Home and Horizon Old-world charm


No doubt aided by a glorious early spring evening, Burley Manor looked like a charming prospect as I walked up to the main entrance. The signs that indicated the manor was now a hotel were subtle. So subtle in fact that it fleetingly crossed my mind that I might be walking up to someone’s grand abode. But this was just one of its many charms. Being a former royal manor, the building is steeped in history and this becomes apparent as you walk in. The words ‘old-world charm’ spring to mind as I clock a huge fireplace, button-back leather seats and stunning wall décor – and that’s just the reception…