Boarding Prices for 2022

£8.00 per day for 1 tortoise - This includes drop off and pick up days

£5.00 per day - for each additional tortoise. As tortoises are essentially solitary animals, we accommodate each tortoise in separate accommodation.

A £20 non refundable 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 heat and UV lamps.

*Daily care for your tortoise including regular baths.

*Time in the tortoise garden during summer months in an individual, escape-proof run with refuge.

*All food - Weeds & flowers are grown at Tortoise bnb (You're welcome to bring food if you wish.)

*Substrate and daily cleaning.

* Collection & drop off to owners at Harpenden or Hemel Hemstead Railway Stations is also available by prior arrangement at £15 per journey.

* Collection & drop off to owners' homes may be available and is charged at 50p per mile.

Drop off and pick up times.

Monday to Friday between 9 and 10 a.m. or 4 and 6 p.m. 

Saturday between 9 and 10 a.m. or 4 and 6 p.m. 

Sunday between 9 and 10 a.m at Tortoise Bnb only.

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


Hibernation Service Prices: 

Hibernation Service Includes:

  • Three weeks 'wind down'.
  • Hibernation period of between 6 and fourteen weeks (to be agreed beforehand) 
  • Up to one week 'wake up' period. 

The price for winter 2022/2023 starts at £200 for 6 weeks hibernation and rises by increments to a maximum of £260 for 14 weeks hibernation.

Go to the Hibernation page for further information.


The price of boarding for two tortoises in separate accommodation is just £13 per day.


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