The best UK staycations this summer

When the sun shines there’s nowhere finer to go on holiday, and once in a while we could all do with a good staycation.  Here’s a selection of the Good Hotel Guide’s best hotels for a UK staycation this summer…

The best UK staycations this summer

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Hartwell House

Hartwell House - £99 Per Person Special Offer

Aylesbury

Wander through the ‘extravagantly and sumptuously furnished’ rooms at this stately mansion – it’s not hard to imagine being a member of the court of Louis XVIII of France, who lived here, in exile, in the 19th century. Today, run by Historic House Hotels for the National Trust, it is a ‘special’, ‘blissfully quiet’ place to stay.
From £200 per night
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
  • gym
  • weddings
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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The Portobello

The Portobello - Sunday Stay Over Offer

London

Intrigued by the idea of an antique four-poster bed so high you need steps to get into it? Fascinated by the notion of a Victorian steampunk bath right in the bedroom? Look no further.
From £195 per night
  • romantic
  • historic
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
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Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for 3

New Milton

There’s a great atmosphere at this privately owned country house spa hotel (Relais & Châteaux), unstintingly luxurious yet completely family friendly.
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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The Lord Crewe Arms

The Lord Crewe Arms

Blanchland

Contemporary country house meets ‘cheerful’ local pub at this 12th-century former abbot’s lodge, in a ‘beautiful’ conservation village.
From £164.00 per night
  • romantic
  • gastropub
  • historic
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With ‘no rules – just plenty of warm, friendly staff, and wonderful food and service’, Wendy and Simon Bennett’s Victorian fantasy castle continues to win rave reviews.
From £160 per night
  • tennis
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh

Milton Abbot

A Regency fishing lodge built for Georgiana, Duchess of Bedford, stands in a ‘magical’ landscape of grottoes and follies created by Humphry Repton, on the banks of the Tamar.
From £190 per night
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • view
  • historic
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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South Sands

South Sands

Salcombe

Nautical but nice, this ‘beautifully designed’ hotel injects New England flair into a secluded cove on South Sands beach.
From £170.00 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Kilmichael Country House

Kilmichael Country House

Brodick

This hotel closed on September 25th, 2016 after publication of the new 2017 edition of the Good Hotel Guide.
From £98 per night
  • romantic
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi

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Selected hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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