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The Baron at Bucknell (aka Baron of Beef)

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Chapel Lawn Road, Bucknell, England
The Baron at Bucknell (aka Baron of Beef)
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Ranked #1 of 3 Bucknell B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Manchester
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights over Easter. Room 4 was lovely with a great view overlooking the countryside. It's nicely decorated and has a large bathroom with a bath and overhead shower. Ate in the pub both nights and the food was good. Not a massive choice but tasty and good value. Didn't see anywhere else to eat nearby within... More 

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Rhondda Cynon Taf, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb room, good food and beer and nice hosts. Plenty of areas to explore if you walk or are biking. Camp site belonging to and adjacent to hotel has services. Spaces are very generous. Room numbers in hotel are limited so book early.

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8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed at the Baron at Bucknell the night before a rally test at nearby Sweet Lamb and was really impressed with the whole set-up. The rooms are exceptionally comfortable, clean and modern with everything you could ask for. As you often get with family-run businesses, the service was great throughout our short stay. I needed to be on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We stayed on the camping field in our caravan lovely view of the inn at night when all lit up .phil and his wife debra made our stay .we ate in the inn the food was very tasty homemade we also had drinks the regulars made us feel welcome realy sad to be going home but we will be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We went for a walk along Offa's Dyke On Friday the 2nd Jan. The two of us arrived at the Baron and left the car. We walked to the train station, caught the 9:43 to Knighton and walked back (Waling with Offa Route 11). Had a packed lunch on the surrounding hills takling in the breathtaking views and got back... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Ideal location not too far from Ludlow - we stayed on the way to North Wales and were very impressed with fit out of the bedrooms ( no expenses spaired high quality wood doors etc ...... ) . Both our dinner and breakfast was of high standard and staff / service were excellent .I would certainly recommend The Baron to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Would thoroughly recommend this hotel to friends and family. Had a most enjoyable stay here recently. Accommodation, food and hospitality were all first rate. The hotel is situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by numerous walks for all abilities. Would definitely stay here again. A fraction of the cost of Ludlow yet with all the charm and facilities.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

After a hard day of cycling the ups and downs of the Welsh borders this place was the most welcoming of any on our weeks trip in the saddle. Great rooms fitted to the highest standards, and the only place I've ever stayed where the owner has asked whether we wanted the beds made up as superkingsized or as a... More 

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22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Beautifully set among the Shropshire hills near the Welsh border. The Baron seems naturally to combine immaculate standards with the most enjoyable of stays. The bedrooms, public rooms, gardens and indeed the whole place is demonstrably so well kept. It's family run and the three generations add to the charm. Dinner in the restaurant featuring a mill workings centrepiece was... More 

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were a party of 9 staying for a 50th birthday celebration so occupied all of the rooms at the inn. The accommodation was excellent - the rooms were very clean and comfortable and looked recently refurbished (and to a high standard). Our meal at the Mill restaurant was delicious and the service very good. Breakfast the following morning was... More 

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