Themed shepherd huts in Yorkshire
Hornington Manor, a North Yorkshire wedding venue, has welcomed eight themed shepherd huts – perfect for newlyweds looking for a private retreat. Each hut takes inspiration from Yorkshire and beyond, with themes ranging from Arabia to the 1940s they offer complete escapism as well as a luxury kingsize Harrison Spinks bed, television, kitchenette, wifi, an en suite with shower and breathtaking views to boot!
The Fenton, takes its name from an aerodrome just outside of Hornington, which served as a frontline fighter station in the 1940s. This hut is embellished with memorabilia of wartime Britain, including artwork of the country's finest planes.
The Egyptologist hut is inspired by Yorkshireman and writer George Sandys, one of the first to suggest that the Pyramids may be great tombs. The hut is influenced by treasures and artefacts found in the country.
The Studio is perfect for keen birdwatchers. Nestled in the trees and bursting with beautiful artwork from local creatives, this hut is ideal for fans of nature.
'Folklore', encompasses Yorkshire legends of witches, pixies and giants. The hut embraces the foretold Hornington Manor, The Cottingley Fairies and other regional fables.
Named after the title of Philippa Gregory's book, The White Princess hut is inspired by Elizabeth of York. The personality and regalities of the princess are echoed around the hut, which promises a stay fit for royalty.
The Amy Johnson hut is an ode to one of Yorkshire's finest female pilots - the first woman to fly solo from London to Australia. Johnson's love of 1930s fashion, flying and adventure is reflected throughout the hut.
The Storyteller Shepherd Hut is inspired by the collection of tales, One Thousand and One Arabian Nights. The mesmerising hut is steeped in Middle Eastern style lighting, furnishings and decor.
The Arts and Crafts Shepherd Hut is influenced by Goddards House in York. Goddards House was built by the Terry family, founders of the famous chocolate company of the same name and designed by the architect Walter Brierly. In this hut, beautiful artwork and 19th-century chocolate boxes illustrate the walls.