For those who enjoy the finer things in life, a break at the Radisson SAS Portman Hotel will be right up your street. This deluxe four-star hotel is just a minute's walk away from Marble Arch and a stone’s throw from the stylish boutiques of Oxford Street. After spending a day shopping and sightseeing in London's trendiest area, you can relax in your room, watch cable TV and enjoy something from the extensive room service menu. At this hotel, you will also be in the ideal place to visit the many sights of London such as Buckingham palace and the Houses of parliament. You must also be sure to allow yourself the time to enjoy the leisure facilities of the hotel itself. The hotel has a fully equipped gym and two fantastic restaurants where you can sample gourmet cuisine.
Langley Castle Hotel, Northumberland
For a touch of medieval magic why not take the time to visit Langley castle Hotel. Set in its own ten-acre woodland this fabulous castle hotel dates back to 1350. All guest rooms have got private facilities and are luxurious. Some have special features such as four-poster beds, stained glass windows and windows seats. The hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Hadrian's Wall and the Northumberland countryside, as well as the Scottish Borders and the Lake District. At night, relax in the hotel lounge in front of the roaring log fire or dine in style in the award-winning restaurant. During your stay, you can go hot-air ballooning or try your hand at archery. You can even have a picnic especially prepared for you by the hotel’s chefs. However you choose to spend your time, you will never forget your stay.
The Metropole Hotel, Cornwall
This Victorian Hotel, situated in one of the most scenic areas of the British Isles, stands on a hilltop with an amazing view out over Padstow Harbour. Walk along the waterfront or one of the area’s many unspoiled beaches. Try some fabulous seafood – the local speciality. Wander through Padstow’s narrow streets and buy some handmade souvenirs from one of the many colourful shops. This is an area with a fascinating history. Take a short trip to Tintagel where you can visit the ruins, claimed to be those of the legendary King Arthur’s castle. You can end the day with a swim in the hotel’s heated outdoor pool. The Metropole Hotel is ideal for those who want to experience the mystery of Cornwall.
Old Oxenhope Hall Cottage, West Yorkshire
Fans of English Litterature should not miss the opportunity to spend a few days at Old Oxenhope Hall Cottage. This attractive 17th century building is just five minutes from the village of Haworth, where the famous Bronte sisters lived. Their house, Haworth Parsonage, is open to the public and is well worth a visit. The moors, where they would wander for hours, are perfect for those who enjoy walking. The cottage itself is fully self-contained and has been restored to a high standard of comfort. It is furnished with all the modern conveniences, and will certainly appeal to history lovers and aspiring writers alike.