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The Feathered Nest

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

Chipping Norton

There is space for up to 65 guests to attend a ceremony, while the grounds would accommodate a marquee for up to 120 guests at your reception. Smaller receptions can also take place inside the hotel with guests enjoying the chance to roam from the bar to the snug.
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Melville Castle

Melville Castle - Hogmanay Sleepover Special Offer

Edinburgh

Lush greenery along a sweeping tree-lined drive ‘soothes the soul’ as towers and crenellations of an 18th Century castle come into view.
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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.
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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'.
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The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms - 15% Discount Early Bird Special Offer

Broadway

Between the charm, the picturesque location and the five star service, it is little wonder that weddings here are extremely popular. Medieval features, roaring fires in winter, wood panelled walls and award-winning food, makes for exquisite occasions, whether it’s for two or 100 people to enjoy.
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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.
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - Two night Christmas Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

The property is ideal for elegant country weddings - accommodating up to 60 people for ceremonies in the barn and 80 people for receptions, the day is complete with award-winning dining and a bar serving a selection of more than 150 gins!
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 25% Discount Spring Special Offer

Llandudno

A photographer’s dream, this Elizabethan manor house stands in gardens and parkland, with mountain views. A spa, oak-panelled drawing room, romantic four-poster suite, stone cottages with roses round the door. . . What more could you ask?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - 'Tailor-Made Break' Special Offer

York

First-time visitors can’t help but stand and stare at this exquisite country house, with its William and Mary symmetry and 20 acres of gardens and parkland.
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The Cavendish

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

Baslow

‘A wonderful place for a stay in the Peak District’, the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire’s Derbyshire hotel offers a taste of country house living a stroll from their magnificent Elizabethan pile.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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’.
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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.
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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.
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Stanton Manor Hotel

Stanton Manor Hotel

Chippenham

Set in seven acres of beautiful grounds, a historic house listed in the Domesday Book, and once owned by Elizabeth I’s Lord Treasurer, Lord Burghley. Rebuilt in 1840, it still features an original fireplace in the galleried hall. Casual dining, snacks and afternoon tea are served in the Restaurant and on the large terrace overlooking the garden. The hotel is in the village of Stanton Saint Quintin, four miles from Chippenham.
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The Woughton House

The Woughton House

Milton Keynes

In parkland, a white-painted country house hotel blending classic with contemporary twists. The cheerful lounge has yellow seating, and retains its period features. Oversized headboards add statement to individually styled bedrooms. British cuisine is served in Seasons restaurant overlooking Ouzel Valley Park, or outside on a sunny, decked terrace in summer. Children are offered special menus and board games for rainy days. On the outskirts of Milton Keynes, the hotel is a popular wedding venue.
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Home Farm Bed & Breakfast

Home Farm Bed & Breakfast

Milton Keynes

In Beachampton, a picturesque village a short drive from Milton Keynes, a beautifully restored 300-year-old farmhouse with three inviting bedrooms and a well-equipped gym. Breakfast includes freshly laid eggs and honey from the owners’ hives. Footpaths lead across the fields; the village pub is a stroll away. Bletchley Park, Woburn Abbey and Silverstone nearby.
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Norton House Hotel

Norton House Hotel

Swansea

Just outside Mumbles in mature gardens, a Georgian manor house has standard, superior and family rooms as well as self-catering apartments, a friendly ambience, and casual all-day dining in the modern, light-filled bistro. An Early Bird menu is served from Monday to Sunday. A stroll along the front to the recently renovated pier (one of Swansea’s oldest and most famous landmarks), is recommended.
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Dunster Castle Hotel

Dunster Castle Hotel

Dunster

In this Grade II listed building at the foot of the castle, tastefully decorated bedrooms are supplied with sparkling water, a pack of chocolate chip cookies, chocolates, and even a glass of sherry; most overlook the cobbled high street. Breakfasts are fresh and varied. In the evenings, guests are welcome to enjoy their own food or a takeaway in the bar (plates, glasses, cutlery, and the washing up! are all provided). There’s also a deli next door, and numerous eateries and bars nearby.
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One Warwick Park

One Warwick Park

Tunbridge Wells

Near the Pantiles, a former brewery and school house is now a modern hotel with sophisticated, neutral-toned bedrooms and suites (some in the neighbouring Townhouse are more contemporary and have a separate entrance). Breakfast is buffet-style. Informal dining as well as a la carte menus are served in Seventeen restaurant. Situated by Cumberland Walk, al fresco morning snacks, cocktails, and light bites can be enjoyed on The Terrace.
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Grey Street Hotel

Grey Street Hotel

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE

A former bank, the Georgian building (Grade II listed) has a handsome array of arched windows, ornate stonework and pediments. Inside, the hotel is modern, enlivened with bright splashes of colour. Stylish and dog-friendly bedrooms have high ceilings, a lap top safe and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Beauty treatments are available. No on-site dining at the moment, but a ‘Grab and Go’ breakfast bag is offered, and nearby bars and restaurants are plentiful. On one of the city’s finest streets (some traffic noise), the railway station, metro and quayside are all a short walk away.
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The Upper House

The Upper House

Stoke-on-Trent

Set in 10 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland, this country house was built in 1845 for Josiah Wedgwood’s grandson. It is now a family-owned hotel and popular as a wedding venue. A grand staircase leads to characterful bedrooms, some with a balcony; others are in an annexe. A wood-panelled lounge has stunning views across the valley. Open to non-residents, home-cooked food is served for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. 4½ miles S of the city; 10 minutes off J15 on the M6.
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RNLI College

RNLI College

Poole

Set up as a training centre for RNLI volunteers, this purpose-built structure overlooks Holes Bay in Poole Harbour. Alongside crew members, visitors can stay in comfortable, jauntily decorated bedrooms (each with a double bed, work desk, seating and stunning view of the harbour). Breakfast and bistro food is served in the light and cheerful Riggers restaurant facing the waterfront; the Slipway bar has drinks and nibbles. Tours of the facility (which include a wave tank and simulator) can be pre-arranged. Every £1 spent goes towards providing equipment, training, and support for those saving lives at sea.
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Stanbrook Abbey

Stanbrook Abbey

WORCESTER

Rich in history and notable architecture, a hotel (Hand Picked Hotels) on the outskirts of Worcester that was originally inhabited by a community of Benedictine nuns. Guests today can wander the Abbey’s calming stone cloisters and 26 acres of gardens. Peaceful bedrooms (some in an adjoining manor house) may have a four-poster bed, or Gothic-shaped headboards. Private parties and weddings are held in the former chapel. George’s Bar, contemporary in style, with views over the lawn and terrace, serves refreshments throughout the day.
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Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel

Peterborough

Across from the station, a mid-Victorian railway hotel, that has comfortably accommodated travellers since its inception. American novelist, Nathaniel Hawthorne was a guest here. Befitting its past, the well-equipped bedrooms have been updated in classic style. Home-cooked food is available throughout the day in the coffee shop, and every evening in Restaurant Circa 1852; afternoon teas and roasts at weekends.
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Glewstone Court

Glewstone Court

Ross-on-Wye

Smartly refashioned into a stylish modern country house hotel, a Grade II-listed Georgian manor in glorious Herefordshire countryside, just beyond the town. Popular for weddings and special events, the family-run hotel has bedrooms with garden views, and a fine-dining restaurant.
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Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Oswestry

In the town centre, a family owned hotel in a renovated and extended Georgian building, overlooking a historic Crown Bowling Green. Neat bedrooms have modern bathrooms. The old coaching house has been converted into a gym and spa with beauty treatments and a heated indoor pool. In a former grocer’s, Wilsons Bar & Restaurant has comfy booths, a courtyard garden and conservatory and Mediterranean dishes on the menu.
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St Elizabeths House

St Elizabeths House

Plymouth

In Plympton St Maurice, on the edge of the city, this Georgian manor was once a convent. Now a hotel and events venue, tranquillity remains in calming, modern bedrooms and in the surrounding nine acres of gardens and sweeping lawns. Local and regionally sourced produce appears on the restaurant’s fine dining menus: perhaps curried white crab with pea panna cotta, pink grapefruit and fresh pea shoots; Tournedos Rossini – fillet of Devon beef on crispy crouton with chicken liver parfait, dauphinoise potato, wild mushroom and baby onion jus.
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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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Tillmouth Park

Tillmouth Park

Cornhill-on-Tweed

Time stands still at this handsome Victorian Gothic-style mansion surrounded by extensive, well-kept grounds and woodland. It is filled with rich wood panelling, beautiful paintings, antiques and ornate stained glass windows, and run by ‘such polite, consistently friendly, obliging’ staff’. On comfy sofas by roaring log fires, dreams of a bygone age are conjured by the galleried baronial hall. Dinner is an elegant affair in the candle-lit restaurant. Mount the grand staircase to spacious, traditionally furnished bedrooms, equipped with a refreshment tray, dressing gowns and luxury toiletries. Wake to a sumptuous cooked-to-order breakfast.
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The Talbot

The Talbot

Malton

This former Georgian coaching inn in Yorkshire’s ‘food capital’ has a winning combination of cool style, informal atmosphere and robust food.
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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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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
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  • garden
  • golf
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Great Trethew Manor Hotel

Great Trethew Manor Hotel

Liskeard

Roaming peacocks add a colourful note to the setting of this country house hotel near Liskeard. Within its 40-acre grounds, roaming guests will discover ornamental ponds, fishing lakes, barbecue areas, woodland walks and a horse-riding school. In the bar and airy restaurant, there are flagstone floors, beamed ceilings and open log fires. Two of the well-quipped, traditionally furnished bedrooms are ideal for a family; some rooms have a four-poster bed.
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Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Canterbury

Within an architect-designed complex, this contemporary hotel enjoys a ‘prime position’ in the ‘serene grounds’ of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage site. At breakfast in the busy refectory or on the terrace, a ‘small buffet’ and ‘well-served’ hot dishes lay heavenly foundations for the day. Guests have free admission to the cathedral and its precincts, and discounts at local restaurants, ‘many within easy walking distance’.
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The Belmont

The Belmont

LEICESTER

On leafy New Walk, this welcoming family-owned town hotel is formed from a row of Victorian residences. It is within easy reach of the city and station, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the University.
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No. 38 The Park

No. 38 The Park

Cheltenham

Easy-going cool seeps through this Georgian town house in a leafy corner of Pittville, close to Cheltenham Racecourse. Smartly styled bedrooms set their own tone, with a claw-footed bath here, or an original fireplace there. Large-choice breakfasts include seasonal fruit, avocado and poached eggs on sourdough toast, American-style pancakes, crispy smoked streaky bacon, and maple syrup. Part of The Lucky Onion Family.
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  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

TUNBRIDGE WELLS

Close to the station, a hotel and restaurant inside a Grade II-listed 18th-century sandstone mansion. Intimate and clubby, there is an open fire in the bar, and Gallic-influenced dishes in the informal restaurant; alfresco dining on the terrace. Modern bedrooms (some overlooking Calverley Park) have plenty of perks: a capsule coffee machine, fluffy bathrobes, chic toiletries for indulgent bathing. Within walking distance of the Pantiles.
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Eleven Didsbury Park

Eleven Didsbury Park

Manchester

A retreat from the city, the rattan swings, hammocks and sun loungers in the large walled garden of this Victorian town house make it an inviting place to hang loose. Squashy sofas encourage the laid-back atmosphere in the sitting room. Individually decorated, modern bedrooms are spread over three floors. Breakfast is in the bright conservatory. The city centre and airport are a short train-ride or drive away.
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  • boutique
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  • gym
  • parking
  • romantic
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
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Lace Market Hotel

Lace Market Hotel

NOTTINGHAM

A good base for exploring the city, four listed buildings (two Georgian and two Victorian) form this hotel on the cobbled High Pavement. It has a striking Art Deco-influenced interior, and a choice of places to eat and drink. Afternoon tea is served Thursday to Saturday.
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  • weddings
  • swimming
  • gym
  • dog_friendly
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel

Lincoln

On the site of the Roman Forum, this Bailgate area hotel is well located between cathedral and castle. Comfortable, compact bedrooms in the main building, decorated in earthy hues, overlook the castle walls or have views of the medieval cathedral. Courtyard rooms are in the peaceful 250-year-old coach house, all conveniently on the ground floor, with parking just outside. Contemporary dishes are served for lunch and dinner in Reform restaurant (Wednesday to Saturday), and at lunchtime on Sundays.
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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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  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • ecofriendly
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  • garden
  • gym
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
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  • seaside
  • spa
  • surfing
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Easby Hall

Easby Hall

Richmond

On a country lane outside Richmond, this stone-built Georgian house is surrounded by acres of gardens, including a woodland walk, an orchard, a breezy paddock and the tranquil ruins of Easby Abbey. The B&B accommodation is sumptuously decorated. Breakfast, served at a time to suit the guest, has home-made compotes and preserves of garden fruit; local bacon; eggs from resident hens.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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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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  • child_friendly
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  • good_value
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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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  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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Tigh an Eilean

Tigh an Eilean

SHIELDAIG

On the shores of Loch Torridon, the building is in a ‘gorgeous’ village of white-washed cottages; most of the bedrooms have fine views across the sea to Shieldaig Island.
From £70 per night
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  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
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Atholl Hotel

Atholl Hotel

Aberdeen

The spires of this Victorian Gothic Revival building make this traditional hotel in a quiet location an easy-to-spot beacon.
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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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  • garden
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  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
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Morgans

Morgans

SWANSEA

In the heart of the maritime quarter, an imaginatively modernised hotel in a converted Regency Port Authority building (Grade II* listed). Featuring Welsh produce, the restaurant is in an impressive former boardroom on the first floor (it is open to non-residents from Wednesday evening through to Sunday lunch). Catch major sporting events on the large screen in Morgan’s bar while enjoying a chilled beer, classic cocktail or wines from around the world. The Champagne bar is a sophisticated alternative. Some of the well-equipped modern bedrooms are across a small side road in The Townhouse.  
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  • child_friendly
  • wifi
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  • weddings
  • historic
  • disabled_facilities
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Tickton Grange

Tickton Grange

Beverley

Set in sixteen acres of gardens, fields and woodland, the Whymant family’s hotel is in a sympathetically updated Georgian-style house, three miles from the market town of Beverley. Individually designed, the elegant bedrooms range from Intimate to Suites, spread between the main house , the farmhouse wing and The Granary, a separate stone cottage. Some rooms have a fireplace, beams, a four-poster bed, garden views. All have homemade biscuits, chilled water, fresh milk; books to browse. Lunches and dainty afternoon teas are served in The Library. For dinner, East Yorkshire’s larder influences the restaurant’s modern British menus.
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  • weddings
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  • child_friendly
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Southampton Harbour Hotel

Southampton Harbour Hotel

Southampton

Jutting out over a private marina, this ocean liner-like hotel is ship-shape inside, with porthole-shaped mirrors, vintage glass fish floats and nautical bits and pieces. Bedrooms and suites, several with a Juliet balcony, are cheerily decorated with some retro touches, and supplied with decanters of gin and sherry. The buzzy sixth-floor bar has harbour views. Jetty restaurant pairs locally caught seafood with seasonal produce, eaten on the terrace in welcoming weather.
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  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Victoria Hotel

Victoria Hotel

WHITBY

On a clifftop, this comfortable, old-style hotel affords glorious coastal views over Robin Hood’s Bay.
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Oulton Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

Oulton Hall Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort

LEEDS

Occupying an 18th-century mansion this large hotel (part of QHotels group) sits in beautifully landscaped gardens, SE of Leeds. It has a spa, conference and wedding facilities, and a 27-hole championship golf complex in its grounds. Leeds train station is 5 miles away.
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  • weddings
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The Walnut Tree Inn

The Walnut Tree Inn

Northampton

Convenient for Silverstone, the hotel once served as a stopover for Victorian railway travellers: high speed trains still run along its front. The restaurant is popular for rib eye steaks and seasonal menus. Bedrooms are straightforward; breakfasts are tasty. Music and comedy events are regularly held. On the outskirts of Blisworth, 6 miles from Northampton,
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  • child_friendly
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  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly

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