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Feb
7
2014

Hotel History

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One of the most fascinating subjects about our hotels is their history. With numerous hotels around the UK, they all have a unique history and a story to be told. What we would like to do is create a web page for each hotel detailing the hotels history since it was built. They say a picture tells a thousand words and over the last few months I have been collecting postcards and others bits of [...]

Nov
1
2013

Guy Fawkes and the history of Fireworks Night.

Guy Fawkes and Conspirators

So it is nearly time again for Fireworks night which is celebrated on November 5th, Guy Fawkes Night. What do you know about the history of Guy Fawkes and Fireworks Night, where fireworks are let off and traditionally the effigy of Guy Fawkes is burned on bonfires to recognise his part in “The Gunpowder Plot” in 1605. Did you know that Guy Fawkes didn’t lead or instigate the plot to kill James I even though [...]

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 [...]

Jul
30
2012

Britain’s Favourite Landmarks

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In a recent survey conducted by MSN Travel, fellow British travellers have voted for their favourite landmarks in Britain. Amongst some of the famous places selected are situated some great Coast and Country Hotels…why not pay them a visit on your next break away? “Whet your curiosity…..” The Coast and Country Lansdown Grove Hotels ideal location makes it the perfect base from which to go and explore Number 19 on the list; the world heritage [...]

Jun
29
2012

Lansdown Grove Community Project

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Coast and Country Hotels are giving back to the local community by undertaking a variety of different charity events for their local community. Each hotel has chosen a cause worthy of their ongoing support and staff at the Lansdown Grove hotel staff have been working tirelessly to raise over £2000 to go towards a new state of the art Gamma-CT Scanner for the Royal United Hospital Forever Friends Appeal. Staff at the hotel ran a [...]

Jun
12
2012

The Lansdown Grove Hotel, Bath

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Regency splendour and Roman Baths Introduction: In 1860, the Times described The Lansdown Grove Hotel as, ‘one of the most delightful houses in bath’. It is thought to be one of the oldest building in the city and is a grade 2 listed, but today it also boasts all the amenities you would expect from a modern hotel. The hotel has the classic Bath look – traditional Bath stone, elegant Regency facade and beautiful high [...]