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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

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

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

The Spread Eagle

Sawley, Clitheroe

The Spread Eagle, Sawley, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Admire the glistening waters of the River Ribble from the warm and cosy confines of the Spread Eagle in Lancashire. An inn that certainly has location on its side, it also yields views of the 12th Century Sawley Abbey, and interiors that are just as... more

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

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

The Horse & Groom

Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh

The Horse & Groom, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire

With all the laidback charm of a true Cotswolds country pub, at the Horse and Groom, we pride ourselves on our friendly service, award-winning food and drink and sumptuous B&B accommodation in individually styled bedrooms. Our location in the... more

The Shibden Mill Inn

Shibden Mill Fold, Shibden, Halifax

The Shibden Mill Inn, Shibden Mill Fold, Halifax, West Yorkshire

The 17th century Shibden Mill Inn is situated in the Shibden Valley overlooking Red Beck. Steeped in history and sympathetically restored to its former glory, exuding period charm and character. The eleven individually furnished bedrooms offer... more

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

Soughton Hall

Northop

Soughton Hall, Northop, Flintshire

You know at first glance of Soughton Hall that you’ve arrived somewhere very special. Ride down the driveway, amongst neatly clipped topiary, and take in all the period drama of Downton. This stately looking brick building in the Welsh countryside... more

The Dashwood

South Green, Heyford Road, Kirtlington, Kirtlington

The Dashwood, South Green, Kirtlington, Oxfordshire

Just 20 minutes from Oxford, in the village of Kirtlington, The Dashwood is conveniently located near many of the best attractions Oxfordshire has to offer including the magnificent Blenheim Palace and the city of Oxford with the worlds oldest... more

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

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

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

Primrose Valley Hotel

Primrose Valley, Porthminster Beach, St Ives

Primrose Valley Hotel, Primrose Valley, St Ives, Cornwall

Primrose Valley Hotel is an Edwardian seaside villa situated in St Ives, just seconds from the beautiful Blue Flag Porthminster beach. No two bedrooms in the hotel look the same, each is different in design, size, colour scheme, many with handmade... more

Ennys

St Hilary, Penzance

Ennys, St Hilary, Penzance, Cornwall

This historic Georgian estate offers luxurious accommodation in beautiful gardens at the end of a long private drive. The rooms, which have large beds and state-of-the-art bathrooms, are stylishly furnished and decorated with paintings by local... more

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

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

String of Horses

Faugh, Heads Nook, Faugh

String of Horses, Faugh, Faugh, Cumbria

With its oak beams and panelling, open fires and gleaming brassware, it's no the wonder String of Horses Inn has provided a warm welcome to so many visitors from all over the world for more than 350 years. Though acclaimed for its yesteryear... more

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

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

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

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

Clubhouse Hotel

45 Seabank Road, Nairn

Clubhouse Hotel, 45 Seabank Road, Nairn, Highland

The Clubhouse Hotel, a Victorian villa located in a peaceful spot in the Highlands near Castle Stuart and the beach, doesn't just have location on its side. The 14-bedroom house and gardens is also easy on the eye, having retained all of its period... more

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

The Dunstane Houses

4 West Coates/5 Hampton Terrace, Haymarket, Edinburgh

The Dunstane Houses, 4 West Coates/5 Hampton Terrace, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

Luxurious, relaxed and unlike anywhere you’ve ever stayed before, the Dunstane Houses is a family-run boutique hotel that brings a breath of fresh Orkney air to the heart of Edinburgh. In a peaceful corner of Edinburgh’s West End, a short walk... more

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

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

Forest View

Symonds Yat East, Ross-on-Wye

Forest View, Symonds Yat East, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire

Stunning 4 Star bed and breakfast accommodation with panoramic views of the River Wye. Set in over an acre of beautiful gardens with lawns, shrubs and ornamental fishponds. Total of ten double bedrooms, all with en-suites. Licensed residents' bar... more

The Plough Scalby

21–23 High Street, Scalby, Scarborough

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

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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

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

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

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

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

The Old Rectory

Ipsley Lane, Ipsley, Redditch

The Old Rectory, Ipsley Lane, Redditch, Worcestershire

The Old Rectory Hotel dates back over 500 years and is mentioned in the Doomsday Book along with the original Roman built Icknield Street. The ten guest rooms are individually furnished and differ in shape and size, with an emphasis on creating a... more

The Wiveton Bell

Blakeney Road, Wiveton, Holt

The Wiveton Bell, Blakeney Road, Holt, Norfolk

The personal touch.... Sleepy Wiveton stands just a mile inland from bustling Blakeney and the glorious coastal salt marshes and the stylishly spruced up Bell overlooks the peaceful village green and church. Expect a chic interior, with earthy... more

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

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

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

The Windsor

69 Great Pulteney Street, Bath

The Windsor, 69 Great Pulteney Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Located in the centre of historic Bath, The Windsor occupies a Grade I listed building on one of the finest boulevards in Europe. We're just two minutes' walk from the centre, and all shops, restaurants and attractions. Visit the Roman Baths, explore... more

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

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

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

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

The Fat Abbot

Main Street, Escrick, York

The Fat Abbot, Main Street, York, North Yorkshire

The Fat Abbot Gastro Pub is set in the grounds of The Parsonage Hotel & Spa in the village of Escrick on the outskirts of the historical city of York. Our Gastro style dishes, homemade classics and locally sourced ingredients, make it somewhere to... more

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

The White Hart Inn

Inns Lane, Moorwood Moor, Alfreton

The White Hart Inn, Inns Lane, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Sitting in the middle of stunning Derbyshire countryside, The White Hart is a classic English inn given a swirl of modernity thanks to a recent renovation. Reclaimed brick and stone walls with solid oak beams mean the original character of the... more

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

The Witchery by the Castle

Castlehill, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

The Witchery by the Castle, Castlehill, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh

The Witchery hotel is an historic 16th century building located at the gates of Edinburgh Castle. The eight theatrical and decadent suites are perfect for those looking to stay in the most indulgent and magical of settings – the perfect antidote to... more

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