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The Henley

Folly Hill, Bigbury-on-Sea

The Henley, Folly Hill, Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

The Henley Hotel was originally built during the Edwardian times as a holiday cottage and today still retains the cosy atmosphere of a private home rather than a hotel. Overlooking one of the most spectacular coastal views in Devon spanning the Avon... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£5 per day charge applies)

Port Charlotte Hotel

Main Street, Port Charlotte, Isle of Islay

Port Charlotte Hotel, Main Street, Isle of Islay, Argyll & Bute

We don’t normally flag up awards dished out to hotels and restaurants here at Britain’s Finest because we like you to judge for yourselves but we think the fact that the ten-room Port Charlotte Hotel, hugging the beach on Islay off the west coast of... more

  • Dogs Permitted (not permitted in public areas of the hotel)
The Baiting House At Upper Sapey, Upper Sapey, Herefordshire

Since re-opening after a complete refurbishment in 2016, locals and visitors alike have been beating a path to the Baiting House. They come for the beautiful country setting, the great wine list and the amazing locally-sourced food prepared by... more

  • Dogs Permitted (All rooms welcome dogs, as does the snug area of the restaurant and the bars)

Archangel

1 King Street, Frome

Archangel, 1 King Street, Frome, Somerset

Located right in the centre of Frome, the Archangel has an excellent reputation for its vibrant, warm hospitality, top quality restaurant food and quirky but first class accommodation. First recorded as an Inn in 1311, the Archangel despite... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted in designated rooms, £10 per dog charge applies)

Churchill Arms Paxford

Paxford, The Butts, Chipping Campden

Churchill Arms Paxford, Paxford, Chipping Campden, Warwickshire

The Churchill Arms is a quintessential English Inn located in the centre of Paxford village, 2½ miles east of North Cotswold town of Chipping Campden. The bedrooms at the Inn have been tastefully and carefully furnished to provide boutique... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Anchor Inn Ugborough

Lutterburn Street, Ugborough, Ivybridge

The Anchor Inn Ugborough, Lutterburn Street, Ivybridge, Devon

The Anchor Inn, ideally situated within a stones throw of Dartmoor National Park in Devon where the movie Warhorse was recently filmed, we’re the perfect base for exploring one of the UK’s most stunning landscapes. A traditional yet contemporary,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£15.00 supplement)

The White Horse Inn

Mullens Pond, Andover

The White Horse Inn, Mullens Pond, Andover, Hampshire

A classic English coaching inn, sugar-white with thatched roof overhanging and complete with low beamed bar, traditional ales and hearty, locally source dishes on the menu, The White Horse between the villages of East Cholderton and Thruxton in... more

  • Dogs Permitted
The Inn at Whitewell, Clitheroe, Lancashire

The Inn at Whitewell offer a relaxed and friendly service together with an enjoyable and inexpensive experience. Situated high on the banks of the River Hodder, with spectacular views down the valley into the heart of the Forest of Bowland. There are... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Crown Hotel

The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea

The Crown Hotel, The Buttlands, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

The Crown Hotel has been refurbished to retain its character, offering a range of accommodation and a restaurant and bar. All meals are freshly prepared from the best ingredients and presented with flair and imagination, complemented by a superb wine... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per stay charge applies, includes bedding & dog towel)

The King's Arms

The Street, Didmarton, Badminton

The King's Arms, The Street, Badminton, Gloucestershire

The King's Arms is a cosy award-winning country inn nestled deep within the stunning Cotswold countryside. Combining modern comfort with rustic elegance, each of the cottage-style bed and breakfast rooms have their own individual character. Named... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Wychwood Inn

High Street, Shipton-under-Wychwood

The Wychwood Inn, High Street, Shipton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

The Wychwood Inn is an old coaching inn that has been thoughtfully updated, retaining many of its original features including the old inglenook fireplace that has a roaring fire on winter days. Mixing old and new we offer a warm, cosy & welcoming... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10.00 per night)

Old House Inn

Effingham Road, Copthorne

Old House Inn, Effingham Road, Copthorne, West Sussex

With its latticed windows, wonky ceilings and oak-beams, the Old House Inn is a 16th century converted farm worker’s cottage has been recently renovated and is now home to a country dining inn with rooms. A series of inviting interlinking rooms are... more

  • Dogs Permitted (In certain bedrooms at an extra £10)

The Compasses Inn

Lower Chicksgrove, Tisbury, Salisbury

The Compasses Inn, Lower Chicksgrove, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The charming Compasses Inn is a 14th century thatched building that oozes character, and welcoming staff are on hand to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The four delightful bedrooms are individually furnished and decorated, each with flat... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Sun Inn

High Street, Dedham, Colchester

The Sun Inn, High Street, Colchester, Essex

In the heart of Dedham, The Sun Inn has been a watering hole for villagers and resting post for travellers for centuries. These days, it’s much the same. An ideal spot to revive yourself be it with a pint of craft beer, a meal using fine East Anglian... more

  • Dogs Permitted (In the bar only, not restaurant)

The Pheasant Inn

Higher Burwardsley, Tattenhall, Chester

The Pheasant Inn, Higher Burwardsley, Chester, Cheshire

The Pheasant Inn is tucked away in a peaceful corner of rural Cheshire and enjoys some of the most magnificent panoramic views in the area. A relaxing country retreat to escape from the hustle of city life or for a quiet romantic weekend. The twelve... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Ship at Dunwich

St James's Street, Dunwich, Southwold

The Ship at Dunwich, St James's Street, Southwold, Suffolk

The Ship at Dunwich - Once a haunt of smugglers, you will now find a traditional coastal inn with: real ales, real food and real fires, comfortable, traditionally furnished bedrooms, some with views over the marshes to the sea, an enormous garden and... more

  • Dogs Permitted (at a charge of £5.00 per night)

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel

Nant Gwynant, Caernarfon

Pen-y-Gwryd Hotel, Nant Gwynant, Caernarfon, Gwynedd

Pen-y-Gwrd is family owned and managed and has changed little on the outside since it was used as a training base for the Everest expedition in 1953. A haven for walkers and climbers heading for the hills. Not all bedrooms are ensuite but all are... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£2 per day charge applies)

The Wild Rabbit

Church Street, Kingham

The Wild Rabbit, Church Street, Kingham, Oxfordshire

The Wild Rabbit is a reinvention of the traditional English inn - a place to eat, drink and sleep. Set in the charming and tranquil village of Kingham in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Wild Rabbit offers visitors a welcoming and relaxing traditional... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Four of the rooms are dog friendly and there are dog beds at the hotel (£15 per night))

The Plough Scalby

21–23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough

The Plough Scalby, 21–23 High Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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  • Dogs Permitted

Ord House Hotel

Muir of Ord

Ord House Hotel, Muir of Ord, Highland

There are many activities to be had around Ord House Hotel including golf, fishing, bird watching, pony trekking and tennis – certain to draw the most enthusiastic of sportsmen. Close to Inverness, this 17th century property sits in the unspoilt Muir... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Recruiting Sergeant

Norwich Road, Horstead, Norwich

The Recruiting Sergeant, Norwich Road, Norwich, Norfolk

Long established as an award-winning pub serving great food in the village of Horstead near Coltishall in Norfolk, The Recruiting Sergeant has now branched out into offering rooms. Five double bedrooms across the first and second floor of the pub... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Permitted In some rooms and in the bar area)

The Pheasant Inn

Stannersburn, nr Kielder Water, Falstone, Hexham

The Pheasant Inn, Stannersburn, Hexham, Northumberland

From the wall-hung photographic record that tells the history of the local people from miner to blacksmith to the gleaming wooden floors, stone bar and cosy ochre walls, this coaching inn is pub heaven. You’ll find the Pheasant Inn surrounded by the... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£5 charge applies, not permitted in dining room or bar)

The Kings Head

Main Road, Hursley, Winchester

The Kings Head, Main Road, Winchester, Hampshire

The King’s Head is a traditional Four Star Georgian coaching inn located in the historic village of Hursley just moments from Winchester. The 8 contemporary en-suite bedrooms have been designed with your comfort in mind and feature flat-screen... more

  • Dogs Permitted (in certain bedrooms)

Kylesku Hotel

Kylesku, Lairg

Kylesku Hotel, Kylesku, Lairg, Highland

Imagine devouring a freshly-caught langoustine as you watch the birdlife of the silent Highland loch in front of you. Welcome to the peace and solitude of the Kylesku Hotel in Sutherland in north west Scotland. This old coaching inn dates back to... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Bourne Valley Inn

St Mary Bourne

The Bourne Valley Inn, St Mary Bourne, Hampshire

Tucked away in the small village of St Mary Bourne in the Hampshire countryside, the Bourne Valley Inn is a lovely country inn offering charming accommodation, delicious countryside dining and a warm, friendly service. Sink into one of the nine... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Allowed in some bedrooms at a small extra charge)

The Blue Lion

East Witton, Leyburn

The Blue Lion, East Witton, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

Tucked neatly within the vast expanse of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the 18th century Blue Lion at East Witton is the sort of little hotel that, once discovered, becomes your little secret getaway. Paul and Helen Klein have run the Blue... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Yew Tree

Hollington Cross, Andover Road, Highclere, Newbury

The Yew Tree, Hollington Cross, Newbury, Berkshire

The Yew Tree is a delightful 17th century country inn with rooms and excellent dining situated in the lovely English countryside, moments from Highclere Castle. The eight cottage-style bedrooms have been designed with your comfort in mind and... more

  • Dogs Permitted (Allowed in the downstairs bedrooms at a small extra charge)

The Crown Hotel

Exmoor National Park, Exford

The Crown Hotel, Exmoor National Park, Exford, Somerset

The warmest of welcomes awaits everyone who steps over the threshold of this famous 17th century Family Run coaching inn at the heart of the Exmoor National Park. The elegant award-winning dining room has an excellent reputation both locally and... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£12 for 5 days, £24 over 5 days)

The Gurnard's Head

near Zennor, St Ives

The Gurnard's Head, near Zennor, St Ives, Cornwall

The philosophy at The Gurnard's Head in St. Ives is that a night's sleep will only be as good as the bed itself. With this in mind the seven-bedroom traditional inn piles all its efforts behind creating blissful nighttime surroundings, such as... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The White Horse

1 High Street, Chilgrove, Chichester

The White Horse, 1 High Street, Chichester, West Sussex

Perched at the foot of the stunning South Downs, The White Horse in Chilgrove is the perfect place to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the English countryside. The lovely inn won the 'Best Pub' of the year at the GG Food & Drink awards and... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per night charge applies)

The Kingham Plough

The Green, Kingham, Chipping Norton

The Kingham Plough, The Green, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Those with a penchant for village life and a discerning palette will feel right at home at the Kingham Plough, the kind of place that encapsulates country Cotswolds cool. Sitting on the village green at Kingham, the inn offers six individually... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per night charge applies)

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley

Pilsley, Chatsworth Estate, Bakewell

The Devonshire Arms at Pilsley, Pilsley, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Idyllic Country Inn with rooms located on and owned by The Chatsworth Estate serving locally produced food and ale. A traditional English Country Inn, serving up a mix of warm hospitality, good locally sourced and produced pub food and a varied... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per dog per night, dining restrictions apply)

New Inn Hotel

High Street, Clovelly, Bideford

New Inn Hotel, High Street, Bideford, Devon

This 17th century hotel is set in the heart of one of England’s loveliest locations, where the only ‘traffic sounds’ you will hear are footsteps or donkeys’ hooves upon the ancient cobbled street. The eight comfortable en-suite rooms, decorated in... more

  • Dogs Permitted (permitted in one room only)

The Chequers Inn

High Street, Thornham

The Chequers Inn, High Street, Thornham, North Norfolk

The Chequers Inn is a traditional inn located on the High Street of quiet Thornham village on the north Norfolk coast. You will find a free parking and wi-fi throughout the hotel, a traditional bar, sun-trapped relaxing courtyard, stylish dining room... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Welldiggers Arms

Low Heath, Petworth

The Welldiggers Arms, Low Heath, Petworth, West Sussex

A 300-year-old country pub with rooms set within the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park. Savour the exquisite locally-sourced cuisine on offer and enjoy a drink in the traditional bar before cosying up in one of their 14 bedrooms. ... more

  • Dogs Permitted

Wolfscastle Country Hotel

Wolfscastle, Haverfordwest

Wolfscastle Country Hotel, Wolfscastle, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire

The Wolfscastle Country Hotel is located half way between Fishguard and Haverfordwest and is ideally situated for excursions to every part of Pembrokeshire, including the Pembrokeshire Coast Path in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. The bedrooms... more

  • Dogs Permitted (permitted in some rooms only £5 per night charge applies)

The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge

Buckland Marsh, Faringdon

The Trout Inn at Tadpole Bridge, Buckland Marsh, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

Perched on the edge of the Thames, this is a true Cotswolds inn that makes the most of an incredible riverside location. Whether stopping in by boat, bike or on foot, you can enjoy everything from great real ales, local game and delicious fish... more

  • Dogs Permitted

Langass Lodge

Loch Eport, Isle of North Uist

Langass Lodge, Loch Eport, Isle of North Uist, Western Isles (Eilean Siar)

Fancy a weekend of good old fashioned fishing and shooting? Or maybe just wandering by the loch and drinking in the stunning scenery? Langass Lodge, once a hub for shooting parties and now a very chi-chi hotel thank you very much, sits amid the... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£5 charge applies)

The Mayflower

King's Saltern road, Lymington

The Mayflower, King's Saltern road, Lymington, Hampshire

Overlooking the dramatic South Coast sea and sandwiched between two yacht clubs, The Mayflower is an ideal retreat for those looking for a peaceful break away from it all with all the modern conveniences of a city stay. Come for the exquisite fresh... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The Rose & Crown

at Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle

The Rose & Crown, at Romaldkirk, Barnard Castle, Durham

The Rose & Crown in Barnard Castle, Durham, is an 18th century coaching inn set on the village green in a picture postcard English village overlooking the old stocks and water pump, and next to the Saxon church (known to locals as The Cathedral of... more

  • Dogs Permitted (FOC)

The Woolpack

Totford, Nr Northington, Alresford

The Woolpack, Totford, Alresford, Hampshire

Nestled in the beautiful Candover Valley in Hampshire, the Woolpack is a rural country inn and a renowned destination for countryside pursuits especially for those keen on shooting and fly fishing. With seven beautifully appointed country style... more

  • Dogs Permitted

The King John Inn

Tollard Royal, Salisbury

The King John Inn, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Situated in the idyllic village of Tollard Royal on the Wiltshire/Dorset border, The King John Inn is a gorgeous pub with rooms serving award-winning and seasonal British food. The eight en-suite bedrooms combine modern comfort with rustic... more

  • Dogs Permitted (not to be left unattended in bedrooms)

The Lifeboat Inn

Ship Lane, Thornham

The Lifeboat Inn, Ship Lane, Thornham, Norfolk

The Lifeboat Inn is a traditional coastal hotel with free wi-fi and free parking. It is situated in Thornham village minutes from the stunning sandy beaches on the north Norfolk coast. Recently refurbished The Lifeboat Inn has a welcoming,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per dog per stay)

Dial House Hotel

High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water

Dial House Hotel, High Street, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

A brilliant blend of old and modern, The Dial House Hotel offers an archetypal country hotel experience. Set in idyllic surroundings and built from golden Cotswold Stone it dates back to 1698 and is the very essence of English style. The bedrooms are... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per room per night, charge applies)

The Galley of Lorne Inn

Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Oban

The Galley of Lorne Inn, Ardfern, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Whisk yourself away to our award winning 17th Century Drovers Inn nestled on the lochside in the picturesque village of Ardfern, on Scotland's dramatic west coast. Spend the afternoons discovering the beauty of Argyll perhaps by taking a walk on one... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£8.00 per night charge applies)

The Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle, Alton

The Anchor Inn, Lower Froyle, Alton, Hampshire

The Anchor Inn is a traditional country inn offering charming accommodation, intimate and award-winning countryside dining and a warm, friendly service in the heart of Hampshire. As a true country pub, the menus make the most of the local flavours... more

  • Dogs Permitted (In pub and bedrooms)

Red Lion Hotel

The Quay, Clovelly, Bideford

Red Lion Hotel, The Quay, Bideford, Devon

The Red Lion Hotel at Clovelly offers a complete retreat from today's thundering motorways and stress-filled working hours. Take in the sights and sounds of Clovelly's ancient, unspoilt harbour, a unique and delightful experience. The hotel has 17... more

  • Dogs Permitted (permitted in limited rooms only)

Killoran House

Dervaig, Isle of Mull

Killoran House, Dervaig, Isle of Mull, Argyll & Bute

Killoran House nestles on ancient volcanic rocks with commanding views over the countryside and the picturesque village of Dervaig. It is a haven of peace and relaxation for guests who wish to unwind and enjoy the beauty of the Isle of Mull. All six... more

  • Dogs Permitted (permitted at owners discretion)

The Dundas Arms

53 Station road, Kintbury

The Dundas Arms, 53 Station road, Kintbury, Berkshire

The Dundas Arms is set on the Kennet and Avon canal in the charming historic village of Kintbury halfway between Hungerford and Newbury. As a true country pub, the menus make the most of the local flavours available from the surrounding rivers,... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per night charge applies)

The Crown Inn

The Green, East Rudham

The Crown Inn, The Green, East Rudham, Norfolk

The Crown Inn stands at the head of the village green. Following an extensive renovation this traditional inn/restaurant offers a mix of period features with modern day comfort. The six double rooms are comfortable, warm and relaxing perfect for an... more

  • Dogs Permitted (£10 per stay charge applies, includes bedding & dog towel)

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