November 22, 2018 By darya_admin
Escape the city and enjoy a relaxing break in the Hertfordshire countryside
Situated in tranquil countryside just a stone’s throw from London, the West Lodge Park hotel offers the perfect relaxing weekend break for city dwellers.
Samuel Johnson once famously said ‘when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life’. And while this may have some truth to it, even the most hardened city-dwellers need to occasionally escape the busy capital for a bit of rest and relaxation.
If you’re searching for a relaxing country retreat within easy reach of the capital, look no further than the four-star West Lodge Park hotel in the Hertfordshire countryside.
Situated in over 35 acres of tranquil, picturesque grounds, you would never guess that this luxury hotel in Herts is just a stone’s throw from North London. Spending time in nature is proven to be good for your health, and this is exactly what this charming hotel offers you, with formal gardens, picturesque parkland, a peaceful lake, and even a private arboretum that houses over 800 different species of tree.
Choice of activities
However, relaxing and tranquil don’t have to mean boring, and there is plenty to see and do at West Lodge Park. Take a stroll through all that beautiful countryside, try a yoga class, play croquet on the lawn, tour the arboretum, or pay a visit to one of the nearby golf courses.
For those days when you don’t feel like doing much, you can simply wander through the corridors and enjoy the hotel’s impressive art collection, or curl up with a good book next to one of the hotel’s open log fires.
Evening entertainment can also be found, in the form of regular concert dinners, which combine specially prepared menus with live classical music.
With so much to see and do, you’re certain to work up an appetite and, when staying at West Lodge Park, you can be assured of having a good meal. The Mary Beale restaurant (decorated with artwork by Mary Beale herself) offers fine dining with weekly-changing menus full of quality ingredients from local suppliers. If you’re looking for a more laid-back dining experience, you can always head to the Terrace Bar which serves up stunning views of the hotel’s extensive grounds to accompany its delicious afternoon teas.
Enjoy the views
When it comes to accommodation, guests at West Lodge Park can choose from a selection of different room types, ranging from a small double all the way up to a luxurious private suite for the ultimate in relaxation. Each of the 58 individually-appointed rooms also enjoys stunning views, either of the hotel’s formal gardens, its impressive arboretum, or the wide open spaces of Enfield Chase.
Commitment to quality
As a guest at West Lodge Park, you can be sure of being treated well. The hotel is owned and managed by the Beale family who are committed to caring for the environment, treating its staff well and, most importantly, pleasing its customers. This commitment to quality has enabled the hotel to achieve the highest AA quality rating of any four-star hotel in the North London area.
With acres of gorgeous countryside, delicious food, and great customer service, West Lodge Park Hotel offers the perfect relaxing weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of London.