Bask in the sun 365 days a year with an epic stay in a Grade II-listed Lincolnshire mansion, complete with themed bedrooms, a casino and disco room, gorgeous gardens, and an al fresco hot tub!
  • Sleeps: 15
  • Bedrooms: 7/8
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Minimum stay: 3 nights

Completely unique, outrageously lavish and as seen on BBC’s ‘This Is My House’ Manor Sun Retreat is a dreamlike setting for group stays of up to 15 guests in rural Lincolnshire.

A Grade II-listed, three-storey mansion that dates back to the 17th century, you’ll feel like seasoned lords and ladies, holidaying in your very own historic country retreat. Yet the delights you’ll discover both inside and out are anything but traditional!

Boasting professional and opulent design touches throughout, this is a seriously imaginative retreat that offers something special for everybody.

Claim a lounger in the Real Sunlight room, complete with palm trees and beach scenes. Here you can bask in healthy sunshine 365 days a year, without the bother of applying sunscreen… and the rays are child and dog-friendly, too.

By evening, you can relax in the laid-back, boho-themed lounge, or make like James Bond and head for the glitzy casino and disco room. Test your mettle with a hair-raising game of blackjack or roulette, then dance the night away under the disco lights!

Don’t worry if you’d rather retreat from all the noise, though, since there’s also a dedicated yoga studio and meditation area on the second floor that’s ideal for Zen-types (not to mention a Zen-style bedroom).

Come together over a banquet whipped up in the huge, well-equipped family kitchen (yes, it’s even got a central island!) in the grand, medieval-themed dining room, or take your celebrations outside and break bread as the sun sets.

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At a glance

  • A historic, Grade II-listed manor with three storeys, restored with unique design touches to sleep up to 15 guests in rural Lincolnshire.
  • Packed with thrilling features and facilities, there’s a Real Sunlight room with healthy sunshine to bask in, a glitzy casino and disco room, and a dedicated yoga studio.
  • Dine in the medieval-themed banquet hall, or outside in the dedicated garden dining area.
  • The garden also features an original temple, and an al fresco hot tub for epic stargazing.
  • There are seven stunning, individually themed bedrooms to choose from, including one dog-friendly room, a triple family room, and a ground-floor room for those with additional mobility needs.
  • Close to both country and coast, there’s plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. There are shops and supermarkets within 2 miles.


  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Hot Tubs
  • Large Groups


Uniquely restored manor house, sleeps 15 guests.  Wi-Fi throughout.  Real Sunlight room with loungers and sunlight technology.  Casino royal disco room with Smart TV and Netflix, PS4, disco lights, music, double sofa bed, Boho-style lounge with Smart TV and Netflix.  Well-equipped family kitchen with island, double range oven, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, toaster, all utensils and cutlery.  Laundry room with washer and separate dryer.  Medieval-themed dining hall with family dining options.  Yoga and fitness studio, meditation area.  7 individually themed bedrooms with 5-star quality towels and linens: 3 kingsize rooms, 1 triple with en-suite facilities, 3 double.  Family bathroom with WC, bath, shower, dressing area, 2 shower rooms with WCs.  Private gardens with open grass areas, original temple, garden dining, al fresco hot tub area.  Private parking for several cars.

Local Activities

Walking, cycling, market towns, shops, restaurants, cafés, beaches, watersports, outdoor activities

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The stunning private gardens also feature open grass areas for the kids and dog to play in, with a gorgeous original temple… and an al fresco hot tub that’s perfect for awaiting the arrival of the stars, glass of bubbles in hand.

What of the bedrooms, you may ask? Well, this is where things get interesting, as with seven uniquely-themed rooms to choose from, you may be some time deciding on your favourite!

If you’ve brought the kids, Zanzibar is perfect; a triple room with a tropical paradise theme (and a multi-jet Jacuzzi bath!), while Unleash the Puppy is a quirky kingsize room with garden views, and a snuggly dog bed for your best four-legged friend.

There’s also a glorious kingsize room – Majestic Romance – on the ground floor, that’s ideal for those who struggle with (or who just don’t ‘do’) stairs.

Other sleeping options include taking a starring role in Frozen with the glistening Ice Palace room, stowing away in the palm-fringed Captain’s Cabin, or floating away on a fairytale in the magical Away with the Fairies room, complete with garden views.

What to do when you’ve woken up? Well, since you’re in the heart of Lincolnshire, there’s plenty to see and do, from visiting historic market towns to spending time by the windswept coast.

(Yet we’ve got a sneaking suspicion that once you’ve settled in at Manor Sun Retreat, that’s where you’ll stay!)

Things to note

Check in from 3pm, check out by 10am. Minimum 3-night stay.

Where you'll be staying

Benington, Lincolnshire

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