Hotels within two hours of London

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - Three Nights for the Price of Two Special Offer

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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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

Closed down because of ill health at end of September 2018. 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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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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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

Woking

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.

Last updated: June 15, 2019