If you’re thinking of getting away for a break this winter, these hotels can make your stay really special. With superb dining, fantastic surroundings, and cosy fires, winter relaxation doesn’t get any better.
Wonderfully situated in the picturesque cove and tiny harbour of Portloe, and surrounded by cliffs and headlands, the Lugger offers a 2 AA rosette restaurant, elegant luxury bedrooms, plenty of coastline walks from the front door, and a sun terrace ideal for seal spotting!
The Devonshire Fell Hotel
Nestled in Burnsall on a hillside overlooking the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, The Devonshire Fell has all the romance and drama of a classic Brontë sisters novel. Exceptional dining in the 2 Rosette Restaurant, contemporary comfort in the individual bedrooms, and the Dales with the activities and beauty on your doorstep.
The Bear of Rodborough
The Bear of Rodborough is a charming, dog-friendly hotel perched neatly on top of Rodborough Common, within acres of beautiful National Trust land. Dating back to the 17th Century when it started life as a coaching inn, the hotel boasts an abundance of original features! Now part of the privately-owned Cotswold Inns and Hotels collection; the Bear has been sympathetically refurbished with cosy country interiors, a rosette-awarded restaurant and traditional bar, which is enjoyed by residents and locals in equal measures.
Sitting proudly at the heart of picturesque Woburn Village, you’ll find this charming 18th-century property. The contemporary restaurant features a range of dishes given a distinctive taste by cooking on a charcoal grill. The perfect base to explore the famous local attractions such as the Safari Park and The Abbey. Woburn Golf Club is only a decent tee shot away, while the shops of Milton Keynes are within easy reach.
The Snooty Fox
‘The Snooty Fox’ is all that a quintessential English inn should be. Located in the heart of Tetbury, the hotel offers a choice of indulgent classically styled bedrooms that are truly unique. Ideally located for exploring the antique curio stores dotted around town – with over 35 to visit, you will be spoilt for choice!
Fusing a timeless, country charm and bringing fresh seafood dishes and hearty, classic meat dishes to your table. At the gateway to the Lake District, enjoy pursuits such as walking, fishing and shooting or the historic city of Lancaster is a great day out. Individual rooms provide the perfect place to relax after a busy day in this picturesque location.
Widbrook Grange is an original Georgian model farm on the outskirts of Bradford on Avon. Recently refurbished, this boutique farmhouse has been lovingly restored to embody its rustic roots. You can find an authentic vintage tractor, hay cart and milk churns nestled amid 11 acres of private grounds and beautifully tended gardens. The Telegraph described Widbrook Grange as ‘A hip farm house with interiors that revel” discover for yourself what they mean this autumn.
The Wild Boar Inn
Set amongst the beautiful Gilpin Valley, guests at The Wild Boar are welcomed with exquisite traditional interiors, a warming, friendly atmosphere and seasonal food and drink from the Grill & Smokehouse restaurant. With stunning individual bedrooms and 72 acres of historic private woodland, the perfect place to relax and enjoy the Lake District.
Set in the heart of beautiful Chipping Campden, The Noel Arms is a former 17th century coaching inn, and one of the oldest hotels in the Cotswolds. Featuring cosy character bedrooms, fine restaurant and bar, and popular coffee shop. Guests can use the spa at Cotswold House, a sister property situated directly opposite.
The Alma Inn
Nestled in the Pendle countryside, the Alma Inn oozes character and charm – luxurious bedrooms, original features and open fires. This historic venue has spectacular moorland views and is minutes from Wycoller Country Park. The kitchen fuses seafaring heritage with a timeless pub atmosphere to bring guests fresh seafood and classic dishes.
The Devonshire Arms at Beeley
Located on the stunning Chatsworth Estate, The Devonshire Arms at Beeley is the kind of country Inn that dreams are made of. A short drive from Chatsworth House, the Inn and its 18 beautiful en-suite bedrooms blend an idyllic village setting with contemporary comfort. The award winning dining will make your stay truly memorable.
The Royal Forester
This boutique four star hotel in Ascot, with a renowned restaurant with open kitchen, log fires, and contemporary bedrooms, is the ideal place to relax & enjoy all that the area has to offer, including Windsor & Legoland.