July 5 2015 Latest news:
The Grant Arms Hotel is in the perfect position for a leisurely break in Speyside, with the snow-capped Cairngorm mountain range on the doorstep and historic Inverness and environs close by.
Now a fifth-generation family-owned business, Barbour is well known for its classic and functional clothing and has gone from strength to strength since it was founded over 120 years ago in South Shields, North East England.
Prolific architect Edwin Lutyens designed the striking bank building, which now houses Hotel Gotham, in 1928, during a boom-time when Manchester was at the forefront of industry. Creating the Modern Classical masterpiece illustrated the prominence and success of a city ‘on the up’, realised in a towering edifice of Portland stone and arched windows. It was the talk of the town when it opened in 1935, and even today, remains one of the region’s most impressive buildings.
Enjoy the experience of watching world-class tennis at the Aegon International Eastbourne, while indulging in some strawberries and Pimms at Devonshire Park: all part of a wonderful three-night break for two people at the prestigious Grand Hotel.