Following the Government announcement on 17th May the hotel and indoor dining are open. Due to restrictions, we can only accept business from guests from the same household or bubble or for work.

We really look forward to welcoming our guests into a safe environment, both our front and back of house teams are committed to upholding the highest hygiene standards possible. Staying safe and maintaining social distancing will be at the core of everything we do.

All departments within the hotel have produced detailed Risk Assessments and all our teams have been trained in the new cleanliness standards.

The Hotel

A fully comprehensive COVID-19 risk assessment has been completed.

The recommended social distancing rule will be followed throughout our hotel by staff and guests and our tables will be adhering to a 2m distancing policy.

There will be additional cleaning throughout the hotel and doors to public areas will be left open.

Guests will have less contact time with staff however there will always be someone here to assist guests.

We will be offering you a “non-contact” check-in process with all payments and registration being completed prior to your arrival, the same for the check-out process. When you arrive your room key will be waiting for you and you can proceed directly to your room.

All guests will be requested to pay for extra products at point of sale. VAT receipts will be emailed to guests to assist express non contact check out.

Guest will be asked to wash or sanitise their hands before entering public areas

At check-in guests will be given a disposable information sheet and breakfast sheet to complete the night before. Breakfast will be full table service with no buffet. Tables will be 2m apart and will be laid shortly before the reservation time.

All soft furnishings in bedrooms have been removed. All room literature will be removed. Minibar fridges have been emptied however guests can contact Reception for any items to be brought to their room.

Staff will not be entering guest’s bedrooms once guests have checked in unless there is a maintenance issue. The bedroom will be sufficiently stocked for the number of night’s stay however guests can contact Reception if they require fresh towels or additions to the tea tray.

Guest rooms will be vacant for as long as possible in between guests.

Beer Garden, Terrace Restaurant and Breakfast

We are open for indoor and outdoor Dining. Indoor maximum tables of 6 or 2 households, outdoor maximum of 30.

To monitor capacity, it is essential that you book a table for Dinner in advance to avoid disappointment.

Our Staff

All of our staff have participated in COVID-19 safety and social distancing training.

All of our staff will be tested with a thermometer temperature gun each day.

Where appropriate we are grouping staff into ‘work bubbles’, which will restrict employee interaction.

Staff and guests will have different entrances to the hotel.

We look forward to seeing you with the warmest of welcomes in a safe and professional environment.

Sending you all our best wishes

Kerry Sainsbury


If you have any enquiries or questions, please email or telephone 01424 751128.

We look forward to seeing you with the warmest of welcomes in a safe and professional environment.

Sending you all our best wishes