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Best hotels for walking

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The Cavendish

The Cavendish - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Baslow

The Peak District and Derbyshire is one of the UK’s most popular walking destinations and the hotel is well placed to enjoy a variety of traffic free trails and routes.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
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The Nare

The Nare - '40 Winks Break' Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘It’s like going back in time to more gracious living,’ writes a reader after an annual visit to the Ashworth family's hotel in sub-tropical gardens above Carne Beach.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - Two night Christmas Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

If the Borrowers opened a hotel, it would probably be something like Nick and Charlotte Dent’s Georgian farmhouse, filled with upcycled objets trouvés.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
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Special offer
Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge - Hogmanay Special Offer

Gairloch

Whale-watching, spectacular sunsets and starry, starry nights are among the wonders at this Victorian former hunting lodge on a wooded estate lapped by Loch Gairloch.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • honeymoon
  • bird_watching
  • seaside
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • dog_friendly
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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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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - 25% Discount Two-Night Special Offer

Chipping Norton

Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Midweek Special Offer

Taplow

Redolent of its sometimes racy past, this veritable palazzo, designed by Sir Charles Barry in 1850 for the Duke of Sutherland, sits in National Trust pleasure grounds above the Thames.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • historic
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
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The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms - 15% Discount Early Bird Special Offer

Broadway

This sprawling honey-stone building with its tall chimneys and leaded windows offers history, grand rooms and antiques, along with a thoroughly modern spa and 21st-century luxuries.
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • walking
  • garden
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • pub_with_rooms
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Forss House

Forss House - Hogmanay Celebration Special Offer

Thurso

Under the big skies of Caithness, wrapped in woodland and a curve of the River Forss, this Georgian mansion offers the grandeur of Scottish country house living but with modern-day warmth and comforts.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 'Your Stay Your Way' £100 Credit Special Offer

New Milton

This quintessential English country house with spa, pools, kids’ club, elegant bedrooms and fun tree houses, hits all the right luxurious notes for a romantic or family stay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • gym
  • parking
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • historic
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • seaside
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Super Special Two Night Special Offer

Canterbury

More a stylish gastropub than a community hub, this historic inn has a loyal following of foodies who rave about its 'delicious meals'.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • garden
  • historic
  • foodie
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The Devonshire Arms

The Devonshire Arms - 'Three Night Summer Slowdown' Special Offer

Skipton

This former 17th-century inn, which is part of the Duke of Devonshire’s 30,000-acre estate at Bolton Abbey, is today an impressive country house hotel, with fine dining and a spa.
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • gourmet
  • wifi
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • historic
  • spa
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • walking
  • weddings
  • garden
  • cycling
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • bird_watching
  • disabled_facilities
  • veganfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • fishing
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • romantic
  • parking
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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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The Farmhouse at Redcoats

The Farmhouse at Redcoats - Foodie Staycation Package Special Offer

Hitchin

In serene countryside, this well-restored old farmhouse, with many features dating from the 15th century, stands in large, landscaped gardens.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Fox at Willian

The Fox at Willian - Complimentary Gin & Tonic Special Offer

Willian

By the parish church in a quiet village mentioned in the Domesday Book, this inviting pub is a popular gathering place, liked for its ‘relaxed, jolly atmosphere’.
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • boutique
  • garden
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
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Titchwell Manor

Titchwell Manor - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Brancaster

With views over meadows and marshes to the sea, this hotel with award-winning dining bedazzles with its vibrant interiors within the walls of a Victorian farmhouse.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • foodie
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Tawny

The Tawny - Complimentary Bottle of Bubbles Special Offer

Consall

‘Treehouses, boathouses and shepherds’ huts are scattered around 70 acres of glorious grounds on the Consall Hall Estate at this deconstructed, dog-friendly hotel.
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • garden
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • child_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
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Blue Hayes

Blue Hayes - Easter 2024 25% Discount Special Offer

St Ives

After a day browsing the galleries of this buzzy, arty town, you can escape the crowds to sit serenely sipping cocktails in the sub-tropical gardens at Malcolm Herring’s small hotel.
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • walking
  • romantic
  • surfing
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Holding court in the centre of Ravenstonedale, ‘twixt the Lakes and the Dales, The Black Swan has the hallmarks of a much-loved village inn: home-cooked food, cheery atmosphere and comforting bedrooms.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Broadway Barn

Broadway Barn - Free Glass of Bubbly Special Offer

Woking

'Nigh on perfect’, Mindi McLean’s ‘superb B&B' is in a restored 200-year-old barn at the heart of a historic village.
  • boutique
  • cycling
  • garden
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
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Tudor Farmhouse

Tudor Farmhouse - 'Autumn Leaves Package' Special Offer

Clearwell

Guests can roam 14 acres of ancient grassland without even leaving the property at Hari and Colin Fell’s boutique hotel, but the Forest of Dean beckons, with its four-mile sculpture trail. Ask for information and guides.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • fishing
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • boutique
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn - Complimentary Dinner and Wine special offer

Colchester

‘A lovely old building in a nice location’, this medieval coaching inn is set amid the pastoral landscape of Dedham Vale.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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Bushmills Inn

Bushmills Inn - Save 10% on 3 Nights or more Special Offer

Bushmills

Travellers have been enjoying the traditional comforts of this coaching inn, along the Causeway Coastal Route, since the 17th Century, and still feel revived by its robust food, convivial bar, cosy nooks and spacious bedrooms.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • garden
  • historic
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa - Midweek Spa Break Special Offer

Midhurst

An Edwardian country house in long-time family ownership is run as a spa hotel, restaurant and leisure destination with facilities for golf, tennis, bowls, croquet, swimming.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • parking
  • gym
  • wildlife_watching
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel - 'Spring Showers & Beautiful Flowers' Special Offer

Talland-By-Looe

In 'one of the most idyllic spots ever', this dog-friendly hotel 'near the end of an extremely narrow lane' overlooks cliff-top gardens filled with larky sculpture and Wonderland whimsy.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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The White Horse

The White Horse - Three Nights B&B for the price of Two Special Offer

Brancaster Staithe

The superb setting of the Nye family's hotel overlooking salt marshes to the sea and Scolt Head Island is matched by a 'really good atmosphere', say readers who go back year after year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • golf
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • weddings
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Albergo Al Sole

Albergo Al Sole

Asolo

Once a bolt hole for wealthy Venetians escaping the summer heat (plus Robert Browning, Freya Stark, Igor Stravinsky et al.), this charming little medieval hill town in the Veneto is known as ‘the town of a hundred horizons’.
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • for_winelovers
  • good_value
  • gourmet
  • great_breakfast
  • gym
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • with_cooking_school
  • wifi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Compasses Inn

The Compasses Inn

Tisbury

Welcoming and peaceful, Ben Maschler’s thatched 14th-century inn has all the traditional comforts, sophisticated gastropub dishes and classics, simple-chic bedrooms, and the Nadder valley on the doorstep.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • historic
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  • veganfriendly
  • weddings
  • fishing
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Casa Tres Palmeiras

Casa Tres Palmeiras

Praia Do Vau

‘In a wonderful setting’, on a cliff, this upmarket B&B, ‘a peaceful oasis’, has glorious views of sea, sky, beach and the rugged coast of the western Algarve.
  • swimming
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
  • bb
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Villa Ducale

Villa Ducale

Taormina

‘Our favourite small hotel in the world,’ said one GHG reader after his fourth visit. ‘Its position, above the town, gives it the feel of a private hideaway.
  • swimming
  • walking
  • garden
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
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Villa Le Barone

Villa Le Barone

Panzano-in-chianti

This small Tuscan hilltop hotel, much loved by Guide readers over many years, has been owned by the famous Della Robbia family since the 16th century.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
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Ca’n Reus

Ca’n Reus

Fornalutx

In an attractive village, with cobbled streets and tiled rooftops, surrounded by orange and lemon groves, this 300-year-old house has been run since 2003 as a small rural hotel.
  • swimming
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • swimming_pool
  • bb
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Hotel Votsala

Hotel Votsala

Mitilini

By the beach, in a garden of flowers and fruit trees, this ‘very relaxed’ hotel on the coast north of Mitilíni (capital of Lesvos).
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • swimming_pool
  • bb
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Hotel Can Boix

Hotel Can Boix

Peramola

Beautifully set among trees at the foot of the craggy Roca del Corb, the Pallarès family’s smart, modern hotel is not far from the main Andorra to Lleida road.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
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L’Abbaye-Chateau de Camon

L’Abbaye-Chateau de Camon

Camon

‘Just as lovely as we remembered,’ says a returning visitor to this converted 10th-century abbey, part of a castle in this lovely old fortified village, way south-west of Carcassonne.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • swimming_pool
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Albergo Bad Dreikirchen

Albergo Bad Dreikirchen

Barbiano

High above the Isarco valley between Bressanone and Bolzano, this hamlet consists of le tre chiese, three curious little attached medieval churches and this unspoilt 14th-century chalet, now a modest hotel.
  • swimming
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • swimming_pool
  • bb
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Lion and Pheasant

Lion and Pheasant

Shrewsbury

In the historic town centre, this 16th-century coaching inn has cool, casual-chic interiors, warm and friendly young staff, innovative cooking in the restaurant, real ales and cocktails in the buzzy bar.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • weddings
  • good_value

More best hotels for walking

Best hotels for walking

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Best hotels for walking

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White Lodge B&B

White Lodge B&B

LEWES

In secluded gardens and woodland, a low-built contemporary house with sun terraces and spacious accommodation overlooking acres of greenery. There’s an open-plan lounge for relaxing, and communal Aga-cooked breakfasts with a choice of home-made breads are served in a light-filled dining area. Five miles N of Lewes.
Check availability
  • parking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • bb
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • adultsonly
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The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn

Ashbourne

In a hamlet close to Ashbourne, this welcoming country pub is an ideal base for expeditions to the Peak District National Park or the thrilling rides of Alton Towers. After the day’s excitement, unwind over a drink and comforting food in the brick and wood bar, warmed by a log burner in winter, spreading out onto a terrace on warmer days. Modern rustic bedrooms, named after local families, have gentle floral fabrics and sturdy pine furniture.
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  • pub_with_rooms
  • wifi
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • electric_charging_point
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Links House

Links House

At once grand and intimate, this sumptuously refurbished Victorian manse overlooking the green at the Royal Dornoch has a relaxed, country-house ambience, fine bedrooms, annexe suites and award-winning cooking.
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • country_house
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • garden
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The Sunningdale Hotel

The Sunningdale Hotel

Bamburgh

A small, family-run hotel with views of the coast, castle, church and countryside. Decorated in soft checks, pleasing bedrooms range from those suitable for single guests, a family, and visitors with dogs. One ground floor suite has a large walk-in shower room, a conservatory seating area and wheelchair access. Dinner, served in the modern restaurant, features homemade comfort food and a selection of dishes from the Specials board. Walks along the dunes and sandy beaches will combat hearty breakfasts.
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Gisborough Hall

Gisborough Hall

Guisborough

Grand, and grandly welcoming, this creeper-covered Victorian mansion stands in a spread of green grounds on the edge of the North York Moors.
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The Rutland Arms Hotel

The Rutland Arms Hotel

Bakewell

Well located in the town, a comfortable hotel in a handsome building dating back to 1809. It makes a good base for hikers and visitors to Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall nearby. Bedrooms (some recently refurbished in the main house; some with a 4-poster bed) are also in a courtyard building across the road. Dining is in the elegant Square Restaurant or in the lively Juniper Pizza and Gin bar.
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Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall

Ipswich

One hundred and seventy-five acres of rolling countryside surround this Grade I listed country house, with opportunities for golf, clay pigeon shooting and boundless walks; treatments and a Jacuzzi in the restful spa. Characterful bedrooms, some timbered, some panelled, have four-poster canopy beds. Fine dining menus in Carrier’s restaurant make use of fresh herbs and vegetables from the garden.
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The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn

Pooley Bridge

Beside the River Eamont, a 17th-century coaching inn (Thwaites) has been revamped to make the most of its idyllic surroundings. It has a large modern rooftop sun terrace with splendid views, and garden seating by the water’s edge. On cold days, the cosy interior, furnished with plaids and reclaimed timber, is warmed by blazing fires. Food is served throughout the day. Some of the rustic and plainly styled bedrooms (a few are in a separate building) have views of Lake Ullswater.
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Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

Ox Pasture Hall Country House Hotel

Scarborough

Two miles outside Scarborough in the North York Moors National Park, a dog-friendly country house hotel set in seventeen acres of gardens and grounds. Individually designed bedrooms and suites are in the main house, or set around a wisteria-clad courtyard; some have direct access to the garden. The traditional, stone-walled bar has comfortable seating by a cheerful wood-burning stove, and there is a choice of dining – traditional Yorkshire gastro pub fare in the Bistro, or more creative cuisine in the Courtyard restaurant.
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The Old Forge

The Old Forge

Marlborough

Once the village blacksmiths, the 16th-century building is now a peaceful B&B with a TV, fridge, hairdryer, radio alarm, and tea- and coffee-making facilities in contemporary bedrooms. For breakfast, local and homemade produce is served in a large open-plan kitchen. A picnic area at the front is set beside the river bank where the Kennet flows past. In a small village, 5 miles W of Marlborough.
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Glentower Lower Observatory

Glentower Lower Observatory

Fort William

From the summit of Ben Nevis, gale warnings for ship owners and skippers were once transmitted to this distinctive Victorian building. Today, it is a serene B&B, with spacious bedrooms, many with stunning views of Loch Linnhe and the Ardgour Hills. Scottish breakfasts (porridge with a dash of whisky or lashings of cream; scrambled eggs with local smoked salmon) are served in a light-filled room overlooking tranquil gardens and the loch. A packed lunch may be pre-ordered; for early risers, a packed breakfast. The town is a short walk away.
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Treetops B&B

Treetops B&B

Fort William

Built in the style of an alpine chalet, the spacious bedrooms in this modern building have glorious views of Ben Nevis. B&B guests start the day with a noteworthy Scottish breakfast. A great base for discovering the area, by foot, kayak or bicycle, the knowledgeable hosts are on hand with helpful tips on places to visit and where to eat nearby. There are excellent transport links to Fort William, 3 miles away.
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Fern Lee Guest House

Fern Lee Guest House

Carlisle

Close to the Hadrian’s Wall Path, this B&B in a Victorian house is a useful stopover for weary walkers. Comfortable bedrooms are equipped with tea- and coffee-making facilities and a cooling fan for warm weather. Guests start the day with a fine breakfast; the welcoming hosts suggest where to eat in the evening. Near a busy road, rooms at the back are quieter. The city centre, train and bus stations are a 10-minute walk away.
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The Hatch Inn

The Hatch Inn

Taunton

Overlooking the Blackdown Hills, a welcoming, dog-friendly country pub in an 18th century coaching Inn. Bedrooms are neat and comfortable, and supplied with tea, coffee, bottled water; Chard is large enough to accommodate a family of four. In the bar, local ciders and wines accompany home-made food, based on locally sourced ingredients. The Neroche Staple Fitzpaine Herepath (a 13.5 mile off-road trail) is close by.
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The Farmers Arms

The Farmers Arms

TAUNTON

Off the beaten track, four miles south of Taunton, a relaxed and dog-friendly rustic inn with wooden floors, exposed stone walls, leather sofas and a log burner, Perfect pre- and post a bracing walk, the welcoming bar serves an extensive range of Somerset ales, and there is hearty fare in the oak-beamed restaurant. Bedrooms have views of rolling countryside.
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Creag Mhor Lodge

Creag Mhor Lodge

Glencoe

Beside a loch, this Victorian lodge offers soothing views across the water and opportunities for action-packed days out. Unwind by the log burning fire with a whisky (there are over 340 single malts to choose from), or retreat to the library for a board game or quiet read. Scenic vistas stretch out from many of the simply decorated bedrooms.
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The Duke of Richmond

The Duke of Richmond

St Peter Port

Above the town, this modern, family-friendly hotel in a 19th-century building overlooks a park, and has views as far as Herm and Sark. Bedrooms might be modern or traditional, with sea view or balcony. Complimentary sweet snacks are replenished all day; a range of loose-leaf teas is served for afternoon tea, in the conservatory or on the terrace. A safari theme runs wild in the striking Leopard bar.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Pigeonwood House

Pigeonwood House

FOLKESTONE

Situated in a tiny hamlet the North Downs above Folkestone, this homely B&B in an 18th-century farmhouse has spectacular views across fields and hills, and on a clear day over to France. The Channel Tunnel is a ten-minute drive.
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The Forest Country Guest House

The Forest Country Guest House

Newtown

In mid-Wales countryside, a family-friendly B&B in a Victorian house ringed by large, flower-filled gardens. The peaceful, homely retreat has books, maps and games in the drawing room, plus an antique Bechstein grand piano to play; children may run free in the timber fort and outdoor play area. Up the 19th-century oak staircase, traditional country-style bedrooms have period furniture and views of fields graced by a herd of rare-breed sheep. Eggs from free-range hens and ducks supply the organic breakfasts.
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Newtown

In the rolling mid-Wales countryside, this Victorian red-brick vicarage is a welcoming base from which to explore a ‘wonderful but little-visited part of the world’. The bedrooms are pleasingly styled, with contemporary fabrics and furnishings. Evening meals can be taken (Tues-Sat) at The Dolfor Inn.
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The Bull – Beaumaris

The Bull – Beaumaris

Beaumaris

In a lively seaside town known equally for its medieval castle and its ice cream parlour, this ancient coaching inn is today a ‘friendly’ hotel with updated bedrooms, a stylish restaurant, and a well-preserved pub whose wonky doors, open fireplace and old photographs create much atmosphere.
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Toravaig House

Toravaig House

SLEAT

Ten minutes’ drive from the ferry, Anne Gracie and Ken Gunn’s whitewashed hotel has ‘fine views’ across the Sound of Sleat.
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Scourie Hotel

Scourie Hotel

SCOURIE

Spectacular scenery and the thrill of some of Scotland’s finest wild brown trout fishing lure visitors to the Campbell family’s old coaching inn on the scenic North Coast 500 road route.Large grounds encompass walled gardens and an orchard; a path leads down to the harbour.
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The Haughmond

The Haughmond

UPTON MAGNA

Clearly very popular this whitewashed 17th-century village inn draws ramblers, cyclists, locals and their dogs. Reservations are recommended for the well-regarded restaurant. Above the bar, straightforward bedrooms, all solid oak and crisp bedlinen, are named for British deer. Two rooms in a converted barn, with easy access to public footpaths over the fields, are ideal for guests travelling with their dog. Stop in at the on-site farm shop for a packed lunch before striding out.
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Heacham House

Heacham House

Heacham

Overlooking the village duck pond, this B&B in a red brick Victorian house is a 15-minute stroll from the wide sands and salt marshes of north Norfolk’s ‘sunset coast&rsquo. Pretty bedrooms are supplied with bathrobes and facecloths, fresh milk and home-baked biscuits; a posy of garden blooms makes a cheery welcome. There’s home-baked bread, home-made granola, local honey and freshly ground coffee at breakfast. The enthusiastic hosts can offer advice from stately homes to seal safaris.
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  • seaside
  • veganfriendly
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The Fuzzy Duck

The Fuzzy Duck

Stratford-upon-Avon

Like ducks to water, locals flock to this stylish 18th-century coaching inn, drawn to its modern country comforts and modern British fare. Staying guests are cosseted with high-quality linens and woollen throws in ‘minimalist’ bedrooms; bathrooms are supplied with robes and complimentary goodies from the owners’ beauty company, Baylis & Harding.
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Chatton Park House

Chatton Park House

Alnwick

A ‘most welcoming’ place, this peaceful Georgian house stands in neat gardens that stretch towards Northumberland countryside.
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The Bull and Swan at Burghley

The Bull and Swan at Burghley

Stamford

In the late 17th century, the Honourable Order of Little Bedlam (an aristocratic drinking club) rampaged through this coaching inn – today an altogether more upstanding crowd come for the modern pub grub, cinema nights and the garden’s ‘pizza potting shed’ (open on warm-weather weekends). Characterful bedrooms mix vintage furnishings and modern conveniences. Some have exposed stones or feature wallpaper, perhaps an original fireplace, mullioned window.
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Phoenix Court

Phoenix Court

Scarborough

On the cliffs above surfers’ North Bay, twin Victorian houses are home to a personably run guest house where many of the spacious bedrooms have a sea view, and breakfast is cooked to order by the hosts.
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The Victoria Hotel

The Victoria Hotel

BAMBURGH

In a ‘scenically superb area’, this ‘good-value’ hotel stands opposite the green of this village (known for its magnificent castle) on the North Sea coast facing Farne Island. Fronted by potted plants and a coat of arms, it is managed by Graham Young
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Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

Watergate Bay

‘The whole family feels welcome’ at this seaside hotel, which stands in a fabulous location, on a two-mile stretch of sandy, dog-friendly beach. The modern building is breezy and bright inside, with a host of facilities to suit everyone. Bedrooms have a coastal vibe; many have views to match.
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Last updated: March 08, 2023