Shepherd's Hut

Fully equipped Shepherd’s Hut for 1 or 2 guests (and canine companion).

Just over two miles from Samye Ling.

Shepherds Hut 6

The Shepherd’s Hut has a really comfortable king sized bed, well-equipped kitchen, bathroom with shower and a wood burning stove.

Shepherds Hut 4

It has its own private garden which is fully fenced, with a little gate that leads down to the stream where you can listen to the water tumbling down or watch the sun rise behind the pines from your steps and woods just across the stream where you are welcome to wander.

Shepherds Hut 5

 “Stables Cottage” sleeping up to 6 is available a short distance away.

Please do get in touch:

Alice’s email :

Telephone :- 07736 064022

You can check availability here on Airbnb but it will always be cheaper to then book directly with us, and let us know if you are attending a course at Samye Ling as we like to offer a discount.

We hope you will visit soon! 

We do not accept bookings from anyone coming to Eskdalemuir for shooting.

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