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“Atmospheric mock medieval house with award winning spa set amid 30 acres of private parkland with direct beach access. Large rooms feature high beamed ceilings, antique four poster beds and luxury bathrooms. Dine in equally sumptuous surrounds. Well positioned from London as a weekend get away. ”

“Atmospheric mock medieval house with award winning spa set amid 30 acres of private parkland with direct beach access. Large rooms feature high beamed ceilings, antique four poster beds and luxury bathrooms. Dine in equally sumptuous surrounds. Well positioned from London as a weekend get away. ”

Hotel Review

A realistic medieval mock-up created in the 1920s by Walter Guinness, later Lord Moyne, and his wife Evelyn. She had a passion for all things medieval; they bought land on which a small 13th century chapel already stood, and built a bewitching folly using a wide variety of authentic materials, from the golden Somerset stone walls to the vast 15th century oak front door from South Warnborough church. Nowadays it boasts a spa, with indoor and outdoor pools, in a contrastingly airy building,. The hotel’s lawns are dotted with toy town medieval outbuildings, flowers, shrubs and peacocks, and the chef’s latest experiment: caged hams hanging from trees to cure. Climping Beach is a stroll away across the meadows.
 

Written by Marcus Waring

Recommended For

  • Romantic Break
  • Lovely spa with a wide range of treatments, couples side by side bath tubs and a wonderfully secluded feel.
  • Country Escape
  • Cosy and luxurious interiors beckon you home from a day exploring the thirty acres of private parkland.
  • Great walks
  • Enjoy lovely coastal walks directly from the property, or explore the Norman chapel on the grounds.
  • Hotel Entertainment
  • Make the most of the hot tub, sauna, indoor pool and tennis courts!
  • Other Activities
  • Spend an unforgettable day at the races at nearby Goodwood.
  • Wine tasting
  • Take a tour and do a tasting at Tinwood Estate vineyard.
  • Sights nearby
  • Visit Arundel Castle and try your hand at jousting.
  • Beach nearby
  • A short walk from Climping Beach.
  • Pet friendly
  • Pets allowed on request
  • Free wifi
  • Quiet
  • Wedding license
  • Luxury
  • Country House
  • Full of character
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Antiques
  • Child friendly
  • Romantic
  • Disabled access
  • Wellbeing
  • Traditional
  • Charming
  • Four poster beds

Facilities

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor wooden hot tub and indoor spa pool.
  • Pet friendly
  • Pets allowed on request
  • Parking
  • Free parking
  • In room DVD
  • Games room
  • Wedding license
  • Bar
  • Four poster beds
  • Sauna/Steam
  • Meeting Room
  • Massage
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Child friendly
  • Free wifi
  • Disabled access
  • Wifi

Activities

  • Great walks
  • Enjoy lovely coastal walks directly from the property, or explore the Norman chapel on the grounds.
  • Hotel Entertainment
  • Make the most of the hot tub, sauna, indoor pool and tennis courts!
  • Other Activities
  • Spend an unforgettable day at the races at nearby Goodwood.
  • Wine tasting
  • Take a tour and do a tasting at Tinwood Estate vineyard.
  • Sights nearby
  • Visit Arundel Castle and try your hand at jousting.

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