15th Century original parts of the building, has withstood the test of time outstandingly impressive. Not one beam or floor or ceiling in a straight line, wonderful . The word hygge must have been invented to describe this fabulous hotel. Hard to say which facet was best , the warm staff welcome and service from everyone encountered, the first class tasty food, so hard to choose Menu, many, many choices of activities , families and children in particular being a priority . It shows, not one tantrum or strope witnessed, they are so well catered for. Doggie welcome like I’ve never seen before with a luxury welcome pack, bowls, and bedding in place in the room at check in. No formal bar, drinks and food can be ordered from any and all staff or reception and served up in any location ,heated outdoor / indoor pool, many cosy comfy lounge areas, conservatory ( in which, tables for unique Sunday morning kids breakfast club, are reserved in the children’s- not the adults, names , super cute attention to detail). Just as well as the parents are able to enjoy a lie on till 11am. There is a dog minding/ walking service almost insisted upon. Even a fab dog wash hut.There is a fully equipped Elemis Spa - book treatments ASAP so you don’t miss out ! A fab kitchen garden , children and adults can exercise their green fingers or purchase fresh produce from the honesty shop to take home - pumpkins only growing larger for end of month glut, may have to take a run out to pick my own? ?