated Transmitter Block of the old Radar Station showing the story of RADAR (the use of radio waves to detect enemy aircraft) www.bawdseyradar.org.uk For walkers and cyclists a foot ferry operates from Bawdsey Quay to Felixstowe Ferry during the summer months
COVID BOOKING GUARANTEE
We are now taking reservations for holiday breaks to start on Friday 30th April 2021. In the event that relaxation is delayed beyond Friday 30th April, we will make a full refund of all monies paid by you to us for bookings covering the extended period of lockdown. All holiday breaks booked to start from the date on which the extended lockdown ends will be subject to our normal terms and conditions for cancellations and refunds. Please refer to the COVID section at the top of our Terms and Conditions page for further information.
From £81 per night for 2 people
3 night minimum stay
Mid-Week breaks start on either a Monday or Tuesday. Weekend breaks and week long holidays start on Fridays.
Sorry no pets, children or babies. Smoking is not permitted in the Hut or in the garden.