ROMANTIC COUNTRY ESCAPES WITH HAND PICKED HOTELS
- Pre-dinner Champagne
- Pre-dinner canapés
- A three course dinner
- An overnight stay
- Full traditional breakfast
- From just £145 per room
- For stays between 1 February and 18 March
Dreaming of a cosy country house where you can escape with a loved one? Set in picturesque rural grounds and boasting gourmet food, fine wine, four poster beds and roaring fires, Hand Picked Hotels, a collection of 17 country house hotels across the UK, is the perfect choice for those seeking a little romance.
On 1 February 2012, Hand Picked Hotels launch a Champagne overnight stay for those who want to make their stay extra special. Book now for any night between 1 February and 18 March 2012 – and from £145 per room per night, enjoy a pre-dinner glass of Bruno Paillard Brut Champagne, pre-dinner canapés, a three course dinner, an overnight stay and breakfast. For added relaxation, guests staying at one of the seven spa hotels can treat themselves to two 25 minute spa treatments from just £69 per person. Some Hand Picked Hotels’ spas have couples’ treatment rooms so guests can enjoy the experience together.
With hotels across the UK - from Jersey to Surrey, Kent and Edinburgh – there is guaranteed to be a Hand Picked Hotel near you. Below is a selection of hotels from the collection to choose from:
Located in East Sussex near the Ashdown Forest, Buxted Park Hotel, Uckfield, East Sussex was built as a country home in 1722 and boasts 312 acres of grounds which include three large lakes and a deer park. Architecturally splendid, it is the perfect place to take someone you want to impress. Some fascinating guests have stayed at Buxted Park Hotel, including Winston Churchill, Marlon Brando and William Wordsworth. Today, guests can dine in a two AA rosette fine dining restaurant and enjoy the comfort of 44 stylish bedrooms, 7 of which suites named after famous literary figures.
Situated amongst 23 acres of rolling countryside, Chilston Park Hotel near Lenham, Kent is a 17th Century Grade I listed country house with a two AA Rosette restaurant offering exquisite local cuisine. Stay in one of the 53 bedrooms, many of which offer 17th century features such fireplaces and four poster beds, from just £145 per person per night, this Valentines.
Tucked away behind beautiful woodland and surrounded by seven acres of grounds, Audleys Wood Hotel, Basingstoke, Hampshire makes the perfect countryside escape. For those whose idea of true romance is a sumptuous meal for two, enjoy culinary heaven in the old dining hall of the hotel, now the Simonds Restaurant.
Alternatively, Woodlands Park Hotel, Cobham, Surrey, a stunning, 19th century country house hotel located within easy access of central London, is a perfect place to escape the daily grind. Visitors are guaranteed to have an enjoyable stay with two great dining experiences - the wood-panelled Oak Room Restaurant and the more contemporary Brasserie – and a number of places to visit in the local area including Denbies, England’s largest vineyard and Hampton Court Palace.
Set in the beautiful Kent countryside, Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa in Fawkham Green, Kent is a tranquil country house dating back to 1806. Offering 38 bedrooms, a two AA Rosette restaurant and a health club and spa, Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa is the perfect for those seeking romance and relaxation combined with fine hospitality. Spoil yourself this year with a treatment at the hotel’s spa.
For more information or to book, please call 0845 458 0905 or visit www.handpickedhotels.co.uk/wintermailer and quote PWP.
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The spa hotels include Brandshatch Place Hotel & Spa in Kent, Nutfield Priory Hotel & Spa in Surrey, Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa in Cheshire, New Hall Hotel & Spa in North Birmingham, Wood Hall Hotel & Spa in West Yorkshire, Norton House Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh and L’Horizon Hotel & Spa in Jersey.
About Hand Picked Hotels
The award-winning Hand Picked Hotels collection, created by former City lawyer Julia Hands, are luxurious country house hotels renowned for exquisite food, fine wines and excellent service in stylish, relaxing surroundings. There are 17 hotels across the UK, with locations ranging from the New Forest and Jersey to Yorkshire and Edinburgh. Hand Picked Hotels has focused on the quality of its service and cuisine and in the last three years 15 hotels have achieved two AA rosette status with Norton House in Edinburgh winning three AA rosettes. Eight hotels have achieved red star status, being recognised as amongst the AA's Top 200 hotels in the UK & Ireland. Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa has been awarded and retains 5 bubbles from the Good Spa Guide.