The Suffolk Countryside Specialists


Toft Monks - Waveney Valley

Gertrude is a sleeps 2 Shepherds Hut nestled in the Suffolk countryside. Offering guests a real unique take on a self catering holiday.
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Well-behaved pet allowed
  • Parking
  • No WiFi
£330 - £380 per week *

Special Offers: Last minute discount! 10% off bookings starting within 14 days


Gertrude is nestled in the heart of the Suffolk countryside positioned within a paddock on the owners grounds. This sleeps two Shepherds Hut offers guests a real unique experience. Inside, the hut has been beautifully furnished to a high standard with a double bed, table and chairs for two, comfy seating and a wood burning stove. The hut is well insulated and cosy making it the perfect retreat for winter breaks as well as summer. During the winter months guests will arrive to the wood burning stove pre-lit....a truly warm welcome. Outside the hut offers a beautiful private area with table and chairs. A covered kitchenette area with cooking stove is also available for guests to make the most of there self catering stay. 
Guests of Gertrude have access to there own private shower room and WC close by to the hut as well as well as access to a utility room with toaster and dedicated larder-fridge space. Shop: 3 miles. Pub: Less than 1 mile. 

Looking for a larger group? Also on site is Jemima the Shepherds Hut and Freddie the Glamping Pod also available to let through Suffolk Secrets. 

Why we love this property: This cute and cosy Shepherds Hut offers a real unique take on a self catering holiday within the heart of the Suffolk Countryside. 

Three steps up to the entrance of the Shepherds hut which opens into-
Open Plan Room: With built in double bed, table and chairs for two, comfy seating and wood burning stove. 
Cooking facilities: Just outside the hut is a private, covered kitchenette with camping stove. 
Garden: Private outside area with table and chairs. Separate communal fenced area where pets can be let off leash. 

Shower Room: Separate facilities from the hut offer shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. 

Parking: Private parking available on site. 
Notes: WiFi and towels provided. 
Pets: One well behaved pet welcome. Must be kept on a lead at all times apart from in the communal fenced dog area.

Looking for a 2 or 3 night stay? Gertrude has reduced pricing for bookings lasting two or three nights making it the perfect option for a weekend getaway.

Toft Monks is a beautiful village just outside of Beccles, a holiday destination fast growing in popularity. Located just on the Norfolk/Suffolk border toft Monks is an ideal base for exploring all that these wonderful counties have to offer. The city of Norwich and its fine castle and cathedral are a 30 minute drive away, whilst the golden sands of Lowestoft, breath-taking beauty of Covehithe and charm of Southwold are less than 20 minutes away.
The village itself is quiet and rural with a traditional local pub called The White Lion. Serving food on Thurs, Fri & Sat evenings. Booking is advised.


  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Well-behaved pet allowed
  • Parking
  • No WiFi
  • Garden/courtyard
  • Open fire/woodburner
  • Bed linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • No smoking
  • Nearest shop 3 miles
  • Nearest pub 0.5 mile
  • 14 miles from the coast



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