Spring is a season we all look forward to here at Hambleton Hall. The golden bursts from the daffodils, bright purples from the crocus and buds beginning to form their coats of green on the branches in our grounds. We’re celebrating a kaleidoscope of colour from our early tulips basking in the sun and the bluebells hiding in the shade. Not forgetting the start of our seasonal spring menus in the restaurant and moreish April dishes. What better way to dust off the winter than with a memorable April escape to the countryside? Stay with us this spring and you’ll be surprised at the splendour of our special offers.
Luxury at your leisure
Join us for one night’s stay in our stunning double bedrooms and watch spring flourish from your window. You’ll enjoy a sophisticated 3-course Michelin Star evening meal prepared by Head Chef Aaron Patterson and his talented team of culinary creatives. Retire at your leisure and wake refreshed to a full Hambleton breakfast and newspaper of your choice.
With lots taking place throughout the season, why not combine your country house stay with us, in the heart of the Midlands, with one of these local events:
Europe’s largest antiques fair
World renowned by treasure hunters across the globe, the Newark International Antiques and Collectors Fair returns to the Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April. With 2,500 stands of eclectic collectables, furniture and paintings spanning a plethora of historic periods, the 84-acre site attracts dealers, buyers and enthusiasts with a magpie eye. Bucket-list-worthy to many the bargain-hunter this is a spectacle to savour this spring.
Belton Horse Trials
Feel a rush of adrenalin as you hear the hooves pound the ground at the 2019 Grantham Cup. The equestrian family festival is jam-packed with arena entertainment from thrilling Pony Club Games to the Inter Hunt Relay. Promising a weekend of unrivalled rural entertainment, the festival boasts artisan delicacies in the food and drink pavilion and over 100 trade stands in the BEDE Shopping Village. Unwind with your favourite tipple in the Gin Den, admire Minis to Aston Martins in the classic car show and simply enjoy watching the dog agility, dressage or dancing to the music live from the bandstand.
Burghley House and Gardens
Be among the first of the year to experience Elizabethan architecture at its finest as Burghley House and Gardens open for the season. Explore the stunning gardens and parkland designed by Capability Brown, visit the Staterooms or discover the wonders of the ‘Treasures of the East’ exhibition, new for 2019. This exquisite display features fascinating objects used and collected by two of Burghley’s great Earls from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
An Orchestral Delight
Treat yourself to a musical medley in the company of the Rutland Sinfonia. From classical Rachmaninov and Puccini to Hardiman’s Lord of the Dance, you’ll be swept away by their performance. Appearing at Oakham School on March 16, their ‘Song and Dance’ concert promises a symphony to seduce your senses.
The seasons at Hambleton Hall may drift quickly into the next but our welcome remains unchanged. Whether March, April or May we look forward to your stay with us this spring.