Hotels with Michelin Stars
This outstanding property with phenomenal food comes from chef patron, Raymond Blanc. This world class luxury hotel is hidden within the Oxfordshire countryside and nestled within its own kitchen garden - sustainability is a key ethos at Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons and has gained the hotel a Green Michelin Star.
This inn is quite simply a delightful place both to stay and dine! Over 500 years old, the inn is full of atmosphere and charm with oak beams, nooks, crannies and crackling log fires yet with a style that’s both sophisticated and up-to-date and, above all, supremely comfortable. Renowned for outstanding food and hospitality, there are nine luxurious bedrooms making the Angel the ideal place to stay in a pretty Dales village.
Dating back to 1849 and surrounded by 123 acres of parkland, this impressive manor house is home to an award-winning spa, a Michelin Star awarded restaurant and luxurious bedrooms with state-of-the-art bathrooms. This is more than just a hotel and spa, this is a resort in the English countryside.
Escape to the Cotswolds at Whatley Manor, a luxury hotel and spa - the perfect place to relax and revive. From luxury accommodation, an award-winning spa and TWO restaurants, one that boasts a Michelin Star and the other 2 AA Rosettes, this is a resort with food and service at its heart.
Hotels with 3 AA Rosettes
This luxurious country estate hotel has its roots in a 17th century coaching inn. The hotel simply offers exquisite food, a stunning wine list and warm hospitality. There is a choice of dining; the Burlington for fine dining, with its antique polished tables, china, crystal and silver, and the more informal Devonshire Brasserie and Bar. A luxurious base for a holiday in the Yorkshire Dales.
In the heart of the Lake District, with Lake Windermere a stones throw away, stands Rothay Manor, a former Manor House built in 1823 for a weathly Liverpool merchant. Now, a luxurious hotel with exceptional service and outstanding food!
Tucked away on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, near the Regency town of Cheltenham stands The Greenway Hotel, an Elizabethan Manor. Welcoming guests since the 1940's, the hotel boasts the sumptuous Elan Spa, luxurious bedrooms and a 3 AA Rosette awarded restaurant that takes advantage of the wealth and quality of the local produce that the surrounding Cotswolds has to offer.
Within 65 acres of wildflower meadows, woodland and gardens on the banks of the meandering River Windrush stands Minster Mill Hotel & Spa, in the heart of the chocolate box village of Minster Lovell. Standing in 'Old Minster', this property is surrounded by history with Minster Lovell Hall and Dovecote just a short walk away. Boasting a 3 AA Rosette Restaurant that serves seasonal, contemporary and traditional British food using the best of the local produce.
Within the historic walls of Canterbury, and just a stones throw from Canterbury Cathedral stands Abode Canterbury, a elegent hotel with an award winning restaurant and cocktail bar - making this the PERFECT city break destination!
This former 17th century rectory in the quintessential Cotswolds village of Upper Slaughter is the height of luxury sounded by rolling countryside and bubbling rivers. Elegant bedrooms and outstanding service for both you and your four-legged friend is just scratching the surface of what the Lords of the Manor has to offer. Boasting 3 Rosettes and 4 Red Stars from the AA.
Hotels with 2 AA Rosettes
This historic inn stands alongside the village church in the quaint village of Crosthwaite in the Lyth Valley. This warm and welcoming inn has spacious and sumptuous bedrooms alongside imaginative award-winning food in a luxurious yet traditional English inn.
On the edge of the Bolton Abbey estate, in the idyllic village of Burnsall surrounded by rolling hills and country lanes of the Yorkshire Dales stands The Devonshire Fell Hotel - a colourful, contemporary and quirky property. The Devonshire Fell is home to a 2 AA Rosette restaurant and boasts innovative food. Looking for a luxurious and relaxing country retreat? Look no further! During your stay, you'll have free access to the luxury spa at the sister hotel The Devonshire Arms Hotel and Spa which is just a 10-minute drive.
Beautiful 15th-century wealden hall house pub, located at the top of the North Downs with open fires, a relaxed environment to enjoy the 2 AA rosettes standard food with a menu blend including all your pub classics. Awarded 4 gold AA stars for the seperate barn accommodation, which features oak wood floors and exposed beams, the cosy split-level suites come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, lounge and dining space & boasts views out to the Kent coast.
Just a stones throw from Titchwell Marsh and Holme Dunes stands The Chequers Inn, a lovely 16th century inn on the north Norfolk coast. All bedrooms are individually designed with all modern comforts, the restaurant boasts 2 AA Rosettes and the traditional bar oozes cosiness with an open fire and low beams.
The family Goss have been your hosts at the Kings Arms in Wing since 2004. This 17th century coaching inn is full of original features, with eight comfortable en-suite guest rooms - and its own smokehouse! As well as homemade bread, jams and chutneys, the inn is proud to showcase local produce on its menus. Popular with locals and visitors alike, the Kings Arms serves real ales, ciders and fine wines to accompany the award winning food. AA 4 Star Inn, 2 AA Rosettes.
High up in the Shropshire/ Welsh hills, this beautiful silver-stone Georgian rectory is set in five acres of glorious grounds. The Pen-Y-Dyffryn Hotel prides itself on its unobtrusive hospitality, first-class cooking and an easy-going atmosphere that guarantees that "away-from-it-all" feeling. Enjoy stunning views from both the award-winning restaurant and the terrace, perfect on a warm summer's evening for a pre-dinner aperitif.
This Grade II listed, 18th century coaching inn has recently been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its restaurant that uses fresh and locally sourced ingredients with a professional yet friendly front of house team. The Timble Inn, which also boasts a 5 stars from the AA, is located in the village of Timble in the Washburn Valley and is surrounded by stunning walks.
Steeped in history and sympathetically renovated, the Shibden Mill Inn offers a cosy, friendly bar and an intimate candlelit restaurant. With its original oak beams and rafters, the Mill Room is a popular location for diners. The 11 stylish en-suite bedrooms have the warmth and quality you would expect from a country inn. 2 AA Rosettes for food. UK Food Pub of the Year. Les Routiers Inn of the Year. Sunday Lunch Pub of the Year.
The 17th Century Sun Inn is set in the heart of the beautiful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale. Perfect for walkers, the inn is within easy walking distance of Devils Bridge, Ruskins View (painted by Turner), and the stunning Lune Valley. Enjoy a drink by the roaring log fires in winter, or relax in the lounge and wine library. The Sun Inn offers an AA Rosette restaurant dining experience with high quality food created from fresh local ingredients.
The Black Swan Hotel is an award-winning inn set in the conservation village of Ravenstonedale, perfect for walking the Howgill fells or touring the Lakes and Yorkshire Dales. The hotel boasts an excellent seasonal menu, as well as gorgeous homemade cakes and scones. Relax in our lovely riverside garden in the summer, or indoors in the bars and lounge.
The Two Bridges overlooks the River Dart - and yes, there are two bridges! - and enjoys a glorious setting in Dartmoor National Park. Sample AA Rosette quality food in the Tors Restaurant, enjoy afternoon tea in the the lounge with its comfy leather sofas, or grab a light lunch and a drink in the bar. A perfect destination for a break in the country.
Situated in rural Essex in the attractive village of Great Yeldham on the banks of the River Colne, the 500 year old White Hart serves great food in a relaxed and historic atmosphere.
The Manor House Hotel has the warmth, charm and atmosphere of an elegant country house, luxuriously furnished yet perfectly relaxed. Enjoy an imaginative menu in the award-winning, 2 AA Rosette Mulberry Restaurant, prepared using only the freshest local produce. Or for a more informal dining experience, a brasserie menu is available in the contemporary bar.
Overlooking Ventnor Bay and close to the famous Botanical Gardens, the 4 Star Royal Hotel offers friendly service and outstanding food in the award winning, 2 AA Rosette Restaurant. This beautifully refurbished hotel is set in tranquil subtropical gardens and boasts an outdoor swimming pool.
With over 800 years of history, including being the frequent haunt of ‘The Black Prince’, the eldest son of King Edward III and visited by Catherine of Aragon and Queen Elizabeth, The Maids Head Hotel has fascinating history which adds to its character and charm.
The 16th century Lamb Inn at Burford is the epitome of an ancient English Inn, oozing charm and character. With its flagstone floors, antiques, gleaming brasses and flickering log fires, it is like stepping back in time. Don't be fooled though - the inn boasts all modern comforts! The award-winning food is much more contemporary than the setting would suggest.
The Moat House enjoys a spectacular canalside setting in the heart of rural Staffordshire, yet is close to Junction 13 of the M6. This Grade II listed, 15th century moated manor house boasts a 2 AA Rosette restaurant for fine dining as well as a bar serving snacks. Watch the narrowboats pass by on the canal as you sample the award winning cuisine in the restaurant. The hotel is conveniently placed for Alton Towers, the N.E.C. and Birmingham International Airport. AA 4 Star Hotel.
Welcome to the Three Horseshose Inn and Country Hotel, situated just 2 miles north of Leek on the edge of the Peak District National Park. Dining options here include a brasserie, a pub and a carvery. On barmy summer days diners can eat al fresco in the pretty gardens. Bedrooms here are boutique style, some with four poster beds and whirlpool baths. 2 AA Rosettes for food...
This idyllic Suffolk retreat is set on the edge of town opposite the village green, with the local antique and craft shops just a stroll away. Sensational food is served in the restaurant, recently voted the best in Suffolk. Or diners can choose to eat in the cosy bar with its log fire, or on warm days, al fresco in the walled Victorian garden. Wherever you choose to eat, the menu is the same.
Hotels with AA Rosettes
A charming, 16th century traditional inn set in the village of Thornham and just a 2 minute walk from the dunes and marshes along the Norfolk Coast path. Combining the inns original characterful features with all the modern day comforts, The Lifeboat Inn offers stylish and comfortable bedrooms alongside award-winning food.
Stay at one of the oldest inns in England in the centre of a medieval village and enjoy AA Rosette awarded food with stunning views of Dartmoor. Choose from four dining locations including a 536-year-old bar with a roaring fire. In the warmer months, alfresco dining is available on the patio or within the gardens.
A traditional country inn serving great pub food, The Chequers Inn sits directly underneath Froggatt Edge, one of the area's greatest climbing and walking regions. It is a perfect base for visiting Chatsworth House, Eyam Hall, Bakewell, Castleton and the Peak District. The bar serves hand-pulled ales and there is also a pretty garden terrace.
Arranged around the original cobbled courtyard, this former coaching inn offers an elegant air-conditioned restaurant which has been awarded AA Rosettes for its exceptional food, accompanied by an extensive wine list. Choose from an a la carte menu or a fixed price market menu. For something a little less formal, the historic Villiers Bar serves real ales from traditional oak casks.
A secret Cornish hideaway, the Grade II listed Trehellas House Hotel is tucked away in the heart of the countryside, offering eleven comfortably appointed en-suite bedrooms. Dine by candlelight in the award-winning, beamed restaurant with its unusual slate floor. The emphasis here is on locally sourced ingredients, including meat, fish, vegetables and local Cornish cheeses.
The Millstone at Mellor is set in a small Lancashire village just 3 miles from Blackburn and 4 miles from Junction 21 of the M6. This cosy country inn boasts an AA Rosette restaurant where you can enjoy creative menus, homemade puddings and hearty breakfasts. The traditional bar serves local ales and fine wines. There are comfortable en-suite bedrooms and suites, all with free Wi-Fi. The bright lights of Blackpool are just 30 minutes drive away.
Welcome to the Clive Restaurant with Rooms! For those seeking affordable luxury, the Clive Restaurant serves beautifully presented, elegant and expertly cooked dishes. The more informal Cookhouse also enjoys an excellent reputation for superb, high quality British food. This elegant Georgian house is set in the beautiful south Shropshire countryside, just 2 miles north of Ludlow.