secret peek into the Blue Tit world

Our live camera in a Blue Tit nest has proved a big hit with customers in reception. In 2 weeks customers have watched them turn from pink hatchlings into little birds.  They are already testing their wings so will soon be venturing into the big wide world.

The new toilet block has arrived for our campers

Our Cider Mill camping field now boasts a brand new purpose built toilet block.  It houses 5 showers, 7 toilets and a washing-up area.  It also includes an impressive washroom fully equipped for our disabled guests with full wheelchair access.visit our website for...

Autumn promotion – 20% off lodge holidays

Come and join us as the season changes and soak up the beautiful autumnal colours. Take advantage of our special offer of 20% discount off weeks or short breaks taken in any of our lodges from 29th October to 20th December 2016.   Please phone or email us direct and...

Pets go Free – hurry!!!

Book before 3rd October for a stay in any of our lodges during 2016 (excluding 22-29 October & X-mas & New Year) and bring up to 2 pets free! Hurry and save yourself up to £80 off a week’s holiday.  Check availability and book your stay...

Two’s Company….

It’s hard work being a newly hatched duckling and these two Mallards have found a welcome lily pad each for a quick...

Getting ready for the Spring bank holiday

Preparations are under way for a busy weekend with customers staying in our lodges, camping pods, touring field and bunkhouse. We will even have wood fired pizza’s available on Saturday and Sunday evening, made from scratch and cooked in a mobile pizza oven on...

Hedgehog Awareness week

This week has been hedgehog awareness week (1-7 May) and as it draws to a close we finally get a glimpse of this one on our wildlife camera rummaging around under the bird tables under cover of darkness. It doesn’t look as big as an adult so hopefully it means...

Will & Kate surrender to the 3 young guns

Peace has been restored to Woodside Lodges after Will & Kate finally surrender to the youngsters and leave to find a new nesting site for this year. And this has all happened just as the results from Will’s tag have revealed he was hatched just 55km from...

Ancient Wassail comes to Woodside

Around 100 people of all ages braved the cold weather to join in a Wassail here at Woodside Lodges.   Wassail is a pagan ritual of blessing the trees to ward off evil spirits and to ask for a bumper harvest and was held in cooperation with The Big Apple Association....