Chelsea Leyland

Babington House


by: Chelsea Leyland

  • Why


  • When

    March 2013

  • Who

    Me & one of my best mates that I grew up with.

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Highs + Lows

  • The grounds are breathtaking, in particular the lakes.

  • The spa and swimming pools were a dream.

  • Having a good old fashioned fireplace in your room.

  • The best granola I’ve yet to experience.

  • Breakfast should be included at that price.

  • Mini Bar could be turned up a notch.

: 43/50
  • Design

  • Website

  • Mini Bar

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Important Bits

  • Type

    Luxury Guest House, part of the Soho House Members Club.

  • Vibe

    Traditional, Luxurious, Tranquil, British.

  • Location

    Feels like the middle of nowhere, but only a 2.5 hour drive from London.

  • Rooms

    10 rooms in the Main House but many other types of rooms in the Coach House, Lodge and Stable Blocks; 32 total.

  • Music

    No music as its in the beautiful countryside. I found this to be appropriate.

  • Year Opened


  • Designed By

    Ilse Crawford

  • Pool/Gym

    Yes. Two amazing pools and one breathtaking spa.

  • Restaurant

    Yes absolutely beautiful and typically British.

  • Bar

    Yes. The bar was traditional and incredible.

  • Wifi


  • Children

    If I had them I would do one weekend with them and one without them.

  • Price

    Expensive luxury

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