Rufus, The Shepherd's Hut

UK England South West England Dorset Dorchester Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm

  • Sleeps 3 (max 2 adults, 2 children)
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Breakfast included
Fitted with a double bed and a bunk bed, Rufus can sleep 3 adults or 2 adults and two small children. Great fun and guaranteed to keep you dry if it rains. Rufus comes with bales and fire pit for evenings outside and a cosy interior for snug nights.

The Owner Says

Rufus, the shepherd's hut has a built in double bed and bunk bed above. The accommodation is suitable for 3/4 people with the 4th sharing the bunk - perhaps two children. Fire pit and bales are includes for outside space. Facilities are a short walk away in the meadow and an additional barn has been added for campers to use. The Pig Barn offers a place with families can relax and watch a film, listen to the Juke box, do jigsaws, play on tablets using the free Wifi or just chat over a glass of something.

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About Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm

Suitable For

Glamping and camping. Families, couples, quiet groups – yes. Stag and hen parties – no.


The campsite is a stone's throw from Dorchester town centre, offering independent shops, eateries, 2 cinemas, parks and a slew of eclectic museums. With cycle paths to Dorchester as well as a bus stop at the end of the farm drive, accessibility is not a problem. Dewflock is also 8 minutes' drive from Weymouth and the coast. Enjoy the beach or get up close to seals, seahorses and starfish at The Sea Life Centre (01202 666900). Based at Dewflock Farm, Dorset Activities (0118 334 1807) offers guests a chance to experience 4x4 driving on a specially designed track on the farm. Get behind the wheel and experience the fun, exhilaration and adventure of 4x4 driving. A challenging course will test your new driving skills as you tackle steep climbs, drops side slopes and gullies at our purpose built site. This 4x4 off road driving can be enjoyed by adults and junior drivers. For more Junior (from 12 years) Dorset Activities offer you a chance to glide around a course on clever, self balancing technology. Brilliant as a group activity.

Food & Drink

There are numerous pubs and restaurants in and around Dorchester. If you want to really treat yourself there's even a Michelin-starred spot in the centre of town – Sienna (01305 250022).
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Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm is located at Dorset Farm Camping at Dewflock Farm, Winterborne Monkton, Dorset DT2 8NP

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Getting There

From Dorchester town centre, head for Weymouth on the A354 and take the first left, signposted 'Winterborne Herringstone'. Go round the bend, under the bridge and we are located immediately on your right. If you travelling to Dorchester by train, the campsite owners are than happy to pick you up from the train station - just remember to pre-book this service. Dorchester town has two railway stations - one mainline and the other servicing the West Country.  There are also bus services covering the Jurassic coastline as well as inland.  Dorchester, which is just over a mile away, also has various taxi firms located there.