Historic Britain is offering great summer discounts with up to half-price deals for stays in some of the UK’s oldest manor houses, pubs and farmhouses. Take a trip back in time…
Fleece Inn, Bretforton, Worcestershire: The Fleece Inn (above) is a 14th Century English pub, owned by the National Trust. Built in the time of Chaucer, the Fleece houses one of England’s oldest collections of Pewter. The Inn was originally a medieval farmhouse, with animals occupying one end of the building and the yeoman family living at the other. It became a village inn in 1848.
There’s 50% off mid-week accommodation until the end of September, with double rooms at £48.75, including breakfast. Guests can also take advantage of 33 per cent off their food from Monday to Thursday. Click here to book with http://www.historicbritain.com/vendor/fleeceinn.aspx
Priory Bay Hotel, Seaview, Isle of Wight: Dating back to 1100 the Priory Bay Hotel is an elegant country retreat with its own private beach, a perfect escape for luxurious, relaxing breaks. On a 70-acre plot, the hotel has tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, two award-winning restaurants, helipad, a six-hole golf course (lessons available), woodlands, falconry, riding on the beach and spectacular coastal walks.
The Priory Hotel is offering Gastronomic Weekends which include either a tutored wine tasting, a cookery demonstration or foraging trip around the estate. On Friday enjoy three complimentary glasses of wine, chosen to match your menu choice. On Saturday, you can enjoy the Chef’s Menu and, on Sunday, relax with a local hay-roasted joint before returning to the fray. Prices from £580, based on two sharing for two nights, inclusive of the above and breakfast both mornings. Click here to book with http://www.historicbritain.com/vendor/priorybay.aspx
Yarlington House, Wincanton, Somerset: Yarlington House is an elegant Georgian manor house set in its own grounds with surrounding woodland and parkland. In Yarlington near Wincanton with Bath, Bristol and Salisbury all within an hour’s drive away, the family home of Count and Countess de Salis has a 25% discount for bookings made via HistoricBritain.com in August and September, subject to availability. Rooms from £105-£120 after discount, including breakfast. Click here to book with http://www.historicbritain.com/vendor/yarlington.aspx
Baumber Park B&B, Baumber in Lincolnshire: Baumber Park is a spacious, elegant farmhouse dating from 1680, on a working farm. The gardens are a riot of colour in the summer months and there is a grass tennis court and a large wildlife pond at the bottom of the lawn. The kitchen garden grows most of the fruit and vegetables used in the house. Baumber Park is offering a 10% discount on bookings of three nights or more, with double rooms costing between £66 and £70 per night, including breakfast. Click here to book with http://www.historicbritain.com/vendor/baumber.aspx
For more accommodation choices, go to www.historicbritain.com