Reviews Archive: Old England

Strattons ~ Norfolk

Our rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ 

We gasp as we walk in; it’s amazing. How we wish we’d booked more than one night.

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The Pig in the Wall ~ Southampton

Our rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ 

The perfect slice of Old England, The Pig in the Wall is a beautifully-designed and very welcoming bijou boutique hotel, in a coastal city steeped in history.

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The Westleton Crown ~ Suffolk

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The Westleton Crown really is a wonderful gem of a retreat – a great winter getaway and a serene (and secluded) summer destination. Well, if it was good enough for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, it’s definitely good enough for us!

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The Pavilion ~ Dorset

Our rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

We couldn’t feel more relaxed in this gorgeous self catering country idyll – Cleo and Andrew have thought of everything, and more. There’s even a Power Plate.

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Tudor Farmhouse ~ Gloucestershire

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Its bewitching Old England setting, its charm and its luxe make the Tudor Farmhouse hotel in Gloucestershire impossible to resist. Romantic walks, excellent food and friendly staff combine for the perfect weekend in the country.

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The Cat Inn ~ West Sussex

Our rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

Oozing Olde English charm, Cat Inn is a 16th century free house with oak beams, inglenook fireplaces, brilliant staff and great food.

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The Punch Bowl ~ Lake District

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A sign by the door of The Punch Bowl advises that it is also the village post office – very Larkrise to Candleford; we’re beginning to feel like Pearl and Ruby Pratt – we can tell we’re going to like it here!

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Milsom View ~ Bath, Somerset

Our rating: ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆ ⋆

Is Bath the most perfect place in Britain? They’ve got it all: Roman bits, Regency swank, stunning countryside and some of the most contented locals we’ve ever met.

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