Hideaway Lodge on the Heath

Layer-De-La-Haye, Colchester, Essex, England

Woodland cabin with gorgeous decor, a freestanding bathtub and Hot Tub offers a tranquil stay near Colchester.

Key Points

  • Woodland cabin with 4 poster oak framed bed sleeps 2 near Colchester.
  • Relax in the copper bathtub or enjoy a wash in the en-suite shower room.
  • Relax by the warmth and light of the electric fire in the cosy lounge.
  • The kitchen is well equipped with an oven, hob, toaster, kettle, coffee machine and even an ice-maker!
  • Outside relax in the warmth of your hot tub or snuggle up by the firepit.
  • There are 2 local pubs within walking distance of the lodge and Colchester is just a short taxi ride away.


A very warm welcome awaits you at this quirky beautiful woodland cabin with hot tub. Boasting lots of space and furnished with the highest quality fixtures and fittings. It has been a cabin built with love giving extraordinary attention to detail, to create a romantic, relaxed, luxurious ambiance near Colchester.

The cabin comprises of a small kitchen with a fridge, hob, oven, kettle, toaster, coffee/hot chocolate maker and even an ice machine with all crockery, glassware etc provided. There is a cosy living area with dining table and electric fire for warmth and light. The centre stage belongs to the king size four poster oak framed bed, the perfect place to rest your head after a long day. If that wasn't enough, a gorgeous deep copper roll top bath is situated at the end of the bed, an ideal place to lie back and relax close to your loved one. There is a small en-suite to the rear of the cabin with a walk-in shower, small hand basin and toilet.

Outside you can relax on your private terrace, light the firepit and take in the sights and sounds of the wildlife around you. After a busy day exploring, slip into the warmth of your own private hot tub and make a wish on a shooting star....and with less than a mile to Colchester Zoo, keep your ears open for the roar of the lions too!

The cabin is nestled just on the edge of a nature reserve with diverse ancient woodland and wildlife, providing spectacular scenery and walks. There are two friendly village pubs within walking distance, both serving food. The town of Colchester is a short taxi ride away offering a wide selection of bars, restaurants and shopping. Mersea is also only a short drive offering some of the finest sea food in the country and with Abberton reservoir less than 2 miles away, which is a perfect spot to watch the birds fly in and the sun set, there is plenty to see and do.

All amenities: tea + coffee, toiletries, towels, robes, linen and logs are included in your stay.

There is a minimum 2 night stay.

House Rules:

- Check-in time is 3pm and check-out is 12pm.

- Smoking is not allowed.

- There are on-site parking facilities available at the property.

- Pets are not allowed at the property.

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Room Types

Double Ensuite








 Shower room





 Dining area





 Fire pit

 Garden - enclosed


 Private entrance

 Seating area


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Pub within walking distance






On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Smoke alarm


 Coffee machine

 Condiments & Oil





 Kitchenware / Utensils


 Tea & Coffee



 Free parking


 Only one rental here

 Quiet location

Nearest Airport/s

London Stansted


  • Suitable for Adults only  
  • New to QA  
  • Huts & Cabins  
  • Romantic breaks  
  • Wanting Wildlife  

Content updated on 18th November 2021 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Emma Yardley from Hideaway Lodge on the Heath