Set in Tintinhull, amid gardens and willow trees, the four star The Crown & Victoria welcomes travellers to the central Somerset countryside, and serves as a base for exploring attractions such as Tintinhull Garden, Montacute House, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon Priory, Fleet Air Arm Museum, East Lambrook Manor Gardens and Hardington Moor National Nature Reserve.
Rooms featuring wooden furnishings, hospitality trays and en suite bathrooms equipped with showers
AA Rosettte-awarded restaurant
Check-in from 11am; check-out by 10am
Complimentary Wi-Fi; pets not permitted
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
Groupon’s Guide To Somerset
Bordered in the North by the Bristol Channel, Somerset is a rural county in South West England (UK) characterised by rolling hills and large flat expanses.
In the area, attractions such as the caves of the Mendip Hills and the henge monument at Stanton Drew stone circles gather visitors from far and wide. On the northern coast of the Bristol Channel, Bridgewater Bay is a National Nature Reserve consisting of large areas of mud flats, saltmarsh, sand flats and shingle ridges, some of which are vegetated and home to over 190 species of overwintering waders and wildfowl.
Enjoy a countryside retreat in central Somerset at a 4* The Crown & Victoria hotel located in Tintinhull
What You Get
Included in all options: Stay with full English cooked breakfast and dinner between 1 Sep-30 Dec 2016.
Services included in dedicated options: 2-night options are valid for dinner on the first night.
With 80 bedrooms, a 3-bedroom woodland lodge, health club, spa, meeting rooms, an auditorium and a brassiere and bar, Needham House Hotel offers many on-site activities and rooms for event-hosting.
Groupon’s Guide To Hertfordshire
For acres of natural beauty, guests may head to Stevenage and take a walk around the picturesque Benington Lordship Gardens, before enjoying a bite to eat and a few drinks at one of the many restaurants and pubs in Hertford.
Visitors may also take a drive to St. Alban’s Cathedral, founded in 793AD, and marvel at its Gothic architecture, ornate ceilings, and medieval paintings. Next, they may delve into Roman history with a visit to the Verulamium Museum, home to some of the most intricate mosaics outside of the Mediterranean, before crossing over to the ruins of the Roman Theatre, built in circa 140AD.
Enjoy a stay at this 18th-century manor house and a four-star boutique hotel set in 35 acres of woodland in the Kentish countryside
What You Get
Included in all options: 1-night stay for two in a classic room with breakfast, three-course dinner from the Table D’ Hote menu on first night valid Sun-Thu, or £35 per person dinner allowance from A la Carte menu valid Fri-Sat, access to the Utopia Spa facilities (from 3pm on the day of arrival to 11am on the day of departure), 20% off all treatments (as long as they are booked 72 hours in advance), arriving between 1 Aug and 1 Nov 2016
20% off spa treatments when booked 72 hours in advance
Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa
Nestled in the Kentish countryside, the Rowhill Grange Hotel and Utopia Spa is a four-star estate that allures guests with its luxury accommodation and award-winning restaurants.
Oriented towards pampering and relaxation, this 18th-century manor house welcomes guests to individually designed rooms, fitted with Egyptian cotton bed linen, deluxe duvets and a polished Victorian style bath.
Guests may enjoy dining experiences in either the RG’s Restaurant or Elements Bar, where dinner menus combine traditional classics with seasonal touches using Kentish produce.
The Roman-themed spa is especially designed for creating an intimate and refreshing spa experience with two floors of pools, pressure jets, steam room and bubble baths.
Groupon’s Guide To Kent
If zipping over to the village idyll of Eynsford, travellers enthused by archaeology should be sure to stop off at the Lullingstone Roman Villa which boasts some of the most excellently preserved remains in the UK.
The gentrified sprawl of the Knole House estate allures visitors with its lofty manor house, herds of deer, and literary ties to such celebrated writers as Virginia Woolf. Over 300 years of military history may be uncovered at the Royal Engineers Museum, which plays host to an illuminating collection of weapons, vehicles, and uniforms from a variety of cultures.
Located in Eastbourne, a 10-minute walk from the Victorian Eastbourne Pier, Royal Hippodrome Theatre and and the city centre, The Strand Hotel allures guests on the city’s seafront. The Carpet Gardens may be found just a 10-minute walk from the hotel, while the Eastbourne Rail Station is only 0.9 miles away.
On-site restaurant and bar offering refreshing cocktails
Rooms featuring flat-screen TVs, hospitality trays and hairdryers on request
Free public parking is available at the back of the hotel
Check-in from 3pm; check-out by 11am
Pets not permitted
Guide To East Sussex
Bordered by Kent county to the east and Surrey to the north west, East Sussex is part of the historic county of Sussex, which has its roots in the ancient kingdom of the South Saxons.
Often known for its landscaped grounds and nature trails, the region is home of the Seven Sisters, a series of chalk cliffs, part of the Seven Sisters Country Park, between the towns of Seaford and Eastbourne. Another well-known attraction is the Royal Pavilion, an 18th century royal palace built for King George IV, while holidaymakers may also take a trip to Old Town Hastings, a traditional British town where plenty of antique shops and unusual old buildings may be explored. Located in seaside town of Eastbourne, East Sussex Falconry offers plenty of bird watching opportunities, from the known eagle or hawk to the more exotic white-faced owl.
Chigwell Tours and Visits offers clients a number of outings, primarily to Essex and London. Clients can choose from a range of tours to the City of London, Windsor castle and Ongar steam railway, as well as trips to local forests and lakes. Further excursions, such as those to Bath and Somerset, are also available.
Railway-themed hotel offering panoramic views of the Yorkshire countryside
What You Get
Included in all options: Stay for two in a double room with continental breakfast and 2-course dinner from set menu (valid for starter and mains only) on the first nights only, valid Sun-Fri between 20 Jul-30 Nov 2016.
Max. 1 dog allowed for £10 per dog per night supplement
The Sidings Hotel is a conceptual hotel designed to celebrate the romantic heritage of classic 20th century rail travel. Built exclusively from vintage Pullman-style railway carriages, the hotel retains a sharp focus on the fine quality fittings of a pre-1960 steam rail, boasting a stained wood decor, fine, polished metal-work and linen tablecloths.
Guest rooms are converted original Pullman carriages with en suite bathrooms, and come fitted with hospitality trays, TVs and hairdryer.
The restaurant offers an extensive food and wine menu, while the spacious conservatory allows guests to sit and enjoy the panoramic views of the open Yorkshire countryside.
Groupon’s Guide to North Yorkshire
The largest county in England beckons with quaint spa towns, green pastures and hearty dining. In the traditional seaside town of Scarborough tourists may visit the Victorian spa, walk along the harbour or head to the 3000-year-old ruins of Scarborough Castle for some family photos. Holidaymakers may also explore the historic spa town of Harrogate, where authentically styled Turkish baths, plunge pools and steam rooms beckon with quality leisure moments. In York, the largest medieval cathedral in all of Northern Europe may be admired before following the almost five mile long circuit of the City Walls.
Enjoy a stay at a country house hotel nestled on the Isle of Wight
What You Get
Included in all options: Stay for two in a standard double or twin room with full English breakfast, 3-course dinner on the first night, return car ferry and complimentary use of leisure facilities at both Luccombe Manor Country House and Luccombe Hall Country House, valid between 1 Oct 2016-17 Feb 2017
Boasting a traditional facade defined by the rustic aura of a country house, the Luccombe Manor Country House Hotel occupies a prime position on the Isle of Wight’s coast, overlooking from a cliff top the blue waters of Sandown Bay.
Spacious rooms boasting remote controlled flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi, hospitality tray with tea and coffee-making facilities
Spa pool, outdoor hot tub and games room
Access to the indoor and outdoor facilities of its sister hotel, Luccombe Hall Country House Hotel, including outdoor garden facilities for children (swings, climbing frame, trampoline, giant chess and draughts, mini putting), indoor pool heated to 86 degrees, spa indoor hot tub, sauna (from midday to 6pm), pool table, table tennis, squash court, basketball hoop, toddler soft play area
Check-in from 2pm; check-out by 11am
Staff speaks English; Pets not allowed
Isle of Wight is one of UK’s favourite holiday destinations, beckoning with its coastal cliffs, quaint villages, unspoilt countryside surroundings and family-friendly attractions.
On the Isle of Wight, visitors have the opportunity to admire many villages displaying ancient architecture and thatched roof cottages, and enjoy outdoor activities such as tree climbing or karting. Animal lovers may go the Monkey Haven, to the Seaview Wildlife Encounter or to The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, while history enthusiasts may pay a visit to the Carisbrooke Castle or to the Osborne House, once a royal residence.
Check-in from 3pm, check-out by 11am; late check-out by midday
Complimentary Wi-Fi in all areas
Pets not allowed
The Wood Norton
Originally built as a hunting lodge and retaining much as of its late 19th century French interior decorations, the four star The Wood Norton is housed in a listed Victorian style building, welcoming guests to escape in the vast outdoors and rural settings of Malvern Hills, Cotswolds and Worcestershire.
Rooms and suites at The Wood Norton overlook the grounds or the hotel’s formal gardens, and are a blend of modern and traditional, featuring an airy decor, large windows, and tea and coffee-making facilities.
Guests can relish fine contemporary British fare crafted from fresh locally sourced produce at the hotel’s restaurant, and they can also unwind with a drink or peruse the menu while enjoying the garden view at the bar or from the terrace.
The Wood Norton ranks first of 12 hotels in Evesham on TripAdvisor, scoring 4.5 out of 5 based on 819 reviews. It also boasts a Certificate of Excellence. Details verified on 11/07/2016.
Midway between Oxford and High Wycombe sits The Lambert Hotel, a refurbished coaching inn featuring cosy open fires and contemporary-styled bedrooms. Located at the foot of the Chiltern Hills, the inn is ideally located for leisurely strolls and outdoor activities, while nearby areas of interest include the historic Hell-Fire Caves and Blenheim Palace.
En suite rooms with plasma TV with Freeview channels, hot drink-making facilities and hairdryer
Contemporary AA rosette and AA breakfast awarded restaurant
Georgian style historic hotel offering fine seafront location in Brighton and four star accommodation
What You Get
Included in all options: Stay for two with breakfast, 3-course dinner on first night, one bottle of wine and late check-out arriving Jul-Nov 2016
Services included in dedicated options: Afternoon tea on second day
See the options list at the end of ‘Getaways Report’ tab.
The Old Ship Hotel
Overlooking the Brighton promenade and benefiting its guests with sweeping views of the English Channel due to its seafront location, The Old Ship Hotel traces its origins back to the 17th century, having been host for the likes of Charles II and Paganini, now consisting a blend of modern four star comforts and clean Georgian style architecture.
Rooms with en suite facilities, TV, ironing kit; Complimentary Wi-Fi
Restaurant and bar serving fresh British fare, centuries old cellars, alfresco terrace
Gym kitted out for cardio and resistance training
Check-in from 3pm, check-out by 11am, late check-out by 1pm
Pets allowed for a £15 per pet per night supplement (subject to availability, please contact hotel directly)
Max. 1 well behaved dog permitted for a £10 per night supplement paid directly to the hotel
Elm Farm Country House
Set amid 1.5 acres of gardens, the Elm Farm Country House dates back to the 1600s and provides a bolthole for a rural retreat. The hotel boasts a duck pond and the ‘Garden of Eden’, while the market, shops and sights of Norwich are accessible in about a 15-minute drive.
Housed in the original dairy and stables, the bedrooms feature oak-beamed ceilings and traditional decor, and come fitted with flat-screen TVs and private bathrooms.
The restaurant serves home-cooked meals for breakfast and dinner, consisting of traditional meals such as a full English breakfast, beer-battered cod and chips or steak and ale pie, while light bites and snacks are also available.
A truly decadent hotel break for two with a luxurious overnight suite, exclusive Champagne, English or Thai dinner and breakfast
What You Get
Included in both options: One-night stay for two people in a suite, with a flute of Pere et Fils Champagne on arrival (worth £19.95 each), a bottle of Champagne Tsarine by Adriana in your suite (worth £289.95), for dinner - either a seven-course signature menu in the English restaurant or a twelve-plate premium menu in the Thai restaurant, and continental breakfast.
Two truly unique hotels acclaimed for dramatic decor and exceptional dining. The Crazy Bear is the antithesis to bland accommodation and has been awarded Coolest Hotel Chain by Prestige Events Magazine Cool Venue Awards in 2015.
The Crazy Bear was chosen for the international launch of ‘Champagne Tsarine by Adriana’ - a premium Champagne currently exclusively available in the UK at Crazy Bear venues.
The Crazy Bear Beaconsfield
The Crazy Bear Beaconsfield in Buckinghamshire is a decadent oasis of elaborate luxury, situated in the centre of the beautiful quintessentially-English Old Town Beaconsfield, just minutes from the M40 J2 and less than 20 minutes by train from London Marylebone. The oldest documented building in Beaconsfield comprises sumptuous accommodation, lavish English and Thai restaurants, two bars, four private function rooms, and a terrace with swimming pool and Jacuzzi. Conde Nast Hot List for one of the best new hotels in the world.
The Crazy Bear Stadhampton
The Crazy Bear Stadhampton in Oxfordshire is a unique boutique hotel with flamboyant character. Set in 80 acres and surrounded by rural Oxfordshire countryside, just 15 minutes from Oxford and less than 40 miles from London. The ‘original’ Crazy Bear comprises eclectic accommodation, award-winning English and Thai restaurants, two bars, four private function rooms, abundant gardens and terraces, and is home to The Crazy Bear farm and farm shop. The Sunday Times Top Ten British Hotels.
Four star accommodation offered by a hotel located, just a 10-minute drive from Blackburn
What You Get
Included in all options: Stay for two in a luxury double room with full English breakfast (served on each morning during stay) valid between 1 Jul-30 Sept 2016
Services included in dedicated options: with 2-course dinner (choice of starter and main or main and dessert) served on the first night only plus spa access (2 hours to the thermal bathing suite which includes a hydrotherapy pool, salt infusion room, sensation showers, aroma steam room, herbal sauna, finish sauna and ice fountain) and treatments (treatments are a 30 minutes express facial and 30 minute back, neck and shoulder massage each)
Stretching out across 54 acres of verdant countryside in Lancashire, theStanley House Hotel beckons with four star luxuries. Built around an 18th-century manor house this hotel sits close to Preston and Blackburn.
The rooms combine modern comforts with historic features, and come equipped with en suite bathroom with shower, TV, complimentary Wi-Fi and hospitality trays.
Providing stylish surroundings, the Grill on the Hill restaurant is designed to offer guests a hearty meal and award winning wines and international beers.
Offering views of the Ribble Valley, Mr Fred’s bar and lounge allows guests to unwind and enjoy a relaxed dinning environment; also features a sun terrace.
The Spa at Stanley House hotel is designed as an oasis of relaxation for visitors running away from the everyday stress.
In 2015, this hotel won this national award: “Best Spa for Above and Beyond” on The Good Spa Guide (the winners of the national awards are chosen by the Spa Spies).