Paddock View Shepherds Hut at The Barns smallholding, Alderholt, Dorset.

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The Barns
Sandleheath Road


Children Welcome  
Pets Allowed  
Smoking Allowed  
Non Family Groups Welcome  

Contact Details

Tricia Harper

01344 88 88 89

About the Property

Paddock View Shepherd’s Hut is set within the grounds of our natural small holding, a unique and beautiful semi-rural location near Alderholt, Dorset where we grow fresh vegetables.  It is the perfect place to escape into nature, a peaceful retreat where you can sit on the veranda and watch the sun go down enjoying your favourite tipple.

Paddock View is warm and cosy in the winter, cool and airy in the summer with the luxury of a built-in shower room. Its porch area provides a great place to relax in the summer heat.

As well as a double bed, there is a small dining table with two chairs, a kitchen area with an electric hob, oven, microwave, kettle, toaster, fridge and sink as well as all the utensils, cutlery crockery, glasses, and pans that you will need.

Your well-behaved dog and/or horse are welcome to enjoy the experience with you.  There is a paddock available for your horse to graze and plenty of riding from the field.

The barns are right on the border with Hampshire and near the New Forest, ideal for boxing out for probably the best open riding spaces in the UK.

Meet Amos the ram, Jet the horse as well as Syke the dog, a Husky with stunning blue eyes. You could also see a couple of geese wandering around with sheep and goats nearby. Kitty cat lives in the barns and often stops by to say hello.

Available for short breaks, weekly retreats or longer stays.


Paddock View sleeps two adults but friends or family can bring their own tents and camp in the paddock for a small charge.  Please enquire. Separate shower and toilet facility available.

Guest Access

Guests can drive into the yard and park next to Paddock View.  Keys can be accessed via the code sent to you for the key safe nearby.

Other Things To Note

Bed linen, pillows and duvets are provided but please bring your own towels.

There are electric lights and plug-in radiators for heating. There is also a smart TV but there is no aerial for terrestrial channels so you will need a Prime or Netflix account to view and your phone to use as a hotspot as there is no WiFi.


  Electric Heating
  Patio Area
  Parking Bay
  DVD/Media Player
  Iron & Board
  Long Term Stays
  Baby & Toddler Friendly
  Private Entrance
  Hair Dryer
  Electric Provided
  Enclosed Garden
  Outdoor Furniture
  External Key Box
  Rural Location
  Horse Riding
  Public House

Sleeping Arrangements

Room 1
1 double bed

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Region: Dorset

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Booking Terms & Conditions

We require a £100 non-refundable deposit to secure the booking and the balance to be paid 60 prior to arrival. If arrival is under 60 days on booking, then the total amount will be payable to secure the reservation. Once paid, payment will not be refunded if cancelled or no show. Please ensure you take out holiday insurance to cover you in case you need to cancel for any reason.

Please don’t leave your dogs alone in the hut at any time. Dogs can become upset in strange places and damage can be caused.

Bed linen, duvets and pillows are supplied but please bring your own towels.

The price quoted is for self-catering hire only.

Strictly no smoking in the hut.  Please go outside the hut to smoke. No stiletto heels please to protect our floors from damage.

Please do not book Paddock View if you have dog allergies as it is a dog-friendly caravan, and although we do clean thoroughly between stays, we cannot guarantee that all allergens will be removed.