Owl Lodge at the Canal

Beautiful lodge with private hot tub offers a romantic and luxurious adult only break near Gainsborough. Add sauna or treatments to your stay.

Key Points

  • A wooden lodge with private hot tub set in 2 acres of woodland alongside the Chesterfield Canal.
  • The lodge is open plan with plenty of space for 2. Sleep in a king size mahogany bed.
  • The raise desk outside has a private hot tub.
  • Book a session in the sauna or BBQ cabin included in the price. Afternoon tea and massages in the treatment yurt can be added for an additional fee.
  • A complimentary breakfast hamper is provided for QuirkyAccom guests.
  • Enjoy a romantic duo deluxe massage for that special treat.

Special Offer

10% discount on stays of 3 nights except bank holidays & valentines.

15% discount on stays of 4-6 nights. 

20% discount on stays of 7 nights or more.


Set in 2 acres of woodland adjacent to the Chesterfield Canal you can discover this luxurious wooden lodge with private hot tub for 2 adult guests. 

Owl Lodge offers the ultimate place to relax with your loved one. Enjoy relaxing in the warmth of the hot tub on your private raised deck, chill out on the unique wooden day bed whilst soaking up the sun or enjoying the night sky, or book a session in the on site sauna.

The lodge itself is open plan with a wonderful king size carved mahogany bed taking the starring role. There is a fully fitted modern kitchen, comfy leather chesterfield sofa for you to relax on, plus a contemporary shower room with large walk in shower! The lodge is kept warm and cosy with central heating, plus a wood burning stove for that extra romance. 

Locally you can enjoy a stroll along the canal path taking in the rare fauna and flora that surrounds it or bring a bike (there is bike storage) and cycle all the way to Chesterfield, if you are feeling energetic. Historians will love a trip to Gainsborough Old Hall, one of the best preserved timber framed manor houses in the UK whilst animal lovers will enjoy a visit to Yorkshire Wildlife Park. 

Complimentary breakfast hamper includes: local sausages, bacon and eggs. Tomatoes, mushrooms, corn flakes, bread, butter, milk,  jam, coffee, decaff coffee, tea, hot chocolate, sparkling Belvoir elderflower presse, sugar and sweetener. (Subject to change)

Use of the sauna and BBQ cabin are included in the price of your stay, both cleaned, sanitised and lit ready for your private session. Also included is a starter pack of wood, toiletries, cleaning pack, bathrobes, towels,luxury linen, smart TV, and digitial guest book.

BBQ and steak hampers and afternoon tea can be booked as extras. As a special treat book in for a couples duo deluxe massage in the therapy yurt! More information below. Please request at booking and state any dietary requirements and allergies. 

Why not surprise your loved one with a celebration pack of flowers, balloons or both (mimumum order £20) or locally handmade chocolates (minimum order £11) which can be purchased and presented lovingly in your lodge ready for your arrival. 

No children or pets. 

2 night minimum stay, except at bank holidays where there is a 3 night minimum stay.

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Prices include VAT (excluding food and massage treatments).



BBQ hamper (£30 for 2 people) - includes locally made 2x beef burgers, 2x Moroccan flavoured chicken skewers, 2x minted lamb chops, 2x bread rolls, mushrooms, corn on the cob, peppers, courgette, cheese, ketchup, BBQ sauce, salt and pepper.


Steak hamper (£32 for 2 people) - includes 2x rump steaks, peppercorn sauce, mushrooms, corn on the cob, asparagus, peppers, salt and pepper.

AFTERNOON TEA FOR 2 (£35 for 2 people) 

Afternoon tea of local produce delivered to your lodge in a wicker hamper with vintage crockery, linens and picnic rug, courtesy of Rainbow Cottage.  

Stokes of Lincoln tea/coffee or Belvoir Raspberry Lemonade/Elderflower Presse

Fresh made finger sandwiches (choice of brown/white bread from Gadsby’s of Southwell) 

3 choices from a selection:

Lincoln Poacher Cheese & Rainbow Cottage Chutney

Thick sliced, locally produced Ham & Mustard

Thick Sliced, locally produced Beef & Horseradish Creme

Line-caught Tuna & Lemon Mayonnaise

Free Range Egg & Cress

Cream Cheese & Cucumber (vegan option available)

Hummus & Carrot (vegan)

Avocado, Parsley & tomato (vegan)

Cucumber (vegan)

English Garden Salad (vegan)

Handmade Scotch Egg or Pork Pie or Balsamic Tomato & Red Onion Tarte (vegan)

Rainbow Cottage cakes

3 choices from a selection including:

Victoria Sponge

Blackberry Squares

Ginger Parkin

Elderflower & Lemon Cake

Rhubarb Cake

Amish Cinnamon Bread

Chocolate Fairy Cakes

BB Brownies (vegan)

Rainbow Cottage Apple traybake

Chocolate Chip & Pecan Cookie (vegan)

Sticky Nutmeg & Date Palmiers (vegan)

Traditional Sultana Scone (vegan) with Rainbow Cottage Strawberry Jam & Cornish Clotted Cream

Dietary options will include: Slimming World, Gluten Free, Lactose free, Vegan/Vegetarian. Happy to consider other requirements on request.  Some of the offering may change, dependent on seasonal availability (i.e., asparagus quiche when it is in season within the savoury section)


De-Stress Massage Treatment 

Take time out for yourself to de-stress and re-balance with this 3 in 1 focused massage treatment, it will release unwanted tension in your back, neck and shoulders, a great way to start your luxury break.

(Approx. 30 minutes) £35


Spring in your Step - Foot Treatment

This foot treatment is the perfect solution for tired aching feet. This lower leg and foot massage offers a choice of massage lotion to suit your mood. You will leave feeling like you’re walking on air.

(Approx. 30 minutes) £35


Heavenly Full Body Massage

Drift away on a soothing journey to a world of relaxation. The ultimate in relaxation combined with the power of touch and expert massage techniques will leave you floating on a cloud. This massage can be adapted to suit pregnancy (14 weeks +), all you need to do is advise at time of booking.

(Approx. 90 minutes) £60


Couples Duo Deluxe

Enjoy the heavenly full body massage as a couple, the massage therapists will perform this treatment in sync so you can enjoy the treatment together.

(Approx. 90 minutes) £140


(subject to availability of a second therapist)


All the treatments are carried out in the comfort of our therapy yurt allowing you to completely relax and enjoy the experience, no driving or walking required.



Skippered Trips 

Skippered trips are available from £210, where you can be driven either to Drakesholes or West Stockwith and return back to site. 

Room Types

Double Ensuite





 Hot water








 Clothes rack

 Dining area

 Fairy lights




 Ironing board

 Plug sockets


Paid Extras

 Decoration for celebrations

 Extra logs / firewood







 Dining area

 Fairy lights

 Fire pit


 Private entrance

 Seating area


Nearby (within 5 miles)

 Country walks


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub / Bar

 Pub within walking distance

 Public transport





 No loud parties

 Quiet after 10pm

 Quiet after midnight


 Whole site bookings for group events


 Board games


 DVD player


 TV - Smart



 Book a massage

 Book a sauna session

 Private Hot Tub

On Arrival

 Included - Linen

 Included - Towels

 Self check-in

 Welcome pack

Safety & Security

 Carbon monoxide detector

 Deep Covid-19 clean

 Fire blanket

 Fire extinguisher

 First aid kit

 Lockbox / Safe

 Security cameras

 Smoke alarm



 Drinking water






 Kitchenware / Utensils



 Tea & Coffee



 Free parking

 Guaranteed parking space


 Quiet location


 Small site (2-4 accoms)


Is the sauna shared?

The sauna is booked in 1 hour sessions. It will be cleaned and lit ready for your private use.

Is the BBQ cabin shared?

The BBQ cabin is booked in 2 hour sessions. It will be cleaned and lit ready for your private use.

Nearest Airport/s

Doncaster Sheffield / East Midlands

Content updated on 3rd January 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Ronnie and Josephine from Owl Lodge at the Canal