THE RETREAT (with breakfast basket)

Double with ensuite (shower)

Book Online: From £90 for two people per night B&B.

A B&B room with a difference! Delightfully secluded for that special romantic break set away from the main house with its own woodburner, kitchenette and private garden. Ideal for uninterrupted privacy and peace.

The Retreat has its own safe, well-lit marked car parking bay for ease of use. Breakfast is served at the time you choose in the main house just a minutes walk away (with some steps).

To welcome your arrival there is a complimentary decanter with sherry and hand made chocolates. The Retreat has a well stocked refreshments tray with a selection of Fair trade Clipper teas, coffee and hot chocolate with locally made biscuits.  A silent mini fridge with complimentary fresh milk, spring water and apple juice from nearby Four Elms Fruit Farm.

Also digital TV, CD clock radio, torch, Wifi, hair drier, bathrobes, slippers, quality complimentary toiletries, good supply of towels, bath sheets and ironing facilities provided.

There is also a small well equipped kitchenette with microwave, toaster, mini fridge and utensils for your convenience including glasses and corkscrew. Ideal for organising your own light meals and snacking if you prefer a night in front of the TV and woodburner or eat al fresco in your own completely private garden.


The fire is set ready for immediate use with matches and fire lites. Additional small cut logs and a scuttle of long lasting coal ovals also supplied for a cosy night in. Serviced daily with your room and relaid for your convenience. There is also additional heating within the Retreat.

Bedroom decor of rustic and earth colourings for a warm and snug atmosphere. The brass double bed has a duvet and duck down mattress topper for extra comfort - non feather on request. The shower room ensuite decor is in cream and stone. Shower door single opening (note 16"/41cm  door width, suitable for average sized adults). Dual aspect windows double glazed overlooking gardens and a wooded copse with bluebells in springtime.

Daily service of your room

Once you have checked in the room is available to you 24/7 and is serviced if you are out between 9a.m. - 11.45a.m. For those requiring an early start before 7.30a.m. we provide a breakfast box to enjoy in your room.

Reserved Car Park Bay 
Marked for The Retreat at far left of main car park. Arrivals from 4p.m. onwards.


See also Goodlands, our holiday cottage, for short breaks from October - March for 2,3,4, and 7 night breaks from £245 - just one mile from River Cottage HQ.