20 of Britain’s Luxury Hotels for Less

20 of Britain’s Luxury Hotels for Less

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Lindeth Fell

Lindeth Fell - Autumn 20% Discount Special Offers

Bowness-on-Windermere

Enter through the wood-panelled hall at mid-afternoon to be greeted with a cream tea at this upmarket B&B overlooking Lake Windermere.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Devonshire Delight

Lewdown

‘It’s up there with the top hotels we’ve stayed at,’ writes a reader this year of Sue and James Murray’s romantic rebuild of a Jacobean manor house, surrounded by parkland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • disabled
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The Levin

The Levin - Seasonal/Weekend Special Offer

London

Between Harrods and Hyde Park, this well-established small hotel is ideally located for visitors seeking culture, commerce and the calm of one of the city’s largest green spaces.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • wine
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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

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York

‘A cheerful, likeable hotel’, this William and Mary mansion stands in Italianate parkland, with easy access to the city centre.
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley - 25% Discount Offer

Rowsley

The ‘efficient, friendly staff’, ‘comfortable bedrooms’ and ‘first-class food’ make this 17th-century manor house on the edge of the Peak District national park a ‘brilliant hotel’, Guide readers say.
  • weddings
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • b&b
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The Pear Tree at Purton

The Pear Tree at Purton - Two Night Special Offer

Purton

‘The epitome of a perfect British, family-run country hotel,’ writes a Guide reader this year, about Anne Young’s restored 16th-century vicarage.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
  • country_house
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Judges

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Yarm

‘It’s the little touches’ that make the Downs family’s Victorian country house a ‘lovely, charming place’, confirm Guide readers in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • country_house
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Glenfinnan

A Victorian remodelling of an 18th-century inn, this stone mansion stands tall in a ‘beautiful situation’, with lawns stretching to the loch, and views of Ben Nevis.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
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Seaham Hall

Seaham Hall - Autumn Special Offer

Seaham

Overlooking Durham’s heritage coast, this Georgian mansion, all sea views and sofas for sinking into, is ‘a wonderful place, combining luxury and style with a friendly, relaxed approach’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • disabled
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Askham Hall

Askham Hall - Midweek Special Offer

Penrith

‘We felt we were staying at a grand house rather than a hotel,’ say regular Guide correspondents this year of Charles Lowther and his family'’s Grade I listed ancestral home, built around a medieval pele tower and brimming with the owners’ personality.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • outdoor_pool
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
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Rothay Manor

Rothay Manor

Ambleside

New brooms Jamie and Jenna Shail have refreshed this Georgian manor house since taking over in 2016, but traditional values have not been swept away.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
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The Lake

The Lake

Llangammarch Wells

Approached via quiet lanes bordered by hedgerows and dark-limbed trees, Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s Victorian hunting lodge-turned-country house hotel stands in extensive grounds stretching to a lake on the River Irfon.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • wine
  • disabled
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Langar Hall

Langar Hall

Langar

Down an avenue of lime trees stands this characterful hotel, its apricot-washed facade a welcome sight to its legions of loyal fans.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
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Overwater Hall

Overwater Hall

Ireby

There are open fires here, and views of Skiddaw; the traditional chintz and prints are ‘part of the charm’, says a devotee in 2017.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • country_house
  • view
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Northcote Manor

Northcote Manor

Burrington

In springtime, wisteria festoons Jean-Pierre Mifsud’s 18th-century manor house, an ‘oasis of tranquillity’ set amid orchards and woodlands in the Taw valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • honeymoon
  • disabled
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The Pig

The Pig

Brockenhurst

The first in the parcel of Pigs, sunning itself in the New Forest, this ‘relaxed, gorgeously rustic’ hotel remains a favourite of Guide readers.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • disabled
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

‘It’s a home away from home,’ chorus fans in 2017 of the Bennett family’s ‘stunning, well-preserved’ 19th-century pile striking a pose in rambling grounds in the Eden valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • view
  • disabled
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Milton Abbot

Olga Polizzi’s countryside retreat, at its origin a Regency fishing lodge created for the Duchess of Bedford, is today an ‘unpretentious, wholly enjoyable’ hotel ‘decorated with charm and taste’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled
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The Scarlet

The Scarlet

Mawgan Porth

Clean, contemporary design, eco credentials and ‘wonderful views’ attract guests to this voguish, adults-only hotel overlooking ‘a classic Cornish bay’.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • view
  • disabled
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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory

Hastings

‘Welcoming, generous, on top of its game – it’s altogether delightful.’ From the hand-woven rugs designed by a local artisan to the home-baked bread and home-cured bacon at breakfast, much is super-local (and just plain super) at this ‘stylishly quirky’, ‘beautifully refurbished’ B&B on the edge of the Old Town, say trusted Guide readers in 2016.
From £90 per night
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • b&b
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