Priest House on the River Hotel in Weston upon Trent, England

Priest House on the River

Kings Mills, Castle Donington, Weston upon Trent, DE74 2RR

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Priest House on the River, Weston upon Trent
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Location. The Priest House Hotel is located in Kings Mill, near Castle Donington, England. Derby is 13 miles away and Nottingham is within 17 miles. The nearest train station is situated in Long Eaton, five miles from the hotel.
Hotel Features. Accessed via a winding country lane and set on its own island on the banks of the River Trent, the boutique Priest House Hotel is a country house property. Centring around an historic Norman tower, the building opens to a contemporary, minimalist interior. The hotel can organise clay pigeon shooting and falconry excursions, and keen anglers can try their luck in the adjacent river. Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet and complimentary onsite parking.

Guests of The Priest House Hotel can start the day with a full English breakfast(surcharge) and later dine on international dishes prepared with fresh, local ingredients. The hotel's stylish restaurant has exposed stone walls and wood beamed ceilings, while the informal Brasserie extends to a terrace overlooking the river. Here, guests can take afternoon tea, or even request picnic hampers to enjoy in the hotel's grounds and surrounding areas.

Six conference rooms are available onsite with maximum capacity of 130.

Guestrooms. Spread between the main house and the adjacent 17th century cottages, the 42 guestrooms feature sleek, contemporary decor in soft neutral tones and are equipped with complimentary high speed Internet connections, flatscreen satellite television, DVD players, and CD players. Further amenities include coffee and tea makers, refrigerators, bathrobes, hair dryers, and designer toiletries.

Expert Tip. The wild heather moors and limestone dales of the Peak District National Park, located 34 miles from the hotel, are popular with walkers, bikers, and hikers. Visitors can also enjoy the historic towns of Buxton, with is opera house, Bakewell and Ashbourne.
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From East Midlands Airport (EMI):
Distance to The Priest House Hotel is four miles, approximately 10 minutes' drive.

Getting there. The easiest way to reach the hotel from the airport is by hire car or taxi, costing approximately 10 GBP>

Getting around. A car is advisable for exploring the surrounding area.

Driving directions. From the North, exit the M1 at junction 24a and follow the signs for Castle Donington and Donington Park.
At Castle Donington go right at the traffic lights and follow the signs for Kings Mills only, marked 'no through road'.
The hotel is situated at the end of Park Lane.
From the South, exit the M1 at junction 23a and follow the signs to Castle Donington.
Turn left at the traffic lights and follow the signs for Kings Mills.
The hotel is situated at the end of Park Lane.

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