Pricing & Booking.
Please use the calendar to book your stay with us, and note that the information shown updates automatically, so you might need to refresh your browser between sessions to see correct availability. For any enquiries please email us.
£105 /night week nights for 2 people & minimum of 2 nights stay
£125 /night Friday & Saturday for 2 people & minimum of 2 nights stay
Gift Vouchers available, please ask for details
Min 4 nights at Christmas and New Year – no price hike
Who’s it forThe Duck’s Nest has been specially designed and set up for independent couples only. We regret we cannot accept ‘booking out’ of multiple accommodations at The Lazy Duck, very sorry.
Kit listYou should bring in all your own food although you can ask us for home baked bread, fresh laid eggs as available and poly-tunnel salads and veg from mid-summer onwards. We suggest you bring easy-to-carry baggage, not wheelie cases, for the short path leading to the hut. It’s best to bring a good head-torch even if you find you don’t need it in mid-summer, as there’s no outside lighting, – and there’s water nearby.
What’s includedAll our huts have a gas cooker with two burners, a grill and an oven. We also provide all linen, towels, and domestic essentials including cooking oil, tea, coffee, sugar, salt and pepper, candles and fire-lighting materials, logs for the wood-burning stove and peat for the outside fire-pot on request. Fresh drinking water is provided in a glass brewing jar and in water carriers which can be refilled from our mains supply. You are welcome to shared use of a small fridge/freezer that you can access at any time, 2 mins walk. We can offer you a phone charging point and an open access internet facility, both 2 mins walk. Three, O2 and EE mobile networks are fairly good here, others might be less so.
Fire SafetyOnly those candles that we provide for your use may be lit in the hut and should remain in their allocated space please. This is an essential issue with regard to occupancy of the hut. Please also help us protect the forest & leave BBQ kits safely at home. We provide a wood burning chimenea suitable for minimalist outside cooking when weather conditions allow. In dry windy weather there can be a serious fire risk in any forest environment so please be prepared for advice on the use of the outside fire at any time of the year.
DogsRegrettably visiting dog/s are not possible at The Lazy Duck on account of the free roaming waterfowl and the sensitive wildlife in the vicinity. However we can personally recommend a small local kennel offering first class accommodation and individual care at a reasonable price to enable your pet to get the benefit of the great walks here, if you so wish.
Hot Tub & Sauna
Lazy Duck’s wood fired hot tub can be booked in advance via email or calling us by 10am on the same day on 0131 618 6198. A minimum charge of £25 applies, however depending on uptake on the day costs can be shared on the basis of £7.50 per person, per 1 hour private session. Very sorry, we cannot offer the hot tub on New Year’s Eve, nor on Christmas Day.
The hot tub has a maximum capacity of 6 people, so if you book for 8 we recommend booking a two hour slot and rotating people in the tub. If you do this, the minimum fee will be £30 for two hours, or £7.50 per person.
For the 2-person infra-red sauna we need to have notice 90mins in advance and a minimum charge of £7.50 applies. A standard 40 minute private session with music (your choice) for 2 people costs £10, normally available on any day of the year.