Top hotels for Autumn breaks

The leaves are turning and there’s a distinct crispness in the air when you wake up in the morning - Autumn has to be one of the most beautiful times of the year in the UK and an idyllic time to escape on a mini break outside of the school holidays. So here are some of our most beautiful hotels to visit this autumn..
The autumn foliage is amazing at the Cottage in the Wood, Cumbria

Top hotels for Autumn breaks

Top hotels for Autumn breaks

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Special offer
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - 'Save over £100' Special Offer

Bowness-on-Windermere

‘The Kennedys certainly know how to welcome their guests and to make every minute special,’ report visitors staying for lunch this year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • great_breakfast
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Special offer
Chewton Glen

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

New Milton

‘My four-year-old loves Chewton as much as I do, it’s always a struggle to leave.’ ‘We stayed to celebrate our 50th wedding anniversary, and it exceeded expectations.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • 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
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • baby-friendly
  • horse_riding
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
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Special offer
The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Autumn Escape Special Offer from £95 per person per night

Barnard Castle

Guide readers and their dogs love this village inn, with panelled dining room and a beamed locals bar warmed by a big open fire.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wildlife_watching
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • electric_charging_point
  • electric_charging_point
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Special offer
Star Castle

Star Castle - Autumn full board Special Offer

St Mary's

With ‘epic’ views across to Tresco and Bryher, the Francis family’s ‘really good hotel’ combines ‘a great setting’ with ‘fabulous historic features’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • wi-fi
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Special offer
Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Midweek 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.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
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Special offer
Killiecrankie Hotel

Killiecrankie Hotel - '30% off Third Night' Special Offer

Pitlochry

Standing in wooded grounds in the wooded Pass of Killicrankie, this former dower house is today a family-friendly country house hotel, run by owner Henrietta Ferguson.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Special offer
The Nare

The Nare - Four night Autumn Break Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The views are glorious,’ writes a Guide regular, after a visit to Toby Ashworth’s hotel above Carne Beach. ‘Each night I fell asleep to the sound of waves.’
  • 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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Special offer
Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Paddle to the Pub' Special Offer

Beaulieu

Wigeon and teal are arriving now to overwinter on the shining expanse of the Beaulieu River, in front of this Arts and Crafts-style Victorian hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • for_wine-lovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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Corse Lawn House

Corse Lawn House

Corse Lawn

‘Little has changed’ at this ‘beautifully maintained and furnished’ pink brick Queen Anne mansion. Guests on a return visit after many years likened it to a wonderful 'time warp'.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
10
Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge

Portpatrick

‘A very special place,’ say guests in 2019, of Sian and David Ibbotson’s Victorian hunting lodge overlooking the Irish Sea. ‘The accommodating hosts went out of their way, more than once, to ensure we had a terrific time.’
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • fishing
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
25% voucher
11
The Hare and Hounds

The Hare and Hounds

Tetbury

There is nowhere better in Britain to see spectacular autumn colour than at the National Arboretum, Westonbirt, a stroll from this Cotswold hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
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Kinloch Lodge

Kinloch Lodge

Sleat

Stalking, fishing and foraging with the aid of a ghillie are all laid on at Lord and Lady Macdonald’s former hunting lodge on the shores of Loch Na Dal.
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • garden
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • seaside
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • child_friendly
  • with_cooking_school
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • great_breakfast
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

In a small Peak District village, James Moffett’s ancient manor house is run as a hotel in a spirit of generosity, with complimentary drinks on arrival, and a packed lunch for walker, cyclist or angler.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • wi-fi
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Hipping Hall

Hipping Hall

Kirkby Lonsdale

In the Lune valley, between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, this ‘comfortable hotel with modern, well-appointed bedrooms’ was Andrew Wildsmith’s first foray into the hospitality field.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • disabled_facilities
  • wildlife_watching
15
The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

Dunvegan

Lang may the lums reek at this remote restaurant-with-rooms on the shores of Loch Dunvegan. After 34 years, Shirley and Eddie Spear have moved on, but all is well.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • eco-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • seaside
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • weddings
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The Cottage in the Wood

The Cottage in the Wood

Braithwaite

Autumn is a glorious time to visit Liam and Kath Berney’s restaurant-with-rooms on Whinlatter Pass, in England’s only true mountain forest.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Hunter wellies wait by the door at Olga Polizzi’s dog-friendly ducal fishing lodge in parkland laid out by Humphry Repton, with the River Tamar running through.
  • 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 Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms

Thorpe Market

Close to the bracing North Norfolk coast, this dog-friendly pub-with-rooms is a showcase for owner Ivor Braka’s art collection, including works by the likes of Lucian Freud, Tracey Emin and Damien Hirst.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wi-fi
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The Pig at Bridge Place

The Pig at Bridge Place

Canterbury

Take tea in a panelled bar with a log burner and deep, plush sofas, or cosy up in the snug or study, at this Grade I listed mansion, built in 1701, in a village close to Canterbury.
  • child_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • historic
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • spa
  • great_breakfast
  • wheelchair_accessible

So here are some of our most beautiful hotels to visit this autumn.

Last updated: September 24, 2020