Editor’s choice: 2016 Hotels for Walking

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our top choice of the best hotels for walking are set in some of the uk’s most stunning landscapes. dedicated ramblers or hotel guests who like an occasional stroll can choose from our editor’s choice of the top 10 luxury hotels for walking.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Hotels for Walking

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Pen-y-Dyffryn

Pen-y-Dyffryn

Oswestry

We never want for glowing reports of this dog-friendly former Georgian rectory, ‘set in a secluded and beautiful valley’, with views to the Welsh hills.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • guest_house
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Titchwell Manor

Titchwell Manor

Brancaster

With views to the north Norfolk coast and the reed beds and lagoons of Titchwell Marsh RSPB nature reserve nearby, this characterful family-friendly, dog-friendly hotel is set in a Victorian farmhouse.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • foodie
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Howtown Hotel

Howtown Hotel

Penrith

Guests were ’intrigued by the old-style hospitality’ of this Ullswater institution, a creeper-covered lakeside farmhouse that maintains the traditions of a bygone age.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • guest_house
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall

Buxton

In a beautiful setting in the Peak District, this historic country house offers a homely atmosphere and excellent value for money, which draw guests back year after year.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • historic
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Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

With views to the sheep-dotted fields and hills across the Peak District's Hope valley, a peaceful garden, breakfast feasts and large, pretty bedrooms, it’s no surprise Underleigh wins so much praise.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • ecofriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • cycling
  • dog_friendly
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel

Fort William

Peacefully set beside Loch Shiel, opposite the Glenfinnan Monument and with distant views of Ben Nevis, this handsome country house with tartan fabrics and four-poster bedrooms is a great Highland hideaway.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • weddings
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Boskerris Hotel

Boskerris Hotel

St Ives

Panoramic views over the blue waters and Blue Flag beach of Carbis Bay, a cream tea on the terrace, friendly service . . . Although there has been change afoot at this boutique hotel, the good things remain.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point

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Last updated: December 12, 2016