Two new hotels have joined Pride of Britain Hotels, a luxury collection of independently-owned properties in the U.K.
The Vineyard Hotel and Spa in Berkshire and Yorebridge House in North Yorkshire are the two new additions to the portfolio, which has a 50-hotel limit.
They join the likes of Dormy House Hotel in the Cotswolds, Glenapp Castle in Scotland and Lucknam Park in Bath as part of Pride of Britain Hotels.
Five-star The Vineyard Hotel is privately owned by the Michael family and run by managing director of The Vineyard Group Andrew McKenzie.
The hotel is home to 49 bedrooms, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant and is renowned for its 30,000 bottle wine cellar.
The restaurant is led by executive chef Robby Jenks.
The Vineyard Hotel has been owned by the Michael family since 1996, and they also own the Peter Michael Winery in California.
Andrew McKenzie, managing director of The Vineyard Group, said: “We are delighted and very proud to have been chosen to become part of Pride of Britain Hotels. We are joining a family of like-minded individuals, many of whom I have known for years, who all share a common aim; to ensure our guests enjoy the best hospitality that Britain has to offer.”
Yorebridge House, situated in the North Yorkshire Dales, is a five-star Grade-II listed property is owned by Charlotte and David Reilly.
The property, which was previously a headmaster’s house and grammar school, is home to 12 bedrooms, Plus The Barn Room with private terrace and hot tub. The hotel’s interiors are stylish and under-stated and an oasis of calm for guests.
The restaurant holds 3 AA Rosettes with menus designed by Head Chef Dan Shotton.
The Laurent Perrier Grand Siecle tasting room, situated in the original cellar room, is a new addition to Yorebridge House for 2018.
David Reilly, proprietor, Yorebridge House, said: “We are proud and excited to have become a member of Pride of Britain Hotels and we are very much looking forward to being part of the POB family. It will be wonderful to not only enjoy the company of Pride of Britain guests, but also to meet and share experiences with other members from all the wonderful and inspiring establishments from across the country.”