Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

2019 Editor's Choice Eco-friendly Hotels

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

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Argyll Hotel

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Isle of Iona

Iona Sound, frescoed with gently bobbing boats, provides a tranquil outlook for the row of crofters’ cottages that form this ‘amazing little hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
  • wi-fi
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The Grove

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Narberth

Behind mature trees in 26 acres of gardens and meadows overlooking the Preseli hills, this whitewashed 18th-century mansion offers a ‘bucolic setting with that “away from it all” feeling’, reports a reader after this year’s visit.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
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Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Nights

Camelford

‘Simply outstanding, bordering on the spectacular,’ writes a regular visitor to this Victorian former rectory with views of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi
  • golf
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The Old Rectory Hotel

The Old Rectory Hotel

Martinhoe

‘It’s clear why so many guests return again and again.’ Huw Rees and Sam Prosser’s converted Georgian rectory, in large, well-maintained grounds, ‘is a haven of rural peace within easy reach of Exmoor and the sea’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

‘Log fires were burning in the bar and residents’ lounge when we arrived on a miserable day,’ write readers this year, of a visit to Nick and Nikki Horne’s ‘very efficiently run’ hotel on the Loch Linnhe shoreline.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
  • honeymoon
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Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

A 19th-century cottage and barn combine as one exceptional B&B on private land within the Peak District national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

While families whoop it up at sister hotel Bedruthan (previous entry), grown-ups enjoy the serenity at this adults-only hotel and spa.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • parking
8
Battlesteads

Battlesteads

Hexham

Dee and Richard Slade’s hybrid of pub and hotel in the empty reaches of Northumberland again reached for the stars with its unique blend of sustainable hospitality and astronomy.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
9
Coes Faen

Coes Faen

Barmouth

‘The name means “leg of stone”,’ a Guide inspector tells us – a reference to the rocks on and over which this ‘fabulous, ultra-modern’ B&B is built.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • b&b
25% voucher
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The Zetter

The Zetter

London

Handy for the Square Mile and the West End, this hip hotel conversion of a Victorian warehouse, in its 15th year, is on its best form yet.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
25% voucher

2018 Editor's Choice Eco-friendly Hotels

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

1
Special offer
Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel - Three Night 25% Discount Special Offer

Isle of Iona

Iona Sound, frescoed with gently bobbing boats, provides a tranquil outlook for the row of crofters’ cottages that form this ‘amazing little hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
  • wi-fi
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La Sablonnerie

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Little Sark

A horse-drawn carriage brings guests to this rose-covered, 16th-century farmhouse on a car-free island.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • tennis
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
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The Traddock

The Traddock

Austwick

‘One of my favourites.’ ‘Deserves a glowing account.’ Readers are full of praise for the Reynolds family’s dog-friendly, people-friendly hotel in the Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
4
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Cedar Manor

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Windermere

‘We arrived hungry and tired, and came away feeling relaxed, recharged and utterly spoiled.’ Visitors celebrating a special occasion in 2018 at Caroline and Jonathan Kaye’s ‘impressive’ small hotel ‘felt welcome from the moment we walked in’.
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • country_house
  • wi-fi
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Strattons

Strattons

Swaffham

Les and Vanessa Scott’s playful, Palladian-style house is all comfort and bonhomie.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • walking
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The Old Rectory Hotel

The Old Rectory Hotel

Martinhoe

‘It’s clear why so many guests return again and again.’ Huw Rees and Sam Prosser’s converted Georgian rectory, in large, well-maintained grounds, ‘is a haven of rural peace within easy reach of Exmoor and the sea’.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
7
The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

‘Log fires were burning in the bar and residents’ lounge when we arrived on a miserable day,’ write readers this year, of a visit to Nick and Nikki Horne’s ‘very efficiently run’ hotel on the Loch Linnhe shoreline.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • wi-fi
  • honeymoon
8
Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

A 19th-century cottage and barn combine as one exceptional B&B on private land within the Peak District national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
9
The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

While families whoop it up at sister hotel Bedruthan (previous entry), grown-ups enjoy the serenity at this adults-only hotel and spa.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • parking
10
Battlesteads

Battlesteads

Hexham

Dee and Richard Slade’s hybrid of pub and hotel in the empty reaches of Northumberland again reached for the stars with its unique blend of sustainable hospitality and astronomy.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi

2017 Editor's Choice Eco-friendly Hotels

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

1
Special offer
Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel - Three Night 25% Discount Special Offer

Isle of Iona

Iona Sound, frescoed with gently bobbing boats, provides a tranquil outlook for the row of crofters’ cottages that form this ‘amazing little hotel’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
2
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The White House

The White House

Herm

Visitors are not spoilt for choice of places to stay on this tiny, car-free island – they’re just spoilt at the island’s best and only hotel
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
10% discount voucher
3
Special offer
Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Nights

Camelford

‘Simply outstanding, bordering on the spectacular,’ writes a regular visitor to this Victorian former rectory with views of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi
  • golf
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
4
Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

A 19th-century cottage and barn combine as one exceptional B&B on private land within the Peak District national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
5
The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

‘What a super place to stay for tackling some of the Coastal Path; it ticks all possible boxes,’ writes a Guide inspector in 2018 of Sally and Chris Searle’s historic B&B.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
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Bingham

Bingham

Richmond-upon-thames

Tourists should ‘forget fancy London hotels’, say readers, and instead head out to Ruth and Samantha Trinder’s hotel close to Richmond Park, with tranquil riverside garden and terrace.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • historic
25% voucher
7
The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

While families whoop it up at sister hotel Bedruthan (previous entry), grown-ups enjoy the serenity at this adults-only hotel and spa.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • parking
8
Battlesteads

Battlesteads

Hexham

Dee and Richard Slade’s hybrid of pub and hotel in the empty reaches of Northumberland again reached for the stars with its unique blend of sustainable hospitality and astronomy.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
9
The Zetter

The Zetter

London

Handy for the Square Mile and the West End, this hip hotel conversion of a Victorian warehouse, in its 15th year, is on its best form yet.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
25% voucher
10
The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Dolfor

Amid sheep-dotted fields, this red brick Victorian vicarage is run as a ‘heart-warming’ rural guest house. Helen and Tim Withers are liked for their ‘friendly efficiency’ and ‘dedication to quality’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • guest_house
  • wi-fi
  • fishing

Hotels chosen in 2016

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

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The Green Park

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Pitlochry

‘From the moment you pull up at this beautiful hotel, you are treated like royalty,’ writes a reader on a return visit to this Victorian country house on the shores of Loch Faskally.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
  • walking
  • wine
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

We hear a perennial chorus of approval from fans of Wendy and Simon Bennett’s family-friendly Victorian fantasy castle in the Eden valley, between Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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Y Goeden Eirin

Y Goeden Eirin

Dolydd

Expect a thoroughly ‘warm’ ‘croeso’ at Eluned Rowlands’s B&B on the edge of Snowdonia. Welsh is the lingua franca of this converted cowshed, which is imbued with local culture and heritage.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • b&b
  • parking
  • wi-fi
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St Cuthbert’s House

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses

Regular Guide readers laud Jeff and Jill Sutheran’s B&B, forged from a ‘delightfully converted’ Presbyterian church, as ‘a perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of the north-east’.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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Timberstone

Timberstone

Clee Stanton

‘Timberstone remains a great favourite,’ writes a Guide regular this year after staying at Tracey Baylis and Alex Read’s B&B in the undulating landscape immortalized by AE Housman.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • wi-fi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher