Take a Short Break in the Retreat at Hedgehog Corner
If you are looking for a short break away from it all then try our new cottage. Ideal for couples and set in a secluded part of Hedgehog Corner. The Retreat has everything you will need.
The Retreat Cottage for Couples
With Private Hot Tub & Breakfast Basket
Ideal for short breaks - see the film
Award winning accommodation with Breakfast Basket. Private, secluded Hot Tub tucked away in your private garden (Tub available 17.5.15). Perfect for relaxing short breaks or longer stays.
One of the closest accommodations to River Cottage & 5 minutes drive to Lyme Regis.
Read our reviews on Trip Advisor
Fully equipped, spacious, contemporary, peaceful, detached, private self-catering one bedroomed cottage, on one level with large patio area and some steps to the entrance. Overlooking your own private garden.
The Retreat's award winning accommodation is set in the grounds of Hedgehog Corner. Just 3 minutes drive to River Cottage HQ (with the cheapest taxi fare from any local accommodation). 5 minutes to Lyme Regis on UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
French doors lead into the open plan kitchen with breakfast bar looking out onto the garden and patio, BBQ area and bistro table and chairs.
Fully equipped kitchen: Dualite kettle and toaster, Joseph Joseph utensils. Everything you need including built in dishwasher, microwave, oven, hob, fridge freezer and clothes washer drier.
Sitting Room with Feature Fire
Sitting room has a leather sofa with reclining seats, TV with selection of DVDs and a "real flame" feature fire with mood lighting. Thermostatically controlled instant panel heating throughout and cool fan for summer.
Perfect for those attending cookery classes at nearby River Cottage - return in the evening to relax and enjoy your own cookery results.
Bedroom and Shower Room
Double brass bed made up for your arrival - plenty of towels including bath sheets, TV, smart phone charging dock with clock, hair drier, iron & ironing board.
The bathroom has a large rainwater shower plus a hand held spray, underfloor heating, shaver point, sensor lit mirror and electric towel rail. We include dressing gowns, slippers, towels, loo rolls and toiletries.
For every new arrival there is a welcome basket waiting with Joy's own muesli and a freshly baked home made loaf, local Clipper refreshments, Lyme Bay ground coffee, local Moore's biscuits, choice cereals, porridge pots, Yarty milk, butter, Four Elms Fruit Farm apple juice, orange juice, dozen free range eggs and our own Hedgehog Corner minature preserves. Ample for the duration of your visit.
Take a visit to the Town Bakery in Lyme Regis or Millers Farm Shop nearby to stock up on tasty local supplies to enjoy al fresco on the patio.
Own safe parking bay, walking distance to Inn that serves food, bus stop and near Farm Shop. Hi-vis jackets and torch supplied for walk to The Hunters Lodge Inn or River Cottage - all details in menu.
Lots of Extras
We hope we have thought of everything to ensure you have a relaxing stay - you will find all linen towels provided, loo rolls, toiletries, dishwasher & laundry tabs, kitchen foil, kitchen roll, herbs and condiments.
The Retreat's reviews Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals.
The Retreat is across the garden from Acorns Apartment which can both be booked together.
Relax on a sunny afternoon, total privacy overlooking gardens and fields in comfortable garden chairs provided.
Cool box, ice blocks & blanket for picnics provided for days out.
You can watch your only neighbours, the rabbits, many species of birds (Nightjars have been heard) with deer in neighbouring fields and bees in the lavender and heather.
Arrivals & Parking
The Retreat is based at Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU. Retreat Parking Bay is well signed in top car park.
Arrivals welcomed from 3pm - 9pm (later by prior arrangement) and departures 10.30am. Bring your Key Safe Box Code emailed prior to arrival. Your host Joy can usually be contacted at Reception.
Outdoor lighting in garden and sensor lit from personal car parking space which is well signed on the far left hand side of the main car park. Please note there are steps to entrance.
Wi Fi available at the main house 1 minutes walk.
Each booking includes a Breakfast Basket. Minimum stay of 2 nights (some selected 1 nights shown on booking calendar). Your babe in arms, under 1 year, welcome.
The Retreat Hot Tub - Robes, Tub Towels and Slippers provided
Your own private large Hot Tub for the two of you - and it really is large! The Cedar Tub can be used throughout the year. It is round, has 14 jets, multi functions, LED lights with various settings and look amazing at night. It is not overlooked at all as it is set in a private area of your garden with views of a glade of trees, copse and fields. This exciting new facility is available from 17th May 2015 and full use is included in tariff for bookings made after that date.
For those of you who have already made their booking to stay in 2015/2016 prior to 17th of May this facility is available from 17.5.15 at an extra charge payable on arrival. Photos coming soon!
Being so near River Cottage HQ "Terry the Taxi" & "M Cabs" offer the cheapest taxi fare of £15 return (*save New Year's Eve) Book now!
Walk to The Hunters Lodge Inn (01297 33286)
Complimentary use of our Electric Car Charger
See Menu for more information on local taxis and events
Map with directions to Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU on web site.
Gift Vouchers available - please ask. Regret no Pets
Hedgehog Corner: Overall Winner of Guest Accommodation Devon Tourism 2013, UK Winner Green Tourism GoldStar and 2013 South West Winner Hospitality Taste of the West 2013.