Cedar Tree - Romantic Shepherd’s Hut in Hampshire

This compact and cosy shepherd’s hut may be small but it has everything you could wish for a glamping break for two. Cedar Tree offers top quality accommodation including underfloor heating, 4’6 double bed, fully fitted kitchen and en-suite shower room. The hut is set in the grounds of Peak House Farm which also provides B&B accommodation. There are beautiful gardens to enjoy, along with uninterrupted views across the North Wessex Downs. Guests staying at Cedar Tree have private access to a paved patio with table and chairs which is perfect for al fresco dining. Peak House Farm is a working dairy farm and is one of the top producers of raw milk in Hampshire.

Cole Henley is a small hamlet comprising of two farms and a few cottages situated in the North Wessex Downs, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Just two miles down the road is the country town of Whitchurch, famous for its Silk Mill. A little further afield (5 miles) is Watership Down, made famous by author Robert Adams with the children’s book of the same name. The Down and other North Hampshire treasures, such as St Mary Bourne and Longparish, are on popular walking and cycle routes.

Check in/ Checkout Times

Check in: 4:00 pm | Check out: 10:00 am

Accommodation Description

Open plan living space with kitchen, dining table and chairs for two and 4’6 double bed. En-suite shower room. French doors open out on to a small veranda and down a couple of wooden steps is a private paved patio with bistro set.


Underfloor electric heating.
Fully equipped mini-kitchen with fridge and freezer, induction hob and oven/grill.
Heated towel rail.
Freeview television and combined DVD player.
Paved patio with bistro set.

  • Countryside
  • Cycling Friendly
  • Isolated
  • Parking Available
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Short Breaks Allowed
  • Swimming Pool
  • Unusual

About the area

Only 2 miles away is Whitchuch, a delightful Hampshire country town. There guests will find all of the local amenities needed for a weekend away including bakeries, butchers, post office, gift shops, cafés restaurants and pubs.
One of Hampshire’s hidden gems is Whitchurch Silk Mill, a 19th century water mill that weaves English silk fabrics using 19th century machinery. Set on the peaceful banks of the River Test, discover the mill's fascinating history then visit the tearoom for lunch and refreshments.
Highclere Castle, the home of the Earl and Countess of Carnarvon, doubled as the backdrop for the popular costume drama Downton Abbey.
Uncover the craftsmanship, heritage and beauty infused into every drop of gin produced at the Bombay Sapphire Distillery situated in the heart of Hampshire.
Nearby places to visit include Watership Down, Beacon Hill, St Mary Bourne and Longparish.
Keen cyclists can take on the Test Valley 30 mile Circular Ride ,the Wessex Way and Ibthorpe-Ashmansworth Circular that combines pretty Hampshire market towns, with chalk streams and local pubs. There are limited cycle hire shops so bringing your own bicycle is recommended.
Peak House Farm is conveniently positioned within 3 miles of the A34 leading to the M4 and 6 miles from the A303 leading to the M3. Whitchurch Railway Station is 2 miles from the Farm and a regular service from London Waterloo takes only an hour.
Milestones Museum of Living History. Basingstoke Leisure Park, Churchill Way, Basingstoke, RG22 6PG. 01256 639550.
Marwell Zoo. South Downs National Park, Thompson's Lane, Colden Common, Winchester, SO21 1JY. 01962 777407.