One of Britain’s best, Lucknam Park is an unspoilt, country house hotel set in 500 acres of stunning parkland with lovely newly refurbished rooms, one of the UK’s finest spas, a new informal Brasserie, a renowned Michelin-starred restaurant, and a top-of-the-range equestrian centre. 2010 has been a very exciting year for Lucknam Park and they are delighted to announce that they have won an array of awards this past year. These include: • AA Hospitality Awards: ‘Hotel of the Year for England’ • Catey Award: ‘Independent Hotel of the Year’ • Condé Nast Johansens: ‘Most Excellent Spa Award’ • Visit Britain: ‘Five Star Gold Award’ • Institute of Hospitality: ‘Team of the Year’ Lucknam Park’s culinary excellence is clear through their recent Chef Awards, which include: • Hrishikesh Desai, Head Chef, The Brasserie: ‘National Chef of the Year’ – The Craft Guild Awards • Mark Stinchcombe, Junior Sous Chef, The Brasserie: ‘Young Chef of the Year 2010’ – The Restaurant Association awards; ‘Young National Chef of the Year’ - The Craft Guild Awards; ‘Award of Excellence’ – The Academy of Culinary Arts Awards 2010. Commenting on the awards Managing Director, Claire Randall said: “2010 has been a truly wonderful year for Lucknam Park - we are absolutely thrilled with these awards. Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa strives to offer the best on every level, and these awards are a testament to our fantastic team, who are passionate about service and quality. We are extremely lucky to have such talented chefs, and I would like to congratulate Hrishikesh Desai and Mark Stinchcombe on their recent accolades, along with their mentor Lucknam Park Executive Chef, Hywel Jones.” For further information or reservations please call Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa on 01225 742 777 or visit For press information please contact Catherine Aird or Amanda Stratton at Ann Scott Associates on 020 78239988 or /