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How to find us: Hedgehog Corner (for Acorns & Retreat) is at EX13 5SU  

"Hedgehog Corner" is the main house where Retreat and Acorns are based. (Goodlands separate address).
Lyme Road (Yawl) on the (B3165) We are on the Lyme Regis side of this road NOT the Axminster side.
"Burrowshot" (a small hamlet)(B3165) 
Uplyme (nearest village) (B3165)
Devon EX13 5SU  (Some Sat Nav can cover larger area!)

We are on the Lyme Road (Yawl) below the Hunters Lodge Pub on the curve of a bend on the left hand side, sharp left turn in, signposted and a long drive.

Parking and turning area at top of drive. Parking is signed by your property.

Tel: 01297 32036 (9a.m. - 7p.m.) 


3pm - 9pm please indicate if later.

Key box code for each property emailed 6 & 2 days prior to arrival.

Key box for Acorns in main house Reception porch

Key box for Retreat on fence at end of first flight of steps from Retreat entrance.


by 10.30a.m. please


Parking for Retreat & Acorns Accommodation:

The Retreat: Drive to top of drive and go left.  You will see the sign for Retreat Car Parking Space (or park in general car park at top of drive)

Acorns Apartment: Drive half way up drive and when level with main house you may park in either in reserved spot at very front entrance of main house - signed or if you have a LARGE VEHICLE 4x4 park in general car park at top of drive. 

Reception signed at front door of main house - your host Joy is usually around.

*The other hot tub you see on arrival is our 3rd and "Spare"  in the rare case it may be needed by you.  Yours is privately tucked away on your own patio.


Book in advance:  Terry the Taxi on 07502 262206 for return fare to River Cottage HQ £15 or try M Cabs on 01297 442222

Train and bus

The local buses meet the London train hourly.

The X51 and X53 bus goes from Axminster train station via Hedgehog Corner in 10 minutes. The bus stop is just past Hunters Lodge pub and just before Hedgehog Corner. When alighting from the bus, please take care as there is no pavement or street lighting between the bus stop and the B&B. The bus then continues into Lyme Regis.

Axminster railway station has an hourly service to London Waterloo (2.45 hours).

Book a taxi to meet you as no rank at station. Terry's Taxi on 07502 262206

From London: 

Approx. 3 hour journey or less by car (*summer/Fridays can take longer).

Note:  Most eateries stop serving food at 9p.m. in our area except takeaways in nearby Axminster and Lyme Regis.

By car from London: M3>M27>A27>A31>A35>B3165 - probably most direct and easiest

By car from London: M5>A358>A35>B3165 OR

By car from London: M3>A303>B356>B3165 - note country roads with bends from Crewkerne

Hedgehog Corner is situated just 1.5 miles from River Cottage HQ (3 minutes drive by car/taxi or walkable) and just over 2 miles from Lyme Regis and Axminster. It’s set in a convenient location for driving and public transport.