10 of the best hotels for weekend breaks in the UK

Maybe you missed out on a holiday this year, but a short break can be just as reviving, and there is no time for the excitement to pall. Here are ten top hotels for a weekend away from it all..
Enjoy the perfect weekend break at the Hotel Endsleigh, Tavistock

10 of the best hotels for weekend breaks in the UK

10 of the best hotels for weekend breaks in the UK

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Gliffaes

Gliffaes - Three Night Autumn Break Special Offer

Crickhowell

At the heart of the Brecon Beacons national park, this Italianate Victorian country house and fishing hotel is surrounded by 33 acres of grounds and mature woodlands, on a private stretch of the River Usk. Book well ahead for a room with French doors to a balcony with stunning river views.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • tennis
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

Rowsley

A weekend of walking or cycling in the Peak District, or fishing on the Haddon Hall estate, are among the attractions at Lord and Lady Manners’s 17th-century manor house. Tea by a log fire, Dan Smith’s way with locally sourced ingredients, and dog-friendly bedrooms are others.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Midweek Special Offer

Penrith

Dog friendly, fun and relaxing, this rosy-stone ancestral pile is billed as a Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms, but it is so much more, with manicured gardens, walking trails, rare-breed animals, pool, play area and café. Ullswater is a walk away.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • gourmet
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • for_wine-lovers
  • horse_riding
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Shieldaig Lodge

Shieldaig Lodge - Food Lover's Package

Gairloch

There are cosy lounges, blazing log fires and a choice of 250 whiskies at this Victorian former hunting lodge on the shores of Loch Gairloch. A 25,000-acre estate offers country sports, walking, falconry, fishing, canoeing and kayaking – 90 minutes’ drive from Inverness Airport.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • tennis
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • seaside
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Holt

Pavilion rooms with a separate lounge area and private patio afford plenty of space to relax at this dog-friendly restaurant-with-rooms. Explore the wonderfully unspoilt North Norfolk coast and work up an appetite for Galton Blackiston’s Michelin-starred menus.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • disabled
  • golf
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

Olga Polizzi has created a hotel in her signature casual chic style, from a collection of cottages and former yacht club, for the perfect seaside break. You can eat on the terrace in summer, and the classic yacht Pinuccia will take you on a trip round Falmouth Bay.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa

Midhurst

Lord Byron’s marriage to Anne Isabella Millbanke, formalised in the drawing room of this Georgian Mansion, was not to prove happy, but we don’t believe in ill omens. An exotic spa, cliff-topped gardens, friendly staff and fantastic food augur well for wedded bliss.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • wine
  • value
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Anglers can fish in the Tamar, which runs through landscaped pleasure grounds designed by Humphry Repton, at Olga Polizzi’s dog-friendly ducal cottage orné turned stylish but laid-back hotel. Afternoon tea by the fire in the library is a special indulgence.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
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The Pig on the Beach

The Pig on the Beach

Studland

Sleep in a thatched dovecote in the kitchen garden, linger over the full ‘pig out’ breakfast, take a country ramble or follow the beach path to explore heritage coast. Cocktails and wood-fired flatbreads await your return.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • weddings
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
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Hilton Park

Hilton Park

Clones

On a 400-acre wildlife estate, this grand Italianate ancestral mansion, surrounded by pleasure grounds and filled with artworks and antiques, offers the ultimate country house party experience. Play a round of golf, fish, enjoy wild swimming in a lake, dine communally or at your own table, by candlelight.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • cycling
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting

Here are ten top hotels for a weekend away from it all.

Last updated: September 24, 2020