14 May 2016
From rugged coastlines to sleek, urban cities – the UK is full of interesting places to visit. Sometimes, though, there is nothing that quite beats escaping to the English countryside and taking a well-deserved break from the grind of daily life. Picture roaring fires and cosy pubs, long country walks and breath-taking views. Sound good? Well, for those of you looking to rest and recuperate we’ve put together our top 4 luxury, countryside hotels. Most of these are only an hour from London making them the perfect weekend escape for city workers.
Located in rural Hertfordshire, The Grove was the former home to the Earl of Clarendon. Today it is a luxury five star hotel that features an award-winning spa, championship golf course and three fantastic restaurants. The property has been lovingly restored and combines contemporary design with original period features. As one of the Leading Hotels of the World we’re sure a weekend here will not disappoint.
Alexander House Hotel
Set within 120 acres of stunning Sussex countryside is the Alexander House Hotel, a luxury manor house that also features the award winning Utopia spa. With 25 treatment rooms and Grecian inspired interiors the Utopia Spa is the perfect place to relax. The hotel offers everything from afternoon tea to fine dining, with the 1608 Champagne Bar the perfect spot to finish your evening.
This unique hotel has a fantastic art deco inspired interior and the world’s most historic motor racing track running through the reception. It has an impressive array of rooms and suites, luxuriously furnished with comfortable UK linens, as well as a restaurant, fitness centre and spa facilities.
Part of the exclusive Dorchester collection, Coworth park is situated in picturesque parklands in beautiful Ascot. It’s the ideal place for couples or honeymooners providing high-end style without any of the stuffiness. There are two polo fields on the premises where guests can take polo lessons, as well as tennis courts, a spa and a gym.
We know you can’t go away every weekend, so once your back from your luxury break why not treat yourself to some bed linens from Peter Reed and sleep in the utmost comfort and style every night.