Goldstone Hall Country House Hotel, near Market Drayton, Shropshire, has been selected as one of the best hotels in the British Isles, demonstrating excellent levels of quality throughout as well as outstanding levels of hospitality and service, by receiving an AA Red Star Award: Inspectors’ Choice in Britain & Ireland – part of the AA’s supreme accolade for hotels, regardless of size or type of operation. They have been awarded a rating of 3 Red Stars within the AA Inspector’s Choice Hotel Category, an AA Breakfast Award and an AA two Rosettes Award for Culinary Excellence for 2022. They also remain as having one of the Top 200 Wine Lists in the UK for 2022.
Owner of Goldstone Hall Hotel, John Cushing, said, “We are delighted to have received such a high accolade from the AA team. At Goldstone Hall Hotel, we pride ourselves on delivering this high standard and excellence all year round and in a personable and enthusiastic manner, so to be been recognised for this is extremely pleasing.”
The multi award winning, Goldstone Hall, is a country house hotel and restaurant with a magnificent garden affiliated as an RHS Partner Garden. It is also the perfect location for wedding ceremonies, celebrations and parties for which guests can have exclusive use. The venue is also a suitable setting for business meetings and presentations throughout the week.
Awards and accreditations
Goldstone Hall Hotel was also named as one of the winners of the prestigious 2022 Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice Award for Gardens. The Editor’s Choice Awards highlight the top 10 hotels in selected categories. Goldstone Hall Hotel has been recognised in the gardens category as one of the best, alongside nine other prestigious including Gravetye Manor, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Ballymaloe House, The Pipe and Glass Inn, Barnsley House, The Falcon, Longueville Manor, Gliffaes & Glenapp Castle.The guide describes Goldstone Hall Hotel and Garden as ‘One of the UK’s largest hotel kitchen gardens.’
The gardens at Goldstone Hall Hotel were initiated by John Cushing’s mother, Helen Ward, who channelled her passion for gardening into transforming the wilderness that was.
The garden is managed by head gardener Nick Huxley and assistant gardener, Sarah Smith-Roe, who is in charge of the kitchen garden. Nick has been tending to, and managing the garden at Goldstone, for over 16 years, and is particularly passionate about Goldstone’s 1 acre kitchen garden. The garden is open to guests of Goldstone whether they are staying overnight or simply in the restaurant for lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.
The RHS partner garden is open to non-residents from April to October annually and additionally open for the National Garden Scheme. For the last eight years. They have raised over £15,000 in support of the NGS charities which include cancer, nursing and caring charities.
For more information on the recent award of Goldstone Hall Hotel, or to enquire about bookings or any further information, please contact them on 01630 661202 or email email@example.com.
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