Couples looking to book a staycation minimoon this summer will love the five-star Ellenborough Park hotel located on the doorstep of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the world-famous Cheltenham Racecourse. The hotel's lush grounds, forward-thinking al-fresco dining, spa and outdoor pool make it the ideal choice for a dreamy English honeymoon or weekend break.
The elegant manor house dating back to the 15th century combines tradition - with its wood panelling and open fireplaces - with contemporary design by Nina Campbell. The 61 charming bedrooms are home to spacious bathrooms with roll top bathtubs and heated marble floors, and there are family and dog-friendly rooms too, some with their own self-contained gardens which are perfect for furry friends.
A quintessentially English afternoon tea can be enjoyed in the majestic Great Hall or in the oak-panelled restaurant while casual dining is available in the Horse Box. The menu at Ellenborough Park is designed to appeal to wide tastes, using fresh and seasonal ingredients and with easy options for vegetarians and vegans. This summer guests can also opt to dine al fresco in new and quirky outdoor 'carriages' or in the Cedar Pavilion Tent.
Racing enthusiasts can follow the private path from the hotel grounds directly to the neighbouring racecourse, whilst guests wanting to enjoy some culture can pay a visit to the nearby city of Cheltenham, famous for its history and festivals. Visitors can also immerse themselves in the country lifestyle and explore the rolling countryside - the estate is ideally situated in 90 acres of parkland at the bottom of Cleeve Hill.
The Indian-themed spa, coupled with its peaceful location, make Ellenborough Park an idyllic retreat to reset and unwind. In addition to using the gym, relaxation room, sauna and steam room, guests can indulge in a restorative Elemis face or body treatment and enjoy a dip in the heated outdoor pool or jacuzzi.
Ellenborough Park's impressive heritage and location make it ideal for those wishing to immerse themselves in nature, but also enjoy the comfort of a hotel stay marked by friendly attention to detail and warm service.
Nightly rates at Ellenborough Park start from £299 inclusive of VAT and breakfast based on double rooms sleeping two people.
For more information please visit https://www.ellenboroughpark.com
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