Sopwell House Hotel, Saint Albans, Hertfordshire. AL1 2HQ
Once home to the young Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, this Georgian country house has been carefully transformed into a luxury hotel, offering spacious and elegantly decorated rooms. Leisure facilities include a beautiful swimming pool and fitness suite.
The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire. WD3 4TG
This former seat of the Earls of Clarendon has been sympathetically renovated and transformed into a truly luxurious hotel, complete with an award-winning spa, an 18 hole golf course and two pools. Set in several hundred acres of parkland, a short drive from Heathrow.
With a history dating back to the 18th century, the Salisbury Arms is the oldest hotel in Hertford. Retaining much of its original charm, it now offers lovely accommodation in 31 elegant bedrooms and a fine dining restaurant serving some of the best food in town.
St Michael's Manor Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4RY.
With parts of this lovely old manor house dating back 500 years, St Michael’s Manor stands in five acres of beautifully manicured English country gardens, complete with its own lake. Offering 30 classically styled bedrooms, a short stroll from the heart of historic St. Albans.
Set in several hundred acre grounds, this former mansion house combines traditional Edwardian features with 21st century indulgences, including a luxury spa, 2 championship golf courses and 3 restaurants. Many of the elegantly decorated rooms offer views over golf course.
The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, Embleton, Northumberland. NE66 3UN.
Just a walk away from the gloriously wide sandy beach of Embleton Bay and the majestic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, this small family run hotel offers just 18 en-suite bedrooms. The award-winning restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced dishes daily.
Warkworth House Hotel, Warkworth, Northumberland. NE65 0XB.
Boasting views over the magnificent medieval Warkworth Castle, this 19th century coaching inn offers spacious, pet friendly accommodation in a range of room styles. Less than a mile from the unspoilt Northumberland coastline, the hotel makes the ideal touring base.