Fischer’s at Baslow Hall
‘Outstanding’ cooking brings guests up the winding, chestnut tree-lined drive to Susan and Max Fischer’s Edwardian manor house.
From £200 per night
Mod cons in a milking parlour, designer chic in a cider mill – along with a working farm, well-regarded restaurant and cookery school, Judy Gardner’s ‘comfortably rural’ set-up has much to please.
‘The surroundings are idyllic and the food absolutely perfect’ at Tracy and Galton Blackiston’s highly regarded restaurant-with-rooms, say regular Guide readers this year.
A one-time store for seized contraband, Jacki and Kevin Mangeolles’s creeper-covered former 18th-century coaching inn is today a ‘modern, elegant’ restaurant-with-rooms: wicker chairs sit on stripped wood floors; crisp, white linens cover the tables; a cool seascape hangs above an open fire.
From £155.00 per night
The Yorke Arms
A winning combination of ‘first-class hospitality’, ‘divine’ one-Michelin-star cooking and an ‘unbeatable’ location in the Yorkshire Dales continues to draw visitors to Frances and Bill Atkins’s ‘friendly’ restaurant-with-rooms.
Come hungry. Overlooking Lochinver Bay, this modest restaurant-with-rooms is owned and run by self-taught chefs/patrons Lesley Crosfield and Colin Craig, who hold a Michelin star for their modern Scottish cooking.
The Peat Inn
‘Luxurious’, ‘relaxing’, ‘warmly welcoming’, Katherine and Geoffrey Smeddle’s rustic restaurant-with-rooms receives rave reviews from trusted correspondents, whose reports earn it a full entry in the Guide.
From £195 per night
Meadows, mountains and Michelin-starred meals attract visitors to Susan and Bryan Webb’s ‘lovely’, rural restaurant-with-rooms, in a mellow-stone Georgian gentry house.
From £190 per night
There’s ‘an affable air’ to Edward and Louise Sykes’s ‘smart’ restaurant-with-rooms, in an ‘appealing’ Georgian coaching inn in this ‘attractive’ village.
From £100 per night
The bounty of the ‘lovely’ Wye valley – including foraged pennywort, hedge bedstraw and nasturtium tubers, ‘all first for us!’ – inspires the ‘fresh, attractive’ food at this modern, Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms run by chef/patron Chris Harrod and his wife, Kirsty.