Housed within a grand 17th-century Queen Anne mansion and set on 26 acres of marvelous land, Stoke Place blends modern comfort with traditional design. Get a sense of the building’s aristocratic past as you descend sweeping staircases, walk under the antique chandeliers, or gaze out of the bay windows and admire the Capability Brown-designed landscaped grounds. Whether it’s a picnic by the lake, a bike ride around the grounds, or dining in the lively restaurant, every experience feels special.
- Cycle to the lake and enjoy a picnic prepared by the hotel
- Wander around the charming landscaped gardens
- Burn some calories using the state-of-the art gym
- Organize a fairy-tale wedding, business conference, or team-building exercise in one of five event spaces
- Relish the views from the 39 guestrooms and suites
- Dine at the award-winning King & Lamb restaurant
Immerse yourself in the hotel’s history, and feel like an aristocrat as you wander the landscaped gardens before having afternoon tea on the terrace. A stay here offers a truly memorable experience.
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The 39 guestrooms and suites blend period touches with modern sensibilities, offering you a stay that is both traditional and entirely contemporary. The attractive Standard Garden Rooms, complete with a walk-in rain shower and iPod dock, are located within a Victorian walled garden, while the expansive Gatehouse Double Rooms, with all the charm of an English cottage, are the perfect choice for families who want extra privacy. The Junior Suites include bay windows, an Edwardian-style bath, and a rain forest shower.
All the guestrooms and suites offer impressive views and have access to a film library and 24-hour room service.
The look and feel of an aristocratic era continues in King & Lamb, Stoke Place’s distinguished and only on-site restaurant. It celebrates the life and times of Patrick Lamb, the famous royal chef who also built the country house in 1690. Beyond the restaurant, enjoy bento picnic boxes in the exquisite garden, relax with some afternoon tea on the terrace, or have it served in the impressive drawing room.
King & Lamb – With its hardwood floor, plush fabrics, and handcrafted lighting, the restaurant offers an impressive backdrop to lunch or dinner. The menu blends British and European flavors, with roulade of rabbit or braised spice rump of lamb among the highlights. Start your day well with breakfast favorites such as grilled kippers, scrambled eggs and salmon, or a full English breakfast. If you’re feeling indulgent, opt for the Bottomless Sunday Lunch that includes two or three courses of food and unlimited house red or white wine for two hours.
Butterfly Bar – This comfortable, stylish bar is the ideal place to have a relaxing drink, and a memorable way to top off your evening.
The hotel and its neighborhood provide plenty of inspiration, including peaceful walks, bike rides, and lakeside picnics. You can also take part in flower arranging courses, or be pampered with luxury treatments in the privacy of your own guestroom or in a treatment room.
There is also plenty to explore in the immediate Buckinghamshire countryside — Windsor Castle is a short drive away, while the National Trust’s Dorneywood Garden is also nearby. Another option is walking or cycling through Colne Valley Regional Park, a wooded wildlife area alongside the River Colne and the Grand Union Canal.
The hotel’s verdant surrounds belie the fact that it is so close to London and Heathrow Airport. The excellent transport links mean you can easily combine a stay here with a visit to the capital, safe in the knowledge you can escape the hustle and bustle of London, and return to the more tranquil surroundings of Stoke Place.
Heathrow Airport is only 8 mi / 12.8 km away.
Stoke Place is only 30 minutes from London. Take the train from London Marylebone to Gerrards Cross station and then it’s a 10-minute taxi ride to the hotel.