Hygge, the Scandinavian way of life that’s implicit of all things good, wholesome, life affirming, and, in cold dark months, cosy as well, is the latest Scandi phenomena to fascinate the wider world just in time for Christmas, and we know a hotel or two that epitomise all of those things.  So here are ten of the Good Hotel Guide’s cosy hotels in the U.K and Ireland, or hotels for hygge!

Top cosy hotels in the UK

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Little Barwick House

Little Barwick House - 'Festive Sparkler Escape' Special Offer

Yeovil

A warm and friendly restaurant with rooms, Little Barwick House in Somerset is a family effort, and very much a labour of love.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • for_wine-lovers
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
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Lewtrenchard Manor

Lewtrenchard Manor - Winter Break Special Offer

Okehampton

A luxury manor house hotel in Devon, don’t let the grandeur of Lewtrenchard Manor fool you; this place is very much a cosy hideaway.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • honeymoon
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • golf
  • for_wine-lovers
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - Winter Snuggler 3rd Night Free Special Offer

Barnard Castle

An 18th century coaching inn, The Rose and Crown was one of the 2020 Good Hotel Guide Editor’s choice pubs with rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • electric_charging_point
  • electric_charging_point
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Montagu Arms

Montagu Arms - 'Forest to Fork' Dining Break Special Offer

Beaulieu

‘Our sixth visit, and a wonderful end to our holiday,’ write readers who stopped over at this wisteria-smothered hotel in an unspoilt New Forest village.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • for_wine-lovers
  • spa
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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Glenfinnan House Hotel

Glenfinnan House Hotel - Three nights for Two Special Offer

Fort William

In a picture perfect location on the banks of Loch Shiel, Glenfinnan House Hotel is like something from JK Rowling’s imagination, and indeed the nearby Glenfinnan viaduct railway bridge was used in the Harry Potter films.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • country_house
  • honeymoon
  • vegan-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
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Bank House

Bank House - £99 per Room Sunday Night D,B&B Special Offer

King's Lynn

A Grade II Georgian town house hotel, set on the quayside, in the heart of the historic King’s Lynn, Bank House.
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • wifi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

Conjuring a sense of idiosyncratic aristocracy and home comforts, The Inn at Whitewell sits on the banks of the River Hodder and is brimming with blazing fires, antiques, paintings and eccentricity inside.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
  • for_wine-lovers
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wi-fi
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

Helmsley

In ‘a lovely village’ on the edge of the North Yorkshire moors, Andrew Pern’s ‘stylish old inn’ is a mix-and-thatch of ancient cruck-framed pub, dining extension, and lodgings in a converted building opposite.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
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The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station

Petworth

Stay in a Pullman Carriage at The Old Railway Station in Petworth, in the heart of The South Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • historic
  • walking
  • b&b
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • disabled_facilities
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Llwyndu Farmhouse

Llwyndu Farmhouse

Barmouth

A welcoming B&B with a highly recommended restaurant included, Llwyndu Farmhouse sits on the coast of Snowdonia in the old fishing village of Barmouth.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wi-fi
  • good_value
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Chapel House

Chapel House

Penzance

White, with splashes of contemporary colour characterise this historic boutique hotel in Penzance, where each of the six light and spacious bedrooms has a handmade oak bed and views over Penzance harbour.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • romantic
  • wi-fi
  • guest_house
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • great_breakfast
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Borrowdale Gates

Borrowdale Gates

Grange-in-Borrowdale

A luxury, four star hotel nestled into the Borrowdale Valley. This award-winning hotel has a gentility about it that beckons you to tuck into afternoon tea.
From £65 per night
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wi-fi
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
Last updated: December 16, 2019