The top UK resort hotels

From country pursuits to luxury spas, golf courses to family activities, swimming pools to multiple choice when it comes to dinner options. Whether you’re travelling with children or going on a romantic break, here are some of our favourite resort hotels, each with their own unique attributes, where they have everything you could need or want to keep you happy, entertained and totally satisfied on your holiday, without ever having to leave the grounds.

10 of the best UK resort hotels

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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange - Gourmet Two Night Break Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

Fun time, mucking-in time and adult ‘me time’ are all part of the deal at this rambling Jacobean manor turned child-friendly and dog-friendly hotel, with extensive grounds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

New Milton

Readers are ‘unable to fault anything at all’ at this ivy-clad country house hotel on the edge of the New Forest, ‘the ultimate luxurious and indulgent treat’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
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The Green Park

The Green Park - Free Theatre Ticket Special Offer

Pitlochry

Ironwork sculptures adorn the wide lawn that borders Loch Faskally at the McMenemie family’s extended Victorian country house, along with waterside seating areas.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • wine
  • baby-friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • parking
  • golf
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Forss House

Forss House - 'Escape to the Scottish Wilderness' Special Offer

Thurso

The River Forss loops around this late Georgian Highland retreat in wooded grounds, today a dog-friendly hotel that is ideal for anglers, with shooting, stalking and hiking also on offer.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • conference_meeting
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • eco-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • for_wine-lovers
  • golf
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • foodie
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

There are grandparents who today cherish childhood memories of holidays at this family-friendly hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • surfing
  • parking
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Windermere

This luxurious country house hotel (Relais & Châteaux) offers ‘indulgent’ rooms, Michelin-starred dining, spacious grounds, legions of staff, and ‘comfort in all the right places’.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

Designed for pure leisure and pleasure, this Georgian New Forest lodge is run as a glamorous yet relaxed country house hotel for today’s savvy guest.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • with_cooking_school
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • horse_riding
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

‘We had a wonderful family holiday here.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

The late Rosemary Verey, doyenne of the 20th-century English country garden, created the flourishing grounds at this 17th-century Cotswold stone mansion, her home from the late 1950s.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
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Lucknam Park

Lucknam Park

Chippenham

Approach this 18th-century mansion, exulting in 500 acres of parkland and gardens, down a mile-long avenue of lime and beech trees: what awaits is ‘very grand and lovely’.
  • baby-friendly
  • celebrity_chef
  • child_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • country_house
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • gym
  • horse_riding
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pool
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • tennis
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
Last updated: October 19, 2020