Win! An overnight stay at an historic Surrey coaching inn

PUBLISHED: 10:48 25 February 2014 | UPDATED: 10:48 25 February 2014

The Talbot, Ripley

The Talbot, Ripley


For centuries, The Talbot in Ripley has played its part in history. It is said to have provided the stage for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton’s love affair to blossom in 1798, and remains one of England’s finest coaching inns.

Today, The Talbot retains many impressive historic features, whilst introducing a contemporary twist.

Surrey Life has teamed up with The Talbot to offer one lucky reader the chance to win an overnight stay for two in one of the hotel’s deluxe bedrooms, enjoy dinner for two in the stunning ‘copper top’ restaurant and a full English breakfast in the morning to finish off your stay perfectly.

For your chance to win this fantastic prize, simply send your answer to the question below to with your name, address and phone number.

Good luck!


Which self-propelled mode of transport made Ripley quite the tourist attraction historically?


Deadline: Sunday March 23

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