Clever combination of old and new in a building full of character
At a glance
Built in 1742 to mark the centenary of the Battle of Edgehill (when Charles I raised his standard at the start of the Civil War), this striking castellated property has a unique history. Many original features have can still be seen – the wood-panelling in the restaurant and exposed stone walls and arches really add to the charm of the building. The Tower bedrooms (Rupert and Kings) boast four-poster beds and panoramic views; there is also a room suitable for families and one on the ground floor – all are stylish. Dinner in the AA Rosette award-winning restaurant should not be missed, and breakfast features the best local produce.