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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Special offer
Hartwell House & Spa

Hartwell House & Spa - £89.50 Per Person Special Offer

Aylesbury

Swish up the drive through an Arcadian 18th-century landscape to reach this Jacobean mansion.
From £200 per night
  • gym
  • weddings
  • golf
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • wifi
  • parking
  • indoor_pool
  • historic
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Special offer
The Portobello

The Portobello - Sunday Stay Over Offer

London

Once known for its celebrity shenanigans, this west London bolthole, in two neo-classical mansions, is ‘the opposite of bland’.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
3
Special offer
Chewton Glen

Chewton Glen - 4 Nights for 3

New Milton

‘Superb’, ‘excellent’, ‘impressive’, ‘delightful’ – on the edge of the New Forest, this model of a country house hotel and spa is on top form, having celebrated its golden anniversary.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • country_house
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • cooking_school
  • view
  • wine
  • disabled
4
The Lord Crewe Arms

The Lord Crewe Arms

Blanchland

The flagstone floors, cavernous fireplaces, labyrinthine corridors and barrel-vaulted crypt bar ‘reek of history’ at this cheerfully updated medieval abbot’s lodge in a conservation village on the North Pennine moors.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • gastropub
  • wine
  • disabled
5
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
10% discount voucher
6
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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South Sands

South Sands

Salcombe

At high tide, the waves come up to the wraparound terrace of this ‘beautifully designed’ beachside hotel, sheltered in a pretty cove.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • view
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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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