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Shepherds Hut
Castle Douglas, near Sandyhills

The Shepherd’s Rest

  • Sleeps up to 2
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Pets stay free
Car parking on site
Coast within 1 mile
Set in glorious Galloway countryside, this lovely Shepherd’s Hut really is the place to be to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
3 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space.
Living area:
With wood burner.
Dining area.
Kitchen area:
With gas hob and fridge.
Bedroom area: With double bed.
Bathroom: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Solid fuel central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Welcome pack and doggy extras. Enclosed front garden with sitting-out area and garden furniture. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
Welcome to The Shepherd’s Rest, a tranquil retreat nestled amidst the enchanting woodlands of the picturesque Galloway countryside, just a stone’s throw away from the quaint village of Auchencairn and the bustling town of Castle Douglas in Southwest Scotland.
Escape the frenetic pace of modern life as you step into this idyllic haven, where the absence of electricity invites you to unwind and embrace the simplicity of nature. The Shepherd’s Rest offers an oasis of peace and tranquillity, providing a genuine respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Step inside the rustic charm of The Shepherd’s Hut, where traditional character intertwines with thoughtful furnishings to create a cosy retreat. A welcoming wood burning stove invites you to curl up with a good book or simply bask in the warmth of the fire. The hut features a comfortable bed for restful nights, a convenient shower room, and a charming seating area perfect for moments of reflection.
Venture outside to marvel at the stunning woodland surroundings and soak in the breathtaking views of the rolling countryside that stretch out before you. Whether you’re an avid nature enthusiast, a keen adventurer, or simply seeking a peaceful getaway, The Shepherd’s Rest offers something for everyone. Explore local attractions such as historic castles, charming country pubs, and scenic walking trails that wind their way through the stunning landscape. For those craving outdoor adventure, the Galloway Forest Park beckons with its vast expanse of wilderness waiting to be explored. From hiking and cycling to wildlife spotting and stargazing, there’s no shortage of activities to enjoy amidst this natural playground.
Indulge your senses with a visit to one of the nearby artisanal food producers or sample the finest local cuisine at a nearby restaurant. Whether you’re savouring freshly caught seafood or indulging in a hearty traditional meal, the flavours of Galloway are sure to delight your palate. Discover the beauty and tranquillity of The Shepherd’s Rest, where every moment promises an unforgettable escape into the heart of Scotland’s stunning countryside.


Coastal Within 1 Mile
Cycle Store
Detached Property
Fishing Nearby
Garden or Patio
Newly Listed Property
Open Fire or Woodburner
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Pets Free of Charge
Romantic Getaways
Shower Cubicle
Welcome Pack
Woodburning Stove


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please