12 contemporary, cedar-clad retreats set on the relaxing grounds of the 18th century Barnsdale Lodge Hotel, just a short stroll from the idyllic Rutland Water Nature Reserve. Topped with moss sedum roofing and with eco-friendly features, along with the multitude of wonderful outdoor activities nearby, use the Barnsdale Retreats to fully unwind with your friends, family and even your four-legged companions. Park up your car and let the porters with their electric buggy take the strain! Barnsdale Lodge Hotel is also available to all retreat guests, to enjoy everything it has to offer, including the delicious locally sourced menu served in either the formal dining room or more relaxed conservatory and bar area. Concierge service is also available by request. This location is the perfect spot to get away from everyday life and try something new, the nearby renowned Rutland Water offers all things outdoors from cycling and walking to thrilling water sports, fishing, golf and more. The towns of Oakham and Uppingham rest nearby, offering many unique independent shops from boutique to antigue, farmers markets, making them the perfect places for all your shopping needs. And, if this isn't enough for you, a little further afield is the beautiful Georgian town of Stamford where Pride and Prejudice was filmed. A group of superb and immaculate retreats, promising to give you lasting memories with your loved ones.
All 12 sumptuously finished retreats are almost identically complete with true comfort and style in mind, boasting enticing open-plan living areas offering everything from fully-equipped kitchens to snug seating areas with TVs and alluring wood burning stoves to gather around after a day of exhilarating activities.
The master bedroom in each retreat benefits from its own lavish en-suite, while the other bedrooms boast a smart and tasteful finish and share a family bathroom.
Reflect on the day's events while enjoying a refreshing drink or two on the Indian York stone patio, complete with a BBQ for a summertime feast.
A perfectly relaxing retreat set within landscaped grounds planted with wild shrubs and trees, indigenous to the area.
Note: Property can be booked with Refs. 977692, 977696, 977698, 977704, 981543, 981544, 981545, 981547, 981548, 981549 and 981550, together they can sleep 58 people.
All ground floor. Two bedrooms: 1 x double with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin/double with en-suite shower over bath, basin and WC. Open-plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove.
About the location
Stamford 11 miles; Melton Mowbray 11 miles; Lincoln 48 miles; Cambridge 54 miles
Oakham is the delightful county town of Rutland, and is a great place to visit and spend a holiday. It is filled with pretty stone and thatched buildings and offers something for everyone, it's a great family holiday destination. The town centre offers a good range of shops, restaurants and bars to choose from as well as a local history museum, a 12th century castle and a 14th century church adding real character and beauty. To the outskirts of the town sits one of the largest man-made lakes in Europe in the Rutland Water Nature Reserve which offers watersports, a small water adventure park, a bird watching fair, sailing club and fishing facilities for you outdoor people. There is also Rutland Water Golf Course overlooking the lake. The Midlands is packed with lovely towns and cities that are worth visiting, the train station in Oakham offers access to places such as Nottingham and Leicester with their great shopping and stunning buildings. Why not visit Melton Mowbray, the home of the pork pie?