Best Western Great Britain has announced the arrival of The New Hobbit Hotel, BW Signature Collection, to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Featuring stunning views of the Calder Valley, this hotel is located just half a mile from Sowerby Bridge Railway Station, with direct links to Leeds and Manchester.

The boutique 30-bedroom hotel has a rich history and has grown from a pub in the 1900’s to a beautiful hotel offering vintage and new, modern rooms. The traditional Yorkshire stone property offers rooms that include a flat-screen TV and handcrafted solid ash furniture. In the restaurant, there is a homely log burner and a delicious farmhouse grill menu on offer, which serves freshly prepared, locally sourced produce. The hotel also features an award-winning licenced wedding venue, ideal for guests looking to celebrate their special day.

Upon joining the Best Western Great Britain brand, The New Hobbit, BW Signature Collection, has access to a range of tools and expertise to support in driving tourism to the local area.

Kevin Howatt, General Manager for the hotel, commented: “We’re extremely proud to see The New Hobbit, BW Signature Collection, join the Best Western family and take the property to the next level. We’re excited to see what the future holds now we are part of a 250-strong family of independently owned hotels across the country.”

Rob Paterson, CEO at Best Western Great Britain, added: “We’re delighted to welcome The New Hobbit Hotel, BW Signature Collection by Best Western to our brilliantly different collection of independently owned properties. Best Western members are investing for the future and changing for the better. Our BW Signature Collection is an example of how we are delivering more to our guests. We look forward to working in partnership with the team at the hotel to showcase and celebrate their hotel both locally and globally."

Best Western Great Britain’s members have invested over £210m since 2015 improving properties and guest experiences.

To find out more about The New Hobbit Hotel, BW Signature Collection, or to book a room, visit: https://www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/the-new-hobbit-hotel-bw-signature-collection-by-best-western-84256

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