Best hotels with gardens in the UK

From historic country house hotels with gardens dating back from the 1700, to those with more modern design and cliff top views, these hotels have beautiful gardens brimming with bluebells, springing with snowdrops, bursting with rivers, lakes and beautiful views to wake up to. Here is our Editor's Choice for best hotels with gardens.
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2022 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Gliffaes

Gliffaes

Crickhowell

There’s everything from oaks to ornamental species, including Japanese maples and handkerchief trees, in the arboretum at this Italianate Victorian manor on the banks of the River Usk. Take a copy of the tree walk map and explore.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

The 19th-century visionary gardener William Robinson developed his ideas on wild gardens at his Sussex home. Now eight full-time gardeners are kept busy maintaining Gravetye’s flower garden, meadows, orchards and kitchen garden.
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Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons

Great Milton

Raymond Blanc’s Oxfordshire hotel is famed for its food, but also has sculpture- studded gardens, from a mushroom valley and wildflower meadow to a potager, pond and Japanese tea garden. There’s both a gardening school and a cookery school.
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Ballymaloe House

Ballymaloe House

Shanagarry

The Loire’s Château de Villandry was the inspiration behind Ballymaloe’s herb garden, with 70 plant varieties in its formal parterre. It’s one of a number of gardens here, including a Celtic Maze. Tours or gardening courses can be booked.
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The Falcon

The Falcon

Northampton

With parkland designed by Capability Brown, an Italian garden, orangery, arboretum and meerkats menagerie, Castle Ashby’s gardens are pretty impressive. Guests of the Falcon get free access and can swim in the lake in front of the castle.
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

At the heart of the flower-filled gardens with small woodland area on this Shropshire estate is the one-acre kitchen garden with herbal walkways. One of the largest in Britain, it supplies an abundance of fresh produce for the restaurant.
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

A Victorian kitchen garden with glasshouses and potting sheds supplies Jersey Royals and other produce for the restaurant at this manor house hotel. The 18-acre estate also includes a lake, formal gardens, beehives and unspoilt woodland.
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

The Gulf Stream warming this part of the Scottish coast means exotic plants flourish at Glenapp, with its Italian garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll, a walled garden with 150-foot glasshouse, and plenty of picturesque pathways in between.
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

The renowned garden designer Rosemary Verey created the perfect example of an English country garden at her old home, with a laburnum walk, statues and a potager, which supplies the restaurant. There’s even a spa in this magical place.
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The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

The Michelin-starred cuisine tells you they’re serious about food in James and Kate Mackenzie’s pub. Now they have added a garden, with sculptures, hidden arbours, a kitchen garden and a herbarium, where every plant is edible, even the roses.
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2021 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Congham Hall

Congham Hall

King's Lynn

Love herbs? Congham Hall is right up your patch. With 400 varieties, these beautifully laid-out herb gardens are a popular attraction in their own right. A stroll in the early morning or at dusk is a sensual delight for the eye and nose.
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Llandudno

The formal gardens here are as aristocratic as the 17th-century house. Wander through the restored parterre and the walled and rose gardens, and admire the lily ponds and follies, before exploring the 200-acre estate.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

These historic gardens were designed by William Robinson, the Irish pioneer of the wild garden, in 1885. His spirit lives on in the romantic flower garden, pergola, kitchen garden, orchard and woodland garden.
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Humphry Repton’s swan song (his last commission, in 1814), these gardens are as dreamily picturesque as Olga Polizzi’s hotel. Overlooking the Tamar are a formal garden, dell with bridges, arboretum, cottage orné and herbaceous border.
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Stoberry House

Stoberry House

Wells

Frances and Tim Meeres Young have created a lushly landscaped garden that makes the most of views of Wells Cathedral and Glastonbury Tor. Wildlife ponds, vivid planting, sculptures and night illumination make it a pleasure at all hours.
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The Newt in Somerset

The Newt in Somerset

Castle Cary

These 800-acre gardens, comprising cultivated and landscaped areas, deer park, wild flower meadows and woodland, are no pleasing add-on to Hadspen House, but the star of the show. A dedicated museum tells the ‘Story of Gardening’.
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

A walk through this 18-acre estate, landscaped by a Victorian clergyman, offers the pleasures of a lake, kitchen garden and woods that are home to red squirrels and woodpeckers. Beyond, country lanes take you into idyllic Jersey scenery.
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Hilton Park

Hilton Park

Clones

The 600-acre grounds of this glorious 18th-century mansion form one of Ireland’s four accredited wildlife estates, where red squirrels still happily scamper. It has three lakes, a 19th-century parterre, a rose garden and woodlands.
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

These six-acre gardens are attributed to Gertrude Jekyll and one can sense her hand in the elegant Edwardian design, with its promenades, radiating pathways, rooms and vistas, and perfectly placed spots for sun, shade and privacy.
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Austwick Hall

Austwick Hall

Austwick

This restored Italianate garden, set into a hillside, is a delight throughout the year: in winter, admire the drifts of snowdrops in the woodland; in spring, displays of daffodils and bluebells. Art lovers will enjoy the sculpture trail.
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2020 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

Gardens laid out by unsung Edwardian genius Thomas Mawson surround this B&B overlooking Lake Windermere. Here are Mawson’s trademark terraces, lawns, dry-stone walls, glorious plantings, a private tarn in grounds that melt into the landscape.
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

‘In setting a garden, we are painting,’ wrote William Robinson, who owned this Elizabethan manor from 1884. Disdaining Victorian formality, Robinson favoured a natural style. Discover a wild garden, flower garden, orchard, lake and meadow in 1,000 wooded acres.
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Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Fischer’s at Baslow Hall

Baslow

Five acres of gardens surround this Jacobean-style mansion, with clipped box and yews, cottage garden borders, an arboretum, a kitchen garden. Guests, free to wander, find hidden paths, a pond, a ‘secret’ bridge, specimen trees.
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Viewmount House

Viewmount House

Longford

Four landscaped acres surround this 17th- century mansion. Guests will discover a Japanese garden with pagoda and wisteria pergola, a blue garden, a white garden with lily pond, an orchard – and a herb garden to supply the kitchen.
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

Come to this Georgian manor house in summer to see the roses. Come at any time to enjoy produce from one of the UK’s largest hotel vegetable gardens, with herb walkway (more than 200 varieties), heritage vegetables and double-tiered herbaceous border.
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Grove of Narberth

Grove of Narberth

Narberth

Walking trails thread through 28-acre grounds at this 17th-century-cum- Victorian mansion. Explore four acres of kitchen and walled gardens, terraces, a pond, a stream, an apple orchard and fruit garden, beehives, ancient oaks, mighty beeches.
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The Pig near Bath

The Pig near Bath

Pensford

A kitchen garden lies at the heart of every Pig, and this Georgian manor with deer park has the largest, with smokehouse, glasshouse, wild-flower orchard, fruit cages and hives. Enjoy home-grown produce in the Conservatory, spa treatments in a ‘potting shed’.
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Greywalls

Greywalls

Gullane

An Arts and Crafts ‘golf box’ designed by Edwin Lutyens stands in gardens attributed to Gertrude Jekyll, with arched gateways in high walls framing views, a sunken croquet lawn, a lavender border, a ha-ha beside Muirfield golf course.
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Boath House

Boath House

Nairn

You can eat alfresco at the café in the walled garden of this Georgian mansion in parkland. Hens, hives, orchard, potager, glass houses and herb parterres supply the kitchen. Herbaceous borders supply flowers, the lake is stocked with trout.
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The Salutation

The Salutation

Sandwich

‘Lutyens’s most intricate Wrenaissance house and garden ensemble’, this red brick mansion overlooks 3.7 acres of walled gardens for all seasons, a plant-lover’s paradise painstakingly restored and home to a summer opera festival.
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2019 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Congham Hall

Congham Hall

King's Lynn

With more than 400 varieties of herbs, the herb garden at this Georgian country house is a great attraction for students of all things culinary and physic, while supplying kitchen and spa. Best experienced with the heady aromas found at dawn or dusk.
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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall

Oakham

The owners of this former hunting lodge have created a glorious patchwork on 17 south-facing acres, with a parterre, ornamental ponds, mature trees, statues and topiary, bordering Rutland Water. Lovely in all seasons.
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Llandudno

Guests can wander more than 200 acres of parkland, pleasure grounds and gardens at this Jacobean manor house. Garden tours take in a rare 17th-century box parterre. There are woodland walks, a lily pond, a cascade, specimen trees, a prolific walled kitchen garden.
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House

Taplow

Sir Charles Barry’s Italianate mansion overlooking the Thames stands amid pleasure grounds, with a yew maze, rose garden, a Japanese water garden, a parterre laid out by John Fleming, pioneer of ‘carpet bedding’ – and Britain’s most notorious swimming pool.
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

One of the UK’s largest hotel kitchen gardens, reclaimed from wilderness, supplies the kitchen with a wealth of produce at this Georgian manor house. There is a herb walkway, a walled garden with double-tiered herbaceous border, a riot of colour all summer long.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Olga Polizzi’s ducal fishing lodge stands in an 18th-century arcadia laid out by Humphry Repton, with the River Tamar running through. Discover streams, pools, cascades, ravines, a shell house and grotto, and one of England’s longest herbaceous borders.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

From 1863, the Rev Christian (aka WB) Bateman landscaped the grounds around this ancient manor house, with lake, specimen trees, kitchen garden. They remain much as he designed them – though with the addition of a pool, jogging trails and spa.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • for_winelovers
  • babyfriendly
  • tennis
  • ecofriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • outdoor_dining
  • surfing
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
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Hilton Park

Hilton Park

Clones

Oaks grown from acorns planted in 1752 to commemorate an ancestor’s marriage, champion beeches, a kitchen garden and a rose garden created by Victorian landscaper Ninian Niven, can all be found in the park and pleasure grounds of this very special stately home.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
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Boath House

Boath House

Nairn

An ornamental trout lake, wildflower meadow, streams and formal plantings surround this Georgian mansion. The walled garden supplies organic fruit and vegetables for the table; bees and hens do their bit for breakfast.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
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The Salutation

The Salutation

Sandwich

The ‘Secret Garden’, laid out by Lutyens, architect of this Queen Anne-style house, is revealed to the paying public and hotel residents. Designed as a series of ‘rooms’, the walled garden includes a poplar, holm oak and meadow walk, wet meadow, tropical and jungle garden.
From £90 per night
  • garden
  • golf
  • gourmet
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • romantic
  • wifi
  • with_cooking_school
  • walking
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view

2018 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

'B&B' doesn't do justice to this wisteria-clad Edwardian country house with glorious views of Windermere, seven acres of gardens and elegant interiors.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • guest_house
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
2
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-by-Looe

Sub-tropical gardens with spectacular sea views are lent an extra touch of magic by the witty artwork that fill them at this 'quirky' hotel, which also features unusual furnishings within.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
3
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Llandudno

On the slopes of Pydew mountain, with views to Conwy Castle and the Snowdonia mountains, a 17th-century mansion in parkland and Arts and Crafts gardens, extended over centuries, is today a luxury hotel and spa.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • dog_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
4
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor

Upper Slaughter

The River Eye drifts through the gardens of this Cotswold stone former rectory, once home to the Witts family, rectors and then lords of Upper Slaughter, run as a hotel for the past 50 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
5
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall

Penrith

With a topiary garden, 17th-century pele tower and French drawing room, Askham Hall sounds grand and formal; not a bit of it.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • gourmet
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • for_winelovers
  • horse_riding
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • great_breakfast
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Olga Polizzi’s cottage-orné with tall chimneys, verandas, gables and dormers, in an Arcadian landscape on the River Tamar, is full of flair – and of history.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
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Boath House

Boath House

Nairn

The Matheson family’s classical Regency mansion stands in 22 acres of spectacular walled and woodland gardens, so ‘the rustle of the leaves in the trees’ drowns out any traffic noise from the Aberdeen–Inverness road.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

Even hardened townies are seduced by the surrounds of 17th-century Barnsley House, created by visionary gardener Elizabeth Verey who moved here in the 1950s.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
9
Douneside House

Douneside House

Tarland

An Edwardian Scottish Baronial fantasy mansion, with crow-stepped gables and castellation, stands on the edge of the Cairngorms national park with views over the Howe of Cromar.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • boutique
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

This outwardly modest-looking Regency town house startles first-time visitors when they enter.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique

2017 Editor's Choice Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Special offer
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell

Bowness-on-Windermere

'B&B' doesn't do justice to this wisteria-clad Edwardian country house with glorious views of Windermere, seven acres of gardens and elegant interiors.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • country_house
  • bird_watching
  • guest_house
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
2
Special offer
Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-by-Looe

Sub-tropical gardens with spectacular sea views are lent an extra touch of magic by the witty artwork that fill them at this 'quirky' hotel, which also features unusual furnishings within.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_dining
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
3
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

York

Arrive at this William and Mary house, with its lovely facade and 20 acres of gardens and parkland, and you'd think you were deep in the country; York, however, is just over a mile away.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • for_winelovers
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
4
Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

Amid gardens and parkland, with bluebell woods and trout lakes, this Georgian country house, remodelled in the 19th century, is not a hotel but a family home, say third-generation owners Justin and Jenny Green.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • foodie
  • historic
  • parking
5
Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

There are many special things about John and Sue Cushing’s red brick Georgian manor house in Shropshire dairy country, from the 'excellent food' to 'spotless, spacious and well-planned bedrooms', but the flower-filled borders and vast kitchen garden are truly remarkable.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • parking
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
6
Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Olga Polizzi’s cottage-orné with tall chimneys, verandas, gables and dormers, in an Arcadian landscape on the River Tamar, is full of flair – and of history.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
7
Grove of Narberth

Grove of Narberth

Narberth

Described in 1811 as the 'respectable old house of Grove, embosomed in trees’, the ancient seat of the Poyer family is today a luxurious country house hotel, embosomed in verdant grounds.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • dog_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
  • boutique
8
Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

Even hardened townies are seduced by the surrounds of 17th-century Barnsley House, created by visionary gardener Elizabeth Verey who moved here in the 1950s.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
9
Austwick Hall

Austwick Hall

Austwick

From the grand hall with its flamboyant staircase to the antique-furnished bedrooms and Italianate garden, this country house B&B adds an exotic touch to a Yorkshire Dales village.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • adultsonly
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • historic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

This outwardly modest-looking Regency town house startles first-time visitors when they enter.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • boutique

2016 Editor's Choice Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

1
Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

At the end of its mile-long drive, this Elizabethan manor house with glorious gardens and superb dining is, for many guests, the ultimate country house hotel.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • gourmet
  • for_winelovers
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

There's plenty of laid-back glamour at this Georgian lodge in the heart of the New Forest, with a relaxed, family-friendly vibe and well-regarded spa.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • with_cooking_school
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

Gazing out over the Ayrshire coast to the Isle of Arran, Glenapp may be towered and turreted, but the Scottish Baronial-style hotel (Relais & Châteaux) is more luxury country house than castle.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • honeymoon
  • boutique
  • electric_charging_point
  • outdoor_dining
  • seaside
  • foodie
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Stone House

Stone House

Rushlake Green

Stone House closed down at the end of January 2018.
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • historic
  • activities
  • wine
Last updated: November 27, 2021