Come and see our fantastic Mr Fox

  It’s a well known fact that when the bad weather comes the creatures of the wild come closer to human settlements in search of food. At first glance you could be forgiven for thinking that’s what’s happening here except, of course, that it’s just the latest in our series of animal sculptures dotted around […]

Our 11th room is now ready for booking…..and it’s very luxurious!

Go on, treat yourselves and stay with us here at Mellington Hall Country House Hotel in our new premium quality en-suite room, decorated to the very high standard that you would expect from Mellington Hall Country House Hotel. With sumptuous bed linen, king size bed, two arm chairs and a flatscreen mounted tv, you may […]

A room with a view. Well, actually, we have a 10 of them.

Most of us live in streets in towns and cities so our view as we look out from our bedroom windows is mostly of cars and houses. That’s why staying at Mellington Hall is so special. Look at these views from two of our bedroom windows. Even in January you can see for miles through […]

A man walks into a bar…

No, this isn’t the start of joke. The man in question is Chris Offa, Sales Manager at Charles Ransford & Son, the sawmill in Bishops’s Castle owned by the same family as own Mellington Hall Hotel. The bar in question is Offa’s Bar in the Hotel, so called because Offa’s Dyke Way runs throught the […]

Speaking of five star ratings….

….we couldn’t help reflect (as we sat by the log fire in a brief lull) that since we took back control of the hotel on 1st November 2017 we have had 18 reviews on tripadvisor. Of those, 17 have given us a five star rating whilst the other gave us four stars. It has, as one reviewer said, […]

Think of this as a red carpet

Slowly but surely we’re getting things the way we want them at Mellington Hall Hotel – less than two months from taking back control. We’re greatly encouraged by the fantastic response from guests both in comments they make to us in person during their visits and in the feedback they provide on tripadvisor. So, whilst this brand […]

‘Downton Abbey with a touch of Brideshead’

Not our words but those of a recent guest at Mellington Hall who was kind enough to post a review of the hotel on tripadvisor.com where you can read the recent reviews for yourself. Worth saying though how much feedback like this means to the team here at the hotel. Our aim is to make […]

Gathering winter fuel

These pictures show Alex Evans battling through the snow to deliver dry woodchips from the Ransfords sawmill in Bishop’s Castle to feed the wood chip boiler at Mellington where we use 100% renewable energy for heating and hot water. The logs on the fires in the hotel are from our own woodlands on the Estate and are mostly […]

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!

As you can see, this place is as pretty as a picture at the first dusting of snow: greatly helped by the fact that the beautiful grounds are kept so well by the team here. It might be arctic weather outside but inside the hotel the log fires are crackling away and everyone’s as snug as […]

Major new development on the Holiday Home Park

Some fantastic images depicting how our new development is unfolding here at Mellington Hall Holiday Home Park with the first four concrete pads having been laid already by Keith and his hard working team. It won’t be long now before the sewer, gas and electrical works are also completed. The pool area has been expanded […]