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Portland

(Ref. 1128206)

Grove near Retford Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire Show on map

5.0

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No

Features

  • Hot tub
  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Garden / Patio
  • Broadband / WiFi

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3 Customer Reviews

  • "We’ve just got home from a 2 night stay, and wow it was absolutely beautiful, the owners have put so much thought and effort into the whole thing."

    The owners were so helpful and polite, we can’t pick 1 fault with the experiance and will be recommending to all friends and family and will definitely be coming back soon! 10 star from us x

    Reviewed by Paige5.0May 2024

  • "Thank you for fantastic stay in your delightful shepherd’s hut."

    The setting was scenic and peaceful. The hut was clean, well maintained and was comfortable and homely. The owners were welcoming and friendly, recommending places to visit and eat.

    Reviewed by Leanne5.0May 2024

  • "Fantastic place will definitely be back"

    Reviewed by Paul5.0May 2024

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Summary

  • Single-storey shepherds hut
  • Studio-style living space with double bed, kitchen, and dining area
  • Shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Gas water heating
  • Air conditioning to keep you cool on hot summer nights and to warm you in winter
  • 2-ring induction hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, coffee maker, toaster, kettle
  • WiFi and radio
  • Gas and electricity inc. in rent
  • Log store with wood for outdoor woodburner
  • Bed linen, towels and dressing gowns inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking available
  • Wraparound garden with lawn, elevated decking, barbeque area, log burner, furniture, hot tub and cold water drencher
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 3.3 miles, pub 2.3 miles
  • Note: Steps up to property, please take care
  • Note: Please refrain from playing amplified music to respect other guests on-site
  • Note: Quiet time on site between 10:30pm & 7:00am
  • Note: Sorry, no stag/hen parties or similar
  • Note: The garden is not enclosed, however the perimeter is fenced with a large gated entrance
  • PLEASE NOTE: When booking this property, guests will automatically become a free member of Wanderlust Camping Club; You will be added to their mailing list and will occasionally receive updates - Marketing subscriptions can be managed directly with Wanderlust

The property

Retford 3.4 miles.

Portland is a stunningly-presented shepherd's hut located in the quaint village of Grove, just outside of the market town of Retford in Nottinghamshire.

With its remote location and ample garden amenities, this property makes for a perfect romantic getaway.

Climb up to your stylish shepherds hut to find a compact, studio-style living space with a luxury double bed that you'll sink into for a great night's sleep.

The kitchenette is equipped with everything you need for you to whip up delicious meals to enjoy at the breakfast bar or out on the elevated deck overlooking wonerful views.

Alternatively, make yourself a feast with the barbecue and outdoor cooking facilities whilst warming up by the outdoor woodburning stove before enjoying the hot tub overlooking open farmland.

Take a trip to the legendary Sherwood Forest, or venture to Clumber Park National Trust for scenic walks and bike hire.

Discover the rich history of Lincoln and visit Newark Castle, a stunning medieval fortress overlooking the river Trent.

Travel to Chatsworth House and the Peak District, approximately an hour away, for a day of exploring majestic landscapes and grandeur.

Don't miss out on the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Retford's bustling market town, or the iconic North Leverton working windmill.

Indulge in a day of antique hunting at Hemswell Antique Center, and be sure to visit the local fishing lake which is five minutes away for a peaceful day by the water - permits can be obtained on the day.

Enjoy fresh produce and takeaway food from Homefarm Farmshop, treat yourself to a pampering session at Lavender Cottage Beauty and Aesthetics or a relaxing reiki session at Serenity Pathway to Peace - pre booking is advisable.

Experience the thrill of horse racing at Southwell and Doncaster Racecourses, or swing through the treetops at Sherwood Pines with cycle hire and Go Ape.

Unwind in the picturesque surroundings of Rufford Country Park and shop at Thoresby Estate Courtyard.

Enjoy the best of Nottinghamshire in the Portland shepherds hut names after the owners' very own Rare Breed Portland sheep.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1140449 and 1140450 together sleeping up to six guests.

PLEASE NOTE: When booking this property, guests will automatically become a free member of Wanderlust Camping Club. You will be added to their mailing list and will occasionally receive updates. Marketing subscriptions can be managed directly with Wanderlust.

Limetree Luxury Glamping Retreat

Limetree Luxury Glamping Retreat is a trio of beautifully-presented Shepherd's huts resting in the quaint village of Grove, on the outskirts of Retford in Nottinghamshire. This collection is perfect for couples wanting a getaway, boasting a remote location, intimate living spaces and hot tubs for a romantic evening spent after a long day out. Surrounded by vast plains of countryside and away from the hustle and bustle of city life, couples or pairs of friends alike, can be sure to enjoy their stay. You'll find a plethora of eateries and activities in the nearby town of Retford which has markets on a Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. From here, discover North Levington working windmill, Hemswell Antique Centre, Southwell and Doncaster racecourse, Rufford Country Park, Thoresby Estate, and Thaymar Ice Cream where you can enjoy award-winning ice cream. At Homefarm Produce you can try out local produce, or for beauty treatments and yoga sessions head over to Lavender Cottage and Serenity Pathway. Why not visit Bassetlaw Museum to discover more about the town's history or nature-lovers can head to Idle Valley Nature Reserve to marvel at views of the wetland, woods and lake. A stone's throw away is the stunning cathedral city of Lincoln where you'll have a picnic at the gorgeous Whisby Nature Park with its grasslands and abundant wildlife, head to Lincoln Cathedral, once the tallest building in the world, where you'll be able to take a tour and visit the beautifully-designed library, and why not treat yourselves to a theatre or ballet performance at New Theatre Royal Lincoln? Take a scenic drive to the beautiful Peak District where you'll never run out of things to see and do, with options including visits to The Roaches, Bakewell, and Chatsworth House. For a taste of history, visit Hardwick Hall with its fascinating stories of Bess of Hardwick, or visit the Winter Garden in Sheffield, a stunning and vast greenhouse, home to over 2000 species of plants and flowers from around the world. Visit Newark Castle and market town, or visit The Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Other attractions include Sherwood Forest, Clumber Park National Trust with walking and bike hire, Finish your day relaxing in the hot tub taking in the sights and sounds of the countryside. Limetree Luxury Glamping Retreat ensures a perfectly memorable stay.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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About the location

RETFORD

Gainsborough 12.1 miles; Worksop 12.8 miles; Lincoln 20.8 miles

A real hidden gem, the traditional English Market town of Retford can be found tucked away in the glorious Nottinghamshire countryside. With the beautiful Chesterfield Canal flowing through, this charming community offers a picturesque backdrop for any holiday to this magnificent part of the country. The town itself boasts an abundance of amenities such large and well-stocked supermarkets, a number of local convenience stores, and a good variety of cafés, pubs and restaurants, together answering all of your self-catering needs. It is here you will also find the Bassetlaw Museum, the Majestic Theatre, and the manicured lawns of Kings Park. The local train station provides easy access to the surrounding towns of Worksop and Doncaster, as well as the medieval city of Lincoln filled with breath-taking landmarks and many wonderful attractions all waiting to be explored. Just a stone's throw away, the RSPB Sherwood Forrest and Treswell Wood make for excellent days out in the great outdoors, whilst those travelling with smaller children should be sure to check out Sundown Adventureland and the Tropical Butterfly House Wildlife And Falconry Centre. A fantastic town from which to explore the very best of Nottinghamshire.

PLEASE NOTE: When booking this property, guests will automatically become a free member of Wanderlust Camping Club. You will be added to their mailing list and will occasionally receive updates. Marketing subscriptions can be managed directly with Wanderlust.
PLEASE NOTE: latest Check In Time is 10pm due to location

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas