Premier Cottages’ fabulous collection of glamping properties offer quirky accommodation perfect for those seeking a New Year escape with a difference.

Hawkings Hideaway – new shepherd’s hut in Devon

Within easy reach of Exmoor and North Devon’s beaches, dog-friendly shepherds hut Hawkings Hideaway comes with its own private hot tub, fire pit and a large decking area - the perfect spot for taking in the countryside views.

Located in a private field with unspoilt views, a wide range of hiking trails can be accessed straight from the door, the Exmoor National Park is nearby and just a short amble away is the award winning Michelin star pub ‘The Masons Arms’. The towns of Tiverton and South Molton and the award winning beaches Saunton and Croyde are also within easy reach. A week’s stay for two starts arriving on 27th December costs £978. (, 01398 341311)

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The Hawthorn Pod, Scotland

Deep in the Scottish Borders just 20 miles from Edinburgh, Hawthorn Pod and Rowan Pods are quirky hideaways for two each with its own hot tub and barbecue.

Outside they are like fairy tale houses while the interiors feature the latest high tech comforts including mood lighting, a sound system, underfloor heating plus a bed, small kitchen and en suite wet room with shower, sink and WC. There is also an onsite Farm Shop offering a fine selection of essential supplies including ice cream  

A choice of cycling and walking routes can be enjoyed from here and the pods are ideally placed for exploring the attractions of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs. A seven-night stay in Hawthorn Pod arriving 27th December costs £1025 and in Rowan £1088. (, 07785758375) 

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Yurts at Uppergate Farm, Yorkshire

Nestled in 10 acres of secluded woodland, the craftsman-made Yurts at Uppergate Farm offer a luxurious break with a difference. The two yurts are brimming with mod-cons including a fully equipped kitchen and shower room, plus under-floor heating and a log stove.

On the spacious deck is a private hot-tub and BBQ, and the heated swimming pool is a short walk away. Outdoor enthusiasts will love exploring the Peak District National Park and Holme Valley, and after a day discovering Yorkshire’s hidden gems, guests can indulge in a hearty meal at the nearby pub. A two night stay for two guests in Maythorne Yurt arriving on 31 December costs £435. (, 01484 681369). 

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The Shepherds Hut, Durham

The Shepherds Hut is located in beautiful unspoilt rolling countryside in Lower Teesdale on the Durham/Yorkshire border. Perfect for a New Year getaway, it’s extremely well equipped with a luxury two-seater sofa, Hobbit wood burning stove, Neff hob, granite worktops, spacious shower, and king size bed.

Quiet and peaceful, it’s within easy reach of some great local pubs and historic sites and there’s an abundance of walking and cycling routes available right from the door. A seven night stay for two guests is available for £600 arriving on 28th December 2021. (, 01325 730339) 

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The Shepherd’s Hut, Cornwall

Offering peace and tranquillity in its own private grounds close to many spectacular locations on the Land’s End peninsula  The Shepherds Hut, is positioned to capture both the afternoon and evening sunshine.

Guests staying here can get close to nature without giving up life’s luxuries as the Shepherd’s Hut is equipped with a king size bed, double glazing, log burning stove, underfloor heating, fully integrated bathroom including a large drench shower, plus full-sized cooker, fridge and television. Outside is a hot tub that’s perfect for star gazing.

From here it’s easy to enjoy a walk through a wooded valley to St Loy’s a peaceful rocky cove and to visit the quaint fishing village of Mousehole as well as the beautiful town of St Ives with its Tate St Ives gallery as well at the iconic St Michael’s Mount. A seven night stay for two arriving on 27 December cost £780. Guests are welcomed with a cream tea. (, 01736 810705) 

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Shepherd Huts with onsite star gazing observatory in Northumberland 

Situated between the magnificent Northumbrian coastline and the Cheviot Hills,  Beacon Hill Farm is surrounded by 50 acres of ancient beech woods, and 300 acres of parkland and grass fields. 

The luxurious Shepherd’s Huts Bluegrass, Ryegrass and Foxtail feature three rooms and with heating and hot water provided by a gas boiler, plus with radiators and a cosy log burning stove, they're toasty year-round. Modern comforts include Wi-Fi, Bose Bluetooth speaker for use with smart phone or tablet, and a digital radio. The bedroom in each hut boasts a luxurious bed and a Smart TV.

The properties are on the doorstep of the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park, and Beacon Hill has its own purpose built observatory with a range of telescopes for viewing the magical night skies plus a spa with indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, gymnasium and beauty salon. A four nights stay for two guests arriving 27th December costs £755. (, 01670 780900) 

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