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By Giles Broadbent

Every saga has a tipping point. The Hanging Rails of Dawlish was perhaps the moment when the flooding story moved from an idiosyncratic spasm of mid-Atlantic weather patterns to a political crisis lapping at Downing Street's door.

lh-hero.jpgIt's played host to American presidents in its time but you don't have to be George Bush Sr or Jimmy Carter to enjoy the tranquility of Lainston House Hotel.

Originally a 17th Century country house it's been a hotel for 30 years and is widely regarded as one of the best in the county and it's perfect for a weekend retreat from the hassles of London life.