The Methuen Arms
“Beautifully elegant architecture and food to match” - AA Inspector
A fine Georgian building of golden Bath stone, set in the lovely market town of Corsham. Full of period character, with all the flagstones, log fires and local prints you could wish for, it’s also buzzing with contemporary spirit, especially in the three AA Rosette dining room, where chef Leigh Evans is providing extremely competent, precise cuisine using the finest local produce. Look out for dishes like the chicken glazed hake, with confit chicken wings, artichoke risotto, and chicken crumb; or fillet of halibut, served with Brixham crab, coconut rice, and fish broth. The stylish bedrooms are extremely well designed and comfortable. It’s a great place to stay when exploring Bath and Somerset.
- Children welcome
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Main course from: £15
- Open all year
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About the area
A land shrouded in mystery, myth and legend, Wiltshire evokes images of ancient stone circles, white chalk horses carved into hillsides, crop circles and the forbidden, empty landscape of Salisbury Plain. To many M4 and A303 drivers heading out of London through the clutter of the Thames Valley, Wiltshire is where the landscape opens out and rural England begins.
Wiltshire’s charm lies in the beauty of its countryside. The expansive chalk landscapes of the Marlborough and Pewsey downs and Cranborne Chase inspire a sense of space and freedom, offering miles of uninterrupted views deep into Dorset, Somerset and the Cotswolds. Wiltshire’s thriving market towns and picturesque villages provide worthwhile visits and welcome diversions. Stroll through quaint timbered and thatched villages in the southern Woodford and Avon valleys and explore the historic streets of the stone villages of Lacock, Castle Combe and Sherston. Walk around Salisbury and discover architectural styles from the 13th century to the present and take time to visit the city’s elegant cathedral and fascinating museums. And if all of that isn’t enough, the county is also richly endowed with manor houses, mansions and beautiful gardens.
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