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 Traddock

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Austwick

‘One of my favourites.’ ‘Deserves a glowing account.’ Readers are full of praise for the Reynolds family’s dog-friendly, people-friendly hotel in the Dales.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
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Cary Arms & Spa

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Babbacombe

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.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • wi-fi
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Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Holt

‘An amazingly gorgeous hotel,’ writes a reader this year, of Tracy and Galston Blackiston’s restaurant-with-rooms, ‘ideally located’ for a seal trip to Blakeney Point.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • cooking_school
  • wine
  • disabled
  • golf
  • wi-fi
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Calcot Manor

Calcot Manor

Tetbury

‘A lovely, family-friendly hotel,’ was Guide inspectors' verdict on this 16th-century stone manor house with spa in beautiful grounds, ‘looking out over rolling hills’.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • tennis
  • wi-fi
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

Once used to billet D-Day troops, this revamped early 17th-century mansion now hosts ‘young children, exhausted parents’ and grandparents.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

A Victorian baroque showstopper, this manor house stands on a steep hill in gardens above the Fowey estuary. It is part of the Luxury Family Hotels group.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

‘At night, surrounded by floodlit cedars and oaks, it felt like a movie set,’ writes one reader this year, after visiting the luxury New Forest retreat.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
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Ynyshir Restaurant and Rooms

Ynyshir Restaurant and Rooms

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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