The Best British Country Inns & Pub Accommodation

recommended country inns and pubs with rooms throughout Great Britain


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an elegantly appointed hotel, steeped in character, featuring sumptuous bedrooms, an award winning restaurant and a delightful garden

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a combination of modern, boutique hotel with stylish rooms and 16th-century inn set in peaceful countryside on the edge of the Peak District

The Swan

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dating back to the 14th century, this collection of restored buildings now forms a stylish and most comfortable hotel with a fine-dining restaurant

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a Victorian former farmhouse transformed into a boutique, coastal bolt-hole; smart bedrooms and dining on quality local produce feature

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this charming house was the former home of Lord Snowdon, it sits in 15 acres of beautiful grounds and offers a peaceful and relaxing retreat

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an inviting, family-run hotel, set in 6 acres of grounds surrounded by the majestic fells of Great Langdale, there are cosy rooms and good food

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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

Hodgkinsons Hotel

Matlock Bath

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there is a secluded roof garden to relax in at this elegantly appointed, Grade II listed hotel where many period features have been retained

The Fleece Inn

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character and charm are retained, oak beams and fireplaces, at this inn near the Forest of Bowland; the renovated rooms have luxurious comfort

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smart, stylish rooms are set in converted former stables and barns next to the 16th century coaching inn in a pretty village just off the A30

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a Grade II listed 18th century coaching inn, in the beautiful Washburn Valley, provides award-winning dining and inviting, stylish rooms

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found on the historic Market Place this beautiful 500-year-old building is furnished with antiques and classic furniture and boasts elegant rooms

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set beside babbling Malham Beck and accessed by an ancient clapper bridge this cosy inn provides an enchanting country escape

The Hand

Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog

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character inn with bags of original charm - old beams, roaring fires, real ales and hearty food - and comfy, cosy rooms and pamper treatments

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roaring log fires, cosy bars, stylish guest rooms - some with 4-poster beds - and award-winning dining all add to the country house ambience

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a comfortable hotel set in landscaped gardens, situated near the River Ant

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dine in the rustic village ambiance of this 17th century inn, then enjoy the luxury of stylish contemporary rooms with thoughtful extras upstairs

High Tor Hotel

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a well presented hotel, with many rooms enjoying views of the craggy High Tor, that is perfectly placed between Matlock and Matlock Spa

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boutique hotel and inn with an eclectic design style that marries original features with French chic; food is seasonal, hearty and locally sourced

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16th-Century inn set amidst pretty gardens, the popular restaurant occupies part of an Elizabethan manor house with a Minstrels Gallery

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