Relax and Recharge in the Beautiful Surroundings of Head Fen Country Retreat

Discover our Spacious Self Catering Lodges

Fishing Lodges with Great Facilities and Hot Tubs!

Accommodation to Suit Every Need

Our modern and perfectly equipped self catering accommodation is designed with privacy in mind and comprises a range of exquisite pine lodges that sleep from one to six people, and a larger self catering cottage that can sleep two to six people. There is accommodation to suit all groups at Head Fen Country retreat, from cosy and romantic shepherd’s huts to our superior lodges set on their own lake with a private fishing peg on your very own deck. All of our lodges include sumptuous interiors and a terrace with hot tub for your exclusive use.

Premium Lodges

Cathedral View, Sleep 2-6

Family Lodges

Egret, Sleeps 2-4

Mini Lodges

Sleep 2

The Cottage

Egret House

Shepherd’s Huts

Sleep 2

Camping & Caravans

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head fen country retreat hot Tub On Terrace

A Restful Break, a Fishing Holiday
or Romantic Weekend Away

Head Fen Country Retreat combines creature comforts with excellent lake fishing, your group can relax in spacious lodges and cosy Shepherd’s huts that come with the luxury of their own private hot tub and terrace. As a gated resort, you can be assured of a high level of security on site.

The 10 acre site has three well stocked lakes for fishing, plus a reservoir that is exclusively available to guests staying in our superior Cathedral View lodges that overlook the lake.

Our lodges have super fast WiFi, smart TVs, heating and air conditioning and ample parking. Kitchens are well equipped and bathrooms luxurious. We pride ourselves on the small details that make your stay just that bit more special, from crisp bed linen to our celebration bundles that make your stay so memorable.

Discover a new sense of wellbeing.

A Beautiful Location

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Whether you want to explore the footpaths, take a cycle ride or simply sit back and relax on your terrace, Head Fen Country Retreat is the perfect ‘get-away-from-it-all’ destination, allowing you to recharge in nature.

Located in the heart of the expansive and characterful Cambridgeshire fens, a land of agriculture and big skies, Head Fen Country Retreat enjoys a wealth of wildlife on its doorstep – internationally recognised nature reserve Welney Wetland Centre is close by, as well as Wicken Fen, one of Europe’s most important wetlands and home to over 9000 species.

Try our Superior Lodges

For the height of luxury, stay in our Cathedral View Lodges – our very best accommodation. These superior and spacious lodges include two bedrooms and a sofa bed, an open plan lounge/dining area, plus a well appointed kitchen. Adding an extra layer of luxury, on their large private terraces overlooking one of our lakes there is a hot tub for each lodge, with Cathedral View 3 even boasting a sauna.

Latest News

Latest Specimen Carp Catch on our Reservoir

Latest Specimen Carp Catch on our Reservoir

In the first week of May 2022 one of our guests staying in Cathedral View Lodge number 3 caught this wonderful specimen common carp on the Reservoir lake. The carp weighed a stunning 29lb 8oz and has been named 'Coopers Common'! To book one of these Cathedral View...

Prosecco and ice cream for our guests!

Prosecco and ice cream for our guests!

We recently had a prosecco bar and ice cream van visit for our camping and lodge guests, this was a great success and went down a treat as you can see i these pictures.  

Luxury Fishing Lodges with Hot Tubs

Head Fen Country Retreat combines creature comforts with excellent lake fishing, your family can relax in a spacious and luxurious lodge that includes a private hot tub, or try one of our cosy Shepherd’s Huts. The 10 acre site has three well stocked lakes, plus a reservoir that is exclusively available to guests staying in our premium Cathedral View lodges.

Our facilities and the Local Area







You won’t have seen skies as big as we are blessed with here, sunrise and sunset are cinematic in their grandeur. Ornithologists will have a field day in the area, being very close to Welney Marshes Nature Reserve. Fishermen and women have to only walk a few feet to use their private fishing peg included in the price of the holiday. We are 10 minutes from the historic city of Ely, 30 minutes from Cambridge and an hour from Norwich, oh, and just a few steps from your very own hot tub.