10 hotels for festivals

10 hotels for festivals

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The Lynch Country House

The Lynch Country House

Somerton

Lynne Vincent is the perfect hostess and a mine of information at Roy Copeland’s Grade II listed Georgian country house B&B on the edge of a market town, the former capital of Wessex.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • b&b
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
2
The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel

Ventnor

You can take afternoon tea, as Queen Victoria did, at this ‘VERY good hotel', perhaps on the Geranium Terrace, ‘the whole length adorned with superb pink geraniums’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • great_breakfast
3
Old Whyly

Old Whyly

East Hoathly

‘You are essentially staying in someone’s beautiful farmhouse, with an exquisite garden and delicious breakfast.’ A reader reaffirms her support this year for Sarah Burgoyne’s ‘wonderful’ B&B.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • outdoor_pool
  • guest_house
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • parking
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_dining
4
The Dulaig

The Dulaig

Grantown-on-Spey

Some retirees get a gold watch. The Countess of Seafield did her estate manager, John Smith, rather better, commissioning this handsome house for him in 1910.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • garden
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • great_breakfast
5
The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Kirkby Lonsdale

‘Once we had found our way round the one-way streets of Kirkby Lonsdale, we were shown up to a lovely corner room overlooking an alleyway and the church.’ Praise this year from readers for Iain and Jenny Black’s 400-year-old inn in a market town between the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Prestonfield

Prestonfield

Edinburgh

‘Dr Johnson and Mr James Boswell dine here tomorrow – which they did and I gave Mr Johnson rhubarb seeds and some melon.' Here is Sir Alexander Dick, Laird of Prestonfield, writing of visitors to his 17th-century mansion at the foot of Arthur’s Seat.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • golf
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • horse_riding
Last updated: October 03, 2019