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Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets Yes


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Open fire
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Broadband / WiFi


  • Single-storey
  • Studio-style layout with double bed, kitchenette and woodburning stove
  • External shower room with walk-in shower, basin and WC 20m away
  • Central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine
  • TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Shared off-road parking
  • Private gravelled area with furniture
  • 2 smaller or 1 larger well-behaved dog welcome at a charge
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 1.1 miles
  • Note: There are steps to the exterior; please take care

The property

Penny, an inviting retreat in the heart of Pocklington, is a charming one-bedroom shepherd's hut offering an unforgettable experience for those seeking a tranquil getaway amidst the picturesque countryside of East Yorkshire.

With its idyllic location and an array of nearby attractions, this enchanting abode promises a memorable escape for couples and solo travellers alike.

Step inside this beautifully crafted shepherd's hut and be greeted by a warm and inviting ambiance, the studio-style layout seamlessly combines the kitchen and sleeping areas creating a romantic space that exudes charm and comfort.

The well-equipped kitchenette provides all the essentials to prepare light meals and snacks, allowing you to savour simple culinary delights during your stay.

Enjoy your meals outside at the seating area to dine al fresco while soaking up the serene atmosphere.

After popping corks and planning your itinerary for the days ahead, retreat back inside to wash away the day in a sleek shower room, before retiring to the bedroom area, offering a snug double bed adorned with soft linens where you can drift off to sleep to the gentle sounds of nature, and wake up refreshed, ready to embrace the day's adventures.

Surrounded by the enchanting countryside of Pocklington, this shepherd's hut serves as an excellent base for exploration.

Lace up your hiking boots and embark on scenic walks along the nearby Wolds Way or explore the picturesque Yorkshire Wolds, with their rolling hills and breathtaking views.

The charming town of Pocklington itself offers a wealth of attractions to discover; immerse yourself in local history with a visit to the impressive Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum, renowned for its stunning water lilies and captivating exhibits or take a leisurely stroll through the town's quaint streets, browse the boutiques, and indulge in a meal at one of the inviting cafes or traditional pubs.

A short drive away, you'll find the beautiful market town of Beverley, known for its stunning Gothic Minster, historic market square, and charming independent shops.

Lose yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of the bustling market or explore the town's rich heritage by visiting the Beverley Guildhall and the Beverley Art Gallery.

For nature enthusiasts, the stunning Yorkshire Wolds and the nearby Yorkshire Wildlife Trust reserves offer ample opportunities for birdwatching, nature walks, and cycling adventures.

Uncover the tranquil waterways by taking a boat trip along the Pocklington Canal, immersing yourself in the peaceful surroundings.

For all of this and more, escape to the East Riding of Yorkshire with a stay at Penny.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1137847, 1139289, 1139291 and 1137848, together sleeping 12 guests.

Clayfield Farm

Clayfield Farm sits in a semi-rural position with scenic views over the open countryside and Yorkshire Wolds, just a mile from the market town of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire. This idyllic collection of buildings has been restored to a wonderful standard by the owners, consisting of the main farmhouse, a barn conversion and four shepherd huts, each with their own external showers. Accessed along a private road, there is a spacious gravelled area where guests can park up before finding their new abodes. Within the farm there are outside seating areas with barbecues and a pizza oven, whilst the farm is home to sheep, ducks, turkeys and hens, which are all very friendly and don’t mind being fed! Just a mile away lies Pocklingotn Town Centre, boasting a choice of pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants, along with a main square offering local shops, a post office and a supermarket, so you won’t have to go far to find the essentials. There is a network of walking and cycling routes nearby; explore the Yorkshire Wolds Way accessed in Pocklington, Millington Woods walk, the Pocklington Canal Towpath and several other dog walks in and around Pocklington. The coastal towns of Whitby, Scarborough, Filey and Bridlington are a scenic car journey away and offer quintessential seaside charm and sandy beaches, whilst the city of York is easily accessible along the A1079 and there is a good bus route from Pocklington. Avid golfers can tee off at the KP Golf Club before enjoying a meal and drink in the on-site bar and restaurant. For a memorable stay in this part of Yorkshire, look no further than Clayfield Farm.

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About the location


York 13 miles.

The pretty little market town of Pocklington nestles at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds in the Vale of York. It is perhaps best known for Burnby Hall Gardens - 8 acres of gloriously beautiful gardens with two large lakes which are home to the National Collection of water lilies. There are several world famous attractions nearby - majestic Castle Howard, beautiful Sledmere House, and of course the historic city of York. The town boasts a leisure centre offering a wide range of sports, including swimming, a Civic Centre and the Pocklington Arts Centre, which shows various films and stages live shows throughout the year. Pocklington is also home to Madhyamaka Kadampa Meditation Centre, known worldwide for its meditation courses and retreats, plus the KP Golf Club is situated approx. 1 mile away and offers wedding and other event facilities, a stylish bar and a restaurant, as well as an 18 hole championship golf course. Just a few miles away is the village of Warter, which is where David Hockney produced his 'Bigger Trees Near Warter' painting. Nearby are various cycle ways including the North Sea Cycle Route and walkers will love either the long distance walks along the Wolds Way or one of the many more circular walks in the area for all abilities. For those who enjoy touring by car, Pocklington forms part of the Pocklington Round, a lovely scenic drive which takes in some of the area’s prettiest villages.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas