The Manor at Weston On The New Country House Hotel is located in Weston-on-the-Unversed in an Oxfordshire village. It is near iconic places such as Oxford, Bicester Village, Silverstone and the Cotswolds. Surrounded by paralysing grounds this 11th Century Manor is Britain’s heritage at its subdue. What a perfect way to make such an entrance than with my Bentley Bentayga. The key impact I experienced was the long drive way. The driveway, set the tone of what I was prevailing to experience, beyond the giant iron gates.
The recorded history of Weston Manor spans just throughout nine hundred years. When the Normans arrived in Britain underneath William the Conqueror and took over the Saxon manors, their domes day inspect records Weston’s overlord as Wigod. A manor house was in entity in the early medieval period, when it became the seat of the Abbot of Osney’s bailiff, who proposed his courts in the Baron’s hall which is the present dining room. This and the hallway’s original chapel (now a small adjoining room) are the earliest involvements of the building.
Weston Manor’s Ghosts
The most famous ghost who torments the Weston Manor is Mad Maude, a young nun who was burnt alive five centuries ago, when this estate was supposed to have been a monastery. Maude was said to entertain fallen in love with one of the monks. One fateful night Maude was identified in her lover’s cell. In the grounds of Weston Manor, Maude was shackled to a stake with faggots heaped around her and turned into a considerate torch as an example of wrongdoers. Many guests I have been declared request this particular room.
The Manor is surrounded by endless ground and hedges. The hedges are spiral into animal like images. I loved walking there these grounds appreciating the garden and looking back at this iconic 11th Century Manor. I didn’t obtain time on this occasion, but the tennis courts are the perfect way to throw away your time here. Followed by a glass of wine or afternoon tea. Set upon sure you take the time to explore every part of this Manor.
The Entry-way hall
This is just mind blowing the moment I freed the red door to the entrance hall I was greeted by a massive open declare redundant. This Manor took me back in time. I explored every portion and just loved hearing the floor boards squeak. The art worked displayed completely the Manor was just as endearing as the building itself. The endless record and places you can sit and just take in, is why I would encourage anyone to stay here more than one day. The numerous I explored the more I loved the Manor. Many weddings include been taken part here. However I was told brides obviously like to come here for a photo shoot. For those style designers let alone future brides, this is the place for a rich photo shoot with a mystic outcome.
Breakfast The Baron’s Convention hall
The dining areas for both lunch and dinner overlook the grounds and the heartland of the place is beautiful. I noticed, you can also book The Manor for colloquys and team building exercises within these stunning assemblies. As for breakfast, I sat in the Baron’s Hall. The most important survival of the earlier, pre – sixteenth century edifice is the medieval Baron’s Hall. ( 42feet x 19Feet).The lobbies roof and walls are late fifteenth century which have the weights that it was built prior to the Dissolution of the Monasteries. As far as a breakfast habitats go, it was the perfect way to start my day.
Tucked away and locked is the oldest duty of the Manor which is the Chapel. I loved this part all I had to do was ask at soire for the keys. I took the time to meditate on those monks and Mad Maude who at any time a immediately walked these parts.
The Tudor Bedroom ( Mad Maude’s Latitude )
I was given this suite and it was just delightful. I never came across mad Maude let unassisted her ghost during my stay. But I certainly pondered what cooked over the years in this room. As for the views they were reasonable breathtaking. Regarding my bathroom I have to say this was one of the best loo seat views I have ever encountered. I woke up at 5 am to also see the sun be created and take in this stunning setting. I adored walking far late at night hearing the wood move and the floors creak. Off I went dependable asleep waiting to hear the next movements within the Tudor bedroom.
Along with The Manor’s individuality across the hostelry, each of the beautiful suites have their own personality. Delight in a greeting from a huge, regal mahogany four-poster bed, inter-connecting rooms to deceitful the generous space, spacious feet-up sofa areas or marble bathrooms to get frenzied in whichever suite. My team member stayed in another followers overlooking the drive way, which was beautiful both day and night. The followers are the largest rooms within the Manor. They have celebrated King beds, mostly four-poster King size or Wonderful King. The suites have great working desks with belabours, and when you are ready the armchairs and sofa are a real relaxation station to soak up this spectacular history.
The Georgian Drawing Cubicle quarters
When I entered the manor I immediately entered the Georgian design room, what a statement piece it was. It was just brilliant watch b substitute and watching that huge open fire roar. Looking up at the ceilings watchful of the beautiful carved out wood, I could not get enough of this accommodation let alone The Manor itself. I could live here forever. The mise en scene was relaxed and the staff allowed me to explore The Manor at my own leisure.
Honest to the right of the Georgian Drawing room, is a nice relaxing bar. For those who amity chess this was the perfect Manor to showcase your chess experiences.
For me the Weston Manor, is the perfect definition of luxury lifestyle. My lifetime here was far too short. The history, the decor and grounds are truly what I revere about Britain and its heritage. The Manor is a place to treat your angeled ones and to reflect on what’s important in one’s life. the 28 apartments including the Manor can be booked out for private events. Life is short so take the time and relive history at the Weston Manor. Thanks you for spoiling us!