Spread Eagle Inn Review
Spread Eagle Inn Review – The Spread Eagle is an 18th Century AA 4 Star inn at Stourhead and the decor has bought out the best of this handsome building with stone floors painted beams and big windows which look out onto a unique courtyard. There are five ensuite bedrooms all featuring period furniture handmade soft furnishings painted with Farrow and Ball soft colours alongside the more modern facilities of direct dial phones hairdryers quality towels and toiletries flat screen TV s with built in DVD players (dvd library available) tea & coffee making trays radio alarm clocks and Free WIFI The generous and comfortable bar features 19th Century prints horse brasses and is warmed by a large blazing log burner in winter creating a cosy atmosphere an ideal place to relax after a days walking in the gardens visiting Alfreds Tower or the greater White Sheet estate. Our bar offers a choice of 4 local hand pumped Real Ales Kilmington Ale which is made by the Wessex Brewery less than 2 miles from the Estate Butcombe Original and guest ales which are currently Stourton Pale and Butcombe Rare Breed. We also have Ashton Press and Lilleys Apple & Pear Ciders on draught and these compliment a range of draught Lagers and Beers Butcombe Blonde Premium Beer being popular. The kitchen offers a menu that sources much food local such as Free Range Eggs from St Martins Farm just off the Estate Wiltshire Game from Tisbury Steaks and Rare Roasted English Beef from the West Country. Our Autumn menus are starting to feature to include a lot of fish dishes to include Traditional Fish Pie and Monkfish. One of our most popular dishes is a Ploughman s Lunch served with our Homemade Kilmington Ale and Apple Chutney and Venison Burger in a Brioche Bun with Smoked Cheese and Tomato Chutney. We are less than 2 hours drive from London just off the A303 with trains running direct from London Waterloo to Gillingham Dorset every hour and we are then less than 15 mins drive from the station
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Hotel Star Rating
Hotel Non-Smoking Throughout;Wedding Licence;Car parking available onsite;Restaurant;Iron And Board In Each Room;Limited Hours Room Service;Wake Up Call Available;Porter;Wi-Fi Available In Public Areas;Bar;Video/DVD Library
A303 – Road: Travelling South on A303 pass the village of Mere turning on your left hand side take the first turning left off the A303 signposted Stourhead House and Gardens. Follow the signs for the Estate. Travelling North on A303 pass Wincanton just before the village of Mere turn left following the signs for Stourhead House and Gardens. Follow the signs for the Estate. Once turning onto the Estate follow the road to the bottom of the hill and the car park is on the left hand side. br/ br/ Gillingham Dorset – Train: South West trains run every hour from Waterloo London to Gillingham Dorset with taxi s available at the station 15 mins by car from station.
Telephone 44 (0)1747 840587
Prices From £99 TO £120