The Retreat Cottage for Couples
With Breakfast Basket
Ideal for short breaks
From £100 per night including a Breakfast Basket full of local & home made goodies. One of the closest recommended accommodations for River Cottage. Perfect for romantic breaks, wedding nights, mini moons or special anniversaries for couples seeking total relaxation, peace and privacy.
Exclusively for adults. Read The Retreat's page on Trip Advisor.
Fully equipped, contemporary, detached, private self-catering one bedroomed cottage.
Overlooking your own private garden with a lavender and heather shrubbery. Views from the patio of adjoining fields where deer and rabbits can be seen in a wooded copse with bluebells in springtime.
The Retreat is set in the grounds of Hedgehog Corner and less than 5 minutes drive to River Cottage HQ and Lyme Regis on The World Heritage Jurassic Coast.
French doors lead into the open plan kitchen with breakfast bar looking out onto the garden with large 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 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.
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 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 home made loaf, local Clipper refreshments, Lyme Bay ground coffee, local Moore's biscuits, cereals, milk, butter, orange juice, dozen free range eggs and our own Hedgehog Corner minature preserves.
Take a visit to the Town Bakery in Lyme Regis or Millers Farm Shop nearby to stock up on tasty local supplies. Enjoy meals 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 pub or River Cottage - see menu for taxi information. Free Electric car charging point for guests use.
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, condiments, toiletries, dish & laundry tablets.
You can read the Visitors book on arrival & The Retreat's own page on Trip Advisor.
The Retreat is across the garden from Acorns Apartment which can both be booked together.
The Retreat on a sunny afternoon - total privacy overlooking its own garden.
Cool box & blanket for picnics provided. Visit Millers Farm Shop for wonderful local foods and pick up a disposable BBQ to enjoy a meal on the patio.
You can watch the rabbits, many species of birds in the garden, deer in neighbouring fields and bees in the lavender and heather.
Enjoy Breakfast al fresco with the birds' morning chorus, over six species spotted, rabbits abound and deer in the field next door.
" I brought the bread I made at River Cottage back to enjoy in the evening on the patio with cheese & wine"
Neil, September 2013
"This is the most fantastic cottage"
Louise, 3rd March 2013.
"Ideally located for exploring" J & D, 17th March 2013
" What a great place, so clean" Steve
18th March 2013
"Fantastic, you think of everything" Andrew 22nd March 2013
Out door lighting in garden and well lit from personal car parking space. Free use of electric car charging point.
Arrivals welcomed from 4pm onwards and departures 10.30am.
Wi Fi available at the main house 1 minutes walk.
Use our quick and secure online booking system. Any queries, just get in touch. Each booking includes a Breakfast Basket. Minimum stay 2 nights unless one night between bookings.
Hedgehog Corner is Winner of Guest Accommodation Devon Tourism 2013, UK Winner Green Tourism GoldStar and 2013 Winner Hospitality Taste of the West.