Acorns Garden Apartment for Couples
Private Hot Tub & Breakfast Basket

Ideal for short breaks - see the film 

Award winning accommodation with a Breakfast Basket full of local & home made goodies. Private secluded large cedar Hot Tub set overlooking copse & trees. (Tub available from 17.5.15)

One of the closest recommended accommodations just 1.6 miles to River Cottage HQ and less than 5 minutes drive to Lyme Regis. Ideal for peaceful and relaxing short breaks.  

The Apartment Conservatory to rear patioGround floor luxury spacious 4 roomed garden apartment with wi fi, ensuite bedroom, bathroom with slipper bath and rainfall shower, sitting room, fully equipped designer kitchen with patio, large conservatory leading onto a private terrace.  Own entrance, private parking and use of Electric Car Charger.

Reviews on Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals

Perfect for uninterrupted privacy and peace, romantic breaks, honeymoons, anniversaries, mini moons, or just relaxing in peaceful and spacious surroundings overlooking a copse with bluebells in Spring.

The Breakfast Basket included with ample for your stay gives ideal flexibility, especially for those attending cookery courses at nearby River Cottage.

Free Wi Fi


Ensuite Bedroom

The bedroom with double brass bed, real oak flooring, TV & fitted wardrobes, ceiling Velux window with remote control opening, auto rain sensor and blackout blind.

The Apartment bedroom The Apartment bedroom


Slipper bath, rainfall shower,  2 heated towel rails and window looking out to copse and fields. Bubble bath, toiletries,hair drier, dressing gowns, slippers and towels provided.

Apartment Bathroom Slipper bath

Apartment bathroom in full

Acorns Apartment at Hedgehog Corner sitting room

Sitting Room with Feature Fire

Relax in the spacious sitting room with large three seater leather sofa with reclining seats.  Windows looking out over trees and gardens.   Large digital 32" DVD TV with film selection and books.

French doors (shown screened with curtains for evening ambience) lead in to your own private conservatory.

A quiet place to relax with no intrusive noise from others.

Feature fire with remote control and central heating.


Acorns Apartment at Hedgehog Corner sitting room

  Acorns Apartment at Hedgehog Corner sitting room






The Apartment at Hedgehog Corner Kitchen

Fully equipped Kitchen Diner

The designer kitchen with generous seating area  has it's own patio.  Fully equipped with Silestone worktops & table with kitchen TV.   Quality Siemans' appliances: oven, hob, dishwasher, clothes washer drier, built in microwave, fridge freezer and Quooker instant hot water tap.   Useful items provided such as tea towels, dishwasher & laundry tabs, kitchen roll, kitchen foil, herbs, condiments as well as your Breakfast Basket.



Large (heated) Conservatory with Terrace

French doors open into a large private conservatory (18' x 12') with another comfortable 3 seater sofa, breakfast table & chairs and occasional chairs and table.

Centrally heated plus electric wall heaters, with sun blinds, colonial ceiling fan overlooking its own private terrace, gardens, trees and fields.

Complimentary WiFi in Acorns.

Free Wi Fi


Breakfast Basket

Breakfast Basket

A breakfast basket of goodies awaits you - Joy's own muesli and freshly baked home made loaf, farmhouse butter, Clipper refreshments, local Lyme Bay ground Coffee, Moore's local biscuits, Hedgehog Corner preserves, farm fresh eggs,  Four Elms Fruit Farm Apple Juice, selection of cereals, porridge pots, orange juice & Yarty Valley milk. Ample for the duration of your visit   


The Apartment home made bread


One of Joy's home made loaves from a variety of flours - either wholemeal, multi seed, sunflour seed, apple & cinnamon, white or cobber freshly baked for your arrival.

Visit Miller's Farm shop nearby with a huge choice of local foods and provisions.


Apartment Kitchen patio



Acorns Hot Tub - Robes, Tub Towels & Slippers provided

Your own private large Hot Tub for just 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 looks amazing at night.  It is not overlooked at all as it is set in a private area of your terrace patio with views of a glade of trees, copse and fields.  This exciting new facility is available for use 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!  

Private Terrace, Patio and Gardens

The kitchen leads out to one a pretty patio for al fresco breakfasts overlooking lavender and summer mint.

Bistro table and chairs on the kitchen patio.


There is also  a large private terrace at the rear of the Conservatory with 2 comfortable sun chairs, a table and 4 chairs. Acorns Apartment is a short walk across the garden from The Retreat Cottage - both can be booked together. 

Conservatory overlooking copse and gardens

Hedgehog Corner Acorns Apartment Patio










Accommodation is for 2 adults (your babe in arms,under 1 year, welcome), usually a minimum stay of 2 nights (some selected 1 nights shown on booking calendar).  Live on line booking..

Read our guests' reviews on Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals

Gift Vouchers Available to tie in with River Cottage - please ask.

Local Amenities

A local pub that serves food, The Hunters Lodge (01297 33286) and a bus stop are within walking distance with high viz jackets and torch provided.  3 minutes drive or 1.6 miles walk from River Cottage HQ - being the closest recommended accommodation to the HQ by road, we have the most reasonable taxi fare for any local accommodation to the HQ - with "Terry the Taxi"  & "M Cabs",  £15 return (*save New Year's Eve), see menu for number.

Lots of Extras included

All linen, towels, loo rolls, toiletries, hairdrier, dressing gowns, slippers, alarm clock radio, iron & board, washing up liquid, condiments,  laundry & dishwasher tablets and other useful items for a short or long stay are included. Each booking includes a Breakfast Basket with ample supplies for the duration of your visit.

A cool bag, picnic blanket and ice blocks for days at the beach or days out exploring the area are also provided.

Arrivals & Parking

Acorns Apartment is based at Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU. Map and directions on web site.

Bring your Key Safe Box Code emailed 6 & 2 days prior to arrival, your host Joy can usually be contacted at Reception.

Arrivals welcomed from 3pm - 9pm (later by prior arrangement) and Departures 10.30am please.

Signed parking space reserved for you at the very front of the main house or if you have a LARGE VEHICLE 4x4 use large main car park at the top of the drive.  Also free use of our electric car charging point.

Entrance to Acorns via signed parking space, through gate and entrance through Conservatory.  

Award Winner

Hedgehog Corner: Overall Winner of 2013 Devon Guest Accommodation of the Year, Winner of the UK Green Tourism GoldStar 2013 and South West Guest Accommodation Hospitality WinnerTaste of the West 2013.