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Hop Pickers Hideaway is a small, friendly, quiet and secluded hut, in a pretty rural setting and you will have open views across our grassland as well as beautiful far-reaching views towards The Malvern Hills. The Hut is set in woodland with a private hot tub in a secluded part of the 8 acre smallholding.

Local Area

The Shepherd huts’ site is positioned on the outskirts of the village of  Leigh which is 6 miles between Great Malvern and Worcester.

You can walk directly from Hop Pickers Hideaway to the Malvern Hills across footpaths with just 1 main road to cross.  The Malvern Hills are an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

We are just 10 minutes from Junction 7 of the M5 motorway approximately 2 hours from London or Manchester and less than an hour from Birmingham.

Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

Once booked you will receive booking confirmation via e-mail along with detailed directions. Further details you may require are available upon arrival.

We ask visitors who have any special needs or requirements to let us know on booking; we will try our best to accommodate.

There is a dedicated car parking space approximately 2 minutes walk from the Hut.  A luggage trolley is provided if required.

Arrival is from 4pm and departure by 11am.  Sometimes this can be flexible if the Hut is not occupied before or after your dates.  If you are going to be very late please call ahead and we can arrange to leave a torch and the lights on.

Well behaved, friendly dogs are welcome by prior agreement (maximum of 1 well behaved dog per hut) and an additional charge is made for this facility.

Dogs must not be left unattended in the Shepherd huts and please do not let your dogs on the furniture.

There is ample space to exercise your dog, with bins provided for dog waste.  Whilst on site, all dogs must be on their lead.

General information, such as emergency contact details, taxi and bus information, local eateries, local shops for amenities etc. are provided in the guest information manual.

In the event of any emergencies the owners can be contacted either onsite or by mobile phone which is clearly marked in the information manual along with all other emergency details, including local Hospitals, Doctors, Vets, Fire, Police etc.

Each hut has a smoke alarm and carbon monoxide monitor. Although we have a fire blanket and fire extinguishers in each hut, in the unlikely event of a fire, please follow the evacuation procedure and make your way to fire point at the recycling point as clearly marked.

Please keep all entrances and exits free from obstruction in case of an emergency.

Additional Information

The Shepherds Hut is on wheels and is accessed via 3 steps up to a decking balcony. The doors are 3m high and open up to 1.2m

The hot tub is maintained at 37 degrees which is the recommended temperature, instructions for use will be provided upon check in.

Logs are provided for both the fire pit and the log burner, there is plenty for your stay and should you require more please advise us.

We are a non-smoking establishment.

There are exterior lights on the Shepherd hut.

Wifi access is available – details on arrival.

There is mobile phone coverage but it varies between networks.

Our website provides a wealth of information about local attractions, activities, special events, places to visit and special offers.

We can also provide a list of recommended pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes as well as maps and details of local walks.

We welcome your feedback to help us to continually improve our service. If you have any comments or thoughts we would be pleased to hear them. Please complete the evaluation at the end of your stay or email us at

Guest Comments
“Relaxing and peaceful in such an idyllic spot. Must book for next year”
Mr and Mrs Wardle, Totnes
“Lots to see and do in such a beautiful area, the owner was very welcoming and helpful in planning our days,”
Sue and Mark Brocklebank, Manchester
“Fabulous barn conversion - Total peace which is just what we wanted. The super kingsize bed was so comfortable. Overall an idyllic retreat with lovely walks from the doorstep.”
Mr and Mrs Brain, Richmond, Surrey
“The Barn is very well equipped & the owners have literally everything covered even to fresh bread, eggs ect on arrival. The barn is surrounded by woodland & there are some very good walks to choose from with or without our four legged friend....”
Tipton, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers is in such a beautiful part of rural Worcestershire. We cycled from the front door straight on to a green lane and then found a welcoming pub after a couple of miles. Hoppickers was well equipped, an absolute delight - we will definitely come again.”
Bob and Sue, Solihull
“If you want peace and quiet in a beautiful location then stay at hoppickers the accomodation is first class, they have thought of everything and the views are exceptional....”
Coventry, United Kingdom
“The building took our breath away a wonderful English setting in the grounds of a acres of heritage....”
Warwick, United Kingdom
“We thoroughly recommend Hop pickers Barn as a great family retreat.”
Andy L, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
“The photographs don't do it justice. This place is so lovely as are the owners. ”
Smethwick, United Kingdom
“The barn was warm and cosy, very well equipped and the beds were extremely comfortable.”
Susan, Truro, United Kingdom
“The barn is superbly equipped, and, like I said in my title of the review it was spotlessly clean. The owners were extremely helpful, lovely family.”
Jill, Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
“Loved the location. Loved the Barn. Loved this weekend. Manager was lovely and really friendly!”
Canterbury, United Kingdom
“The Barn was just lovely and suited our needs in everyway possible. The setting was peaceful and picturesque.”
London, United Kingdom
“The setting is beautiful and peaceful, and perfectly located for making the most of nearby Worcester and Malvern. We will certainly come again and I have already recommended to my friends and family.”
Hythe, Kent, United Kingdom
“We couldn't have hoped for a better break. The barn and grounds were beautiful.”
Sam, Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
“Wanted a peaceful relaxing weekend which was exactly what we had.”
Lisa, Solihull, United Kingdom
“Hoppickers barn was amazing and so much more than we expected. We wished we were staying longer.”
Haslemere, United Kingdom
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