At Griffon Forest we're always keen to receive your comments & feedback as it helps us find ways to increase the enjoyment of your holiday with us.

To make your own personal comments about your experience at Griffon Forest contact us or email enquiries@griffonforest.co.uk

Here's a selection from previous and regular visitors...



Harry and Ann - Nov 2013

Excellent break. Book for next year. Staff very friendly.

Luke and Jayne - Hartlepool - Nov 13

Absolutely fantastic, will be returning for sure.

Hazel & Graham - Teeside - Nov 2013

As always a lovely relaxing break, we've been many times now and never failed to see badgers which we love. Thank you.

Jyoti Masih - October 13

I stayed in lodge 34 - gardeners and it was secluded and peaceful - just what we required for a mini honeymoon break. The lodge was clean and well maintained, and very romantic. We loved the little touches, like the wine and chocolates, milk and choccie biscuits. Our dog loved the stay too, and found the place to be evry dog friendly, esp with the kennels that were available on site, so we had peace of mind when leaving the dog for a few hours! Very peaceful and i'd not hesitate to come and stay again. The hot tub was amazing - the perfect added touch to the cold weather and a romantic break. The only downside was that the forrest is not that big. We had explored everything in one day. Would love to come back and visit in the snow!

Ellen and Allan - Norfolk - September 2013

This has been a WOW factor holiday! We are de-stressed and very relaxed. But back to work - oh no! Thank you for all your hard work to make this retreat one to return to :)


Paul and Gale - Northumberland - July '13

We had a fantasic stay the lodge is beautiful and is the ideal setting to spend a wonderufl time together.

We would definitely love to come back again, its perfect.

Also the Tykes restaurant is brilliant.




Tracey & Ste - May ‘13


Seen badger on decking 11:30pm whilst in hot tub. Everything great – lovely. Thanks a million x



Lee & Michelle Fielding - Blackpool - May 2013


Very romantic setting and very peaceful. Lodge beautiful and equipped with everything we need. Tykes Restaurant was very nice and the walk back sublime. Hot tub was outstanding, got to get one at home! Staff very helpful and friendly.



Michele, John, Emily and Amy - Lincoln - May ‘13


Wonderful stay hot tub was outstanding. Friendly and very helpful staff. Lodges very clean everything you need. Thank you.


Jayne and Des - March 2013


We have had an amazing time, all the wildlife including a badger family who visited every night and our wonderful hosts whose friendliness and knowledge enhanced our stay. We are smitten with the place and will be back. Thank you J.

Mrs Clare Harrower - Jan ‘13

My husband and I came to stay at griffon forest Monday 28th January, we had a great time, the place was better than we thought it would be. We came to stay for our 25th wedding anniversary so it was a nice romantic spot. The personal touches were great. Have recommend Griffon forest to our friends and family , we will be back later on this year.


Tracey and Steve - Newham - November 2012

Had a wonderful time, everything was perfect, looking forward to coming back. Thank you!

We loved seeing the badgers outside our lodge! Best holiday ever! Thank you.


Helen, Nick and Baby Lewis. - October 2012

Just a quick thank you for a lovely break this wkend, the lodge was superb, just what we needed!


Looking forward to going back again next year.


The Lingfields - Essex - October 12

Most relaxing. amazing break. a beautiful lodge - friendly, knowledgable staff. Who could want more, we will return xx


Mr and Mrs Bulmer - Co Durham - September 12

We have just returned from a 3 night stay in Lodge 42, this is one of the best weekends I have ever had, fantastic lodge, immaciate clean, very warm & welcoming, it had absolutely everything you would need, they have really thought of everything.  The four poster bed was really comfortable and warm.  We loved all the wild life and long walks, we hired bikes and explored for a few hours, it was then lovely to go and chill out in the very hot ..hot tub.  We will definately be back next year... I cant wait.


Mr Stock - Chelmsford - July 12

"We Stayed at this complex for 3 nights and had an amazing time. The staff were really polite, the cabin was immaculate and had everything that you will need from washing machine to cooking utensils / pots and pans, with a little shop situated within the reception. We loved both the jacuzzi and the hot tub but the tranquil scenery is what really made it. Putting bird seed and nuts around the balcony (which can be purchased in the reception) made all the wildlife come to home and several times I thought the squirrels were going to enjoy the hot tub with us.
Thanks for everything to the staff of Griffon Forest, keep up the good work ."


The Mackays - Whitehaven - July 12

"Beautiful lodge (no 4) even with not great weather we had a perfect honeymoon here. Thank you all."


The Craigs - June 12

"What a fantastic stay. Tranquil and peaceful, fabulous bike ride and the hot tub a must. Thank you to all, making this a lovely break."


Coates Family & Dog - County Durham - June 12

"Utterly fantastic. Staying in lodge 38 Squirrel lodge; 4 visiting every day, kids loved it. Definitely coming back. One of the best wildlife experiences ever! Best holiday ever!! Thank you so much x."


Pam & Ron Pank - Bedford - June 12

"Staff and lodge brilliant. Look forward to coming back in September."


Mr & Mrs Kirk - Warrington - May 12

"Excellent honeymoon, booked for 1st Anniversary. Thanks for a fantastic break."


Mr & Mrs Dixon - Durham - April 12

"A fantastic start to our married life, we couldn't have chosen a better honeymoon destination. We will be back!!"


Mr & Mrs Bishop - Essex - April 12

"Definitely the best accommodation we have stayed at. A fantastic place. Thank you for our wonderful stay. "


Ian & Claire - Eastbourne - April 12

"Had a lovely honeymoon loved every minute of it can't wait to come back!. "


Clive & Kathy - Luton - March 12

"2nd time here and even better than the first time. Ideal getaway retreat, can't wait until visit number 3. See you soon"


Phil & Les Gooding - Hartlepool - March 12

"Another lovely week at Griffon Forest - feeding wildlife - badgers, foxes, birds & squirrels. "


James Gordon - Stockport - February 12

"In lodge 39 at 10:00pm two badgers sprinted past the back garden whilst we were in the hot tub. They were very noisey we could hear twigs snapping. "


Mr & Mrs Madden - Stockport - February 12

"An amazing weekend! Our original honeymoon was cancelled, but we couldn't have asked for a better trip, even Mr Squirrel came to see us! We will definitely be back xxx . "


Massie & Pete Lewis - Lichfield - January 12

"Fabulous place we have had a wonderful time. Thank you x. "


Lynch & Criddle - Liverpool - November 11

"Thank you for a relaxing stay, with friendly staff and animals alike!! We will be back, thanks again x x . "


Cathy and Clive - Luton - October 11

"Our first time here and in a lodge, absolutely fantastic, a great place to chill out and relax we shall be coming back next year, thank you for everything . "


Hazel & Graham - Teeside - October 11

"Absolutely beautiful, I have waited years to see badgers and then we had them visit our lodge! Stunning & magic. Will be back. "


Helen & Keith - Lemington - September 11

" A fab location to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, beautiful lodge, loved the hot tub. Hope to come back again, thanks. "


Mr & Mrs Stapleton - Essex - September 11

" Wonderful cabin - relaxing holiday, immaculate cabin, excellent customer service, stunning scenery - everything you could possibly want for a great holiday. "


The Knights - Norfolk - September 11

" We could easily live here! Fantastic week! Thank you so much - will return! . "


Ian Goodall - Rotherham - August 11

" Great break, nice staff, nice lodge, nice pub! Thanks a lot . "


Kim & Andy Moorfield - Willenhall - August 11

" The most relaxing stay imaginable - Thank you, we'll be back. "


Craig Gordon - Aberdeen - July 11

" A superb week. Lodge excellent (43) and wildlife fantastic. "


Osborne Family - Bristol - July 11

" A fantastic holiday, beautiful lodge (& hot tub) - friendly staff and overall an amazing experience. Would recommend - hope to be back. Thanks. "


Helen Mould - Wakefield - July 11

" We all really enjoyed ourselves. The wildlife was amazing, the lodge was sheer luxury and had everything you would need and more. The location in the forest is so beautiful, not to mention the staff who were very friendly and helpful. We were so sad to leave the special haven that is Griffon Forest. Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday and we will definitely be recommending Griffon Forest to friends and family. We are looking forward to coming there again. "


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