Granny Mouse Country House and Spa in the Midlands

Years ago I had read about Granny Mouse in a magazine and always longed to either pop in for a look-see, or to stay, even for a night.  When we were in the Midlands for Elaine’s wedding at Providence, we didn’t get a chance to drive very far down the R103 and explore the Midlands further.

Sooo, here we were at last .. for two nights :)!!   It was fabulous!   Old English style with thatched roofs and open beams, warm and friendly, delicious food : breakfast and Bistro as well as award-winning cuisine in The Eaves Restaurant, a fine dining restaurant hidden in the eaves above the Bistro.   There is also a huge wine cellar.    A fabulous homely place for winding down

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Two of several cosy lounges, all of which had roaring fires in the evenings …

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Breakfast spread …

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Breakfast is served in the Bistro – with this awful wallpaper!!   Well .. definitely not to my liking anyway.  It didn’t go with anything in the room !!

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Spa … in tranquil secluded surroundings…

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Beautiful chapel amongst tall trees and view over the valley …

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Lush garden with hedges of Camellia ..

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We left on a Saturday morning and when hubby was packing the car he saw one of the managers collecting a basket full of Camellia petals for their ‘Romantic Evening’ 🙂  apparently every Saturday night the beds have scattered petals 🙂

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Quirky signs add a touch of humour ..

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Magnificent large trees cover the grounds …

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This is our room, surrounded by trees with a view over the river.    It was really really lovely!

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…. next post 😉      I will feature our very comfortable and tastefully decorated room with fireplace, and a super bathroom complete with floral touches, essential oils and bath salts (all from Lavender and Co.) plus I will add photos from a walk down to the river in my following post 🙂

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