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In a region famed for its luxury manor-house hotels, Foxhills stands apart – not just because of its size (just eight rooms) but because of its style of service. The aim is to create the feel of a private house, rather than a hotel – there are no rules, no set times for meals – and instead of a menu, the chef will discuss what you might fancy to eat and then set about preparing it.
The fire-lit lounges come with a menu of complimentary drinks (including spirits and champagne), and guests are welcome to browse the bottles in the well-stocked cellar.
Foxhill Manor is the little sister of Dormy House, and guests are welcome to use their spa and facilities. If you’re looking for somewhere luxurious that’s totally chilled-out, this is a great choice.
Only children over 12 are permitted.
Foxhill Manor is located up a private road through the Farncombe Estate. Step outside the door and you’re in glorious countryside (the Estate stretches to 400 acres), but in spite of it feeling like the ultimate rural retreat, the small town of Broadway is just a stone’s throw away. Dip in for the upscale cafés, restaurants and boutiques along its picturesque high street, before returning to the tranquillity and silence of the Estate.
Farncombe also offers clay-pigeon shooting, floristry and pottery workshops, alongside miles of walking trails.
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