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Boars Head Hotel

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Station Road, Draycott in the Clay DE6 5GX England
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Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Draycott in the Clay does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Boars Head Hotel, a nice option for travellers like you.

As your “home away from home,” the hotel rooms offer a flat screen TV, and getting online is easy, with free wifi available.

Guests have access to room service, a picnic area, and outdoor furniture while staying at Boars Head Hotel. In addition, Boars Head Hotel offers free breakfast, which will help make your Draycott in the Clay trip additionally gratifying. And, as an added convenience, there is free parking available to guests.

Travellers looking to enjoy some fish and chips can head to The Swan Inn. Otherwise, you may want to check out an Asian restaurant such as The Barn Indian Restaurant.

Boars Head Hotel puts the best of Draycott in the Clay at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Newspaper
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Breakfast in the room
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
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Fireplace
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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GinnyStaffordshireUK wrote a review 1 Aug
Alton, United Kingdom253 contributions93 helpful votes
We visited with 2 friends having read the good reviews. We were disappointed with our meals; mine was chicken fajitas which was bland. The chicken was very dry and the portions of salsa, guacamole and cheese were mean. My husband chose the curry which was again bland, just chunks of dry chicken with sauce poured over it! The cheesecake we shared for dessert was nice. The is waitress topped it all by leaving 2 mints with the bill for 4 of us! We won’t be returning.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Brian D wrote a review Jul 2021
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom30 contributions36 helpful votes
I know this pub/hotel/restaurant and visit perhaps twice a year. However food and quality is now rather poor. First we ordered from the menu French Union soup-told now off the menu .So the starters included King Prawn & Avocardo Cocktail which at £7.50 rather expensive for what was served. This dish proved to be actually some some prawns(Not King) laid on a small bed of lettace with Rose-Marie sauce poured over the whole with brown bread thinly coated with butter on three of the four pieces- the avocado was lost somewhere I assume in the kitchen? The following course was Pan Seared Seabass which I really made clear to the poor girl who served the dish that I expected not to have to cut off the ends of the suger snap peas and the top and bottom of the baby carrots-including one which was black in colour and clearly rotton. My wife had better luck with a veggie soup followed by Roast chicken wings and was supplied with 12 wings which seemed over the top.However in fairness she enjoyed her chicken meal but only eating six. No one to complain to was available except the young waitress to whome it seemed had to accept my comments. I made clear having eaten most of the meal I would pay the bill but frankly I would have to be dragged back for any meal from here in the future. Espcially- why do staff offer you a table next to a party of adults and very loud children-when the whole place was almost empty.?Annoying!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Victoria W wrote a review Jul 2021
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom2 contributions
I met up with friends and thoroughly enjoyed the stay. Comfortable, spacious room, tasty food, friendly staff, lovely gardens, relaxing location and overall good value for money. We have already considered coming back.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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GrannyChocolate wrote a review Jun 2021
East Midlands, United Kingdom112 contributions98 helpful votes
4 of us had lunch here, we all had a roast dinner served to the table by a very friendly and helpful member of staff. The food was served hot with plenty of freshly cooked vegetables that were perfectly cooked. The roasts were delicious, tender and tasty and we were served very quickly. We all enjoyed our different desserts too, served with plenty of custard which is unusual these days! We then had coffee in the comfortable lounge which was very nice too. All in all a great visit and can’t wait to go back again.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Lennielovesplants wrote a review Jun 2021
Kendal, United Kingdom53 contributions25 helpful votes
This was a really comfortable stay and an excellent meal. I know the cauliflower steak sometimes causes controversy, but all I'm going to say here is that this one was absolutely delicious and cooked to perfection with a lovely subtle flavour and substantial and tasty accompaniments, and I'm happy to pay for that! I enjoyed every single bite. All the staff were charming and it was so refreshing not only to have two good vegan main course options but to be told that they could adapt another dish if I preferred. Good breakfast, too. Thanks, all.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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US$94 - US$104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United KingdomEnglandDerbyshireDraycott in the Clay
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Boars Head Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Boars Head Hotel?
Nearby attractions include National Trust Museum of Childhood (1.4 km), Sudbury Hall (2.6 km), and Museum of Childhood (1.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Boars Head Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Boars Head Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Boars Head Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Boars Head Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Lighthouse Restaurant, The Roebuck, and The Red Lion Newborough.
Are pets allowed at Boars Head Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Boars Head Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Tutbury Castle (5.1 km) and Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin (5.1 km).
Is Boars Head Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.