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The Queensberry

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Bath

Close to the Assembly Rooms and other Bath glories, in ‘an unsurpassed situation’ yet ‘so quiet’, Laurence and Helen Beere’s hotel is smart and getting smarter, with bedrooms and bathrooms receiving a designer make-over
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Treglos Hotel

Treglos Hotel - Four-night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Constantine Bay

The Barlows were not present to welcome Mrs Simpson, who stayed here when Edward VIII visited Cornwall – their family has run the place for only 50 years.
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Summer Breaks in Rutland

Hambleton

‘Perfection to the very last detail,’ writes a reader this year, of Tim and Stefa Hart’s hotel with landscaped gardens stretching down to Rutland Water.
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Autumn Escape Special Offer

Lewdown

‘Can only talk in superlatives,’ writes a reader this year of Sue and James Murray’s historic manor house.
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The Capital

The Capital - Weekend special offer

London

With its classic red brick facade, smartly suited doormen and Knightsbridge location, the hotel has offered the same ‘splendid’ intimate hospitality for almost half a century.
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Special Offer

New Milton

After more than 50 years, this country house hotel and spa on the edge of the New Forest still sets the standard for luxury.
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The Rose and Crown

The Rose and Crown - Autumn Escape Special Offer

Romaldkirk

In a ‘beautiful setting’, beside the Saxon church in a ‘picturesque’ North Pennines village, Cheryl and Thomas Robinson’s 18th-century inn is ‘an absolute gem’.
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  • gastropub
  • activities
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Star Castle

Star Castle - 10% discount all year

St Mary’s

‘High standards are maintained,’ writes a devoted fan, following a New Year stay at the Francis family’s hotel, forged from a 16th-century fortification.
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

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Salcombe

‘We couldn’t have enjoyed it more or been more welcome,’ write trusted Guide correspondents this year, after dropping by at Keith Makepeace’s long-established, family-run hotel with views across National Trust coastline to the open sea.
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Tyddyn Llan

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Llandrillo

‘One comes for the food, and it doesn’t disappoint,’ reports a trusted Guide reader after a 2018 visit to Susan and Bryan Webb’s Michelin-starred restaurant-with-rooms in a ‘peaceful rural location’.
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The Airds Hotel

The Airds Hotel - 15% Discount Luxury Autumn Break Special Offer

Port Appin

‘Highly, highly recommended. We shall return.’ Much praise from a reader for this ‘wonderful little boutique hotel’ with ‘delightful’ views across Loch Linnhe and the Morvern mountains.
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Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge - Gourmet Weekend Special Offer - 23rd & 24th November 2018

Portpatrick

In the lea of the cliffs, overlooking a private beach on the rugged Galloway coast, Sian and David Ibbotson’s Victorian hunting lodge offers a great sense of escape.
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The Nare

The Nare - Cornish Coastal Walking Special Offer

Veryan-in-roseland

‘Old-fashioned in all the best ways’, ‘a Cornish jewel’, ‘a real joy – almost a privilege – to stay there’; complements rained down from trusted readers after visits to Toby Ashworth’s hotel on the Roseland Peninsula.
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  • seaside
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

Having hosted everyone from Chaplin to Churchill, this ‘superbly refurbished’ Italianate mansion seduces visitors with the prospect of ‘luxurious country house living’.
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Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall - Autumn Gold Package Special Offer

Llyswen

A romantic Jacobean mansion, first opened as a hotel in 1990 by the late Sir Bernard Ashley, remains home to his ‘fabulous collection of paintings, sculptures and antiques’.
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The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge - 2 nights for the price of 1

Huntingdon

On the banks of the River Ouse, Julia and John Hoskins’s ivy-covered town house hotel impressed trusted readers, who enjoyed the buzz created by locals ‘chatting over drinks’ in the ‘casual, cosy setting’ of the bar.
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Castleman

Castleman - Midweek Special Offer

‘Set in a period property, this hotel pampers its clients like friends, and captures an age of country house hospitality,’ write readers this year, of Barbara Garnsworthy’s former dower house in a feudal village.
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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Great Value Autumn Breaks

Aberdyfi

The Cave family’s holiday hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay is ‘very much family orientated, and the facilities are excellent – indoor pool, putting green, games room, beach across the road.’
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - £60 Per Room Sunday Night 'Stretch the Weekend' Special Offer

Snettisham

Across from the cricket pitch, Jeannette and Anthony Goodrich’s ‘delightful’ 14th-century whitewashed pub has open fires, low beams, roses round the door.
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  • seaside
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Widbrook Grange

Widbrook Grange - £199 per room Sunday Special Offer

Bradford-on-avon

A sheep made out of scrap metal and spark plugs, 'old farm vehicles and delivery floats' are part of the fun at Jane and Peter Wragg's Georgian farmhouse that gains a full Guide entry this year.
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Judges

Judges - Summer/Autumn Special Offer

Yarm

‘Wonderful. Ten out of ten,’ writes a delighted reader in 2018, of this Victorian retreat.
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

Built for a veteran of Culloden and remodelled in Victorian times, Jane MacFarlane’s stone mansion stands in a breathtaking situation on the shores of Loch Shiel, with views of Ben Nevis and the Glenfinnan Monument.
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Trigony House

Trigony House - Two night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Thornhill

In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
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The Crown

The Crown - October D, B&B from £165 Special Offer

Stoke By Nayland

In the Stour valley, close to the Essex border, Richard Sunderland’s pub-with-rooms stands in the ‘village centre, surrounded by landscaped gardens, with views over lovely countryside’.
From £145 per night
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Midweek Special Offer

Penrith

An easy-going atmosphere and oodles of character filter through Charles Lowther’s dramatic ancestral home.
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More best family friendly hotels

Best family friendly hotels

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Best family friendly hotels

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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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  • outdoor_pool
  • wi-fi
  • garden
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  • dog_friendly
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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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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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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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The Bijou

The Bijou

Harrogate

Within easy walking distance of the town centre and railway station, this small B&B in a Victorian villa tempts with an honesty bar, pleasant front garden; private parking is an added bonus.
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The Keep

The Keep

Yeovil

A smart, well-appointed B&B situated in the heart of town. A Continental breakfast is served in a contemporary dining area, or may be taken in the room.
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  • wi-fi
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Guildford Harbour Hotel,

Guildford Harbour Hotel,

Guildford

In the thick of things, a large, modern hotel on the cobbled high street. Public spaces are vibrantly furnished or bright with colourful prints. Food and drink is available throughout the day; HarSpa has a whirlpool, sauna, steam room and small open-air heated pool.
  • wi-fi
  • outdoor_pool
  • spa
  • child_friendly
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Number Four Boutique Hotel

Number Four Boutique Hotel

Portsmouth

A short walk from Portsmouth City Centre and the seafront, this stylish hotel has elegantly decorated bedrooms, and a lounge bar run by obliging and friendly staff. Part of the Mercer Collection.
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  • wi-fi
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Jurys Inn Nottingham

Jurys Inn Nottingham

Nottingham

A well-managed chain hotel in a good location, convenient for the shops, station and the Trent Bridge cricket ground. Impeccable rooms have excellent beds and open storage. Paid parking nearby.
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  • gym
  • child_friendly
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The Admiral of the Humber

The Admiral of the Humber

1 Anlaby Road

Handy for the train station, a modern Wethersppon pub with 22 large, comfortable rooms and an inviting rooftop terrace for sunny days. Food and drink can be ordered via the Wetherspoon app.
  • wi-fi
  • child_friendly
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St Martins Lodge

St Martins Lodge

In the historic quarter, adjacent to the King Richard llI Visitor Centre. a beautifully renovated Grade II listed Georgian building, decorated in greys, monochrome patterns, pastel pink. Many bedrooms offer unrestricted views of Leicester Cathedral; breakfast is in a room overlooking the peaceful gardens.0116 261 5200
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  • child_friendly
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Castle Farmhouse

Castle Farmhouse

Leicester

Next to the 15th-century castle, a hospitable owner and friendly pets provide the warmest of welcomes at this small B&B in a village seven miles W of Leicester. There are two homely bedrooms, a guest lounge, an outdoor pool and a gym.
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The Pilgrim’s Progress

The Pilgrim’s Progress

Bedford

A friendly Wetherspoon pub in a handsome building right In the centre of town. Bedrooms are comfortable and well-equipped, with modern bathrooms. Food and drinks may be ordered via the Wethersppon app, and there are plenty of places to sit inside, plus a terrace and garden for alfresco dining.
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  • child_friendly
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The Embankment

The Embankment

Bedford

An informal hotel in a renovated black-and-white Victorian building on The Embankment, with fine views out over the River Great Ouse. Rooms are prettily decorated with touches of floral fabrics and wallpaper. Throughout the day, a wide range of food is served in the homely public spaces.
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  • child_friendly
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The Hopping Hare

The Hopping Hare

Northampton

Standing grandly over more recent housing development, this brick-built former manor house is two miles outside the town. The family-owned hotel includes a destination restaurant, a stylish bar, fireside sofas and intimate spaces for drinking and dining. Bright jewel colours run through to pleasing bedrooms.
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  • child_friendly

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