Hartwell House - Summer Special Offer
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
Woolley Grange - Fun in the Sun Special Offer
‘As soon as we arrived the kids got started on the Woolley Grange Sheep Challenge treasure hunt,’ writes a Guide insider after a stay at this ‘beautiful Jacobean manor house in lovely grounds’.
Congham Hall - Sunday Special Offer
The herb garden is a major draw at this Georgian country house hotel set amid lawns, orchards and woodlands close to Sandringham.
Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for the Price of 3 Special Offer
After more than 50 years, this country house hotel and spa on the edge of the New Forest still sets the standard for luxury.
Soar Mill Cove Hotel - 3 Nights for the Price of 2 Special Offer
‘We couldn’t have enjoyed it more or been more welcome,’ write trusted Guide correspondents this year, after dropping by at Keith Makepeace’s long-established, family-run hotel with views across National Trust coastline to the open sea.
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa - Tailor make the break of your choice
'Tis a very pritty place,' wrote the diarist and former resident, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. After visiting the National Trust’s red brick mansion, Guide readers happily concur.
Bodysgallen Hall and Spa - Two-night 'Escape to the Country' Special Offer
‘Without exception the house and its antique contents are fabulous; it’s an absolute gem,’ wrote a long-term Guide reader after visiting the National Trust hotel overlooking Snowdonia.
Rathmullan House - Wild Atlantic Way Special Offer
Lawns run down to a sandy beach on the shores of Lough Swilly from this engaging country house, built for a Bishop in 1760 and enlarged by serial extensions.
The Nare - 'Coastal Walking' Special Offer
‘Old-fashioned in all the best ways’, ‘a Cornish jewel’, ‘a real joy – almost a privilege – to stay there’; complements rained down from trusted readers after visits to Toby Ashworth’s hotel on the Roseland Peninsula.
Bedruthan Hotel and Spa - Complimentary Lunch Special Offer
In a hillside location with ‘stunning sea views’, this supremely family-friendly hotel has something for everyone – indeed, everything for everyone.
Cliveden House - Three for Two Short Break
Having hosted everyone from Chaplin to Churchill, this ‘superbly refurbished’ Italianate mansion seduces visitors with the prospect of ‘luxurious country house living’.
The Elms - Summer Getaway Special Offer from £130 per room per night
‘Very enjoyable; a place for relaxing weekends and special occasions,’ say Guide inspectors of the ‘beautifully proportioned Queen Anne mansion in spacious grounds’.
Park House, Hotel & Spa - Sunday Spa Break Special Offer
‘We much enjoyed our stay,’ writes a reader this year, of this Edwardian country house hotel in ‘grounds of a sporty nature’.
Trefeddian Hotel - Summer Break Special Offer
The Cave family’s holiday hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay is ‘very much family orientated, and the facilities are excellent – indoor pool, putting green, games room, beach across the road.’
Dart Marina - Indulgence Break Special Offer
‘Completely wonderful in every way.’ ‘One of our absolute favourites.’ Readers give the thumbs-up to Richard Seton’s spa hotel overlooking the River Dart.
Seaham Hall - 'Sunshine and Dine' Special Offer
Steeped in history, this ‘wonderfully civilised’ coastal Georgian mansion combines ‘style, luxury and high standards’.
St Brides Spa Hotel
‘The physical ambience and sea coast views are wonderful,’ write trusted readers, of this spa hotel overlooking bay and village on the Pembrokeshire coast.
Trigony House - Three night Autumn Break
In springtime, the drive up to Jan and Adam Moore’s 18th-century former sporting lodge is ‘lined with young trees in blossom, bulbs everywhere’.
The Scarlet - 15% off Spa Treatments Special Offer
While families whoop it up at sister hotel Bedruthan (previous entry), grown-ups enjoy the serenity at this adults-only hotel and spa.
Cary Arms & Spa - 'Audacious October' £190 per Room per Night Special Offer
At the end of a ‘precipitous, twisty descent’, ‘courageous’ visitors are rewarded with ‘unrestricted views and a genuine, good-humoured welcome’ at Lana de Savary’s ‘fabulously secluded’ cliff-face hotel.
No. 1 Pery Square - Two Night "Dine & Unwind" Escape Special Offer
A grand little handful of Georgian terraces combines into Patricia Roberts’s lovingly restored, ‘elegant’ town house hotel.
Askham Hall - Midweek Special Offer
An easy-going atmosphere and oodles of character filter through Charles Lowther’s dramatic ancestral home.
Headlam Hall - Autumn Gold Break
When the only aim is to relax, the Robinson family’s cosseting Jacobean manor house is happy to oblige.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
‘Behind the dramatic facade lies a beautiful garden,’ writes a reader in praise of this hotel and spa with its green oasis at the centre of a divine Georgian crescent.
The Blakeney Hotel
Standing right on the quay overlooking estuary and salt marshes, in a coastal village of flint cottages, gift shops and galleries, Emma Stannard’s hotel is ideal for outdoorsy family holidays.