5 Beautiful Hotels For Your British City Break
While the weather in England is not great majority of the time, the locals make up for it with their cosy countryside houses. Inspired by Conde Nast Traveller, we have picked 5 of the top cosy hotels for your weekend getaway to English Countryside.
If you like the sound of the sea and waves crashing, being wrapped up by the fireplace and eating delicious seafood then North House hotel is for you. The design of the hotel is very inviting, yet minimal and tasteful. They have a heated swimming pool, rooms overlooking the sea, a lovely library, private dining room and a beautiful garden. The hotel is very close to the high street with shops, restaurants and yacht clubs, but also quite enough for guests to enjoy a relaxing getaway.
The Swan is not only a beautiful hotel but also an old English brewery. The oldest record of ale being brewed in The Swan goes back to 1345. Today, after the renovation in 2017, The Swan is one of the most stylish hotels in the country. In fact, it was named one of the top 100 hotels in the UK by The Sunday Times. If you are not into ale, the town of Adnams also offers a Make Your Own Gin experience, or you can just take a stroll down to the beach. A perfect weekend trip to get away from the noise.
Gleneagles first opened in 1924 and has been a go-to countryside getaway in Scotland ever since. It has the only restaurant in Scotland that holds two Michelin stars, three golf courses, and an award-winning spa. There you can go fishing, horseback riding, off-road driving, play a game or two of tennis and practice your archery skills. Enjoy the top countryside experience by visiting Gleneagles.
The Principal is a perfect hotel for all the lovers of Victorian style architecture and design. the History of the hotel dates back to 1890s when it first opened as The Refugee Assurance Company HQs. The location of the hotel is great. The hotel is right in the middle of Manchester. It’s close to all the main attractions, great restaurants and bars, shopping and all the city buzz. Step into history and stay in The Principal.
How do you feel about a Georgian townhouse in Kent for a weekend? The best part about it is that it’s only an hour away from London, but it’s a true peaceful break. No room is the same there. The hotel praises quirkiness which reflects in the style and offers guests an amazing lounge and dining room to relax in. Breakfast is made only from locally sourced, fresh ingredients, so you can explore Kent’s coastline full of energy.