|Pear Trees, built in the 18th century in the heart of the picturesque Northamptonshire village of West Haddon, with good inns and restaurants just a stroll away, provides quality accommodation in an ideal location being just a ten minute drive from the M1/ M6 motorways.Pear Trees is full of original oak beams and character with many interesting features such as the ancient flagstones in the reception hall, the sitting room with it's large marble fireplace where logs burn in winter, the dinning room with original window shutters, the old Aga in the kitchen that is used for all cooking and the utility room where there is even an ancient water well and pump!The Jurassic Way and Grand Union Canal are both within easy walking distance and the Althorp Estate, former home of Princess Diana, under eight miles away with many other historic sites close by. Warwick Castle, Stratford-on -Avon, Leicester, Northampton and Rugby are all well under half an hour's drive alternatively a railway station with a direct line to London or Birmingham is less than four miles.Sports enthusiasts have golf, fishing, swimming and tennis, cycle hire and health clubs less than five miles away. Silverstone, Donnington Park, Towcester and Huntington racecourses are all far less than half an hour away.Accommodation is provided on either a room only bases or with breakfast. Evening meals are optional and guests are most welcome to bring their own wine and aperitifs for which ice and glasses will be happily provided either to have in the well laid out garden or in the comfortable lounge.
Pear Trees Country House is the only accommodation provider in Northamptonshire to be included in the Good Hotel Guide 2005 2006 & 2007 and has been placed in the Sunday Observers top 50