Mini-moon review: Hampton Manor

Y&YW's Art Director Elliott Wilmot enjoys a foodie weekend in the countryside

WHERE This historic house, once home to former prime minister Sir Robert Peel, is located in the pretty village of Hampton-in-Arden in the West Midlands. The 45 glorious acres of parkland that surround the hotel are perfect for morning strolls.

Hampton Manor looking glorious in the sunshine
Hampton Manor looking glorious in the sunshine

WHY The Michelin-starred restaurant Peels is the main reason to visit Hampton Manor – and it certainly lived up to our expectations.
Our evening started in The Parlour with pre-dinner cocktails and tasting bites that were more like little works of art. Peels is designed beautifully, with dramatic high ceilings and walls papered with stunning decorations. The seven-course tasting menu was utterly divine, but our favourite dish had to be the delicious smoked eel. Each incredible course was also paired with a wonderful wine. Following dinner, we headed back to our modern, yet homely suite, complete with its own lounge area and a freestanding bath – which was absolutely perfect for a relaxing soak.

The suites are classic with a modern twist
The suites are classic with a modern twist

BOOK B&B starts from £180 per night, and the tasting dinner costs £70 per person. 

hamptonmanor.com

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Relax in The Parlour and enjoy a cocktail
Relax in The Parlour and enjoy a cocktail

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