Clustered on the edge of a spectacular tidal estuary, this mansion house hotel – the focal point of Sir Bertram Clough Williams-Ellis’s Italianate village – has welcomed guests including H G Wells, George Bernard Shaw and Bertrand Russell.
Spread across two of Harlech’s oldest houses, Glyn and Jacqueline Roberts’s restaurant-with-rooms won approval from Guide regulars this year, with ‘an excellent room, and lovely dinner on both nights’.
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Llandudno - 17 miles away
‘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.