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Huts and Cabins in the United Kingdom

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Huts are always a Highlight of any day spent outdoors, which is why we’ve collected all of the best cabins and log cabins in the United Kingdom — so you can better add one to your next route. Just browse our list below to find the perfect cabin or hut, and easily plan your next adventure.

The top 20 huts and Cabins in the United Kingdom

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    Rowchoish Bothy

    Hiking Highlight

    Mountain hat (not managed) for hikers who do not want to pitch their tent or dry their clothes by the fireplace. There is a sleeping platform, table and benches as …

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    Doune Byre Bothy

    Hiking Highlight

    The Doune Bothy is like most Scottish mountain huts uncultivated, but equipped with fireplace and sleeping platform. It offers protection against wind, rain and midges.

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    Ryvoan Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Busy it may well be - likely because it's a mere handful of miles from somewhere to park your car - but this bothy is in an exquisite spot, and …

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    Barney
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    Glas-Allt-Shiel

    Hiking Highlight

    Possibly one of the strangest bothies going, if only for being an out-house on the Queen’s holiday home!

    Glas-Allt-Shiel is an open bothy—meaning a basic shelter, left unlocked and available …

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    Holme Wood Bothy

    Hiking Highlight

    Holme Wood Bothy sleeps six, is situated on the shores of Loweswater and can be booked via the National Trust - nationaltrust.org.uk/holidays/bothy-holme-wood-the-lake-district

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    Dubs Hut

    Hiking Highlight

    Large bothy on the side of Fleetwith Pike, very pretty area with views to Buttermere.

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    Rose Cottage

    Hiking Highlight

    Situated in Symonds Yat East, Rose Cottage has been a popular destination for visitors for centuries, partly due to the ancient hand pulled ferry which operates outside our front door …

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    JEANETTE
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    Camban Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Brilliant little bothy that sleeps up to eight people over two big rooms.

    There's an open fire but you'll need to bring your own fuel.

    Check out more at mountainbothies.org.uk/bothies/north-west-highlands-islands/camban

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    Grwyne Fawr Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Grwyne Fawr bothy is a wonderful place to spend the night. On the banks of the reservoir, and nestled between the hills that give it its name, it's a perfectly …

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    Some helpful shelter if you get caught out but also just a nice place to stop on the SW Coast path.

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    Bob Scott's Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Bob Scott's Bothy is on the Mar Lodge Estate and open for use by all. The bothy is fashioned from stone and wood with a tin roof and features a …

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    Corryhully (electric) bothy

    Road Cycling Highlight

    Very easy reachable bothy if you need to stay over the night. One big minus is - it is easy to reach :) In season it is very crowded and …

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    Claerddu Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Accessible from the road via a short track/field and rock bridge over the river this is one of the most luxurious bothies! Two reception rooms downstairs and a kitchen with …

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    Greg's Hut Bothy

    Hiking Highlight

    At an altitude of 2,357 feet (718 m), Greg’s Hut is the highest bothy in England. Located close to Cross Fell, the highest point in the Pennines, this free-to-use cottage …

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    Great Lingy Hut

    Hiking Highlight

    Great Lingy Hut is a wooden bothy below the summit of Great Lingy Hill. Situated in a remote, isolated and exposed part of the Lakes, the hut is well-placed for hikers on the Cumbria Way.

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    Coire Fionnaraich Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    Great little bothy on the Fionnaraich Estate, built in the 1800's as a stalker's cottage. It's closed from 20th September to the 20th October for stag stalking.

    There is a …

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    Tom
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    Drake's Bothy

    Hiking Highlight

    Drake's Bothy was built in the 1930s as a shooting bothy on the Inshriach Estate, which was then owned by the Drake family.

    Today it is owned and run by …

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    The small Bothy used to be a Coast Guard lookout point before being converted into an abandoned hiker's lodge. From here you have a great view over the sea and …

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    Demolished: Hydro Bothy

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    *Update: The Hydro Bothy has now been demolished.*

    The Hydro Bothy was once a cement store for the pipeline work for Orrin Reservoir, and now provides an often much-needed shelter …

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    This mountain refuge hut is helpfully positioned in remote moorland on the final stage of the Pennine Way. It might be basic, but is a good place to stop overnight if the weather closes in.

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