Lambing Bothy

Here you will find quirky luxury accommodation for two in the heartland of the Lazy Duck homestead. Watch skipping lambs and foraging hens, deer peeping from the wood and salads growing, all through the summer months.

Pricing & Booking

Please select your desired check in date on the calendar below to book.

Our changeover days are Mondays & Fridays only, allowing a –

  • Friday-Monday long weekend break

  • Monday-Friday mid-week break

  • A full week break (Friday-Friday OR Monday-Monday)

For any enquiries please email us

Long weekend break £336 (Fri-Mon)

Mid-week break £396 (Mon-Fri) Full week break £732 (Mon-Mon or Fri-Fri)

Our hut prices are based on 2 adults sharing. Maximum capacity for this hut is 2 adults. If you’re looking for a group accommodation, check our Hut Hostel kitted out for up to 8 people.

Prices & availability shown update automatically, so take care to refresh your browser between sessions. No price hike at Christmas & New Year.

Essential info

Who’s it for

The Lambing Bothy has been specially designed and set up for independent guests only. We regret we cannot offer combined bookings at The Lazy Duck. Very sorry, but none of the accommodations can offer a suitable social space for large groups.

Kit list

You should bring in all your own food although you can ask us for home baked bread, freshly laid eggs as available and poly-tunnel salads and veg from mid-summer onwards. We suggest you bring easy-to-carry baggage for the short path leading to the hut. It’s best to bring a good head-torch even if you find you don’t need it in mid-summer, as there’s no outside lighting.

What’s included

All our huts have a gas cooker with two burners, a grill and an oven. We also provide all linen, towels, and domestic essentials including cooking oil, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper, candles and fire-lighting materials, logs for the wood-burning stove and outdoor chiminea. Fresh drinking water is provided in a glass brewing jar and in water carriers which can be refilled from our mains supply. The Lambing Bothy has electricity, with a small fridge and open-access wifi.

Fire safety

Only those candles that we provide for your use may be lit in the hut and should remain in their allocated space please. This is an essential issue with regard to occupancy of the hut. Please also help us protect the forest & leave BBQ kits safely at home. We provide a peat fire pot suitable for minimalist outside cooking when weather conditions allow.


Regrettably visiting dog/s are not possible in the hut on account of the sensitive wildlife in the vicinity. However we can personally recommend a small local kennels, Hilltop Kennels in Dulnain Bridge, offering first class accommodation and individual care at a very reasonable price to enable your pet to get the benefit of the great walks here. 01479 851330

Cleaning & Smoking

We clean thoroughly between lets, but because time is limited, we ask you please to leave the hut as clean and tidy as possible, this is always greatly appreciated.  In the event of damage, or of your accommodation requiring much more than the usual time we allocate for cleaning following your visit, we have to reserve the right to make a surcharge to cover extra costs. Be assured that Lazy Duck, including The Lambing Bothy, is a non-smoking environment, including out-of-doors, and including e-cigarettes.

Hot Tub & Sauna

Our wood fired hot tub is fired up several nights per week. Please ask on arrival for availability to book in, or contact us before 10:00am on the day you are interested in booking a session. The cost is £10 per person for a one hour private session . We will charge you payment card that we have stored on our secure server on the day of your hot tub booking. Sorry,no cash payments accepted. Sessions run at 16:00, 17:15, 18:30. We cannot offer the hot tub on New Year’s Eve or Christmas Day. Lazy Duck reserves the right to close the hot tub for essential maintenance & cleaning. You can book a 40 minute private session in the infra-red sauna for the cost of £7.50 for one person or £10 in total for two people. The sauna is available to be booked between the hours of 10:30 – 12:30 & 16:30 – 20:00.

Wellbeing Studio

NEW FOR SUMMER 2019- Why not join Julie, wellness therapist, for one of her wonderfully relaxing and rejuvenating treatments in Lazy Duck’s onsite Wellbeing Studio, just a couple of minutes from your hut door. From Swedish massage to Thai facials and Yoga, Julie offers a wide range of therapies to ease aching limbs and take you further into our natural surroundings that exist here at the Lazy Duck. Bookings available on Wednesdays and Sundays throughout summer. Massages and facials from £30 and and private yoga from £40 For more information and bookings please e-mail: or alternatively all her information and pricing will be available in your hut for your arrival.

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