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County - Nottinghamshire | Map
Tel code: 0115 | code search
Postcode: NG13 | code search
Population: 80
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Elton is a tiny village in rural Nottinghamshire, situated on the A52 about eight miles west of Grantham and about nine miles east of Nottingham. The village lies in the Vale of Belvoir, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, whose name means simply 'beautiful view'. On top of a hill, dominating the vale is the ancestral home of the Duke of Rutland, Belvoir Castle. The castle has seen much action in its time, having been damaged in both the War of the Roses and The English Civil War. As a result, the castle has been rebuilt a number of times in its history. It is still a family home but it is open to the public and indeed is a big tourist attraction in the area. Another attraction close by is the National Trust owned Grantham House. For accommodation you could try The Grange, which is rated five stars by the AA and offers traditional farm house bed & breakfast with full en-suites, TV, tea & coffee facilities and parking. Set in the Vale of Belvoir a stone's throw from the A52 between Nottingham and Grantham, it is also close to a pub serving good food and only five minutes drive to Bingham and Bottesford.

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Old Downton Lodge (2.21 miles)

Old Downton Lodge

Situated only 6 miles away from the town of Ludlow, this enchanting hotel is set in its own private grounds and boasts uninterrupted views across the Shropshire and Herefordshire Hills.

Ideally located within easy reach of ... More | visit website

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Brick House Farm (3.51 miles)

Brick House Farm
Brick House Farm is an original Tudor farmhouse on a working smallholding. We are located in the Welsh Marches, in North Herefordshire near the borders with Shropshire and Wales. The house has two luxury bedrooms, ... More | visit website
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Overton Grange Hotel (3.65 miles)

Overton Grange Hotel
Book Online On the outskirts of glorious Ludlow, Overton Grange Country House Hotel is the AA highest awarded with an outstanding 85% merit. It has established a superb reputation for accommodation- exquisite rooms and excellent Michelin listed ... More
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The Cliffe Hotel (3.87 miles)

The Cliffe Hotel
The Cliffe has a Full-On Licence with a well stocked bar; providing a wide range of drinks including real ales. Restaurant and Bar meals are available and there is an extensive wine list. The hotel ... More | visit website
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Dinham Hall (3.99 miles)

Dinham Hall

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Tall, square, solid and stylish Dinham Hall is the epitome of a grand late 18th century family home.
Furnished with beautiful, period antiques the house is now presented as an elegant 13 Bedroom Hotel ... More | visit website

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The Clive Bar & Restaurant with Rooms (4.14 miles)

The Clive Bar & Restaurant with Rooms

The Clive Bar and Restaurant with Rooms is a unique blend of traditional and contemporary. Originally a farmhouse, the main building has been developed so as to retain the original features of the Clive bar ... More | visit website

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Salwey Arms Hotel (4.21 miles)

Salwey Arms Hotel

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A traditional Inn on the Herefordshire / Shropshire border (A49) offering a warm welcome with great home cooked food and excellent service. All rooms have shower, wash basin, TV and ... More

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Feathers Hotel (4.26 miles)

Feathers Hotel

The Feathers Hotel is internationally recognised for its beautiful Jacobean architecture and Medieval heritage. Situated at the heart of the ancient market town of Ludlow, there are excellent craft and antique shops and a wealth of ... More | visit website

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130 Corve Street Bed & Breakfast (4.28 miles)

130 Corve Street Bed & Breakfast

Comfortable and friendly bed and breakfast accommodation, located a short walk from the centre of Ludlow, Shropshire - close to shops, pubs, restaurants and railway station.

Our newly-refurbished ground floor bedrooms have ensuite facilities, and are ... More | visit website

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Corve View (4.32 miles)

Corve View
A delightful stone cottage in Ludlow, 5 mins walk from the centre. The cottage has all the latest conveniences, as well as many original period charms.

NEW - we now have a sauna - and ... More | visit website

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