Health & wellbeing

Cold water swimming
in our natural swimming pond
Country walks right from our door
there are more country walks in Wimbish than any other Essex parish
Bring your bike
and join the Tour de France route just down the road from Piglets
Luxury indoor board games
you're in luck, our family has been making luxury games since 1958
Table games...
our games room has snooker, table-tennis, darts and Foosball on offer
Outdoor games
our Croquet lawn awaits as does our competition-size Petanque piste
Mini gym
pumping iron or just stretching, we have enough to keep your fitness regime on track
Or just relax!
be it a good book, a cuppa or a relaxing aperitif on our Mediterranean patio
Infrared sauna
de-stress in our sauna or enjoy a massage or reflexology treatment from one of our visiting therapists

Many of our guests come to Piglets for a well deserved break from the rigours and stresses of daily life and find when they arrive that Piglets offers much more than they expected…


The Buddha in the tranquil water at Piglets eco swimming pond, a great area for meditation

Many of our guests come to Piglets for a well deserved break from the rigours and stresses of daily life and find when they arrive that Piglets offers much more than they expected…


We wouldn’t dare to declare ourselves a ‘spa’ but certainly,we offer many facilities that enhance one’s wellbeing and mental health; below we explore these:

Doing our bit for the planet, where possible we use our electric scooter to go to the market!

Chrissie & Max Parker, Piglets Boutique owners on their eco-electric scooter
It’s all about being the best: best location, best food, best ambience, best bed, best pool, best honesty bar, best games room, best peace & quiet, all because of Max and Chrissie, who are the best hosts! Everything is to their exceptional taste and standards. Stay at least two nights, and don’t bother going anywhere else.
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Aug 2022

Here are some of the facilities that await you...

The natural swimming pond was fantastic, it was super refreshing for a dip. We loved our time here – we just wish it was longer!
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Aug 2020
We also used the games room which has a full size snooker table, football, table tennis, darts etc and there are luxury board games in the guest lounge.
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Aug 2021

Cold water therapy in our eco swimming pond

is does get up to 25 degrees in summer as well!

Games galore!

Brain, table & outdoor

A Lloyds standard gym
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Mar 2020
Saffron Walden is a twenty five minute cycle ride away through wonderful countryside. We love history and spent many happy hours cycling out to the numerous ancient churches and settlements in the area.
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Carolyn C - Australia
July 2022

Mini Gym

keep your fitness in check


Bring your bike & take the Tour de France route

Secluded, quiet, luxurious it was perfect to relax.
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Natasha Bin Hughes
Sept 2019

Infra-red Sauna, Reflexology & Massage

Book a sauna or contact one of our visiting therapists

Chrissie even wrote out instructions for a great circular walk from the property which we really enjoyed.
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Sept 2022
We loved the communal areas where we could relax and read and play cards. Great bar!! It’s set in a quiet country location so very peaceful too.

Go walkies!

with more public footpaths than anywhere in Essex


Just chill with a book & a drink on a sun lounger

Best B&B and Guest House of the year