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10 hotels to daydream about visiting

We’re all going to be in the mood for real escapism post lockdown, and that deserves somewhere extra special to visit. Peppered across the UK are some exquisite gems to stay in, with independent hotels, inns and B&Bs tucked away by beaches, forests and rural bliss, and all ready and waiting to open their doors to us all once again. Giving us the chance to daydream until then, here are 10 hotels to daydream about visiting…

10 hotels to daydream about visiting

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Special offer
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - 'Five Nights for the Price of Four' Self-Catering Special Offer

Llandudno

This Tudor Gothic-style Elizabethan mansion, extended over centuries, overlooks parkland with a rare 17th-century parterre, walled rose garden, cascade, lily pond and follies.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • dog_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • romantic
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Special offer
Headlam Hall

Headlam Hall - 'Autumn Gold Break' Special Offer

Darlington

The real charm of this grand country house, with sweeping gardens, terraces, oak panelling and swish spa, lies in its warm and informal atmosphere.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • historic
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
3
Special offer
Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - Christmas Break Special Offer

Seaham

Garden suites with hot tubs, a state-of-the-art spa, brightly coloured sofas under gleaming chandeliers . . . this country house hotel offers luxury with a contemporary edge.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • walking
  • country_house
  • for_winelovers
  • cycling
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • gym
4
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

With rolling gardens, lakeside views, and elegant, spacious interiors, this Edwardian home above Windermere is more country house hotel than B&B.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • guest_house
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
5
The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

Eco values as well as enjoyment are fundamental to this cliff-top hotel, with sea thrift-covered roof, sweeping curves, reed-filtered pool and walls of windows to soak up the light and the seascape.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • ecofriendly
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • adultsonly
  • foodie
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • surfing
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique
  • honeymoon
6
The Pig near Bath

The Pig near Bath

Pensford

The setting is pure hog heaven at Robin Hutson's third Pig hotel, surrounded by a deer park in a fold in the Mendips. The part-Georgian building comes in the group's signature shabby-chic style.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • electric_charging_point
7
Gara Rock

Gara Rock

Salcombe

A ‘coastal getaway’ comes into its own at this chilled-out cliff-top hotel at the end of winding country lanes and poised above a beach accessible only on foot or by boat.
  • wifi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • walking
  • spa
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • seaside
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • romantic
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
8
The New Inn

The New Inn

Tresco

Sporting a fresh new look in bedrooms and dining areas, the only pub on this family-owned, car-free island still retains its innate charm.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • ecofriendly
  • garden
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • foodie
  • pub_with_rooms
  • mooring_available
  • bird_watching
9
Burgh Island Hotel

Burgh Island Hotel

Bigbury-on-Sea

Pack your Schiaparelli gowns, beach pants and playsuits, and board the 'sea tractor' for a trip back to the 1930s at this Art Deco hotel on a tidal island where the beau monde came to play.
  • weddings
  • bird_watching
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • garden
  • spa
  • surfing
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

Even hardened townies are seduced by the surrounds of 17th-century Barnsley House, created by visionary gardener Elizabeth Verey who moved here in the 1950s.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
Last updated: September 28, 2022