Ten UK hotels for outdoor pursuits

Spring is in the air so it’s time to think about hotels that let us explore the great outdoors.  From shooting to fishing, walking to horse riding, here are ten UK hotels that are perfect for outdoor pursuits…

Ten UK hotels for outdoor pursuits

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The Horn of Plenty

The Horn of Plenty - 2 night Escape to the Country Special Offer – flexible cancellation

Tavistock

It’s all about the views at this former 19th-century mine captain’s house turned dog-friendly hotel on a hillside on the Devon/Cornwall border.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • baby-friendly
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three Nights for Two Special Offer

Fort William

You can almost hear the skirling of pipes as you gaze across Loch Shiel from Jane MacFarlane’s waterside mansion to the Glenfinnan Monument and distant Ben Nevis.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
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3
The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

There is an outdoorsy, tally-ho vibe about Charles Bowman’s rural inn on the banks of the River Hodder, with views to the Forest of Bowland.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
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Howtown Hotel

Howtown Hotel

Penrith

It’s traditional with a capital T at the ‘delightfully old-fashioned’ Howtown, with dinner gong, no in-room TVs, and extremely limited Wi-Fi.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • guest_house
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
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Culdearn House

Culdearn House

Grantown-on-Spey

On the edge of the Cairngorms national park, William and Sonia Marshall’s bay-fronted Victorian house looks on to a tract of the ancient woodlands that surround Grantown-on-Spey.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wi-fi
  • country_house
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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Underleigh House

Underleigh House

Hope

‘We felt as if we had been invited to stay with friends,’ says one reviewer of this welcoming B&B in the heart of Jane Eyre country.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • good_value
  • eco-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • electric_charging_point
  • boutique
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Tavistock

‘It’s hard to fathom just how many things the Endsleigh does right,’ says one reader, of this Grade I listed hotel set in 200 acres of fairy-tale gardens in the Tamar valley.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • baby-friendly
  • boutique
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Boskerris Hotel

Boskerris Hotel

St Ives

Above Carbis Bay, just far enough from the madding crowd, Jonathan and Marianne Bassett’s small Edwardian hotel is the epitome of coastal style.
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
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Last updated: November 12, 2018