READER OF­FER En­joy a short break in a coun­try ho­tel

En­joy a few days in the coun­try at one of these stun­ning lux­ury ho­tels

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SWIN­TON PARK, YORK­SHIRE

From £142pp* for a one-night stay (a sav­ing of £55pp); plus din­ner and spa treat­ment

Be king or queen of all you sur­vey at Swin­ton Park, a cas­tle-style lux­ury ho­tel in the York­shire Dales. Two of the ho­tel’s stand­out fea­tures – the su­perb sea­sonal food at Sa­muel’s Restau­rant and its nine-hole golf course – will shortly be com­bined with a mag­nif­i­cent spa, which opens this sum­mer, and will have in­door and out­door swim­ming pools, steam room and saunas, as well as a Well­ness Cen­tre de­voted to health and beauty. WE love… the stun­ning lo­ca­tion; the warm, friendly ser­vice, and the thought of be­ing among the first guests to un­wind at the new spa.

WHAT’S IN­CLUDED

■ stay in a Knights room ■ Din­ner at sa­muel’s Restau­rant or the ter­race ■ Full break­fast each day ■ 35min Elemis spa treat­ment, per per­son ■ 20% off spa treat­ments ■ Full use of spa fa­cil­i­ties, from midday on the day of ar­rival un­til 11am on the day of de­par­ture ■ Of­fer ap­plies Mon­day-thurs­day, from 1 June-1 Novem­ber Call 01765 356893 quot­ing ref TIMEINC OF­FER or visit 25beau­ti­ful­homes.trip­smiths.com/swin­ton­park25

HIGHBULLEN HO­TEL, DEVON

Three-night pack­age, from £253pp*; plus free RHS tick­ets

Highbullen is a Gothic-fronted coun­try house ho­tel in North Devon, with fan­tas­tic views of the Ex­moor coun­try­side. There’s a dizzying range of ac­tiv­i­ties to en­joy, in­clud­ing in­door and out­door swim­ming pools, an 18-hole golf course, ten­nis courts, cro­quet lawns, snooker rooms, pri­vate fish­ing, gym, spa, sauna and steam room, plus hik­ing across the moors and surf­ing at nearby beaches. Tan­ta­lise your taste buds with ex­cel­lent fine din­ing at the Devon View restau­rant. WE love… the in­cred­i­ble range of things to do, mak­ing Highbullen a great des­ti­na­tion for a fam­ily hol­i­day.

WHAT’S IN­CLUDED

■ three nights’ bed and break­fast in a deluxe es­tate room ■ Cham­pagne in your room on ar­rival ■ Full ac­cess to all the leisure fa­cil­i­ties ■ Com­pli­men­tary tick­ets to award-win­ning RHS gar­den Rose­moor and Cas­tle Hill House and gar­dens ■ Of­fer not valid on Bank Hol­i­days and 21 De­cem­ber 2017 Call 01769 307955 quot­ing ref TIMEINC OF­FER or visit 25beau­ti­ful­homes.trip­smiths.com/high­bullen25

ELLENBOROUGH PARK, CHELTENHAM

Two-night stay, from £289pp*; plus din­ner and pic­nic

Voted Eng­land’s lead­ing coun­try house ho­tel last year, Ellenborough Park has a his­tory that dates back to the 15th cen­tury. This for­mer ba­ro­nial es­tate fea­tures an im­pres­sive grand hall and has a fan­tas­tic rep­u­ta­tion for fine din­ing. All 60 rooms were de­signed by renowned in­te­rior de­signer Nina Camp­bell, who has mod­ernised the pe­riod in­te­ri­ors with­out af­fect­ing the her­itage. Sur­rounded by 90 acres of stun­ning Cotswold coun­try­side, it’s the per­fect place for a long walk. WE love… that there’s a pri­vate foot­path link­ing the ho­tel to Cheltenham Race­course and scrump­tious af­ter­noon tea.

WHAT’S IN­CLUDED

■ two nights’ ac­com­mo­da­tion ■ three-course din­ner in the Brasserie ■ Pic­nic lunch ■ Full English break­fast each day ■ use of the leisure fa­cil­i­ties ■ Com­pli­men­tary use of Hunter wellies and Dubarry out­door wear Call 01242 393986 quot­ing ref TIMEINC OF­FER or visit 25beau­ti­ful­homes.trip­smiths.com/ el­len­bor­ough­park25

THE MANOR AT SWAY, HAMP­SHIRE

Three-night gourmet mini-break from £199pp*, one night from £89.50pp, two-night £149.50pp

The New For­est has so much to of­fer, from an­cient wood­land to charm­ing vil­lages and roam­ing wildlife to sum­mer events, that it should be on every­one’s must-visit list. A great place to set up your base for a few days of exploring is the award-win­ning Manor at Sway. An Ed­war­dian build­ing, the ho­tel has a su­perb restau­rant, with a rep­u­ta­tion for per­fect­ing sim­ple dishes us­ing lo­cal, sea­sonal pro­duce. WE love… the new-look decor – in­clud­ing Wil­liam Mor­ris wall­pa­per and Audubon prints – the out­stand­ing food and the won­der­ful places to see while hik­ing or on a cy­cling trail.

WHAT’S IN­CLUDED

■ three nights’ ac­com­mo­da­tion ■ Break­fast each morn­ing ■ One din­ner from the five-course sea­sonal menu ■ Com­pli­men­tary tea and cake on ar­rival ■ Of­fer valid sun­day to thurs­day ■ ■ up­grade to a Manor room for just £30 per room per night Call 01590 287897 quot­ing ref TIMEINC OF­FER or visit 25beau­ti­ful­homes.trip­smiths.com/ manoratsway25

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