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Hampton Manor, Warwickshire, Reopens

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Hampton Manor combines history and modernity in its forty-five acres, in the heart of England. From 7th July, this Michelin-starred destination will be the perfect location to enjoy a foodie-staycation break. With a maximum of thirty-eight overnight residents on the estate at one time, each guest will effectively possess an acre each for three days! Hampton Manor is home to nineteen bedrooms and a luxury cottage.

What are the highlights?
* Dining in Michelin-starred Peels Restaurant
* New Summer House Nyetimber Bar referencing William Morris
* Field Guide for all, with local walks to explore the surrounding countryside
* Wine tasting from the award-winning AA Wine Award England 2019-20 and AA Wine Award Overall 2019-20 lists
* Dining in the Smokehouse located within the grounds amongst the firepits and candlelit greenhouses.

Staycation Foodie Break
The 2-night/3-day break includes daily dinner, bed and breakfast and a wine tasting on one day. On the first night, guests will dine in the Smokehouse located within the grounds amongst the firepits and candlelit greenhouses and on the second night guests dine in the Manor at Michelin-starred Peel’s Restaurant, ensuring social distancing throughout.
Priced from £730 for two nights on a DBB basis, based on two guests.

A calendar of Craft & Foodie workshops will also be unveiled in June, open to all guests.

Summer House Nyetimber Bar referencing William Morris
The glass roofed courtyard has been transformed into a space filled with light and decked in seasonal blooms and foliage inspired and designed on ‘The Strawberry Thief’ by William Morris. The Summer House opens out onto a private terrace serving traditional cream teas throughout the afternoon and all day Nyetimber by the glass.

Owners James and Fjona

During the stay, all guests are invited to meet owners James and Fjona for a complimentary wine tasting and a guided tour of the Walled Garden which supplies the restaurant, all produce is organically grown. The Manor’s walled garden was completed in 1891. Designed by Thomas Mawson, the first President of the Landscape Institute, it marked a way of life that had flourished in the Victorian Era. Today it has evolved into a wonderful blooming space full of vegetation.

Michelin-Starred Dining
Peel’s Restaurant won a Michelin-star, Michelin’s Welcome and Service Award, and Four AA-Rosettes within the space of two weeks in 2016. Peel’s is home to simple British dishes cooked using seasonal ingredients and modern cooking techniques under Head Chef Rob Palmer. The wine lists are some of the most exciting in the UK covering the ‘old’ and ‘new’ worlds and recognised by the AA winning AA Wine Award England 2019-20 and AA Wine Award Overall 2019-20. Peel’s has been laid out according to government spacing guidelines between tables.

Walking Warwickshire with a Field Guide
The forty-five acres of gardens are fantastic to sunbathe in, enjoy alfresco dining or as a starting point before a longer walk. Each guest is given a field guide with various walks to enjoy the fresh air. This guide provides walking routes further afield and highlights a network of footpaths around the village including access to the historic Packhorse Bridge.

Manor Cottage – The Ultimate Secluded Escape
How about a gourmet getaway with friends in Hampton Manor’s four bedroom cottage? Manor Cottage overlooks the Walled Garden adjoined by a small garden gate into a private garden. Guests will have their own lounge, a kitchen with an Aga, sun room and dining room in addition to four en-suite bedrooms.

Social Distancing and Safety
Hampton Manor have installed temperature checking cameras that automatically scan guests and team members upon entry. Peel’s Restaurant has been laid out according to government spacing guidelines between tables and dining in Smoke will take place across the smokehouse, two green houses and alfresco to enable social distancing. Any workshops will be in small groups and will consider social distancing and spacing. Hampton Manor will, of course, make best use of the 45 acres of fresh air!

Destination on your Doorstep
Hampton Manor is a house, built in 1855, in the time of William Morris and the Arts and Crafts era that is today, heavily visual throughout the property. It was also the former estate of Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel. A labour of love for his son, Sir Fredrick Peel. A house made for convening the leaders in industry and government is now re-open to welcome guests to a socially distanced staycation. Onsite parking is available and Hampton-in-Arden train station is a five minute walk away.

You must be tempted by now. And if not, please scroll down for more lovely images of Hampton Manor.

Hampton Manor
Shadowbrook Lane, Hampton-In-Arden, Solihull, B92 0DQ
01675 446 080

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