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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in the UK

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in ? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Craig Millar@16 West End (Restaurant)

16 West End, St Monans

Craig Millar@16 West End, 16 West End, St Monans, Fife

Begin with smoked haddock rarebit with creamed leeks and pancetta followed by grilled fillet of turbot polenta cake, oyster mushroom ragoût and sauce vierge. Despite the... more

Peak District National Park (Attraction / Activity)

Aldern House, Baslow Road, Bakewell

Peak District National Park, Aldern House, Bakewell, Derbyshire

The National Park is also home to 38,000 people. The local economy is based on tourism, farming, quarrying and manufacturing... more

Wallington, Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland

On display are fine collections of ceramics, curiosities, stuffed birds, geological specimens and dolls houses. The 17th century garden has a walled garden, lawns, lakes, shrubberies... more

Lytes Cary Manor, Somerton, Somerset

Highlights include the wonderful little chantry chapel used to hold masses to pray for the souls of family members, the Great Chamber ceiling showing the Lytes,... more

Fairmont St Andrews, St Andrews, Fife

Facilities include 209 luxury guest rooms, the Signature Spa, a 16-metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and relaxation room adding to the excellent dining experiences at two... more

Mount Zion (Bed & Breakfast)

16 manor farm drive, Wells-next-the-Sea

Mount Zion, 16 manor farm drive, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

The accommodation itself is within a self-contained annex, giving guests unrivalled seclusion with the addition of warm and friendly hosts to ensure your stay is perfect... more

The Tolbooth Museum, Castle Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Peep through the barred windows into the cells, gawp at the horribly torturous Maiden and feel a shiver run down your spine at the sight of... more

Tangaer Cottage, Cellan, Lampeter, Ceredigion

Amongst other attributes the cottage has its own utility room, a four poster bed and dressing table, as well as the extra relaxation that a jacuzzi... more

Scalford Hall Hotel (Hotel)

Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray

Scalford Hall Hotel, Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

There are 79 en-suite guestrooms at Scalford Hall, some of which are located in the Georgian Manor House, feature flat-screen TV, iron and ironing board and... more

Little Barwick House, Barwick, Yeovil, Somerset

A typical menu might include a warm terrine of veal sweetbreads, veal kidney and foie gras with an unctuous shallot purée; boned quail stuffed with chicken... more

The Galley of Lorne Inn (Pub with Rooms)

Ardfern, by Lochgilphead, Oban

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

After a full days adventure, relax by the roaring log fire perhaps with a fine wine, whisky or real ale whilst contemplating whether to have the... more

The Traddock (Hotel)

Austwick, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle

The Traddock, Austwick, Settle, North Yorkshire

Here you are surrounded by some of the most sensational limestone scenery in Europe, including several magnificent caves with dazzling stalagmites and stalactites. The Traddock has... more

Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa & Island, Benderloch, Oban, Argyll & Bute

Enjoy spectacular views and delicious cuisine in the Conservatory Restaurant, take a pre or post drink in the luxurious drawing room. Work out, chill out, grab... more

Glenapp Castle, Ballantrae, Ayrshire

On our daily changing, six course gourmet menu you might find a Salad of Ballantrae Crab with Granny Smith Apple and Ginger Beer Jelly, Fillet of... more

Moshimo (Restaurant)

Opticon, Bartholomew Square, Brighton

Moshimo, Opticon, Brighton, East Sussex

The menu combines Japanese tradition with British produce and passion. So there's locally grown Japanese daikon and mizuna, handmade tofu from nearby Lewes and lots of... more

The Manor (Garden)

Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon

The Manor, Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

She later created topiary chess pieces which stand in black and white squares. She continued to make more and more space to house old-fashioned roses, bearded... more

Scarcroft Golf Club (Golf Course)

Syke Lane, Scarcroft, Leeds

Scarcroft Golf Club, Syke Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Poplars, at 412 yards is a tough par four and watch out for the 442 yard 10th, aptly named Long while there is a long hole... more

Opus One Restaurant (Restaurant)

New County Hotel, 22/30 County Place, Perth

Opus One Restaurant, New County Hotel, Perth, Perth & Kinross

So settle into to your high back leather chair and enjoy breast of marinated pigeon with celeriac remoulade and apple vinaigrette, followed by roasted breast of... more

Kinloch Lodge (Restaurant)

Sleat, Isle of Skye

Kinloch Lodge, Sleat, Isle of Skye, Highland

The dining room is pristine, with crisp white linen, vintage silver cutlery and gleaming glassware. Scotland’s bountiful larder is explored with the menu using seasonal, locally... more

Summerlee - The Museum of Scottish Life, Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire

Make a day of it and have lunch in the new café... more

Wychwood House, Penally, Tenby, Pembrokeshire

Dine by candle light and enjoy Lee´s interesting and freshly cooked four course menu of the day. Open fires to welcome you... more

Cotehele (Garden)

St Dominick, Saltash

Cotehele, St Dominick, Saltash, Cornwall

The sheltered woodland valley garden, at its best in late spring and early summer, stretching down towards the River Tamar with dovecotes, 18th century tower, unusual... more

Barrington Court (Garden)

Barrington, Ilminster

Barrington Court, Barrington, Ilminster, Somerset

Wander through the hot room which is a blissful mix of lilies, dahlias and vibrant orange, red and yellow annuals around a pool and then simmer... more

Nene Valley Railway (Attraction / Activity)

Wansford Station, Stibbington, Peterborough

Nene Valley Railway, Wansford Station, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

On a number of different carriages and locomotives, you can travel between Wansford and Peterborough, on the seven and a half mile of track passing through... more

Brasserie Blanc (Restaurant)

Richmond House, The Square, Chichester

Brasserie Blanc, Richmond House, Chichester, West Sussex

You can't go wrong with French classics like Chicken liver parfait with red onion marmalade but there's the odd British inspired dish like Roast Lincolnshire free... more

Hotel Colessio (Hotel)

33 Spittal Street, Stirling

Hotel Colessio, 33 Spittal Street, Stirling

The rooms & suites offer sophisticated spaces with all the modern technology and amenities guests would expect from a luxury, boutique hotel. Hotel Colessio is perfectly... more

Tyntesfield (Historic House)

Wraxall, Bristol

Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol, Bath & Northeast Somerset

The original interior is still intact with an unrivalled collection of Victorian decorative arts and there is a sumptuously decorated private Chapel built by Sir Arthur... more

Borth & Ynyslas Golf Club, Borth, Ceredigion

When the wind blows off the sea, it’s a tough test although it is not long by today's standards. The 455-yard second situated between the road... more

Ladderstile Retreat (Bed & Breakfast)

Ladderstile Retreat at Twin Oaks, Ladderstile Farm, North Rode, Congleton

Ladderstile Retreat, Ladderstile Retreat at Twin Oaks, Congleton, Cheshire

Notice the peace and experience the gentle rhythm of country living in our luxurious ground floor suite reserved exclusively for you. Whether you are staying simply... more

Berrington Hall, Leominster, Herefordshire

There are three marked routes to take which ensure you get fabulous vistas en route. There are Victorian pleasure gardens here an amble through which will... more

Eynsham Hall (Wedding Venue)

North Leigh, Witney

Eynsham Hall, North Leigh, Witney, Oxfordshire

Whether you are looking to hold a wedding in the spring, summer, autumn or winter for a large, small, formal or, more intimate event, the dedicated... more

Jamie's Italian, Brighton (Restaurant)

11 Black Lion Street, Brighton

Jamie's Italian, Brighton, 11 Black Lion Street, Brighton, East Sussex

The friendly and efficient staff will also tell you about the specials created daily using fresh, seasonal ingredients. In keeping with Jamie’s casual approach to cooking,... more

Haddef (Self Catering)

Haddef, Haddef, Stryd Y Llan, Nefyn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6HY, United Kingdom, Pwllheli

Haddef, Haddef, Haddef, Stryd Y Llan, Nefyn, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 6HY, United Kingdom, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

The rest of the property contains a kitchen with dining area and a sitting room with dining area and woodburner. There is an external utility... more

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale, North Yorkshire

Thorp Perrow has something to offer all year round. Thousands of naturalized daffodils in spring, followed with blossom, carpets of bluebells and bold drifts of wild... more

South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel (Hotel)

Brighton Road, Lower Beeding, Horsham

South Lodge, an Exclusive Hotel, Brighton Road, Horsham, West Sussex

There are eighty nine exquisitely furnished rooms, providing flawless attention to detail and homely charm, and wherever you turn stunning views over the South Downs. The... more

The Yew Tree (Pub with Rooms)

Hollington Cross, Andover Road, Highclere, Newbury

The Yew Tree, Hollington Cross, Newbury, Berkshire

A hearty full English breakfast is also included with your stay. The Head Chef and landlord Simon has developed a deep love of British produce and... more

Anokaa (Restaurant)

60 Fisherton Street, Salisbury

Anokaa, 60 Fisherton Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire

The menu is far from that of a local curry house. Indian methods are applied to local ingredients which are plated in a European style to... more

Gorwel Holiday Cottage (Self Catering)

Broom Hall Road, Abererch, Cyrchfan, Pwllheli

Gorwel Holiday Cottage, Broom Hall Road, Pwllheli, Gwynedd

Traditionally decorated interior with a modern kitchen and luxury bathroom, with central and underfloor heating. Situated a short drive from the scenic town of Pwllheli, Gorwel... more

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens & Lode Mill, Quy Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

The gardens and arboretum were landscaped to impress and have 100 pieces of sculpture, plantings for every season (the Himalayan birches are a high point) and... more

Stretton House (Self Catering)

Highstairs Lane, Stretton

Stretton House, Highstairs Lane, Stretton, Derbyshire

Stretton House comfortably accommodates up to 30/32 guests in luxurious surroundings, for that special weekend or mid-week break. The whole party can comfortably dine at a... more

Castle Hill House (Bed & Breakfast)

CASTLE HILL HOUSE, 5 CHURCH ROAD KINGTON, Kington

Castle Hill House, CASTLE HILL HOUSE, Kington, Herefordshire

It is the perfect place for a romantic break or walking holidays with friends. This beautiful period home has four spacious and individually decorated bedrooms and... more

The Ship at Dunwich (Pub with Rooms)

St James's Street, Dunwich, Southwold

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

In the famous village of Dunwich and surrounded by nature reserves, heathland and beach, The Ship is a perfect base from which to explore this wild... more

The Shibden Mill Inn (Pub with Rooms)

Shibden Mill Fold, Shibden, Halifax

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

The eleven individually furnished bedrooms offer up-to-date facilities expected from the modern day traveller. The intimate candlelit restaurant serves a wide and varied selection of dishes... more

The Three Horseshoes (Restaurant)

Horseshoe Road, Bennett End, Nr Radnage, High Wycombe

The Three Horseshoes, Horseshoe Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Add to that the fact he’s cooked for The Queen and The Maharaja of Jodphur at his palaces in India, and that he’s a member of... more

Porth Tocyn Country Hotel, Bwlch Tocyn, Abersoch, Gwynedd

There’s plenty of variety on the globally influenced, daily changing menus. Start in France with langoustine bisque with confetti vegetables and crisp herbs or maybe Japan... more

Horto Restaurant at Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Throw away any preconceived ideas and embark on an adventure of food and flavour combinations. Horto Restaurant uses ingredients from Rudding Park Kitchen Garden and as... more

The Coach House (Self Catering)

The Coach House, Chale House, Blythe Shute, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HJ, United Kingdom, Chale

The Coach House, The Coach House, Chale House, Blythe Shute, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HJ, United Kingdom, Chale, Isle of Wight

Outside is off road parking for two cars, along with an enclosed front garden with furniture and BBQ. The Coach House has coastal and downland walks... more

Craig-Y-Nos Castle (Wedding Venue)

Brecon Road, Pen-y-cae, Swansea

Craig-Y-Nos Castle, Brecon Road, Swansea

Welcome Drinks in the Nicolini Lounge, followed by a Wedding Reception in either the Wedding Function Room, or the Conservatory. Of course, you can then spend... more

The Dulaig (Bed & Breakfast)

The Dulaig, Seafield Avenue, Grantown-on-Spey

The Dulaig, The Dulaig, Grantown-on-Spey, Highland

This 1910-built country house, one of only two five-star gold B&Bs in the Cairngorms National Park, is styled with arts and artefacts and blended with modern... more

Made by Bob (Restaurant)

The Corn Hall, Unit 6, 26 Market Place, Cirencester

Made by Bob, The Corn Hall, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Made by Bob has an incredible knack of sourcing wonderfully fresh, ingredients, most are either local or Italian and Bob’s precision cooking allows the expressive artisanal... more

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