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The Grove

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boasting open fires and wood panelling in the public rooms, this luxurious 18th century hotel features stylishly decorated rooms

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a Victorian mansion that has been sympathetically refurbished to offer an elegant hotel and dining that reflects the lakeland landscape

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this prestigious country estate, home of the world famous golf courses, is a luxurious destination offering a wealth of pursuits and activities

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luxurious, well-appointed accommodation at either a secluded lake side house or at a hotel set in 21 acres with award winning dining and spa

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an elegant country-house set on the edges of Bolton Abbey's 30,000 acre estate with a luxurious adult-only spa and a choice of restaurants

Prestonfield House

Edinburgh

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luxurious retreat, opulently furnished with imaginative touches - enjoy fine-dining, elegantly decorated rooms and attractive gardens

The Goring

London SW1

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offering fine hospitality for over a 100 years, elegant hotel close to Buckingham Palace with comfortable rooms decorated in pleasing styles

Cromlix

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in its own picturesque setting and owned by the tennis ace, Sir Andy Murray, a luxurious hotel with individually styled, opulent rooms

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refined, elegant hotel with an indulgent spa set in arguably the best address in Bath that is centre stage of the magnificent Royal Crescent

Bodysgallen Hall

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a 17th century house set in 200 acres of parkland and formal gardens, it offers panoramic views, superb spa facilities and fine dining

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the beautiful location on the shores of Loch Na Dal, award-winning food and the luxurious rooms all make this hotel one of Skye's finest

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set amidst riverside gardens a short walk from the village and features elegant rooms, a small but relaxing spa and award-winning dining

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relaxed informality and stylish refinement are the order of the day, enjoy spacious rooms, fine dining and a relaxing spa and leisure facilities

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a delightful Edwardian house nestled in 2 acres of mature grounds at the heart of Borrowdale and affords guests a slice of peaceful, country life

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17th century stately home, overlooking the River Thames, with opulent interiors, luxurious rooms and suites and a state-of-the art spa

Glenapp Castle

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a stunning baronial house surrounded by 36 acres of gardens and woodland, it offers gourmet, 6-course dining and sumptuous guest rooms

Lords of the Manor

Upper Slaughter

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a former rectory dating from the 17th-century set in 8 acres of secluded gardens offering elegant rooms and award-winning fine dining

Rhinefield House Hotel

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a grand country house hotel dating from 1887, buried deep in the New Forest, featuring a luxury spa, fine dining and ornamental gardens

Fonab Castle Hotel

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restored 19th century baronial castle set beside a loch, stylish bedrooms are accommpanied by a relaxing spa, fine dining and good wine cellar

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fine dining, fine views, well-appointed traditional or contemporary style rooms and a relaxing ambience are on offer at this charming hotel

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