Re:treat, just an hour away from London, is an exclusive private luxury safari lodge situated on a raised large timber deck. Re:treat overlooks a large pretty pond and meadow which is cut for hay. Re:treat has its own grassed area within a low level fence with access to the pond and meadow field being via a wooden gate. There’s plenty of space to kick back and relax with views of the pond and of stunning sunsets over the hills at night.
Whether it’s relaxing on the pond side jetty or pond dipping (nets provided) the pond area is an enchanting place to while away time. There’s also a small summerhouse complete with a rocking chair to take in the views of the pond and relax with a good book.
Walk across the ‘Meadow field’ and ‘Dewpond field’ at Re:treat to ‘the old orchard’. With mature trees around the perimeter of this grass meadow, this is a wonderful space for you to picnic, play and relax.
Across the way from the old orchard, you also have access via the public footpath to some pretty walks to nearby Pulloxhill, Silsoe and Flitton. You’ll find a map and some suggested walks in your welcome information at
Re:treat. There’s a great pub in each of the villages and each one is only a 25 minute walk away via the footpaths.
Re:treat is the perfect setting to create some wonderful memories with companions and loved ones.
Re:treat sleeps up to 7 adults and includes
- A beautiful four poster bedroom
- A quirky and comfortable ‘den bed’ with a king size bed
- Triple bunk room (double bed with single bunk above)
- Open plan kitchen, dining and sitting area
- Large wood burning stove providing heating and a place to cook
- Private wood clad separate shower room with piping hot water with complimentary paraben-free hair and body wash products
- Cloakroom with flushing toilet and sink
- A tripod BBQ to cook up a feast and a hammock to while away the hours
- Solar powered lights with a charge point for phones and devices
- Small solar powered fridge
- Raised large front veranda, Adirondack chairs and a picnic table and benches to eat Alfresco
- A range of books with suggestions for outdoor and indoor games
- A chest of indoor games ranging from classics such as cranium, dominoes and card games through to ‘dobble’
Re:treat has a well-stocked supply of outdoor games such as swingball, cricket and rounders as well as the unusual Molkky; an addictive Finnish game. There is also a pedal tractor and trailor for little ones and a pedal go kart for older children
There are plenty of places to choose from to set up your games and have fun together. For outdoor games ‘the old orchard’ is a grassed area that is surrounded on the perimeter by mature trees. At the back of the old orchard, there’s a spinney area that’s perfect for den making.
Homemade meals are available at Re:treat Prebook tasty dishes including beef stew and vibrant Thai curry which are freshly prepared ready for you to reheat on the stove. The tasty meal also comes with a homemade loaf of bread to mop up the yummy sauce! Vegetarian options are also available.
We’ve added three delicious vegan meals to the choice of freshly homemade meals that can be pre-ordered for guests’ stay. Choose from three bean chilli, thai curry or vegan stew which are all served with a loaf of freshly baked bread.
Guests can book a private restorative yoga or meditation session in the peaceful surroundings of Re:treat Glamping during their stay with Rachel at Adventure Yoga
Guests can book a wide variety of classes from Vinyasa Flow, Meditation or a fun filled family session with the kids. Rachel even provides mats so all guests need to bring is themselves!
Guests can now book a fabulous family/group photo session in the beautiful surroundings of Re:treat Glamping with Kate Elizabeth Photography. Katie uses mother nature as the backdrop to create some truly stunning natural portraits. This means guests can create a wonderful visual memory of their holiday together at Re:treat Glamping. Check out Kate’s stunning gallery at www.katephotography.me
We’ve tried to think of the things you will need to make planning for staying at Re:treat much simpler. You’ll find all of the following included in your stay at Re:treat as standard; Beds made up on arrival, towels, paraben free UK made toiletries, an array of locally sourced fresh ground coffee, loose leaf teas and hot chocolate, basic kitchen provisions and toilet and kitchen roll. There is also an initial supply of wood provided for the wood burner. A selection of toddler books, games, plates and cutlery can also be requested at no charge.
You also have the option to book some little extras ranging from firepit hire (including wood), reflexology treatments, locally sourced BBQ and breakfast packs (meat from award winning Woburn Country Foods), fishing and afternoon tea from local pop up vintage tea room ‘The Tea Cup Inn’.
We try to be as ecologically friendly as we can at Re:treat Glamping – We are off grid, use solar energy to power the lights and our fridge and we actively encourage recycling by providing separation bins inside and outside the tent.
This year we wanted to go a step further by committing to plant a tree for every booking taken in 2020.
Guests can pre-order from the gorgeous Lavender House and have their order here ready for their arrival. This means guests won’t need to pay any postage & their lovely goodies will be here when they arrive
Re:treat is only an hour away from London and has good transport links to Flitwick station and Luton Airport.
The local villages of Pulloxhill and Silsoe each have a well-stocked play park which are accessible via the network of footpaths. Also situated in Silsoe is the English Heritage site Wrest Park House and Gardens. Wrest park is an English Heritage site with 92 acres of award-winning gardens, gold winner of Anglia in Bloom Awards 2017. Zip along to the children’s play area, take tea in the café and explore the hidden treasures in the archaeological stores. Wrest park also holds a number of events at weekends and school holidays throughout the year including a St George’s Day Festival as well as periodic on-site activities such as Fairy walks and Outdoor crafting
For the adventurous there is also a wide selection activity centres nearby ranging from indoor rock climbing, a snow dome (skiing, snowboarding and tobogganing), water park, canoe trails and outdoor climbing.
For walkers and nature enthusiasts, Barton Hills National Nature Reserve is only 3 miles away from Re:treat. They are part of the Chilterns with hiking routes marked on maps at the entrance to the hills. The view at the top of the hills is fantastic. There is also a wide range of forest parks and walks to explore including Marston Forest Centre, Rushmere Woods and Ampthill park.
There’s plenty nearby for little ones too ranging from indoor (Flitwick) and outdoor (Hitchin) swimming pools, Farm parks (Mead open farm & Standalone farm), a theme park (Gulliver’s land), Outdoor play (Knebworth house and dinosaur trail) and soft play options too.
The historic market town of Ampthill is only a 15 minute drive away and has an eclectic array of quaint independent shops ranging from antiques through to upcycled furniture and specialist home and gift shops. There’s also a Waitrose for stocking up on provisions. It’s home to a wide range of fabulous tea rooms and a good selection of Gastro pubs and independent restaurants. As well as stocking a delicatessen and a great selection of what any cook could need ‘Cooks Collection’.
From £92 per night
2 night mini breaks new for the 2020 season!
Mon-Wed or Wed-Fri break in April/May/June/Sept/Oct* at a total accommodation cost of £295 (*excludes school holidays)