Book a Lodge

Stay at one of our 2 lovely wooden Lodges located here at the Retreat!

The Donkey Lodge or the Turkey Lodge

The Donkey Lodge (1 bed) sleeps up to 4 people and up to 2 dogs

The Turkey Lodge (2 bed) sleeps up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children - No space for dogs in Turkey Lodge

You can stay:

1 night Wednesdays only at £115

2 nights Thursday and Friday or Saturday and Sunday at £125 per night

4 nights Thursday to Sunday at £480 total (saving £20)

5 nights Wednesday to Sunday at £565 total (saving £50)

Check in at 2pm

Check out at 10am

Welcome packs available :) 

The Sanctuary and Café-Restaurant are open Thursdays to Sundays

12-4pm & Saturdays 12-6pm

24h vending machine available for snacks and drinks

Prices may vary during Christmas and New Year

Our Lodges have shower, outside composting toilet, fridge, hob, microwave, kettle, toaster, towels & bedding, board games & books and your own outside dining area

No TV or Wi-Fi

During your visit it is optional but you can of course volunteer and help us out with any kind of work from looking after our friendly animals to giving a hand at the café or thrift shop

Free parking on premises for all our Lodge guests

Please get in touch through the form to arrange your visit!

Enquire about availability
Would you like to volunteer during your stay? (it's optional)

Go to our Visit page to find out how to visit us 

Our Volunteer page has all the ways available for volunteering

Please check our Events page to see the amazing events we organise!

Check our Personal Tours page for exclusive tours around the Retreat! Perks included :))

Our vegan-only Café-Restaurant is impossible to miss during your visit!

Let's double in size

With 1,250+ animal residents and 20,000+ animals saved over our 30 years of operation, there's land on sale next to The Retreat and we have to double in size so we can help many more animals! For them.
All they need is your help <3



We Need Your Support Today!

The Retreat Animal Rescue & Sanctuary
est. 1989

The Retreat

Brickyard Farm, Cripple Hill
High Halden, Kent, TN26 3LJ, UK



For generic enquiries:

+44 (0)7514 114613

For animal rescue emergencies:

+44(0)7720 495238

Registered Charity: 1105654

Visit Us

Free Entry & Parking


Thursdays 12:00 - 16:00

Fridays 12:00 - 16:00

Saturdays 12:00 - 16:00

Sundays 12:00 - 16:00

(March to November every year)

Go to our Visit page for more info

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The Retreat offers much needed support to all animals - farmed, domestic and wild.

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