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Sheppard's Hut

(Ref. 3822)

Terrington St. Clements near King's Lynn, Norfolk Show on map

4.4

Sykes rating

  • 4 Guests

  • 2 Bedrooms

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio

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47 Customer Reviews

  • "Our week at Shepard’s Hut was excellent."

    The cottage is clean and very comfortable, both the furniture and the bed. It’s a very rural location and the scenery is beautiful with horses in the field nearby. The owners, Mary and John, are very pleasant and helpful and their young Jack Russell is very friendly too and got on well with our elderly dog. The lack of Wi-Fi didn't bother us at all as we knew in advance and went prepared. We will certainly book again and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it for a very relaxing holiday. Thank you Mary and John.

    Reviewed by Hazel4.7May 2024

  • "Thank you for a lovely time."

    We really enjoyed our holiday at Shepard's Hut.

    Reviewed by Jacqueline3.8Apr 2024

  • "Very comfortable accommodation in a lovely rural setting, but still close enough to all amenities."

    The secure garden was ideal for our JRT Cooper, who loved meeting the chickens, and gave him plenty of room to chase his ball.Great base for exploring the many places of interest in the surrounding area. Though it's not a deal breaker, the cottage would benefit from having a toaster (as using the grill whilst cooking on the hob isn't ideal). To elevate this property to get 100% Five stars the addition of Internet access should be considered. That aside, we had a fantastic time and would definitely return. Kind regards, Sue, Robin and Cooper.

    Reviewed by Sue4.1Feb 2024

  • "We found the property was clean and tidy and well looked after all facilities ..."

    We found the property was clean and tidy and well looked after all facilities good the only thing I can say is that there was no hairdryer and no internet so had to increase my mobile data but I would recommend the property to my family and friends

    Reviewed by Richard4.4Feb 2024

  • "We had a great time in the lovely cottage."

    Mary was very pleasant to meet and her husband lovely couple.Beautiful view from cottage chickens and horses.We would love to come back.Gillian and Pete.

    Reviewed by Gillian5.0Oct 2023

  • "We love peace and quiet and that's what we got, great location to walk the lanes ..."

    We love peace and quiet and that's what we got, great location to walk the lanes and sea wall, and close to King's Lynn and Sandringham

    Reviewed by Jane4.7Oct 2023

  • "Need better catches on the doors other than that everything was Spot On and the ..."

    Need better catches on the doors other than that everything was Spot On and the cottage was very clean and very comfortable

    Reviewed by Jean5.0Sep 2023

  • "-We had a lovely time in the Sheppard's hut, and our hosts were very friendly and helpful."

    We used our time to explore the area, and the week of sunshine helped. Nothing negative to say, just praise for the quality of the furnishings and freedom we had. Thank you. John and Jennifer, South Gloucestershire..

    Reviewed by John5.0Sep 2023

  • "We had a lovely relaxing break away from our normal life here, the place was clean and as expected, the location was perfect for us, very rural but not far to go anywhere by car."

    The owners were close by and were very friendly, when passed them they would say hello and checked we were OK.

    Reviewed by Paul5.0Aug 2023

  • "Lovely peaceful bungalow with amazing views of open countryside."

    Large enclosed garden - great for our dog to run around. Comfortable beds, well equipped kitchen and lovely shower. Some lovely countryside walks nearby. We will definitely consider returning in the future.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Aug 2023

  • "Mr and Mrs Ewing were very welcoming and super helpful during our stay."

    The large enclosed garden was a perfect place for our Doberman to burn off some energy. The area is commutable to quite a few beaches and shops/amenities and we had a fantastic time even with a hit and Miss weather. Would highly recommend the place. The only thing you need to be mindful of is there is no toaster or washing machine, hence a bit of improvisation needed if you are on a longer stay. overall, a nice experience and we would definitely be coming again.

    Reviewed by Ziby4.4Jul 2023

  • "We had fantastic time."

    Lovely place outstanding views. The owners was brill loved the garden my dog had the full run of the gardens hes the size of a jack Russell and ever got out. Great place great people great holiday. 10 out of 10

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jul 2023

  • "My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the 'Sheppard's Hut'."

    It was situated in open countryside with lovely view's of the surrounding area. The couple who owned the property couldn't have been more friendly ans we would be happy to return.

    Reviewed by Brent5.0Jul 2023

  • "The Ewings were very helpful and friendly."

    The only thing missing was a toaster.

    Reviewed by Kay3.8May 2023

  • "This is a lovely, peaceful bungalow in a very rural location."

    Although the kitchen might appear dated we found it more than adequate for a week of self-catering. The important things were clean (bedding, towels, bathroom) but a little more attention to detail, especially in removing dog hair from carpets, would have been welcome. The views from the kitchen and double bedroom are lovely, overlooking fields towards The Wash, but we found the view from the lounge to be a touch miserable, with the main window facing the owners' huge garage wall. Renters should now be aware that the owners have a CL (certified location) directly in front of the lovely view from the bedroom window which means that there could be up to 5 motor homes or caravans parked up, obscuring your view and potentially undermining your privacy. All in all this was a nice little cottage with friendly owners, and we'd happily consider coming back.

    Reviewed by Karl4.4Apr 2023

  • "Loved it here, we stayed for 2 nights new years eve and just been there for another 7 days, very rural and only an hour away from family as we live in wales now so perfect location."

    The kitchen is quite old fashioned but we love it as takes me back to my childhood, there was a bath in the bathroom but has now been updated to a shower, I prefer the bath but won't stop us going back. The owners are lovely and helpful, our 6 year old son loves the hens and he sleeps like a log in the comfy bed. Will be returning many times in the future. Ann, Leroy and Devon.

    Reviewed by Ann5.0Dec 2022

  • "Furniture in sitting room too big kitchen out dated."

    Bathroom getting updated soon as told.

    Reviewed by Doreen3.1Dec 2022

  • "A very nice place to stay but unfortunately the kitchen and bathroom need updating as looking tired and kitchen units date back to the 70-80’s."

    The owners are aware of this and the enclosed garden is a very big area which is shared with their dogs. The owners are very nice people and will accommodate you as best they can so don’t be put off. There is no Wi-Fi which didn’t bother my wife and I cause we just sat around and read most of the time.

    Reviewed by Denis3.4Nov 2022

  • "Lovely relaxing time away from the city Internet WiFi signal on phone was hit ..."

    Lovely relaxing time away from the city Internet WiFi signal on phone was hit or miss but not to worried Great walks around area but be aware no street lighting if taking dog for last walk of day

    Reviewed by Philip5.0Sep 2022

  • "The location was excellent, especially the garden which was superb for our dog!"

    The bungalow facilities were adequate but feel the bathroom and kitchen are both in need of an upgrade - also a bigger mirror in one of the rooms would have been useful. But we would look forward to staying here again as it's location was wonderful.

    Reviewed by Judy3.8May 2022

  • "The cottage is in a lovely position, very nice sitting outside with a smashing view, wild birds, horses, and chickens to amuse you."

    The owners were very welcoming and friendly. There are walks along lovely lanes straight from the cottage. The nearest village (2 miles) has a great bakers and butchers, a co-op and two pubs. Unfortunately the cottage has a few issues. Both the kitchen and bathroom need a good makeover. The bathroom needs a new suite and a proper shower, and the kitchen a new cooker, also a toaster would have been handy.the microwave is unusable on top of the massive fridge freezer. The mirror in the bathroom is too high, and the one in the bedroom too low...we had a good stay but If these issues were sorted we would have had a great stay and it would be a cracking cottage. These are constructive criticisms to help the owners improve the cottage.

    Reviewed by Melvyn3.8May 2022

  • "Kitchen well presented and all you needed, bathroom was clean, but with the bath it was high sided and slim fitted."

    The shower was mixer tap, it was challenging could do with a shower cubicle. At Although hot water plentiful being a mixer was difficult to gauge it, very hot or cold. Not good for younger children. Being on one level would be idea for someone with mobility issues but bathing would be issue. The owners were more than helpful. Not overlooked quiet and the scenery spectacular. Well worth it. Lovely and relaxing.

    Reviewed by Simone4.7Mar 2022

  • "Mary and her husband were amazing hosts."

    Lovely with the children and let my little boy help with feeding their very free range chickens! Waking up to the scenery and chickens in the garden was blissful. No WiFi so the kids had to stay off their devices which was heaven and at night there is no light pollution so stargazing is a must! 10/10 stay would definitely book again!

    Reviewed by Steffanie4.7Feb 2022

  • "A bit dated but very good value with friendly owners."

    Safe garden and field for our very excitable lab puppy. Lots of walks and as weather was kind were able to sit and have coffee outside looking out over the countryside. Recommended for a peaceful break.

    Reviewed by Anthony4.1Nov 2021

  • "We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday the cottage was very comfortable and clean the ..."

    We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday the cottage was very comfortable and clean the owners were friendly very peaceful place dog friendly good dog walks we will go back if holidaying in that area again

    Reviewed by Annie5.0Sep 2021

  • "The holiday was great it was so peaceful."

    What my wife and i really liked there was NO INTNET the kids had to find things to do that they would normally do. We ware very lucky with the weather it was dry most of the time. Mary the owner was very helpful the kids loved the horses and chickens there was a dog walk alongside the property. It was central enough to visit the beaches and Sandringham House and Norwich the only thing we could see to improve the stay would be a microwave and a couple of garden chairs

    Reviewed by Raymond4.4Jul 2021

  • "The cottage itself was OK, but it smelt very fusty in a rather unpleasent way."

    The people that owned the cottage were very nice.

    Reviewed by Alan3.1Jul 2021

  • "Lovely friendly hosts."

    Very helpful too. Great spot to have some quality family time and the space is lovely and comfortable, just a bit dated. Lovely green garden to enjoy too with great days out near by.

    Reviewed by Machaela4.1Jul 2021

  • "Brilliant quite great owners weather great fully relaxing"

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2021

  • "The lovely views from garden."

    The peace and tranquility. The lovely walking in the area.

    Reviewed by Simon5.0Jun 2021

  • "Thoroughly enjoyed stay what more can I say"

    Reviewed by Bernard5.0Jun 2021

  • "Really beautiful peaceful setting, accommodation was more spacious than looked on photo's."

    Hosts were friendly and helpful. Not for those who want super modern but cosy and lovely outlook. We loved it and would definitely go back. Thanks.

    Reviewed by Christine3.8Apr 2021

  • "Lovely welcome from the host."

    Overlooks fields and is in a quiet spot. Not far off main road to access North Norfolk coast, especially of you are wanting to do bird watching. Lots of walks in the area. I think the kitchen would benefit from a microwave and the sitting room a table or floor lamp, as it was hard on the eyes to watch TV when the evenings were getting darker.

    Reviewed by Janice4.4Oct 2020

  • "As always cottage great peaceful great place to recharge"

    Reviewed by David5.0Sep 2020

  • "The bungalow was very comfortable and in a quiet and peacefull location."

    It suited us well as it was in easy reach of the places we wanted to visit. Mary was very welcoming and friendly. The only minor disadvantage was that there was no microwave but we managed without it.

    Reviewed by Barbara4.7Aug 2020

  • "Cottage was brilliant."

    Comfortable clean and peaceful. Owners happy and friendly but not intrusive.

    Reviewed by David5.0Jul 2020

  • "The stay was pleasant in a good location."

    The owners were friendly and helpful without being pushy. Our kids enjoyed the open space outside and the occasional stray chicken. The only downsides were a broken DVD player and no proper shower. Would certainly consider staying again.

    Reviewed by Sandra3.8May 2019

  • "The holiday was great and the owners were welcoming."

    We only had a problem in the first place trying to find the place. This was not a fault of the details we received but one lane was not signposted. The owner kindly came out and looked for us.

    Reviewed by Margaret5.0Mar 2019

  • "The web page needs updating."

    The pictures and description of the property are very misleading. No four poster bed. The sofa is not as nice. The furniture is outdated and grubby. I was told the garden was secure for dogs but it certainly was NOT. The pictures show hedges around the property but the garden was part fenced and the rest of it was not at all. If I had been told this I would not have booked it.

    Reviewed by Karen1.6Dec 2018

  • "Great and friendly stay."

    Reviewed by Jerry5.0Nov 2018

  • "Friendly and welcoming."

    Just what i wanted.

    Reviewed by Jerry4.7Oct 2018

  • "Not really the lady that owns sheperds hut was very pleasent and friendly even though we only saw her when we arrived would recomend."

    Reviewed by Betty4.7Sep 2018

  • "The Sheppards hut is a lovely comfortable place to stay."

    It is unfortunately some distance from the village. The listing is a little outdated. The bedrooms have been swopped around and the four poster bed has disappeared.The lounge/diner has again been moved around and has a different suite also a flat screen tv with free sat. All these alterations make it better than the listing. One downside, there was no microwave. The owner is a lovely lady who could not have been more friendly and helpful. Had a great, relaxing week

    Reviewed by David4.4Jun 2018

  • "It lacked a shower curtain to allow the proper use of shower hose, and no microwave."

    The toilet was extremely difficult to flush. It was advertised as having a four poster bed, there was none.

    Reviewed by Colin3.1Nov 2017

  • "Very comfortable bungalow in a beautiful location."

    Landlady was very welcoming and helpful.

    Reviewed by Kimberley4.4Jun 2017

  • "Excellent hosts, very comfortable, clean and peaceful."

    Would definitely recommend.

    Reviewed by Tom4.6Mar 2017

  • "The cottage was quiet, cosy and met all our needs."

    The owner made us welcome. The only real problem was that the directions to the cottage were very poor. We were unable to locate any of the named roads mentioned in the directions, and subsequently found that some road name plaques were missing. The cottage is located quite some way out of the village of Terrington St Clements.

    Reviewed by Andrew4.6Nov 2016

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Summary

  • Two bedrooms: 1 x four poster double, 1 x twin with a single bed and a 3/4 double
  • Bathroom with shower, basin and WC
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Sitting room with dining area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, TV, DVD, radio/CD, selection of books/DVD/games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Cot and highchair
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Private garden area with furniture
  • Two small well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shops, restaurant, takeaways and pubs 2 miles
  • Please note the property does not accept bookings from workers
  • Please note: The property does not offer car charging, please refer to nearby charging points
  • Note: The property does not accept infants, only children aged 2 and above

The property

Terrington St. Clements 2 miles.

Sheppard's Hut is a two-bedroom bungalow on the far outer edge of Terrington St. Clements village, in a quiet rural position with local lanes suitable for cycling, walking and watching wildlife.

This cosy and welcoming Terrington St. Clements cottage offers a well equipped kitchen, a four poster bed, and a private garden with wide open skies and far-reaching views across the Fenland fields.

The village has amenities including takeaways and pubs, while for gardeners there is an African Violet Centre.

Due to the location of this Terrington St. Clements cottage it is only a short drive to visit the local attractions in three counties; Norfolk, Lincolnshire and Cambridgeshire.

Castle Rising offers a medieval atmosphere with its castle and nearby traditional tea rooms.

A little further is the West Norfolk coastline with RSPB sites, and the Queen's Sandringham Estate.

A lovely Terrington St. Clements cottage for any time of year.

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About the location

TERRINGTON ST. CLEMENTS

King's Lynn 8 miles.

Terrington St. Clements is a large Norfolk village on the borders of the Lincolnshire Fens. The village has a wide selection of amenities including a supermarket, farm shop, two doctor's surgeries, post office, newsagents, bakers, Indian restaurant and takeaway, fish and chip shop, pizza parlour, Chinese takeaway, hairdressers, hardware store, two pubs, both of which serve food and a bus service to King's Lynn, Spalding and Wisbech. Local attractions include the Butterfly and Wildlife Park at Long Sutton. King's Lynn offers shopping, museums, one of which is home to Seahenge, and also the National Trust St George's Guildhall. Nearby is Peckover House and Gardens at Wisbech. Also within short travelling distance is the Queen's Sandringham Estate with its beautiful house and grounds.

Please note the property does not accept bookings from workers
Note: The properyt does not accept infants, only children aged 2 and above

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas