Best hotels with gardens in the UK

From historic country house hotels with gardens dating back from the 1700, to those with more modern design and cliff top views, these hotels have beautiful gardens brimming with bluebells, springing with snowdrops, bursting with rivers, lakes and beautiful views to wake up to. Here is our Editor's Choice for best hotels with gardens.
Bodysgallen Hall & Spa, Llandudno

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2024 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

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Llandudno

The horticultural attractions at this Elizabethan mansion, set in 200 acres of parkland, are a rare 17th-century parterre of box hedges and herbs, a walled rose garden, lily pond, potager and follies. A woodland walk leads to a gothic tower; another to a mountain-top obelisk.
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Congham Hall

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King's Lynn

Set in 30 acres of Norfolk parkland, Congham is famous for its herb garden, comprising about 400 varieties, including rare ones. The herbs feature heavily in the hotel’s seasonal cuisine, and in the spa, where they are used in their signature treatments.
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Cliveden House

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Taplow

This National Trust estate more than lives up the grandeur of the Italianate house. The centrepiece is a magnificent parterre with formal planting. Stroll through the collection of roses, and the long garden designed in 1896 by William Waldorf Astor to show off his classical sculptures.
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Askham Hall

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Penrith

These Grade II-listed gardens were created by the late Countess of Lonsdale, whose family own this estate. They include a 230ft-long herbaceous border – a blaze of colour and scents in summer – a colourful Jubilee garden planted in 1977, and a pavilion with an antique gypsy caravan.
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

The vision of a Victorian clergyman, the gardens here are certainly a heavenly prospect. There is, as the hotel says, ‘something for everyone’ to enjoy: formal gardens, a lake, specimen trees, romantic woodland walks (look out for red squirrels and woodpeckers), and a productive kitchen garden.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

The influential Irish gardener William Robinson designed these historically important gardens in 1885. In addition to his magical flower garden, there are meadows set with drifts of snow drops and crocuses in winter and native wild flowers in the summer. A kitchen garden and orchard supply the kitchen.
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Olga Polizzi’s Regency lodge sits in an Elysian landscape designed by Humphry Repton in the Tamar Valley. The gardens include formal parterres, woodlands, follies and grottoes, and a pergola walkway. There are miles of riverbank to explore, with fairy-tale wooden bridges and dells perfect for a picnic.
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

It is thought that Gertrude Jekyll may have designed these Edwardian walled gardens, planted to complement Edwin Lutyens’ Arts and Crafts house. Created as a series of ‘rooms’ and vistas, they have radiating pathways and secluded seating areas for shade and afternoon tea.
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

These five-acre gardens are perennially joyful. The walled garden has a dreamy double-tiered herbaceous border, and there is a rose terrace (where you can dine) and wildflower area. A laburnum arch interwoven with ornamental vines, honeysuckle and clematis leads to a large kitchen garden.
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The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset

Castle Cary

Hadspen House’s grounds are an attraction in their own right. At the core of this 800-acre estate is the Parabola, a walled garden with an apple tree maze, but there is also woodland, a deer park, grotto, orchards and a museum devoted to the story of gardening.
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2023 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Hambleton Hall

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Oakham

Gardens don’t get much prettier than these idyllic 17 acres overlooking Rutland Water. They boast secret nooks and crannies, a parterre providing year-round colour, and a walled kitchen garden that supplies the restaurant. Plus, there’s a pool tucked behind a wisteria-clad wall, a croquet lawn and a tennis court.
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Congham Hall

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King's Lynn

This renowned herb garden, with nearly 400 varieties of herbs, is easy on the eye and sweet on the nose. It has rare varieties such as goat’s rue – once used to treat the plague – along with thymes, sorrels, lavenders and so on. The herbs are used in the kitchen and in the spa’s signature treatments.
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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Baslow

This luxury manor house with fine-dining restaurant is on the edge of the Chatsworth Estate. The emphasis in the garden these days is on soil health and a deep connection to the kitchen. There is an arboretum, a summerhouse, sculpture, colour, shape and texture – and it’s full of birds.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

Designed by William Robinson – the Irish gardener who pioneered the ’cottage style’ – in 1885, these historic gardens continue to enchant visitors over a century later with their romantic, informal planting and glorious herbaceous borders. The 35 acres also feature a kitchen garden, orchards, meadows and croquet lawn.
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Alan Titchmarsh described the gardens here as an ‘Arcadian landscape’. That’s no overstatement. Designed by Humphry Repton in 1811, these Elysian 100-plus acres feature formal planting, woodlands, follies, grottos, streams and bridges, a dell with picnic spots and an arboretum.
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Whatley Manor

Whatley Manor

Easton Grey

The 26 ‘garden rooms’ at this romantic Cotswold country house hotel with Michelin-star restaurant follow the design of Septimus Warwick, an Arts and Crafts enthusiast. Head gardener David Pearce maintains the 12-acre garden according to that ethos. Managed ecologically, it features wild-flower meadows, along with water features and sculptures.
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Douneside House

Douneside House

Tarland

The 17 acres here feature an ‘infinity lawn’ at the front of the house with views of the Aberdeenshire countryside and Grampian mountains, as well as a plethora of shrubs, flowers, walkways, topiary and summerhouses. There is also a small arboretum, rock-pool gardens, and walled kitchen garden.
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The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

Completely redesigned in 2014, the gardens have function as well as pleasure in mind – they supply the kitchen. Hidden arbours, pergolas, nooks and crannies, and quirky sculptures are all part of a lovingly tended, productive green space. Some bedrooms open out onto patios with garden views.
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Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor

Cheltenham

The landscaped grounds, covering 55 acres, that surround this Italianate mansion are thought to have inspired Lewis Carroll, and they certainly retain a magical ‘Alice in Wonderland’ quality. You can lose yourself among their secret woodland pathways, lakes with gliding swans, Victorian water cascade, sculptures, flowers and trees.
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The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset

Castle Cary

Famous in their own right, these gardens have been fashioned by generations of talented gardeners, including renowned designer Penelope Hobhouse. At the heart is the Parabola, a walled garden with an apple tree maze; beyond is ancient woodland, including oaks, 70-foot hornbeams, and a 300-year-old ‘Druid Tree’ yew.
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2022 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

A Victorian kitchen garden with glasshouses and potting sheds supplies Jersey Royals and other produce for the restaurant at this manor house hotel. The 18-acre estate also includes a lake, formal gardens, beehives and unspoilt woodland.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

The 19th-century visionary gardener William Robinson developed his ideas on wild gardens at his Sussex home. Now eight full-time gardeners are kept busy maintaining Gravetye’s flower garden, meadows, orchards and kitchen garden.
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

The renowned garden designer Rosemary Verey created the perfect example of an English country garden at her old home, with a laburnum walk, statues and a potager, which supplies the restaurant. There’s even a spa in this magical place.
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Ballymaloe House

Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry

The Loire’s Château de Villandry was the inspiration behind Ballymaloe’s herb garden, with 70 plant varieties in its formal parterre. It’s one of a number of gardens here, including a Celtic Maze. Tours or gardening courses can be booked.
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

The Gulf Stream warming this part of the Scottish coast means exotic plants flourish at Glenapp, with its Italian garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll, a walled garden with 150-foot glasshouse, and plenty of picturesque pathways in between.
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Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Great Milton

Raymond Blanc’s Oxfordshire hotel is famed for its food, but also has sculpture- studded gardens, from a mushroom valley and wildflower meadow to a potager, pond and Japanese tea garden. There’s both a gardening school and a cookery school.
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

At the heart of the flower-filled gardens with small woodland area on this Shropshire estate is the one-acre kitchen garden with herbal walkways. One of the largest in Britain, it supplies an abundance of fresh produce for the restaurant.
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The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

The Michelin-starred cuisine tells you they’re serious about food in James and Kate Mackenzie’s pub. Now they have added a garden, with sculptures, hidden arbours, a kitchen garden and a herbarium, where every plant is edible, even the roses.
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The Falcon

The Falcon

Castle Ashby

With parkland designed by Capability Brown, an Italian garden, orangery, arboretum and meerkats menagerie, Castle Ashby’s gardens are pretty impressive. Guests of the Falcon get free access and can swim in the lake in front of the castle.
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2021 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 25% Discount Spring Special Offer

Llandudno

The formal gardens here are as aristocratic as the 17th-century house. Wander through the restored parterre and the walled and rose gardens, and admire the lily ponds and follies, before exploring the 200-acre estate.
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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2
Special offer
Congham Hall

Congham Hall - 'Sleep Soundly Package' Special Offer

King's Lynn

Love herbs? Congham Hall is right up your patch. With 400 varieties, these beautifully laid-out herb gardens are a popular attraction in their own right. A stroll in the early morning or at dusk is a sensual delight for the eye and nose.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
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  • value
  • spa
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  • honeymoon
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  • boutique
  • country_house
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
3
Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

A walk through this 18-acre estate, landscaped by a Victorian clergyman, offers the pleasures of a lake, kitchen garden and woods that are home to red squirrels and woodpeckers. Beyond, country lanes take you into idyllic Jersey scenery.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_winelovers
  • babyfriendly
  • tennis
  • ecofriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
4
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

These historic gardens were designed by William Robinson, the Irish pioneer of the wild garden, in 1885. His spirit lives on in the romantic flower garden, pergola, kitchen garden, orchard and woodland garden.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
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  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
5
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Humphry Repton’s swan song (his last commission, in 1814), these gardens are as dreamily picturesque as Olga Polizzi’s hotel. Overlooking the Tamar are a formal garden, dell with bridges, arboretum, cottage orné and herbaceous border.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
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  • honeymoon
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  • conference_meeting
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
9
Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

These six-acre gardens are attributed to Gertrude Jekyll and one can sense her hand in the elegant Edwardian design, with its promenades, radiating pathways, rooms and vistas, and perfectly placed spots for sun, shade and privacy.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
  • gourmet
  • great_breakfast
10
The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset

Castle Cary

These 800-acre gardens, comprising cultivated and landscaped areas, deer park, wild flower meadows and woodland, are no pleasing add-on to Hadspen House, but the star of the show. A dedicated museum tells the ‘Story of Gardening’.
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
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  • honeymoon
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  • child_friendly

2020 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Baslow

Five acres of gardens surround this Jacobean-style mansion, with clipped box and yews, cottage garden borders, an arboretum, a kitchen garden. Guests, free to wander, find hidden paths, a pond, a ‘secret’ bridge, specimen trees.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • fishing
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • historic
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2
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

Gardens laid out by unsung Edwardian genius Thomas Mawson surround this B&B overlooking Lake Windermere. Here are Mawson’s trademark terraces, lawns, dry-stone walls, glorious plantings, a private tarn in grounds that melt into the landscape.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
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  • guest_house
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  • parking
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3
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

‘In setting a garden, we are painting,’ wrote William Robinson, who owned this Elizabethan manor from 1884. Disdaining Victorian formality, Robinson favoured a natural style. Discover a wild garden, flower garden, orchard, lake and meadow in 1,000 wooded acres.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
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  • gourmet
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
6
Grove of Narberth

Grove of Narberth

Narberth

Walking trails thread through 28-acre grounds at this 17th-century-cum- Victorian mansion. Explore four acres of kitchen and walled gardens, terraces, a pond, a stream, an apple orchard and fruit garden, beehives, ancient oaks, mighty beeches.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
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  • foodie
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
7
Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

An Arts and Crafts ‘golf box’ designed by Edwin Lutyens stands in gardens attributed to Gertrude Jekyll, with arched gateways in high walls framing views, a sunken croquet lawn, a lavender border, a ha-ha beside Muirfield golf course.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
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  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • country_house
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  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
  • gourmet
  • great_breakfast
9
The Pig near Bath

The Pig near Bath

Pensford

A kitchen garden lies at the heart of every Pig, and this Georgian manor with deer park has the largest, with smokehouse, glasshouse, wild-flower orchard, fruit cages and hives. Enjoy home-grown produce in the Conservatory, spa treatments in a ‘potting shed’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
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10
Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

Come to this Georgian manor house in summer to see the roses. Come at any time to enjoy produce from one of the UK’s largest hotel vegetable gardens, with herb walkway (more than 200 varieties), heritage vegetables and double-tiered herbaceous border.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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  • boutique
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • wildlife_watching

2019 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Special offer
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 25% Discount Spring Special Offer

Llandudno

Guests can wander more than 200 acres of parkland, pleasure grounds and gardens at this Jacobean manor house. Garden tours take in a rare 17th-century box parterre. There are woodland walks, a lily pond, a cascade, specimen trees, a prolific walled kitchen garden.
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  • fishing
  • spa
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  • honeymoon
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  • indoor_pool
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  • veganfriendly
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2
Special offer
Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Winter and Early Spring Escape Special Offer

Oakham

The owners of this former hunting lodge have created a glorious patchwork on 17 south-facing acres, with a parterre, ornamental ponds, mature trees, statues and topiary, bordering Rutland Water. Lovely in all seasons.
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3
Special offer
Congham Hall

Congham Hall - 'Sleep Soundly Package' Special Offer

King's Lynn

With more than 400 varieties of herbs, the herb garden at this Georgian country house is a great attraction for students of all things culinary and physic, while supplying kitchen and spa. Best experienced with the heady aromas found at dawn or dusk.
  • weddings
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  • spa
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
4
Special offer
Cliveden House

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

Taplow

Sir Charles Barry’s Italianate mansion overlooking the Thames stands amid pleasure grounds, with a yew maze, rose garden, a Japanese water garden, a parterre laid out by John Fleming, pioneer of ‘carpet bedding’ – and Britain’s most notorious swimming pool.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
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  • gourmet
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  • veganfriendly
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  • mooring_available
  • outdoor_dining
5
Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

From 1863, the Rev Christian (aka WB) Bateman landscaped the grounds around this ancient manor house, with lake, specimen trees, kitchen garden. They remain much as he designed them – though with the addition of a pool, jogging trails and spa.
  • child_friendly
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  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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  • historic
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  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
6
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Olga Polizzi’s ducal fishing lodge stands in an 18th-century arcadia laid out by Humphry Repton, with the River Tamar running through. Discover streams, pools, cascades, ravines, a shell house and grotto, and one of England’s longest herbaceous borders.
  • weddings
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  • bird_watching
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  • fishing
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  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
10
Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

One of the UK’s largest hotel kitchen gardens, reclaimed from wilderness, supplies the kitchen with a wealth of produce at this Georgian manor house. There is a herb walkway, a walled garden with double-tiered herbaceous border, a riot of colour all summer long.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • wildlife_watching

2018 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Special offer
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
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  • electric_charging_point
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  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • romantic
2
Special offer
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
3
Special offer
Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - 'Taste of the Cotswolds' Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

Winding lanes lead to this 17th-century former rectory, ‘a bit hidden away’, in a ‘gorgeous location’, in 'beautifully maintained' gardens on the River Eye.
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  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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  • honeymoon
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  • foodie
4
Special offer
Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Luxury Foodie Mid-Week Break Special Offer

Penrith

With a Michelin-starred restaurant, Grade II listed garden, 17th-century pele tower and French drawing room, Askham Hall sounds as if it might be very formal; not a bit of it.
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  • babyfriendly
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  • great_breakfast
  • parking
5
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
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  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
6
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

‘An enchanting destination’ is how readers describe Olga Polizzi’s Regency hunting lodge, which stands by the River Tamar in an Elysian landscape designed by Humphry Repton.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
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  • electric_charging_point
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
8
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
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • with_cooking_school
10
Douneside House

Douneside House

Tarland

A 'paradise for foodies and garden lovers in a tranquil corner of Aberdeenshire', this country-house hotel in the fertile Howe of Cromar is an architectural gem.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly

2017 Editor's Choice Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Special offer
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
2
Special offer
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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  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
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  • foodie
  • for_winelovers
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  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
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  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • cycling
  • golf
  • child_friendly
3
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
4
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

‘An enchanting destination’ is how readers describe Olga Polizzi’s Regency hunting lodge, which stands by the River Tamar in an Elysian landscape designed by Humphry Repton.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
6
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
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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7
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

With breakfast served until noon, afternoon tea by the drawing room fire, shooting, fishing and communal dining, a house-party atmosphere prevails at this Georgian country house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
  • boutique
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
9
Grove of Narberth

Grove of Narberth

Narberth

In a hillside glade, this once-derelict country house has been beautifully made over, with attention to guests’ comfort, real fires, good textiles, fine dining restaurant and simpler artisan fare.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
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  • dog_friendly
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  • conferencemeeting_friendly
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  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
10
Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

‘In the middle of nowhere down narrow country lanes’, John and Sue Cushing’s Georgian manor house hotel sit among five-acres of brimming gardens, a prolific source of fruit and vegetables, cut flowers and perennial joy.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
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  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • wildlife_watching

2016 Editor's Choice Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

Deep in the Sussex countryside, a romantic Elizabethan manor house, built by an ironmaster for his bride, stands amid 1,000 acres of historically important gardens, pleasure grounds and woodland.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
3
Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

A tree-lined drive leads to this splendid Victorian Scottish baronial pile and luxury hotel in landscaped grounds, where dinner can be a grand occasion or a more informal affair.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • honeymoon
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • seaside
  • foodie
4
Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

A New Forest bolt-hole, this country house hotel has an easy glamour, romantic and family-friendly rooms, heart-warming Italian food and top-notch spa.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
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  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
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  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • celebrity_chef
  • cycling
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
Last updated: May 21, 2024