Best Loved Hotels

Time to reach for your walking shoes, as there's no finer way to explore the UK than on your own two feet. This week we explore a selection of Best Loved hotels situated in ideal walking country, from stirring moorland to bucolic pastures, including such scenic areas as the hills of Wales, the Peak District, Cornwall, the Channel Islands and even a guided walking tour of Royal Kensington.

PERFECT WALKING BREAKS

SHRIGLEY HALL HOTEL & SPA, CHESHIRE

Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa - photo

Located amid 262 acres of Cheshire countryside at the edge of the Peak District National Park - a walker's paradise with a spectacular variety of scenery and routes to be explored - from steep sided limestone dales to the dramatic high moorlands. For experienced walkers, the Pennine Trail begins nearby, or try one of the recommend local walks including two fun, family friendly walks around the estate and four walks in the local area - ranging from three miles to eight miles.

Shrigley Hall Hotel and Spa - photo

Walking Break: 3 Nights B&B with a 3 Course Dinner on 2 nights, glass of Prosecco on arrival and full use of the leisure facilities from £99 per night.

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THE IMPERIAL HOTEL, LLANDUDNO

The Imperial Hotel - photo

Discover North Wales and immerse yourself in the beauty of the region with a walking holiday at The Imperial Hotel in Llandudno. This award winning seaside hotel is the perfect base for walkers that want to step out on the Wales Coast Path, the world's first continuous coastal country path; stretch their legs on beautiful and long sandy beaches or head into the countryside of the stunning Snowdonia National Park. And after a day of walking you can relax in the hotel's health and fitness centre with indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room as well as a gym before dining in the Two AA Rosette Awarded Chantrey's Restaurant or soak up the hotel's ever-changing coastal views of Llandudno Bay from The Terrace.

The Imperial Hotel - photo

Seaside Dinner B&B with a glass of Prosecco and chocolates: 2 nights from £91 per person per night; 5 nights from £77.35 per person per night.

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THE MILESTONE HOTEL & RESIDENCES, LONDON

The Milestone Hotel and Residences - photo

With The Milestone Hotel enjoying a prime location within the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, a walking tour with Blue Badge Guide, Russell Nash, is a must in order to fully immerse yourself in the unique village feel of the neighbourhood. Your walking tour is completely bespoke but could take in historical buildings such as Kensington Palace, Royal Albert Hall and Leighton House Museum as well as the mews houses, eclectic Church Street with its vintage clothing stores and antique shops as well as common (and little known!) facts about some of the areas more famous inhabitants - past and present. The Victorian Celebration Package (29th April - 9th June) allows you to celebrate Queen Victoria's 200th birthday overlooking the Palace where she was born.

The Milestone Hotel and Residences - photo

Includes B&B in a Suite, Victorian Royal Afternoon Tea, private 3-course dinner with Bouchard Finlayson wines for two in The Oratory, Champagne Sabrage, Bentley Arnage airport transfers and 2 tickets to Kensington Palace and Victoria Exhibition from £2130. Add on a 2 hour walking tour of Kensington with Blue Badge Guide for £185.

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PEN-Y-DYFFRYN COUNTRY HOTEL, SHROPSHIRE

Pen-Y-Dyffryn Country Hotel - photo

Pen-y-Dyffryn is fortunate to be situated in some of the finest hill walking country in Britain. Surrounded on all sides by hills and mountains, the hotel itself is set at about 800 feet above sea level, and the hills within a short walk rise to nearly 2000 feet. Walks range from 30 minutes to all day treks, many with a pub-stop half way. Copies of the walks are freely available to our guests, and packed lunches can also be provided.

Pen-Y-Dyffryn Country Hotel - photo

15% Off Dinner B&B in May: Stay from £99 per person per night. Includes complimentary tea, scones, clotted cream & jam. Pets are welcome, free of charge.

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THE DUKE OF RICHMOND HOTEL, GUERNSEY

The Duke of Richmond Hotel - photo

Discover everything that Guernsey has to offer from coast to coast, from the natural beauty of the island countryside to the picturesque streets of St Peter Port. The island is a walker's paradise, with 30 miles of dramatic cliff paths to explore, as well as gentle rolling lanes and quiet beachside coves.

The Duke of Richmond Hotel - photo

Explore Guernsey Break: 3 nights accommodation, welcome drink, Guernsey gin experience, walking trail of St Peter Port, 2hr executive car drive to the west coast to see the sunset, 3-course table d'hote dinner on one evening and 2 tickets to Guernsey Museum from £212 per person.

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GREENHILLS COUNTRY HOUSE HOTEL, JERSEY

Greenhills Country House Hotel - photo

Greenhills sits at the heart of Jersey's network of Green Lanes - narrow country roads that navigate through the island's rural scenery. Ideal for a gentle stroll, venture out to discover historic farms, shady woods, and local wildlife. Jersey's numerous coastal cliff paths are just a short drive away.

Greenhills Country House Hotel - photo

Get £50 on arrival: Book a B&B stay online for a minimum of 3 nights and receive a £50 card on arrival to spend during your stay.

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PENTILLIE CASTLE & ESTATE, CORNWALL

Pentillie Castle and Estate - photo

Pentillie Castle stands proudly on the border of Devon and Cornwall overlooking the Tamar Valley offering the perfect haven from which to enjoy the very best walks in the West Country. The Coryton Family are all very keen walkers so have a backpack full of knowledge and recommendations for the most stunning walks nearby.

Pentillie Castle and Estate - photo

Enjoy 2 nights bed & breakfast, a Cornish cream tea on arrival, walking maps galore and a treat for your feet from St Kitts Herbery from £137 per person.

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LAST WEEK'S WINNER

Congratulations to last week's competition winner, Anna Marie Wise from Oxford who won two nights B&B with dinner on one evening at The Wordsworth Hotel and Spa in Cumbria - historic hotel in Grasmere with a two acre riverside garden, excellent food and a beautiful spa. Ideal for exploring the best of the Lakes.

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THIS WEEK'S COMPETITION

MILL END HOTEL, DEVON

Mill End Hotel - photo

Relax next to the open fires at this beautiful dog friendly country hotel on the banks of the River Teign in Dartmoor. The hotel is located on the Two Moors Way and footpaths are direct from the front door and follow the River Teign either to the stannary town of Chagford or a longer walk to Fingle Bridge. Castle Drogo is also a short hike away and offers superb views across the valley.

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