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10 hotels to daydream about visiting

We’re all going to be in the mood for real escapism post lockdown, and that deserves somewhere extra special to visit. Peppered across the UK are some exquisite gems to stay in, with independent hotels, inns and B&Bs tucked away by beaches, forests and rural bliss, and all ready and waiting to open their doors to us all once again. Giving us the chance to daydream until then, here are 10 hotels to daydream about visiting…

10 hotels to daydream about visiting

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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 25% Discount Spring Special Offer

Llandudno

This Tudor Gothic-style Elizabethan mansion, extended over centuries, overlooks parkland with a rare 17th-century parterre, walled rose garden, cascade, lily pond and follies.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • dog_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • romantic
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Headlam Hall

Headlam Hall - 'Spring Revival' Special Offer

Darlington

The real charm of this grand country house, with sweeping gardens, terraces, oak panelling and swish spa, lies in its warm and informal atmosphere.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • historic
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet - Springtime Special Offer

Mawgan Porth

Eco values as well as enjoyment are fundamental to this cliff-top hotel, with sea thrift-covered roof, sweeping curves, reed-filtered pool and walls of windows to soak up the light and the seascape.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • ecofriendly
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • adultsonly
  • foodie
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • surfing
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
  • honeymoon
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Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - 20% Discount Coastal Lodge Special Offer

Seaham

Garden suites with hot tubs, a state-of-the-art spa, brightly coloured sofas under gleaming chandeliers . . . this country house hotel offers luxury with a contemporary edge.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • walking
  • country_house
  • for_winelovers
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • gym
  • boutique
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Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

Pack your Schiaparelli gowns, beach pants and playsuits, and board the 'sea tractor' for a trip back to the 1930s at this Art Deco hotel on a tidal island where the beau monde came to play.
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • garden
  • spa
  • surfing
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

A new era begins for this Edwardian country house above Lake Windermere, in gardens that melt into the glorious landscape.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • guest_house
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

Timothy Oulton, of the eponymous furniture brand, has an eye for beautiful things, and in 2021 purchased this lovely 17th-century house in renowned gardens laid out in the 1950s by Rosemary Verey.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • with_cooking_school
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The New Inn

The New Inn

Tresco

Sporting a fresh new look in bedrooms and dining areas, the only pub on this family-owned, car-free island still retains its innate charm.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • foodie
  • pub_with_rooms
  • mooring_available
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • spa
  • indoor_pool
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The Pig near Bath

The Pig near Bath

Pensford

The setting is pure hog heaven at Robin Hutson’s third Pig hotel, surrounded by a deer park in a fold in the Mendips. The part-Georgian building comes in the group’s signature shabby-chic style.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • electric_charging_point
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Gara Rock

Gara Rock

Salcombe

What began life as a cliff-top coastguard station in 1847 has metamorphosed into a relaxed luxury hotel in rural seclusion, with its own beach a walk away.
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • walking
  • spa
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • seaside
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • romantic
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
Last updated: May 21, 2024