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