Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

2018 Editor's Choice Eco-friendly Hotels

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

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La Sablonnerie

La Sablonnerie - Famous wine tasting

Sark

‘The distilled essence of Sark – relaxed, laid-back and tranquil – this remains a most charming place.’
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • exceptional_value
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
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Cedar Manor

Cedar Manor - Midweek Offer

Windermere

‘From the excellent service, decor and food to the exceptional attention to detail, they’ve certainly got it right.’
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
25% voucher
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Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel

Iona

An ‘informal, warmly welcoming’ place, this low-key small hotel is just the ticket for visitors in search of ‘peace and quiet to experience the magic of this lovely, remote island’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Old Rectory Hotel

The Old Rectory Hotel

Martinhoe

In ‘what must be one of the most tranquil places in the country’, Huw Rees and Sam Prosser run their ‘splendid’ hotel, a handsomely converted Georgian rectory in large, well-maintained grounds.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • b&b
  • disabled
10% discount voucher Upgrade voucher
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The Pierhouse

The Pierhouse

Port Appin

Nick and Nikki Horne run their ‘top-class hotel’ in a ‘fantastic location’ on the shores of Loch Linnhe, where the ‘beautiful vista’ stretches across the water to the islands and beyond.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
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Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

A green philosophy underpins this ‘excellent-value’ B&B, in a Derbyshire longhouse within the Peak District national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • b&b
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The Traddock

The Traddock

Austwick

Come to Austwick in May for the Cuckoo Festival; come all year to the Reynolds family’s ‘lovely place’, an ‘attractive, welcoming hotel’ in an ‘excellent Dales location’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

Clean, contemporary design, eco credentials and ‘wonderful views’ attract guests to this voguish, adults-only hotel overlooking ‘a classic Cornish bay’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
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Battlesteads

Battlesteads

Hexham

‘Surely one of the best places to stay in the north of England’, Dee and Richard Slade’s historic coaching inn is run as a ‘characterful, modern’ pub, hotel and restaurant, where some of the best views are to be found at night.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Strattons

Strattons

Swaffham

Down ‘a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it lane’ in the middle of town, Les and Vanessa Scott’s bohemian, family-friendly hotel is ‘an enjoyable spot’ for guests in search of ‘a comfortable bedroom and excellent food’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking

2017 Editor's Choice Eco-friendly Hotels

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

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The White House

The White House - Bluebells in Bloom 2016

Herm

‘We love it,’ write regular Guide readers this year, after their fifth holiday at the best, and only, hotel on this tiny, car-free island.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
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Pendragon Country House

Pendragon Country House - Two and Three Nights

Camelford

In an ‘ideal position’ between coast and moorland, guests enthuse about the ‘attentive, professional service’, ‘warm and gracious hospitality’ and home-baked in-room treats at Nigel and Sharon Reed’s guest house.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • guest_house
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
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Argyll Hotel

Argyll Hotel

Iona

An ‘informal, warmly welcoming’ place, this low-key small hotel is just the ticket for visitors in search of ‘peace and quiet to experience the magic of this lovely, remote island’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • seaside
  • view
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
4
Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

A green philosophy underpins this ‘excellent-value’ B&B, in a Derbyshire longhouse within the Peak District national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • b&b
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Boscastle

Literary pilgrims follow narrow single-track lanes to this Victorian rectory in a ‘magical setting’ in the Valency valley, where Thomas Hardy met and courted his first wife, Emma Gifford.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
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The Zetter

The Zetter

London

Heralded as the ultimate in cool when it opened in 2004, this modish hotel, in a converted Victorian warehouse, remains ‘on good form’.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher
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The Old Vicarage

The Old Vicarage

Dolfor

In a rural setting close to the medieval market town of Newtown, Helen and Tim Withers fill their eco-friendly country guest house with ‘an atmosphere of heart-warming hospitality’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • guest_house
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Bingham

Bingham

Richmond-upon-Thames

‘Sumptuous’ inside and out, Ruth and Samantha Trinder’s refined hotel on the River Thames is in a ‘tranquil spot’ that belies its easy connection to the scramble and dash of London.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • wine
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

Clean, contemporary design, eco credentials and ‘wonderful views’ attract guests to this voguish, adults-only hotel overlooking ‘a classic Cornish bay’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher Upgrade voucher
10
Battlesteads

Battlesteads

Hexham

‘Surely one of the best places to stay in the north of England’, Dee and Richard Slade’s historic coaching inn is run as a ‘characterful, modern’ pub, hotel and restaurant, where some of the best views are to be found at night.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher 25% voucher

Hotels chosen in 2016

Editor’s Choice Eco-Friendly Hotels

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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

‘It’s a home away from home,’ chorus fans in 2017 of the Bennett family’s ‘stunning, well-preserved’ 19th-century pile striking a pose in rambling grounds in the Eden valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher
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The Green Park

The Green Park

Pitlochry

On the banks of Loch Faskally, two generations of the McMenemie family run this much-liked Victorian hotel with ‘cheerful efficiency’ and an ‘informal, personable’ air.
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • exceptional_value
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Y Goeden Eirin

Y Goeden Eirin

Dolydd

‘More than a B&B, this is a home that welcomes you for bed and breakfast.’
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • value
  • b&b
  • parking
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Timberstone

Timberstone

Clee Stanton

Deep in Shropshire countryside, Tracey Baylis and Alex Read’s B&B, in a quiet hamlet, is ‘a total joy’, say admirers.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • b&b
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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St Cuthbert’s House

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses

Jeff and Jill Sutheran’s ‘superb’ B&B, in Seahouses, at the heart of the Northumberland coast, ‘fully deserves’ its praise, say Guide readers this year, who were made to feel ‘very much at home’.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • b&b
  • disabled