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Little Silver Fox

(Ref. 988227)

High Bickington, Devon Show on map


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  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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71 Customer Reviews

  • "We absolutely loved this trip, they have done a great job with the shepherds hut and surrounding area and the golf caddie was an added bonus which just gave our trip that additional special touch!"

    Peter did a great job of sending all the details prior to us arriving so we were well prepared as well as meeting us on the day of arrival to say hello. The hut was well equipped and everything worked as it should, we had no problems with anything. The bed was also very comfy! It is such a tranquil place and very relaxing, we brought a little sunshine along with us too so we could enjoy the view and also do a bit of train spotting. The hot tub was great, it did take a little while to heat on the first night so unable to use it but once heated we couldn’t stay out of it. We went to the Rising Sun down the road for dinner which was lovely hot food and friendly staff, they also do takeaway woodfire pizza which you can bring back to the shepherds hut so you can enjoy the view while eating dinner which was fab! We loved the wood burner within the hut, it created some great heat which allowed us to feel very comfortable especially when the air outside was cold, they leave you everything you need to do this and extra within the log store with an honesty box if you would like some more. Overall, it was such a great trip to relax and only a short drive away from some fantastic beaches, we will definitely be back and recommend to family and friends.

    Reviewed by Steph5.0Mar 2024

  • "It was all perfect"

    Thank you! We aim to please :) Property Owner

    Reviewed by John5.0Mar 2024

  • "A beautiful, idyllic little hideaway with beautiful, peaceful surroundings."

    The little extras of the use of a golf buggy and a lovely hamper on arrival makes it a little more personal. Hot tub was clean and maintained well. We liked the fact that you didn’t even need to wear a swim suit

    Thank you for your kind words. We're so glad you enjoyed the peaceful surroundings and that you enjoyed enough privacy to skinny dip in the hot tub. I'm sure only the sheep in the field above were laughing at you :). Other customers should note we don't allow general nudity but of course a private bath under the canopy of the stars is fine. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Lianne4.7Feb 2024

  • "Lovely place to stay."

    So peaceful & quiet with amazing views. Lots of places to explore nearby. Would highly recommend and will definitely be back to stay again!

    Hello, Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed the peacefulness of the orchard and beautiful views. The scenery changes with the seasons so can look different in Spring or Summer. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Amy5.0Dec 2023

  • "We loved Little Silver Fox!"

    Thank you for your kind words - so do we!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Joseph5.0Oct 2023

  • "Fantastic views over the valley, incredibly peaceful and quiet and also very private despite there being 3 other huts nearby."

    Hot tub was a fantastic addition that just made the place special. Great owners, superb welcome pack and all the info you needed was sent in advance. Oh, and getting to and from the hut everyday using the golf buddy was immense fun.

    Thank you for your kind words and we’re so glad you enjoyed your stay at Little Silver :) Property Owner

    Reviewed by David5.0Aug 2023

  • "Our stay was absolutely marvelous!"

    Very nice cottage with splendid view and a lot of privacy

    We’re really glad you had a great time :) Property Owner

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Jun 2023

  • "This was an idyllic place, peaceful, beautiful scenery, the hut had everything we needed."

    Have you ever been to a place where you don’t want to leave, well this is it! We are looking to book again.

    Thank you so much for your kind words and we’re really glad you enjoyed your stay. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mike5.0May 2023

  • "We had a fantastic time at Little Silver Fox, It's a lovely site for couples to get away to relax."

    P When you arrive your greated by Peter & Lisa who are a friendly and easy going couple. You go by golf buggy to your accommodation. Waiting there is a well stocked welcome basket with fresh homemade bread. The hut was spotless and very comfortable, and let's not forget the hot tub,the highlight of every evening with a cool glass of wine ,Magical. We will definitely be returning in the future. Jacqui & Steve.

    Hi Jacqui & Steve, we’re really pleased you had a great time and enjoyed the magic :). See you again soon!! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Jacqui5.0May 2023

  • "Our seconds stay at Fox."

    What a wonderful adventure. Hosts are wonderful, even helped us with some tasty local recommendations. Soaking in the tub most evenings after a day of walking or doing nothing, starring into the stars and listening to the evening chorus of wildlife.

    Thank you for your lovely comments. We love those starlit evenings too! Property Owner

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Apr 2023

  • "Excellent location and host very peaceful and facilities were spot on everything ..."

    Excellent location and host very peaceful and facilities were spot on everything we could need and a lovely welcome basket which was much appreciated will definitely be re booking in the future 10/10

    We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we would be very happy to see you again if you decided to come return. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Steven5.0Jan 2023

  • "Absolutely brilliant."

    We love coming here (this was our second visit) and will definitely be back in the future. The location is amazing, the hut itself is amazing, the hot tub is amazing, everything is amazing! We recommend it to every one we meet, and will continue to do so! Thank you!

    Reviewed by Craig5.0Dec 2022

  • "Can’t fault it."

    The perfect place for our honeymoon, we will be back!! Such a cute little spot, perfect to just relax and unwind but not too far away from interesting places to visit.

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Nov 2022

  • "Second stay and as perfect as the first time the most amazing place to relax and ..."

    Second stay and as perfect as the first time the most amazing place to relax and enjoy the views and peace hut WOW hot tub amazing so clean and tidy just the most beautiful place would highly recommend Thanks again we will be returning

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2022

  • "This is a little slice of heaven the setting is beautiful and if you want to relax then this is a perfect place to do so."

    It was nice to be welcomed by the host and the basket of goodies was a lovely touch in the hut. The hot tub was perfect and we enjoyed most evenings watching the stars with the chiminea keeping us warm. Highly recommend a stay here.

    Reviewed by Jeanette5.0Sep 2022

  • "Fantastic experience, great facilities and a beautiful view."

    Will return in the future

    Reviewed by Jordan4.7Aug 2022

  • "We had a lovely stay, the owners were lovely and welcoming would recommend to anyone"

    Reviewed by Paige5.0Apr 2022

  • "Excellent accommodation, set in a beautiful spot."

    Approachable, friendly and helpful owners, would highly recommend

    Reviewed by Katie5.0Apr 2022

  • "Only disappointment was the lighting for the hot tub was tripping the electric ..."

    Only disappointment was the lighting for the hot tub was tripping the electric supply and the hot water needed to be reset so we had lukewarm water one morning

    Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate you flagging this during your stay so that the owners could assist quickly and efficiently. The hot water was reset and came back on shortly and another outdoor light was provided. We hope this did not impact upon your stay too much. - The Helpful Holidays Team. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Mick4.4Jan 2022

  • "This is an amazing getaway for a couple in need of a break."

    Lovely little romantic hut with a wonderful view, relaxing and private hot tub, the little golf cart just adds a bit of fun to it all. Just perfection.

    Reviewed by Vera5.0Dec 2021

  • "Most adorable shepherds hut ever!"

    Our stay was amazing and the thought process behind the property was just lovely. Easy to book.

    Reviewed by Faye5.0Dec 2021

  • "Just what we needed a relaxing few days away highly recommend"

    Reviewed by Robert5.0Nov 2021

  • "Absolutely perfect location for getting away from the daily routine."

    The shepherd hut exceeded our expectations. Cleanliness was top notch! Welcome hamper was a lovely surprise - Thanks Little Silver Chickens, Bees and Apple Orchard! The hot tub was perfect and a real luxury to sit under the stars sipping Prosecco. Although there are 4 huts in the area each has been thoughtfully placed so none overlook each other. The golf buggy from the carpark was good fun too! We will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Helen5.0Oct 2021

  • "We loved our stay in the little silver fox and hope to come back and stay again soon."

    Cleanliness was excellent. Overall a really relaxing and enjoyable stay.

    Reviewed by Jordan5.0Oct 2021

  • "It's a lovely place and quiet and fantastic ."

    The couple was fantastic very helpful and we will going back again

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Sep 2021

  • "Amazing place even more beautiful then discribed location facailities hosts all fantastic will be going back"

    Reviewed by Emma5.0Sep 2021

  • "Everything about the location was perfect."

    So restful and quiet, and Peter & Lisa just left us to relax in peace with no intrusion whilst giving everything of service. Only downside is Sykes' e-mail bombardment for "feedback" and comment - I use my 'phone as an alarm clock and so it is next to the bed with the volume on. Getting woken by an e-mail alert at 2am every other night is really not appreciated. Sykes need to programme their computer to send their spam out during office hours, not the small hours. NB: Sykes is an agent; not the site owner/operator. The site owners - and the site - are awesome!

    Reviewed by Te5.0Sep 2021

  • "We had a lovely warm welcome from Lisa & Peter when we arrived, We stayed in the ‘little silver fox’ it was very clean & comfortable, we had everything we needed!"

    The welcome basket was a lovely surprise, The views were Amazing it was so quite & peaceful we loved every minute and will definitely return next year .

    Reviewed by Lisa5.0Sep 2021

  • "It was the second time we stayed at the Little Silver Fox and it was as good as the first time!"

    Highly recommended!

    Reviewed by Petra5.0Aug 2021

  • "What was a lovely little break in Devon was massively overshadowed by the shambles that is Sykes and the way they go about their business."

    I booked this 2 night stay for £450 back in June, but was quickly sent a confirmation email suggesting I had booked the incorrect dates, which I most definitely did not do. After calling and emailing Sykes a number of times, no one answered, I was left in a position where I just had to book the holiday with the 'new' dates. The price rocketed to £1135 for 2 nights. As nice as this quirky little place is, it certainly isn't worth over £600 per night, as the owner was quick to agree. The owner's are nice, they got in touch and tried to help, but they also hit a brick wall when it came to asking Sykes what happened, they suggested it was me who made the wrong booking and the surge in prices is just to be expected at this time of year. It's a shambles quite frankly, don't trust them at all. You'll end up with hidden fees and charges as they try to fill their pockets, sadly I'll never ever be going with them ever again and neither should you. As someone who's mental health has been dreadful this past year, I was really looking forward to this, but all these troubles and the financial burden of it has actually set me back about 10 steps in my recovery... it is really such a shame. I will continue to try recover and try to forget all about this, but I feel it's important to help others not make the mistakes i made, in thinking I could trust these people. Adam

    We're really pleased to hear that you had a lovely break in Devon. Apologies for any confusion over the pricing of your break. You initially booked your stay online and were quoted the correct price for the dates chosen. You then amended your dates and chose to proceed in the knowledge that the price had been increased for a weekend stay. We can confirm that all prices quoted were correct and visible at each stage of your booking. We're really sorry that you have decided in hindsight that the price was unacceptable, and were pleased to be able to amend our housekeeping schedule to enable you to check in four hours early as a gesture of goodwill. Property Owner

    Reviewed by Adam4.1Aug 2021

  • "We had a fab couple of nights!"

    Reviewed by Hannah4.7Jul 2021

  • "Great location with great hosts who’s attention to detail made the stay that bit more perfect"

    Reviewed by John5.0Jun 2021

  • "A lovely Shepard’s hut, clean, lovely setting, brilliant hot tub, comfy bed."

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0May 2021

  • "The view from the chalet the hot tub the golf cart but most of all the scenery ..."

    The view from the chalet the hot tub the golf cart but most of all the scenery of Devon will definitely book again soon I hope

    Reviewed by Petra5.0Apr 2021

  • "What a wonderful stay - highly recommend it."

    The owners were so welcoming, and the welcome hamper was amazing. The hot tub was great, and the views were spectacular. Such a cosy, fantastic and quirky place. The golf buggy was a fun addition!

    Reviewed by Natasha5.0Apr 2021

  • "Loved the accommodation and position."

    Amazing outlook and a very cosy cabin with all mod cons. I will definitely go back to stay. The only minus is having to vacate by 9am when your on holiday,

    Reviewed by Stephen5.0Dec 2020

  • "A perfect getaway."

    Owners were friendly and welcoming. The Little Silver Fox is beautiful, cosy and superbly thought out. We had the ultimate relaxation escape in an idyllic setting. Cannot wait to go back!

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Dec 2020

  • "The hut was beautiful!"

    It was so comfortable and wonderfully designed. All the little touches were amazing- the golf cart, the welcome basket, the underfloor heating, the storage space in the hut and everything else, the view, the styling, the log burner, EVERYTHING was brilliant. We will definitely recommend it to anyone who appreciates nature and enjoys a cosy space.

    Reviewed by Natalie5.0Dec 2020

  • "Absolutely perfect place!"

    We definitely want to return.

    Reviewed by Clare5.0Oct 2020

  • "This was such a brilliant holiday in an amazing location."

    The owners were incredibly friendly and there was so much information about what we could do and where. The cottage was divine and comfortable, the perfect place to spend out anniversary. The hot tub was perfect and, even though the weather wasn't amazing, we still got to take full advantage of this. We were so happy with our choice and would 100% do it again.

    Reviewed by Shannon5.0Oct 2020

  • "Wonderful Shepard’s hut, lovely hot tub, in a stunning location, they had ..."

    Wonderful Shepard’s hut, lovely hot tub, in a stunning location, they had thought of everything Would highly recommend staying here

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2020

  • "The location was amazing and the accommodation was so well appointed, however it was the personal touches that really made the difference."

    The owners were friendly and helpful. The welcome hamper was an unexpected and enjoyable touch.

    Reviewed by James4.7Sep 2020

  • "Wonderful break hut was amazing everything you needed was provided and the ..."

    Wonderful break hut was amazing everything you needed was provided and the welcome hamper was an amazing touch and surprise x

    Reviewed by Tina5.0Aug 2020

  • "We had a magical four night break for our 30th Wedding Anniversary in this beautiful Shepherds Hut."

    Lovely welcome from the owners , spotlessly clean, and all mod cons,and everything had been thought of, fab welcome basket which had honey from The Little Silver House Bees and apple juice from the orchards, hot tub was amazing, spectacular views, golf buggy to get about the site on which was fun, peaceful piece of heaven of which we would love to return. We Highly Recommend staying here .Thank You.

    Reviewed by Julie5.0Aug 2020

  • "Every care is taken to ensure guests have a relaxing holiday."

    Hosts are available if needed. Beautiful surroundings and secluded holiday.

    Reviewed by Catherine5.0Jul 2020

  • "I can't recommend the Silver Fox enough."

    The owners have carefully thought about all C19 aspects of staying here and keeping it safe. We felt that they were very professional, but also lovely and friendly and full of helpful tips. The accommodation was spotless, as was the buggy to reach it. The view is beautiful and the atmosphere so serene. There was a hamper of goodies left was very tasty and just what we needed after the journey there. We spent evenings in the hot tub watching the stars ping out. The Silver Fox has all the bits and pieces provided that you need to prepare food. The furnishings are very tasteful and cosy. We can't wait to return.

    Reviewed by Sarah5.0Jul 2020

  • "Couldn’t have been any more perfect!"

    Me and my girlfriend enjoyed every second! Peter and Lisa are lovely welcoming people with a stunning venue! Will recommend no end and would 100% like to visit again. Thank you. Billy and Jodi

    Reviewed by Billy5.0Feb 2020

  • "Everything about 'The Little Silver Fox' is perfect, the location, the hosts, everything about it this place is brilliant, would highly recommend."

    Reviewed by Jack5.0Feb 2020

  • "There was nothing about the Little Grey Fox to disappoint."

    Everything was perfect! The Kingsize bed was particularly comfortable with lovely bedding including big bouncy pillows and a gorgeous soft furry throw. Even though we visited in January the hut was beautifully warm with underfloor heating and a cosy log burner supplied with ample logs. The hot tub was perfectly positioned to enjoy the magnificent view with a glass of bubbly (champagne glasses provided). The golf buggy provided to navigate the steep path to our hut was great fun and useful for moving luggage to and fro. We were met on arrival by Peter who clearly understood that being on hand but discreet is key. We could have easily have spent the four days staying put in such an ideal setting but we ventured out to some local pubs all of which were lovely and cosy with good home cooking. We drove out to the quaint village of Clovelly and even went over the border into Cornwall and discovered the rugged Cornish coast at Bude. We could have stayed longer and would consider a Monday to Friday break in the future.

    Reviewed by Carol5.0Jan 2020

  • "The little silver fox grounds were fantastic."

    The views were amazing, small touches such as the welcome hamper were very nice as well. Will be definitely recommending it to friends and family, worth the money and would urge anyone to go to this beautiful quiet getaway.

    Reviewed by Corrie5.0Dec 2019

  • "Silver Fox was a little piece of heaven."

    After a very long day of travelling we were amazed at the shepherds hut! The images don’t do it justice, the hut was more spacious than we imagined. It had everything you need for a lovely stay. The welcome hamper was amazing and we were even given milk, butter and eggs ready for our arrival! We couldn’t recommend enough. Watching the winter sunrise from our bed or hot tub was a beautiful experience. Thanks Silver House for an amazing experience!

    Reviewed by Shanice5.0Nov 2019

  • "This place was everything we wanted and more!"

    I’m already thinking about booking it for next year. It’s an amazing place.

    Reviewed by Niall5.0Nov 2019

  • "Wow what an amazing little find."

    We spent our 10 year Anniversary here and it was superb. From the arrival in the golf buggy to the welcome basket everything is thought of for you. So clean and tidy and wonderful views of the devon countryside. The hot tub was an added bonus being able to sit there with a glass of wine and watch the view. We are already planning our return visit.

    Reviewed by April5.0Oct 2019

  • "Having just spent an idyllic week in Little Silver Fox, we really didn’t want to leave."

    The views from this fabulous shepherds hut are the best I have ever seen and sitting in the private hot tub, looking over the valley was simply perfect. From start to finish, this was the most relaxing holiday, with all of the best quality amenities you could possibly fit into a perfect little package, right down to underfloor heating and a log burner! Lisa and Peter are very accommodating hosts and have thought of everything; even a private golf buggy to drive backwards and forwards to your car. A brilliant base for enjoying all of North Devon, if you can manage to tear yourself away from this peaceful haven.

    Reviewed by Rachel5.0Sep 2019

  • "Lovely hosts, amazing scenery, fantastic accommodation, wonderful private hot tub, superb ‘welcome basket’ that included wine, biscuits, crisps, scones, honey, eggs, apple juice, coffee, tea etc."

    The use of a golf buggy to get you to and from your hut. I could go on and on. We can’t wait to return. It definitely exceeded our expectations. Thank you so much

    Reviewed by Paula5.0Sep 2019

  • "We only stayed at the little silver fox for just 3 nights and truly wished we had booked more."

    The Little Silver Fox is a little gem, a slice of paradise in an idyllic setting. The hosts Lisa and Peter have thought of everything you could possibly need to make your stay a perfect one. The shepherds hut has been fitted to a very high standard with quality products, the photos online give an excellent view of what to expect and the addition of the welcome pack which contains food and drink to get you started and providing those extra little touches such as salt, pepper and oil and washing up liquid, means you don't have to remember to bring these along with you. The setting is perfect, situated in an orchard, with birds, bees and butterflies for company and views across the valley in near peace and quiet were exactly what we were expecting and needed. Having a golf buggy to use to and from the small car park is a very clever idea and a lot of fun. The real bonus here is the hot tub and we loved it. The hosts provide gorgeous fluffy robes which is a luxurious touch and ideal to wear to and from the hot tub. We spent every evening enjoying a glass of fizz and as there is hardly any light pollution here and keeping all external lighting off we were able to watch the amazing night sky and spotted several shooting stars while listening to the owls hooting. I would highly recommend this little gem to anyone looking for some peace and quiet while enjoying a little touch of luxury.

    Reviewed by Vicky5.0Aug 2019

  • "Had the best time ever at this beautiful little shephards hut in a stunning location with amazing views."

    All amenities are provided other than usual self care items such as shower gel etc. A little welcome basket containing coffee, tea, sugar, eggs, home made cookies, crisps and apple juice was provided and there was milk and butter in the fridge. The only issue we had was with the hot water and a quick email to Peter fixed that. The only suggestion I have for improvement would be to add a little fan to the property and also a mirror in the main area as having to use one mirror in the bathroom is a little difficult if someone else is using the bathroom at the time. The hot tub was absolutely amazing and the temperature and controls easy to navigate. Wouldn't hesitate to stay here again as the owners are wonderful and very helpful too. All friends were commenting on the photos and beautiful and romantic it looked which it was!

    Reviewed by Karanjit4.4Aug 2019

  • "From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome."

    We were shown to our accomodation but then left on our own which was nice. There was a couple of gardeners around who were incredibly friendly. The condition of the hut is perfect, very clean with a the essentials. We want on a nice local walk on one day to a local village up over the hills. A very relaxing peaceful holiday,we are likely to return

    Reviewed by Richard5.0Jul 2019

  • "What a lovely little find!"

    Everything was perfect!! We received a lovely greeting from Peter, the welcome basket was divine with everything we needed to enjoy our first evening and breakfast. What a place, what a view, it was super relaxing. We spent a wonderful day discovering the area and tried a few pubs out on recommendation, returning to the hut to relax in the hot tub and watch the sun go down was priceless! Wonderful hosts, gorgeous setting, super clean and safe.. I would highly recommend. We will certainly be back! Thank you again Peter and Lisa!

    Reviewed by Tammy5.0Jul 2019

  • "The host peter&Lisa bent over backwards to make our holiday."

    Bill the father was brilliant as well. This place is heaven. Would recommend this place to everyone. Peace and tranquillity. Outstanding scenery. Thankyou .

    Reviewed by David5.0Jun 2019

  • "It was a complete chill out for us, away from every day life."

    The huts are beautiful and contain everything you need. The surroundings are tranquil and stunning, relax in the hot tub and enjoy.

    Reviewed by Ian5.0Jun 2019

  • "My wife and I recently returned from a romantic weekend break at Little Silver Fox to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary."

    Everything was just perfect and we cannot thank out hosts Peter and Lisa enough for their hospitality. If you're looking for a romantic getaway in beautiful surroundings then this is the place!!

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Jun 2019

  • "The perfect place to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, the views are stunning and the huts are perfect."

    Reviewed by Sophie5.0Jun 2019

  • "The Sheperds Hut was just as advertised in the pictures, but what couldn't be described, was the beautiful setting, the peacefulness, and just how totally relaxed you feel, with the Hut, hot tub and setting 'Practically Perfect in every way' The owners were lovely, friendly and welcoming but also left you to just enjoy your stay The quality of fixtures and fittings was exceptional, with little extra touches of the Welcome Basket and Alexa etc."

    , made you feel like you were in a 5* hotel. We had a wonderful stay

    Reviewed by Sharon5.0Jun 2019

  • "The host, accommodation and location were all brilliant."

    It was just as we expected and more. I'd highly recommend.

    Reviewed by Jack5.0May 2019

  • "Amazing three night break absolutely blissful As the Wi-fi code at the ..."

    Amazing three night break absolutely blissful As the Wi-fi code at the shepherds hut says ‘paradise’ We will be back x

    Reviewed by Jackie5.0May 2019

  • "This was an amazing place to stay for a few days!"

    It had everything we could have possibly needed and the golf buggy and hot tub were great additions. Our hosts were so kind and we will definitely be back! Thank you

    Reviewed by Libby5.0May 2019

  • "We had a wonderful stay at Little Silver Fox."

    The owners were friendly and thoughtful - we had a lovely welcome hamper on our arrival which included locally made treats and a bottle of wine! The hot tub was private and perfectly positioned to enjoy the fantastic countryside views in the day and the stars at night. We would recommend this property to anyone and we’ll definitely be back!!

    Reviewed by Rebecca5.0Apr 2019

  • "Little Silver Fox Shepherds Hut is a lovely location, amazing welcome from Peter and Lisa, enjoy our first trip already planning a return."


    Reviewed by Rob5.0Mar 2019

  • "This place was absolutely amazing, the hosts were so helpful at short notice and went above and beyond what we would expect."

    The golf buggy was a great addition to the experience and the cabin had everything we needed. I 100% recommend this place I will definitely be returning.

    Reviewed by Hannah5.0Mar 2019

  • "We were the first customers to use the new shepherds hut the Little Silver Fox."

    There are three shepherds huts on the side of a hill over looking a valley. The huts are far enough apart to allow privacy when using the hot tubs. The novel experience of using golf buggies to reach the huts was also a first for us and is necessary as the access is quite steep. Our hosts made us very welcome and provided a basket of treats on arrival. The whole experience was delightful and we would thoroughly recommend the excellently fitted out, comfortable shepherd huts for a relaxing break in a quiet location but within easy reach of the North Devon Coast.

    Reviewed by Ronald5.0Feb 2019

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  • All ground floor (3 steps up)
  • Studio accommodation: 1 x king-size double
  • Shower room with shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living area with kitchen, seating with foldaway dining table and wood-burning stove.
  • Electric under-floor heating and wood-burning stove
  • Electric oven and two ring hob, fridge with freezer compartment, Nespresso machine, Smart TV, Amazon Echo, WiFi
  • Heating, power and supply of logs inc. in rent, additional logs available to purchase onsite
  • Bed linen, towels and bathrobes inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking in carpark with Tesla electric charging point (also provides type 2 connection), fees will be applied and payment will be arranged directly with owners.Golf Buggy for transport around site
  • Private lawned garden with patio area, furniture, chiminea and hot tub
  • Communal grounds and seating areas
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.7 miles
  • Note: There are 3 steps up to this property, not suitable for those with limited mobility
  • Note: There is a Good Housekeeping Bond of £100 at this property
  • Note: This property does not accept children or infants

The property

Little Silver Fox Silvery Grey in colour, this beautiful shepherds’ hut sits midway within the orchard, perfectly positioned to enjoy the magnificent views of the valley below.

Step inside to the studio style accommodation with luxury king size bed, seating area with foldaway table and kitchen fitted with Belling electric cooker and hob, Smeg fridge and wood burning stove.

A shower room with walk in shower is situated at the far end and completes the accommodation.

Outside there is private lawn garden and patio area with private hot tub and Chiminea that also doubles as a BBQ, loveseat and table and chairs.

Note This property can be booked with Refs 1000432 and 1000434, sleeping six guests altogether.

Little Silver Weddings

Set in North Devon’s beautiful Tarka Country, surrounded by lush fields and overlooking the Taw Valley, Little Silver Weddings is a simply idyllic location, catering to unforgettable weddings, mini-moons, and anniversary celebrations. With a real romantic feel, and thoughtfully presented accommodation, guests have the option of Little Silver Nugget, a truly stunning Victorian property, and four luxury shepherds’ huts, each with the added indulgence of their own hot tub. A couple’s paradise, escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a romantic retreat with your significant other. This group offers services for celebrations and is set up to create picturesque rural weddings. With three luxurious wedding packages available, offering a variety of services including floral arrangements, photographers, and catering, and a choice of locations across the site to make your special day unforgettable. Options for simply magical locations for your big moment include The Victorian Grotto, By The Pond, Front of House, Little Silver Nugget, Little Silver Pheasant, and The Wivvy, leaving you spoilt for choice. On-site accommodation is ideal for you, your significant other, and your guests. Little Silver Nugget nestles to the side of the owner’s own house, and offers the space and indulgence of a boutique holiday cottage for two, with parking outside, its own woodland hot tub a short walk away, and incredible countryside views to be enjoyed alongside a celebratory glass of fizz. If glamping is more your scene, choose from one of four individually-styled shepherd’s huts where you will be afforded all the same extravagance in a sublime setting, with a tranquil backdrop of nature and trees. On arrival, park up and leave your car, collecting your very own private golf buggy, your transport to your hut and around this magical setting, lit by fairy-tale sensor lighting so as not to disturb the dark skies. Once inside, your hut boasts a deep, indulgent king-size bed with a luxury Eve mattress, wrapped in Egyptian cotton for blissful nights. Wake up warm and cosy at any time of year with underfloor heating. Each hut boasts a woodburning stove and all mod cons including WiFi, Smart TV, under-floor heating, Sonos 1 smart speaker with Alexa personal assistant, or Amazon Echos pre-programmed with area guidance, and a Nespresso machine ideal for morning coffee, and you can finish your day under starlight whilst you sit back and gaze up at the Milkyway from your own private hot tub. If you can tear yourself away from this romantic setting, the magnificent sandy beaches and dramatic North Devon coast are less than a half hour drive. The villages of High Bickington and Umberleigh are within a 5-minute, drive each with their own pub and convenience store so you can stock up on essentials. The windswept moorland of Exmoor makes for a perfect day’s exploring, so lace up your walking boots and head out for a hike, enjoy birdwatching, or mountain bike through the scenery. The pretty market town of South Molton is within a 10-minute drive, offering a selection of amenities. Barnstaple offers a local museum, golf course for a game or two, and access to the Tarka Trail, whilst there are many stunning beaches along the Hartland Devon Heritage Coast. Take a stroll around RHS Garden Rosemoor or visit the Bideford Railway Heritage Centre. Make an unforgettable celebration with your loved ones with a stay at the delightful Little Silver Weddings, a romantic retreat catering to your requirements all year round.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location


Umberleigh 5 miles; Chulmleigh 9 miles; Barnstaple 9.5 miles.

The small rural North Devon village of High Bickington is set in the area known as 'Tarka country'. On a ridge above the Taw Valley boasting views towards Exmoor and Dartmoor, the village offers a Post Office, two pubs, a holistic beauty salon and Libbaton golf course. The small village of Umberleigh is only five miles away and has a railway station where trains run on the Tarka Line to Barnstaple or Exeter. Within driving distance is the historic town of Great Torrington, where you will find independent shops and Dartington glassworks where visitors can watch in wonder at the glassblowers, plus on the outskirts of town is Rosemoor, a garden of national importance with forty acres to delight and inspire a wide range of visitors. This area of North Devon has something for everyone including country walks, fishing and golf, as well as good access to a selection of wonderful beaches.

Note: This property does not accept children or infants.

Note: There is a pub within walking distance, open for drinks only. Please be aware of this when booking and contact the owners for other recommendations (including excellent meals) a short drive away.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas