Wakes Hall Lodges, Wakes Colne, Colchester has been crowned ‘Best Self Catering Facility in Essex’ at the Essex Tourism and Hospitality Awards on 14 October 2015.
The luxury 5 AA star self-catering lodges were launched in 2013 and offer the perfect place to unwind in the tranquil beauty of the Colne Valley. Each lodge, which can accommodate from two to four people, boasts lavish interiors, the very best of open plan living, private terrace with hot tub and dramatic countryside views. The lodges have been specially designed to be carbon neutral and thanks to their eco design keep visitors snug during the winter months.
Commenting on their success, Nicholas Percival, Director, Wakes Hall Lodges, said: “We’ve worked very hard to create a unique setting where visitors from London and the surrounding area can be with us in under an hour and experience the very best of what North East Essex has to offer.” He continued: “The lodges have been fitted with the finest fixtures and fittings and our bathrooms have had guests in awe. We’re delighted to be winners of such a prestigious accolade – thanks to everyone who has supported us over the last few years.”
Wakes Hall Lodges is set within the rolling hillside of the Colne Valley and also offers guests fishing in its two acre lake, which is fully stocked with carp and rudd. Wakes Colne is just a stone’s throw from the historical viaduct at Chapel and just a 20 minute drive from Britain’s oldest recorded town, Colchester and world-renowned Constable country.
The Essex Tourism and Hospitality Awards, recognise the best attractions, restaurants and pubs the county has to offer. The winners in each category are those deemed by the judges to offer the best value for money, variety and quality. Wakes Hall Lodges will now go through to the national final organised by Visit England.