The Shepherds Hut Retreat offers the ultimate in relaxation but if you are feeling a bit more adventurous here’s a list of fantastic activities all on the doorstep. Please contact the activity provider directly.

Rib rides along the Jurassic coast
  • Cider Making and tasting  The home of the famous Perry’s cider is only a  few minutes drive away and offers tours of the cider works alongside a shop where you can try before you buy!
  • Go Karting – Sparkford (25 mins) an excellent karting track and motor museum
  • Horseriding  Roundham (4 min) Whether you were ‘born in the saddle’ or are just a beginner, Hillview Stables caters for all abilities.
  • Coarse fishing   Hewish (5 min) 3 lakes stocked with Carp,
    Tench, Rudd, Roach, Perch. From £5 per day
  • Polo   South Petherton (10 min) Learn to play polo or just watch a thrilling match at this beautful country house.
  • Montacute House  One of the finest National Trust properties you will find is only a 10 minute drive away, there is also a section of The National Portrait gallery housed here.
Coarse fishing
  • Rib rides   West Bay (30 min) Experience a high power rib at the stunning Jurassic coast or take the more leisurely taxi service to Lyme Regis.
  • Fishing trips  West Bay (30min) Boat Fishing/Sea Angling Trips, Dolphin Watching, Sight Seeing, Private Occasions and West Bay Diving throughout the year.
  • Golf    Windwhistle (5 min) A beautiful 18 hole course and driving range with excellent clubhouse facilities.
  • Paint ball   Dorchester (30 min) Set in 65 acres of woodland with varying terrain, offering a fun outdoor activity.
Spa Treatment
  • Luxury spa  Corscombe (15 min) Award winning restaurant and spa in a stunning set in a stunning house and gardens.
  • Cookery classes  Abbots hill (25 min) Lesley Waters famous cookery school with a range of courses to suit everyone.
  • Electric bike tours  A wonderful way to explore the stunning Jurassic Coast.
  • Foraging with bushwhacker tours on the stunning Jurassic Coast.
  • River Cottage courses and dining, the famous River Cottage is only 30 mins away!
  • Wine tasting tours from the award winning Furleigh estate (20mins)