The Kilpeck Inn
Our aim is to offer our guests a warm welcome in stylish yet authentic surroundings, with the very best in creature comforts, excellent cooking using high quality local ingredients, a range of local beers & ciders and great wines, all served by friendly & efficient village staff. In short a great taste of Herefordshire. Our History: The Kilpeck Inn was originally a cottage built circa 1650 from stones taken from the local Norman castle when it was broken down during the English Civil War. The Castle s mound & moat are adjacent to the renowned 12th Century Kilpeck church, described by Simon Jenkins as England s most perfect Norman church, which is just 200 yards from the Inn s front door. The Inn opened as a small village pub, known as The Red Lion, around 1750 and held an important role in village life for over 250 years. In 2005 it sadly closed and repeated attempts were made by the new owners to get planning for conversion to a private house. A vigorous Save Our Pub campaign successfully fought this and the pub was then bought by its current owner and after 18 months of sensitive restoration it re-opened as The Kilpeck Inn in May 2010. Our creature comforts: In all our bedrooms we offer: Quality pocket sprung mattresses, pure crisp Egyptian cotton sheets, soft down filled duvets & pillows, Contemporary en-suite marble bathrooms with Arran Aromatic toiletries Hairdryers & wooden hangers Large flat screen TVs with built-in DVD players, we provide a selection of films to borrow Coffee & tea making supplies with china mugs to make you feel at home. Our Green credentials: We think we could be the greenest pub in the UK. How many other establishments will have built in the following Heating a wood pellet boiler provides underfloor heating assisted by a wood burning stove Solar Heating two panels on the roof heat the hot water Rain water recovery plant tank buried under the garden collects rainwater to flush all toilets Insulation minimum 100mm (4 ) in the walls, ceilings and under floor, all windows double-glazed All our appliances are low consumption and the mainly LED or halide lights are on sensors or timers All the food we can we source locally so are the staff! - so food and staff miles are minimised
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