Important Info

Please see below some important information which we hope helps when planning your stay with us.

Holidays Available From

Friday – Monday, Monday – Friday, Friday – Friday and Monday – Monday.

Check in & Check out

Check in is from 4.30pm on the day of arrival and check out is by 10.00am on the day of departure.

If you will be arriving after 6pm please notify us in advance.

Yurt Season

Our 2022 yurt season runs from the 8th April to 1st October 2022.

3 Nights 4 Nights Per Week
8th April – 24th April 405 459 709
25th April – 28th April 390 442 683
29th April – 5th May 405 459 709
6th May – 26th May 390 442 683
27th May – 5th June 405 459 709
6th June – 28th July 405 459 709
29th July – 1st Sept 435 493 761
2nd Sept – 1st Oct 390 442 683

Two night weekend stays (Friday – Sunday) are considered in the yurts out of season/school holidays. Please call or email to discuss dates and pricing.

Cottage Season & Pricing

The Cider Barn and Apple Tree Cottage are available all year round.

High season 2022 will run from 18th – 27th February, 8th – 24th April, 20th May – 5th June, 22nd July – 1st September, 21st – 27th October and 16th December – 5th January 2023.

Low season and mid season 2022 run over all other dates.

Please note that pricing for 2023 and beyond has not yet been released – please email to discuss any potential booking you may want to make in the future, thank you. stay@theorchardretreat.co.uk

Apple Tree Cottage The Cider Barn
3 Nights 4 Nights Per Week 3 Nights 4 Nights Per Week
7th Jan – 17th Feb 300 340 525 378 428 662
18th Feb – 27th Feb 378 428 662 462 524 809
28th Feb – 7th April 303 343 530 390 442 683
8th April – 24th April 450 510 788 561 636 982
25th April – 19th May 411 466 719 474 537 830
20th May – 5th June 552 626 966 699 792 1223
6th June – 9th June 477 541 835 519 588 908
10th June – 30th June 489 554 856 579 656 1013
1st July – 21st July 570 646 998 741 840 1297
22nd July – 1st Sept 702 796 1229 834 945 1460
2nd Sept – 8th Sept 504 571 882 621 704 1087
9th Sept – 22nd Sept 399 452 698 510 578 893
23rd Sept – 20th Oct 381 432 667 450 510 788
21st Oct – 27th Oct 450 510 788 462 524 809
28th Oct – 15th Dec 294 333 515 378 428 662
16th Dec – 5th Jan 549 622 961 711 806 1244

Groups 

For information on group bookings please check our group page.

Mobile Reception & Wi-Fi

O2 and networks associated to O2 work well on site, but if you use any other service provider then enjoy the break as there is very limited, if any at all, service via other networks. Remember you can always use your mobile regardless of service to make an emergency call.

There is free Wi-Fi is available in the cottages and The Gallery and even as far as the facilities block.  Our Wi-Fi mostly works well, especially for general web surfing and emails. However, please do note that we are rural and when there are a lot of people on site, speeds can vary, especially if everyone is attempting to stream media at the same time.  It is essential that all users have internet security software on their devices and that it is regularly updated.

Woodburners

Please see how to light a woodburner here.

Dogs

One or two well behaved dogs are welcome, charged at £25 per dog per stay in all accommodation apart from Bramley – but they are not allowed on the beds or furniture. Please make sure they are clean before entering the accommodation and clean up after your dog, properly disposing of any mess.

As well as being mindful of other guests, please note that The Orchard Retreat is surrounded by working farms and sheep occasionally graze in our meadows.  Therefore, dogs must be kept on a lead when in the sheep meadow and under control at all times. For more information, please take a look at our dog info page.

Environmental Impact

Throughout the site we endeavour to minimise our impact on the environment by using a wind turbine electricity company, our own bore hole water source, bio-digesters for the treatment of waste water, and non-toxic cleaning products.  We also provide recycling for waste materials and compost bins for food waste.

The Cider Barn is heated by gas, using Calors BioLPG, which is a sustainable, made from waste, residue and sustainable materials and is their first step towards a greener gas.

We use the humorously titled ‘Who Gives a Crap’ 100% recycled and bamboo loo roll which features absolutely no plastic wrapping at all.  Unlike other recycled loos rolls, this really is soft, thick and white, without inks, dyes or scents. 50% of their profits go to help build loos in 3rd world countries.

We also buy locally where we can and work with other local businesses to ensure our carbon footprint is low – often opting for the clean products that are cruelty free.

Chickens

We have some free range chickens behind the main farmhouse.  They are all fenced in and safe should you be bringing your dog, although please do be mindful that they are there and remember to keep your dogs on a lead where necessary – thank you.

If you would like to experience collecting the eggs – then please do let us know, we would love to do this with you.