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The Secret Garden

Bassingbourn, Royston, Hertfordshire, England

Special glamping experience in a creative hobbit house, with covered outdoor dining + wood fired hot tub in romantic woodland setting near Cambridge.

The Secret Garden is the perfect place for couples looking for a romantic rural retreat with wood fired hot tub! Located near Cambridge this site not only generates its own energy from renewable sources but also boasts its own vineyard, fruit orchard, wild flower meadow and herb garden, so there is plenty to explore and enjoy. The woodland spa area hosts your own private wood fired hot tub and solar shower as well as a luxurious compost toilet.

The Secret Garden offers an amazing grass and sedum covered hobbit hole with kingsize bed and solar fairy lights perfect for romance. Outside you can discover the beautiful cedar shingle covered kitchen and dining area which offers a sheltered outdoor eating zone with a single slab ceder table and benches. If the weather is kind then you can enjoy dining around the nearby fire pit, whilst taking in the starry sky. 

When it comes to relaxing the hammock and covered swing pod will enhance the total "get away from it all" feeling and leave you refreshed and ready to face the world again whilst the private wood fired hot tub will melt away any last stresses and strains from the outside world. 

The Secret Garden is from £150 per night for 2 people with a 1 night stay.

There is a 2 night minimum stay on weekends. Pricing for 2+ nights from £120 - £145 a night depending on the time of year.

Seasonal produce grown on the small holding is available to purchase.

There is no power or heating at the glamping site, so power is provided by solar lamps, fairy lights and torches. However there are plugs and a fridge in the nearby potting shed which can be used for charging devices.

Sorry no pets allowed.

Room Types

Double

Nearest Airport/s

London Luton / Stansted