With nine of our hotels situated in stunning countryside locations across Hampshire, Kent, Warwickshire, North and West Yorkshire, Worcestershire and Surrey you're spoilt for choice when looking for break from it all in the country.
The town of York, founded by the Romans, has a mix of medieval, Georgian and Victorian architecture. The Yorkshire coast retains historic grandeur in its towns like Scarborough or its smaller resorts like Whitby are where you can find some of the best coastline today. The Yorkshire Dales, to the northwest, has a wonderful collection of places to visit, stone-built villages, limestone hills, serene valleys and majestic mountains to explore. The county’s other National Park, the North York Moors, is divided into bleak upland moors and rugged coastline. Both of our country house hotels in Yorkshire offer a peaceful and relaxing stay, with plenty of things to see and do nearby.
Once a separate kingdom and England’s oldest county, Kent, in the south of England, now offers everything from historical buildings to ultra-modern art galleries. From Canterbury’s World Heritage site is home to one of England’s most important historical buildings, Canterbury Cathedral, to inspiring castles and stately homes that boast glorious gardens like Hever Castle and Penshurst Place, there are plenty of ideal places for days out and weekend breaks in Kent for the whole family.
Fawsley Hall Hotel & Spa is located in Northamptonshire the county often described as the Rose of the Shires. Conveniently located with easy access to the M1 and M40, Fawsley Hall is centrally located in a rural position in the Northamptonshire countryside. From picturesque villages with thatched cottages to the thrill of hosting the Formula One Grand Prix at Silverstone, Northamptonshire is home to some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
Stanbrook Abbey Hotel is located in Worcestershire which mainly lies between the majestic Malvern Hills and the Cotswolds. It is a county of contrasts with charming villages, bustling towns and the magnificent cathedral city of Worcester nestle in a mixture of mature woodland, meandering river valleys, fruit orchards and farmland. Stanbrook Abbey is only five miles from the M5 and 40 minutes from Birmingham International Airport.
Situated in the heart of southern England and the ideal destination for a weekend break our two Hand Picked Hotels in Surrey are perfect bases to allow you to explore all that this county has to offer. Surrey’s three peaks are the ideal place to walk and view the stunning countryside, get active at Mercedes-Benz World with the chance to speed around handling circuits or go on an off-road terrain course – fun for the whole family. As well as countless free museums and outdoor pursuits, Surrey boasts one of the country’s biggest theme parks in Thorpe Park. Painshill Park, Denbies Wine Estate and numerous National Trust Properties provide a natural and calming environment to explore the historical attractions on offer. Both of our hotels in Surrey are easily accessible and offer a relaxing stay with plenty of fun things to do nearby.