21 Jul - 24 Jul

Sun - Wed • 3 nights


Book Cabin
experience name = Monty
product = Monty


North of London

Dog Friendly
1hr from London
Great trails

Monty is less than an hour from London, yet feels like you've been transported to rural countryside. Located in Gaddesden, you have views of rolling hills and great trails on your doorstep. 

Built for comfortable slow living, Monty has a powerful hot shower, cosy log burner and hotel quality bed linen by Piglet in Bed. Stocked with games, books and an instant camera - perfect for a digital detox in nature. Monty is a dog-friendly cabin so you can bring pooch along too. 

Sun - Wed • 3 nights

21 Jul - 24 Jul

Sleeps 2
Dog Friendly

Breakfast available


Book Cabin


What's included

Luxury double bed with Piglet bedding
Instant camera with 10 pack of film
Well equipped kitchen
Board games, books and radio
Fresh tea and coffee
Phone lockbox for a 3 night digital detox
Rain shower, towels and toiletries
Eco-composting toilet
Outdoor fire pit and indoor wood burner
*N.B. for safety reasons the fire pit may be removed in summer
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1 hour from north London

Gaddesden, Hertfordshire

Monty is located on the edge of a woodland with views of quintessentially British countryside. The estate is host to long grass fields with sheep grazing and country homes with unique architecture. Wander to the Alford Arms for dinner or a drink. 

🚗 1 hr drive from North London
🚂 23 min train from London Euston  
🚕 12 min taxi from Hemel Hempstead station

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Our highlights

Our fave things to do near Monty 

The Alford Arms

Snap up some great pub grub at The Alford Arms, a 25 min walk away. Or head to the Red Lion for a pizza or a pitstop.

The Chiltern Way

Monty is nestled in the middle of The Chiltern Way, rich with rolling hills, country homes and forests. Venture for as long or little as you like.   

Local farm shop

Rumblers Farm Shop is a quaint nearby favourite, selling local produce, cakes, veggies and lots pumpkins during autumn.


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Find the answer to our most frequently wondered things. Read all FAQs here. 

You can travel to Monty via car or public transport (train and short taxi ride). 

After booking your chosen cabin, you’ll receive an online ‘Welcome Guide’ detailing the exact location of the cabin and directions by car or train and taxi. If you’re travelling by train, we highly recommend booking your connecting taxi in advance, as rural locations don’t tend to have Uber!

The cabin is your space to relax in any way you like to, but we’ve kitted it out with lots of phone-free activities, including:

📚 A selection of our fave books 
👾 Board games 
🃏 Diary of CEO Conversation Cards 
📻 Radio Cassette Player + Tapes 
📸 Instant Camera + 10 free films 
🗺 Map and compass 

And of course you might want to head out and explore the local area. The map and welcome guide include recommendations of restaurants, cafes and other attractions nearby.

Check-in is at 3pm
Check-out is at 10am 

If you'd prefer to arrive a little earlier on your first day, you can purchase early check-in for £25, so you can arrive any time from 1pm.

You can add a breakfast hamper to your booking for £45 which includes milk, eggs, fresh sourdough, butter, sausages, bacon and apple juice. Vegetarian hampers are also available that substitutes meat with jam and cheese. 

For other meals, all cabins have a well-equipped kitchen including a mini-fridge and gas hob to cook up your fave meals. We include pots, pans, cooking utensils and even chef knives. Plus, loose leaf tea, coffee beans, oil, salt and pepper. 

If you’re looking for a night or two away from the stove, there’s always plenty of nearby pubs and restaurants listed in our cabin guides.

Yes! All our cabins have hot showers and an eco-composting toilet in an indoor bathroom. We provide eco-friendly toiletries and luxury towels, too!

Yes! Our cabins are perfect for a solo digital detox. They are on private land and is lockable from the inside and outside. We're on hand on cabin support if you need us too. 

We include enough firewood for your first night. You can add full log store access to your booking for £20 on checkout, which includes firewood, kindling and firelighters. 

We recommend you unplug for the full duration of your stay to get the most from your digital detox, but this is totally self-policed. Our lockboxes have a padlock and key, with the key in a sealed envelope, so if you want to unlock it, you can. 

We provide you with a Nokia so you can reach our cabin support team and contact friends and family if you need to. The number for the Nokia will be shared with you in advance of your stay.

All our stays are 3 or 4 nights as this is the minimum time it takes to fully switch off and reap the benefits of nature and time offline. You can read more about 'The 3 Day Effect' here. 

We know plans can change, so we’ll always do what we can to accommodate booking amendments. If your check-in date is over 28 days away, your stay can be rebooked for a new date or you can request a voucher, or a full refund. If your check-in date is within 14-28 days, you can move your stay to a future date, or request a voucher equal to the payment you have made. Cancellations or amendments are unfortunately not possible if your check-in date is in or within 14 days. All bookings have a 48 hour cooling off period, so if you change your mind you can reschedule your stay or get a full refund. Rescheduled stays are non-refundable.

You can read our full terms & conditions here.

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