10 hotels for festivals

10 hotels for festivals

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Eslington Villa

Eslington Villa

Gateshead

‘Pleasant’, ‘attentive’ staff encourage guests to make themselves at home in Nick and Melanie Tulip’s country hotel.
From £79.50 per night
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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Sun Inn

Sun Inn

Kirkby Lonsdale

In a historic market town just right for a potter, Iain and Jenny Black's 17th-century inn pleases dogs (‘and their well-behaved owners’) with its personable atmosphere.
From £114 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Old Whyly

Old Whyly

East Hoathly

Sarah Burgoyne’s ‘beautiful’ Grade II listed Georgian manor house in a Wealden village is filled with antiques and oil paintings, and surrounded by flower-filled gardens, ‘glorious’ in all seasons.
From £98 per night
  • tennis
  • outdoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • guest_house
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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

‘An orgy for the senses’, James Thomson’s opulently decorated baroque mansion, next to Royal Holyrood Park, is a more-is-more celebration of gilded furniture, lavish flower arrangements, swags, velvets and brocades, leather-panelled rooms and black-kilted staff.
From £335 per night
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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The Dulaig

The Dulaig

Grantown-on-Spey

Returning guests this year praise the ‘unfussy feel and understated elegance’ of Carol and Gordon Bulloch’s ‘gorgeous’ B&B in an Edwardian country house ten minutes’ walk from town.
From £80 per night
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • b&b
  • wifi
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The Bear

The Bear

Hay-on-Wye

Steps away from the world-renowned bookshops and galleries of this small border town, David Gibbon has turned a rough-hewn 16th-century coaching inn into an urbane, bookish retreat.
From £80 per night
  • child_friendly
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
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Dunan House

Dunan House

Aldeburgh

Take an arty retreat hidden in Suffolk woodland. Simon Farr and Ann Lee, an artist and a potter, welcome B&B guests to their colourful Victorian house filled with their own eye-catching artwork.
From £95 per night
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
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The Lynch Country House

The Lynch Country House

Somerton

In extensive gardens on the edge of this medieval market town, former jazz musician Roy Copeland’s ‘elegant, understated, very comfortable’ B&B hits the right note.
From £70 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

Ventnor

‘Excellent as always’, this grande dame of traditional seaside hotels continues to please visitors, who come for its ‘olde-worlde charm’, says a regular Guide reader this year.
  • seaside
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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