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My Retreat

My Retreat

Sleeps 13 to 17 - 7 Bedrooms - Brand new Hot tub - Games Room - Pool Table - Yoga area - Beer fridges with a bar

Near Oxford

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party!

Set in the picturesque unspoilt village of East Hagbourne, just south of the beautiful city of Oxford, My Retreat offers the ultimate luxury hen party venue.

With many outstanding features, My Retreat offers a brand new bluetooth hot tub set next to the beautiful secluded gardens; a quiet yoga / exercise area and an impressive games room and bar area with a full-size pool table, providing the ultimate fun party space.

There is also a lovely large dining area, seating 16, opening onto one of the patios.

With Oxford and Reading both just 10 minutes on the train, there is an abundance on offer, from beautiful botanical gardens, to historic landmarks and fantastic shopping, restaurants, wine bars, pubs and walks.

My Retreat is the perfect base for your pre-wedding party.

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2 Night Packages (MIN 13 - MAX 17)

PACKAGESNO. ACTIVITIES PRICE
Cheeky Hens - Cheeky Butler1£195pp
Indoor Hens - Pizza Night on arrival1£195pp
Tipsy Hens - Cocktail Masterclass1£215pp
Peckish Hens - Chefs 3 Course Meal1£215pp
Pampered Hens - With a Spa Treatment1£220pp
Party Hens - Cocktail Class & return mini bus transfer to Durham2£240pp
Relaxing Hens - Afternoon Tea & a Spa Treatment2£250pp
Indulgent Hens - Spa Treatment and Chefs 3 course meal2£260pp
Classy Hens - Afternoon Tea, Wine Tasting Party and Chefs 3 course meal.3£285pp
Hen Heaven - (most popular) - Canapes & Prosecco, Chefs 3 Course Meal, Spa Treatments, Afternoon Tea, Cocktail Class & Pizza Night6£349pp

Property Information

With the feel of a boutique hotel, My Retreat will comfortably sleep up to 16 hens in seven individually designed bedrooms and bathrooms.

On arrival at My Retreat, enjoy prosecco and canapes and then choose from any number of fun things to do, from a pool competition to croquet on the lawn, calming spa treatments to learning to juggle or dress up for the photo booth.

Sink into the private state of the art hot tub the following morning whilst you wait for your beauty therapists to arrive and whisk you away blissfully during calming spa treatments.

Venture out in the evening for cocktails to Oxford, we will take care of the transfers. This gorgeous house is in a prime location and provides the perfect escape from it all, the best venue for a pre-wedding girly weekend with your closest friends.

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Living Spaces & Hot Tub

Step into the hot tub for a few glasses of prosecco and let the warm jets and bubbles give you an end of week massage. Fluffy spa slippers and towels are available at a small extra cost.

Take away some fun memories by choosing to have a photo booth party session. Fancy dress up and take the funniest hen pictures and send on Instagram or snapchat.

The large south facing lawns are ideal for croquet and a garden party with afternoon tea and bubbles. An old swimming pool has been transformed into a natural wildlife pond with a surrounding deck for sunning yourselves and dragonfly spotting.

There is a dedicated natural oak seating area for smokers and vapers in its very own garden setting.

Inside My Retreat, the large sitting room has a log burner and plenty of comfortable sofas and chairs and television with SKY, Netflix, Amazon Prime and internet, for those who want to catch up on their viewing pleasure.

The games room has a large screen television with Wii, along with a full-sized pool table, dart board, board games and even a and work out area will give you lots to do during your stay if you choose to take full advantage of the house.

The bar is a great location for a wine tasting party or cocktail class with our fun and knowledgeable mixologists.

Your hen party will definitely be one to talk about for years to come!

Train to Didcot with a 5-minute ride to the house – or drive and parking for 10 cars

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7 Bedrooms

Each bedroom has been lovingly finished in its own dramatic, colourful style, with comfortable plush bedding and seating. Super king, king and double beds, plus sofa beds in two rooms.

Hang up your dress and claim one of seven gorgeous rooms to lay your head for a restful nights’ sleep, or to get ready in for a night on the tiles with your girls.

Key Information & Booking Terms

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Queen Suite – Super King plus double sofa bed and extra sofa (sleeps 4)

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King Suite – King Sized Bed (sleeps 2)

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Prince Suite – Double bed plus large single sofa bed (sleeps 3)

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Princess Aurora Suite – King Sized Bed  (sleeps 2)

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Tropical Princess Suite – Single Bed with optional slide out guest bed (sleeps 2)

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Dragonfly Room – Double bed (sleeps 2) + has patio doors open onto the garden

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Hibiscus Room – Double bed (sleeps 2)

Facilities

Facilities:

  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site parking for 10 cars
  • Patio areas with seating
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Games room
  • Pool table
  • Yoga area
  • Pond deck
  • Brand new hot tub

Bathrooms: 6 bathrooms  (5 of which are en-suite).

Booking Information

Booking Information:

  • We require a non-refundable 30% deposit via bank transfer or cheque only at the time of booking, and the full balance is to be paid 12 weeks prior to your stay.
  • Sorry we do not accept credit cards
  • We require an additional £500 security bond for this property aside from your required balance, which is refundable 7 days after you vacate the property if there are no damages and house rules are kept to, for further info please see our Booking Terms & Conditions.
  • Please note: All bookings are subject to a booking fee of £115 which is due at the time of booking and is non refundable.

 

 

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 14/10/20

Government guidance & legislation on Covid-19 changes frequently, before you travel you need to ensure you have checked and understood the relevant legislation & guidance that is applicable to you & the make-up of your party before booking &  travelling.

We do not know who is from what household, nor is that possible for us to manage, therefore it is your responsibility to understand whether your booking is affected and whether or not you are able to travel.

Please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for all the latest restrictions and advice.

ALL OUR HOLIDAY LETS IN ENGLAND ARE OPEN IN TIER 1, TIER 2 AND TIER 3 AREAS

PLACING A NEW BOOKING

PLACING A NEW BOOKING WITH US FOR 1 HOUSEHOLD + SUPPORT BUBBLE FROM OCTOBER 2020 – FEB 2021

Localised Restrictions

OUR NEW POLICY!!!

We are now only taking new bookings with an arrival date from October 2020 – Feb 2021 for 1 household group + support bubble.

Any bookings for after March 2021 can be for larger groups and we will offer all postponement/refund/amendment options should any restrictions be in place by law which would prevent you from staying.

We do not know who is from what household, nor is that possible for us to manage, therefore on making a booking with us with an arrival date from October 2020 – Feb 2021 you are agreeing to the 1 household + support bubble booking policy.

We have organised Big Discounts with just 1 household in mind!

 Prices from:

  £750 2 night stay midweek

£995 Monday to Friday

£900 2 night weekend stay

We also have groups of properties on the same site which can be booked together for larger bookings as long as the rule of 1 household + support bubble applies per cottage and all government legislation is followed.

Activities can be booked per separate property

Lots of our properties now pet friendly!

For all new bookings please email bookings@celebrationcottages.co.uk Or Direct Message our Facebook Page where you can see all the last minute offers!

Take a look at some of our last minute offers – https://celebrationcottages.co.uk/last-minute-cottages-new/

NEW BOOKINGS FROM MARCH 2021 ONWARDS

We are accepting bookings for larger groups from March 2021 as per our website prices, if the law of 6 still applies/ or government restrictions by law are in place limiting households at the time of your stay we will of course offer options to amend/refund/postpone.

IF YOUR existing  BOOKING IS FOR A PROPERTY IN ENGLAND AND IS AFFECTED BY THE “ RULE OF SIX”

If you booked on or before the 14h September with an arrival date between October 2020 – December 2020 and your party are unable to travel due to the Rule of Six Legislation, you will be given all 3 options – amend/postpone/refund

Our Customer care team will email all guests which have booked for more than 6 people and are due to stay in 2020 in due course to discuss all your options and ask how you wish to proceed.

Alternative Options Available – We have groups of properties where large bookings could separate into individual cottages on the same site where this is safe to do so keeping to the rule of 6 or 1 household/+support bubble per cottage.

There are options to swap properties and amend bookings to 6 people/ 1 households with discounts applied.

Bookings due to stay in October & November 2020 have now all been contacted

Bookings due to stay in December 2020 will be contacted before the end of October.

Bookings due to stay in January 2020 will be contacted before the end of November.

Bookings due to stay in February 2021 will be contacted at the end of December or by the first week in Jan 2021

Bookings due to stay from March 2021 onwards, we will contact you prior to arrival if there are any restrictions which could affect your stay.

We kindly ask that you wait to receive your email before contacting us so we can process everything in date order.

Any premature cancellations made by guests – normal terms and conditions would apply.

HOLIDAY LETS REMAIN OPEN IN TIER 1, 2 & 3

If you have a booking with us with an arrival date 14th October – Dec 2020 and due to government law on households mixing which have changed since the time of booking from 6 people to 1 household only, you will be able to postpone/amend/refund , please contact customercare@celebrationcottages.co.uk to discuss options available to you.

If you need to amend your booking due to government restrictions please contact our customer care team who will be only too happy to assist you further  customercare@celebrationcottages.co.uk

For all the latest information and advice before booking or travelling  please visit https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

THANK YOU

We thank all our customers for all your continued support, its truly been a challenging time for everyone! We honestly cannot wait for life to return to normal when once again we can welcome large groups back to enjoy celebrating special times together!

We wish for everyone to stay safe in the meantime and hope that you take a look at some of our last minute deals which are perfect for family stays!

To keep our staff safe we are all currently working from home once again.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch bookings@celebrationcottages.co.uk

Stay Safe

Team Celebration x

House Rules
  • This property is in a residential location so no wild noisy party groups are permitted, if this rule is broken you will lose your security deposit and will be asked to leave
  • Check In: 3:00 PM and Check Out: 10:00 AM
  • No stag Parties
  • Sorry - No mixed couple’s birthday parties in summer
  • No 21st Birthday Parties
  • No wild house parties allowed at this property!
  • Families Welcome
  • Girly groups welcome
  • Hot tub rules and safety guidelines will be provided in your welcome pack. Please note also, due to harsh chemicals used to maintain this facility, if you suffer from any skin irritation or allergy, we suggest you visit your GP for advice prior to your visit.
  • NO PETS

Read about the latest booking Coronavirus updates here.

Please take our your own holiday travel insurance to protect you in the even of any cancellation if you are unable to attend your stay. We do not provide this. No refunds will be given for any cancellations by yourselves or any cancellations by us or you for reasons of Force Majeure (Act of Man/God) beyond our control. Please see our full terms & conditions here.