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

‘We have stayed many times, and it remains a favourite,’ writes a trusted reader after this year's visit to the Reynolds family’s popular, dog-friendly Dales hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Cary Arms & Spa

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Babbacombe

Just above the beach, Lana de Savary’s hotel was newly built when Edward VII came by rowing boat for a Devonshire cream tea.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • for_wine-lovers
  • mooring_available
  • wildlife_watching
  • outdoor_dining
  • honeymoon
  • fishing
  • walking
10% discount voucher
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Morston Hall

Morston Hall

Holt

‘The drama of dinner is played out in fine style’ at Tracy and Galton Blackiston’s ‘gorgeous’ restaurant-with-rooms in a coastal village.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • wine
  • disabled
  • golf
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_wine-lovers
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

There is much to fire the young imagination at this 17th-century manor house above Chesil beach, the setting for John Meade Falkner’s 1898 tale of smuggling, Moonfleet.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • baby-friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
5
Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

‘An eligible, self-contained gentleman’s residence, very unique. . . with every modern convenience. . .’ So Kenneth Graham describes Toad Hall, which he modelled on this Victorian mansion, a baroque extravaganza with sumptuous interiors, overlooking the Fowey estuary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • baby-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Lime Wood

Lime Wood

Lyndhurst

At the end of a long drive past rustic cabins, a helipad and a forest-fringed meadow, this 21st-century rebuild of a Georgian lodge is a ‘highly professional, near faultless’ modern country house hotel.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wi-fi
  • with_cooking_school
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Calcot & Spa

Calcot & Spa

Tetbury

Families have ‘a grand time’ at this 16th-century manor house with spa, in ‘lovely manicured grounds’.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • romantic
  • disabled
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • tennis
  • baby-friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • cycling
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly

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Last updated: November 12, 2018