The White House – Burnham Market, Norfolk
Set in the countryside, yet just a few miles from the sea, this is a secluded, serene retreat. The renovated Georgian house has 12 tranquil bedrooms – many with freestanding baths and all with a Roberts radio, crisp white sheets and natural 100 Acres products. The reception rooms are decorated with rich colours, velvet sofas and artwork by local artists. There’s a fire for gathering round and an honesty bar for drinks. In the mornings, made-toorder dishes such as homemade waffles and proper porridge will set you up for the day whether you fancy a trip to Burnham Market or relaxing in front of the wood burner in the walled garden. Guests can play tennis, croquet or hire bicycles locally to explore the coast. Brancaster beach is nearby too, where walkers can pick up the Norfolk Coast Path. If you’re staying Thursday to Saturday, book for dinner at new restaurant Acre at the White House which specialises in Norfolk produce cooked in a classic French style. When it’s not run as a hotel, the place can be taken over for house parties.
Doubles from £150
+44 (0)7785 439727; stayatthewhitehouse.co.uk