Discover medieval Hadleigh – Ivytree B&B

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 30-06-2010

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Hadleigh in Suffolk is a small market town sited on the River Brett. A beautiful medieval village, the Guildhall dates back to the 15th century while St Mary’s Church (shown), which is built of flint & freestone and is one of the largest in the country, dates from the 13th century.

Hadleigh received its market charter in 1252,  From the medieval period until the 17th century woollen-cloth was produced here which made Hadleigh one of the wealthiest towns in the country. Many of the houses built during this period can still be seen in the main streets.

If you are looking to explore Hadleigh and the surrounding Suffolk countryside then the Ivytree Bed and Breakfast in The Haven is the perfect base.  The Haven which overlooks the valley in which the River Brett lies and  Toppesfield Bridge (shown) forms part of the riverside walk.

Ivytree is in a quiet rural setting on the outskirts of Hadleigh overlooking the beautiful Brett Valley. There is a large garden with spectacular views which guests are welcome to use.

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Find Fishing Holidays now promoting B&B, Guest Houses and Hotels

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Owners | Posted on 29-06-2010

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We are delighted to announce the Find Fishing Holidays is now promoting B&B, Guest Houses and Hotels that are ideal for a fishing holiday or perfect for a stop over on your way to your fishing trip.

What’s more, for B&B owners signing up to The Bed and Breakfast Guide multi site offer you will be included on this site as well as the other sites – The Bed and Breakfast Guide, British Bed Breakfast and Go Surfing.  Offering superb value – advertising on 4 different B&B websites for just £29.99 per year.

For existing multi site members, you will automatically be included in the Find Fishing Holidays accommodation directory.

To find out more about the multi site offer click here >

Explore Warwick, Stratford upon Avon from Model Farm B&B

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 27-06-2010

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Located on the outskirts of Harbury in Warwickshire, Model Farm B&B is a perfect base to explore the county and local towns including Leamington Spa, Warwick and Stratford Upon Avon. And, with the Royal Leamington Spa Dallas Burston Polo Ground being only half a mile away it provides an excellent base for visiting Polo players.

A newly built house in 14 acres of its own land, with a spacious garden and patio area Model Farm B&B is located on the outskirts of Harbury. The bed and breakfast accomodation, some of which, is en-suite is ideal for either business or pleasure.  It even has stabling nearby for horses.

With panoramic country views, peace and quiet, it is only 10 minutes by car to Land Rover, Jaguar and Aston Martin and the National Heritage Motor Centre all located at Gaydon in Warwickshire. Other local attractions include Farnborough Hall, Chesterton Mill and the Silverstone motor racing circuit is also with in reach.

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Wonderful Warwickshire – Redland Farm B&B

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 23-06-2010

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Redlands Farm Bed and Breakfast at Gaydon is the perfect base to explore Warwickshire.  The Motor Heritage Centre is in Gaydon itself, and the popular tourist attractions of Warwick Castle and Kenilworth Castle are close by.  Also a must for visitors to Warwickshire are the towns of Royal Leamington Spa and, William Shakespeare’s birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon.

Redlands Farm Bed & Breakfast is situated in a quiet and peaceful location set in the delightful countryside of leafy Warwickshire. A well established family business, run by Ann and Richard Humphries, it provides excellent quality bed and breakfast in a traditional farmhouse with modern facilities, including an outdoor swimming pool and BBQ area.

Easy access to major road networks, M40 and M42 motorways and within easy reach of Birmingham’s International Airport and Railway Station…. it’s a perfect base to explore Warwickshire.

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Explore Hampshire – Abbotswood Orchard

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 22-06-2010

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The Abbotswood Orchard is perfectly situated to explore everything that Hampshire has to offer. Just 8 miles from both Winchester and Southampton with The New Forest, Lymington and Lyndhurst about 30 minutes away… Bournemouth is within 1 hour’s drive.

The superb Abbotswood Orchard is set in its own grounds of 5 acres on the outskirts of the old market town of Romsey with superb county views. It offers spacious, detached, non-smoking accommodation, on a bed and breakfast basis, in a friendly and relaxed environment

Abbotswood Orchard is ideally placed for the keen fly fisher as the River Test is within easy reach and also for golfers there are many courses close by.

The accommodation comprises of one double and one twin bedroom both en-suite.  Both rooms have TV with freeview and radio alarm clocks.

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B&B Guide protects owners from spammers

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in News, Owners | Posted on 22-06-2010

To protect B&B Owners who list their property on the website, The Bed and Breakfast Guide has introduced contact forms with ‘captcha’ security protection for all contact with the accommodation listed.

This improved security will be rolling out this week across the listing pages and B&B featured pages.  If you experience any difficulty contacting an owner or in receiving messages then please contact us.

Finest Farnham – Dove House in Surrey

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 21-06-2010

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Farnham in Surrey will surprise you! Although it is just an hours drive from London, once you turn in to Farnham you are entering a different world. It is an old English market town with narrow streets lined with some of the finest Georgian architecture in the South East of England with a parish church and castle dating back to the 12th Century.

Farnham has a host of attractions for visitors, and its historic character combines with the best of modern facilities.

With a wealth of tempting opportunities for escaping to the countryside, shopping, eating out, sightseeing, visiting galleries or just sitting in gardens and flower filled yards soaking up the enchanting atmosphere.

If you spend some time walking around the town, especially near the parish church, St Andrews, and the small streets off the main shopping streets, you will find some beautiful buildings with great character.

Farnham – stay at Dove House
Dove House in Farnham specialise in fresh wholefoods, with home made bread and good quality ingredients for  breakfasts. There is always fresh fruit, yoghurt, juice and a choice of cereals, as well as a choice of cooked breakfasts.

Dove House offers two bedrooms – the Lavender room is a single room, and the Olive Room is a double room with a double bed. This room has great views over farmland and hills. They are both attractively decorated and comfortable, with plenty of wardrobe space and storage space for clothes. They have tea/coffee making facilities, with a selection of teas and coffees and home made biscuits. There is a hairdryer and iron and ironing board available for guests.

Broadband Internet access is available to guests at no extra charge.

Dove House is not far from Farnham town centre – about a 10-15 minute walk. Farnham has a good choice of restaurants and pubs where you can get an evening meal, or Ros can provide an evening meal by prior arrangement.

Dove House is ideal for people who are on business, or on courses locally, visiting family and friends, or party and wedding guests, or those just wanting a holiday break to visit the area.

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Discover Sussex – the Sportsman Inn

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in Places to visit | Posted on 20-06-2010

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Whether you’re planning to walk, cycle or explore the historic local towns & coast of Sussex, The Sportsman Inn is a superb base. Set exactly 1/2 way on the Southdowns Way between Winchester and Eastbourne, in picturesque Amberley village (the ‘Pearl of Sussex’), in the heart of the Southdowns National Park.

All the best attractions of Sussex are right on the door step, so why not plan a days racing at nearby Fontwell or Goodwood? If speed is more your style visit the world famous Goodwood Motor Circuit – all within a 10 – 15 minute drive. Beautiful Arundel is 5 miles away with its Castle, Cathedral, Wetlands and unique shops. Historic Parham House & gardens are just a walk away and the Roman town of Chichester with its theatres, markets and cathedral is just 15 minutes away by car. The pretty market towns of Petworth, Midhurst & Storrington are all nearby.

Petworth boasts the magnificent Petworth House and Park (designed by Capability Brown) as well as many antique shops. Midhurst hosts Gold Cup Polo and offers a range of independant shops and boutiques. Amberley Working Museum is a short walk away, or why not spend the afternoon on a cruise of the Arun river, or fishing at nearby Chalk Springs Trout Fishery?

The Sportsman Inn is an award winning freehouse with a history that dates to at least 1706. They offer a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere in which you can enjoy our superb local ales, fine wines and locally sourced, homemade food – from pub favourites to gourmet meals. All while you enjoy the stunning views of Amberley Wildbrooks and the Southdowns. 5 en-suite rooms are all individually decorated and have views across the Wilbrooks towards Pulborough RSPB Nature reserve or of the Southdowns.Perfect for bird watchers & nature lovers! All rooms have TV, tea/coffee making facilities and power showers. Breakfast is served in the conservatory restaurant and you can choose from a hearty full english (with locally produced sausages, award winning black pudding & local free-range eggs) or a selection of contenental dishes. Short breaks at special rates are available mid week from October – March.

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New B&B blog

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Posted by B&B Blogger | Posted in News, Owners | Posted on 19-06-2010

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Welcome to the new travel blog covering B&B, Guest House and Hotel accommodation in the UK.  Great Britain and Ireland has some of the finest bed and breakfast accommodation in the World and here we will tell you all about it, including great places to visit and stay.