Take a Short Break in the Retreat at Hedgehog Corner

If you are looking for a short break away from it all then try our new cottage. Ideal for couples and set in a secluded part of Hedgehog Corner. The Retreat has everything you will need.

The Retreat Cottage for Couples 

With Breakfast Basket 

Ideal for short breaks - see the film 


Award winning accommodation with a Breakfast Basket From £90 per night. One of the closest recommended accommodations just 1.6 miles from River Cottage HQ. Perfect for romantic breaks, wedding nights, mini moons or special anniversaries for a couple seeking total relaxation, peace and privacy.

Trip Advisor's "Best Reviewed" Holiday Accommodation Lyme Regis (April 2015)

Two of the top 3 properties:  The Retreat and Goodlands - click here to see the cream of the crop list! 

Retreat reviews on Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals.

Retreat Kitchen

Fully equipped, spacious, contemporary, peaceful, detached, private self-catering one bedroomed cottage, on one level with large patio area and some steps to the entrance.  Overlooking your own private garden. 

The Retreat's award winning accommodation is set in the grounds of Hedgehog Corner. Just 3 minutes drive to River Cottage HQ (with the cheapest taxi fare from any local accommodation).  5 minutes to Lyme Regis on UNESCO World Heritage Jurassic Coast.

Retreat Kitchen Utensils

Kitchen Diner

French doors lead into the open plan kitchen with breakfast bar looking out onto the garden and 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 clothes washer drier. 


Retreat Sitting Room

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 and cool fan for summer.

Perfect for those attending cookery classes at nearby River Cottage - return in the evening to relax and enjoy your own cookery results.


Retreat King Bed

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 large 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.


Retreat Light Breakfast Box

Breakfast Basket

For every new arrival there is a welcome basket waiting with Joy's own muesli and a freshly baked home made loaf, local Clipper refreshments, Lyme Bay ground coffee, local Moore's biscuits, choice cereals, porridge pots, Yarty milk, butter, Four Elms Fruit Farm apple juice, orange juice, dozen free range eggs and our own Hedgehog Corner minature preserves.   Ample for the duration of your visit.


Take a visit to the Town Bakery in Lyme Regis or Millers Farm Shop nearby to stock up on tasty local supplies to enjoy al fresco 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 The Hunters Lodge Inn or River Cottage - all details in menu.

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, toiletries, dishwasher & laundry tabs, kitchen foil, kitchen roll, herbs and condiments.  

The Retreat's reviews Trip Advisor under Lyme Regis Rentals.

The Retreat is across the garden from Acorns Apartment which can both be booked together.



The Retreat

Relax on a sunny afternoon, total privacy overlooking gardens and fields in comfortable garden chairs provided.

Cool box, ice blocks & blanket for picnics provided for days out.  

You can watch your only neighbours, the rabbits, many species of birds (Nightjars have been heard) with deer in neighbouring fields and bees in the lavender and heather.    

The Retreat Cottage - al frescoArrivals & Parking

The Retreat is based at Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU. Retreat Parking Bay is well signed in top car park.

Arrivals welcomed from 3pm - 9pm (later by prior arrangement) and departures 10.30am. Bring your Key Safe Box Code emailed prior to arrival.  Your host Joy can usually be contacted at Reception.

Outdoor lighting in garden and sensor lit from personal car parking space which is well signed on the far left hand side of the main car park. Please note there are steps to entrance.

Wi Fi available at the main house 1 minutes walk.

Each booking includes a Breakfast Basket. Minimum stay of 2 nights (some selected 1 nights shown on booking calendar). Your babe in arms, under 1 year, welcome.

Trip Advisor Reviews under Lyme Regis RentalsThe Retreat Cottage Pear Tree

Being so near River Cottage HQ "Terry the Taxi"  & "M Cabs" offer the cheapest taxi fare of £15 return (*save New Year's Eve) Book now! 

Walk to The Hunters Lodge Inn (01297 33286)

Complimentary use of our Electric Car Charger

See Menu for more information on local taxis and events

Map with directions to Hedgehog Corner EX13 5SU on web site.

Gift Vouchers available - please ask.  Regret no Pets




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