Wakes Hall Lodges are a collection of high quality lodges set amongst 500 acres of woodlands and countryside, making this the perfect place for an escape to the country. Eco-friendly, state of the art and equipped with the latest technology, these lodges are ideal for a special break away. What’s more, each holiday lodge features its own private hot tub, perfect for relaxing on a romantic break or family holiday. Other special features you’ll find here include master bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, waterfall showers and super king sized beds in some rooms.
With woodland walks nearby and a secluded setting, this is a great place to relax and spend quality time together. Take a stroll to the nearby village where you will find a local shop and a charming pub right by the river Colne. For a stylish and luxurious self-catering holiday in the Colne Valley Wakes Hall Lodges is the place to stay.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS H C Percival (Farms) Ltd T/a Wakes Hall Lodges, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex CO6 2DY CONTRACT Wakes Hall Lodges arranges short term holiday rentals, the contract for the letting of the accommodation is between Wakes Hall Lodges and the Client. The contract will be entered into and becomes legally binding when Wakes Hall Lodges issues the confirmation form. The contract is at all times subject to all booking conditions. BOOKING A deposit of one third of the rental fee is payable immediately upon making the booking, if the booking is made more than eight weeks before the start of the rental. The booking will not be confirmed until the deposit has been paid. The balance must be paid eight weeks before the commencement of the rental. Non-payment of the balance of rental fee on or before the due date shall be considered as cancellation of the contract by the Client. For bookings made less than a week before the commencement of the rental, no cheque can be accepted and payment should be made in cleared funds i.e. by cash, credit or debit card. SECURITY DEPOSIT £100 security deposit is added to the booking cost and is fully refundable except for any costs due to breakage, damage, extra cleaning. If dogs are included in the booking the deposit required will be £200. The deposit will be returned to you within two weeks of your departure, subject to any deductions, as referred to above. CANCELLATION POLICY Any cancellation made by the Client for whatever reason shall be in writing and addressed to Wakes Hall Lodges at the address on the booking form. In the event of a cancellation, (including any deemed cancellation arising by reason of non-payment of the balance of the rental fee as refered to above). If Wakes Hall Lodges succeeds in re-letting the property for the whole period it shall refund all the monies paid less an administrative charge of £25 including VAT per booking. If Wakes Hall Lodges only succeeds in re-letting part of the period, it will refund an amount equal to the amount paid by the Client less (1) the rental for the period which is not re-let and (2) the administrative charge of £25 including VAT. If Wakes Hall Lodges is unable to re-let the property at all, then all monies paid by the Client shall be forfeited to Wakes Hall Lodges. HOLIDAY INSURANCE The booking fee does not include insurance, we recommend that you take this out in the event that you have to cancel or terminate your holiday unexpectedly. VAT VAT is included in the rental fee where applicable at the rate applicable at the date of payment. PERIOD OF HIRE The accommodation will be available from 4pm on day of arrival until 10am on departure. Wakes Hall Lodges will endeavour to be flexible in this approach. USE OF PROPERTY The accommodation shall be used solely for holiday purposes and the hirer shall not sub-let the property or any equipment hired to the hirer. The one Bedroom Lodges are designed to accommodate two persons and the two bedroom Lodges are for four persons.. We will ask you to confirm on the booking form the number in occupation. Wakes Hall Lodges reserves the right to refuse entry to the entire party if this condition is not observed. ELIGIBILITY Wakes Hall Lodges reserves the right to refuse any bookings, in particular bookings from (a) groups of people under the age of 21 (b) hen or stag parties. SERVICES Rental charges include bed linen, towels used during your stay, Beds will be made up prior to your arrival and, for bookings of more than one week, linen and towels will be changed at the end of each week. Electricity, water, wi-fi are all included within the rental charge. CARE OF THE PROPERTY The Client shall take all reasonable and proper care of the property and its furniture, pictures, fittings and effects in or on the property and leave them in the same state of repair and condition and in the same clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period as at the beginning. The Client shall abide by all instructions as regards the use of the property and its fixtures and fittings as notified to the Client by Wakes Hall Lodges. HOT TUBS AND QUIET ENJOYMENT The rights of other guests to enjoy the peace and quiet of the area must be respected at all times. For this reason we do not allow music to be played outside of the Lodges or audible from the Lodge patio. Hot Tubs must not be used after 11pm. Guests are expected to moderate their sound and behaviour to avoid causing distress or offence at all times. The Client is responsible to ensure that all guests read and comply with Hot Tub Condition of Use and Safety Notices displayed in the Lodge. Guests are not permitted to alter the timer on the outside lighting. The timer is set to abide by current planning permissions and will switch off automatically at the allocated time. SMOKING This is not permitted in any of our Lodges. DOGS Dogs are welcome in some of the Lodges, but Clients should check the property details and specify that they wish to bring a dog at the time of booking so that we can confirm whether or not the dog will be permitted. No pets other than dogs are permitted, dogs are to be properly controlled and supervised at all times, they must not be left unattended in the accommodation. Dogs are not permitted in any of the bedrooms or on any of the furniture and we therefore advise guests to bring a dog basket. Clients must clean up after dogs inside and out of the accommodation or they will be charged for extra cleaning costs. Registered Guide and Hearing Dogs belonging to those with visual and hearing impairments are allowed in all dog friendly lodges without charge. Charges A charge of £20 per dog per stay is applicable. A maximum of two dogs will be allowed per stay. We have decided the following breeds of dogs will not be allowed on site under any circumstances, we regret any inconvenience that this may cause but we are primarily concerned with guests’ safety, especially children and the welfare of other breeds which will be welcome in dog friendly lodges. Pit Bull Terriers Japanese Tosa Dogo Argentino Fila Braziliero Rottweilers Staffordshire Bull Terriers Dobermans Bull Mastiffs English Bull Terriers Japanese Akitas Alsatians/German Shepard LATE ARRIVALS We ask that you inform us of your planned arrival time, you must inform Wakes Hall Lodges if your arrival time is likely to change substantially. PARKING Parking of vehicles must be in the designated parking space and not obstruct the roadway. Your vehicles and their accessories and contents are left entirely at your risk. LIABILITY Wakes Hall Lodges cannot accept liability for any damage, expense, injury, death or loss of any nature whatsoever suffered by any person from any cause other than the proven negligence of us or our employees. Hot Tubs are provided but are unsupervised and therefore used entirely at your own risk, you must take all necessary steps to safeguard your personal property and no liability to you is accepted in respect of damage to or loss of such property. FORCE MAJEURE Wakes Hall Lodges cannot accept responsibility or pay compensation where the performance of our contract with you is prevented or affected by reason of circumstances which amount to force majeure. These circumstances include any event which we could not, even with all due care, foresee or avoid. Such circumstances include the destruction or damage of your accommodation (which cannot reasonably be remedied to a satisfactory standard before the start of your holiday) through fire, flood, explosion, storm or other weather damage (including a period of electricity failure), break-in, criminal damage, riots or civil strife, natural or nuclear disaster, war or threat of war, actual or threatened terrorist activity and all similar situations beyond our control. RIGHT OF ENTRY Wakes Hall Lodges shall be allowed the right of entry to the property at all reasonable times for purposes of inspection or to carry out any necessary repairs or maintenance. Clearly we will not normally enter a Lodge once let without your agreement. TERMS AND CONDITIONS Wakes Hall Lodges reserves the right to change or amend these terms and conditions at any time. Please note we reserve the right to terminate the agreement/booking without refund of money if the behaviour of any guest is considered unacceptable, or if the number of occupants exceeds that stated at the time of booking.
Colchester Zoo, pretty villages such as Sudbury, Lavenham and the medieval town of Thaxted, Hedingham Castle, the seaside towns of Frinton and Aldeburgh, Newmarket racecourse is within an hour's drive where the famous 1000 and 2000 Guineas races can be watched in May.
Nearest Train Station or Airport: Colchester Railway Station - 8 miles; Stansted Airport 30 miles.
Recommended Places to Visit: Newmarket races, Colchester Zoo
Annual Events: Chappel Beer Festival - September - dates vary.
Recommended Places to Eat Out: Recommended pubs are: The Henny Swan, Great Henny Five Bells, Colne Engaine The Swan, Bures The Swan, Chappel The Compasses, Pattiswick The Pheasant, Gestingthorpe The Crown, Stoke by Nayland The Thatchers, Mount Bures The Crown, Wormingford Treble Tile, West Bergholt The Old Crown, Messing The Three Horseshoes, Fordham Recommended restaurants are: Baumans Brasserie, Coggeshall Milsoms, Dedham Le Talbooth, Dedham Riverside Spice and Colne Valley Tandoori, Earls Colne The Great House Restaurant, Lavenham
Local Sports: Walks There is a magnificent range of breathtaking walks that you can commence from your lodge and an almost infinite amount of options in the region. Get out there and explore the beautiful fields, woodlands, lakes and very gentle hills. The lodges ar
Wakes Hall Lodges are landscaped into the most secluded part of Wakes Hall Farm in the breathtaking Colne Valley on the Suffolk, Essex border. Wakes Colne village is nearby and the village shop and pub are within walking distance for those who prefer not to drive during their stay. Colchester, Britain's oldest recorded town is a short drive away, where there are a huge range of shops and places to eat and drink. There are plenty of top restaurants and local attractions within easy driving distance and
Please visit http://www.wakeslodges.co.uk to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Essex.