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The History of Brunch

Even if you disagree on whether to have it late morning or early afternoon, brunch is surely one of the best parts of modern-day food culture. Not quite breakfast. Not quite lunch. The late morning to mid-afternoon tradition of brunch has …

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Exploring Guildford Castle

Why not take time during your visit to Barnett Hill Hotel to dive into a bit of local history? Visit Guildford Castle and head to the top of The Great Tower for a 360 degree panoramic view of Guildford and the beautiful surrounding countryside. …

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Exploring Wakehurst Place

Located just 3 miles from Alexander House and 11 miles from Langshott Manor, you will find Wakehurst place nestled in the peaceful Sussex countryside. Managed by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and set in 465 acres of country estate, Wakehurst boasts …

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Afternoon Tea – a Great British Tradition!

Afternoon Tea is one of the most quintessential English customs and this summer we are celebrating this delightful tradition. Tea itself has been a popular afternoon drink since the 1600’s but Afternoon Tea is a surprisingly new tradition and …

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Unlock The Fascination With Escape Rooms

In the past few years escape rooms have risen dramatically in popularity. Often listed on TripAdvisor as the #1 local attractions, escape rooms don’t just offer some feel-food fun, they give players a chance to demonstrate their skillset and …

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A Brief History of The English Breakfast

The traditional full cooked breakfast is a national institution. Most of us love a full cooked breakfast; you can even travel abroad, to the Mediterranean resorts of Spain and find this quintessentially British dish on sale in cafes and …

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Private Dining at Alexander Hotels

Whether it’s a birthday celebration, baby shower, bridal hen celebration or a new engagement, our hotels offer everything you need to make your special event one to remember. Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa Set within 120 acres of …

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Planning The Perfect Wedding Day

So you recently got engaged? Congratulations. Now that you’ve had time to announce your exciting news and gush over your engagement ring, it’s time to start the daunting task of planning your wedding. But don’t worry – our tips and hints should …

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