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Hotel of the Week: Milsoms Kesgrave Hall – Suffolk


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Hotel of the Week: Milsoms Kesgrave Hall – Suffolk

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Milsoms Kesgrave Hall – Suffolk, exterior

     

With its exclusive collection of East Anglian hotels, the Milsom Group demonstrates the knack of creating sophisticated yet easy-going and contemporary places to stay. They achieved it with Maison Talbooth and The Pier, and have done it again with Kesgrave Hall, opened in 2008. An impressive country house built in 1812, it stands in 38 rambling acres of woods, fields and immaculate, sweeping lawns. Its 23 rooms, ranging from ‘Standard’ to ‘Top’, with ‘Superior’, ‘Deluxe’ and ‘Principal’ in between, are all supremely comfortable and well equipped. Dining is particularly relaxed. The family-friendly, all-day restaurant, with its rustic good looks, doesn’t take bookings or have a dress code. Turn up whenever you like: hotel guests are guaranteed a table. In summer, there’s dining on the glorious covered terrace with views over the lawns. A separate building, the Hangar, can accommodate up to 300 people for weddings and private parties. 

Doubles from £130

+44 (0) 1473 333741

TIP

SEE

The Suffolk Heritage Coast which is an easy 30 minute drive from the hotel or visit Sutton Hoo in nearby Woodbridge

EAT

Plenty of Suffolk produce in the brasserie which is open all day so no rush – they also serve a delicious afternoon tea.

BUY

Fresh fish from the boats in Aldeburgh and Southwold. Adnams beer from the brewery in Southwold and take time to discover the market town of Woodbridge with an abundance of independent retailers.

CLAIM TO FAME

In World War II, Kesgrave Hall was the officers’ base for the USAF, hence the naming of the private dining rooms, The Mess and The Bunker.

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