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5 rules to break at Foxhill Manor

Rules are, of course, essential to the functioning of a civilised society. They keep things fair, they prevent and settle disputes; they stop us …

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Recipe of the month – Moules Marinière

Since it opened a couple of months back, The Fish Hotel’s new restaurant, Hook, has proven quite a hit, if we do say so ourselves. Painstakingly …

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The post bank holiday guide to the rest of the week

Posted 29th May 2018 Somewhere in our heads, we all have a fantasy of how the bank holiday will pan out. Our three-day break will unfold in a …

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Things you won’t know about Cheltenham Races…

Dating back to the early 1800s, Cheltenham Festival and Races are known to many across the whole of Britain. But let’s go back to 1815 where the …

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How to pick the perfect wedding venue

Excluding, of course, your choice of spouse, the venue you decide to get married at is one of the first and most important decisions to make when …

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Dormy House crowned Hotel of the Year

Farncombe Estate is delighted to announce that the Dormy House Hotel & Spa has won Country House Hotel of the Year and overall Hotel of the …

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New Garden Room Tasting Menu

Following the appointment in July of Sam Bowser as Head Chef at Dormy House in the Cotswolds, Sam has worked closely with Culinary Director …

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Martin Burge joins Farncombe

Martin has been appointed culinary director of the estate following his departure from Whatley Manor after a 13 year tenure in which he held two …

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