Blog Archives

Shepherds Hut – the inside story!

I quickly put this slide show together to give you all an idea of what went into the interior finish. I haven’t included any of the solar power equipment because I’ve been asked loads of questions regarding it – hence

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

Shepherds Hut is ready!!!!

Ladies and gentlefolk…we’re really excited to announce….. Our Shepherds Hut is ready to rent!! Visit the Shepherds Hut page on the website or click here for all the details!

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

ye olde shepherds hut video #blog

Hi all, It’s been so busy that writing a blog has unfortunately had to take a back seat….so here’s a short video, from the workshop to the pitch…and some serious erecting! You’l notice it says part 2 – I figured that

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

More trails than you can shake a stick at!!

Mountain ( and road) biking is big in our neck of the woods (pardon the pun!), If you know how varied and beautiful our area is you’d wholly understand why people come from all over the world to ride here.

Posted in Wales

#blog Shepherds hut cosy adjustments…

The most eco-friendly action you can do these days is insulate, insulate, insulate. Here’s how we insulated the floor section of the hut which wasn’t initially designed to accommodate insulation. The front and rear sections are joined by butting together 2

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

#blog Camping rallies…what’s it like?

Ever wondered what it’s like to ‘takeover’ a campsite?… this short video will give you an idea, and yes, everyone loved the slip ‘n slide. Thank you Port Talbot Town girls under 12’s football team (and parents of course!!), we

Posted in Events, News

#blog Shepherds hut… how many coats?

Ok, guess what – there’s no miracle product!… and everyone tells you something different – sometimes the internet gives you too much info. This week has been seemingly slow progress. mainly because I’ve been waiting for return calls or emails

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

#blog #ShepherdsHut front & rear sections..

When they say kit form… they really mean kit form! No parts are formally marked and the inventory list has no illustrative pictures – we measured everything in order to identify it – then labelled it ourselves. When it comes

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

Ye Olde Shepherds Hut….in pieces !

Last month, February 1/2 term to be prezact! We had a delivery….. No…not a forklift!… a nicely packaged German/Netherlands product via Tuin in Norfolk. Our glamping option. Consequently I’ve been clearing out space in the workshop so as to have

Posted in Ye Olde Shepherds Hut

Dark Skies….valleys style!

Dark Sky Wales is proud to be part of the fantastic Welsh Government funded project that has seen the South Wales Valleys gain recognition for their dark skies. This video put together as part of the funding and produced by

Posted in Wales

Welcome to Our Blog

Hello! Willow Springs Campsite is a family business which is located in the beautiful Afan valley in South Wales, UK.

This is our blog where we share latest news and updates from our small holding.

Best wishes
Marc, Jude and Liberty