Lygon Arms Hotel
“Comfortbale lounges and small intimate snugs” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Located in the heart of Broadway, this historic property has been welcoming guests for over 600 years. Completely and sympathetically refurbished, the Lygon Arms now offers an array of deeply comfortable lounges and small intimate snugs – many with open fires. The large inviting courtyard is an ideal setting for summer dining. Bedrooms vary in size and shape with those in the main house boasting rich period detail – all are thoughtfully equipped to a high standard. The Lygon Bar and Grill, complete with barrelled ceiling, is not to be missed and the dishes celebrate the best of local and seasonal ingredients.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 86
- Family rooms:
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Spa Available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 100
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Double room, minimum price: £165
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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About the area
Worcestershire is a county of rolling hills, save for the flat Vale of Evesham in the east and the prominent spine of the Malverns in the west. Nearly all of the land is worked in some way; arable farming predominates – oilseed rape, cereals and potatoes – but there are concentrated areas of specific land uses, such as market gardening and plum growing.
Worcester is the county town, and home to Worcestershire County Cricket Club, which has what some regard as the most attractive grounds in the country, in a delightful setting with views of Worcester Cathedral. The Malverns, Great and Little, set on the slopes of the Malvern Hills, are renowned for their refinement. Great Malvern, terraced on its hillside site, came to prominence as a genteel spa for well-to-do Victorians, rivalling the likes of Bath, Buxton and Cheltenham with its glorious surroundings.
Sir Edward Elgar was a Worcester man, and his statue stands on the High Street, facing the cathedral. The cottage where he was born is now a museum and he is commemorated on the £20 note. Other notable Worcestershire figures include poet A E Housman, chocolate magnate George Cadbury; and Lea and Perrins, inventors of Worcestershire sauce.
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