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BBC4 “The Bridge” and Throapham House

I’ve just finished watching BBC4 crime drama “The Bridge”, which is based on the Øresund Bridge connecting Denmark and Sweden. This and the earlier Great Belt Fixed Link were huge construction projects requiring an awful lot of concrete, all of which had to be mixed to exacting standards. One of the reasons Ann and I(…)

White Rose Awards 2012 now open

Just received notice from W2Y that the White Rose Awards 2012 are now open. It’s great to see this lovely photograph of our family at the 2011 finals has been included on the promotional page. We had a great time and would like to wish this year’s entrants the best of luck – we hope to(…)

People’s Passion at All Saints’ Church Aston

Robert has been invited to play ‘cello in The Easter Anthem – Love’s Young King at a performance of the People’s Passion at All Saints’ Church, Aston on Maundy Thursday (5 April, 7:00pm). This is part of a weeklong event broadcast across Radio 4 and local radio involving choirs across the country. Robert said… “I’m delighted(…)

Throapham House retains Five Star Gold and Breakfast Award

We are delighted to announce that we have once again been assessed by Visit England and have retained the Five Star Gold Award which we have maintaned since we opened 5 years ago. We thank all our guests for their continued support and also our local suppliers, in particular Fenton’s butcher of Tickhill for providing(…)

Booking on-line now even easier

We’re always looking for ways to improve what we do, so we’ve just gone live this afternoon with a new on-line reservation and payment system, making it even easier to book your stay with us. Watch out for our special offers on midweek breaks – just click on the Check Availability button at the top(…)