Hotels within two hours of London

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - 30th Anniversary Special Offer from £98 per person per night

Aylesbury

In a Georgian Arcadia, this Jacobean mansion, refashioned in the 1700s, was the palatial refuge of the exiled Louis XVIII and his court.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • spa
  • wi-fi_
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • tennis
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Cliveden House

Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break

Taplow

Having hosted everyone from Chaplin to Churchill, this ‘superbly refurbished’ Italianate mansion seduces visitors with the prospect of ‘luxurious country house living’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • wi-fi
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

West Hoathly

Popular with locals, ramblers and foodies, this comfortably modernised Victorian freehouse-with-rooms welcomes visitors with ‘big smiles’ and a ‘warm-hearted atmosphere’.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • wine
  • wi-fi
  • golf
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Hever Castle B&B

Hever Castle B&B

Edenbridge

Double-moated 13th-century Hever Castle, the childhood home of ill-fated Anne Boleyn, is now home to a sumptuous B&B.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • historic
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • weddings
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Gravetye Manor

Gravetye Manor

East Grinstead

‘We have become addicted to this place,’ write trusted readers, following a return visit to this beautiful Elizabethan manor house (Relais & Châteaux).
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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The Inn at West End

The Inn at West End

WEST END

Gerry and Ann Price ‘set the standard’ at their ‘well-run’ pub/restaurant-with-rooms, where the ‘hands-on owners’ foster a hub-of-the-village atmosphere. Closed down because of ill health at end of September 2018.
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gourmet
  • activities
  • wine
  • disabled
  • bird_watching
  • wi-fi
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The Mash Inn

The Mash Inn

Radnage

‘Food-focussed readers will be happy’ at this red brick Chilterns restaurant-with-rooms that offers a ‘distinctive cooking style’.
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • wi-fi
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Number One Port Hill

Number One Port Hill

Hertford

In a pleasant market town, Annie Rowley’s artful Georgian B&B is an Aladdin’s cave of vintage glassware, sculptures and ‘an unbelievable collection’ of objects.
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • wi-fi
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Broadway Barn

Broadway Barn

Ripley

Horticulture and history rub shoulders at Mindi McLean's B&B – her refurbished 200-year-old barn is just a few minutes’ drive from RHS Wisley.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
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Starborough Manor

Starborough Manor

Edenbridge

‘We had a lovely stay, a real treat.’ Guide inspectors could find nothing to fault at Daisy and Clive Hayley’s Georgian manor house B&B, remodelled in the late 1900s.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • historic
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • outdoor_pool
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The Old Vine

The Old Vine

Winchester

Built over a subterranean 14th-century tavern, and ‘wonderfully situated’ a stroll from the cathedral, Ashton Gray’s 18th-century pub-with-rooms finds favour with readers again this year.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
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The Packhorse Inn

The Packhorse Inn

Newmarket

A bit of country cool has turned a neglected Victorian pub into a ‘terrific’ inn that retains its village local cachet.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • activities
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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The Five Arrows

The Five Arrows

Waddesdon

A Victorian inn, originally built to house architects and craftsmen constructing nearby Waddesdon Manor, is now a ‘comfortable’ hotel run by the Rothschild family trust and the National Trust.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • wine
  • parking
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
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Langshott Manor

Langshott Manor

Gatwick

Modern flourishes blend with history and tradition at this 'wonderfully atmospheric' old builfing.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
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Thurnham Keep

Thurnham Keep

Thurnham

A long drive through landscaped gardens reveals this ‘simply wonderful’ Edwardian B&B where visitors are rewarded by a sweet welcome from ‘charming host’ Amanda Lane.
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • view
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • parking
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Sissinghurst Castle Farmhouse

Sissinghurst Castle Farmhouse

Cranbrook

Sue and Frazer Thompson’s serene Victorian farmhouse B&B draws garden-lovers on pilgrimage and history buffs – and everyone in between.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
  • walking
  • wi-fi
  • weddings
  • romantic
  • honeymoon
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The Milk House

The Milk House

Sissinghurst

Guests to Dane and Sarah Allchorne’s ‘enjoyable’ pub-with-rooms may well feel like the cats that got the cream.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • wi-fi
  • historic

When you want a hassle-free short break in easy reach of the UK capital, book one of these hotels within two hours of London. Whether you’re looking for a foodie weekend, a romantic getaway or a spa break, there’s a hotel for you here.