The hotel is now reopen and we are offering 40% off your room rate until Friday 8 March
Wake up to Birdsong
My two hotels in the West country are each very different and I love them both. One for its perfect position and views of the Cornish sea, the other for its extraordinary architecture deep in the secluded Devon countryside.
Hotel Endsleigh is a Grade I historic house set in 100 acres of fairytale woodland, follies and grottos created by Humphry Repton. The Duke of Bedford, who owned a third of Devon, chose this spot for his fishing and hunting lodge.
Hidden on the edge of the Dartmoor, many of the 18 bedrooms have magnificent views of the gardens, the river Tamar and beyond into Cornwall.
There is no muzak whatsoever at Endsleigh only the birds singing and the bats squeaking.
The most profound change this year will be a state of the art new kitchen. During most of this time (14 February-7 March) the hotel will be able to reopen but with a simpler food offering.
In the mornings we will serve a buffet style breakfast in the Main House. A simple light lunch menu with a very good homemade soup and Afternoon Tea will be set out in the Library each day as usual.
Dinner on the other hand, will be completely different. Instead of individual reservations and the traditional menu in the Restaurant, we will instead serve a set three course dinner each evening in the Stables. This will be served on one large table at 7.30pm in the style of a dinner party. The room will be decorated beautifully with twinkling tea lights and outside in the courtyard we will light the fire pit to create the feeling of one of our private parties.
In light of this more simple offering, guests staying during this period (14 February-7 March) will be offered a 40% discount on their room rate.
The hotel will reopen completely on Friday 8 March
On Saturday 9 March we christen our new kitchen with a very special dinner hosted by Skye McAlpine.
In March, normal service is resumed
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