Slipping out from London's fringe to revel in the rural Hertfordshire idyll, the lakeside Great Hallingbury Manor opens up a county of Tudor estates, late medieval towns, and winding country walks.
Start out for Bishop’s Stortford with today's Groupon from Great Hallingbury Manor from Legacy Hotels. Choose from the following options:
Stay for two in a superior room
With bottle of sparkling wine, £20 towards two course dinner per person, chocolates, and rose petal turndown
- £119 for one night (Up to 52% off)
- £189 for two nights (Up to 54% off)
Dovetailing beamed elegance with modern convenience and contemporary style, The Great Hallingbury Manor overlooks a smooth lake amid the leafy folds of ancient woodland. The Lakeside Restaurant serves well-crafted European lunch and dinner offerings, while some rooms have wooden floorboards, and woodland views.
Stride out from the manor to find the Flitch Way, an old railway line which covers miles of greenery from Tilekiln Green to Dunmow, passing the Tudor hunting estate of Hatfield Forest. Bishop’s Stortford has its own museum, which details Hertfordshire’s heritage, and big kids may enjoy the House On The Hill Toy Museum, a short drive from the hotel. Those feeling peckish can head to one of the town’s regular farmer’s markets, which take advantage of the rich rural surroundings to offer a wide range of local produce.
- Superior double room with flat screen TV, high speed internet access, en suite bathroom and toiletries
- Bottle of sparkling rosé wine in the room
- Chocolates and a rose petal turndown service on first night
- £20 towards two course dinner per person in the restaurant on first night
- Breakfast each morning
Train: Bishop’s Stortford lies on the main line that runs from London Liverpool Street to Cambridge. The train station is ten minutes by car from the hotel.
Road: The hotel is easily accessible from London or East Anglia from the M11. Exit at Junction 8, following signs to Takeley, and take the first right almost immediately after leaving the roundabout, and the hotel will be on the left.
Great Hallingbury Manor received 3.5/5 from TripAdvisors. While opinions on maintenance levels varied at times, most visitors praised the surroundings, friendly staff, and relaxing atmosphere.
Had a really relaxing time. Staff were brilliant and very friendly. Didnt [sic] find planes a problem, in fact we found them fun to watch and they are not continuous. Had a dog friendly room.
– RoyBorsberry, TripAdvisor, Apr 2012
The hotel and it's [sic] surroundings we're beautiful. We had an evening meal which was nice and perfectly adequate and the staff were friendly and helpful.
– SGEngland, TripAdvisor, Mar 2012