Cadbury House offers an oasis of tranquility and its elegant and luxurious feel is guaranteed to leave an impression.
The rolling hills of Bristol are a scene of pure poetry. Rustic country pubs nestled among striking rural countryside offer the perfect escape from the rat-race of high-pressure city living. Located amongst the UK’s South West landscape, the ultra-luxe Cadbury House provides a quintessentially British getaway, amongst idyllic green fields, natural wildlife, and stunning views.
The elegance of the old country house, combined with the contemporary boutique styling of the four-star hotel, lends itself effortlessly to glamorous celebrations and relaxing getaways alike. And, with recent refurbishments to the restaurant, event facilities and spa, now is the time to visit. Think ivy adorned facades with dramatic gothic windows and turrets straight of a fairy tale.
Make your way up through the sycamore and horse chestnut lined driveway to the original house, which forms the venue’s centrepiece. It dates to 1790, when it was built as a private residence as part of an 800-acre estate. Steeped in history and original feature charm, the enchanting architecture sets a striking juxtaposition to the hotel’s modern amenities and avant-garde styling. The hotel itself offers 132 luxury bedrooms, stylishly decorated with bright and airy rooms, including suites, free parking, and excellent transport access, meaning guests can enjoy the facilities for both business and pleasure.
The delectable cuisine available from the on-site Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, deemed the finest eatery in the area, is served to guests in style from their elegant dining room, bar and garden room conservatory. It boasts views of the South West and a fully retractable roof for al fresco dining. The menu com- prises of everything you’d expect from a traditional steakhouse, with offerings changing seasonally. Every dish is prepared with flair and offers a treat for the tastebuds as well as the eyes. The fillet steak… Will. Not. Disappoint.
A second restaurant has also just been added serving Italian offerings from the Bardolino Pizzeria, Bellini and Espresso Bar. Bardolino offers a casual dining experience, naturally specializing in pizza, pasta, and meat dishes in a true celebration of produce.
For those wishing to embark on a holistic experience, spa breaks and spa days are popular with several packages available, and numerous treatment rooms including a couple’s suite for shared experiences. The treatment menu features deluxe facials, massages, body wraps, hand and feet treatments, waxing and holistic therapies. Guests who stay at the hotel also have access to a 20-meter swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and award-winning health club facilities.
If you’re looking to venture out, nearby Cheddar Gorge is simply breath-taking, showcasing the iconic crags and pinnacles of one of Britain’s most spectacular natural sights. A million years in the making, this stunning wonder needs to be ticked off your bucket list.
2020 left a lot of us feeling uneasy, with catastrophic events unfolding at every turn. Queue the perfect antidote, with the glorious escapism of this charming haven. The chances of returning from Cadbury House in anything less than a zen-like state of serenity are nigh-on impossible.