Heath End LodgeAshby-de-la-zouch, Leicestershire
- Guests 3
- Bedrooms 2
- Preferred changeover day Friday
- Minimum stay 3 nights
- Number of dogs welcome 0
- Acorn rating 3 What's this?
- Reference 007005
About Heath End LodgeA former gatehouse to Calke Abbey, this cottage now stands in a peaceful backwater.
Heath End Lodge is a former gatehouse that sits at the southern entrance to Calke Abbey. Built in 1806, the lodge is Grade II listed and boasts an open fire and large lawn area. Its intriguing pentagonal shape and large windows create a bright and spacious interior where light streams in from the open landscape.
Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position and explore this beautiful building before the other visitors arrive. Later, discover some of the beautiful villages that surround the abbey and maybe stop for a drink or grab something to eat in one of the local pubs.
Further afield, the Ferrers Centre for Arts and Crafts is a fabulous place to discover a range of artisans including blacksmiths, sculptors, upholsterers and potters.
Availability & book
- Selected dates
- Changeover day
Features and facilities
- Cot & high chair available
- Microwave available
- Fridge available
- Freezer not available
- Dishwasher available
- Washing machine available
- Tumble dryer available
- Telephone not available
- Television available
- DVD available
- WiFi* available
- Open fire / wood burner available
- Garden available
- BBQ not available
Not accessibleView accessibility guide (PDF 984 KB)
Entrance/utility area, sitting room with open fire, kitchen/dining room.
Two bedrooms (1 double with 5' bed and 1 single, bathroom with shower over bath.
Notes for guests
Access: The accessibility guide is for guidance only. For up to date photos, please see the images on the webpage.
Location: Within easy reach of Calke Abbey and conveniently located close to East Midlands Airport, you can take advantage of the cottage's unique position and explore this beautiful building before the other visitors arrive. Later, discover some of the beautiful villages that surround the abbey and maybe stop for a drink or grab something to eat in one of the local pubs.
Heating: Oil central heating included.
Parking: Please note there is parking for 2 cars but please do not park in front of the entrance to the field as this must be accessible at all times.
*WiFi: This is now available, but please note that intermittent connection problems can sometimes occur and should not be relied upon. We are pleased to provide free WiFi at this cottage which is supported by BT.
Garden: There is a garden although it is not enclosed.
Access: The stairs in this cottage have shallow steps and are very steep.
Utilities: There is an ice box only at the property.
Offers: Guests will benefit from a late Sunday checkout of 12pm.
Calke Abbey is a fabulous location for a wedding.
Enjoy your special day at the Riding School set in the rolling green hills of the Calke estate.
The Riding School boasts high windows, oak beams and a viewing gallery and our partners Honeysuckle and Castle have a range of decor and fine dining packages to suit your taste and budget.
Where better to stay during the wedding than in one of 4 holiday cottages located at Calke Abbey. Those who book a full wedding package at Calke Abbey are eligible for a 5% discount when booking these cottages.
The offer is subject to the following terms & conditions:
A minimum 2 night stay, subject to availability, applies. It must be booked in conjunction with a full wedding package from Honeysuckle & Castle (Reception and evening reception as a minimum). Booking dates must include the day of the wedding. A discount code will be provided upon receipt of the wedding booking deposit. The cottages must then be booked through National Trust Holiday Cottages, www.nationaltrustcottages.co.uk or Tel: 0344 8002070 quoting that code.
Discounts do not apply to a ceremony only wedding package.