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Ayot St. Lawrence

Ayot Saint Lawrence, 

Hertfordshire, 


AL6 9BT,  England
Welcome to The Brocket Arms. This delightful country inn was built in the 14th century and retains all the traditional features one would hope to find therein.
  • Fine Dining
  • Walking
  • Garden
  • Fine wines
  • Friendly
  • Country
  • Free Parking
  • Traditional Ale
  • 14th century building
  • Children Play area
Check Prices and Availability
Four Poster En-suiteFour Poster En-suite
from£105.00
Double en-suite Double en-suite
from£85.00
Twin with Private FacilitiesTwin with Private Facilities
from£85.00
King En-suiteKing En-suite
from£95.00
Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Brocket Arms, Ayot Saint Lawrence are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.2
Value:
4.0
Friendliness:
4.7
Cleanliness:
4.4
Facilities:
4.0
Staff service:
4.5
Location:
4.5
Breakfast:
4.4
Guest Rating: 4.3
See all 91 reviews
Hels
Young Couple
Stayed: Jul '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great to get away and spend time together"
Beautiful old pub, set off the main roads in the heart of the countryside. Quiet location. Friendly staff, very welcolming. Lovely atmosphere.… Read more
"Great to get away and spend time together"
Beautiful old pub, set off the main roads in the heart of the countryside. Quiet location. Friendly staff, very welcolming. Lovely atmosphere. Read less
Likes:
The pub was in the middle of the countryside, lovely drive through the lanes. Lovely locals, staff very freindly. Room was great, breakfast was hot and delicious
Dislikes:
Nothing
Guest Review for The Brocket Arms, Ayot Saint Lawrence
Chris
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jul '15
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Great staff, Great location, Great little pub"
We stayed overnight on the way back to Heathrow, but still managed to get in a 2 hour walk across the countryside on some of those fantastic English public walkways. Then back for a lovely pint and di… Read more
"Great staff, Great location, Great little pub"
We stayed overnight on the way back to Heathrow, but still managed to get in a 2 hour walk across the countryside on some of those fantastic English public walkways. Then back for a lovely pint and dinner> Read less
Likes:
The staff were fantastic. They were very helpful in getting driving directions and in choosing a walk. The breakfast was superb, as was our dinner. The pub was memorable: old, yet beautifully kept.
Dislikes:
None
Guest Review for The Brocket Arms, Ayot Saint Lawrence
Peter
Mature Couple
Stayed: Aug '15
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
3
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
5
Location
3
Breakfast:
4
"Quiet stay in quiet village"
We had the twin room - adequate adjacent bathroom however obstacle course on narrow stairs leading to rooms.… Read more
"Quiet stay in quiet village"
We had the twin room - adequate adjacent bathroom however obstacle course on narrow stairs leading to rooms. Read less
Likes:
Friendly welcome - great maid service.
Dislikes:
The NT property nearby was closed throughout our visit.
Guest Review for The Brocket Arms, Ayot Saint Lawrence
More Information
4 Stars Self Assessed Guest HouseGood Food Guide 2012Sawdays
Parking
On-site parking, Free parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Brocket Arms
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
American Express Master Card Visa Visa Electron Solo 
Check-in: 2:00 PM till 9:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:30 AM
Late check-out available on request
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
Gujarati
Welcome to The Brocket Arms. This delightful country inn was built in the 14th century and retains all the traditional features one would hope to find therein.

The bars and restaurant with their low ceilings, oak beams and inglenook fireplaces are full of character, where guests can enjoy delicious, seasonal, good quality food, together with a wide range of real ales and wines.

Lunch is served every day 12pm to 2.30pm. Evening Meals are served from 7pm to 9pm every day except Monday and Sunday. Bar Meals are available lunch times and early evenings except Sunday (6.30pm - 9pm). Traditional, charming, high quality accommodation is available with 5 double ensuite rooms and one twin room with its own bathroom. Large Family Garden with Play area for Children.

The History Ayot St. Lawrence is one of the loveliest and historic villages in Hertfordshire.

The Brocket Arms was originally the monastic quarters for the Norman church until the Reformation. Legend has it that a priest was tried and hanged in the building and that it has been haunted by the affable character ever since. In the village the attractive georgian Ayot House was once famous as Britain’s only silk farm. The ruined Norman church was replaced in 1778 by the existing Palladian church. Ayot St. Lawrence is well known as the home of George Bernard Shaw, who lived there for 40 years until his death in 1950.

His house, Shaw's Corner, now belongs to the National Trust. All enquiries to The Brocket Arms.

Ayot St. Lawrence is only 25 miles from Central London and is accessible from the M1 and A1M motorways, as well as by rail from St Albans, Harpenden and Welwyn Garden City stations.

Our accommodation is finished to a very high quality. Each room has a wealth of exposed beams reflecting the age of the property and all include TVs, DVDs, MP3 connection, tea/coffee making facilities and hair dryers.

We serve modern British Food simple and elegant with exquisite flavours.
Style of property
Elegant, Luxury, Secluded, Traditional, Unique
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