Elegantly poised at the edge of Lake Geneva
From bottomless brunch on our al fresco terrace to signature cocktails and delicious à la carte dining, discover a collection of menus that celebrate our South African heritage.
Try the “Son of a Gun” buttermilk chicken burger with jalapeños in a brioche bun, or the BBQ pulled jackfruit burger. Our moreish bar snacks showcase 24-karat gold butter Buffalo wings with blue cheese sauce, South African beef biltong, and soft shell crab tempura with avocado and chilli dip.
Behind the bar, our signature cocktails include Jellybean Clover Club with jellybean infused gin, a Mexican Truffle Old Fashioned with truffled honey, and a Madagascan Espresso Martini, as well as mocktails such as Mango Lassi with rose water, and Pan Asia Tiki Lemonade.
Join Ray Wilton on a wonderful tour of the surrounding area. Wilton has a wealth of knowledge up his sleeve, having lived in Evershot for 20 years.
Topics covered on the tour will include the history of the village and Ilchester Estate, the great fire of Evershot, the hotel and The Acorn Inn, St Osmunds Church, the village industry and Thomas Hardy.
When: 11am from Tuesday - Saturday
Price: £25 per person
Discover the award-winning wines at Furleigh Estate, set in the stunning Dorset countryside, just five miles from the Jurassic Coast.
Your two-hour tour will include a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, followed by a stroll through the vineyards and a description of the history of English wine, before moving into the production facility and barrel maturation room. Guests will then enjoy a seated tasting of four still and sparkling wines, accompanied by a sharing platter of local cheeses and charcuterie.
Price: £25 per person.
Embark on an introduction to mindfulness with Verity Woodgate, whose programme, Zenna, was created to help businesses develop healthy workplace environments. Take a walk amongst our walled gardens and enjoy a healthy, seasonal lunch.
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If you’re fascinated by birds of prey, try your hand at casting off one of our resident Harris hawks, Bertie, Titch or Bumble. Under the watchful eye of Paul, our resident falconer, you’ll learn all about these majestic animals, before having a go yourself.
After a short introduction, you’ll take a 90-minute stroll around the grounds of our hotel, watching as the hawks leave and return to the glove on command, swooping and soaring overhead, with impressive speed and agility.
Price: £50 per person.
We proudly serve Single Estate Teas from our ethical supplier, PMD Tea. Our Afternoon Tea Masterclass Experience marries a selection of the finest PMD Teas with our Afternoon Tea. The experience is hosted by Dananjaya Silva, Managing Director of PMD Tea.
Allow our head gardener Robin to guide you through our grounds. Discover a spectacular water feature, herbaceous borders, wide green lawns and shaded nooks, as well as exceptional kitchen gardens filled with seasonal produce.
Go behind the scenes of Mapperton House, which dates back to the 16th century, with formal gardens, a beautiful orangery, topiary yews and a lily pond, leading to an informal area planted with ornamental shrubs and views over the countryside.
Our boutique spa facilities and all-weather tennis court are at your disposal, including our heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and studio gym. Recline on loungers in a soft bathrobe and slippers, as water trickles over a glass orb fountain.
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