Dear %UPDT%, from the dramatic Highlands to County Cork to seaside Kent, Best Loved proves that style and luxury can also represent great value with our array of special offers.   Late Summer Specials from Best Loved
  Regal Rye
  Lancashire Classic
  Waterford Wonder
  White Cliffs Retreat
  World-class Cork
  Lovely Lakes
  Super Speyside
  Perfect Peeblesshire
Dear Best Loved Member
Tuesday 19th August 2008

There have been moments this summer when "sunny spells" and "sunny intervals" have seemed two of the cruellest phrases in the English language, purposely employed by devious weather forecasters to torment and tantalise us. Yet even with the classic British (and Irish!) summer being predictable in its very unpredictability, a cool and damp day can be a delight when you are staying in a Best Loved hotel.

So curl up with a good book and a cup a tea, explore nearby stately homes and museums, savour a gourmet candle-lit dinner, take a dip in the indoor swimming pool, sip whisky or cocktails in front of the fire (many Best Loved log fires are burning overtime this season), or spend some quality relaxation time in a state-of-the-art spa. And who knows, you might even be lucky enough to catch one of those sunny spells!

Speaking of great spas, I'm pleased to welcome a hotel new to Best Loved, stunning Cowley Manor in Gloucestershire. Cowley Manor (pictured on the right) is a classic Cotswolds stately home with magnificent 55 acre gardens transformed into something extraordinary, with cutting-edge contemporary design, a superb spa with indoor and outdoor pools, delicious food, and an infectious sense of fun.

Jeffrey Epstein

Interactive Map 1 Minmore House 2 Horseshoe Inn 3 Rye Lodge 4 Wallett's Court 5 Farington Lodge 6 Athenaeum House 7 Capella Castlemartyr 8 Swan Hotel Cowley Manor
1 Minmore House ... Highlands
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Super Speyside Peaceful family-run hideway perfect for walking, fishing & Whisky Trail. This Oct 3 nights for the price of 2 - 3 nights B&B from £154pp. More>>
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2 Horseshoe Inn ... Peeblesshire
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Perfect Peebles Country house luxury only 20 miles from Edinburgh. Stay midweek with dinner in the 3 AA Rosette restaurant from only £75pp. More>>
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3 Rye Lodge ... Sussex
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Regal Rye Indulge in 2 nts B&B plus a Champagne dinner & ride through the lush Sussex countryside in a vintage Rolls Royce Silver Wraith II. Only £375. More>>
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4 Wallett's Court ... Kent
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White Cliffs Retreat 2 night summer midweek break - includes 3 course dinner, B&B and use of great spa & leisure facilities. From £189pp. More>>
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lancashire hotels With attractions as diverse as the bucolic villages and rolling hills of the Ribble Valley, the marvellous National Football Museum in Preston, the historic Tudor Lancaster Castle and Blackpool's saucy "Golden Mile," Lancashire boasts some of the most rewarding sightseeing in England's Northwest.
5 Farington Lodge ... Lancashire
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Lancashire Classic Luxurious Georgian mansion secluded in 3 acres of gardens & woodland. Weekend Dinner B&B break from £135 per room per night. More>>
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6 Athenaeum House ... Co Waterford
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Waterford Wonder Splendid 18th century house in 6 acres overlooking Waterford City. 2 night midweek break with 1 dinner from €140pp More>>
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7 Capella Castlemartyr ... Co Cork
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World-class Cork 5-star luxury resort just 20 min from Cork City, with 220 acres, golf, spa & gourmet restaurant. B&B special from only €175 per night. More>>
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Lake District
lake disctrict hotels The British Isles afford some of the world's most stunning vistas, and these occur nowhere in greater profusion than in the Lake District. With 16 major lakes crammed among the country's highest mountains in a region only 30 miles across, you don't have to wander far from your Best Loved hotel room for a suberb view.
8 Swan Hotel ... Cumbria
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Lovely Lakes
Luxury boutique hotel with spa on the River Leven at the tip of Lake Windermere. 2 night midweek break from £198 B&B. More>>
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