Run by: Sally Coplowe

Superbly renovated coaching inn bang on the new route. Top luxury for modest prices (mini fridges, safe and wifi, etc) with extremely comfortable beds. All rooms en-suite. Lively bar serving cask ales. There is a strong local flavour here: the kitchen uses seasonal and local ingredients and the staff are friendly and welcoming. 1 AA Rosette.

Rooms: 14. 3S, 9 D/T. 2 suites. B&B: from £55 (two sharing D/T room) to £175 for the top suite. Eve meal: Bar snacks and à la carte restaurant. Restaurant menu from £13.50 to roughly £27 for a 3-course dinner. Good wine list. Pk lunch: yes - pse pre-order. Secure cycle storage, and drying facilities to be offered later in the year.    

Tel: 017683 41252