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Hedgehog Lodge

South Lakeland Leisure Village, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1081830)

4.9

Outstanding

Sykes rating

  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

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Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

Reviews & Ratings

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13 Customer Reviews

  • "We had a lovely time in hedgehog lodge we didnt want to come home ..."

    We had a lovely time in hedgehog lodge we didnt want to come home it was in a lovely place it was just perfect lovely and clean and well equipped , amazing & very comfortable

    Reviewed by OlwenJul 2022

  • "Excellent property, great location, brilliant service, thank you!"

    Reviewed by RossMay 2022

  • "Our Hedgehog Lodge was a-ma-zing!"

    ! Wish we were staying longer however that will be the plan next time round. Couldn't fault the accommodation on anything at all. The facilities within the site could be a little better though. Don't get me wrong the surroundings were beautiful and kept in pristine condition. The only minor downfall was the absence of a shop for your everyday groceries. This I feel is a necessity and would be very beneficial. The lighting at night was extremely non existent we had to put on our torch to take our dog out last thing before bedtime. Enclosed litter bins especially for you to dispose of your dogs poo bag would be very useful too. Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will be back.

    Reviewed by YvonneMay 2022

  • "A fabulous lodge in a very convenient place to visit the south lakes."

    The sites lake and lovely pub make it very dog friendly and a great place for your furry friends as well as us humans. Will definitely be visiting again.

    Reviewed by LesleyApr 2022

  • "Lodge was clean and tidy, homely touches and in a good location to tour area."

    Reviewed by SoniaMar 2022

  • "Fantastic stay in a beautiful lodge."

    The owner had really thought of everything and the welcome pack was such a lovely gesture. Couldn't fault anything and wouldn't hesitate to stay again or recommend to friends. Thank you!

    Reviewed by GillianFeb 2022

  • "Absolutely fantastic lodge very clean and excellent laid out the furnishings are ..."

    Absolutely fantastic lodge very clean and excellent laid out the furnishings are to a very high quality will definitely be back

    Reviewed by TonyDec 2021

  • "Just back from Hedghog."

    . A beautiful accommodation. The owner has truly made it a comfortable home from home. You can see so much thought has gone into every detail. We will definately make return visits and I have no hesitation in recommending this property. The Xmas tree was a lovely thought too. Thank you. MARY.

    Reviewed by MaryDec 2021

  • "'WOW' what a stunning place hedgehog lodge is, it was clean, tidy and had everything you would need for your time there, the lounge area and beds are so comfy it's a proper home from home, the location is beautiful and quite as well, the welcome pack is a lovely little touch as is the information provided about things to do and places to eat."

    What I loved alot though was all the big and little hedgehogs placed around the lodge so cute and sweet again a lovely little touch. I would definitely recommend this lodge as a place to stay if you want a very clean and comfortable home from home to stay, I would definitely stay here again if I get the chance. A big thankyou to the owners you made our stay absolutely fab, we loved every minute. Tracey & Barry.

    Thankyou so much for taking the time to write this review, we are so happy that you enjoyed our lovely Hedgehog Lodge Property Owner

    Reviewed by BarryNov 2021

  • "Amazing and beautiful lodge, so cosy and had everything you needed."

    however the owner being outside the lodge before 9.30 when check out is 10.00am and staring at us leaving and the second we got in the car edged forward was very uncomfortable and off putting. Surely she could have waited in the carpark until 10.00am. It just didnt feel right at all. Be warned if you want to eat in the restaurant you have to book, we couldn’t get in due to not booking but was not informed of this information. Wasn’t even allowed takeaway food. Overall beautiful location and stunning lodge. I would return again.

    Thank you Mrs Parker for taking the time in leaving a review for Hedgehog Lodge, we have been in touch with the lady who turns around the lodge for next guests and reminded her that it is 10 am for check out. She didn't mean to cause any concern. Thank you again for reviewing and so glad you enjoyed the lodge and beautiful surroundings. Many thanks Sue and Martyn Property Owner

    Reviewed by MrsOct 2021

  • "What a brilliant place to stay."

    Communication was great from the owner. The instructions were very clear for how to find it (the caravan park is a bit of a labyrinth). It was great to arrive and find such a well presented, well furnished cosy lodge to stay. The biscuits and Kendal mint cake were very much appreciated. The information booklet was great. There take away recommendations are indeed vary nice and the "days out" recommendations were spot on too. Although we didn't spend much time around the caravan park, we did enjoy exploring the local area, somewhere we hadn't really been before. There is plenty to see and do and we are planning another visit whenever we can spare the time. Thanks for a great holiday.

    Reviewed by MichaelSep 2021

  • "The lodge we stayed at was excellent."

    Almost brand new it exceeded our expectations and we would re-book again without hesitation.

    Reviewed by PeterSep 2021

  • "We absolutely loved our three night stay at Hedgehog Lodge, arriving to a beautiful welcome hamper with a vast selection of goodies to enjoy."

    The Lodge itself is exquisite, luxurious yet homely, warm and inviting. You will find cute little hedgehogs hidden in every room, guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. If you are treating your dog to a holiday too then rest assured you four legged friend will also be spoilt, a jar of dog treats, large doggy microfibre towel, blankets, poop bags & food and water bowls are all available. The quality of the furnishings is second to none from the duvets to the towels. You will also find sparkling cutlery and all the kitchen utensils & appliances you could ever need during your stay. Not only did we enjoy the tranquil environment inside the lodge but we also took advantage of the seating area located at the front balcony, not to mention the table and chairs for outside dining. The welcome pack provided by the owners is full of really useful information from leisure village activities, local takeaways (including menus) restaurants/pubs, nearest shop and the owners favourite walks. The lodge is in a great location for exploring the Lakes, every walk, hike or mountain bike trail is only a drive away with the most stunning views to enjoy along the way. This accommodation is far more than just a place to rest your head it’s a place to recharge your batteries, enjoy and relax. Thank you Sue and Martyn for such a wonderful experience we really did enjoy every moment, thank you.

    Reviewed by CarlySep 2021

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Summary

  • All-ground-floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size with Smart TV and en-suite cloakroom with basin and WC, 1 x twin with TV and DVD player
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating with electric fire
  • Gas oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and slow cooker
  • 2 x Smart TV, TV with DVD player, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Welcome pack inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Front and side garden with decking and furniture
  • Shop 1.5 miles, pub 0.1 mile
  • Note: Leisure passes can be purchased at an additional cost, please contact South Lakeland Leisure Village for costs and facility opening times
  • Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping Bond of £250
  • Note: This property is a 5-minute walk from the car park
  • Note: The owners offer a 10% discount at Pure Essence Beauty Salon
  • Please note: You can park outside the property but if the barrier is down you need to park in the main car park and get a you pass from the lodge

The property

Tucked away in the fabulous South Lakeland Leisure Village in Carnforth, Lancashire, is this superb lodge, Hedgehog Lodge.

All-ground-floor and sleeping up to four guests, Hedgehog Lodge is an idyllic, pet-friendly retreat for a small family, boasting onsite leisure facilities and easy access to the scenic Lake District.

Be welcomed into the open-plan living space, where you can look forward to lighting the electric fire and snuggling up on the plus seating, as you select your favourite film to watch from the Smart TV.

Conjure up a delicious feast in the fully-functioning kitchen, which includes a gas oven, hob and grill, whilst your guests set the dining table and uncork and bottle of wine.

Settle around the dining table to savour a delicious meal, before toasting to a wonderful getaway.

Indulge in a refreshing shower, before popping on fresh pyjamas and heading to catch your rest in one of two well-presented bedrooms, a king-size with Smart TV and en-suite cloakroom and a twin with TV and DVD player, perfect for those lazy Sunday mornings!

Wake-up and sip your morning coffee at one of the two decked, outdoor seating areas, as your canine companion stretches their legs at your feet, or perhaps enjoy a glass of wine and some good conversation in the evenings.

Explore your local surroundings, where on-site you will find the excellent Waters Edge Restaurant and Bar, ideal for those evenings where you don’t feel like cooking, and superb facilities including a gym, an indoor heated pool, a beauty therapy suite and a steam room, the perfect treat after a long day of exploring.

From the doorstep of the lodge, a plethora of walking paths await you; make your way through the varying terrains of the stunning Lake District.

The keen anglers in your party will delight at the fishing opportunities on site, as well as the option to take to the large lake on board of a sailing boat.

If you can tear yourself away, the town of Carnforth is just a short drive away, where you can marvel at the breathtaking landscapes at Warton Crag Local Reserve or let the kids blow off some steam in the lush Nether Kellet Playground, before tucking into a freshly prepared picnic.

The unspoilt market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is also within easy reach and boasts wonderfully characterful shops, pubs and eateries, along with the historic Devil's Bridge and the beautiful scenery which you can get a full view of from Ruskin's View!

Be sure to visit Pine Lake if you want to try your hand at watersports during your visit; choose from water skiing, kayaking and canoeing, or just enjoy a day with the inflatable water toys - fun for all the family.

Children and animal lovers will be pleased to discover Greenlands Farm Village just a scenic drive away, perfect for getting up-close with the animals before stopping at the café for a spot of lunch and the farm shop for your evening meal's fresh and tasty ingredients.

Just a little further is Kendal, with its fascinating ruins of its 12th-century former castle just waiting to be explored, as well as the Kendal Museum and Quaker Tapestry Museum which offer an informative insight into the towns past and tapestry heritage.

For a refreshing break with loved ones, look no further than Hedgehog Lodge.

South Lakeland Lodges

A collection of superb lodges sitting on the South Lakeland Leisure Village, the South Lakeland Lodges provide a homely spot from which to explore Lancashire and beyond. Sitting on the border of the Southern Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, there's plenty of scenic excitement on its doorstep. Each holiday cottage offers its own contemporary-style, with open-plan living spaces making them wonderful for a relaxing evening indoors when you're not out exploring. Some of the cottages even benefit from their own hot tub, so you can spend your time relaxing in true luxury, or be sure to make the most of the facilities on-site, including an indoor swimming pool, gym, steam room and beauty spa, all perfect for a truly relaxing retreat. The area is also offers opportunities for golfing and fishing, making a great day out for quality time with your loved ones, or simply kick back and relax in the on-site restaurant, serving delicious food and a good choice of beverages, making the perfect way to celebrate your escape. Pack up a picnic and take a stroll around the scenic lake before heading out to discover nearby Carnforth where you can find a wider selection of amenities and eateries to choose from, as well as the Carnforth Station Heritage Centre, making a great trip for the keen train spotter. Morecambe Bay is well-worth a visit for beautiful, sandy beaches, where you can take a leisurely stroll along the promenade before stopping off in the West End Gardens. Slightly further afield you can reach Kendal, a bustling market town home to an array of cultural and historic wonders including the Quaker Tapestry Museum, the Kendal War Museum, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal Castle and much more to keep all ages and tastes entertained. The South Lakeland Lodges are the perfect holiday abodes from which to discover the coast and countryside of Lancashire.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £250.

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About the location

SOUTH LAKELAND LEISURE VILLAGE

Carnforth 2 miles; Kendal 15 miles; Windermere 20 miles.

Set on a 43 acre site, the South Lakeland Leisure Village is situated just a couple of miles from Carnforth on the border of the Southern Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales. This beautiful area combines superb countryside and a coast with a rich and fascinating history dating back to the Domesday Book. The ‘village’, which has been given 5 stars by Visit Britain and has been accredited with David Bellamy Gold conservation awards provide top quality accommodation in the form of Scandinavian log cabins built around a large lake in the centre. The main club, a former 17th century farmhouse, is home to the on-site bar and restaurant, The Water’s Edge, and the village provides top quality leisure facilities with an indoor swimming pool, gym, steam room and beauty therapy suite to name but a few. An excellent location, within easy driving distance of pretty villages, coastal resorts and the national parks of the Lakes and the Dales.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas