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Another lovely relaxing break, we love it here! We visited Anglesey Abby House which is now open through the winter. — Karia & Neil from Hitchin, 12 Jan 2018
Really enjoyed our stay here. Nice view, surroundings, and just everything. It's good that you gave your clients a possibility to have a boat trip. — Bobi, Darin, Petya, Tsuety Vesko Dety from Bulgaria, 02 Jan 2018
We are so glad that we decided to come here. for Christmas, it has been so peaceful and watching the starlings gather and create patterns in the sky was wonderful. Geoff beat his summer pike he got a 20lb+ on Christmas Eve. Thank you, both for making the lodge so Christmas, hope to see you again soon. — Roma & Geoff Ball, 29 Dec 2017
Really enjoyed our weekend break at River Lark. Wicken Fen Nature Resene well worth a visit! Definitely be back in the summer. — Adam, Diane, Matt, Nicola & Tessa the dog 🐾 , 12 Nov 2017
An excellent break, well-equipped lodge + all very relaxing. Saw kingfishers. Visited Welney Wetland Centre. Also visited Isleham church - fascinating! our fast visit but not our last. — Neil + Karin Dodds from Hitchin, 12 Nov 2017
2 relaxing nights in this lovely cosy lodge. Saw lots of kingfishers and caught lots of fish ( 2 pike 10lb, 1 pike 9lb) Would highly recommend the Merry Monk for food. Beautiful setting. Thank you! — Stuart + Kim from Norwich, 29 Oct 2017
3 nights in a beautiful place. what a view to wake up to. We all cought fish yay. 3 zander, 2 x 6lb 1 x 7 4/3lb Pike to 15lb as well. Loved it here. we will be back :) — Tim, Dave, James, 23 Oct 2017
Lovely lodge beautiful surroundings everything you could need. lots of fish. will return. — Lilly, Keith, Perry Lya + Boo, 16 Oct 2017
We loved your beautiful cottage, All is the perfect comfortable cottage with everything you need- My husband loved fishing and we look wildlife, ducks and kingfishers very quiet and peaceful - perfect boat and bicycle also. Thank you for all. Wonderful cottage in a beautiful place and we hope to return. — Francine from France, 30 Sep 2017
Lovely lodge, we had a very relaxing weeks fishing. Would recommend the Lamb in Ely, Excellent food. A good haul of fish, Brean to 5lb Tench to 4lb Perch to 3lb and loads of small Roach & Rudd will return. — Chis Rudi & Robert, 23 Sep 2017
2nd time here and didn't disappoint- pity the weather wasn't better, but we still had a relaxing week, very peaceful. Thank you Todd & Shizuka for making us feel very welcome. — Rod &Pam, Bobby 🐾 , 16 Sep 2017
Another lovely week in our home from home. Thank you, Todd & Shizuka in your friendship. love to Luna & Leo and you both of course xxx Anne — Michael & Anne, 08 Sep 2017
Our 2nd time spent here, everything was lovely except for the main oven not working! The boys had fun on the canoes, Ben loved the bikes too. very comfortable home from home stay with relaxing views. Hope to be back again xxx — Gay's Family, 19 Aug 2017
our third visit and back again in 4 months time ready for christmas, Shizuka and Todd go out of their way to make sure you are happy even at 5-30 am so we could make an early start home such a nice couple and a wonderful peaceful place to stay can't wait to get back. — roma ball, 14 Aug 2017
Our 3rd visit our first time in the new lodge. Geoff had a great time fishing 4lb Eel and 2'16lb Pike and the following day a 3'18lb pike who could ask for more. I was in my element going around Ely and Bury St. Edmonds and we are now looking forward to seeing you both Xmas. — Roma & Geoff Ball, 12 Aug 2017
We had a lovely stay here in the lodge, perfect little tranquil stay watching the sun go down over the lake was stunning, and the girls loved feeding the greedy ducks!
Ely Cathedral is a must-see, Thank you Shizuka Todd, the lodge has everything you need for a perfect stay :)
— Kirsty, Les, 28 Jul 2017
Great weekend bread, made welcomed by Todd and Shizuka. Super location and everything in the lodge we needed. Made use of canoe and the Griffin Pub, Dogs loved the walks. Many Thanks — Hilary & Steve , Flo & Frank🐾 , 03 Jul 2017
We came to visit friends who booked the lodge for us. What a lovely place to stay. Everything you need and more. We would definitely come back very comfortable, clean and like home. Thank you, Todd and Shizuka. We would love to stay again! — Maria, Kent, 26 Jun 2017
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay - a lovely location and a lodge with every comfort we particularly enjoyed the boat, thank you — Anne, Linda,, 13 Jun 2017
This is our second stay here in this lovely peaceful place - we love it. pity the weather hadn't been better!
The chalet has everything you could need - home from home - thank you for all the thought into it to help make our stay so special. We hope to be back. God Bless
— R & D Heffer, West Row, 09 Jun 2017
Had the most relaxing lodge stay. Exceeded expectations and they had everything that you needed that you could think of. We all including Flo, Felt at home. would definitely back again! Thank you Shizuka & Todd — Fon, Dean, Ethan, Haydn & Flo, 03 Jun 2017
We have a wonderful week in lovely sunshine. Clean and comfortable it was a very relaxing break, Thank you x — Helen, Daniel, Brian & Marier, 29 May 2017
Wonderful week, so relaxing looking forward to coming back in September, thank you. Anne & Michael xx — Michael & Anne Hibbert, 26 May 2017
Fantastic return trip boys had great success fishing and boating very beautiful place see you again Debs xx — Deb, Steve, Pat, Jack &Tam +🐾 , 21 Apr 2017
Lovely relaxing weekend with our friends. Lodge had everything we needed and was very cozy. The weather even held out for us explored Ely & Newmarket. Had a great time. — Chris & Lesley, New York, 17 Apr 2017
Our 31st wedding anniversary, we found the lodge very nice, a quiet area of the marina, and people very friendly. — Richard, Lorraine, Roberts from Boston Lincs., 16 Apr 2017
Came here for a short break after our wedding and was greeted by Shizuka & Todd, with a generous gift of bubbly and chocolate and well wishes!
A beautiful location and well equipped lodge, a perfect way to start married life had an absolutely amazing stay, we will visit again! Thank you so much.
— J & C from Lowestoft , 29 Mar 2017
Thank you for sharing this unique spot. sadly the weather hasn't allowed us to use the boats! maybe we'll return someday soon to do so. — Tis Buckley, Edinburgh , 23 Mar 2017
We had a wonderful time in this lovely place, definitely, we will come again! :) — Abdulrahman Rafeef, Saudi Arabia, 07 Mar 2017
Had a lovely relaxing time! Enjoyed the lodge and the friendly people around here, beautiful setting. — Lana & Dan & Adrian, Ely, 26 Feb 2017
Superb location, lovely lodge with everything we needed for a quiet relaxing weekend. We'll be back again soon. — Wayne & Louise, Essex., 18 Feb 2017
Desperate for a couple of days away to chill. Found this haven, quiet, tranquil, but a very friendly community. Love in here will be back soon. — Jim & Chris, Peterborough , 03 Feb 2017
Wonderful three days. Guest welcome. Home from home clean bedding and towels. Great place. — Kane, 26 Jan 2017
Wonderful weekend. Fantastic facilities. We all really enjoyed it and can't wait to come back. Thank you — Chris, Paul Rachael, Joe & Lauren, Kent, 22 Jan 2017
Lovely stay in a relaxing spot. Thank you both and to Gary!
Looking forward to coming back in summer 2017. Happy New Year xx
— Kate, Helen, Aaron and Ben Hampshire, 27 Dec 2016
Lovely relaxing break! Warm welcome lovely place, scenic walks will visit again! :) — Derek, Debbie & Jenny, 22 Dec 2016
Marvellous, lodge & fishing, lots of pikes and a zander :) — Steve & co Fishint, 05 Oct 2016
Another wonderful holiday at our favorite place. Fishing very good and so was the weather. Thanks, Shizuka & Todd for making our stay as comfortable as ever. Be back next year. — Lin, John and Ted 🐾 , 24 Sep 2016
Lovely week, gorgeous weather and an idyllic spot - we loved it and looking forward to coming back. Thank you both. — Pam, 17 Sep 2016
Another idyllic week. Thank you, Todd And Shizuka our perfect holiday retreat. Look forward to seeing you both and doggies next time we love it here. xx — Michael & Anne , 09 Sep 2016
Another fantastic stay, 2nd time round at the lodge. Looking forward to coming back soon. Thank you both so much xx — Leanne, Scott & Tomas. Dagenham, 31 Aug 2016
As relaxing as ever. We enjoyed chilling in the garden, the kayaks and the bikes boys also made regular use of the village playground. Thank you both Fantastic accommodation!
Have had a great time and thank you for your hospitality. Fishing Bream, specimen, Roach, Perch, and bags of decent fishing.
— Brian & Heather Leicestershire, 13 Aug 2016
Fantastic lodge, everything you need for a nice peaceful holiday. Good fishing from the garden. Hope to return next year Thanks. — Elsey Family Totherham, S. Yorks, 06 Aug 2016
Another fantastic stay. Great fishing and weather was amazing. Had lots of fish on the lake with the boat etc. Thank you for a lovely time, we will be back. :) — Reed, West Sussex, 24 Jul 2016
A lovely quiet getaway. The lodge had everything we could want and more. Very friendly community felt very welcome by yourselves and will definitely visit again :) — Jess + Lewis, Ipswich Suffolk, 19 Jul 2016
Peaceful and relaxing time in the lovely location. good boating and plenty of wildlife around. Visit to Ely with good walks. — K & P Harris , 15 Jul 2016
Our second time here, nice to see the swans with their 3 beautiful cygnets. Chris caught many a big fish. Enjoyed kayaking and bike rides. A beautiful fully equipped lodge. Thank you, Todd & Shizuka Lovely friendly people. Air Museum at Duxford is worth a visit. — Chris & Dee Goulty, Jack 🐾  our border collie form Derby, 09 Jul 2016
We had a lovely time! It has been wonderful waling up to the views! Very relaxing! This is our second time in the marina and we loved it! — Jenny, Kimberly, Mitchell, Brooke, New York, USA, 02 Jul 2016
Nice to see both of you (Shizuka & Todd). Thanks for everything. As usual fishing great (Tench of a Life Time). see you again in Aug 2016, Brian
I always feel welcome by you both when Brian and I are here. we have had a lovely week (we love the dogs) Thank you, Heather
— Heather and Brian Laurenti, 26 Jun 2016
A perfect two weeks in our favorite location lovely to see the friends we have made over the years we have been coming here. Thanks so much Shizuka & Todd for making us so welcome & comfortable. Be back in September. — Lin + John, Ted 🐾 , 18 Jun 2016
We really enjoyed our stay and your lovely clean house. Loved the rowing bot and kayaks, really enjoyed cycling too: Wicken Fen. Thank you :) — Jayne, Phil, Hannah, Faye + Betty🐾, 04 Jun 2016
Thank you, Todd & Shizuka In another peaceful and relaxing week. — Michael & anne Hibbert, 20 May 2016
Nice cottage, lovely week. we had a great time, celebrating our daughter's wedding. Thanks for receiving us so nicely. — Lyda, Andre, Vera, from Holland, 03 May 2016
It was lovely to relax together and visit old haunts of 30 years ago. Will be definitely recommending it to anyone wishing to escape the rat race. — Merseyside, 25 Apr 2016
We have all had a great time, caught 8 pikes, 2 big Rudd, 2 Perch and lots of small fish. Great walks for our dog. Equipped properly - we will be back!! Many thanks — Reed, West Sussex, 23 Apr 2016
A lovely stay thank you! Very well equipped and very comfortable. Many thanks! — Katharine Garry Connor Lewis Buzz, 15 Apr 2016
A fab stay, relaxing, peaceful & tranquil. An excellent accommodation, well equipped. Thank you, Todd & Shizuka for helping our stay. Look forwards to retuning xxx — Clodagh & Paul, Weeting, 11 Apr 2016
A wonderful stay in a great location. The lodge is fantastic, so well equipped and the opportunity to go out on the rive every day was great - even Hannah became an expert at kayaking we took time to explore locally and further a held everyone has been so helpful and kind. Generally, the weather has been great too - we even managed our first BBQ of the year. Thank you Todd and Shizuka. — Julia Dave Matthew Daniel Hannah, Newcastle, 09 Apr 2016
A fantastic stay in a lovely village- we loved the lodge, the views with ever-changing skies. Wonderful people in the village - pubs, butchers, co-op everyone so friendly. We came to trace our routes in the village - we will return. Thank you, Todd and Shizuka — Lourie Noreen Sally "The Humons" Bedfordshire Norfork, 26 Mar 2016
Thank you for a lovely relaxing time away. The boys have loved boating, fishing and walking. The accommodation was perfect for us and we also enjoyed the local pub the Griffin. We had a great meal there and the music was on the later in the evening. Thank you x — Steve, Dev, Pat, Jack + Tom. Pops 🐾 + Todds🐾, 21 Mar 2016
Nice relaxing weekend, enjoyed being beside the water and feeding the ducks. would recommend Wicken Fen for a walk. Thank you for well-appointed kitchen and a nice stay. — Kent , 20 Mar 2016
Just spent the last 3 hours watching on otter- Brilliant!! It goes behind the big boat on the right of decking + then comes in front of decking feeding also kingfishers, sparrowhawk.. Great cottage, many thanks xx — Tony Sharon Rowson, 11 Mar 2016
Absolutely beautiful lodge, in peaceful ideal location. Lovely and clean, everything here we needed. owners were friendly and very welcoming. we even ventured out on the rowing boat! would definitely visit and stay here again... — Mark & Jane Taylor, Isabel & Frankie, Essex, 15 Feb 2016
No Fish :( But Great to be here all the same :) Love it! — Dagenham, Essex, 10 Feb 2016
Tranquil and peaceful location. Just looking at the view forced me to relax. Very well supplied lodge. Well located for trips to Wicken Fen, Ely, and Anglesey Abbey.
Todd and Shizuka very welcoming lovely place!
— R & G from Surry, 30 Jan 2016
We have enjoyed a lovely, relaxing stay here during the New year. Shizuka & Todd were very welcoming and we had everything we needed here. We had a good lunch at the Griffin pub and good chinese take-away from Bamboo Garden. we hope to return again in the future.
Many thanks.
— Catherine & Terry & Joseph from Essex, 30 Dec 2015
Lovely peaceful retreat.
Shizuka & Todd are lovely and nothing is too much for them. Ideal location for visiting Newmarket & Ely. The flocks of starlings at dusk are a sight to be hold this time of year. The Griffin in the village has a warm welcome and good food. Can't wait to return in the near future.
— John, Paula, Leuis, Morgan, 23 Dec 2015
A Lovely chilling week spent with mum, dad & Ted. Lovely walks & Jack enjoyed fishing with grandad, although they did't manage to catch any of the 3 pikes!!! Lucky with weather for time of year, will be back as have a game of "Linkee"to settle! Ideal location for visiting nearby towns. Enjoyed spending time with "Ted" (the dog) & lots of lovely walks with him. Not usually a quit, country person but have enjoyed the relaxing, peaceful location will be back. Karen — Linda, John & Ted / Karen & Jack, 24 Oct 2015
We had a great time here, celebrating our daughter's birthday & visitings her on her boat. Thank you for all of your help with the extra charms etc. We had a great time & intend to be back in the near future. — Loretta, Graham & Toby, 06 Oct 2015
We've had a lovely week - great to be back. The fishing was challenging with the weather, but still caught many small fish with some nice perch and a tench of 2.5lb. Enjoyed following the kingfisher around the lake in the kayak! Everything really comfortable - Thank you. — Sue & Garry, 29 Aug 2015
We enjoyed the wonderful, peaceful location with fishing literally on the doorstep. The kayaks and bikes were a fantastic bonus. Thoroughly recommended the local butcher and enjoyed buying fresh veg from the roadside stalls. The Griffin is a very friendly place for a bite to eat. A very successful holiday! — The Andrews Family & Smudge the hamster from Maidenhead, 17 Aug 2015
We have had a wonderful time, facilities fantastic, fishing great, location wonderful. Grand sons want to come again next year. We definitely will. — Heather & Brian, 09 Aug 2015
Thanks again Todd & Shizuka, had an amazing 2 weeks. lodge fantastic, great scenery, great fishing and boating, thank you for your lovely welcome, see you again next year, didn't want to leave it's a real home from home, Thank you for everything xxxxx — Tracy Barry Jamie Connar Rawson, 25 Jul 2015
Had a wonderful time. Dogs loved it. fishing great. will be back again.
Thanks so much.
— Nicky, 04 Jul 2015
Enjoyed our few days very much a nice relaxing break. Terry enjoyed his fishing and we were so lucky with the weather.
Thank you both very much.
— Terry & Clare, 29 Jun 2015
Really cool place with good views makes me feel like the movies seems too small to have stairs and yet it has said stairs but has wierd stairs and nearly fell over a couple of time. Faith
Many thanks great stay xxxxx
— Faith, Paul, Laura & Alex, 27 Jun 2015
Lovely lodge, beautiful location Enjoyed fishing, lovely walks, trips to Ely (Cancelled Newmarket- too idyllic to leave here for day!) A real home from home.
Thank you Shizuka & Todd, We'll be back! x
— Sue, Bill, 22 Jun 2015
Thank you Shizuka & Todd for a wonderful two days, wonderful location, weather & home from home chalet, what more could we need. We will certainly tell our friends about this little bit of heaven & hope to return again sometime. Bless you x — Ralph, Diana, 06 Jun 2015
Our 10th Stay in this fantastic lodge. We have had a great holiday relaxing, fishing and catching up with the great people we have met on the marina over the years. A big thanks to Shizuka & Todd for their kindness and making the lodge so comfortable to stay in. Be back next year. x — Linda, John & Ted , 06 Jun 2015
This has been a lovely weekend break for us, just a little slice of heaven. — Mary Graham Henderson from Cambridge, 02 Jun 2015
We love the views and the house, the children loved feeding the ducks, the only downside is the stairs. — Katy Joyce, 26 May 2015
Very friendly & relaxing enjoyed the atmosphere here & in the village
Many Thanks Love it! Thank you!!
— Jane, Bob, Richard, Rosa, Heidi, 22 May 2015
A peaceful and relaxing week. Just what we needed. Thank you — Michael & Anne from Bedfordshire, 15 May 2015
We arrived by boat having travelled from the Lazy Otter near Stretham around a 3.5 hour trip. The lodge has been a perfect place to rest up and relax with friends. On our 2nd day we travelled up river through the lock to Judes ferry bridge where we took refreshments in the pub. A big thank you to Shizuka for being so kind & welcoming. — Lesley,Ray Maggi, Henry from Herts., 12 May 2015
Wonderful time celebrating my 50th. Location, weather and company just perfect. The 5 baby signets hatching a real bonus. Born on my birthday 10th May. — Pete + Wendy Farnell Family & Friends, 09 May 2015
A beautifully appointed, superior very comfortable and homely lodge, thoughtfully equipped with almost everything we would need at home. We can finally leave so many things at home that we only need, very occasionally on holiday, because it's already here!
Todd & Shizuka have provided excellent accommodation with very good quality furnishings. They are wonderful hosts, very considerate & understanding, and nothing is Too much trouble.
The fishing has been amazing in this peaceful location, we can't wait to return. Such a shame it's taken us so long to find our English Holiday Heaven!
p.s. A steak dinner at "The Griffin" in the village should not be missed!
— Carol from Kent, 02 May 2015
Once again superb, see you next time will telephone. — Johan Doreen Bigger, 25 Apr 2015
Had a great weak with fantastic weather. Fishing great everyday, managed to catch 5 x 2lb rudd. Bird watching spectacular and kayaks & boat great fun. Would recommend "Walnut Tree"(fantastic) and Golden Boar (Sunday Lunch) on road to Mildenhall. Hope to return next summer. Thanks a lot.
p.s. local butchers definitely recommended- especially stake.
— Alison, Geoff, James, Ellie from Kent, 11 Apr 2015
Come here for a revision retreat to study for our exams next week. The place is beautiful and chalet amazing. So well equipped and comfortable. The bed rocked my world! Would highly recommend and "we'll be back" Thanks so much. Midwives of the future salute you! xx — Sam, Annie, Lianne & Emily from Middlesex University, 07 Apr 2015
Thank you for a wonderful stay. The lodge had everything we needed, a perfect Easter break. We hope to come again in warmer weather.
— Rebecca & Jon from London, 03 Apr 2015
Thank you so much for the welcoming stay, my partner and brother had a great stay, fishing for three nights, clean welcoming and great fishing as usual. Thank you! — Tammy, Chris, Steve, 23 Mar 2015
Thank you for such a lovely + warm lodge, after our 10 hour drive. This is such a well appointed place in a lovely + quiet location.
Thank you
— Simon, Vanessa from Crete, Greece, 02 Jan 2015
What a lovely welcome, thank you for all the little treats it made our Christmas. The children loved it, we may come back in the summer. — Mark, Emma, Abigail (4), Eleanor (8), 27 Dec 2014
Thank you for a lovely weekend break. Chilly - but still lots of fun on the boat, kayak & bikes. Brilliant local butchers just down the road & nice pubs with welcoming regulars. All in all - a wonderful stay! — Natasha, Arren, Jackie, Tom & Sam, 21 Dec 2014
Thanks for a warm welcome after a long drive, and such a warm & cosy lodge to arrive to!
We've really enjoyed our stay, all be it brief - hope to return for a longer visit at some point!
— Helen, Matt Bell, Willand, Devon, 14 Dec 2014
Lovely lodge to come back to after my brs interview! :)
Very warm & lovely scenery.
— The Hodgson, 10 Dec 2014
Superb. thanks once again.
see you next time.
— John & Doreen Biggar, 30 Oct 2014
Our first stay in River Lark Lodge and what an amazing time we have had.
Weather for time of year was not too bad. Enjoyed fishing, kayaking and walking. amongst our catch was various sizes of Zander & Pike, biggest Zander 9 lb, Pike 13.5 lb, wildlife and views out of this world. The lodge itself is beautiful and cosy and pleasure to stay in, we will definitely re coming back soon, Thank you so much Todd & Shzuka, its been perfect :) xxxx
— Tracey, Barry Conor Rawson, 11 Oct 2014
Thanks once again Shizuka & Todd for a wonderful stay in the lodge. As usual everything we needed for a relaxing holiday. We have had a great week and Ted has enjoyed meeting his friends. Thank you. — Lin, John & Ted Sibley, 04 Oct 2014
Once again perfect.
See you later in the year.
— John & Doreen Biggar, 26 Sep 2014
We've had a wonderful week, with some great weather. Everything we could have wished for was already here - Thank you! Fishing the lake is full of fish- mainly small, but we did catch some nice rudd and 3lb 9oz tench. Plus large perch from the river behind. kayaking was great! Daily sightings of the kingfishers! — Sue, Garry, Michael from Epson, Surrey, 12 Sep 2014
An amazing spot! We loved rowing and canoeing on the River Lark. So handy for the sites- Cambridge, Ely & Thetford Forest. House is so comfortable - Thank you — Giles, Annabel, Lucy & Grace Crawley Down, 24 Aug 2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our second stay. This holiday was just what we needed. Jack caught a 10 lb pike and for the first time a Zander.
We visited Ely, Cambridge and visited London leaving Jack fishing for the day. thanks shizuka and Todd.
— Tony, karen Kack, Laura and Belle - Wirrel, 16 Aug 2014
Had a fantastic time at River Lark. A lovely relaxing place to stay equipped with everything you could need. All enjoyed the boats!

Thanks to Todd & Shizuka for their hospitality.
— Mike, Debbie, Ruth & Lucy - E.Yorks. , 09 Aug 2014
Enjoyed our warm few days have whilst an eldest was an work experience in Newmarket. Children enjoyed the boat + kayaks especially.
Have enjoyed some trips to National Trust properties and also been to old Hunstanton ( lovely but long way). Go Ape at Thetford Forest was also a hit. Thanks for a very well equipped property.
— Julie, Phil Eleanor, Imogen, Edward Laws from Hertfordshire , 01 Aug 2014
Thanks so much Shizuka & Todd for another lovely stay in your wonderful lodge.
Everything we needed as usual and more. See you in October.
Ted says hi to Leo and thanks for playing with him. Thank you x
— Lin & John Sibley, Ted the Schnauzer , 26 Jul 2014
A fantastic few days, weather perfect wish we could have stayed longer.
Kids loved messing about on the water.
— Chris, Clair, Dennis, Edie, Dylan Clark from Perth, Western Australia, 04 Jul 2014
Have enjoyed a relaxing week in lovely accommodation in a very peaceful location.
Fishing not bad, plenty caught a mixed bag.
— Trish, John + Roger from Surrey, 28 Jun 2014
Lovely place enjoyed visiting surrounding villages, pity about the weather, but enjoyed our stay especially to Cambridge. — Val, Frank & Jill, 20 Jun 2014
Thank you Todd & Shizuka - the lodge is perfect - what a bed!
Wildlife, views, locals & trips out on the Kayaks all fab!!
sorry about the bottles :)
— Hilda, Sean, Jo & Seamus from Kent, 12 Jun 2014
One word sums this beautiful place up - perfect! Memories to last a lifetime - including Nath falling in whilst using the canoe & swimming to the shore!
Lovely relaxing few days including my graduation in Ely - and now typically the sun is shining brightly as we prepare to go home.
Thank you Todd & Shizuka
— Carol, Roy, Natalie, Nathan, 01 Jun 2014
We can only hope that the other two holiday cottages we are yet to stay in are as beautiful and well equipped as this one.
It was so lovely to be greeted by such warm and welcoming people, such as Shizuka and Todd.
Many thanks :)
— Marlene, Monica, Michael, Chad and Casey-Anne from Adelande, South Australia, 27 May 2014
Wonderful Holiday! — David from USA, 22 May 2014
Wonderful stay, place is in a beautiful spot!
Thank you! x
— Luke, Sami, Elijah + Sophia from Sussex, 09 May 2014
Visited Cambridge and Ely which are beautiful.
spent time rowing ( or trying to) and relearning how to ride a bike, great fun had by all.
We hope to come back. :)
— Lillian, Dawn, Jodie, Sophie and Eleanor from Kent + S.E London, 05 May 2014
リオかわいい。 白鳥こわい。
— Homi Shimada, Mari Hatake, Masako Hasenuma. from Japan, 29 Apr 2014
Good accommodation, lovely location peace + quiet.
Merry Monk, excellent food.
— Amanda, Chris + children & John & Pat, 21 Apr 2014
Fantastic short break, beautiful area, lovely neighbours & great hosts.
we had lots of fun and hope to be back soon.
— Bryer Family - Sussex, 16 Apr 2014
A wonderful stay with brilliant hosts and a lovely clean lodge! That perfect-idyllic!
Thank you
— Laura Mead, 13 Apr 2014
Lovely warm welcome by Shizuka. Thoroughly enjoyed our short break and would recommend to family & friends. Lovely accommodation well equipped.
Bikes, kayaks really good fun !! Thanks from Brightlingsea Essex.
— Craig, Denise, Daniel, Sophie: The dogs Darcy & Shelby, 11 Apr 2014
Thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay. The boats and bikes were big hit with our three teenagers.
Thank you also, for the very warm welcome. from Cambridge
— Patricia, Alister, Andrew, Samuel & Eleanor, 06 Apr 2014
This was our first time here as soon as we opened the door to the lodge we received a clean, fresh pleasant feel. Everything that we need was here and more. Had an excellent stay, fishing + views.
Fantastic lodge + friendly owners. Thank you.
— Tammy & Chris from Cambridge, 03 Apr 2014
Fantastic weekend, very peaceful and relaxing!
Great lodge, everything you could need!
Blown us away!
— Claire & girls from Leeds, 30 Mar 2014
What a fantastic place. Best 2 nights sleep I've had in years Great place to chill and beautiful view to boot.
Thanks Todd & Shizuka we will be back.
— Bev & Matt from Wisbech., 22 Mar 2014
Fab location, great facilities & such a great way to spend my birthday weekend.
Very relaxing. Great weekend had by all. We'll be back !!
— Gaynor, Jason, Meg, Claire, Dean. Archie & Tia, 16 Mar 2014
We only stayed for a couple of days but had a really relaxed time. Loved seeing the ducks/swans every morning. The lodge has everything you will need.
— Lorraine & Stuart from Cheshunt, 09 Mar 2014
As usual perfect.
See you in september if not before.
— John & Doreen Bigger, 08 Mar 2014
We have had a beautiful stay in this wonderful home. Attention to detail in this lodge is 100%. We could not have wished for anything more. A fantastic area for walking and we will certainly be back.
Thank you so much xxxxxx
p.s. Naz ( Indian takeaway) in Soham will deliver:)
— Natalie, Anthony & Harvey, sue John Louis + Max, 22 Feb 2014
We have been to Ely on our boat and spent some lovely evenings int the very comfortable lodge.
A great little break!
— Susie, Simon + Tom from Broadway & Emily from London, 19 Feb 2014
A perfect weekend in a beautiful location! Thank you both so much for making it extra special.
We will be back xxx
— Megan & Tom from Hertfordshire, 16 Feb 2014
Great place to meet up with family. Enjoy country side & city and comfortable lodge.
Thank you so much.
— James & Ruth from Southampton, 08 Feb 2014
Many thanks once again. See you soon. — John & Doreen, 05 Feb 2014
What a perfect place to escape from it all! We've had a fantastic weekend. Enjoyed long walks, seen so much wildlife and completely relaxed!
Thanks Todd & Shizuka for welcoming us and making us feel at home. We will be back :)
— Chris, Moira & Missy from Norwich, 20 Jan 2014
Wow! We've found our "perfect place". Thank you for the warm welcome and for creating such a cosy home from home. We feel completely recharged and hope to return often!!
from Leicester
— Pete and Carol Cownley, 13 Jan 2014
Thank you for a peaceful and relaxing new year; it was just what we needed. We will recommend the lodge to our friends and family.
Best wishes and thanks to Todd and Shizuka.
from Surrey
— Jo & Graham Chalk, 02 Jan 2014
Thanks again. Superb perfect for us visiting family.
See you end of January.
Shizuka & Todd all the best for the new year.
— John & Doreen Bigger, 29 Dec 2013
What can I say this was our first family holiday with our 3 year old son. It was perfect in every way. We are going to book a longer trip to this lovely place with more of our family. Shizuka and Todd were fantastic. 5 star recommend to anyone.
from Norwich
— Chris, Charlie + Ozzy Loveday, 17 Dec 2013
A rare family get-together made even better by such comfortable accommodation and lovely surroundings. Two days really wasn't enough to take it all in. Hopefully, one day, we will return.
from Swansea, London, Bournemouth.
— Jeff, Suzie, Jamie & Leah , 26 Nov 2013
Lovely lodge very well equipped. Friendly welcome very much appreciated. Will be back. — John & Doreen Bigger, 17 Nov 2013
We had a lovely short break here. The lodge is comfortable & warm with lots of thoughtful touches and was well equipped for self catering. We also used the nearby farm shop - very good meat!
Lots of lovely wild life to watch & some friendly nods with the neighbors.
— Ruth & Paul Flecknell, 10 Nov 2013
Lovely amazing place was a wonderful stay & want to come back. The lodge is beautiful + setting is amazing.
Thank you
— Bobby & Steve Vassallo, 01 Nov 2013
Lovely cosy lodge. Thank you.
The boat, bikes and special touches make this a first class place to stay.
The boys loved it. The wine shop was good too.
Thank you so much xxx
— Rudge & Rayner family, 13 Oct 2013
The accommodation is simply perfect and of a high quality. The pre and post booking communication meant we felt welcome before we even arrived. It felt as if our enjoyment was a high priority of the owners and they got pleasure from that. The location is quiet with plenty of wildlife to spot. The setting by the river was stunning and we spent hour after hour lost in thought sitting on one of the two balconies sipping tea. It is possible to not leave the marina and forget your own world exists. It is also a great base for days exploring the countryside and towns nearby.
As this is to guide you in making a choice of whether to book or not, I had better tell you the bad points. However, I can't. There weren't any. Book and enjoy. I am convinced you will not be disappointed
— Claire Gavaghan, 06 Oct 2013
Very relaxing and peaceful stay. Accommodation perfect.
Thank you so much.
— Vik & Claire, 06 Oct 2013
The marina will always be a special place to me,but being on Lakeside has made it perfect. The dogs loved their stay and the facilities were excellent. Will definitely come back if only to try my old canoe out! — Claire Morris, 19 Sep 2013
As always wonderful surroundings and facilities. Everyone very pleasant & helpful.
Weather mixed, but the dogs still enjoyed their walks.
Thank you so much.
— Lee, Claire, Daisy, Mullie & Poppie, 15 Sep 2013
A lovely few days, made all the better by our friendly host, exceptional location and great weather!
We will be back-thanks!
— Cath & James, 06 Sep 2013
Everything we expected and more. The kayaks were brilliant and spent most of our time on them. would love to return. Lovely host. — John, Lynn, Jack, Amy, James & Abbie Link, 02 Sep 2013
So pleased I found this lovely lodge, thanks Todd and Shizuka. My family and I loved it! will definitely come again.
— The Caisleys, 30 Aug 2013
Had a brilliant time. Perfect for a long weekend but could have stayed for longer. Everyone enjoyed the canoeing, watching the wild life and the tranquility of the place. Thank to our host! — Bob, Suzi, Daniel, Emma, Jack & Claire, Whitstable, 26 Aug 2013
Wonderful time! Felt totally at home! A very big thank you to Shizuka & Todd and mum for the prosecco + flowers for our anniversary, very much appreciated! (Japanese thank you).
Could have stayed forever x
— Barbara Kelman, Spalding Lincs., 23 Aug 2013
Very relaxing stay. Every comfort thought off. Clean and tidy, can't wait to return. — Marc, Nicky, Scott from Cambridge, 20 Aug 2013
Beautiful, clean, comfortable cabin with a great touch of luxury. The kids loved the canoes and the track record of unsuccessful fishing trips has finally been broken! Thanks! — The Barrons & mum from Cape Town, 18 Aug 2013
Extremely cosy & relaxing place here. All the features & equipment in the kitchen made the lodge very homely. After hours of boating & fishing, the children enjoyed chilling out on the sofa watching the DVD's. I will be recommending the lodge to family & friends, and soon hope to return.
Thank you for your services.
— Clare family, 14 Aug 2013
A great short trip. Very relaxing, peaceful, the perfect place to unwind.
Very friendly + helpful owners.
We will definitely be back.
— The Barings + Braziers, 08 Aug 2013
A lovely three days, wonderfully relaxing surroundings. Plenty of fish mostly small but good fun. Hope to come back for more. — S & J Dawes, 06 Aug 2013
Once again a wonderful, relaxing visit. Weather was disappointing until our last 2 days & at last then, summer arrived! (However, we enjoyed the holiday).
Lovely friendly people, good sightseeing, fishing & the wonderful hospitality proferred by our hosts Shizuka & Todd. Thank you both for everything.
...we'll be back! :)
— K & M Symes, 06 Jul 2013
  • Dog Friendly
  • WiFi Internet
  • Short Walk to Farm Shop
  • Set on Lake & River
  • Great Fishing
  • Welcoming Local Pubs
River Lark Lodge