Exterior | Ryan’s Shepherds Hut - The Garrison, Bowness-on-Solway
Interior | Ryan’s Shepherds Hut - The Garrison, Bowness-on-Solway

The Garrison - Ryan’s Shepherds Hut

  • Sleeps up to 3
  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 bathroom
  • Up to 1 pet allowed
Car parking on site
Coast within 1 mile
Ryan’s Shepherds Huts in a great little complex on the old site of a historical Roman fort, with easy access to Hadrian’s Wall, Carlisle and The Lake District.
5 steps to entrance.
All on the Ground Floor:
Open plan living space.
Living area: Freeview TV, Electric Fire
Dining area.
Kitchen area: Electric Oven, Electric Hob, Fridge
Bedroom: Bunk (Double On Bottom, Single Above) Beds
Shower Room: Cubicle Shower, Toilet
Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included.
Shared grounds. Gym (shared with other properties on-site). Private parking for 1 car. No smoking.
Welcome to The Garrison, a holiday complex at Bowness-on-Solway, located on a site steeped in history. This was formerly an important Roman fort along Hadrian’s Wall known as Fort Maia. During the build and excavations, many Roman remains were discovered and catalogued. There’s even a small visitors’ centre and a scale model depicting how the fort might have looked, where you can buy Roman souvenirs to remind you of your stay. Guests have access to an on-site gym and an excellent bistro serving a variety of dishes.
There are four studio apartments, sleeping up to two guests, perfect for a couple’s relaxing retreat in Hadrian’s Wall country. There are also four shepherds’ huts, sleeping up to three guests, great fun and ideal for couples and families wanting to try the ‘glamping’ experience. From here you can explore southern Scotland, Gretna outlet village, historic Carlisle, as well as The Northern Lakes and Western Fells, all within half an hour’s drive. It’s a great base for keen walkers and people who like the outdoors. It’s on a major cycle way and popular with guests doing the coast-to-coast walk, either as a stopover or an interesting break to the journey. Bowness-on-Solway is part of the Solway Coast, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Ideal for walkers and cyclists and rich in wildlife and birds for nature lovers. Nearby is Hadrian’s Wall, which dates from the early second century AD.
Running through Bowness-on-Solway is cycle route 72, known as ‘Hadrian’s Cycleway’; if you love cycling, you’ll love this part of Cumbria. In Bowness-on-Solway there is a tearoom and a pub serving local ales and great food within walking distance. You have several cafés and restaurants in Silloth which is a nice drive along the coast, where you have arguably the best golf course in Cumbria. There are plenty of activities nearby, a public swimming pool, alpaca walks, climbing walls and plenty of culture to take in, including the Rum Story, go karting at Maryport and Carlisle Castle to name a few. If you like lakes and mountains, you are about 30 minutes from The Lake District National Park and about 55 minutes’ drive from Keswick. Berach 500 yards.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate larger groups.


Coastal Within 1 Mile
Detached Property
Fishing Nearby
Garden or Patio
Grouped Property
Gym - Shared
Open Plan
Parking - On Site
Pets Allowed
Shower Cubicle


Good to know

Check in and check out times

  • Arrive after 15:00
  • Depart before 10:00


  • 1 pet allowed - charges apply

Car parking

  • On-site

What's included?

  • Wifi
  • Electricity
  • Bed linen
  • Towels


  • No smoking, please

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