The Black Horse at Ireland is a traditional inn with accommodation located near Shefford in Bedfordshire it is set in attractive and pleasant gardens. We pride ourselves on looking after our customers and have gained a reputation of offering excellent fresh food and traditional ales in a friendly and welcoming environment. You may choose from an extensive range of hot and cold meals in our bar or restaurant. If notified in advance, we will be happy to cater for any special dietary requests.
The Black Horse has two quality chalet rooms pleasantly situated within the courtyard garden, with their own private entrance. Each room is tastefully decorated and beautifully furnished with a comfortable king sized divan bed dressed in quality Egyptian cotton bed linen, a stylish armchair to relax in, plenty of storage for clothes and an en suite bathroom with a large rain dance shower, double wash basin, backlit vanity mirror and heated towel rail for those colder months. Both rooms have under floor heating and climate controlled air conditioning. They are highly equipped with HD LED Television, trouser press, fridge, hairdryer, alarm clock with DAB radio and iPod docking station and a personal espresso coffee machine and tea from Teapigs.
We have easy access to many National Trust and English Heritage sites such as Woburn Abbey, Woburn Safari Park and Hatfield House. The Shuttleworth Collection, housed at nearby Old Warden, is unique. It is the world's only exhibition of flying historic aircraft dating from 1909 up to World War II and just beyond. Nearby is the Swiss Garden, a beautiful example of an early 19th century garden that combines ornamental gardens with picturesque architecture.
There are many golf courses in the area, ranging from John O'Gaunt in nearby Biggleswade, Beadlow Manor, Millbrook and the championship course of Woburn is only a short drive away.
The historical town of Cambridge is within 30 minutesí drive from The Black Horse, as is Milton Keynes, renowned for its indoor shopping centre, Theatre, National Hockey Stadium and for the largest indoor ski centre in Great Britain.
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Rates: From £79.95 per room per night based on 2 people sharing. Price includes a continental breakfast.
Children are welcome.
Sorry, no pets.
Off street parking.
County dining award.
Featured in the Good Pub Guide 3 years running.