INDEPENDENT hotels group PoB Hotels has added two more properties, including one near Bradford on Avon, to its portfolio of luxury hotels.

They are the Homewood Hotel & Spa at Freshford and The Montagu Arms at Beaulieu in the New Forest.

The company says these new additions underscore PoB Hotels' commitment to offering unparalleled luxury experiences in destinations that captivate the hearts of discerning travelers.

Homewood Hotel & Spa is a Georgian country house hotel with 31 rooms and suites just off the A36 and just 20 minutes from Bath city centre.

Ed Fitzpatrick, general manager of Homewood Hotel & Spa, said: “We are thrilled to embark on this exciting journey with PoB Hotels.

“After the last couple of years of dedicated development and the implementation of elevated standards, we are primed and eager to take our property to the next level.

“With PoB Hotels' support, we are confident that Homewood will continue to exceed expectations, welcoming new domestic guests through our doors."

PoBHotels was formed in 1982 by a small group of British hoteliers and was formerly known as Pride of Britain Hotels.

It represents Whatley Manor Hotel & Spa near Malmesbury and Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa at Colerne near Chippenham.