Best Loved Hotels

However you may like your castles - fairytale, medieval, moated, ruined, royal, historic, haunted ... we have something for you this week. These Best Loved hotels are perfectly situated for exploring some of the British Isles' most extraordinary and surprising castles.

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HOTEL DEALS

FREDRICK'S HOTEL RESTAURANT & SPA, BERKSHIRE

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A 4-star Thames Valley Escape with 2 AA Rosette cuisine and an exceptional spa. Ideally situated in the riverside town of Maidenhead, a short distance from Windsor Castle. The venue for the recent Royal Wedding has been the family home to English monarchs for over 1,000 years, and is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world.

Fredricks Hotel Restaurant and Spa - photo

Upgraded B&B in a Classic Double, cream tea and full use of the spa facilities from £59 per person.

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BRANSTON HALL HOTEL, LINCOLNSHIRE

Branston Hall Hotel - photo

Ideal country house 3 miles from Lincoln Castle in 88 acres with excellent cuisine in the AA Rosette-winning restaurant. There is so much to discover at Lincoln Castle for all the family and it is only a short drive from Branston Hall. The Castle is home to an original 1215 Magna Carta and is a place where kings and convicts have walked.

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Dinner, Bed and Breakfast with tickets to access the castle and cathedral from £147 per room per night.

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THE IMPERIAL HOTEL, CONWY

The Imperial Hotel - photo

Wales is a land of myths, legends and castles and The Imperial Hotel in Llandudno is within easy reach of all 32 castles in North Wales. King Edward I was responsible for building ten of these castles including Conwy Castle, one of the finest surviving medieval fortifications; Caernarfon Castle, site of  Prince Charles' Investiture in 1969; and Beaumaris Castle, which although never completed is rated as being technically perfect.

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2 nights Dinner B&B with Prosecco and chocolates on arrival from £99 per person per night.

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TEWKESBURY PARK HOTEL, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

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In the heart of the Cotswolds and only a 30 minute drive from Tewkesbury Park is Sudeley Castle and Gardens. The castle, like Tewkesbury has played an important role in England's history and is the only private castle to house a Royal Tomb, which is located in its very own 15th century church. Surrounded by a 1,200 acre estate and 10, award - winning gardens, Sudeley is definitely worth including in a visit to Tewkesbury Park and the Cotswolds.

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Best Loved Exclusive Offer: 15% off any dinner, bed and breakfast overnight stay when booked by phone and quoting Best Loved. Dinner, bed and breakfast from £190 per room before discount.

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THE SHERBROOKE CASTLE HOTEL, GLASGOW

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Stay in a late Victorian castle located in a quiet and leafy part of Glasgow, yet only 10 minutes from the city centre. This red sandstone Baronial mansion was built as a private house in 1896 and later served as a radar training centre for naval officers during the war. Now fully restored to its former glory, Sherbrooke Castle offers a unique combination of old style grace with modern luxury and comfort.

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Dinner B&B from only £145 per room per night.

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THE EASTBURY HOTEL, DORSET

The Eastbury Hotel - photo

A beautiful Georgian house with 2 AA Rosette-winning cuisine set in walled gardens. Visit Sherborne Old Castle, a romantic 12th century ruin set in beautiful grounds with exception views over the surrounding countryside. This castle was loved by Walter Raleigh and survived two sieges during the Civil War. The next door New Castle was built by Raleigh and has been home to the Digby family since 1617. The current exhibition, "Sir Walter Raleigh at Sherborne", marks the 400th anniversary of his execution.

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2 nights B&B in a Garden Deluxe, cream tea on arrival, Doggy Welcome Pack, 3-course supper on the first evening along with doggy dinner treat and chicken and rice included in price for one dog from £475 per stay.

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ABBEY HOTEL, SOMERSET

Abbey Hotel - photo

Independently owned, genuinely welcoming and stylish boutique hotel in Bath with sublime food. There are several nearby castles worth visiting, including within walking distance the aptly named Sham Castle on the Bath skyline (a 30 min walk) with amazing views over the city. This folly is looks like a castle from the city centre but when you get up to it you realise that it is just the façade. If this gives you a taste for the real thing, two medieval English Heritage properties are within easy driving distance: Farleigh Hungerford Castle and Nunney Castle.

Abbey Hotel - photo

2 nights B&B with dinner on one evening in the new Koffmann & Mr. White's brasserie, bottle of wine on arrival, free upgrade (subject to availability) and late check out from £75 per person per night.

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ROCKLIFFE HALL, COUNTY DURHAM

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5-star world class resort with spa, golf and three excellent restaurants. Ideal for exploring the Durham Dales and Yorkshire Moors. A half hour drive away within the borders of the North Yorkshire Moors National Park is Whorlton Castle, a ruined medieval castle built in the early 12th century. The castle was already partly ruined in by the 14th century but remained partly inhabited until the early 17th century. This listed building is privately owned but the site can be visited by the public.

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Summer Staycation: 1 night free + children stay free. 3 nights for the price of 2 from £435 per family per stay.

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THIS WEEK'S COMPETITION

GREAT NATIONAL THE COMMONS HOTEL, CO CORK

Great National The Commons Hotel - photo

Comfort, convenience and great value within a ten minutes of 600 year old Blarney Castle and Cork City. Escape the hassle of Cork City Centre parking and use free parking and the local buses stopping just outside the hotel.

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LAST WEEK'S WINNER

Congratulations to last week's competition winner, Melanie Yaffie from London who won two nights B&B with dinner on one evening at The Farmhouse Hotel in Guernsey - a wonderful family-run boutique hotel and restaurant in an idyllic setting in the picturesque parish of St Saviours. Country house character blended seamlessly with contemporary design.


         


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