Britain has so many charming towns waiting to be discovered and some of them have really special hotels. Why not combine the two on a weekend break or a few days away?
City centre hotel in a characterful old house - a Hotel Guru favourite in Oxford. Wisteria clad, country house feel, with alot of character and great beds. Bikes and punts for hire.
Great value small townhouse hotel with ornate decor and pretty Jane Austen inspired garden a stone's throw from Bath's centre.
Regency house B&B with an award-winning garden, full of art and antiques. Dinners can be arranged for groups. Three large bedrooms, great comfort and style in historic Yorkshire town.
Traditional old Harrogate hotel transformed with contemporary styling with plush bathrooms and a lively bistro. Close to the centre with fine gardens, a relaxing place to stay.
Lovely old York stone inn-hotel in a picturesque village with chic, modern interiors, and a welcome heated pool and spa. Fine dining, a luxurious stay for local exploring.
Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire
Traditional Jacobean manor house with superb children's facilities and spa for the grown ups. Geared for families, there are a range of activities, and time off for adults.
Unusual guesthouse in an elegant living convent
Stylish compact townhouse hotel of just nine rooms in the centre of town - a boutique for an affordable price. No restaurant, but calming, understated rooms.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland & Newcastle
Grand house with a contemporary style in a leafy city setting
Beautifully designed Regency townhouse boutique, with plenty of homely touches. Full of character, an intimate and exquisite b+b hideaway for local exploring.