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Bed and Breakfast The Chimes B&B
37 Old North Road, Wansford, PE8 6LB, United Kingdom – Excellent location – show map
Excellent location – rated 9.4/10! (score from 112 reviews)
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About The Chimes B&B
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The Chimes is a detached family home set in beautiful gardens in a woodland setting at the edge of the village of Wansford. We are conveniently located for road, rail and air links with Stamford 7 miles to the North, Peterborough 6 miles to the East and Stansted, East Midlands and Birmingham airports all within 90 minutes drive. You will find a warm welcome, spacious rooms, high quality beds with crisp white linen, fluffy towels and luxury toiletries. Guests can relax in a private sitting room with gas fire and large screen TV and there is a separate dining room in which to enjoy breakfast. We have three guest bedrooms, all with a king size bed. The Garden Room has a private bathroom next door ,the Woodland and River Rooms both have an en-suite bathroom. All of our rooms have tea and coffee making facilities and a flat screen TV. The Woodland Room also has a large built in desk and makes a perfect space for work if you are travelling on business. Guests will be welcomed on arrival with a cup of tea or coffee and homemade cakes or scones with home made jams which they are welcome to enjoy in the garden if the weather allows. We offer an outstanding Aga cooked breakfast using homemade, locally sourced and free-trade ingredients whenever possible. Our sausages, bacon and eggs come from Willow Brook Farm which is just 4 miles away. There is ample free parking and free wireless internet available. We can provide secure parking in a locked garage for a small additional charge if required.
Jan and St.Clair Armitage have been married for over 30 years and have 4 children who have now all grown up and left the family home. We have lived in Hampshire, Suffolk, America and Canada before moving to the Chimes. Our home reflects our love of travel and learning about different cultures and our belief that simple human kindnesses go a long way to reduce the stresses of modern life. We hope you will find The Chimes a relaxing and comfortable retreat in this beautiful part of rural North Cambridgeshire. The Counties of Northamptonshire, Rutland and Lincolnshire are all within 3 miles of The Chimes. The local area is blessed with many attractions from peaceful, honey stoned villages with great pubs, to the stunning market town of Stamford and the larger cities of Peterborough and Leicester all of which are in easy reach. Rutland Water is 15 minutes drive away and offers a wide variety of leisure activities including walking, sailing and other water sports. The Nene Valley historic railway, which runs from Yarwell to Peterborough, passes through Wansford. Burghley House, which hosts the famous Burghley Horse Trials in September each year, is a 10 minute drive away.
The Chimes is situated in its own gardens in a woodland area at the northern edge of the village of Wansford. The river Nene and the centre of the village are a ten minute walk away. The village has a church, village store and post office, a restaurant and two good pubs as well as a variety of boutique type shops. The Nene Valley Railway has a station in the village. Peterborough is 6 miles to the East, Stamford 7 miles to the North and Rutland Water 10 miles to the North West.
Languages spoken: English, French
Restaurant The Paper Mills0.5 miles
River Nene0.5 miles
Lake Rutland Water12 miles
Cambridge Airport35.8 miles
East Midlands Airport41.9 miles
London Luton Airport48.9 miles
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4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Until 10:30 AM
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Children & Beds
Children of all ages are welcome.
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Crib and extra bed policies
There's no capacity for cribs at this property.
This property doesn't offer extra beds.
No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Payments by Booking.com
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Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Please inform The Chimes B&B of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.
This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.
FAQs about The Chimes B&B
Guests staying at The Chimes B&B can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.9).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Chimes B&B (subject to availability):
- Parking on site
- Secure parking
- Free parking
The prices at The Chimes B&B may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.
The Chimes B&B is 500 feet from the center of Wansford.
Check-in at The Chimes B&B is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.
Room options at The Chimes B&B include:
The Chimes B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):
Yes, The Chimes B&B is popular with guests booking family stays.
From the nearest airport, you can get to The Chimes B&B by:
- Car 1h 20min