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THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, SHORT BREAKS, near River Cottage HQ & Lyme Regis

Retreat Hot Tub
Certificate of Excellence
124 reviews
Retreat Hot Tub
Fully equipped kitchen with every appliance
Retreeat for Couples with Private Garden with open air Hot Tub
Polycarbonate glasses for Hot Tub
The Retreat for couples with own private open air Hot Tub
Private garden with Hot Tub
Brass Bed - overlooks gardens -  ensuite rainfall shower with underfloor heating.
King Size bed with specialist allergy free bedding
The Retreat secluded and private Hot Tub for your exclusive use
Retreat Hot Tub, private, secluded with LED light function - simply fabulous
Retreat Sitting Room with feature fire, TV/DVD
Dualit & Joseph Joseph accessories. Fully equipped, every appliance.
Retreat Hot Tub, use it year round, light function, robes, slippers provided,
Brass Bed with blackout blinds, mobile phone charging station, dressing gowns, slippers.
We support the Jurassic Coast Heritage Trust
Kitchen diner with every appliance, dish washer, washer drier, hob, microwave, oven etc.
The Retreat for Couples is based at Hedgehog Corner!
The Retreat's own pear tree with fruit for you to compote and take home.
View of open Double French doors leading into Retreat  from Hot Tub
Great for Star Gazing!
3 minutes drive from TVs River Cottage - overlooking the Axe Valley
South West Coastal path just minutes away at Lyme Regis
Walking near the coastal foot path - so near Charmouth, Lyme Regis, Seaton.
Seatown beach just minutes away - great pub - great walks.
Everyone off to Forde Abbey Fete every July!  Historic house with gardens
Lyme Regis just a few miles from The Retreat at Hedgehog Corner
Beach huts on the prom at Lyme Regis just over two miles from The Retreat
The Cobb harbour at nearby Lyme Regis - fishing trips, fossilling, beach life
5 minutes drive from the Hix Oyster and Fish House at Lyme Regis
Near forest walks in Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty minutes away
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Lyme Regis, Dorset, England
* The Retreat Cottage, quiet, private setting
* Sleeps 2
* Includes PRIVATE HOT TUB for your use only
* Includes Refreshments on arrival
* Short Breaks year round
* Ideal for romantic breaks, mini moons & honeymoons
* Close to sea at Lyme Regis - 5 mins drive
* Close to River Cottage HQ Cookery & Events
* Close to Hix Restaurant in Lyme Regis
* On The World Heritage Jurassic Coast
* Walking distance to local pub & bus stop
* Complimentary Wi Fi, SMART 43' TV/DVD

* Own Private Hot Tub with interior mood lighting
* 2 Very large parasols
* Enclosed garden & terrace
* Garden furniture, sensor lighting
* Ample well lit safe private parking
* Electric car charger type 2
* Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

*1 bedroom fully equipped ground floor garden cottage
* Every appliance & convenience th...
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Listing #HL327924
About the Owner
Joy R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The property key safe box code for access and directions which you must bring with you prior to arrival are made available to you on this site prior to arrival. I am Joy your host: invariably present to meet, greet and show you the property and how the Hot Tub works and share my wealth of local information with you. Milk, tea & biscuits on arrival. Please note: Please remove any fake tan or spray tan before arrival as it spoils the water and stains the Hot Tub. I am available 24/7 and always at the end of my mobile. Regret no pets. Adult only.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation was clean, fully equipped and the attention to detail first class. Secluded and quiet and a great base to explore the local area. Couldn’t rate it highly enough.

Thank julian m
HedgehogJoy, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, SHORT BREAKS, near River Cottage HQ & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And fantastic guests to visit! Weather was fab! So pleased you had such an enjoyable stay. I hope you visit again! Joy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely weekend stay in The Retreat. The cottage is well equipped with everything you need, and is also extremely clean. Garden and hot tub are a great bonus. The cottage is in a good location, easy to get to River Cottage Canteen and HQ, Lyme...More

Thank JennyJH
HedgehogJoy, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, SHORT BREAKS, near River Cottage HQ & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such lovely lines. Delighted our cottage was found to be nice and clean and with everything you need! There is a pint of milk on arrival with biscuits and lots of useful extras such as oil, salt & pepper, foil,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely weekend stay. Would 100% recommend me and partner felt very welcome and would love to return. Lodge was clean and tidy. Ideal location with the beach and shops only a short drive.

Thank Pulls42
HedgehogJoy, VR Owner at THE RETREAT, private Hot Tub, SHORT BREAKS, near River Cottage HQ & Lyme Regis, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wonderful to hear you enjoyed your stay! A+ guests too! Joy

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please remove FAKE SPRAY TAN, make up & lotions before using Hot Tub. Please respect Hot Tub hours are from 8am - 10pm. Please read the Hot Tub safe use information. Please only...
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night
Default 1 night
May 7, 2018 -
Aug 23, 2018
2 nights
Aug 24, 2018 -
Aug 26, 2018
3 nights
Aug 27, 2018 -
Dec 20, 2018
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Full information sent on booking.
No hidden charges.
Free WiFi
Refreshments on arrival
Use of own private hot tub included.
All linen and towels and lots of useful extras included.
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About the neighborhood
On our doorstep is the sea side town of Lyme Regis is famous for fossil hunting. Experts take out fossil hunting walks from Lyme Regis and nearby Charmouth. Pretty beach huts on the historic Monmouth Beach at Lyme and an area of sandy beach by the historic Cobb. You can while away the hours in the old town of Lyme with its Mill and enchanting back streets full of fascinating shops including the Micro Brewery a to the art Galleries. Lyme Regis is the perfect place for a family holiday. The area is a foodies paradise with Mark Hix's Fish House also in Lyme Regis and just 3 minutes drive away and TV chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's River Cottage for meals and events is just 3 minutes drive from Goodlands. At nearby Burton Bradstock a glorious beach with well known The Hive B... more
Getting around
Walking: Maps with walking information for the Jurassic Coast and South West Coastal Path and information on local area provided at property

Bus: The Jurassic Coaster the X51 & X53: from local train station at Axminster, stops at end of our road at the local pub. 3 minutes to walk to local bus stop with buses twice an hour to local seaside resort of Lyme Regis (10 mins on bus).

Car: Local town maps of Lyme Regis & Axminster at the property detailing car parks.

Train station just 5 minutes car ride away in Axminster which links to city of Exeter (40 minutes on train) or to London 2.45 hours away.

Planes: Exeter Airport is 45 minutes drive from the property.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Exeter: 21.7 mi
Railway: Axminster: 3.1 mi
Ferry: Weymouth: 34.2 mi
The Retreat Cottage is easily located and has its own well signed car parking space on the far left of the main car park.Any queries then please get in touch. Just 2.3 miles from Lyme Regis. Just over 1.6 miles from TVs River Cottage HQ. 3 hours drive from London.Hourly train service from London Waterloo to Axminster and then a 5 minute taxi ride or local bus X51 drops at pub at top of road. 2.5 miles from Axminster Train Station with a Bus Stop within walking distance (Number X51 from Axminster Train Station and Lyme Regis). No pavement between the property and pub or bus stop - we provide 2 luminous jackets for walk to pub. Exeter Airport 45 minutes drive - local taxi service can collect - details on request. Although a car is not necessary as we are just a short distance from both... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.5 mi.
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