From luxurious spa holidays and exclusive countryside retreats to city breaks filled with culture, shopping and lots of discovery, the UK has everything you need for a fantastic winter vacation.
Manor House Golf Hotel - Castle Combe, England
Ideally located in Castle Combe, Wiltshire, the elegant Manor House Hotel offers guests an exquisite Cotswolds experience with Michelin starred cuisine, award-winning golf and high-end accommodation with a personal touch. The luxurious 14th century property has 48 exclusively designed bedrooms appointed with stylish period furnishings, lovely views and all the modern conveniences you could dream of.
London has always been synonymous with style, culture, history and innovation, but these days, maybe more than ever, the city sizzles with creative energy, world-class museums, exquisite restaurants, top-notch hotels and fashion-forward boutiques.
Blakes Hotel - London, England
Stunning interior design, unique dining experiences and a wide range of services make from the astonishing Blakes Hotel one of the most over-the-top places to stay in London, if not the entire continent. Conceived by renowned designer Anouska Hempel to be the first luxury boutique hotel in the world, the property boasts 47 unique rooms, each fabulously decorated to offer a spiritual retreat for the body and soul. The design themes are mainly travel inspired and range from Parisian chic to lavish Oriental. The hotel’s restaurant serves an inspiring fusion of Thai and European cuisines in a staggering, timeless décor.
Gravetye Manor - West Hoathly, England
An enchanting rural retreat in West Sussex, UK, the former residence of famous gardener William Robinson has been beautifully restored without compromising any of its original features or grandeur. Gravetye Manor is still that quintessential English country house where time slows down, and where a cup of tea in the gorgeous landscaped gardens is worth a thousand days at the spa. Individually designed, the mansion’s 17 bedrooms feature lovely interiors tastefully decorated with hand-crafted beds, precious antiques and luxurious fabrics, recreating the distinguished atmosphere of the period. Graceful dining is available at the hotel’s elegant wood panelled restaurant.
The Dorchester - London, England
Situated in London’s exclusive Mayfair, The Dorchester is an excellent base to explore the city’s countless attractions. Opened in 1931, the utterly luxurious hotel overlooking the iconic Hyde Park embodies all the glitz and glamour of the age it belongs while offering guests modern amenities and exceptional service. The opulent rooms - most of which have been recently restyled by the finest interior designers - feature distinct sumptuous decorations, lavish Art-Deco bathrooms and fantastic views. Highlights of the hotel include the fabulous roof suites designed by Alexandra Champalimaud, the whimsical Oliver Messel rooms and the amazing spa, where Fox Linton’s exquisite design blends beautifully with the highest standard of service. The property is completed with a fine selection of award-winning restaurants and bars.
Spitbank Fort - Gosport, UK
Situated in the Solent, just off the Portsmouth Harbour, Spitbank Fort is one of England’s most unique and unusual accommodations. Once a fortress destined to protect Britain against the French invasion, the 134-year-old sea fort has been converted into a private island and luxury hotel for those seeking experiences with a difference and total privacy. Suitable for weddings, exclusive parties and luxury getaways out of the ordinary, the ancient fort boasts eight stunningly decorated suites, three elegant dining rooms, three bars including a stylish Laurent Perrier Champagne bar, rooftop hot pool and sauna with stunning views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight, as well as a series of historical rooms beautifully transformed into recreation spaces.