Top AA rating for Wakes Hall Lodges

The owners of Wakes Hall Lodges, one of Essex’s hidden gems, are celebrating after scooping a prestigious AA five-star award in only their second season.

The five lodges, nestled on a private estate amid the tranquil beauty of the Colne Valley, have been rated as “exceptional and outstanding” by independent judges.

Owners Nick and Clare Percival commented: “We have worked extremely hard to make our lodges the best they can be, providing a perfect venue for a quiet getaway or fantastic accommodation for visitors to the area.

“It is a tremendous achievement as we are just entering our second summer season to be recognised by the AA, and given the top award. The team here at Wakes Hall Lodges are justifiably pleased and proud.”

Wakes Hall Lodges offer luxury one or two-bedroom holiday accommodation complete with outside hot tub and close to a private fishing lake. They provide a perfect getaway for couples or families to relax and spend quality time together.

A five-star self-catering rating from the AA means accommodation has exceptional and outstanding levels of comfort throughout. High quality furniture with striking interior design, an excellent range of kitchen appliances, cookware, crockery, cutlery and utensils all in pristine condition.

Accommodation assessed by the AA is rated under a set of common quality standards agreed by and AA and the UK tourist authorities. The common standards make types of accommodation easy to understand and give visitors confidence that establishments can meet the standards you require.