Spring Gardening & Cookery Breaks at Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno, Wales’ Hotel of the Year 2013

bodysgallen hall outdoors Spring Gardening & Cookery Breaks at Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno, Wales’ Hotel of the Year 2013

Bodysgallen Hall, built in the 17th century, is a delightful country house hotel standing in 200 acres of gardens and parkland with magnificent views of Snowdonia and nearby Conwy Castle. This spring Bodysgallen Hall, part of the National Trust has a selection of Gardening & Cookery breaks designed to inspire and excite.

Gardening Breaks:
The award winning gardens will keep visitors busy for hours. Head Gardener, Robert Owen hosts a selection of detailed tours all themed around the changing seasons. The gardens at Bodysgallen Hall, as the other National Trust parks and gardens, are managed according to a long-term plan for their conservation, taking into account all their history, influences, qualities and contents, together with constraints that affect them. Featured within the estate’s grounds are a rare 17th century parterre of box hedges filled with sweet-scented herbs, naturally occurring limestone outcrops, a rockery with a cascade, a walled garden, lily-pad ponds, and several follies. The gardens also include a formal rose garden and a number of well-established and interesting trees and shrubs including medlar and mulberry, which add further dimension to the gardens.

Saturday 27th April – Spring has Sprung tour
Friday 3rd May – The month of flowering, shrubs – laburnum, lilac, malus, viburnum and more tour

Each tour is priced from £29.50 per person and includes a two-course lunch with a glass of wine including pre tour coffee.

Cookery Breaks:
Head chef, Michael Cheetham offers a selection of cooker master classes fusing the very best local Welsh ingredients.

Saturday 6th April – Made in Wales – bringing together a selection of Welsh produce along with lesser known items.

Saturday 18th May – Let’s Cook Steak – The biggest challenge when cooking at home is to cook the perfect steak at dinner parties for family and friends. Bodysgallen Hall have the most wonderful beef in North Wales, and at this demonstration Chef Cheetham will give a master class on how to choose the right cut of meat, the preparation involved, the best accompaniments to combine, and most importantly demonstrate the cooking of the perfect steak!

Courses are priced from £42.50 per person including morning coffee, a two course lunch and a glass of champagne. These can be combined as part of an overnight package including breakfast and use of the spa for £80.00 per person making this break £122.50 per person per night.

Bodysgallen Hall is now the proud owner of the title ‘AA Hotel of the Year for Wales 2012-2013’. This award joins a long list of other recent awards making Bodysgallen Hall the ideal hotel in North Wales for a unique break.

www.bodysgallen.com Llandudno, North Wales, LL30 1RS Tel: +44 (0)1492 584 466

Throughout March including the Easter weekend, stay at Bodysgallen Hall from only £179 per room per night (based on two sharing a double/twin room) to include overnight accommodation, cooked Welsh breakfast, full use of our award winning Spa, service and VAT. Stay three nights and receive a complimentary fourth night’s accommodation on Bodysgallen Hall!