UK hotels with something extra

(Beamish Hall)

Finding it difficult to decide on a hotel in the UK? Perhaps you need to look at more than thread-counts and location. These eight places add a little extra that might just be the hook you need to book-in!

BEST WESTERN Abbey Hotel, Bath

Has a Michelin star restaurant and a barman distilling and selling his own whisky

BEST WESTERN Castle Green, Kendal

'Mines a real ale' - has pub downstairs selling specially selected real ale with an on-site hostelry

BEST WESTERN Compass Inn, South Gloucestershire

'Of all the gin joints' - every winter the hotels GM and bar manager make their own sloe gin from berries from the garden for guests

BEST WESTERN Heronston Hotel, Bridgend

'Welshcakes' - coach parties are welcomed with welshcakes, welsh whisky and local cockles etc.

BEST WESTERN Maldron Hotel, Cardiff

'Look, love eat' - chef makes food sculptures and has won awards

The Best Western Beamish Hall Hotel, The rural setting of Beamish, halfway between Newcastle and Durham

Has a micro-brewery making amazing beer for guests

The Best Western Leigh Park Country House Hotel and Vineyard, Bradford-upon-Avon

'The Vinters Tale' - the only hotel in Britain to have its own commercial Vineyard

(Compass Inn)


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