As #Staycation2020 continues to trend, we would like to invite press and media to experience The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms, situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the North Wessex Downs in the picturesque village of Inkpen in Berkshire.
Press and media stays can be arranged from now until the end of August by contacting Li Boatwright via email firstname.lastname@example.org. The media visits are open to national and regional magazines and newspapers as well as online publications and are in exchange for relevant press and media coverage. On this occasion, the stays are not open to influencers or bloggers.
The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is the perfect destination for a mid-week or weekend break, just a 90-minute drive from London and dating back to 1640 it is located in the picturesque village of Inkpen in the North Wessex Downs, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With 10 individually designed rooms, including one interconnecting room for families, The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is perfectly situated for those seeking a staycation with a difference. With a diverse array of activities including walking, cycling, and cultural highlights include Highclere Castle, the Bombay Sapphire Distillery and Houghton Lodge which are all a short drive away, as well indulging in some retail therapy in nearby Hungerford, The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is the ideal place to explore the surrounding counties of Hampshire and Berkshire.
The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is a true gourmet bolthole and champions local produce, with the meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, eggs and cheeses, being sourced from named local suppliers. The menu is bursting with colourful dishes that let the ingredients shine through and is influenced by the seasons.
The 10 individually designed rooms are situated around a pretty courtyard. The rooms are spacious, well-appointed with televisions, hairdryers, a desk and Wi-Fi. In-line with the current government guidelines, a contactless check-in is available with guests receiving their room number prior to arrival and the keys to the room left inside. Rooms will be thoroughly cleaned and a 24-hour vacancy period between each guest will be implemented.
Highclere Castle made famous by Downton Abbey is less than a 25-minute drive from The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms.
Families with children can enjoy a visit to Wilton Windmill, a working 19th-century mill that still produces stone ground flour.
Houghton Lodge is frequently referred to as ‘the jewel of the Test Valley’. The Lodge itself was thought to be designed in 1790 by John Plaw and is one of the finest and earliest surviving example of a Cottage Ornée. The gardens of Houghton Lodge are simply stunning and include a kitchen garden, a woodland grotto, a peacock garden and the orchid house. Tickets to Houghton Lodge and its famed gardens must be booked online at www.houhgtonlodge.co.uk prior to visiting.
Gin lovers can delight with a visit to the Bombay Sapphire Distillery. Just a short 35-minute drive from The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms Advance booking is required, and tickets and experiences can be booked by visiting www.bombaysapphire.com
RAMBLERS AND CYCLISTS
The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is a rambler’s delight! With a wide variety of walks ranging from one and a quarter hours to five and a half hours, many of which are circular walks that begin and end at The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms, it is the perfect place to experience the area by foot.
The Crown & garter Pub with Rooms is situated on the National Cycle Route 4 and there are several routes that take in the local area.
Nearby Hungerford is unlike many towns and high-streets and has eschewed large chain stores for independent shops, which are a delight to explore.
Prices start from £130.00 per room per night, based on two people sharing and include breakfast.
The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms is a 90-minute drive from London, via the M4 motorway, making it easily accessible.
Trains depart frequently from London Paddington to Newbury and depending on the train, the journey can take anywhere between 40 minutes to an hour. Once you arrive at Newbury Train Station you will need to take a taxi to The Crown & Garter Pub with Rooms. The taxi journey will take approximately 30 minutes and will cost approximately £25-30