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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor - Classic British Escape

East Grinstead

‘Every comfort is anticipated’ at this ‘classy, tasteful’ Elizabethan manor house, from the garden flowers in the public rooms to ‘the most extensive cheese trolley we’d ever seen’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Winter Breaks in Rutland

Hambleton

‘Tim and Stefa Hart’s country house hotel is consistently outstanding, with service I have yet to see bettered: courteous, attentive, unintrusive. And Aaron Patterson’s Michelin-starred cooking never fails.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • activities
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Winter Sale Jan-Feb

Lewdown

‘It’s up there with the top hotels we’ve stayed at,’ writes a reader this year of Sue and James Murray’s romantic rebuild of a Jacobean manor house, surrounded by parkland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • disabled
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Taste of Chewton Glen Special Offer

New Milton

‘Superb’, ‘excellent’, ‘impressive’, ‘delightful’ – on the edge of the New Forest, this model of a country house hotel and spa is on top form, having celebrated its golden anniversary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Tailor make the break of your choice

York

‘A cheerful, likeable hotel’, this William and Mary mansion stands in Italianate parkland, with easy access to the city centre.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

For ‘exceptional service’, a scandalous history, and rich views of the Thames, you’d be hard pressed to better this extensively restored Italianate mansion.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
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Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall - Pre-Christmas Escape

Llyswen

Deep in the Wye valley, this privately owned 17th-century manor house stands in ‘a great atmosphere of peace’, overlooking green meadows leading to the river.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
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Hipping Hall

Hipping Hall - The Dales Escape Two-night break

Cowan Bridge

In green grounds at the foot of Gragareth, this ‘friendly, unstuffy’ hotel makes a cushy base for travellers exploring the Yorkshire Dales and the southern Lakes.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • gourmet
  • wine
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Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House - Indulgence Afternoon Offer

Windermere

‘Nothing compares to this special place,’ says a Guide reader in 2017 after a return visit to the Cunliffe family’s glamorous country house hotel.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
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Judges

Judges - Winter Special Offer

Yarm

‘It’s the little touches’ that make the Downs family’s Victorian country house a ‘lovely, charming place’, confirm Guide readers in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

A Victorian remodelling of an 18th-century inn, this stone mansion stands tall in a ‘beautiful situation’, with lawns stretching to the loch, and views of Ben Nevis.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
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Forest Side

Forest Side

Grasmere

A Victorian Gothic confection of gables, chimneys and battlements, this gentleman’s residence and one-time walkers’ hostel has been given a dazzling makeover in ‘fabulous’ modern–rustic style.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • wine
  • disabled
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Marlfield House

Marlfield House - Two Night Break Special Offer

Gorey

In woodland and extensive formal gardens, the Bowe family’s ‘beautiful’ Regency-style mansion has been providing ‘prompt and attentive service’ for more than 35 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • wine
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Winter Warmer Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

‘Croquet on the lawn is a must’ at this honey-stone former rectory surrounded by ‘beautiful, magical’ gardens – but that’s not all of it.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • parking
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Culdearn House

Culdearn House - Autumn Break Special Offer

Grantown-on-Spey

There’s plenty of good walking around this converted Speyside villa – and plenty of whisky to warm the cockles at the end of a long day.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
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Boath House

Boath House - January/February & Valentine Week's special offer

Auldearn

There are whisky and castle trails to strike out on, but begin, perhaps, with a stroll around the Matheson family’s ‘lovely’ mansion – ‘the grounds are wonderful,’ say Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • spa
  • b&b
  • disabled
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Douneside House

Douneside House - Culinary Experience

Tarland

Find a spot for quiet contemplation, as did Guide readers this year, in the expertly maintained gardens or graceful public rooms of this ‘lovely place’ on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
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Kinloch House

Kinloch House

Blairgowrie

‘Guests’ comfort is prioritised’ at the Allen family’s Victorian country house hotel, which stands in parkland, gazing over Highland cattle and gently rolling hills.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house

More best country house hotels

Best country house hotels

Best country house hotels

1
Special offer
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor - Classic British Escape

East Grinstead

‘Every comfort is anticipated’ at this ‘classy, tasteful’ Elizabethan manor house, from the garden flowers in the public rooms to ‘the most extensive cheese trolley we’d ever seen’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
2
Special offer
Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - Winter Breaks in Rutland

Hambleton

‘Tim and Stefa Hart’s country house hotel is consistently outstanding, with service I have yet to see bettered: courteous, attentive, unintrusive. And Aaron Patterson’s Michelin-starred cooking never fails.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • activities
3
Special offer
Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Winter Sale Jan-Feb

Lewdown

‘It’s up there with the top hotels we’ve stayed at,’ writes a reader this year of Sue and James Murray’s romantic rebuild of a Jacobean manor house, surrounded by parkland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • disabled
Upgrade voucher
4
Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - Taste of Chewton Glen Special Offer

New Milton

‘Superb’, ‘excellent’, ‘impressive’, ‘delightful’ – on the edge of the New Forest, this model of a country house hotel and spa is on top form, having celebrated its golden anniversary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
5
Special offer
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Tailor make the break of your choice

York

‘A cheerful, likeable hotel’, this William and Mary mansion stands in Italianate parkland, with easy access to the city centre.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • disabled
6
Special offer
Marlfield House

Marlfield House - Two Night Break Special Offer

Gorey

In woodland and extensive formal gardens, the Bowe family’s ‘beautiful’ Regency-style mansion has been providing ‘prompt and attentive service’ for more than 35 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • wine
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
7
Special offer
Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - Winter Warmer Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

‘Croquet on the lawn is a must’ at this honey-stone former rectory surrounded by ‘beautiful, magical’ gardens – but that’s not all of it.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • parking
Upgrade voucher
8
Special offer
Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

For ‘exceptional service’, a scandalous history, and rich views of the Thames, you’d be hard pressed to better this extensively restored Italianate mansion.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
Upgrade voucher
9
Special offer
Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall - Pre-Christmas Escape

Llyswen

Deep in the Wye valley, this privately owned 17th-century manor house stands in ‘a great atmosphere of peace’, overlooking green meadows leading to the river.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
10
Special offer
Hipping Hall

Hipping Hall - The Dales Escape Two-night break

Cowan Bridge

In green grounds at the foot of Gragareth, this ‘friendly, unstuffy’ hotel makes a cushy base for travellers exploring the Yorkshire Dales and the southern Lakes.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • gourmet
  • wine
10% discount voucher
11
Special offer
Gilpin Hotel and Lake House

Gilpin Hotel and Lake House - Indulgence Afternoon Offer

Windermere

‘Nothing compares to this special place,’ says a Guide reader in 2017 after a return visit to the Cunliffe family’s glamorous country house hotel.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
Upgrade voucher
12
Special offer
Culdearn House

Culdearn House - Autumn Break Special Offer

Grantown-on-Spey

There’s plenty of good walking around this converted Speyside villa – and plenty of whisky to warm the cockles at the end of a long day.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
13
Special offer
Boath House

Boath House - January/February & Valentine Week's special offer

Auldearn

There are whisky and castle trails to strike out on, but begin, perhaps, with a stroll around the Matheson family’s ‘lovely’ mansion – ‘the grounds are wonderful,’ say Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • spa
  • b&b
  • disabled
14
Special offer
Judges

Judges - Winter Special Offer

Yarm

‘It’s the little touches’ that make the Downs family’s Victorian country house a ‘lovely, charming place’, confirm Guide readers in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
15
Special offer
Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

A Victorian remodelling of an 18th-century inn, this stone mansion stands tall in a ‘beautiful situation’, with lawns stretching to the loch, and views of Ben Nevis.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
10% discount voucher
16
Special offer
Forest Side

Forest Side

Grasmere

A Victorian Gothic confection of gables, chimneys and battlements, this gentleman’s residence and one-time walkers’ hostel has been given a dazzling makeover in ‘fabulous’ modern–rustic style.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • wine
  • disabled
17
Special offer
Douneside House

Douneside House - Culinary Experience

Tarland

Find a spot for quiet contemplation, as did Guide readers this year, in the expertly maintained gardens or graceful public rooms of this ‘lovely place’ on the edge of the Cairngorms national park.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
18
Farlam Hall

Farlam Hall

Brampton

‘A quintessential country house hotel.’ The Quinion family’s creeper-covered manor house in mature grounds ‘combines the familiar features and decor of an earlier age with exceptional service’, writes a Guide reader, a frequent guest, in 2017.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
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The Pig at Combe

The Pig at Combe

Gittisham

‘There is much to like and laugh about’ at this utterly transformed Grade I listed Elizabethan manor house, in a ‘glorious setting’ in the Otter valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • dog_friendly
  • british
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Northcote

Northcote

Langho

In the rural Ribble valley, this extended Victorian manor house has basked in Michelin stardom under chef/co-owner Nigel Haworth for more than 20 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • cooking_school
  • disabled
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Plumber Manor

Plumber Manor

Sturminster Newton

Richard and Brian Prideaux-Brune, with Richard’s wife, Alison, run their Jacobean ancestral home as a characterful – some say eccentric – hotel where guests are ‘cosseted and cared for’ by ‘charming staff’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • disabled
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The Priory

The Priory

Wareham

‘The setting, ambience and gardens are possibly the most attractive of any hotel we’ve stayed in, anywhere,’ writes a Guide reader this year of the Turner family’s country hotel, in a 16th-century priory on the River Frome.
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • view
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Gliffaes

Gliffaes

Crickhowell

‘Timeless standards of comfort’ keep guests coming back to this Italianate mansion ‘in a wonderful position’ on the River Usk.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
  • activities
  • disabled
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Bodysgallen Hall & Spa

Bodysgallen Hall & Spa

Llandudno

‘A lovely old house’, this historic mansion on the slopes of Pydew mountain has glorious views of Snowdonia.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • disabled
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The Lake

The Lake

Llangammarch Wells

Approached via quiet lanes bordered by hedgerows and dark-limbed trees, Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s Victorian hunting lodge-turned-country house hotel stands in extensive grounds stretching to a lake on the River Irfon.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
  • disabled
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