Feb
7
2013

January Email Signup Winner

The outdoor swimming pool at The Savoy Hotel

Congratulations to Bill Gowlett who has won a weekend break for two staying at any one of our Coast and Country Hotels. Bill signed up to our E-newsletter and was entered into the January draw. Bill has decided to take his break at The Savoy Hotel in Bournemouth. The Savoy Hotel is positioned in a superb cliff top location on the South Beach with stunning sea views, if you are visiting the hotel why not [...]

Jan
18
2013

Witches Turkey A Winter Warming Recipe

Head Chef Suzie Molnar

Turkey breast filled with Prunes and smoked Cheese bound in Parma Ham served with a fruity red wine Fig sauce and sweet Potato Donuts. Suzie joined The Ship and Castle Hotel, St Mawes in August 2009 as 2nd chef and was promoted to Head Chef in September 2010. Since being at the hotel Suzie has successfully overseen a number of menu changes. Suzie started her career in her native Hungary before spending three and a [...]

Jan
11
2013

Connect With Us

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Did you know we are on a number of Social Networks? We have lots to talk about and thought we would share it with you. Here is how to connect with us.

Jan
4
2013

Ship and Castle Community Projects 2012

View from the lounge inside The Ship and Castle Hotel

I spend this brief quiet period between Christmas and New Year reflecting on my first year at “The Ship and Castle Hotel” and attached “The View Café” evaluating the successes and challenges of 2012, one positive thing which really sticks in my mind is the vast change in our standing within the local community. The once “closed” doors of the hotel are well and truly open now, and many factors have lead to this shift [...]

Dec
21
2012

My Holiday in Stratford Upon Avon

Deer at Charlecote Park

Normally, I am one for jetting out of the country for a break and the thought of a UK based holiday used to make me wrinkle my nose and say, “Really?” I am also not normally one to admit when I have been proven wrong so it almost pains me to admit that I thoroughly enjoyed my first UK break in the Charlecote Pheasant Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon. When we arrived at the hotel after a [...]

Dec
14
2012

Christmas Market time…

Christmas Market

I have always loved Christmas with the presents under the tree, mince pies and cream, the giving of gifts and getting friends and family together, but it is not just Christmas day that I enjoy as I find the build up to it just a exciting as the day itself.  For me part of the magic is going around the different Christmas markets and experiencing some of the different cultures that have come from overseas [...]

Dec
7
2012

A Weekend Break In Bath

Pulteney Bridge

Our first experience of a Coast and Country Hotel was at The Lansdown Grove Hotel in Bath. The welcome was great on arrival, a very large room with a fantastic bathroom. Every little thing was for our comfort, the bed very comfy, the cleanliness was spot on, bath towels soft, no shortage of goodies in our room. The seating in the dining room was very comfortable, no touching the other tables. Food was excellent with [...]

Oct
30
2012

Scotland The Home Of Golf

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Scotland the home of golf, this is where it took root. This ancient sport has flourished on Scottish soil for centuries and remains one of the most popular pursuits. Lots of golfers travel to Scotland each year to play some of the best courses in the world and we’ve picked out a few of them located near our Portpatrick Hotel and Self Catering Apartments. Portpatrick Dunskey Golf Club The village of Portpatrick sits on the [...]

Oct
18
2012

Not Just a bed for the Night

Superior View Room at The Grand Atlantic

Whilst staying in one of our fabulous locations across England, Scotland or Wales, after a leisurely day of shopping, walking or taking in some of the idyllic sights in the area it’s always nice to come in to your warm cosy room, run a bath put the kettle on and relax before taking in some quality food and entertainment. At coast and country hotels we appreciate this fact which is why we are constantly working [...]

Oct
10
2012

Torquay’s Spinning Attraction

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Torquay’s Princess Gardens looks a little different at the minute, a 60m observation wheel has been erected. The 365 tonne wheel was completed in four days by eleven highly trained staff and has come straight from London’s Victoria Park. It is open to the public from 10am to 10pm until 31st October. The wheel will offer breath-taking views of the bay and on a clear day you can to see for miles. From the wheel [...]

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