Nestled within 150 acres of Hertfordshire countryside, the Manor of Groves is a restored Georgian manor house alluring travellers with a modern leisure centre and an 18-hole championship golf course.
The guestrooms are fitted with king-size beds, hypo-allergenic pillows and duvets, and LCD TVs, while the private marble bathrooms boast baths and overhead power showers.
At the La Brasserie restaurant, taste buds may be delighted with a variety of hearty dishes prepared using locally sourced produce and fresh herbs, while the Atrium Bar offers refreshments and traditional bites.
Pampering and relaxation may be found at the 3,000-square-foot health centre featuring a 20-metre indoor swimming pool, steam room, spa, sauna, hot tub, 3-tier Technogym and a sun terrace, or on the greens and fairways of the golf course.
Visitors may head to Stevenage to admire acres of natural beauty and take a walk around the picturesque Benington Lordship Gardens, before enjoying a bite to eat and a drink at one of the many restaurants and pubs in Hertford.
Travellers may also visit St. Alban’s Cathedral, founded in 793 AD, and marvel at its Gothic architecture, ornate ceilings and medieval paintings. Next, they may delve into Roman history with a visit to the Verulamium Museum, home to some of the most intricate mosaics, before crossing over to the ruins of the Roman Theatre, built in circa 140 AD.