10 of the best hotels for the over 50s

There is nothing stuffy or staid about these ten hotels. They all have broad appeal, but, from rural peace to beachside luxury, they are ideal for the over-50s in search of fresh air, a little peace and a bit of spoiling.
Castle Leslie, Ireland is perfect for the over 50s

10 of the best hotels for the over 50s

10 of the best hotels for the over 50s

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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Winter Warmer Special Offer

Okehampton

A Jacobean manor house, almost entirely rebuilt by an ebullient Victorian, is today a family-run hotel. There are beautiful gardens to explore, Dartmoor national park is on the doorstep, public rooms are filled with period furniture and artworks, while a dinner of locally sourced produce is served in the panelled dining room.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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The Nare

The Nare - Four night Autumn Break Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

A ‘country house hotel by the sea’, in sub-tropical gardens overlooking Carne Beach, The Nare is old-fashioned in all the best ways. A four-o’clock cream tea, an hors d’oeuvre trolley and flame grills from a gueridon in the silver-service dining room are reminders of a less-frenetic age.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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Stoberry House

Stoberry House - Four Nights for the Price of Three Special Offer

Wells

In magical gardens, with views across a gem of a city to Glastonbury Tor, this Georgian former coach house is run as a very special B&B. Rooms are individually and lavishly furnished, with a host of extras such as a coffee machine, bath infusions, and local mineral water.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • b&b
  • for_wine-lovers
  • guest_house
  • parking
  • vegan-friendly
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Dedham Hall

Dedham Hall

Colchester

In the heart of Constable country, this ancient manor house in gardens teeming with wildlife, has traditional, affordable accommodation. Residential art courses hold a particular appeal, and our readers’ reports paint a highly favourable picture.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • wildlife_watching
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

In a Peak District village, this Grade II* listed manor house is a welcoming hotel where complimentary drinks on arrival, and a packed lunch for walkers reflect a spirit of generosity. House bedrooms are traditionally furnished, with a modern bathroom.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
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Ees Wyke Country House

Ees Wyke Country House

Ambleside

Overlooking Esthwaite Water, this Georgian country house – once Beatrix Potter’s holiday home – has a likeable, lived-in feel. In the light-filled dining room, with views to Coniston Old Man and the Langdale Pikes, a short menu of locally source dishes showcases local produce.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • wi-fi
  • bird_watching
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Castle Leslie

Castle Leslie

Glaslough

Brimming with character and bonhomie, this Victorian mansion on a 1,000-acres estate, once beloved of poet laureate John Betjeman, is filled with Grand Tour heirlooms. Each main house bedroom comes with some colourful piece of Leslie family lore.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • golf
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • good_value
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • horse_riding
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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Plas Dinas Country House

Plas Dinas Country House

Caernarfon

Anyone who can recall the romance between the young Princess Margaret and photographer Anthony Armstrong Jones will get a kick out of staying at his family’s country house. Public rooms are filled with family portraits and memorabilia, while Princess Margaret bedroom has a four-poster and a roll-top bath for two.
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • weddings
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • walking
  • country_house
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

Beside Muirfield golf course, this Lutyens-designed Arts and Crafts Edwardian house stands in with gardens attributed to Gertrude Jekyll. Golf nuts have a choice of ten courses within five miles, while others play tennis or croquet, before dining Chez Roux.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
Last updated: September 24, 2020