Boarding Prices at Tortoise BnB for 2017

£7.00 per day for one tortoise - This includes the day you drop off and the day you pick up your tortoise.

£3.00 per day - for each additional tortoise sharing the same accommodation.

£5.00 per day - for each additional tortoise in separate accommodation.

A £20 non returnable deposit is required at the time of booking, which will be deducted from the final fee.

Included in the price:

*Large, individual, indoor tortoise tables each with their own lamp.

*Daily care for your tortoise including regular baths.

*Time in the tortoise meadow during summer months in an enclosed run with refuge.

*All food.  (You are of course welcome to provide any food if you wish to.)

*Substrate and daily cleaning.

*Transport to and from Nine Lives Vets.


Drop off and pick up times.

Monday to Friday between 9 and 10 a.m. or 4 and 6 p.m. (Or any time between 8.30 and 6.30 at Nine Lives Vets, Redbourn)

Saturday between 9 and 10 a.m. or 4 and 6 p.m. (Or any time between 8.30 and 11.30 at Nine Lives, Redbourn)

Sunday between 9 and 10 a.m.

There is no drop off or pick up on Public Holidays (Bank holidays, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter Day.)

Drop off and pick up outside of these hours may be available at an additional cost of £5


Hibernation Prices at Tortoise BnB


Hibernation includes: Three weeks 'wind down', hibernation period (to be agreed) and a one week 'wake up' period. The length of time of hibernation and dates should be planned with you and your vet at your tortoise's pre hibernation check.

The price for winter 2017/18 starts at £110 for up to 6 weeks hibernation and rises by £7 per week to a maximum of £150 for 12 weeks hibernation.

Go to the Hibernation page for further information.



The price of boarding for two tortoises sharing is just £10 per day.