Monthly Archives: August 2017


Preparing the hotel for autumn & winter

At our hotel, we’re sticklers for the details and keeping everything in excellent condition and the rooms well looked after are a vital part of our on-going success. At this time of year, Jane and our housekeeping team are busy keeping everything spick and span. Here are a few of their top tips: Just as […]

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Using herbs in the winter months

During the winter, any herbs you grow outside will naturally die back, but with some sensible forward planning you can keep using them in your cooking throughout the colder months. Freshly-picked herbs are definitely the best for flavour. Mints, sages and parsleys can all be potted up around now and brought inside in September to […]

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Our Coleridge Restaurant takes gold at Taste of the West Awards

We have recently scooped a prestigious gold award for our Coleridge Restaurant at this year’s (2017) Taste of the West Awards. We’re absolutely over the moon to have scooped the gold award for the third year running in the Restaurant category and it is a testament to all the hard work the whole team puts […]

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Special stargazing supper for Dark Skies Festival

Exmoor Astronomer Seb Jay is helping us host a Stargazing Supper evening in November. The event on Thursday, November 2 includes a special menu, the chance to view the stars with expert advice and assistance, and the opportunity to stay over too. For the Stargazing Supper evening, Seb will be bringing along his telescopes and […]

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