England Short Breaks & Weekend Getaways

recommended hotels for short breaks and weekends throughout England


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the half-timbered exterior of this fine hotel is quintessentially English, inside there are elegant rooms, a sophisticated spa and creative dining

Whatley Manor

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impressive country house set in 12 acres of grounds, there are smart, well-appointed rooms, outstanding dining options and a sumptuous spa

Amberley Castle

Amberley

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900 years of history are on display at this unique hotel affording guests fine dining and elegant guest rooms that come furnished with antiques

Chewton Glen Hotel

New Milton

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impressive, multi award-winning country house set in 130 acres of grounds - features luxurious rooms, fine dining and array of facilities

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elegant hotel, noted for its professionalism, acclaimed fine dining and chic rooms and suites, set in 28 acres overlooking the Exe Estuary

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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

The Midland

Manchester

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Edwardian hotel much-loved by Mancunians and visitors alike with elegant and stylish interiors, luxurious rooms and fine dining restaurants

Langley Castle Hotel

Langley-on-Tyne

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enter the romantic world of a magnificent 14th-century castle boasting many original features including rooms with mullioned windows

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on the edge of Chatsworth Park, a Grade II listed manor house in a five- acre garden offers elegant boutique-style rooms and fine dining

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steep yourself in luxury at this smart hotel, the spa has unique access to Bath's thermal waters and the guest rooms come beautifully appointed

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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

One Aldwych

London WC2

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set in a refurbished Edwardian building, at the heart of Theatreland, a stylish and luxurious hotel with ultra-modern leisure facilities

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elegant, boutique-style townhouse, independently owned, where comfort, attention to detail and good hospitality are the order of the day

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

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peacefully set in 107 acres of immaculate, wooded grounds just below Dartmoor's peaks, an exceptional hotel providing top-notch service

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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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this fine, historic house rests in magnificent gardens on the fringes of York close to the racecourse, elegant rooms are decorated with antiques

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

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elegant, 19th-century mansion, set in 38 acres of grounds, where original character and charm features alongside contemporary touches

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a former farmhouse incorporating ancient barns and stables, now an elegant country retreat offering relaxing spa facilities and great dining

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