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The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

Broadway

‘Bravo, I spent three marvellous days ’
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  • weddings
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  • spa
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  • for_wine-lovers
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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - Two Night Signature Tasting Menu Getaway Special Offer

Tavistock

What do Jennifer Saunders and David Bowie have in common? Both have stayed at this ‘superbly relaxing’ spot overlooking the Tamar valley.
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Autumn and Winter Breaks in Rutland

Oakham

‘I find it difficult to make any original comments,’ writes a Guide regular after this year’s visit to Tim and Stefa Hart’s much-loved hotel (Relais & Châteaux) with celebrated grounds reaching down to Rutland Water. ‘All the superlatives have been used by other guests.’
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Winter Warmer Special Offer

Okehampton

A ‘wonderful hotel’ with that ‘special feel’ of family ownership, Sue and James Murray’s manor house delights with its ‘history, beauty and style’.
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The Goring

The Goring - Three Nights for Two Special Offer

London

‘We enjoyed our very expensive one-night stay,’ writes a reader who pushed the boat out at Jeremy Goring’s grand Edwardian hotel, the last of its kind in London to be run by the founding family.
  • gym
  • weddings
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  • wifi
  • parking
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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Chewton Glen

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

New Milton

Be warned: you’ll raise children’s expectations sky high by taking them to this super-luxury hotel. Will anything ever match sleeping in a Treehouse suite with hot tub, 35 feet above ground? Or fun and games in the new fairytale children’s club?
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Rose & Crown Gift Vouchers Extra 25% Special Offer

Barnard Castle

‘This hotel is amazing.’ ‘The perfect place for a break in the country.’ A chorus of approval in 2019 for Cheryl and Thomas Robinson’s 18th-century coaching inn beside the Saxon church in a ‘charming, peaceful village’.
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Star Castle

Star Castle - Spring 2020 Full Board Special Offer

St Mary's

Now here is the real thing, an Elizabethan stone house within star-shaped fortress walls. Tim the boatman offers sea trips. You can swim in the indoor pool, play tennis, go horse riding, hire an electric Scilly Cart or take afternoon tea on the ramparts.
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  • view
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Two Night Spa Break for Two Special Offer

Salcombe

‘We rate this very highly in almost every respect.’ Praise from a reader for Keith Makepeace’s much-loved, family-run, family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel in a ‘gorgeous’ coastal setting.
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  • golf
  • walking
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  • seaside
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  • indoor_pool
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer

Abersoch

There is a deceptive ‘wacky’ quality to the Fletcher-Brewers’ ‘lovely’ hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay, a casual vibe that belies the professionalism of the operation.
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Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel - 'Early Bird Bottle of Bubbly' Special Offer

Pitlochry

‘Strongly endorsed’ by trusted readers on a return visit, this ‘wonderful’ whitewashed 1840s dower house at the end of a tree-lined drive displays ‘impressive, unchanging excellence’.
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The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford - Sumptuous Sundays Special Offer

Stamford

‘Another excellent stay,’ reports a Guide regular this year, after returning to Lawrence Hoskins’s ‘very traditional’ town-centre hotel, once a coaching inn on the old Great North Road.
From £195.00 per night
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The Nare

The Nare - Ultimate Flexibility Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

A great place for three-generation family holidays; adults are cosseted by immaculate service and comfort, while children are kept busy with lovely Carne beach, swimming pools, tennis and family painting sessions with a resident artist.
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Spring Relax and Dine Retreat Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A golden stone Carolean manor house-turned-rectory in an ‘idyllic setting’ is run as a ‘welcoming, comfortable and relaxing’ hotel, under highly experienced manager Dorian Charlton.
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Black Swan Hotel Voucher 20% Extra Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

‘Our very special place, where we love to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside,’ writes a reader this year, signing off with a smiley emoji.
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  • value
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  • exceptional_value
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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1 100% Flexible Special Offer

Huntingdon

When the proprietors are a Master of Wine and an interior designer, you can count on a smart bedroom and a decent vino. So it is at Julia and John Hoskins’s ivy-clad hotel, centred on a Georgian house, with the Great Ouse flowing just behind.
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Park House, Hotel & Spa

Park House, Hotel & Spa - Sunday Spa Break Special Offer

Midhurst

‘All aspects of the hotel hit the standard: staff service, decor, food quality, ambience.’ New endorsements for this Edwardian country house hotel under the South Downs.
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Midweek and Weekend Winter Breaks Special Offer

Aberdovey

Generations of families have enjoyed the view across Cardigan Bay from this popular hotel that’s just a five-minute dash from the beach. But first you have to tear yourself away from the games room, indoor pool, putting green and tennis court.
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - Luxury 'Petaway' Special Offer

Bradford-on-Avon

‘The place abounds with creative uses of old, mainly farm, paraphernalia.’ Guide inspectors enjoyed Nick Dent’s diverting Georgian farmhouse turned dog-friendly hotel with most rooms in converted outbuildings.
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Judges

Judges - 25% off Judges Monetary Vouchers Special Offer

Yarm

‘Everything about Judges smacked of class and excellence.’ Readers this year loved this smart hotel on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors.
  • weddings
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  • walking
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  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three Nights for Two Special Offer

Fort William

In one of the most dramatic settings of any UK hotel, Jane MacFarlane’s 18th-century-cum-Victorian mansion stands against a backdrop of woodland and mountain, overlooking Loch Shiel.
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Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - 'Winter RetrEAT' Special Offer

Seaham

Readers ‘felt they had done their very best to look after us’, after a week-long stay at this Georgian mansion.
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The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel - Spring Fling Special Offer

Abergavenny

‘Thank you for guiding me to this ideal hotel in the heart of the Welsh market town,’ writes a reader who chose William Griffiths’s family-run establishment for a celebratory 70th birthday stay this year.
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Cary Arms & Spa

Cary Arms & Spa - March 'Hot Deal' Special Offer

Babbacombe

Just above the beach, Lana de Savary’s hotel was newly built when Edward VII came by rowing boat for a Devonshire cream tea.
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Stoberry House

Stoberry House - Winter Four for Three Night Special Offer

Wells

‘Fabulous views’ over the cathedral and the Vale of Avalon to Glastonbury Tor await at Frances and Tim Meeres Young’s 18th-century coach house, run as a ‘faultless’ B&B.
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Best family friendly hotels

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Best family friendly hotels

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Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin & Bistro Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells

Close to the station, a hotel and restaurant inside a Grade II-listed 18th-century sandstone mansion. Intimate and clubby, there is an open fire in the bar, and Gallic-influenced dishes in the informal restaurant; alfresco dining on the terrace. Modern bedrooms (some overlooking Calverley Park) have plenty of perks: a capsule coffee machine, fluffy bathrobes, chic toiletries for indulgent bathing. Within walking distance of the Pantiles.
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel

Lincoln

On the site of the Roman Forum, this sleek Bailgate area hotel is ‘superbly’ located between cathedral and castle. Comfortable, compact bedrooms in the main building, modishly decorated in earthy hues, overlook the castle walls or have views of the medieval cathedral. Courtyard rooms are in the peaceful 250-year-old coach house, all conveniently on the ground floor, with parking just outside.
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Chatford House

Chatford House

Shrewsbury

Christine and Rupert Farmer offer guests a slice of the good life at their B&B on a small organic farm – and greet them with a piece of home-baked cake. Close to the Shropshire Way, the 18th-century farmhouse has cottage-style bedrooms full of spoiling touches: fresh flowers, magazines, and a regularly topped-up hospitality tray. In each, views of the pretty garden or towards the Wrekin.
  • child_friendly
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  • exceptional_value
  • eco-friendly
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Laurel Villa Townhouse

Laurel Villa Townhouse

Magherafelt

A shrine to Seamus Heaney, behind the bright red door of Eugene and Gerardine Kielt’s elegant villa, B&B guests will find an intriguing collection of books and memorabilia. Eugene Kielt, a Blue Badge guide, gives award-winning tours of the area, and reveals the landscapes and community that inspired the late Nobel prize-winning poet and playwright. Gerardine’s breakfasts (fresh fruit salad, a full Ulster, gourmet scones) are served in the wood-panelled dining room, beneath Heaney poems on scrolls.
  • garden
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  • parking
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  • historic
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • walking
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The Bull and Swan at Burghley

The Bull and Swan at Burghley

Stamford

In the late 17th century, the Honourable Order of Little Bedlam (an aristocratic drinking club) rampaged through this coaching inn – today an altogether more upstanding crowd come for the modern pub grub, cinema nights and the garden’s ‘pizza potting shed’ (open on warm-weather weekends). Characterful bedrooms mix vintage furnishings and modern conveniences. Some have exposed stones or feature wallpaper, perhaps an original fireplace, mullioned window.
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  • eco-friendly
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  • vegan-friendly
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The Duke of Richmond

The Duke of Richmond

St Peter Port

Above the town, this modern, family-friendly hotel in a 19th-century building overlooks a park, and has views as far as Herm and Sark. Bedrooms might be modern or traditional, with sea view or balcony. Complimentary sweet snacks are replenished all day; a range of loose-leaf teas is served for afternoon tea, in the conservatory or on the terrace. A safari theme runs wild in the striking Leopard bar.
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  • romantic
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  • gym
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Pairc an t-Srath

Pairc an t-Srath

Isle of Harris

On the west coast of Harris, Lena and Richard MacLennan’s small guest house overlooks Borve’s golden sand beach, and has views over the sound of Taransay. Simply and unfussily done, without compromising comfort. Harris tweed blankets drape the bed in the neat, wood-floored bedrooms; fresh flowers and shelves of books bring interest to a sitting room warmed by a peat fire. A surprising touch: a sauna in which to ease tired muscles after a day exploring the island.
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  • exceptional_value
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
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  • seaside
  • wildlife_watching
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Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Canterbury

Within an architect-designed complex, this contemporary hotel enjoys a ‘prime position’ in the ‘serene grounds’ of the UNESCO-designated World Heritage site. At breakfast in the busy refectory or on the terrace, a ‘small buffet’ and ‘well-served’ hot dishes lay heavenly foundations for the day. Guests have free admission to the cathedral and its precincts, and discounts at local restaurants, ‘many within easy walking distance’.
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  • weddings
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  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
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La Haule Manor

La Haule Manor

St Brelade

A Provençal air whirls through this white-painted Georgian manor house overlooking St Aubin’s Bay. Complimentary transfers are provided to and from the airport; a glass of bubbly on arrival sets a warm tone. The high-ceilinged sitting room has chandeliers and ornate furnishings. Many of the traditionally decorated bedrooms, each different, mix whites, creams and Louis XV-style pieces; some have broad sea views.Parasol-shaded loungers encircle the swimming pool. Free transport takes guests to a sister hotel for dinner.
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The City Gate

The City Gate

Exeter

Abutting the Roman city walls, this style-savvy red brick old coaching inn (Young’s Brewery) has a lively atmosphere. Inside, a host of interesting curios including a vintage sewing machine, a ship’s masthead, and splashes of colour lend a quirky yet unpretentious vibe. Microbrewed drinks and traditional pub classics are served all day in the buzzy restaurant. In balmy weather, diners spill on to the large beer garden. ‘Boutiquey’ bedrooms are themed (water, wool, cotton).
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Stocks Hotel

Stocks Hotel

Sark

An elegantly decorated Victorian country house hotel with bright bedrooms – some in a converted farmhouse or stables. The comfortable lounge has a wood-burning stove, a library stocked with books about Sark and the Channel Islands. A vast array of single malt whiskies awaits in the adjoining 18th-century Smugglers Bar (white-washed stone walls, oak beams). Carriage rides using the hotel’s own livery stables can be arranged.
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Glewstone Court

Glewstone Court

Ross-on-Wye

Smartly refashioned into a stylish modern country house hotel, a Grade II-listed Georgian manor in glorious Herefordshire countryside, just beyond the town.  Popular for weddings and special events, the family-run hotel has bedrooms with garden views, and a fine-dining restaurant.
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Warpool Court Hotel

Warpool Court Hotel

St Davids

Just an 8-minute walk from the city centre, a hotel in fifteen acres of Italianate gardens and peaceful, private coastal land. It has unsurpassed sea views, direct footpath access to the Pembrokeshire Coast and St Davids Peninsula Coastline, a tennis court and seasonal indoor pool. On display is a collection of listed hand-painted tiles, as well as original and limited edition works by local and internationally acclaimed artists.
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  • wi-fi
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The Belmont

The Belmont

Leicester

On leafy New Walk, this welcoming family-owned town hotel is formed from a row of Victorian residences. It is within easy reach of the city and station, the King Richard III Visitor Centre and the University.
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Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Wynnstay Hotel & Spa

Oswestry

In the town centre, a family owned hotel in a renovated and extended Georgian building, overlooking a historic Crown Bowling Green. Neat bedrooms have modern bathrooms. The old coaching house has been converted into a gym and spa with beauty treatments and a heated indoor pool. In a former grocer’s, Wilsons Bar & Restaurant has comfy booths, a courtyard garden and conservatory and Mediterranean dishes on the menu.
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Hotel Continental

Hotel Continental

Whitstable

A beachfront hotel within walking distance of the harbour and the high street. Some of the compact, light and simply decorated bedrooms have far-reaching views over the Thames Estuary (binoculars provided). Even closer to the shore, former fishermen’s stores on the sea wall have been converted into appealing self-contained units (some have steep stairs). Hearty breakfasts at the hotel are a short walk away. Fresh-from-the-sea oysters and mussels feature on the French-style brasserie menu.
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  • seaside
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Rudding Park

Rudding Park

Harrogate

In 300 acres of parkland originally laid out by landscape designer Humphry Repton, this welcoming and romantic Grade I listed Regency mansion comes with impressive modern facilities. There are two golf courses, a private cinema and an award-winning rooftop spa with saunas, steam rooms, an infinity pool and herb-infused treatments. Sleek accommodation ranges from suites (some with a private terrace) in contemporary wings, to cottages and lodges. Inspired by the seasons – creative dishes are ‘exceptionally good’ in the glass-sided spa restaurant, Horto. Vegetables, fruit and flowers come from the delightful kitchen garden; the hotel’s natural springs supply the water. In the glamorous Clocktower Restaurant and Bar, a 400-year-old Catalonian olive tree takes centre stage in the light-filled conservatory.  
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Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

Feversham Arms Hotel & Verbena Spa

Helmsley

In this picturesque market town, a much-extended, 19th-century coaching inn has been endowed with light and airy communal spaces, and a spa with revitalising heat treatments and an outdoor pool. The cosy lounge has a wood fire, plumped cushions on comfy sofas; books and board games. Bedrooms vary greatly in size and style. Suites in the main house have a sitting area or a separate sitting room; the smallest rooms face the street. Inspired by seasonal Yorkshire produce, à la carte menus are served in the high-ceilinged conservatory restaurant, Weathervane, or al fresco on the poolside terrace in summer months.
From £90 per night
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The Walnut Tree Inn

The Walnut Tree Inn

Northampton

Convenient for Silverstone, the hotel once served as a stopover for Victorian railway travellers: high speed trains still run along its front. The restaurant is popular for rib eye steaks and seasonal menus. Bedrooms are straightforward; breakfasts are tasty. Music and comedy events are regularly held. On the outskirts of Blisworth, 6 miles from Northampton,
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Morgans

Morgans

Swansea

In the heart of the maritime quarter, an imaginatively modernised hotel in a converted Regency Port Authority building (Grade II* listed). Featuring Welsh produce, the restaurant is in an impressive former boardroom on the first floor (it is open to non-residents from Wednesday evening through to Sunday lunch). Catch major sporting events on the large screen in Morgan’s bar while enjoying a chilled beer, classic cocktail or wines from around the world. The Champagne bar is a sophisticated alternative. Some of the well-equipped modern bedrooms are across a small side road in The Townhouse.  
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The Relish

The Relish

Folkestone

Guests are welcomed with a glass of wine or beer at this relaxed B&B which has direct access to the private, 4-acre August Gardens. Complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks and home-made cake are available throughout the day. The grand, cream-painted 1850s merchant’s house is furnished in a clean-lined, contemporary style.
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St Davids Cross Hotel

St Davids Cross Hotel

St Davids

Opposite the stone cross on the square, a relaxed, cosy and dog friendly hotel in a well-maintained garden. Comforting dishes in the intimate dining room use locally sourced produce; the bar has an extensive cocktail menu.
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The Roseate

The Roseate

Reading

By Forbury Gardens, striking design meets civic grandeur in a grand brick-built building (formerly The Forbury hotel, and County Hall offices). Opulently restored by India-based hotel group Roseate Hotels & Resorts, an impressive chandelier trails down; plush fabrics and ritzy wallpaper add glamour. In luxurious bedrooms there is fine bedding, original artwork, and state-of-the-art lighting and audio systems. Cerise restaurant is for sophisticated dining. Soothing treatments await in Aheli spa. Reading rail station is a 5-minute walk away.
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Buckingham’s Hotel

Buckingham’s Hotel

Chesterfield

In the city known for its crooked spire, Nick and Tina Buckingham have created an unusual hotel/restaurant. It is managed by their daughters, Vicci and Emma; son Will is the co-chef. So it is a real family enteprise.
From £70 per night
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The Bull Hotel

The Bull Hotel

Bridport

In the centre of this bustling market town, a family-friendly (Fullers) hotel in a handsome Grade II listed former coaching inn. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, menus include moules frites and steak frites. Quirky rooms have bold wallpaper. The flower-filled courtyard garden is ideal for sunny days and balmy nights. https://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/the-bull-dorset.en-gb.html?aid=311076
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Last updated: July 23, 2019