The Lakeside Retreat at Tallington - a perfect holiday let in a perfect location

Whether you are after time to unwind, or an activity break, the Lakeside Retreat at Tallington holiday let is the place to be!

This stylish dog friendly lakeside lodge is perfectly positioned self catering accommodation in a rural location at Tallington Lakes, and only a short drive from everything you could need for your perfect holiday.

How about water activities, including an outdoor heated pool, and land activities, all under the careful guidance of Tallington Lakes Activity Centre?  Or maybe take a short drive to sample local pubs and restaurants, and explore what the beautiful counties of Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire and Rutland have to offer, from the historic town of Stamford and quaint villages to grand attractions such as Burghley House and the stunning Rutland Water with its fabulous Aqua Park!

It’s even possible to head out for a day out in Norfolk - why not call in at Holt on the way to Wells or Sheringham? How lovely would it be to make an early start and be sat on a sandy beach in Norfolk by mid morning! 

Once you arrive at Tallington Lakes, your cares will drop away. Pass through the gated barrier and meander along the track, giving way to ducks and geese, and passing quite a few lodges (not many of the Tallington Lakes Lodges are available to rent, most are lived in by residents all year round) until you get to the top of the lake and park up outside The Retreat, which has parking for two cars. You’ll see the fancy screen gate which allows access to the grassed garden. All of the grounds are private and enclosed for the safety of your children and dogs. Dogs go free at the Lakeside Retreat holiday let, and are very welcome. You will see a patio area with picnic bench style seating for al fresco dining- you won’t get a better view with your dinner than this!

There are two sets of steps up to the 40 ft wraparound verandah and spacious decking. The large decking has been designed as an extension to the lodge and this ‘outdoor room’ provides the perfect place to sit and watch life on the water. A canopy can be pulled across during the summer months to provide some pleasant shade, and at night solar lights create a warm ambiance. With huge glass panels for uninterrupted lake views, the scene is set for a tranquil and relaxing stay.

There are also steps down to our own private jetty, where you can get really close to the water- why not hire paddle boards or kayaks (April to September - but check first)  and visit the jetty from the sailing centre? 

Enter the lodge, which is all on one level, and you’ll be in the full home from home kitchen, providing everything you need for comfortable self catering. The kitchen includes a seats 5 dining table, washing machine, full size fridge freezer, microwave, oven, grill, hob, toaster, cafetière and kettle. Please note, there is not a dishwasher. 

The lounge area has stunning views over the lake, and we have installed complimentary Wi-Fi so you have internet. There is a 50 inch smart TV and blu ray, so when you settle on the sofa you have everything that you need. We have even installed Air Conditioning, which is a very welcome addition as the lodge gets sunshine all day long!

The Retreat sleeps 4 in two bedrooms, but please ask about additional guests as there is also a sofa bed in the lounge.

A travel cot is available by request, along with a high chair. 

Dogs are very welcome, and for their comfort we have a warm shower installed, with shampoo and towels, as well as crates, bowls and beds for your convenience. 

We have a ‘leave it as you find it’ approach and that is why there is no charge for dogs, but we ask that you bring your own bedding and throws if your dogs go on the furniture. 

Key Features:

🚗 private parking for two cars

🛌 2 bedrooms, including king size with bath & shower en-suite and walk in wardrobe

🛌 second bedroom as twin or double

🚿 second shower / wc with walk in shower

 fully equipped kitchen including washing machine & fridge freezer (no dishwasher)

🍽 dining table seats 5

📺 contemporary open living lounge with sofa bed, Wi-Fi,  and 50 inch smart TV

😊 central heating

💨  air conditioning

🌳 versatile outside space

🐶 dogs free of charge

🎣 fishing from the jetty

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  • King size bed with en-suite bathroom
  • 2 bedroom 2 bathroom lakeside lodge
  • Stunning rural and lake views
  • Enclosed garden with wraparound verandah and sun trap decking
  • Private fishing jetty


Guest Comments

Lovely girls trip away, although we are quite local to Tallington, we felt like we had a really break! 4 ladies with 4 paddle boards - this was the perfect destination ! Right in the lake, lovely ter ...

Lorraine Clark
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