Boutique Hotelier Manor house gets £1.7m boutique transformation

On the grounds of Burley Manor, the Esdaile Barn is also being transformed into a new wedding venue, with the calendar open for bookings in 2016 and 2017.

The newly-appointed executive head chef, James Forman is already working on menus for the restaurant which will utilise local New Forest produce.

The hotel will also host a recruitment day this week to fill a number of positions available, including management roles and teams of waiters, housekeeping, reception, bar staff and spa therapists.

Managing director Michaela Lisle said: “Our vision is to capture the warmth and essence of the colourful Mediterranean landscape, lifestyle and people and blend it with this beautiful, quintessentially English manor…