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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 563 reviews

The country’s oldest inhabited moated house oozes medieval charm

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At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible

Situated in 26 acres of beautiful grounds, this hotel is reputed to be the oldest inhabited, moated house in the country. The house's medieval charm and character combine well with 21st-century guest facilities. Executive and luxury suites are available. Public areas, with their fine panelling and mullioned stained-glass windows include the magnificent Great Chamber.

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  • En-suite rooms: 60
  • Family rooms: 14
  • Ground-floor rooms: 25
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Freeview TV in rooms

Room rates

  • Single room, minimum price: £105
  • Double room, minimum price: £115

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Night porter
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 80


  • Accessible bedrooms: 1
  • Walk-in showers


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu
  • Ironing facilities


  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Hard tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Number of holes: 9
  • Croquet
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Steam room, pitch and putt, outdoor trim trail


  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate (£): 163
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum): 180
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum): 80
  • Boardroom-style holds (maximum): 60


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 75

Getting here

M42 junction 9, A4097, 2 miles to roundabout, take 2nd exit signed Walmley. Take 2nd exit from next 5 roundabouts follow Sutton Coldfield signs. At 6th roundabout take 3rd exit follow Sutton Coldfield signs. Hotel on left.

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Nearest train station

Sutton Coldfield

Nearest motorway junction

M6 junction 6/M42 junction 9
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