Cooking Cool. At home.
From the Archive Some of you may remember that back in 2012 we launched Cooking Cool – all the ingredients to knock up your own two course dinner with a recipe designed by Alex Claridge, chef patron of Birmingham’s brilliant Wilderness restaurant and sometime Staying Cool executive chef. (How ahead of the curve were we? […]
IMPORTANT: COVID-19 Update
On 23 March the government put in place an order to stop all non-essential travel and for all serviced accommodation to shut unless its guests are key workers. In view of this, and for the safety and well-being of our staff and guests, we are currently not open for stays until the restrictions are lifted […]
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