Editor’s Choice 2017 Hotels for Walking

Editor’s Choice 2017 Hotels for Walking

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Biggin Hall

Biggin Hall - Special Offer £118 per night

Biggin-by-Hartington

‘Friendly’, ‘informal’ and ‘welcoming’, James Moffett’s ‘characterful’ hotel is well liked by walkers and dog owners, who come for the ‘reasonable prices’ and the ‘marvellous Derbyshire Dales setting’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
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Pen-y-Dyffryn

Pen-y-Dyffryn - 20% Discount Autumn Special Offer

Oswestry

In a ‘gorgeous’ setting, ‘blending into the hillside’ just yards from the Welsh border, Miles and Audrey Hunter have run their ‘lovely’ small hotel for nearly 30 years.
From £68 per night
  • view
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Tudor Farmhouse

Tudor Farmhouse - Autumn Leaves Escape

Clearwell

‘Lovely’ bedrooms, ‘triumphant’ dinners and a ‘warm, genuine welcome’ come together at Hari and Colin Fell’s relaxed hotel on a former working farm in the Forest of Dean.
From £100 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

There’s a touch of magic and romance on the ‘idyllic’ shores of Loch Shiel, where stands the MacFarlane family’s ‘lovely, traditional’ hotel.
From £140 per night
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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Howtown Hotel

Howtown Hotel

Ullswater

Take a step back in time to a gentler age. This 17th-century stone farmhouse has been home for 112 years to the Baldry family, who welcome guests with legendary kindness.
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • guest_house
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Felin Fach

‘I’d be very happy if this were my local,’ says a Guide inspector in 2016, of the Inkin brothers’ ‘charming’ pub-with-rooms.
From £130 per night
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
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Moor of Rannoch Hotel

Moor of Rannoch Hotel

Rannoch Station

Life slows down at this informal, ‘beautifully remote’ hotel, which stands amid the ‘captivating wild scenery’ of uninhabited moorland.
From £140 per night
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
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Boskerris Hotel

Boskerris Hotel

St Ives

St Ives in summer, for all its charms, is crowded. But stroll along the Coastal Path, or take the train one stop to Carbis Bay, and you can be sitting here on the sun terrace, drink in hand, gazing out to the lighthouse that inspired Virginia Woolf.
From £150 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Dunkery Beacon Country House

Dunkery Beacon Country House

Wootton Courtenay

‘It gets better and better,’ say returning guests in 2016, of Jane and John Bradley’s ‘lovely, peaceful’ small hotel on Exmoor.
From £80.00 per night
  • view
  • wine
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
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Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

Nant Gwynant

Why visit the Pullees’ ‘eccentric’ and ‘old-fashioned’ hotel at the foot of Snowdonia? Well, because it’s there. It was run by the same family back in 1953 when it hosted Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay as they trained to climb Everest, and not a lot has changed since then.
From £75 per night
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value