10 of the best UK hotels for August bank holiday

August ends on a high with a bank holiday weekend in the height of summer.  Whether you’re looking for a family break, a romantic getaway or a long weekend with friends, here are 10 of the Good Hotel Guide’s best UK hotels for an August bank holiday weekend…

10 of the best UK hotels for August bank holiday

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The Cary Arms

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Babbacombe

Step out of your yacht, if you have it, and on to the private jetty at Lana de Savary’s cliff-face hotel, on a ‘fabulously secluded’ cove; the rest of us will descend the winding road and admire the wide vista over the Teign estuary.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
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Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Morston

‘The Michelin star is well earned’ at Tracy and Galton Blackiston’s friendly restaurant-with-rooms close to the north Norfolk coast.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • cooking_school
  • wine
  • disabled
3
Calcot Manor

Calcot Manor

Tetbury

‘You can hear the sounds of birds all around’ this converted 14th-century farmhouse.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • romantic
  • disabled
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

Just the ticket for ‘young children and their exhausted parents’, this Georgian manor house stands in ‘beautiful, romantic’ countryside. It has a ‘friendly, relaxed’ atmosphere that’s ‘really geared for kids’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
5
Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

Close to heritage coast and sandy cove, this ‘delightful old mansion’, the Victorian pile that inspired Kenneth Grahame’s Toad Hall, is packed with ‘first-rate facilities’ for young and old.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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The Traddock

The Traddock

Austwick

Come to Austwick in May for the Cuckoo Festival; come all year to the Reynolds family’s ‘lovely place’, an ‘attractive, welcoming hotel’ in an ‘excellent Dales location’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

Think of anything you might want from a luxury hotel – ‘friendly, professional staff’, ‘well-appointed bedrooms’, ‘delightful’ public spaces, a ‘memorable’ breakfast with peerless granola.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • disabled
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Ynyshir

Ynyshir

Eglwysfach

In beautiful grounds near the Dyfi estuary, this chic restaurant-with-rooms occupies a 16th-century manor house once owned by Queen Victoria.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • historic
  • country_house
  • view
  • wine
  • spa
  • disabled
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