Escape the city this spring and summer with a mini-break in the heart of the Surrey Hills. Easily accessible from London, The White Horse is Dorking’s first destination hotel and part of the Bespoke Hotels collection which is giving one lucky winner a two-night break in this widely-acclaimed, historic coaching inn.
The hotel once played host to Charles Dickens while he was writing The Pickwick Papers in the 1830s. Today, it’s modern furnishings continue to pay tribute to the building’s unique role in Dorking and Surrey’s history.
While staying at The White Horse, the lucky winners can walk in the spectacular hills, visit some of England’s finest vineyards or hike or cycle up Box Hill – made famous by Jane Austen and providing spectacular views over the North Downs. Alternatively, the hotel is in the middle of Dorking’s famed High Street with its farm and gift shops, antique centres, galleries and artisanal chocolatier.
The hotel has 56 bedrooms, charming public spaces, open fires and a superb restaurant, The Dozen, which has recently introduced a new vegan menu as well as a ‘drink and dine’ concept in the on-site delicatessen.
The prize includes a two-night stay in a comfy double room, dinner at The Dozen with a bottle of house wine, breakfast daily as well as a tour of Denbies wine estate with a classic wine tasting for two.