A luxury converted horsebox for quirky glamping with a Middle Earth theme.

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If you are looking for a bit of magic and adventure while luxury camping, look no further. This special glamping accommodation is a recycled horsebox truck designed for modern day hobbits. The main living space includes a fully equipped kitchen (including hot running water) and a rustic dining table and chairs, sofa and little wood burner. A bedroom at the back of the Hobbit Box has a built-in double bunk bed, storage space and a door which leads to a private loo and shower building. Little round windows overlook a wildflower meadow with a background of ancient woodland.

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THE HOBBIT BOX
WHAT’S PROVIDED?
  • Private loo and shower
  • Ready-made beds (2 double beds (bunk bed) in bedroom)

  • Organic towels and flannels  

  • Kitchen linen, washing-up liquid and soaps

  • Complimentary tea tray  

  • Fully-equipped kitchen including fridge

  • Hot and cold running water throughout 

  • Small gas cooker with oven and hot plates

  • Wood-burner for heating

  • Sofa, dining table and chairs

  • Candle lanterns and candle chandelier

  • Electric wall lights and sockets

  • Bags of wood with firelighters, matches and starter supply of candles (extra supplies can be purchased from the onsite pantry shop)

  • Woollen blankets and hot water bottles

  • Clothes airer/washing line

  • Wind up torch  

  • Games and books  

  • Picnic table, Kadai barbeque and fire bowl

  • Hammock and 2 deckchairs 

  • NB. Please check your booking emails to see if blankets/hot water bottles/torch/games/ books have been temporarily removed due to Covid assessments.

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CHECK AVAILABILITY
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BOOKING INFORMATION
GLAMPING HOLIDAY SEASON 2021:  ends 1st November  2022: 1st April - 31st October (the site is closed every winter).
 
GOVERNMENT RULES FOR BOOKINGS: 12th April to 16th May: Only one household per accommodation unit. 
17th May to 20th June: The 'rule of 6' or 2 households rule will apply. 
From19th July: It is expected that these restrictions will be lifted from 19th July.
 

From the 30th October 2020, bookings are NOT insured with MasterCancel due to our insurers withdrawing COVID-19 lockdown cover.  We advise all guests to take out their own travel insurance.

 

In the event of a local or national Lockdown:

If you can't travel due to government COVID-19 restrictions in your area or if you are concerned your holiday destination (Secret Meadows) may be closed please get in touch with us by email or at 01394 337 337.  If either of the above apply you will have the option to transfer your holiday to a date up to the end of the next glamping season or have a full refund, with no administration fee. If you choose your rescheduled dates in a higher price range you will need to pay the difference and if you choose to reschedule in a lower price range the price difference will be refunded.

 

If there is no local or national lockdown preventing you from travelling to stay at Secret Meadows: our normal deposit and balance terms and conditions apply: 30% non refundable deposit with the balance payment being non refundable within 10 weeks of the holiday start date.

 

Hot tub and hen coop hire update: We are offering these again from 2021.  We will continue to carry out risk assessments and if we are unable to offer either of these again we will issue refunds for the hot tub and/or hen coop hire fees.

 

Family-only bookings apply to the following periods in 2021: 
30 Apr - 2 May, 28 May - 6 Jun,  16 Jul - 29 Aug, 22 - 29 Oct 2021
2022: 1 Apr - 18 Apr, 29 Apr - 1 May, 27 May - 5 Jun, 15 Jul - 2 Sep, 21 Oct - 28 Oct

 

Prices include ready-made beds, organic towels, flannels and kitchen linen. 

 

  • Arrival time: 4pm - 6pm.  Departure time: by 10 am.  Early arrival (from 2pm) and late check out (by midday) can be booked in advance, subject to availability.  A £29 fee applies per option. 
  • Deposit: 30% of total accommodation cost.  
  • Balance: due 10 weeks before start of holiday.
  • Accommodation at Secret Meadows: 6 Luxury Lodge Tents including one with hot tub, a Two Storey Luxury Safari Tent, Gypsy's Rest and the Hobbit Box. 'Luxury Lodge Tent (Elec & WIFI)' is set in a wooded area at the edge of a meadow, close to the parking area and has electricity and WIFI while the other tents are at the back of the same meadow.  Please let us know if you'd like us to send you a map of the site.
  • Minimum booking slots: Peak season: 3 night weekends, 4 night midweek stays.  Low season: 2, 3 or 4 night midweek stays. 2 or 3 night weekends during late April and late September and October (options are displayed in the availability calendar).
  • We keep school holidays as family time so adult-only groups are not permitted during school holidays (see above). Further details are listed in our Terms and Conditions.
  • Pet Policy: Dogs are not allowed during the main summer holidays (to reduce impact on the nature reserve during our peak holiday season) but are welcome at other times at 5 of our Luxury lodge Tents, the two storey tent and Gypsy's Rest.  A £29 fee (per dog) applies (incudes package). Please see our Terms and Conditions.
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THOSE LITTLE EXTRA TOUCHES

Choose from a range of tempting packages. We've included a few practical hire items too.

 

The Chicken And The Egg (Private hen coop hire): Your own hen coop at your tent with friendly hens to provide you with fresh eggs. We supply you with hen feed and bedding so that you can look after them during your stay. Eggs are not guaranteed but an entertaining experience is!

£29 per weekend/midweek or £35 per week

 

FOOD OR CELEBRATIONS PACKAGES

 You can see the contents lists on the online booking form or we can email a copy to you.  Orders need to be placed at least 5 days prior to arrival.

  

Luxury Breakfast Hamper (meat or veggie)
A great start to the day with a box full of ingredients for a delicious breakfast.  
£59.99 for up to 6 people (or 2 breakfasts for up to 3 people)

 

Barbeque Box (meat or veggie)
All the food you need for a sizzling barbeque. 
£49.99 for up to 6 people (or 2 BBQs for up to 3 people).  Does not include charcoal (option to purchase British charcoal at The Wood Store onsite) 

 

Celebration or Birthday Package

For celebrating special occasions at Secret Meadows. Includes Adnams Prosecco or Ale and locally-made cake plus we'll decorate your accommodation with colourful balloons (and birthday bunting for birthdays).

£44.99 for up to 6 people

 

THE PRACTICAL EXTRAS
High Chair Hire 

We have several wooden high chairs for hire. 
£6 per glamping accommodation

 

Travel Cot Hire
Wooden travel cots come with a fibre mattress and mattress protector (no bed linen is included).
£11 per glamping accommodation

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YOUR OWN HEN COOP
FARM PANTRY

The farm pantry is stocked by our local farm shop with a variety of high quality food and drink. If you don’t find all you need here, the village farm shop is less than a ten minutes drive away.  

Also, you can order shopping through the farm shop to be here on your arrival day.  Deliveries are usually at 5-7pm: Order Online — Grange Farm Shop

 

Some of the items on sale in the farm pantry (the list below gives a good indication of products but sometimes stocks vary)....

 

Essentials
Bread from a local award-winning bakery, milk, eggs, butter, locally-made jam, Suffolk honey, fairtrade sugars, fairtrade hot chocolate, fairtrade teas, herbal tea, fairtrade coffee beans (for the coffee grinder provided), local rapeseed oil, cheeses, cream, pasta, rice, spaghetti.

 

For added flavour

Pasta/pizza sauce, pesto, hummus, Stokes (locally made) sauces, chutney, cider vinegar, sea salt, black pepper, mixed herbs.

 

For a good start to the day
Organic cereals and porridge oats, local apple juice, frozen croissants and pain au chocolat.

 

For a snack temptation
Tyrells crisps, quinoa crisps, lentil crisps, locally-baked buns and cakes.

 

Fishy
Smoked salmon, kippers, fish pate.

 

Meaty
Local bacon, choice of local sausages, local beef burgers, Sutton Hoo chicken.

 

Veggie
Veggie burgers, veggie sausages.

 

For refreshment
Belvoir sparkling pressés, local farm-pressed apple juice, fruit cordials.

 

For those hot summer days
Local ice-cream mini tubs, ice lollies.

 

For a sweet tooth
Biscuits, chocolate buttons and bars, tubs of sweets, nougat, marshmallows (for toasting on the
fire).

 

Accessories
Tin foil, natural hand-made soaps, Feuerhand oil lanterns.

 

Practical
Extra firewood, charcoal, matches, firelighters, recycled sawdust logs, candles, extra loo rolls, tissues, oil lantern hire.

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