The William Cecil - 36-38 HIGH STREET STAMFORD PE9 2LJ
|0.2 miles from PK Arena||Rating\Stars: 4 | Prices from: £125.0 | Customer rating: 5\6|
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Ideally located just a 2 minute drive from the A1 at Stamford with quick rail links to London and the North. This luxury hotel has its own unique charm and character offering free Wi-Fi and on site parking. A popular restaurant serving delicious recipies from local fresh produce. With a direct access footpath to walk into the parklands, this offers the perfect retreat for both leisure and business users. The hotel lies within the magnificent Burghley Estate, one of the foremost Treasure Houses of the United Kingdom. Add this to the beauty of Stamford and this must be one of the best located hotels in the country. Bedrooms comprise of Classic, Superior and Deluxe and all with comfy beds and Egyptian cotton linen, complimentary organic vodkas by your bed and wonderfully aromatic bathroom products. The interior has been completed by an award-winning interior designer, complemented by bespoke original furnishings using Burghley House for inspiration. The Restaurant offers uncomplicated seasonal tasty food, the Head Chef along with the team is keen to make the menu as equally enticing as it is simple, with something for everyone's taste. The hotel pride themselves on serving well presented food using fresh locally sourced ingredients from a variety of local suppliers. There is a small but perfectly formed wine list with a nice range of ‘bin end’ and ‘speciality’ wines. The business facilities are elegant yet practical, travelling away on business doesn’t mean you have to give up on your home comforts. Friendly and unobtrusive service characterises the approach to corporate business, particularly focused on creating a relaxing meeting space without compromising on quality. The conference and events co-ordinator is on hand at all stages to offer advice and a personalised service to help ensure your day runs smoothly. There are 3 meeting rooms which can accommodate from 10 to 120 delegates, with wireless network throughout and integrated audio technology as well as plenty of natural light. There is a whole host of interesting things to do and places to visit in and around the beautiful historic town of Stamford including; Burghley House with extensive grounds and sculpture park which are open to the public over the summer period. Burghley Horse Trials has held the autumn 3-day event on this estate since 1961 and is the longest, continuous running international event. Other local areas of interest include; All Saints Brewery and Church, Browne’s Hospital, Stamford Meadows, The Nene Valley Railway, The Barnsdale Gardens, Mid Lent Fair, Stamford Shakespeare Festival at Tolethorpe Hall, and further afield are Prebendal Manor House, Grimsthorpe Castle, Elton Hall, Peterborough Cathedral and of course the beautiful Rutland Water.
The White Horse Inn - Main Street, Empingham Oakham LE15 8PS
|5.2 miles from PK Arena||Rating\Stars: 4 | Prices from: £84.0 | Customer rating: 6\6|
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The White Horse is an impressive 17th Century building, that has previously been used as a courthouse, located in the middle of the quiet, picturesque village of Empingham close to the shore of Rutland Water. We are very close to the towns of Oakham and Stamford ideal for shopping in smaller independent shops as well as boasting some extremely impressive Christmas lights for that festive evening. Around and about near us are as many activities as you could wish for from cycling the 26 miles around the reservoir, to looking out for the endangered osprey (we now have 8 breeding pairs). We have a great water sports centre within 5 minutes from our door that will do sailing hire and lessons as well as paddle boarding, windsurfing and canoeing all on the water itself. The list of local attractions goes on including: If birds are of interest we have Rutland Falconry and Owl Centre. Burghley House in Stamford is regarded as the finest Elizabethan House in England. Other local Stately Homes include: Rockingham Castle, Belvoir Castle, Belton House, Boughton House and Grimsthorpe Castle. Barnsdale Gardens, are situated just ten minutes from Empingham, showcasing 38 miniature gardens in 8 acres of land. There are a plethora of local golf courses to choose from: Greetham Valley, Burghley Park Golf Club, Rutland County Golf Course, Luffenham Heath Golf Course and Rutland Water Golf Course. There is Horse riding available at Somerby Equestrian Centre. We pride ourselves on our food (yes its local too) as well as our extensive wine list and we feel that what better way to unwind after an action packed day outdoors than a good meal and a lovely glass of wine to go with it.