Special offers in the West Country
Little Barwick House - Midweek Sparkler
‘We could not have asked for better.’ ‘We have never been disappointed.’ ‘Our fourth visit. It seems to get better every time.’ There is a chorus of praise this year for Tim and Emma Ford’s restaurant-with-rooms, in a Georgian dower house down ‘a narrow road that could well have led to the Hobbits’ Shire’.
Lewtrenchard Manor - Springtime Offer
Admirers of Sue and James Murray’s ‘characterful’, ‘beautiful old manor’ continue to sing its praises. ‘It is uniformly excellent, with high standards of hotel-keeping, comfort and service,’ says a guest this year.
From £155 per night
Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Special Offer Midweek Break
Soar Mill Cove
Family owned, family run, exuberantly family friendly, Keith Makepeace’s ‘welcoming’ hotel stands in rolling countryside above a valley running down to the shore.
From £125 per night
Castleman - Midweek Special Offer
Something of the French country house permeates this former dower house turned restaurant-with-rooms: perhaps the ‘gorgeous, unspoilt’ setting, or the ‘thoughtful, laid-back’ staff, or the ‘real personality’ of owners Barbara Garnsworthy and brother Brendan.
From £100 per night
The Beckford Arms - 'Name Your Price' Special Offer
There’s good reason why Dan Brod and Charlie Luxton’s ‘attractive’ pub-with-rooms is ‘obviously very popular’, say regular Guide readers.
The Talbot Inn - 'Name Your Price' special offer
Amid the coaching prints and framed vintage maps, there’s a ‘fantastically friendly’ atmosphere at this popular pub-with-rooms.
Treglos Hotel - Early Bird
Popular with young and old, the Barlow family’s traditional hotel has ‘very helpful’ staff and plenty to do.
From £150 per night
Budock Vean - Early Bird Offer
'Tasteful refurbishment' has given a 'fresh seaside look' to Martin Barlow’s ‘super’ hotel, says a returning visitor in 2016.
From £60 per night
The Horn of Plenty - Winter Foodie Getaway
Guests exult over the ‘spectacular’ views from this 19th-century manor house in a ‘wonderful’ location overlooking the wooded Tamar valley.
From £110 per night
Plumber Manor - New Year Break Special Offer
An ancestral home today under the care of three members of the Prideaux-Brune family, this Dorset-stone 17th-century country house has been a hotel since 1972.
From £160 per night
The Nare - Get-Away-Break
‘Pretty well perfect’, Toby Ashworth’s seaside hotel on the Roseland peninsula, founded nearly 30 years ago by his grandmother, continues to please.
Prince Hall - Midweek Special Offer
Chris Daly’s 18th-century mansion on Dartmoor makes for a ‘friendly, relaxing’ hotel, its ‘delightful’ staff and ‘laid-back’ attitude attracting many return guests.
The Pear Tree at Purton - Friday Special Offer
A ‘lovely’ country welcome awaits at Anne Young’s ‘outstanding’ small hotel. It stands in a ‘very special’ garden filled with ‘a treasure trove of wild flowers’.
From £110.00 per night
Fingals - Spring Special Offer
‘The combination of boho chic with a fine regard for comfort, and proprietors who behave like friends, is perfect.’
From £70 per night
Idle Rocks - Winter Getaway Special Offer
Perched ‘truly on the water’, Karen and David Richards’s sophisticated seaside hotel (Relais & Châteaux) is ‘just the place to unfurl after the stresses of the day-to-day’, this year's visitors say.
From £280.00 per night
Mullion Cove Hotel - Three Nights for the Price of Two
Steps from the Coastal Path, with ‘wonderful views’ over cove and historic harbour, this ‘friendly’ cliff-top hotel has been run by the ‘very nice’ Grose family for ten years.
From £90 per night
The Old Coastguard - Winter Escape Special Offers
In an old fishing village, a ‘friendly’ welcome and the ‘young, very buzzy atmosphere’ attract visitors to this personable Victorian hotel overlooking the sea.
From £135 per night
The Cary Arms - Gastro Retreat
By a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove, Lana de Savary’s chic hotel clings to wooded cliffs overlooking the beach.
From £195 per night
Stoberry House - Three Night Special Offer
Tim and Frances Meeres Young rescued this 18th-century coach house from ruin 20 years ago and transformed it into an ‘altogether excellent’ luxury B&B with a sweep of ‘beautifully laid out’ grounds.
From £65 per night
Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Nights
‘Enthusiastic’, ‘wonderfully hospitable’ hosts Nigel and Sharon Reed welcome guests with a drink and a snack at their small guest house standing in ‘beautiful’ countryside.
From £60 per night
Whatley Manor - Half Price Special Offer
Great lime trees line the ‘impressive’ approach to this luxury hotel and spa (Relais & Châteaux), It stands in lush, extensive gardens with woodland, wild flower meadows, sculptures, secluded arbours and a river.
Watersmeet - Luxury for Less - 20% off Special Offer
There are ‘fantastic’ views across the bay to Lundy Island from Amanda James’s ‘relaxed’ traditional hotel above Woolacombe Bay.
Pebble House - Three for Two
The panoramic sea views from Andrea and Simon Copper’s modern B&B stretch over Mevagissey Bay to historic Chapel Point and beyond, but turn your attention inside for a moment: this sleekly designed, child-free retreat invites calm contemplation.
From £130 per night
Guide Book Vouchers
Selected hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.Buy the guide