Terms and Conditions for Hedgehog Corner: The Retreat Cottage & Acorns Apartment

(Goodlands has it's own web site full of information www.lymeregisluxurycottage.co.uk

We regret we cannot accept early arrivals of either guests or luggage before 3 p.m. 

Please double check the dates and accommodation you have booked.

Please note: Failure to arrange late arrival prior to arrival date or failure to contact us prior to 8 p.m. on date of arrival will result in our treating the booking as a cancellation.

We are available 24/7 but please phone mobile number on door key tag and front door or ring front door bell.

Tariff and payment

Minimum Stay: see our live on line booking system

Retreat & Acorns:  Self Catered B&B with breakfast basket: Minimum stay 2 nights, any 1 night gaps between bookings are released on our live on line booking system.

Includes 1 Breakfast Basket per booking and ample for stay (see contents list below)

No room tidies. 

Note Retreat & Acorns near each other, easily accessed and bookable for 2 couples at the same time.

Agency bookings: T&Cs as per agency used (which may differ from these).

Cancellations made via our web site

Holiday Insurance

Please consider holiday insurance.

Towels, toiletries & Bedding provided

Breakfast Basket

Dietary requests – 24 hours’ notice please i.e. Gluten Free Bread.

Please be aware nuts, milk and wheat are used in some products. No smoking inside any property/accommodation.


We cannot accommodate your pets.  Assistance dogs are welcome.

Room Servicing.

Retreat & Acorns Apartment: rooms are not tidied daily.


Acorns – complimentary and good reception.  

Retreat doesn't have wi fi, but it is available 24/7 at main house in outer front door porch with chair provided.

As a guest at these premises using the broadband facilities, the hirer and/or their guests agree that they will not use the service for unlawful or illegal purposes. 


Retreat & Acorns Apartment have a washer drier, laundry bio liquid, clothes drier racks, iron and ironing board.

Luminous Jackets & Torch

Provided in cupboard in accommodation for walk to pub, shop & bus stop (3 minutes) & River Cottage HQ (35 minutes).  Note no pavements or street lighting to either.


One promo per booking if more than one running at any time.

Left Items

As this is a regular occurrence we regret we have to charge as this involves a special trip to the Post Office.

Access Statement

Full Access Statement is available on Home page or please phone to discuss your requirements.


Any accident or injury sustained in any circumstances on our premises must be reported immediately to Proprietor and a report filed in our Accident Book which you should then sign and us likewise or we will not deem it to have occured on our property.

Force Majeure

In the unlikely event of a major event forcing us to close any accommodation (e.g. electrical failure, fire damage) we give as much notice as possible and will refund any monies paid by you for a deposit or full payment, this being the full limitation of our responsibility to you. We will not accept liability for any of your travel costs or related expenses. We will endeavour to assist you in finding alternative accommodation if at all possible.


If you have a complaint we would appreciate you having the good manners to tell us personally whilst here so we have the opportunity to remedy it. The person who makes the booking is the person responsible and any concerns should be raised by them. 


We reserve the right to charge your card for damage or recover our insurance excess from you (e.g. breakages, red wine stains or hot tong marks) or to charge for missing items e.g. keys.  The person who makes the booking is responsible for any damage and all payments

Your Safety for Peace of Mind 

I should like to reassure guests this is a professionally run establishment of some 17 years in business complying with regulations pertaining to Business Public Liability Insurance, Fire, Health and Safety, Food Safety, online card security PCI regulated and VAT number 981 7201 15.  Book with with confidence.

We hope that guests appreciate that these Terms and Conditions set out clearly and in detail are for all of our assistance and benefit.

Miss Joy Raymond, Properietor

Winner of Guest Accommodation of the Year Devon Tourism,Taste of the West 2013 

UK Winner Green Tourism 2013.