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The best country house hotels in the UK for a grand getaway

Country Living (UK) Logo By Ruth Doherty of Country Living (UK) | Slide 1 of 20: Taking a break at a tranquil oasis is the ideal way to enjoy a socially distanced break. Thankfully, the UK has an array of stylish country house hotels to choose from for your perfect escape from the city.Covid-19: Please check the latest government rules on travelling in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, including local lockdowns and alert levels, before booking a stay at a country house hotel.Stately homes and historic houses have been turned into luxury hotels so we can all live like royalty for a weekend. Whether you simply want to take in the beauty of a character-rich building steeped in history and enjoy afternoon tea in front of a roaring open fire, or all the bells and whistles, there's a country house hotel to suit all tastes.If it's traditional grandeur you're after, look to the likes of Chilston Park, Horsted Place and South Lodge. Want five-star luxury and Michelin-starred dining? Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons and Lucknam Park serve up fine fare with the accolades.If you prefer your country house hotels to be contemporary and hip on the inside but traditional on the outside, The Slaughters Manor House in the Cotswolds is an excellent choice.State-of-the-art spas, scenic strolls in acres of private gardens and woodland, cookery courses with celebrity chefs (hello James Martin at Chewton Glen) and boat picnics on the Thames (a Cliveden House speciality) are just a few other treats you can expect in our best country house hotels roundup.

Taking a break at a tranquil oasis is the ideal way to enjoy a socially distanced break. Thankfully, the UK has an array of stylish country house hotels to choose from for your perfect escape from the city.

Covid-19: Please check the latest government rules on travelling in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales, including local lockdowns and alert levels, before booking a stay at a country house hotel.

Stately homes and historic houses have been turned into luxury hotels so we can all live like royalty for a weekend. Whether you simply want to take in the beauty of a character-rich building steeped in history and enjoy afternoon tea in front of a roaring open fire, or all the bells and whistles, there's a country house hotel to suit all tastes.

If it's traditional grandeur you're after, look to the likes of Chilston Park, Horsted Place and South Lodge. Want five-star luxury and Michelin-starred dining? Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Belmond Le Manoir Aux Quat'Saisons and Lucknam Park serve up fine fare with the accolades.

If you prefer your country house hotels to be contemporary and hip on the inside but traditional on the outside, The Slaughters Manor House in the Cotswolds is an excellent choice.

State-of-the-art spas, scenic strolls in acres of private gardens and woodland, cookery courses with celebrity chefs (hello James Martin at Chewton Glen) and boat picnics on the Thames (a Cliveden House speciality) are just a few other treats you can expect in our best country house hotels roundup.

© Chewton Glen. Adam Lynk

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