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To not be impressed by Shepard's huts in gardens.

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SunshineSuper Mon 06-Jul-20 12:37:30

The sight of them is now giving me the rage. It feels like every garden in some areas has an elevated shed on wheels stuck in the corner. The early adopters sheds have a tatty bit of colour faded bunting attached.
No, I do not want to pay a premium to sleep in one on holiday. Cramped, ill thought out, not a quirky, cool, one-off experience.
YANBU Shepard's Huts are not impressive, they give me the rage too.
YABU Garden Shepard's Hut are adorable, get out the bunting, I'm envious.

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LillianBland Mon 06-Jul-20 12:38:29

I gave no idea what you’re talking about. What are shepherds huts?

DappledThings Mon 06-Jul-20 12:39:46

Never heard of one, let alone them being a garden trend. How many gardens are you seeing them in?

eddiemairswife Mon 06-Jul-20 12:42:31

David Cameron has 2.

edwinbear Mon 06-Jul-20 12:42:40

PIL's live in Cornwall and are thinking about getting one in their garden for DC to sleep/play in when we go to visit them. It won't be visible to anyone as it will be in their garden so can't see how that would impact on anyone - even if it did, they can put whatever they want in their private garden. confused. I think it would be very generous of them and DC would love it.

TicketToTheWrongFilm Mon 06-Jul-20 12:42:44

I would love to have both a garden and a shed/shepherd’s hut. I have neither. Oh well!

SpartacusAutisticus Mon 06-Jul-20 12:44:05

Shepherd's huts? I think they're lovely.

SoupDragon Mon 06-Jul-20 12:45:30

Where are you seeing all these huts?

MissBaskinIfYoureNasty Mon 06-Jul-20 12:46:20

Awkward grin I thought they were lovely traditional traveller caravan type things.

MyPersona Mon 06-Jul-20 12:46:21

People use them as office space, summer houses etc. How does it affect you? Are you offended because they’re quite expensive?

RachelRosie Mon 06-Jul-20 12:49:52

Bloody Nora they are pricey!

CaptainMyCaptain Mon 06-Jul-20 12:50:24

I wouldn't say I was impressed but I quite like them. No different to having a summerhouse in the garden.

Camomila Mon 06-Jul-20 12:50:52

I like them, they seem really useful to wfh from, or for older kids to have sleepovers/have friends round.

The closest I've got is my 4 year olds wooden playhouse at my parents, I suppose I could hunker down with my laptop!

daisypond Mon 06-Jul-20 12:52:02

What are they? I’ve never seen one.

Lockdownseperation Mon 06-Jul-20 12:52:19

You do know that just because something exists that you don’t have to one or use one yourself. Other holidays are available.

ResumetonormalASAP Mon 06-Jul-20 12:52:45

The charge a premium price for people to stay in a 'cute' Shepherd Hut or other very small quirky accommodation.... it's all the fashion at the moment - 'staycation' and all.....

Weloveoptimus Mon 06-Jul-20 12:56:16

It slightly annoyed me that you spelled it incorrectly.

fuckinghellapeacock Mon 06-Jul-20 12:58:46

I have one, because I am a shepherd. It doesn't have wheels thou and it isn't painted and it smells of sheep.

cheezy Mon 06-Jul-20 13:00:43

I love shepherds huts. Love staying in them, ideally in the middle of a wood rather than in someone’s garden. I’d love one but they are very expensive.

Ginkypig Mon 06-Jul-20 13:05:44

Nothing but a spider hub!

Nousernameforme Mon 06-Jul-20 13:07:03

Oh they look blissful I dream of living in one alone when all the kids have moved on and dp has buggered off somewhere me and a small dog wood fire babbling stream idyllic skylines.
In reality it would be cold damp and probably full of smoke, I would be starving as I have no survival skills, but I can dream.

Pelleas Mon 06-Jul-20 13:07:53

I haven't heard of them. How are they different from garden sheds?

Handsnotwands Mon 06-Jul-20 13:09:11

Op are you talking about the proliferation of them on air bnb etc? Where I agree, lots of folk have bunged them at the end of the garden and expect people to pay £180 a night to stay in them?

Dozycuntlaters Mon 06-Jul-20 13:11:06

What on earth is a shepherds hut, never heard of that in my life!

rc22 Mon 06-Jul-20 13:12:16

They don't enrage me but I wouldn't rush to buy one or holiday in one either!!

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