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Bolventor, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 7TS
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Jamaica Inn provides a relaxing and comfortable night’s sleep for you and your four legged companion in luxurious bedrooms. All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and most have full length baths. All rooms have free Wi-Fi as well as new flat screen TVs providing SKY channels including Sky Movies and Sky Sports and even BT Sports – more than many 5 star hotels offer.

Jamaica Inn is open for food and we use only the freshest and finest local ingredients whenever possible. The menu includes delights such as delicious steak pies, succulent gammon steaks, tasty fillets of salmon, vegetarian options and most weekends a hearty Sunday roast from 12 until 3pm. And don’t forget our daily ‘specials’ board.

From £35/room per night
Mousehole, Penzance, TR19 6QX
At a Glance: Historic, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

The Ship Inn, Mousehole, two miles south of Penzance, is the archetypal Cornish village and boasts what is said to be one of the most beautiful harbours in Britain. The Ship Inn features 8 double en-suite rooms, 6 of which over-look the harbour and have sea views.

From £60/room per night
Trebarwith Strand, Tintagel, PL34 0HB
At a Glance: Historic, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

The Port William Inn at Trebarwith Strand, near Tintagel, is a wonderful pub and restaurant on the North Cornwall coast, renowned for excellent pub food and a comfortable welcoming bar. There is also 4 star accommodation, with all 8 hotel rooms having a very high standard of finish and superb sea views, down to the sea and the dramatic cliffs. In March 2010 The Port William was awarded a FOUR STAR at VisitBritain Quality in Tourism Rating.

From £70/room per night
Market Square, Appleby, CA16 6XA
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Welcome to the Grade II listed Tufton Arms Hotel, originally a 16th century coaching inn and now an intimate, luxury hotel in the centre of the charming medieval town of Appleby-in-Westmorland. At the heart of our hotel is The Conservatory Restaurant offering fine award winning cuisine. We are also avery convenient stop off on the way to the north of Scotland.

From £80/room per night
Main Street Dent, Sedburgh, LA10 5QL
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The George and Dragon is a grade 2 listed building situated in the centre of Dent Village overlooking the famous Adam Sedgwick Memorial Fountain. Traditionally furnished with relaxed public rooms the George and Dragon has two spacious dining areas serving home cooked meals daily 12 noon to 8.30 pm. Nestling in the heart of Dentdale a few miles from the market town of Sedbergh. Dent is renowned as one of the quaintest and prettiest villages in the Yorkshire Dales.

From £50/room per night
Far Sawrey, Ambleside, LA22 0LQ
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Just a short walk from the home of Beatrix Potter at Hill Top Farm, you will find the Cuckoo Brow. This traditional Lakeland inn offers a warm welcome to couples, families, muddy boots and wet dogs! After a day out in the fresh air, relax with a glass of your favourite tipple, good food and good company. Our newly refurbished rooms are just the ticket with their powerful showers, deep baths and flat screen TVs.

From £90/room per night
Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5HZ
At a Glance: Historic, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

The Royal Oak at Keswick is a welcoming pub offering great home-cooked food and accommodation in the vibrant market town of Keswick, which is situated on the lakeside north of Derwentwater in Cumbria’s Lake District. The Royal Oak offers a pleasing blend of pub, restaurant and hotel rooms with a well stocked bar and a varied menu of freshly prepared produce and seasonal ingredients. For our overnight guests, The Royal Oak offers comfortable, en-suite bedrooms with the option of a fresh, wholesome breakfast.

From £77/room per night
Sun Inn, 6 Market Street, Kirkby Lonsdale, LA6 2AU
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

A warm hearted 17th Century inn set in the heart of the beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale overlooking St Mary's Church and you can walk within minutes to Devils Bridge, Ruskins View (famously painted by Turner), and the stunning walking area of the Lune Valley.

Overnight accommodation is offered in smart, clean rooms with fresh crisp linen, pillow top bed and puffy duvet. A hearty Cumbrian breakfast will set you up for a day visiting the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Trough of Bowland, golf at Kirkby Lonsdale and Casterton, fishing, bird watching at Leighton Moss or for the more adventurous - scuba diving at Capenwray.

From £99/room per night
Troutbeck, Penrith, CA11 0SJ
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Troutbeck Inn, in the quiet hamlet of Troutbeck, was once the Station Hotel when the railway was still operating between Penrith & the west coast. It is now a 4 Star Country Inn with Cottages. There are 7 newly refurbished ensuite bedrooms including doubles, twin, family & single plus 3 self catering cottages. Most of the bedrooms offer wifi connection & wonderful views of the surrounding fells, plus complimentary tea & coffee making facility & freeview television.

From £85/room per night
Watermillock, Watermillock, CA110LP
At a Glance: Historic, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

Set amidst stunning Lake District scenery, the Brackenrigg Inn can be counted amongst the last few remaining traditional free houses in the English Lakes. With an unrivalled setting that boasts spectacular views of elegant Ullswater, this charming Lake District retreat retains all the values of a traditional coaching Inn. Its old worldly charm and individual character is emphasised in each of its 17 bedrooms, all of which are en suite and we offer a flexible range of rooms, from affordable standard rooms to superior rooms & suites ideal for small groups and families.

From £70/room per night
The Square, Bakewell, DE45 1BT
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Situated in the heart of Bakewell with 35 individually styled bedrooms. Excellent meeting room facilities offering traditional elegance combined with up to date technology. The Kitchens at the Rutland Arms are where the world famous Bakewell pudding originated.

From £77/room per night
Market Place, Hartington, SK17 0AL
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Charles Cotton Hotel is located in the picturesque village of Hartington in the heart of Peak District National Park. The hotel has been providing food and accommodation to travellers and guests for the last two hundred and seventy five years. Our rooms offer all the facilities one would expect of a classic coaching inn; we are ideally situated for anyone wanting to explore the Peak Park and welcome walkers and dogs.

From £80/room per night
Main Road, Grindleford Bridge, S32 2HE
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

Boasting a peaceful location in the beautiful Peak District, this enchanting property, dating back over 100 years, has been extensively refurbished to offer modern comforts whilst still maintaining its period features. Named as one of the best independent hotels in the Peak District, The Maynard occupies a privileged position, immersed within an area of outstanding natural beauty, and yet easily accessible; it is only 13 minutes from Sheffield by train and within easy reach of the M1 and A57 Snake Pass by car.

From £109/room per night
Town End Lane, Swinscoe, Ashbourne, DE6 2HS
At a Glance: Historic, Jacuzzi / Hot Tub, Pet Friendly

This splendid 17th century inn is peacefully situated in the hamlet of Swinscoe on the Derbyshire/ Staffordshire border. Situated on the edge of the Peak District, close to Alton Towers, Dovedale, Ashbourne, Chatsworth House and Haddon. Accommodation at the Dog and Partridge is purpose built and situated in the grounds very close to Ashbourne. Guests will find it easy to relax in the traditional bar with its olde worlde character and charm, and its welcoming log fire in winter. Food is served all day with a wide ranging menu offering many local specialities.

From £60/room per night
Countisbury, Lynmouth, EX35 6NE
At a Glance: Historic, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

The Blue Ball Inn is a beautiful, traditional, 13th century Coaching Inn with inglenook fireplaces, and an atmosphere of unspoilt old world charm. This traditional country inn with 15 quality en-suite bedrooms (most of which feature bathtubs), attracts visitors and hikers from all over the world, is dog friendly, extends a warm welcome to children and has a fine and growing reputation for providing real ale, fine wines and excellent food. Located in Countisbury in an area of outstanding beauty, approximately one and a half miles from the twin villages of Lynton and Lynmouth and close to the famous Doone Valley.

From £80/room per night
Eight Trees Staverton, Totnes, TQ9 6PA
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Sea Trout Inn is an idyllic, traditional Devon Inn dating back to the 15th Century situated in the beautiful surroundings of the Dart Valley, near Totnes. We have 10 en-suite letting rooms, a Fine Dining Conservatory Restaurant serving Modern British Cuisine and two individual bar areas serving freshly prepared, homemade, traditional pub food to a very high standard. The surrounding area has a lot to offer whether it be for a gentle walk along the River Dart, visiting local historical buildings such a Buckfast Abbey, or participating in one of the many outdoor activities.

From £75/room per night
The Berry, Thorverton, Exeter, EX5 5NS
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Thorverton Arms is a 16th century coaching inn with an award winning restaurant and is located in the centre of the beautiful village of Thorverton in Devon. We are in the heart of the English countryside and yet only seven miles from Exeter (handy for the University), making it the ideal touring base for the north and south Devon beaches, Exmoor and Dartmoor.The Thorverton Arms boasts a welcoming bar with a real fire where you will find a large selection of traditional ales, wines and spirits; also a separate award winning restaurant.

From £80/room per night
Hartfoot Lane, Ansty, Dorchester, DT2 7PN
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Set on the heart of the Dorset Countryside, within easy reach of Bournemouth, Weymouth, Poole and Swanage. The Fox has 11 individually decorated en-suite bedrooms, equipped to a high standard, with hospitality tray, TV, hairdryer and toiletries. Our Superior rooms are spacious and can be utilised as family rooms.

From £65/room per night
28 Fore Street, Evershot, Dorset, DT2 0JW
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

Welcome to this quality 16th Century coaching inn that Thomas Hardy called 'The Sow & Acorn' in 'Tess of the d'Urbervilles'. Set in the picturesque West Dorset village of Evershot, this lovely old stone-built Inn boasts worthy history. Originally known as The Kings Arms, it once brewed its own ales with water drawn from the source of the River Frome. All the original charm and character of 400 years exudes from the beamed bars and log fires that greet guests on arrival.

From £99/room per night
The Hunters Moon, Middlemarsh, Sherborne, DT9 5QN
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Welcome to Hunters Moon, a traditional mid-18th century former coaching inn. Here you will find "an outstanding place to visit, whether for a refreshment stop, snack, leisurely meal, overnight stay or longer stay" as a base to explore the exceptional Dorset countryside and coastline. Here at Hunter's Moon we have 8 tastefully furnished en-suite bedrooms. 4 of these are double rooms and offer shower, television and tea/coffee making facilities.The other 4 rooms are even more spacious with a king size bed and a comfy sofa.

From £75/room per night
Tarrant Monkton, Blandford Forum, DT11 8RX
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Langton Arms, an attractive 17th century thatched inn, occupies a peaceful spot in the centre of Tarrant Monkton next to the church. Tarrant Monkton is a small thatched Dorset hamlet nestling in the Tarrant Valley, surrounded by some of the most spectacular countryside in England, which has changed little since it was immortalised in the novels of Thomas Hardy at the turn of the century.

From £120/room per night
Old Hall Lane Beachamwell, Swaffham, PE37 8BG
At a Glance: Pet Friendly

This peaceful country inn is set in stunning countryside with many local footpaths for you to explore with the family pet!

From £90/room per night
Hythe Road, Southampton, SO40 4WU
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Pilgrim Inn in Marchwood has 14 stylish boutique bedrooms which are nothing less than stunning. Great care has been taken to source the very best furniture and linen to ensure that our guests have the best nights sleep ever.

From £69/room per night
Culver Hill, Stroud, GL5 5AF
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Amberley Inn is one of those Cotswold hotels that is the epitome of English hospitality. Overlooking the Woodchester valley and recently refurbished, we are the ideal location for walking, (pets allowed on request) golf and general relaxation in this area of outstanding natural beauty. Log fires burn all day during the winter months and fine food is a huge attraction to the hotel. Four posters and Jacobean sleigh beds are available for those looking for a romantic weekend away.

From £75/room per night
The Barringtons, Burford, OX18 4TN
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Located in the heart of the Cotswolds, our 16th Century Coaching Inn has large open fire places, flag stone floors and exposed wooden beams. We have a highly acclaimed rosette award winning restaurant . Our rooms are spacious, light and modern but still with the charm of the old. All rooms are en-suite. We are located mid way between Oxford and Cheltenham with good road and rail links.

From £85/room per night
Stow Road Fifield near Burford, Fifield, OX76HR
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Merrymouth is a 13th Century stone Cotswold inn, ideally situated close to numerous places of interest. The guest accommodation is situated in a converted stable block to the rear of the Inn. All rooms are en-suite and extremely comfortable. The Inn has built a fine reputation for its home-cooked food, real ale and extensive wine list. Breakfast is served until 12 noon and well behaved dogs are welcome. The perfect retreat for holidaymakers andbusiness guests, alike.

From £60/room per night
High Street, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8AJ
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Nestling in the Cotswold village of Frampton Mansell lies the Crown Inn. A seventeenth century ‘cider house’ that is steeped in history and is, quite simply, a perfect village pub. Roaring log fires; delicious, traditional, home-cooked food; fine, locally brewed real ales; a stunningly beautiful building dating from 1633 and of course, good company. Add to this a very well appointed 12-bedroom hotel annex, ample car parking and simply exquisite views across the golden valley and you have the precise recipe for a relaxing and enjoyable venue. Do come and spend some time with us…..we wouldlove to see you.

From £70/room per night
Minster Lovell, OX29 0RN
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

Set in 60 acres of grounds near Oxford, on the banks of the River Windrush, the Mill and Old Swan is the perfect setting in which to relax. This quintessentially English treasure is set over two distinct buildings – The Mill, built in 1806 and brimming with olde English character, and The Old Swan, a 600 year old Inn. Each bedroom has undergone a full refurbishment and boasts a stylish, contemporary design. Our restaurant serves mouth watering dishes and also offers afternoon teas.

From £115/room per night
14-15 High Street, Lymington, SO41 9AA
At a Glance: Historic, 2 AA Rosette, By the Sea, Pet Friendly

Stanwell House is a privately owned, boutique hotel situated in the centre of the picturesque Regency market town of Lymington. Lymington is one of the world's premier sailing resorts, has two International Marinas and is home to the prestigious Royal Lymington Yacht Club. It is also on the doorstep of the New Forest. The hotel is both cosmopolitan and stylish and offers guests a friendly, efficient yet unobtrusive service. From lunch on the Terrace, champagne afternoon tea in the Conservatory, a vodka Martini in the Bar, dinner in the Bistro or in our very own Seafood Restaurant or overnight in one of our original and seductive bedrooms. AA 3 star property that was been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for food.

From £119/room per night
Symonds Yat West, Symonds Yat, HR9 6DA
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

A relaxing Elizabethan Manor House which maintains its character and architectural features, with a great oak door giving access to the reception.The hotel has 18 rooms, with an additional 4 suites available for that extra luxury. All rooms are en-suite and a large percentage have historical characteristics such as exposed beams, original leaded windows and uneven floorboards - this creates a charm that takes you back centuries. Free Wi-Fi and broadband internet access are available.

From £55/room per night
Much Birch, Hereford, HR2 8HJ
At a Glance: Pet Friendly

The Pilgrim Country House Hotel is set in the sleepy village of Much Birch just 8 miles from Ross-on-Wye and 7 miles from Hereford. Most bedrooms enjoy beautiful views across the Golden Valley toward Wales. The cosy beamed bar has a roaring fire in winter and the conservatory opens out onto a raised decking area perfect for lazy summer days. The restaurant serves tasty snacks at lunchtime and delicious candlelit dinners in the evening. Pets £10.00 per night.

From £75/room per night
62 The Hill, Canterbury, CT3 1TA
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Originally built as cottages in the 16th century, The Evenhill lies on the A257 in Littlebourne, just a 3-minute drive away from the city centre of Canterbury. The comfortable traditional Victorian bar with its oak beams and fireplaces leads onto the Evenhill's popular extensive split-level restaurant. The superb restaurant serves delicious home cooked meals perfect for every occasion. To the rear of the main building lies our hotel, with 15 en suite bedrooms. The setting of our hotel ensures you will have a peaceful night. For those summer days and evenings we have a pleasant garden to complete the picture of a typical yet surprising Kentish pub.

From £95/room per night
Church Lane Iden, Near Rye, TN31 7PU
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Less than 2 miles (5 minutes drive) outside of The Historic Town of Rye, we are perfectly located for exploring Rye, Romney Marsh, Camber sands, and other attractions. We are also 20 minutes drive from the market town of Tenterden, and 35 minutes drive from Ashford, where there is a large outlet mall, and of course Ashford international train station, for the Eurostar. Unlike hotels in Rye centre, we have free on site parking.

From £49/room per night
Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6EH
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Black Boys Hotel is an imposing Grade II listed building in the centre of the historic market town of Aylsham. The hotel has recently been completely refurbished and now offers superb en-suite accommodation and a restaurant popular with both guests and local residents. It is ideally situated for visiting the surrounding area of North Norfolk whether on business or a leisure break. A narrow-gauge railway operates locally to the village of Wroxham where dayboats can be hired to tour the Norfolk Broads. The city of Norwich, with its wealth of shops and visitor attractions, can be reached in 30 minutes..

From £85/room per night
Old Hall Lane Beachamwell, Swaffham, PE37 8BG
At a Glance: Pet Friendly

Peaceful and comfortable in the countryside - Excellent Fresh locally sourced Foods. Newly Refurbished - all large ensuite shower rooms, with plenty of hot water power showers. Very comfortable Kingsize Beds, 2 Rooms on Ground Floor, accessible by wheelchair.

From £90/room per night
Wark on Tyne Nr Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 3LS
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Originally built as a farmstead in 1747, this four-star Inn and Restaurant features a cosy bar with open fire in the winter and a sunny conservatory within a secret walled beer-garden. This is the land where Romans held back Picts, where Celts were driven out by Angles and Saxons, where major battles between the Scots and the English were fought. Here are the finest stretches of Hadrian’s Wall, abbeys and churches linked with the earliest story of Christianity in Britain.

From £60/room per night
High Street, Woking, GU23 6BB
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

The Talbot has for centuries played its part in history. It is said to have provided the stage for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton’s love affair to blossom in 1798, and remains one of England’s finest coaching inns.

From £69/room per night
St Michaels Square, Penkridge, ST19 5AL
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

18th Century Village Inn. Hotel rooms were extensively refurbished in 2007, all rooms are en-suite... flat screen television and very large spacious rooms with original features.

From £80/room per night
Market Square, Bishops Castle, SY9 5BN
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Pets stay free at The Castle! The hotel has a lovely enclosed garden to exercise your pet and we have many lovely walks that start from our doorstep. Dogs are allowed in our main bar area and you are welcome to bring them down during dining hours as well. Bishops Castle is right at the heart of The South Shropshire designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and offers excellent hill walking with your dogs. We are also located on Offa’s Dyke, The Shropshire Way, The Kerry Ridgeway and The Long Mynd. Why not bring your dog along to play with The Castle Hotel dog Milly, our miniature Dachshund.

From £70 per person per night Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.
Offer available midweek Monday to Thursday until the end of June 2017.
Rhydycroesau, Oswestry, SY10 7JD
At a Glance: Historic, 2 AA Rosette, Jacuzzi / Hot Tub, Pet Friendly

Perched almost a thousand feet up, this beautiful silver-stone Georgian rectory is situated in the Shropshire/Welsh hills, an area of unspoilt natural beauty. Set in five acres of grounds, the Hotel prides itself on its unobtrusive hospitality, first-class fresh and healthy cooking and an easy-going atmosphere that guarantees that "away-from-it-all" feeling. Pen-Y-Dyffryn offers superb accommodation including some bedrooms with private patio from which to admire the stunning views. The Superior Bedroom has a double spa/whirlpool bath.

From £68/room per night
King Lane Clutton Hill, Clutton, BS39 5QL
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Only 8 miles from Bath, Bristol and Wells, The Hunters Rest Inn, originally an early 19th century hunting lodge, enjoys a secluded, elevated position with delightful views across the Chew Valley to the Mendip Hills beyond. The Inn offers a superb choice of menu and is the ideal venue for family celebrations, weddings and parties. The five luxurious en-suite rooms are individually decorated and furnished to the highest standards, including a four poster suite, stunning bathrooms, direct dial telephones with data links, colour televisions and magnificent views.

From £105/room per night
Lower Rudge, Frome, BA11 2QF
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

A traditional country inn with modern comforts set in the Somerset countryside seven miles from Longleat and just twenty minutes drive from Bath. Built in about 1690, the Full Moon was a coaching inn on a crossroads leading to Salisbury Plain and the important wool centre in Beckington. Nowadays, it is a comfortable base for visits to Bath and the Mendips as well as being convenient to Frome, Warminster, Westbury and Trowbridge.

From £65/room per night
Mells, Somerset BA11 3PN
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

Situated in the beautiful medieval village of Mells, on the edge of the Mendip Hills close to Bath and Wells, this privately owned 15th Century Coaching Inn is steeped in history and atmosphere, with low oak beamed ceilings hung with hops and heavy oak tables lit by candles. All en-suite bedrooms have a distinct country atmosphere and are traditionally furnished to retain their original charm.

From £100/room per night
Simonsbath, TA24 7SH
At a Glance: Pet Friendly

The Exmoor Forest Inn. Set in the heart of beautiful Exmoor, one of the smallest National Parks covering about 265 square miles With its long and spectacular coast line, high moorland with wild ponies and red deer, steep valley with tumbling streams and picturesque villages, all together a lovely place to be.

From £83/room per night
Fosse Road, Shepton Mallet, BA3 5HU
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

The Oakhill Inn offers five elegant rooms offering high class bed and breakfast. All the rooms have en-suite bathrooms, TV/DVD, tea and coffee facilities and the most comfortable beds made with the best Egyptian cotton bed linen. There is a family suite available and rooms one and five both have baths as well as showers. Our freshly prepared menus are full of local and seasonal produce and this is reflected in the excellent breakfast.

From £77.50/room per night
High Street, Woking, GU23 6BB
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

We are delighted to introduce the new look Talbot Inn! Completely transformed inside, yet retaining its original, historical features, this traditional coaching inn has been caringly restored with a modern twist. You’ll find a comfortable and friendly bar with open log fires, real ales and a mouth-watering array of food overseen by Michelin-star Executive Chef, Rob Clayton, including favourite pub classics and an innovative British-la-carte menu using fresh, seasonal locally sourced produce. We also have a fabulous new restaurant, featuring a stunning copper ceiling and glass conservatory overlooking the garden.

From £69/room per night
Church St, Barford, Warwickshire CV35 8BS
At a Glance: Historic, Jacuzzi / Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, Pet Friendly

Only a short drive from The Glebe Hotel is Warwick, the home to the famous Warwick Castle (please note dogs are not allowed in the Castle), Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon and Kenilworth (this castle does allow dogs in the grounds on a lead). The Glebe Hotel is also within easy distance of the Cotswolds.

The hotel itself boasts 39 en-suite bedrooms, a swimming pool and a conservatory restaurant with views of the garden and it is, of course, pet friendly!

From £70/room per night
Clopton Bridge, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 7HP
At a Glance: Historic, AA Rosette, Pet Friendly

This magnificent, half-timbered hotel is just a few minutes' easy walk from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Stratford's attractive town centre. The Alveston Manor is well known both for its Manor Grill Restaurant, beautiful oak panelled Manor Bar and its splendid old cedar tree - reputedly the spot where Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" was premiered. The hotel's leisure facilities include a pool, gym, sauna, solarium and beauty treatment rooms..

From £87/room per night
27-29 High Street, Arundel, BN18 9AG
At a Glance: Historic, Boutique, Pet Friendly

Situated in the heart of Arundel, this grade II listed Victorian building was completely refurbished in 2004 to combine traditional comforts with the facilities of a modern 4-star hotel. The Swan Hotel itself dates back to 1759 and is a prominent building on the High Street. The hotel's bar, serving the family owned Fuller Smith & Turner Ltd Ale, proves to be particularly popular with locals and guests alike. To complete your day, pay a visit to the hotel’s restaurant which serves freshly prepared food daily. The menu is complimented by a wide range of quality wines from the 200 year old wine cellar.

From £68/room per night
Marlborough Rd, Ogbourne St George, SN8 1SQ
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Nestling in the beautiful Og Valley in the heart of the Wiltshire Downs close to Marlborough and the Ridgeway Path, The "Inn with the Well" (also known as the Old Crown) has been a country inn for over 300 years. Visitors can view the well - and stand on its glass top! - upon entering the restaurant where an extensive a la carte menu is available. Bar snacks and lighter bites are available in the Bar. The Inn has excellent facilities offering superb comfort in a newly constructed building adjacent to the Inn.

From £70/room per night
Bolton Abbey, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 6AJ
At a Glance: Historic, 3 AA Rosette, Jacuzzi / Hot Tub, Pet Friendly

Guests return year after year to enjoy the unique landscape for its peace and beauty and the 30,000-acre Bolton Abbey estate, owned by the Duke of Devonshire, with its picturesque village and 12th-century Augustinian priory. And all of this is on the doorstep of the luxurious Devonshire Arms Country House Hotel and Spa. This traditional 17th-century coaching inn has evolved into a luxurious country estate hotel offering exquisite food, a stunning wine list and warm hospitality. AA Three Rosettes. AA Pet Friendly Hotel of the Year 2004.

From £165/room per night
South View, Hunton, DL8 1PY
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

A traditional country inn, at The Hub of village life, offers AA 3 star en-suite accommodation, friendly bar and AA award winning restaurant. Our bar is open daily from 18.00 to midnight, offering a warm welcome to locals and visitors alike. With beamed ceilings and seasonal log fires you are assured of a warm welcome. Why not join in the activities in the bar which include regular charity quizzes and a fortnightly live music session on Mondays by local musicians?

From £60/room per night
The Square, Kilburn, York,, Kilburn, YO61 4AH
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

The Forresters Arms is situated in the picturesque village of Kilburn near Thirsk, surrounded by immense natural beauty in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. Recently renovated to enhance the quintessential ‘Old Country Inn’ charm that the Forresters Arms has become famous for, all nine guestrooms are now en-suite with television, tea/coffee and bath and shower facilities. The restaurant offers food made from fresh, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible.

From £70/room per night
38 Market Street, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QW
At a Glance: Historic, Pet Friendly

Situated in Kirkby Stephen, winner of the Calor Village of the Year competition, and perfectly placed for exploring the Lake District, Pennines and Yorkshire Dales, we offer ensuite bed and breakfast accommodation within a traditional family-run pub setting. All rooms have bath and shower facilities, and we welcome walkers and cyclists. A hearty Cumbrian breakfast is included in the price, and evening meals are served in the bar and restaurant until 9pm every night. Special diets are catered for wherever possible.

From £65/room per night