Wrap up and win!

Great Inns of Britain launches ‘Winter Woolies’ Christmas competition! From the subtle snowflake to the raucous reindeer, the tinsel trimmed tree or the sozzled Santa – everyone loves a Christmas jumper! And what better surroundings to set off your seasonal chic than one of the UK’s best independent country inns, with fabulous food, gorgeous rooms [...]

2015-07-21T15:26:33+00:00 November 28th, 2014|

Sawday’s Award for The King’s Head Inn!

Following news earlier this month that the Inn at Whitewellis ‘perfect' according to its entry in the 16th edition of Sawday’s British Hotel Guide, we’re delighted to report that another of our inns, The King’s Head Inn at Bledington in the Cotswolds, has won the ‘Nicely Priced’ award in the first Sawday’s British Hotel Awards.

2016-05-05T15:20:24+00:00 October 21st, 2014|

Inn at Whitewell is ‘perfect’!

Yes - it has finally happened. One of our inns has been (quite rightfully) assigned the title of 'perfect.'By Alistair Sawday, no less. The Inn at Whitewell has won an “Old Favourites” award in the first Sawday’s British Hotel Awards.

2016-05-05T15:16:47+00:00 October 10th, 2014|

Great Inn Keepers divulge their secrets on Lovefood.com

It's no secret that the humble inn has come a long way in recent years, and as The Daily Mail and The Telegraph reported earlier this week, 'pubs with rooms' now compete with top hotels. But what exactly makes an inn great? And why are they booming in 2014? The lovely people at Lovefood.com caught up [...]

2015-07-21T15:26:37+00:00 October 8th, 2014|

The Bell Inn ‘does the quadruple’!

The Bell Inn, Horndon on the Hill has 'done the quadruple' and won the Good Pub Guide's 'County Dining Pub 2015' award for the fourth year running. They join a small elite, with, to our knowledge, only 10 other pubs in the country winning it four times in a row.

2016-05-05T14:56:27+00:00 September 25th, 2014|

Malt of the Month

Malt of the Month September - Glenfiddich 15 Year Old From The Wild Boar For the September Malt of the Month at The Wild Boar, George Hutton is taking us on a tour of Speyside for a Whisky that he has have come to love. I visited Glenfiddich distillery back in the mid 80’s as Secretary [...]

2016-11-07T10:36:58+00:00 September 5th, 2014|

Malt of the Month – August

Malt of the Month, The Wild Boar's Master of Malt, George Hutton, introduces us to the single malt..  that is bottled only when the Master Blender feels the flavour has reached its peak - the Glenrothes Select Reserve On 28th December 1879, two momentous things happened in Scotland. The new rail bridge over the River Tay [...]

2016-05-05T16:43:33+00:00 July 31st, 2014|

Shibden Mill achieves AA 5 Star Inn Status

Shibden Mill Inn achieves AA 5 Star Inn Status The team at Shibden Mill is celebrating after it was announced that the Inn has achieved prestigious AA 5 Star Inn status. A top achievement, it places Shibden Mill among an elite group as one of just forty-two AA 5 Star Inns in the country. Simon [...]

2016-05-05T14:39:11+00:00 July 4th, 2014|

The Victoria Inn at Holkham joins The Great Inns of Britain

The Great Inns of Britain is delighted to announce that The Victoria Inn at Holkham has become a member of this long-established collection of independently owned country and coastal inns. 'This ten-room inn boasts refined, comfortable accommodation, first-rate food and a great location near to the beach … the verdict - nine out of ten' [...]

2016-05-05T16:37:56+00:00 March 15th, 2014|