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Oakthorpe near Donisthorpe, Leicestershire Show on map

Sykes rating

  • 2 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


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


2 Customer Reviews

  • "Was perfect, exactly what we needed would stay again, lovely and comfortable thanks alot"

    Reviewed by Darren5.0Feb 2024

  • "Adam the owner was so welcoming & friendly, but not intrusive."

    We packed too many things not needed due to the lodge being so well equipped. USB points in bedroom. Hairdryer, iron & table top ironing board supplied. Plastic glasses for the hot tub are supplied. We stayed at Rowan for a chilled week for my birthday. It was fantastic & very clean. It's a very private lodge. They supplied large fantastic quality towels for the hot tub which saved us going home with towels to wash. They also supply 2 bath robes. All I would say is Skyes get to know what is supplied at the properties you advertise as I was told by one of your members of staff via text there would not be bath robes & a hairdryer at the lodge. Thank you Adam for a lovely stay we hope to be back one day.

    Reviewed by Yvonne5.0Jan 2024

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  • Please read the following notes regarding changeover days before booking: 7 night bookings can be accepted from Monday, Wednesday or a Friday. Short breaks: The max length of stay between Monday and Friday is 4 nights and the maximum length of stay between Friday and Monday is 3 nights
  • Single-storey
  • One double bedroom with Smart TV and en-suite walk-in shower, basin, heated towel rail, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area
  • Gas central heating and air conditioning
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher
  • 2 x Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • On-site parking/car park for 2 cars
  • Front decked area with cover, furniture, hot tub, and lawn
  • Sorry no pets, no smoking
  • Shop 0.4 miles, pub 1.3 miles
  • Note: There is on site fishing at the property
  • Note: There are steps up to the property
  • Note: Contactless check-in from 4pm till 8pm, no late check-ins unless prior agreed, check-out by 9am
  • Note: The owner lives on site
  • Note: The property is based on an adult-only site
  • Note: This property has air conditioning.

The property

Donisthorpe 1.4 miles.

Rowan, a delightfully-positioned lodge enjoys lakeside views in the Leicestershire village of Oakthorpe near Donisthorpe.

Nestled in front of the lake, complete with a private decked area housing an indulgent hot tub, Rowan offers a romantic retreat for two guests, ideal for a couple's getaway.

Be greeted by your outdoor space, where you can envision relaxing nights under the stars whilst dining alfresco and unwinding in the hot tub, whilst the open-plan living space is fully-equipped for a self-catered stay.

Complete with a sleek kitchen, dining seating for two, and a Smart TV, prepare meals, dine, and plan your itinerary from this space.

With a plush double bed to sink into, catch some rest before a refreshing shower in the contemporary en-suite, before exploring the delights of the county.

Make wonderful memories as a two at Rowan.

Note: This property can be booked with Refs. 1125169, 1139837, 1139838, 1139839, 1139840, 1139841, 1139842 & 1139844, together sleeping 20.

Note: The property is based on an adult-only site and property.

Steam Mill Lodges

Steam Mill Lodges, a fabulous collection of nine lodges rests rurally in Oakthorpe, near the amenities of Donisthorpe in Leicestershire. All benefitting from private decked areas with hot tubs, stylish open-plan living spaces, each lodge invites couples to enjoy a retreat to the countryside, with some of the properties positioned to take in breath-taking, lakeside vistas; fishing is even on offer on-site, for those with a licence. With the Saltersford Valley Local Nature Reserve nearby, walking and cycling opportunities are plentiful for guests, along with a selection of shops, eateries, and pubs to take advantage of in nearby Donisthorpe and Measham. History buffs will relish in the chance to tour nearby Ashby De La Zouch Museum and the 15th century remains of Ashby de la Zouch Castle, before enjoying a cocktail at The Vine Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, some hearty fare at the White Hart pub, or a leisurely afternoon visiting a street of independent shops and boutiques. Travelling north, be welcomed by the Peak District National Park, a playground for hiking, exploring, wildlife spotting and feeling at one with nature, or for a thrill-seeking day out, Alton Towers is within driving distance, home to a plethora of amusements and rollercoasters. With so much to see and do in the area, retreat with your loved one to Steam Mill Lodges.

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

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About the location


Swadlincote 4.1 miles; Burton upon Trent 9.6 miles.

The ancient village of Donisthorpe lies on the Derbyshire/Leicestershire border and just a short drive from the picturesque Derbyshire Dales. This former mining village has a thriving village pub, one of the oldest buildings in the village, a Post Office and shop and is ideally located in the heart of the National Forest close to many chocolate box villages and interesting towns. Nearby Burton upon Trent is a town straddling the River Trent, made famous by its breweries, and home of many award-winning ales. Alabaster carving, cloth working and manning the cotton mills are all central to the town’s history. The small market town of Market Bosworth is just a short drive away, home to the Battle of Bosworth, with an excellent visitor centre at the battlefield site. It has many amenities, including small independent shops, pubs and a renowned fish and chip shop, all located around the market square. There are many historic sites and places of interest such as Tutbury Castle, the Old Marina, the Bass Brewery Centre and the Claymills Pumping Station. A good touring base with Twycross Zoo, Drayton Manor, Alton Towers, Belper, Matlock and Ashbourne within an easy reach, as well as Calke Abbey and the cathedral city of Lichfield.

Please read the following notes regarding changeover days before booking:

7 night bookings can be accepted from Monday, Wednesday or a Friday.
Short breaks

The max length of stay between Monday and Friday is 4 nights and the maximum length of stay between Friday and Monday is 3 nights

Note: The property is based on an adult-only site and property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas