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.

2020 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - 'Save over £100' Special Offer

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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  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • great_breakfast
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Grove

The Grove - Three for Two Special Offer

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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
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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.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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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.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • vegan-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • country_house
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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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • disabled
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
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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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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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’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • disabled
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
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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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • baby-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • for_wine-lovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
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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.
From £90 per night
  • garden
  • golf
  • gourmet
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • walking
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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2019 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Hambleton Hall

Hambleton Hall - 40th Anniversary Weekday Stay Special Offer

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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • romantic
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - Seven nights for the price of five Special Offer

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.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Congham Hall

Congham Hall - 3-night Summer Relaxation Package Special Offer

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.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • electric_charging_point
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

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.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
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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
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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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
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
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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_wine-lovers
  • baby-friendly
  • tennis
  • eco-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • honeymoon
  • parking
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • gym
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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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
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  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • activities
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  • wi-fi
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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.
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  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
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  • gourmet
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  • conference_meeting
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  • wheelchair_accessible
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • vegan-friendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • for_wine-lovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
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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
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  • golf
  • gourmet
  • bird_watching
  • historic
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
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  • walking
  • weddings
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
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2018 Editor's Choice Hotels with Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Special offer
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - 'Save over £100' Special Offer

Bowness-on-Windermere

‘The Kennedys certainly know how to welcome their guests and to make every minute special,’ report visitors staying for lunch this year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • great_breakfast
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Bodysgallen Hall and Spa

Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - Seven nights for the price of five Special Offer

Llandudno

‘A highlight of our journey. It was everything one could expect, in a historic setting.’ A reader on a hotel tour this year was impressed by this Grade I listed Elizabethan mansion-turned-hotel-and-spa in parkland with views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor - One Night Complimentary Special Offer

Upper Slaughter

A golden stone Carolean manor house-turned-rectory in an ‘idyllic setting’ is run as a ‘welcoming, comfortable and relaxing’ hotel, under highly experienced manager Dorian Charlton.
  • weddings
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  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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  • historic
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  • romantic
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Midweek Special Offer

Penrith

‘The warm welcome, beautiful setting and delicious food’ are ‘truly exceptional’ at Charles Lowther’s battlemented ancestral pile.
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  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
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  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • gourmet
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • for_wine-lovers
  • horse_riding
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Et in Arcadia we go – to Olga Polizzi’s Regency cottage-orné, in gardens and pleasure grounds with woodland walks and waterfalls, arboretum, fount and follies.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

A trove of arts décoratifs is ‘trustingly displayed’ in this Georgian house, ‘in a good situation off the market square’.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Douneside House

Douneside House

Tarland

‘Top of the range in every respect.’ Much praise from a Guide stalwart after this year's visit to the MacRobert Trust’s ‘wonderful’ hotel bordering the Cairngorms national park.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegan-friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-By-Looe

‘One of our favourite hotels,’ enthuses a reader about Teresa and Kevin O’Sullivan’s quirky and luxurious cliff-top hideaway in this south Cornish seaside hamlet.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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Boath House

Boath House

Nairn

‘A beautiful hotel with wonderful food and lovely young staff.’ Readers this year loved their stay at Don and Wendy Matheson’s Georgian mansion in gardens and parkland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • vegan-friendly
  • parking
  • great_breakfast
  • for_wine-lovers
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

There is ‘a romantic air’ to this Cotswold stone mansion, built in the 1690s and extended in the 1820s. Today a hotel and spa, it is part of the Calcot Collection (see entry for Calcot).
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible

2017 Editor's Choice Gardens

Best hotels with gardens in the UK

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Special offer
Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - 'Save over £100' Special Offer

Bowness-on-Windermere

‘The Kennedys certainly know how to welcome their guests and to make every minute special,’ report visitors staying for lunch this year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • great_breakfast
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Four Nights for the Price of Three Special Offer

York

Handy for the racecourse, this William and Mary mansion, built for Sheffield cutler Thomas Barlow ‘in the Italian mode’, operates as a hotel and spa, ‘ideal for those seeking individual attention and pampering’.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • disabled
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
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The Grove

The Grove - Three for Two Special Offer

Narberth

In a grove, indeed, surrounded by flower gardens, kitchen garden and meadows, with views to the Preseli hills, Neil and Zoë Kedward’s hotel is ‘a real haven’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • romantic
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Ballyvolane House

Ballyvolane House

Fermoy

With a seven-a-side soccer pitch, glamping tents, Bertha’s Revenge Gin distilled in a converted cattle shed, and breakfast served until noon, this is no run-of-the-mill hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • activities
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
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Goldstone Hall

Goldstone Hall

Market Drayton

‘Hands-on owners, attention to detail and a warm and friendly ambience.’ All-round plaudits this year for John and Sue Cushing’s Georgian manor house hotel.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

Et in Arcadia we go – to Olga Polizzi’s Regency cottage-orné, in gardens and pleasure grounds with woodland walks and waterfalls, arboretum, fount and follies.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
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Millgate House

Millgate House

Richmond

A trove of arts décoratifs is ‘trustingly displayed’ in this Georgian house, ‘in a good situation off the market square’.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • view
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Talland Bay Hotel

Talland Bay Hotel

Talland-By-Looe

‘One of our favourite hotels,’ enthuses a reader about Teresa and Kevin O’Sullivan’s quirky and luxurious cliff-top hideaway in this south Cornish seaside hamlet.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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Barnsley House

Barnsley House

Cirencester

There is ‘a romantic air’ to this Cotswold stone mansion, built in the 1690s and extended in the 1820s. Today a hotel and spa, it is part of the Calcot Collection (see entry for Calcot).
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • honeymoon
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Austwick Hall

Austwick Hall

Austwick

The Guide’s recommendation inspired one gratified reader to book a stay at Eric Culley and Michael Pearson’s characterful B&B in a Yorkshire Dales village: ‘I’m pleased to be able to agree with the enthusiastic comments.’
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • adults-only

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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

‘Whenever a special date crops up, we make a beeline for Gravetye and have never been disappointed.’
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

At the end of a long drive past rustic cabins, a helipad and a forest-fringed meadow, this 21st-century rebuild of a Georgian lodge is a ‘highly professional, near faultless’ modern country house hotel.
  • 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
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Glenapp Castle

Glenapp Castle

Ballantrae

Beyond ‘splendid wrought iron gates’, a ‘beautifully wooded half-mile drive’ leads to Paul and Poppy Szkiler’s towered and turreted Victorian pile, with a fountain ‘dominating the forecourt’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • spa
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
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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
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Last updated: October 03, 2019