- 2 guests
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Pet Friendly
Everything you could need on a short city break in Bath...
Regardless of whether you are travelling alone or as a couple, this stylish 1 bedroom lodge will provide you with everything that you need on a short break in Bath Mill. Available to book for 2, 3 or 4 nights, the Norland lodge accommodation is luxurious yet affordable and perfect for business or leisure breaks which are sure to leave a lasting impression.
Complete with a super king size bed and en-suite bath and shower; it’s the perfect upgrade from a noisy hotel room in Bath city centre. Not only is it peaceful, but is also offers guests completely free car parking right outside their lodge.
The kitchen in the Norland lodge only has a microwave, fridge, toaster and kettle and does not have a full kitchen.
- Bed and bath
- Bed linen and towels
- Double bed
- Central heating
- Freeview TV
- Free Wifi
Notes for guests
Smoking is prohibited whilst staying in the Norland Lodge at Bath Mill Lodge Retreat.
why book at Bath Mill?
We offer a wide range of holiday homes at Bath Mill, including our large four-bedroom lodges, perfect for epic family and friendly holiday breaks. Our Norland Lodges are ideal for a romantic getaway to the city; this one-bedroom style lodge has a high-end studio apartment feel, and everything you need for self-catering weekend. If you’re looking for a one-night city break in Bath, our Delaford lodges are for you: these stylish studio lodges have everything you need and are perfect for a corporate night stay or a couple’s night out in the city!
Enjoy mouth-watering dishes from our Brook Bar & Bistro, where you can relax with your favourite drink and head out to the terrace to soak up the sun and the peaceful atmosphere of the resort. Don’t miss out on your weekly workout, either – our gym has everything you need, including cardio machines and free weights.
Meet the best of both worlds at Bath Mill, on your city break.
The Jane Austen Centre
For any bookworms or Jane Austen fans, this centre gives you an insight into the life and works of Jane Austen. Get ready for a fully immersive experience as you see guides dressed in traditional regency costume. Tours around the city are also available for those wanting to gain more information about her life in the city.
The Roman Baths
These historical baths constructed in 70AD can be found in Bath City Centre and are believed to be one of the best preserved Roman remains in the world. It’s a must visit for anyone interested in the history of Bath, with an interactive museum and the chance to explore the ruins.
Bristol Zoo is the fifth oldest zoo in the world and is located just half an hour’s drive from our Cheddar Woods Resort & Spa. Since 1836 the zoo has been welcoming visitors through its doors. So why not take a walk around the aquarium, visit the Gorillas, watch the penguins, or head to the Meerkat Lookout.
30% off at Longleat
Enjoy a safari drive through at Longleat where you can see animals such as lions, cheetahs and rhinos all from the comfort of your car, or why not choose to explore the stately home that dates back to 1580. You can either be guided through the house by a tour guide or explore everything the house has to offer for yourself. If you choose to head to Longleat for a day out then don’t forget to book your tickets at our reception for 30% discount.
Visit the house and gardens of the historic Forde Abbey which has been used for as a filming location for a BBC drama and various period films. You can explore the great house, take a walk around the grounds, pick your own fruit (usually available during the summer months) or head to the tearooms.
The Tank Museum has the world’s best collection of tanks and with nine exhibitions of tanks, you’re sure to be kept busy if you choose to visit this museum. You’ll get the chance to discover the history of these military vehicles, learn about the women who built them and immerse yourself in history as you walk through a 1940’s street.
Axe Valley Wildlife Park
This small zoo is found in the Axe Valley just 10 minutes from the resort. From zebras to birds and meerkats, there is plenty to see at this Wildlife Park and it’s perfect for younger families looking for a day out.
If you’re looking for a fun outdoor activity that the whole family can get involved in then why not go on a Fossil Walk. The trips take about 3 hours. These walks are really popular so make sure you book in advance.
Lyme Rib Rides
Choose to have a leisurely boat trip or a thrill-seeking fast trip to see the stunning Jurassic Coastline. Lyme Rib Rides is a family run business and all of their rides are run by qualified and experienced skippers. They offer a variety of trips between the months of April and October.
Brownsea Island is part of the National Trust and sits in Poole Harbour. The island is a wildlife sanctuary, thanks to the natural habitat, and it’s a great place to visit for those wanting to bird watch or spot a red squirrel.
Walk in the steps of royalty as you learn the history of Lulworth Castle. It was originally built in the early 17th century to entertain Kings, Queens and aristocrats. Enjoy a picnic on the grounds or climb the castle tower for views towards the Jurassic Coast and of the Purbeck countryside.
Cholsey and Wallingford Railway
Make the most of the South Oxfordshire countryside when you take a ride on the Cholsey and Wallingford Railway. The railway line, which was first opened in 1866, takes you on a scenic route through the countryside where you can get the chance to see red kites and also for book lovers, it offers the chance to see Cholsey Church where the famous writer Agatha Christie is buried.
Wallingford Castle which sits alongside the River Thames offers a great day out for those wanting to learn more about local history. Although there are only parts of the castle still standing, the grounds are now home to public gardens which offer plenty of space to relax and view the colourful flower beds.
Aston Martin Heritage Trust and Museum
The Aston Martin Heritage Trust and Museum is a must visit for any car enthusiast. Not only do you get the chance to see the A3 which is the oldest Aston Martin vehicle, but you can also view racing memorabilia and trophies and even take a look at some of the engines. Entrance into the museum is extremely popular so it is recommended to book in advance.
Osborne House is best known as the former holiday home of the late Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert. It was bought by the couple in 1845. Today the house and its grounds are open to the public for them to explore its history.
Home to the Princess Beatrice Garden and known for being the royal prison to Charles I, Carisbrooke Castle is steeped in history. Take a walk round the castle grounds and enjoy the views from the castle keep or discover how to fire the castle’s cannons.
As well as being able to visit rescued monkeys and animals including owls and tortoises while at this primate rescue centre, Monkey Haven also has outdoor play areas with rope bridges, slides and see-saws.
BirdWorld is home to more than 2,000 birds. Why not jump on the train which takes you around the park? Or purchase some food on arrival so you can feed the birds yourself? There’s also plenty of displays either at the Jenny Wren Farm or when it’s the penguin’s feeding time.
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
There are a wide variety of attractions and animals to see at the Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park. You can either wander around the botanical gardens, visit the tomb of the pharaohs or visit the animals which include African penguins, sea lions, leopards and much more. Oh and don’t forget to visit the dinosaur models and search for fossils too!
Rural Life Living Museum
The Rural Life Living Museum dates back to 1973 and now has over 30 buildings spread out across 10 acres. You can walk into old school buildings, chapels and cricket pavilions and discover their history and role in village life.
Isle of Wight Zoo
The Isle of Wight Zoo is set inside the former Sandown Fort and is less than 30 minutes’ drive from Woodside Bay and Woodside Coastal resorts. The zoo's main focus is on tigers and lemurs but they do have a range of animals to discover such as farm animals, monkeys and lions.
There is plenty on offer at Illfracombe’s Harbour, whether you want to spend your day fishing, explore the sea life or head on a coastal cruise. You can grab a bite to eat in the one of the many pubs, restaurants and cafes or just sit and watch the world go by as boats come in and out of the harbour.
The Tarka Trail is a 180 mile route which you can either cycle or walk and take in the stunning Devonshire countryside. You can choose to do one of the shorter routes which are designed to take just a few hours if you wish but whichever route you decide on you’ll be able to enjoy the scenery of the beaches, woodlands and rivers.
Located around 50 minutes from our Tilford Woods resort, Thorpe Park is packed with thrilling rides, water rides and outdoor attractions to keep the whole family busy for the day. There are over 8 themed areas to discover and rides such as the Rumba Rapids, Nemesis Inferno or the Flying Fish.
The Big Sheep
If you love animals and theme parks then The Big Sheep is the attraction for you. It’s a working farm which means you’ll get to see animals such as pigs, sheep, alpacas and llamas. There’s also plenty of outdoor space to play, roller-coaster rides and a Barn Cafe.
South West Coastal Path
Spanning 630 miles from Minehead near Exmoor to Poole Harbour, this route is known as the UK’s longest National Trail and is a must for any keen walker. You can choose to walk it in parts, thanks to the hundreds of circular walks available, or take on the massive route all in one go.
Bude Surfing Experience
For outdoor water sports activities visit The Bude Surfing Experience. Not only do they offers lessons and private tuition but you can hire your own equipment or learn how to paddle board too.
Learn all about Bude and the surrounding area and also discover the history of this Grade II historic castle by visiting the heritage centre located in the castle. There are art galleries to view and a café available at the site too.
Alton Towers, which is one of the most popular theme parks in the UK is just a 30 minute drive from our Rivendale Lodge Retreat. There are plenty of thrilling rides to try out that are suitable for all ages.
Erdigg Hall was built between 1684 and 1687 and is situated on the outskirts of Wrexham. It’s has a great outdoor space for the whole family to explore, dogs too (as long as they’re on leads). There are gardens to roam and three different walking trails. You can also explore inside the grand stately home which has lots of secrets to uncover.
The Eden Project
Visit the rainforest and Mediterranean biomes in all their glory when you take a trip to the Eden Project. You can follow the family trails, take a SkyWire, walk along the Rainforest Canopy Walkway or walk round the outdoor gardens.
Crinch Tramway Village
Hop on a tram for a ride through the decades if you visit Crinch Tramway Village. There are indoor exhibitions, woodland walks and trail to follow and you can also walk down a recreated period street, sit inside the pub or browse the shops.
10% off at GYG Karting
If you’re looking for a fun day out for the whole family, then GYG Karting is a great fun escape. Nestled in the valley between Corwen and Betws-y-Coed, you can race round the British Championship Circuit to your hearts content surrounded by stunning welsh scenery and mountains. If you're staying with us enter 'Darwin' at the GYG Karting checkout for 10% off.
Camel Creek Adventure Park
From log flumes to go-karts and plenty of places to stop and eat and drink, Camel Creek Adventure Park has plenty of rides, attractions and indoor and outdoor play areas making it a fun-filled day for all ages.
30% Off at Chester Zoo
Chester Zoo is one of the most popular zoos in the UK and is just a short drive away from our North Wales resorts. It provides a full day of exploring and sightseeing and with over 35,000 animals, you’ll be kept busy all day long. Darwin Escapes has a long-standing partnership with Chester Zoo, which means you can grab 30% off your tickets by booking at our reception.
Explore the glory of Chatsworth House which is owned by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire. There is plenty to see if you take a walk around its 105 acre garden, head to the farmyard to see the animals or dine in one of the restaurants or cafes.
Found just outside the Newquay centre, Newquay Zoo offers you the chance to see over 1,000 of the world’s rarest species. There are activity trails and woodland walks to explore including a children’s play area and a Dragon maze.
Kent and East Sussex Railway
Take a picturesque ride on a historic locomotive. This 10 and a half mile railway line goes between Bodiam and Tenterden and you can choose to hop off and on the train at any station in between.
The Dyserth Waterfall is a hidden gem of North Wales and is a must see if you’re staying on our resort. There are a few hidden caves to explore and it is well worth the climb to the top to see the stunning views.
Manorafon Farm Park
If you’re looking for a hands on experience for your little ones then head down to Manorafon Farm where you get the opportunity to become a farmer and you could be feeding lambs or bathing pigs. There is also plenty of outdoor areas to run and explore including an indoor Silly Sheep Play Barn.
Bodnant Garden is a world-famous garden which was founded in 1874 and is a must visit if you’re staying in North Wales. There are acres of land to explore and plenty of beautiful gardens to wander all year round. There is also a tearoom so you can have a bite to eat after walking the grounds.
The newly built SC2 Rhyl is a fun day out for the whole family. If you’re looking for a day out full of water activities, then grab your swimwear and head to the SC2 waterpark which provides water slides, splash pad and a Piranha Play area which is great for younger visitors.
The Rhyl Pavilion theatre is just a short drive from New Pines Holiday Home and is a great way to spend your evening if you enjoy live music or comedy, drama and musical productions or a traditional family pantomime. Keep an eye on the Darwin Escapes blog for information on upcoming shows and competitions.
Welsh Mountain Zoo
The Welsh Mountain Zoo is located in Colwyn Bay just 10 minutes in a car from our resort. It’s the oldest zoo in Wales and was opened in 1963. You can expect to see over 140 species at this welsh zoo including Snow Leopards, Lemurs and Flamingos.
Located by the promenade in the seaside town of Llandudno, Venue Cymru is the perfect stop for theatre lovers. They have a range of West End shows running throughout the year including music gigs and creative and art themed events and fairs which make a great day out for the family. Keep an eye on the Darwin Escapes blog for discounted tickets to family friendly shows and competitions.
Since 1482 this manor house surrounded by a moat has belonged to the Bedingfield family. Now part of the National Trust, this historic home is now open to the public with free house and garden tours. There are plenty of woodland walks and the opportunity to build dens which is bound to keep the younger ones entertained for hours.
Take a trip to Wildwood for the chance to some of Britain’s native animals such as red squirrels, deer, owls and wolfs. Spend your time exploring the woodland and learning all about Wildwood’s conservation efforts.
Flambards Theme Park
Flambards Theme Park provides a fun day out packed full of things to see and do for the whole family. Choose from thrill-seeking to traditional rides, take a walk around the Victorian Village or see what life was like for those living through World War II in the Britain in Blitz Indoor Attraction.
For outdoor sports look no further than Lizard Adventure. Whether you want to try out kayaking, wall climbing, paddle boarding or coasteering, you can do it all thanks to Lizard Adventure.
The Sandringham Estate is well known as her Majesty the Queen’s country retreat. The estate is located just 20 minutes from our resort, so why not take one of the guided talks around the stately home, visit the Sandringham Transport museum or pack a picnic and sit and eat in the Country Park admiring the countryside views.
This medieval castle founded in the 11th century is located in the coastal town of Dover. You can discover the history of the castle and the vital role it played during both world wars. There are also over 80 acres of grounds to walk around and you can also explore the Great Tower and the castle’s tunnels.
Sea Life Hunstanton Aquarium
This aquarium has a range of family friendly exhibits including an ocean tank which contains over 30 different species of fish and an underwater viewing seal enclosure. Don’t forget to visit the tropical reef and penguin beach while you’re there too!
Jorvik Viking Centre
The Jorvick Viking Centre really is a treat for all of the senses as soon as you step through the door you’re transported back to the Viking-Age. Take the tour around the museum for a truly memorable experience of what life would have been like in York during the Viking era.
National Railway Museum
Take a look behind the magnificent and iconic locomotives on show at the National Railway Museum in York. This museum has the largest railway collection in the world and is a great place to visit for those who want to learn more about the history of the railways.
Burnby Hall Gardens
Burnby Hall Gardens makes a great all round trip out for the whole family to enjoy. For the history lovers why not take a walk around the Stewart Museum or if you love the outdoors why not roam the numerous gardens.
Kilnwick Percy Nature Trail
If you’re looking to enjoy the local nature walks whilst staying at the Kilnwick Percy Resort, then ask a member of our team about our 2 mile nature trail around the perimeter of our golf course in the Yorkshire Wolds. This is great fun for all the family as you head out on adventure to find the clues and the follow the footpaths.
Explore the beautiful natural surroundings of Ullswater Lake by taking a 20 mile walking route around the perimeter. You can walk it in sections if you wish or instead why not take a trip on the Ullswater ‘Steamers’ which run throughout the year.
Keswick Climbing Wall and Outdoor Activity Centre
Keswick Climbing Wall is a must visit for those wanting to take part in either indoor or outdoor activities. It has something for everyone, if you want to try out indoor climbing, kayaking, and archery or take a trip on a zip wire, this is the place for you.
Derwent Pencil Museum
Located just 15 minutes from Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, Derwent Pencil Museum is home to the world’s first pencil. Enjoy an immersive experience with this trip and also discover the full history of the pencil including secret pencils which were used during World War II.
If you’re wanting to soak up the outdoors then Rookin House Lakeland Activities provides a variety of activities for all ages. You could go on a family horse trek through the Lakeland countryside or the younger ones could try their hand at archery, clay pigeon shooting or fishing.
Go Ape Whinlatter
At 1,000 feet above sea level, it makes it the highest GoApe location, why not push the boundaries and take on this GoApe treetop course. It overlooks the stunning views from the top of the Whinlatter Pass and if heights aren’t your thing you can take a Segway along the forest paths.
Lake District Wildlife Park
Just a 5 minute drive from Keswick Reach Lodge Retreat, this 24 acre wildlife park makes a great day out for the whole family to enjoy. There are over 100 species to see whilst at the Wildlife Park and you can also book experiences such as Meet the Meerkats or Alpaca Walking.
This historic house built in 1605 is located just a short drive from Thanet Well. Take a stroll round the beautiful gardens or explore the history hidden inside the house itself.
Culzean Castle offers something for everyone from woodlands and gardens to beaches, adventure play areas for children, a historical castle to explore and somewhere to stop for refreshments too! The estate was once the home to the 10th Earl of Cassillis, David Kennedy and is now open to the public for them to enjoy and explore.
You can explore the history behind the 14th century Dundonald Castle if you visit the castle grounds and museum which is just a short 10 minute drive from Dundonald Links. View models depicting what the castle will have looked like throughout the centuries or take a walk to the site to enjoy the spectacular coastal views.
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