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.

The Quirky Tour

Settle into this stunning luxury lodge, perfect for a romantic break. Enjoy the hot tub on the deck and swing round chair for 2 on the lawn.

There is plenty to entertain you while here with sauna, steam room, bbq hut, treatments and other extras. Take a stroll along the canal path or take a pew in time for sunset.

Jess' visit on 13th February during The Quirky Tour 2023

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 raised 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

Late Availability discount!!  From 9 Aug, 2 night stay / bank holiday weekend from 25 Aug, 3 night stay / from 30 Aug, 2 night stay - all reduced by 10%.  Price shown includes the discount.

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 or steam room

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. There is a rowing boat available for hire. 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, fizzy drinks, sugar and sweetener. (Subject to change)

Use of the sauna with a view, aromatherapy steam room and BBQ cabin are included in the price of your stay, Also included is a starter pack of wood, toiletries, cleaning pack, bathrobes, towels, luxury linen, smart TV, and digitial guest book.

BBQ, 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 £30) or locally handmade chocolates (minimum order £11) which can be purchased and presented lovingly in your lodge ready for your arrival. 

There is also a rowing boat available to hire to explore the canal and the beautiful wildlife that surrounds it. 

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 lamb chops, 2x bread rolls, mushrooms, peppers, courgette, cheese, ketchup, BBQ sauce, salt and pepper.



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



£44 for 2 people

Choose from: Afternoon tea, Antipasti, Brunch, Ploughmans or Charcuterie - after booking contact us for menu choices. 



The rowing boat is available for hire for 30 minutes at £15 and 60 minutes at £25. This include training and insurance.



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


Ultimate Stress Relief

A relaxing back massage to ease your tired, tense, neck and shoulder muscles then seamlessly gliding up onto your head for a soothing scalp massage, finishing with a facial massage to relax those frown lines and relieve the tension along your jawline. Leaving you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.

(Approx. 50 minutes) £45



This treatment aims to balance the body on a physical, emotional and energetic level and promoting relaxation, improving sleep and reducing stress. Many clients are surprised just how relaxing this treatment is!

(Approx. 50 minutes) £45


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.



Room Types

Double Ensuite





 Hot water








 Clothes rack

 Dining area

 Fairy lights




 Ironing board

 Plug sockets

 Sofa bed


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

 Mobile - Strong mobile signal


 TV - Smart



 Book a massage

 Book a sauna session

 Private Hot Tub

 Private sauna

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

 Parking not alongside accom


 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.

Is the steam room shared.

The steam room is booked in private 30 minute sessions and cleaned between each guest.

Nearest Airport/s

Doncaster Sheffield / East Midlands

Content updated on 8th August 2023 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Ronnie and Josephine from Owl Lodge at the Canal