Access Statement for ACORNS and THE RETREAT at Hedgehog Corner EX13 5Su

(Goodlands at EX13 5ST has own web site)


We welcome all and make every endeavour to meet guests needs. Just phone for a chat or send an email to discuss any individual requirements.  

Your Safety for Peace of Mind 

I should like to reassure guests this is a professionally run establishment of some 16 years in business complying with regulations pertaining to Business Public Liability Insurance, Fire, Health and Safety, Food Safety, Hot Tub HSE Safety Guidelines in place, PAT testing, online card security PCI regulated and VAT number 981 7201 15.  Book with me with confidence.

Joy is often invited to take part in the Devon & Somerset Fire Service media coverage as a good example to highlight the relatively new fire safety requirements for all accommodations.

Joy has relevant Food and Hygiene Certifications Level 2 and East Devon Council Environmental Inspection Certification Grade 5.

Goodlands Access Statement on the Goodlands web site


Hedgehog Corner Welcome to Excellence 


Welcome to Excellence accreditation in all categories



Arrival and Car Parking Facilities (Arrivals welcome from 3p.m. - 8p.m. and later by arrangement)

Electric Car Charger Type 2 at Hedgehog Corner and Type 1 at Goodlands.

  • PARKING IN LYME REGIS FOR THOSE WITH MOBILTY ISSUES:  if you are an ORANGE/BLUE BADGE holder and are in receipt of one of the following you may apply for a temporary parking permiet in Lyme Regis from their TIC. This will enttitle you to 3 hours of free parking in any car-parking bay in all WEST DORSET DISTRICT COUNCIL car parks.  Your disabled clock and badge must be displayed. 1. Higher Mobility Allowance of the DLA, 2 High Rate Attendance Allowance if over (65) and incapable of walking more than 30 metres (written statement required) 4. War Pensions Mobility Supplement.  Please ensure you are able to provide copy of your orange/blue badge and proof you are in receipt of one of the above allowances.  If you are not in receipt of any of the above then regrettably you will not be entitled to a temproary parking permit and will have to pay and display in an ordinary car-parking bay.

Main Entrance, Reception Area 


Bedrooms and Sleeping Areas


Grounds and Gardens

Additional Information

How to use the Hot Tub

Full information is in both The Retreat and Acorns.

Use Hot Tub at your own Risk

Please follow these safety rules

For the use of guests at Hedgehog Corner only

Use Hot Tub easy lid lifter and cover handles when moving cover

To remove cover lift one half up and back over with handle first then slide into Tub Lifter and tilt lifter upward

You must replace Hot Tub cover after each use to keep in

Do not sit or lie down on Hot Tub cover when on or off

Turn off jets after use - return grey bubble knobs back to off (when in the tub to your left) when out of tub to your right

Garden Lights are on sensor or turn off when retiring

Do not use soaps or oils in Tub

Shower before using Tub

No children or babies to use Tub

Use Tub Towels provided

No glass to be used, left, placed near tub - use polycarbonate ones provided and wash by hand after use

Do not use alcohol, narcotics or medications in Tub or before use of Tub

Consult doctor if elderly or have heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure, serious illness or have had diarrhoea within 14 days

Do not enter if temperature more than 104F or 40C

Limit your soak to 15 minutes and cool off between re entry.

Jets stop every 20 minutes automatically to ensure you take a break

Please let me know if anything isn't working so I can get it fixed - I am not a dragon

Fortunately we now carry a fully operational spare Hot Tub near your property in owners garden. 


Hedgehog Corner Guest Accommodation
Lyme Road (B3165)
Uplyme, Nr. Axminster
Devon EX13 5SU

Telephone: 01297 32036
Hours of operation: Reception closed 1p.m. - 4p.m.

Future Plans
To endeavour to welcome all and make and add improvements and equipment whenever and wherever possible as the opportunities arise.

Contact Telephone and Email Address

We welcome your feedback to help us continually improve. If you have any comments please phone 01297 32036 or email