10 of the best UK hotels for August bank holiday

August ends on a high with a bank holiday weekend in the height of summer.  Whether you’re looking for a family break, a romantic getaway or a long weekend with friends, here are 10 of the Good Hotel Guide’s best UK hotels for an August bank holiday weekend…

10 of the best UK hotels for August bank holiday

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The Cary Arms

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Babbacombe

By a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove, Lana de Savary’s chic hotel clings to wooded cliffs overlooking the beach.
From £195 per night
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
2
Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Morston

‘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.
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
3
Calcot Manor

Calcot Manor

Tetbury

White-glove service may be the norm at any luxury hotel, but even the youngest guests receive white-mitten treatment at this exceptionally family-friendly spot.
From £249 per night
  • romantic
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
4
Ynyshir

Ynyshir

Eglwysfach

‘Everything is exquisite’ at this ‘very welcoming’ country house retreat (Relais & Châteaux), where goldfinches, song thrushes and blackbirds flit about the ‘beautiful’ grounds leading to a vast bird reserve.
From £335 per night
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • view
  • historic
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

With pools, family films, play facilities, a crèche and an early-morning breakfast club, the kids are all right at this Georgian manor house in ‘beautiful’ countryside.
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

What could be more perfect for a child-friendly hotel than the house that was Kenneth Graham’s model for Toad Hall, overlooking an estuary for messing about in boats?
From £190 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
7
The Traddock

The Traddock

Austwick

‘Warmth exudes’ from the Reynolds family’s ‘happy’, ‘comfortable’ small hotel: ‘They obviously know exactly how to make the place tick.’
From £99 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
25% voucher
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

‘Stunning’, super-hip yet utterly serene, this country house hotel and spa in the heart of the New Forest is a sophisticated, rustic playground for the stylish set.
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi

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