Back in 1727 this Georgian hunting lodge fondly recalled classical architecture: elegantly balanced, symmetrically proportioned and brilliantly, dazzlingly white. Cant Hill, as it was then named, was the resting place for royals as they hunted in Windsor Park.
Since it became a hotel in 1965, renamed Burnham Beeches Hotel, guests have looked out from the sash windows of the white Georgian facade and taken afternoon tea on the extensive lawns. With its aristocratic looks, this house has history. Thomas Grey, the great English poet, is said to have visited his wealthy uncle at the house and to have been so inspired that he wrote the famous poem Elegy in a Country Churchyard.
Less solemnly, more modern history records that Burnham Beeches Hotel
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