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Ted – The Luxury Off-Grid Glamping Shepherds Hut

Key Features:

Private Exclusive Eco Hot Tub
Sleeps: 2 Adults & 1 Infant
Outdoor Wood Fired Pizza Oven
Wood Burning Stove
Off Grid with Hybrid Solar Power
Glamping Experience
Stunning views towards Glastonbury Tor & Somerset Levels

Highly Reviewed

Price Guide

£99 (Low season) – £169 (High season) per night

Private Hot Tub

Ted’s Eco Wood Fired Scandinavian Hot Tub is for your exclusive use during your stay with us.

Simply light the fire, sit back and relax while it heats the water, then step in and enjoy your hot tub experience under the stars.

We think that lighting it yourself adds to the experience, it’s so much better than just switching it on!

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Glamping Experience

Tor View Shepherds Huts are one of Somerset’s hidden gems. Perched high up on the Mendip Hills overlooking Glastonbury Tor in the distance, there’s no sign and no doorbell. You can only get to the Huts after receiving an e-mail with your special code and directions.

Lovingly handcrafted and designed to inspire, every feature adds to the feeling of exclusive luxury glamping.

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Experience Off-Grid

Experience an Off-Grid break as Ted’s 12 volt electrics are powered and mainly charged by the solar panels installed on the roof! This provides plenty of power for the indoor and outdoor lighting as well as the USB power points, so you can rest assured that your smartphone, tablet or eBook reader can be charged using the wall mounted USB sockets. If you don’t wish to light the stove, we have installed an energy efficient electric radiator.

To be extra-sure of this, we have an automatic and on-board 12 volt battery top-up, for use mainly during the cooler/darker days (because we’re in England!).
There are no 3 pin plug sockets within the hut for devices that may require more power, offering you a real retreat from the modern world.

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Stunning Views

The huts include absolutely everything and the clever design means that they feel surprisingly spacious – ingenious planning ensures that it all packs away neatly and you won’t be tripping over your bags at every turn.

Last but not least the views of the surrounding Somerset countryside are stunning, and the local area boasts a wealth of inviting things to see and do.

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“Stunning views over towards Glastonbury Tor and very peaceful.”

VisitEngland Assessment service report as of January 2022

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Special Offers

INFLATION BUSTER:
50% DISCOUNT ON YOUR 3RD NIGHT IN 2022

We’ve got a red-hot offer for you as the temperature rises! Stay for 3 nights of summer glamping in June and July, arriving on a Monday or Tuesday, and we’ll give you 50% off your third night.

To take advantage of our amazing offer, simply book online as normal and the applicable discount will be applied in your confirmation email. Bookings need to be made directly from our website at least 1 week before your arrival.

Offer excludes, Bank Holidays & events and the month of August. Terms and conditions may apply, this offer may not be combined with any other promotional offers and may be removed without notice.

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What time is check-in & check-out?

The standard check-in time is 4.30pm. The standard check-out time is 10:00am.

OPTIONAL PAID EXTRAS

An early check-in facility is available which extends check-in time from 4.30pm to 2:00pm and also includes a bottle of complementary Somerset fizz.

Do you accept pets?

Regretfully, we do not accept any pets here during your stay.

How many children can stay?

Ted’s Hut can also accommodate in total ONE infant at no extra charge.

For infants up to 2 years old, please supply your own travel cot and bedding.

To book the extra capacity for families, please select in the optional extra section (2 Adults +1 x Child aged 2-12) in the booking process, please contact us for any further information on suitability for family stays.

Do you have an electric vehicle charging spot?

For Ted’s hut only, if you own a ‘Granny’ cable or 3-pin electric ccharging cable, you’ll be able to charge your vehicle on-site as a standard 3-pin electric socket is located next to the car parking space for Ted. All we ask is that you make a donation (suggested amount £5) to an environmental charity such as Friends of the Earth when you return home.

The nearest fast charging point is just over 5 miles away from Tor View Shepherds Huts, at Morrisons Supermarket in Wells (postcode BA5 1UA).

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What's included in my stay? (Towels, Wood & more)

We will provide you with fine Egyptian cotton bed linen for your stay; we have even provided you with a simple dry larder supply that includes West Country Tea bags, high quality ground coffee, sugar and sometimes even a pint of milk ready in the fridge for your arrival.

If you feel like lighting Ted’s wood burning stove (or fire pit), you need not worry about wood, kindling or fire starters. They are included too! (for responsible use) So there’s no need to purchase them from a roadside garage late at night.

Stepping into the bathroom for the first time you will also find large fluffy towels, shower gel, and fresh toilet tissue. Everything one needs to make the stay perfectly perfect is provided as standard.

Is there a minimum stay?

Our preferred minimum stay is 3 nights (bank holidays & summer) and 2 nights during the rest of the year.

The minimum stay depends on when you arrive, as you really do need 3 nights to fully appreciate the glamping experience.

What is the price guide?

Price guide ranges between £99 (Low season) – £169 (High season) per night.

Our pricing varies based upon which day you are arriving and whether it is in high or low season, we also offer the flexibility to arrive 7 days a week, unlike other companies.

The area boasts some wonderful pubs and restaurants, as well as interesting places to buy locally produced cider and cheese. Bring a healthy thirst and appetite!

We’ve written a list of a few of our local pubs where we have eaten as a family. We have included those which we have tried at some time or another, but of course there are lots more in the area locally – we can’t get around them all! Please ask us for our recommendations.

There is plenty to keep the avid adventurer occupied within the area.
From shopping in Bristol to discovering Wookey Holes cave network, there’s a little of everything just around the corner.

For written directions check out the Contact Us page.

Ted’s Hut is a spacious and luxurious hand made Shepherds Hut that stands 18’ by 7 1/2” wide. With a fully fitted small kitchen, Double bed/day bed 4’6” Tempur memory mattress, Integral shower room and WC.

The Small Print

Basically, there isn’t any.

The prices shown include everything. Honest. There are no hidden fees, surcharges or surprises.

All utilities (water, electric, central heating and unlimited wireless broadband) are included – no meters with slots.

Wood, kindling and fire lighters for the fire pit and stove are all provided upon arrival. Please use responsibly.

We provide 1 bag of kiln dried hard wood logs for every night booked. This should provide approximately 3 hours of fuel to heat the water to an ideal temperature in the summer, and 2 hours in the winter.

If you should run out of your complementary allocated supply during your stay, extra bags are for sale here on site.

Extra bag(s) of logs for sale on site at £10.00 per bag, payable by cash via the honesty box.

So the price you see here is the price you pay.

Also included in the price is our friendly, helpful nature and advice on where to go – what to see – where to eat – should you want suggestions.

Should you have any further questions, we have the answers, so why not contact us now.

Our Reviews

"Since we booked this holiday we have been counting down the days. The expectation was surpassed by Len! We have done so much in our time here but most of all we have relaxed and enjoyed the peace. Cooked steaks in the fire pit, watched deer in ‘our’ field and listened to the owls around us. Lit the stove and cooked (windows & doors open) and constantly found new things hidden away. Thank you Phil & making us so welcome."

"We loved staying in the cosy, warm hut, the fog, gales and the beating rain made it even more atmospheric. The attention to detail is amazing, and we had such fun opening all the draws and cupboards and being surprised at we found!

The books were apt and interesting and we loved the sheep memorabilia, there is so much packed into a small space and it still looks modern and uncluttered."

"Wow! It’s like the Tardis,you’ve packed in so much but it feels so spacious, and all done with so much thought and style. I think you’ve set the “gold standard” for glamping, and the en suite is wonderful. It’s a magical place, mysterious outside, with the mist at sunset, but the lights were on warm and welcoming like a secret cocoon."

Any Questions?

Are the dates you want not listed or maybe you’d like to clarify a few things?
Feel free to give us a call.

Ted’s History

Nestling at the highest point of our front hayfield, and offering staggering views across the rural Mendips to Glastonbury Tor (and way beyond), you will find Ted’s Hut secluded away.

In the Somerset dialect ‘Ted’ means to turn hay so that it dries evenly into the perfect feed for the farm animals, ensuring that all the livestock are looked after in the best way possible. Ted’s Hut continues this approach today, ensuring that all visitors have everything they need to be rested, nurtured and are fully content.

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