Blog posts from 'May 2015'
Ray Charles said “I never wanted to be famous, I only wanted to be great” and this is a maxim that Brinsop Court shares. Brinsop Court is Herefordshire’s hidden secret and many of our guests want to keep us that way – secret. As Brinsop Court becomes more and more well known, it becomes harder for guests to find the manor house available for their special occasions… read more on Brinsop keeps its five star ratings
We were chatting in the office this morning about the birds that are nesting or have hatched within 200 yards of the Brinsop Court office. Brinsop Court manor house and the moat is a haven for birds and the orchestra of tweeting, quacking, chirping, squeaking, chattering, clucking, trilling and whistling really is a musical accompaniment to our working day. At a quick count up we know there… read more on Brilliant Birdlife at Brinsop
Debbie has been cooking on and off for over thirty eight years, with more on than off. Her mother had a business called "Calamity Cooks", and Debbie alongside her through my teens and beyond. We caught up with her in the office and asked her a series of questions. What is the most elaborate event you have catered for? Debbie said “It is hard to put a… read more on Introducing Debbie, our new cook
The smells and noises at Brinsop are many and varied…….from the beautiful childhood smell of newly-mown grass, to the fragrant blossom in the pear orchard – to the unmistakeable smell of an early dewy and misty morning – which really isn’t a smell at all, is it? Walking around Brinsop Court moat on such a morning you could almost imagine yourself abroad, maybe even Africa? There’s a… read more on Walking around Brinsop Court