There is nothing like a weekend escape in the country, and especially the British countryside. We have rounded up the top places to relax and unwind, and leave the hustle and bustle behind. All you need to do is turn your phone on airplane mode and be in the moment.
The Rectory Hotel, Wiltshire
Unprecedented views, deliciously British cocktails, an admirable art collection and beautiful gardens, you feel as though you are in Downtown Abbey. The bedrooms feature arts and crafts style wallpaper, with big four poster beds. The bathrooms are large and luxurious, with large windows for daydreaming and taking in the views while bathing in the Victorian style bath. A separate private cottage has three bedrooms, with a wood-burning stove and French doors opening to the lawn.
Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, Scotland
You are in for fantastic food, serious cocktails, elegant rooms, an enticing plethora of outdoor activities and, of course, sensational scenery. The suites are truly magnificent, so book a weekend here with a loved one. If they love golf, even better. The hotel boasts some of the U.K’s best courses.
This cosy pub with rooms in a quiet corner of the Cotswolds, is the perfect place for a quiet, and understated country break. It features eight charming bedrooms, with hand-carved four-poster beds. The excellent food makes the most of the fresh and abundant local ingredients. Don’t forget to have a true English beer.