As demonstrated by our new video, properties in the Pride of Britain Hotels collection are set in some of the most breath-taking locations across the UK. Here, we’ve compiled a selection of spectacular aerial shots to demonstrate the magnificence of the hotels and the wonderful locations in which they can be found.
Bovey Castle sits within 275 acres of beautiful countryside in Devon’s Dartmoor National Park. Within the expansive grounds, guests can enjoy an 18-hole championship golf course, Deer Park and opportunities for a range of country pursuits, from adventures on horseback to archery and croquet.
Lucknam Park is surrounded by 500 acres of serene parkland in Wiltshire, perfectly located for exploring the Cotswolds and nearby cities such as Bath and Bristol. Guests’ first impression of Lucknam Park comes after driving along a mile-long tree-lined drive, which leads to the hotel.
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa
The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa occupies the two centre houses in Bath’s Royal Crescent, one of the most iconic examples of Georgian architecture. Located just five minutes’ walk from the city centre, the hotel features an acre of secluded gardens, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of city life.
Just a short drive from the captivating city of Durham, Seaham Hall is set in 37 acres of rustic and alluring countryside, with views to the wild and romantic heritage coast. Guests can enjoy a relaxing stroll through the grounds or along the beach, or those with an adventurous side can explore the surroundings by mountain bike.
The Headland Hotel & Spa
Overlooking Newquay’s Fistral Beach, The Headland Hotel & Spa is perfectly positioned for guests to explore the secret beaches and coves that make up one of Britain’s most remarkable coastlines. To take advantage of its privileged position, the hotel’s Surf Sanctuary offers surfing, coasteering, kite-surfing and stand-up paddle-boarding lessons.
Perched on a hill in Rutland, the smallest county in England, Hambleton Hall overlooks Rutland Water, Europe’s largest artificial lake. Guests can enjoy sailing and other water sports and there are 17 acres of beautifully maintained gardens to explore, with a number of secluded corners to sit and enjoy the views.
Hartwell House & Spa
Hartwell House & Spa is set within 90 acres of parkland in the Vale of Aylesbury, on the edge of the Chilterns, designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The hotel is just two miles from the busy market town of Aylesbury and 20 miles from Oxford, and Heathrow airport is just a 45-minute drive away.
Overlooking Carne beach and surrounded by subtropical gardens and rolling countryside, The Nare’s peaceful seclusion and traditional English country house style make it ideal for lazy days by the sea, or for exploring the coastline and villages of the Roseland Peninsula – an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.