Good Hotel Guide Review
Keep an eye out for roe deer and red squirrels in the extensive grounds of Valerie and Robert Kerr’s ‘warm and welcoming, friendly and quiet’ hotel. The ‘beautiful’ Victorian mansion is set into hillside dotted with pine trees; within, find cosy public areas, ‘very comfortable’, traditionally decorated bedrooms, and a host of single malt whiskies. Scottish-influenced dishes cooked by new chef Eric Toralba are served in the restaurant overlooking the garden. Fishing breaks may be organised; theatre packages raise the curtain on the town’s cultural scene. 3 lounges (log fire), bar, restaurant. Free Wi-Fi (in lounge), in-room TV (Freeview). Soft background music in the evenings. 7-acre grounds. Parking. Children (in Coach House; special menu; cot; extra bed charged) and well-behaved dogs (£7.50 per night) welcomed. ¼ mile N of town. 29 bedrooms (3 in annexe, 6 in Coach House; 7 on ground floor). Per person B&B from £54, D,B&B from £74.
This hotel accepts room upgrade vouchers which entitle readers to a space available room upgrade. The voucher must be presented at check-in and is entirely at the hotelier’s discretion.