With Halloween on the horizon it’s a wonderful excuse for another mini break.  The UK has a rich history of witchery, hauntings, sorcery and magic, so there are plenty of places to go that really capture the spooky spirit.  Here are 10 of the Good Hotel Guide’s top places to go and the hotels to stay in this Halloween within easy reach of ghostly stories and gruesome histories…

10 hotels to visit on Halloween

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The Queensberry

The Queensberry

Bath

The city centre is an easy walk from Helen and Laurence Beere’s ‘near-faultless’ hotel, in an ‘unsurpassed situation’ within reach of museums, shops and heritage spots.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
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Congham Hall

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King’s Lynn

Arrangements of garden flowers scent the public rooms at this ‘lovely country hotel’, where each of the ‘pretty bedrooms’ is named after a herb.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
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The Pier at Harwich

The Pier at Harwich - Lobster Lovers Sunday

Harwich

‘A beacon of urbanity and flair on the quay’, Paul Milsom’s hotel is praised for its ‘obliging, well-intentioned’ staff.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • view
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The Pear Tree at Purton

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Purton

‘The epitome of a perfect British, family-run country hotel,’ writes a Guide reader this year, about Anne Young’s restored 16th-century vicarage.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • country_house
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The Sun Inn

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Dedham

‘A warm-hearted spot with obliging staff, good food, gracefully homey rooms and a genial community feel’, Piers Baker’s 15th-century inn is ‘a good place in which to find oneself’, say Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

‘There’s lots of room to play and run around’ at this ‘pretty, rambling manor house’ in ‘fantastic grounds’ on the edge of the Cotswolds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • disabled
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

Literary pilgrims follow narrow single-track lanes to this Victorian rectory in a ‘magical setting’ in the Valency valley, where Thomas Hardy met and courted his first wife, Emma Gifford.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
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Austwick Hall

Austwick Hall

Austwick

‘A visit to this B&B is to be remembered, not just for the quirky, individual rooms, but also for the dedication and kindness of its owners, Michael Pearson and Eric Culley.’
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • b&b
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The Witchery by the Castle

The Witchery by the Castle

Edinburgh

The candlelit rooms, secret doors, and nooks and crannies of these conjoined 16th- and 17th-century buildings overlooking the Royal Mile weave a spell over charmed guests.
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
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The Town House

The Town House

Arundel

Lee and Katie Williams run their restaurant-with-rooms in a Grade II listed Regency building close to the antique shops and historic sites in a bustling, riverside market town.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet