It's dark when you wake up in the morning, rather dark quite early in day, and yes the mercury has plummeted quickly this year, but the onset of winter doesn't mean it's time to hibernate. Turn those winter chills into winter thrills - and save money while you're at it - with a Best Loved winter getaway.
Escape the stress, the hype and the torpor to your very own historic inn, mansion or even a castle, surrounded by breathtaking woodlands, rivers, lakes, mountains and more. Recharge your batteries for the year ahead with some quintessential country pursuits. And don't forget to check out our exceptional deals on Christmas and New Year's Eve breaks. Now is the perfect time to pick up a great festive escape for a bargain price.