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Eckington Manor

From $175 Night United Kingdom, West Midlands, Worcestershire

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Eckington Manor is a small boutique b & b and cookery school just outside the market town of Pershore, Worcestershire. This charming timber-framed house, thought to have been built in the 1200s, has been wonderfully restored to preserve the original flagstone floors, wooden beams and inglenook fireplaces, and is furnished with comfy antique leather sofas, upholstered armchairs and simple, luxurious fabrics and contemporary bathrooms. There are also some quirky modern additions, such as a chandelier made of antlers and a contemporary take on a traditional chaise longue in glamorous gold & turquoise. Set on a 260-acre working farm, breakfast is as fresh as you could wish, with much of the meat sourced from the farm itself and guests can really make the most of the local produce in the state-of-the-art Eckington Manor Cookery School.


Eckington Manor is perfectly placed for exploring Worcestershire and the Cotswolds, with great walks around Bredon and the Malvern Hills and for fishing, head to the River Avon. Horse-riding and shooting can also be arranged nearby. For shopping, head to the historic spa-town of Cheltenham, also home to the famous horse races, or the cathedral city of Worcester. The picturesque market town of Pershore, a short drive from this chic retreat, has a wonderful Abbey and a host of great pubs and restaurants. There are a number of National Trust houses nearby, such as Coughton Court, Snowshill Manor and Hanbury Hall and garden enthusiasts can visit Hidcote and Kiftsgate gardens, Croome Park and the Victorian gardens of Spetchley Park and Gardens. Golf can be booked at the Vale Golf Club, just 15 minutes away on the other side of Pershore.

Many guests choose to combine their trip with a cookery course at Eckington Manor, which caters for every level of experience from novice to expert. Making the most of the natural larder of Worcestershire's Vale of Evesham, guests will learn how to cook with confidence in the state-of-the-art kitchen. Courses include Italian, Thai, Great British Classics, Modern British, Bread and Fish classes, with special courses for children, teenagers, students and one exclusively for men. The farm itself breeds award-winning herds of cows, sheep and pigs and ingredients are sourced from the farm and local producers wherever possible. By evening, guests can retire to the comfy lounge and settle down by wood-burning stove.


Enjoy a delicious breakfast with farm-fresh eggs, homemade bread, preserves, marmalade and local honey, Eckington Manor Gloucester Olde Spot Sausage, home-cured bacon, home-made muesli and freshly-squeezed orange juice, all served in the cookery school dining room. For those off for a country walk, your hosts will happily prepare a picnic lunch and light suppers can be arranged in advance. The honesty bar and wine cellar has a great selection for an evening drink. Pre-organised dinner can be arranged for groups who have rented the entire property exclusively.




Address: Hammock Road, Eckington, WR10 3BJ , United Kingdom

How to get there:

By car: Located a short distance from the M5 between junction 7 (Worcester South) and junction 9 (Tewkesbury). FROM THE NORTH: Exit the M5 at junction 7 (Worcester South). Take the first exit left (B4084) signed to Pershore. Continue on this road into Pershore and take the first major turn on the right (A4104) signed to Cheltenham. Leave Pershore and continue along the road until the brow of a hill. Take the second turn on the left (B4080) at the top of the hill, signed Eckington. Continue over the bridge and into Eckington, taking the first turn on the right by the war memorial into Drakesbridge Road. Continue to the end of the road and turn into the lane straight ahead of you on the corner. The entrance to the Eckington Manor Cookery School is on the left. FROM THE SOUTH: Exit the M5 at junction 9 (Tewkesbury). Take the third exit (A46) signed to Evesham. Continue straight on this road through two sets of junction traffic lights, past the army depot, to the next set of traffic lights by the Queen’s Head pub. Turn left at these lights on the B4079 signed Eckington and Pershore. Continue along this road into Bredon. At the T junction, turn left. After approximately 200 metres, take the first turn on the right (B4080) signed Pershore and Eckington. Continue into Eckington, past the church, taking the first turn on the left by the war memorial into Drakesbridge Road. Continue to the end of the road and turn into the lane straight ahead of you on the corner. The entrance to the Eckington Manor Cookery School is on the left. By train from London: There is a direct train service to Pershore from London Paddington, which takes approximately one hour and fifty minutes.


There are 15 individually-decorated rooms at Eckington Manor, each with a stylish blend of opulent antiques and contemporary furnishings working wonderfully with the original features of this medieval house. Rooms are individually-styled with stunning features such as Fromental embroidered silk wallpaper, Designers Guild furniture and Mulberry throws and the Fired Earth bathrooms are equally luxurious. The rooms are divided between the main house, with a mix of king-size doubles and single rooms, Cyder Mill, a wonderfully-renovated listed barn with an additional 4 bedrooms, all with super-king beds and the newly-opened Milking Parlour - All rooms have private en-suite bathrooms, with the 2 single rooms sharing a large en-suite. Some have showers only, some have baths with combined showers and all have The White Company bath products. For the ultimate in luxury, try the Cyder Mill's spacious Deluxe Suite, which is as long as the building itself with a large bedroom, beautiful Fired-Earth free-standing tub, separate glass shower with LED lighting and a low-level dining table for a romantic evening meal. All rooms have flat screen TVs with freeview, WiFi access, tea and coffee making facilities, beds fitted with Egyptian cotton sheets and Siberian goose-down pillows, fluffy towels, hair-dryers and The White Company bath products.


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Cancellation policy

A minimum notice of 7 days is required. The charge can be waived in part if the room is re-let in part and will be waived in full if the total value of the booking is replaced in full.Payment required at least 7 days prior to arrival. For bookings of 2 rooms or more and/or 3 nights or more and/or special events and public holidays, a minimum of 21 days notice of cancellation or amendment of any reservation is required to avoid a cancellation charge of at least 50% of the total value of the reservation.

Check-in/check-out policy

Check in: 3.00pm until 9.00pm
Check out: 11.00am

Early check-in: no

Late check-out: no

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