Poppy Lodge Nr. 22
Lodge | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Woodland Holiday Lodges, Louth,
Poppy Lodge is a Scandinavian chalet style log lodge built in 2004 by Norwegian Log, set in 80 acres of ancient bluebell woodland on a private 320 acre estate on the outskirts of the Georgian market town of Louth, often called the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
This central, peaceful and relaxing location is ideal for short breaks, family or group holidays in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is central to Lincolnshire's many attractions. Follow your interests, sit back and enjoy the flora and fauna on site or explore the many local attractions from the Cathedral and Castle walks in Lincoln to the Seals of Donna Nook and the BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) Visitor Centre. Check the website for display days!
Poppy Lodge provides complimentary membership for guests to the Kenwick Leisure Facilities which are located next to the Hotel approx 0.5 miles from Poppy Lodge. Kenwick Leisure facilities consist of, Swimming pool, coffee shop which overlooks the pool and a Gymnasium. The Hotel provides a timetable of activities which are chargeable such as Clarins Beauty treatments, Tennis courts, Yoga, Salsa etc.
Are you a Golfer.
Poppy Lodge is located adjacent to a championship standard, 18 hole, par 72, 6782 yard course, designed by Patrick Tallack and opened in 1992. It offers impeccable tees and greens with fairways carved through mature woodland. It offers professional PGA qualified tuition. It has a covered driving range, over 300 yards long, a custom built practice chipping area with green, 2 bunkers and a putting green. This course will challenge the low handicapped golfer as well as providing enjoyment for the less well accomplished.
The Clubhouse and Pro Shop has been created from a grade 2 Listed 19th century Coach House and Stable Block and features a newly added restaurant and function room.
The pro shop and Golf Academy are quality facilities
If you wish to play Golf then contact the pro shop on 01507 607161 to ascertain playing times and conditions.
Alternatively contact your Coordinator (Mike) on 01507 605085 or Mobile: 07717 111672
These facilities incur additional costs payable on site:
• Championship Standard 18 hole golf course (handicap certificate required).
• Golf carts.
• Golf driving range.
• Golf Pro shop.
Woodland Holiday Lodges, which includes Poppy Lodge, are cleaned and serviced to a high standard by our own service company. Mike is your onsite coordinator who will assist you with any queries and point you in the direction of local amenities.
Groups and clubs can be catered for on the same site as additional 2 or 3 bedroom Lodges are available via your coordinator. Some of these Lodges are listed on this site with the heading Woodland Holiday Lodges,
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool, Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Balcony or terrace|
The Heart of England/Peak District
The rolling hills of The Lincolnshire Wolds has been designated an area of outstanding natural beauty and serves as perfect walking country. With abundant wildlife, unspoilt towns, villages and hamlets it's really quite lovely.
There are many 'places of interest' for you to visit. A few of these are listed below.
Lincoln City approx 40 minutes drive.
Lincoln is steeped in history, and brimming with life. Look back over 2,000 years of history and discover the city's Roman, Norman, Medieval, Tudor and Georgian heritage.
The Lincoln Xmas Markets are held in Lincoln Castle from midday Thu 5th Dec 2013 to 7pm Sun 8th Dec 2013. Changes to previous years are announced. To view the latest info go to:-
William the Conqueror built Lincoln Castle, in 1068, on a strategic site that had once been used by the Romans. 166 families who were living on the site had their houses demolished and were forced to provide labour for the construction of the castle. The castle hosts an exciting events programme and offers free guided tours. Experience the magnificent views of the cathedral, the City of Lincoln and the surrounding countryside from the extensive wall walks during your visit to the castle. Lincoln Castle also holds one of only two original copies of the Magna Carta.
Lincoln Cathedral was for almost 300 years the tallest building in the world. Yet, in spite of its size, it is filled with intricate detail. There is something for everyone. Children love seeking out the funny carvings. Not just the Imp, but the cat and mouse and so many other little details that brightened the masons' days.
John Ruskin famously said, 'I have always held and proposed against all comers to maintain that the Cathedral of Lincoln is out and out the most precious piece of architecture in the British Isles'
The BBMF (Battle of Britain Memorial Flight) Visitor Centre
A unique partnership between the Royal Air Force and Lincolnshire County Council provides the public with a gateway to the home of the BBMF at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire. Since opening its doors in 1986, the BBMF Visitor Centre has welcomed over 300,000 people, offering them the opportunity to see the Flight's historic aircraft at close quarters and to observe the BBMF technicians working to maintain them in airworthy condition. Check this site for regular display programmes.
RAF Donna Nook Seal Sanctuary.
Nr North Somercotes' and only 10 Miles from the lodges. The Seals at Donna Nook are VERY VERY close to the shore line and can be photographed quite easily with a simple camera. The seals attract 40,000 visitors to the Lincolnshire coast from end October to end of December every year – Donna Nook National Nature Reserve (NNR) is probably the best place within the U.K. for photographing grey seals. Each year, as autumn rolls into winter, hundreds of grey seals begin hauling themselves out onto Donna Nooks' sandbanks to give birth to their pups. Here the most important activities of the grey seal calendar are played out, giving photographers unprecedented opportunities to capture dramatic pictures of this spectacular period.
Skegness, Donkeys and Donuts, all the traditional fun of the seaside, is 15 miles away. Follow the link above and check out the 'Gallery' of pictures which are updated daily.
Gibraltar Point Nature Reserve
Local to Skegness, NE corner of the Wash, Admission to the Reserve and Visitor Centre is Free but car parking charges apply. Check out the Gibraltar Point link below for details of the visitor centre, cafe and opening times.
Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway
Great whatever the weather. With the majority of our stations being under cover, the weather won't spoil your group tour on the Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway. Fully enclosed carriages can also be provided for your booking, Ideal for Schools, Clubs & Societies wanting to experience the bygone age of a working Steam Railway
Fondly nicknamed the 'mini Nürburgring', Cadwell Park is held closely in the hearts of many motorsport fans. Located five miles south of Louth, the Lincolnshire circuit is especially popular with bikers nationwide.
Are you a Gardener? Check out
Elsham Hall country Park. One of the most imaginative gardens in England. The walled garden is a magnificent 4 acre site.
Doddington Hall. An example of a fine late Elizabethan Mansion with 5 acres of gardens.
Pleasure Island Theme Park
Theme Park and Family shows April through October 10.30 to 4pm. Fireworks Early November. Check the site calender for opening times and events..
The site consists of a working windmill incorporating a shop on the ground floor which sells a wide range of locally milled flour as well as a range of jams, cereals and gifts. In addition, the Old Sail Shed houses our tea room 'Millstones' which serves hot and cold meals and soups plus delicious cakes, scones and desserts.
This area of Lincolnshire offers something for everyone.
'Lucky' Louth is on your doorstep, left behind to become an almost perfect focus of rural life and is known as the capital of the Lincolnshire Wolds. This delightful Georgian market town, dominated by the steeple of St James church at 295ft, appears almost untouched by time and still boasts many independent shops and purveyors of local foods and delicacies to tempt you.
There are 6 Butchers and a delicatessen, all providing a selection of home made local delicacies, 2 Grocers, a Cheese shop, an old fashioned Tailors, a Cobblers, and a fish shop.
Enjoy Louth open market in the town centre on Wednesdays, Fridays, (half Market) and saturdays (full Market). Wonderful produce, a wide selection and excellent value.
There is a Best Western Hotel on the estate with restaurant, Poachers bar and coffeeshop and free wifi, approx 0.5 miles from Poppy Lodge.
Try the Royal Oak Inn at Little Cawthorpe (locally known as 'The Splash' ), Walking distance by public footpath across the estate, weather permitting. Carvery on Sundays.
Not to mention award winning Fish and Chips in Louth.
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