Hotel Castle & Ball Marlborough
Situated in the centre of Britains widest high street, the Castle and Ball has had an interesting past. It occupies a site which has had an inn standing on it since the 15th Century.From 1745 to 1763 it was called the Antelope and was renamed The Castle and Ball, which may well have been a misspelling of Castle and Bull, both of which are to be seen on the Borough Arms. Some of the hotels surviving original oak timbers pre-dates the Spanish Armada. The age of the building accounts for the individual nature of the hotel including the split-level design of the restaurant, without any compromise in providing everything the guests of today require. Featuring a brasserie style restaurant, offering an extensive, seasonal menu with a wide selection of modern, traditional and international dishes, complemented with a selection of real ales, fine wines and speciality coffees. Our walled Beer Garden at the rear of the hotel provides a relaxing setting for those looking to enjoy a drink and a meal alfresco style.The 33 well appointed bedrooms are all comfortably furnished and individual in design, and reflect the historic nature of the hotel.
Hotel Parklands Marlborough
Parklands Hotel is a charming family run hotel set in the beautiful Marlborough Downs of Wiltshire. With tranquil views guaranteeing your relaxation, yet just five minutes drive from junction 15 of the M4 motorway near Swindon, Parklands is the ideal location for a weekend break in the country. The hotel has been converted from an 18th Century country inn and wonderfully demonstrates the whimsical charm so beloved of traditional, olde worlde establishments. The well being of guests is of the utmost importance, with friendly and attentive staff on hand to make you feel truly at home. Despite the age of the building the hotel has well and truly kept up-to-date, a warm and cosy atmosphere irradiating from all corners.The twelve guest bedrooms on offer continue the traditional and charming feel of the hotel. Rooms are well furnished and spacious, allowing you the opportunity to rest in comfort in ideal surroundings. The Restaurant at Parklands offers freshly prepared cuisine made from the finest local produce. The hotel is hugely proud of the local reputation garnered by the restaurant, both guests and locals enjoying the excellent hospitality. With a relaxed, open space and ambient candlelit setting ensuring a comfortable atmosphere, the restaurant is ideal for enjoying a light hearted meal with good company.Parklands Hotel features a friendly bar area, where you can enjoy a refreshing beer, wine, spirit or soft drink, as well as fine coffee and tea. The hotels combined hospitality services make the hotel ideal for small conferences, weddings and other functions. The hotel is situated in the glorious Marlborough Downs, a beautiful area with many natural beauty spots. The area is also famous for its Neolithic Megaliths, such as Avesbury Stone circle (just 6 miles away) and the world famous Stonehenge. Parklands is also close by to Swindon, a city with plenty of sites and attractions. Recently dubbed The New Paris the city has become hugely popular with those looking for a weekend break.