Widbrook Grange - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer
7 miles away
A Georgian farmhouse filled with upcycled agricultural salvage might seem an odd sort of sister hotel for a Scottish hunting lodge, but here, as at Shieldaig Lodge (see Gairloch), it’s all about heritage.
‘It’s like staying with friends in their country retreat,’ said our inspectors on a visit to this ornate Italianate Victorian house in woodland and gardens, with the ‘huge plus’ of an outdoor heated pool.
The eye-catching 18th-century merchant’s house overlooking the River Avon has been imaginatively converted into a relaxed, modern-day inn with designer bedrooms and an industrial-chic bar and restaurant.
Think of a quintessential English coaching inn – half-timbered facade, big stone fireplaces, low-beamed rooms, leaded windows, panelled walls, wonky floors – and you could be describing this 15th Century village inn.