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
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Top hotels for Autumn breaks

Top hotels for Autumn breaks

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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - 'Save over £100' Special Offer

Bowness-on-Windermere

With glorious views of Windermere and seven acres of spectacular grounds, this guest house feels more like a country house hotel, complete with wood panelling and ornate ceilings.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • guest_house
  • disabled_facilities
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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 Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Winter Snuggler Special Offer from £90 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
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
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Star Castle

Star Castle - Autumn full board Special Offer

St Mary's

The Francis family’s charismatic hotel, with many historic features, continues to please regulars, mainly for its ‘superb’ hilltop location, genial service and tip-top seafood.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • for_wine-lovers
  • foodie
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Soar Mill Cove Hotel

Soar Mill Cove Hotel - Midweek Special Offer

Salcombe

It's all about the sublime seaside setting at Keith Makepeace's family-centric, dog-friendly hotel with 'amazing views to take your breath away'.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
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The Nare

The Nare - Christmas Cards Special Offer

Veryan-in-Roseland

‘The Nare’s description of itself as “the country house hotel by the sea” sums it up nicely.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Escape to the Country' 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
  • wi-fi
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • parking
  • for_wine-lovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
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Corse Lawn House

Corse Lawn House

Corse Lawn

Pink without and peachy within, this Queen Anne-style mansion, in a rural hamlet with views to the Malvern hills, has been owned by the Hine family since 1978.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • country_house
  • boutique
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Knockinaam Lodge

Knockinaam Lodge

Portpatrick

‘A stiff walk from Portpatrick along the cliffs’ brings you to Sian and David Ibbotson’s Victorian hunting lodge overlooking the Irish Sea.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • view
  • seaside
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • fishing
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • child_friendly
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
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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
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • golf
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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
  • great_breakfast
  • walking
  • foodie
  • parking
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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
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
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The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

The Three Chimneys and The House Over-By

Isle of Skye

In the remote north of Skye, a whitewashed stone crofter’s cottage overlooking Loch Dunvegan, with views to the peaks of Harris and North Uist, is home to an ambitious restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • eco-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • seaside
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • weddings
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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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
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wine
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
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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
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • boutique
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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
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • boutique
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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
  • historic
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • spa
  • great_breakfast
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
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Hipping Hall

Hipping Hall

Kirkby Lonsdale

Between the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District – and just ten minutes from the M6 – Hipping Hall is a surprising foodie find with understated but luxurious bedrooms, a relaxed atmosphere and restful views.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • disabled_facilities
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • historic
  • honeymoon

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Last updated: November 30, 2020