The hotel opened in 1973 with the first building and now comprises a collection of six historically listed buildings. These have been restored from dereliction over the past 30 years by the Clark family and sympathetically modernised, providing a variety of styles throughout the 54 bedrooms. There are no lifts in any of the buildings; however ground-floor rooms are available (subject to availability). Facilities at the hotel include a 24-hour reception, hotel safe, bar, restaurant and conference facilities. WLAN Internet access is available, room service and laundry service are offered (both for a fee) and there is a car park for guests.Children are welcome in the Fitness centre, though there are some restrictions for those under 18.All the rooms have an en suite bathroom and include a complimentary beverage tray and biscuits, a hairdryer, TV, radio and a direct dial phone. A double bed and central heating also feature as standard.