Unique and Boutique Hotels

This gift break is ideal for a couple looking for special night away. Staying somewhere different can really add that element of fun which is bound to leave any guest with a new perspective. Each of the beautiful locations offers a relaxing environment with a personal touch, individuality and sumptuous surroundings. With many unforgettable locations to choose from there are plenty of opportunities to experience something unique. Whether you are looking for the perfect romantic escape or a luxury night away, we believe these distinctive locations will delight. This is a one night stay for two people, including breakfast. Restrictions may apply to certain properties, on specific days of the week and months of the year.

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Country House Retreat with Afternoon Tea

Take a well deserved break away from the norm with this luxury over night stay for two. Choose from a number of beautiful country house locations offering wonderful views and sumptuous surroundings nestled in the British countryside. Enjoy exquisite furnishings, roaring log fires, splendid gardens, and a comfortable atmosphere at these magnificently restored houses. Although dinner is not included, our locations pride themselves on their delicious food, good wines and personal service.Afternoon tea has been a British institution since Anna Maria Russell, the seventh Duchess of Bedford, asked her footman to bring her a pot of tea and light refreshment one afternoon in 1840. The ritual caught on and afternoon tea became the corner stone of high society dining. These days taking tea as a light afternoon meal has become much more accessible, but has not lost a crumb of its charm.This idyllic retreat makes a perfect gift for someone special. Whether they prefer traditional or contemporary settings, this break provides for both. This break is a one night stay for two people and includes breakfast and a Traditional Afternoon Tea. Restrictions may apply to certain properties, on specific days of the week and months of the year.

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Country House Retreat for Two at Dumbleton Hall Hotel, Worcestershire

Dumleton Hall Hotel is a traditional 19th century Manor House set in acres of private garden and woodland. The hotel has stunning views of the Vale of Evesham and across to the Cotswolds.The original Dumbleton Hall can be traced from around 1534 as the home of the Cocks family for over 200 years. After the death of Sir Richard Cocks in the late 18th Century the Hall fell into disrepair and was eventually demolished. Rebuilt in the mid-19th century using Cotswold stone, Doubleton Hall became home to the Eyres family and in the 1930’s the Hall was well known for its popular house parties with regular guests including John Betjeman, later to become Poet Laureate and the popular Mitford sisters. The Hall became a hotel in 1959.Dumbleton Hall’s bedrooms have spectacular views over their beautiful garden or the Vale of Evesham and due to the layout of the building all rooms vary in size and layout giving each one its own unique character.This hotel is the perfect base for exploring the pretty villages and rolling countryside of the Cotswolds. If you'd rather stay in, you can explore the 19 acres of gardens, woodland and lake or head down to the library or lounge to relax. This break is a one night stay for two people and includes breakfast.

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Boutique Hotels and Deluxe B B Break for Two

This gift break is ideal for a couple looking for special night away.Choose from a selection of handpicked Boutique style hotels and deluxe B&B's. Each of the beautiful locations offers a relaxing environment with a personal touch, individuality and sumptuous surroundings. Whether you are looking for the perfect romantic escape or a luxury night away, we believe these distinctive locations will delight. This is a one night stay for two people, including breakfast. Restrictions may apply to certain properties, on specific days of the week and months of the year.

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Gourmet Escape to Esseborne Manor

Enjoy a luxury getaway including a seven course taster dinner for two with this Gourmet Escape to Esseborne Manor.Esseborne Manor is a family run Victorian country house hotel located close to Highclere Castle, home of the popular television series Downton Abbey. Set amidst the splendour of the North Wessex Down, close to the beautiful Bourne Valley, in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this is the perfect getaway location for those looking to relax and unwind. The house, which for over 100 years has been a country retreat, still retains the feel of a private home where the Hamilton family provide a warm and caring welcome with comfortable lounges, and bedrooms where you are pampered with fluffy towels, local filtered well water and home-made scrummy biscuits. All bedrooms overlook the lush green gardens and are decorated individually to provide a luxury environment with a unique feel and atmosphere. Dining at Esseborne is a real treat with pre-dinner drinks and canapés in the bar or on the patio. The award winning Courtyard Restaurant overlooks the gardens and the sprawling farmland beyond. All dishes are freshly prepared by Head Chef Dennis and his team with herbs from their own herb garden and extensive use of local Hampshire and Berkshire produce.This break is a one night stay for two people to enjoy and includes a seven course taster dinner and breakfast, plus tea, scones and a glass of Prosecco on arrival. Please note, your tea and scones will be served between 3pm - 5:30pm.

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Two Night Family Tree House Escape

Enter a dream-like world for two nights as you and a guest stay in a designer-created treehouse high above the ground within beautiful and peaceful woodlands. The treehouses are built to blend into the environment, and will allow you to escape away from it all in the heart of natural beauty.Let the magic of the treehouse entice you with its specially designed woodburning stove which heats the treehouse as well as the water that falls from the spring water shower. Rather then having electricity, you will be able to create the perfect romantic atmosphere using solar lanterns and candles for those cosy nights in. The treehouse also includes its very own library for you to enjoy. Your treehouse is designed with luxurious fabrics, retro furniture and a comfy bed. You will also find the quirky and unusual Swedish compost toilet accessed over a rope bridge! The treehouses are set within stunning woodlands, alongside open pastures and mountain streams. There are plenty of activities nearby for you to enjoy, from walks, and mountain biking to visiting some of the finest beaches in Wales. The beaches offer a wide range of activities such as kite surfing and kite boarding. Your personal library will also include guides to the local area with recommendations for visits and activities. All information is close to hand to make your experience simple and relaxing. Located on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, this is the perfect way to escape and embrace the simple pleasures in life. The Treehouse is only eight miles from the bustling market town of Machynlleth in Mid Wales or for something a little closer, you are only a 15 minute walk away from the local pub! This package is a two night, self catering stay within one of the six individually designed treehouses. You can arrive between 3pm-4pm on day 1. You will be met on arrival in the car park and taken to your treehouse by a member of the team.Please note the treehouse has a spiral staircase as its primary access. If this will cause any difficulties, please make this clear at the point of booking.

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Historic Towns and Cities

If you’re looking to treat someone to a historic weekend break away, why not surprise them with this Historic Towns & Cities Gift break for two.Once you have purchased your Historic Towns & Cities Gift break, you will be able to spend time selecting the perfect location for your break from the wide range of locations featured.The UK has a long and intriguing history with hundreds of hidden treasures tucked away, sometimes in the most unlikely places. There are places where our national heritage has been preserved almost intact, meaning that we have a wide choice of interesting hotels in beautiful cities for you to explore and enjoy a real taste of what life was like for our predecessors. With a wide choice of cultural and historic settings, these breaks are guaranteed to bring our legacy to life and allow guests to discover the nation’s traditions at their finest. This break is a two night stay for two with breakfast.

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National Parks Coastal Breaks

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life and modern living and unwind with this fabulous National Parks and Coastal Breaks experience. There are plenty of things that make Britain great, but right up there at the top is our beautiful countryside - from the highlands to the West Country and everywhere in between you can see stunning scenery, dramatic coastlines and discover the secrets of our nation’s flora and fauna. Our coastal regions are equally exciting with beautiful sea views and that unforgettable salty sea air smell that seems to transport you away. From mountains and valleys to moorland and beaches, the National Parks encompass some of the rarest and most beautiful natural phenomena the countryside has to offer. Our coastlines tell their own unique story and offer a variety of bays, headlands, islands and peninsulas, but also the traditional British seaside experience of fish and chips and end of the pier entertainment. With 59 fantastic locations to choose from, you really are spoilt for choice finding the perfect destination for that well deserved getaway. This gift experience is for a one night stay for two people and includes breakfast. So if you’re keen to learn more about our country’s hidden glory and want to get out and about in the countryside or explore the coastal areas the UK is famous for, then this is the perfect choice for you.

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Traditional Inns Pubs

England’s reputation for hospitality is world renowned, not least because of the sheer variety of places to stay for visitors who want to enjoy their break in comfort and style. Whether you prefer traditional features or a more contemporary feel, you can find the perfect place to stay for a short break, and a warm welcome wherever you choose.You can visit a new area or explore somewhere a little more familiar, and know that you will return to a relaxed atmosphere with beautiful surroundings and quality accommodation. You can get back to nature and enjoy the countryside, hit the shops for a little retail therapy or soak up some culture with a night out on the town.No matter how you prefer to spend your time or which of our destinations you choose for your short break, you can be sure that your stay will be an enjoyable one. This is a one night stay for two people, breakfast is not included but can be purchased for an extra cost at each location. Some locations may have restrictions for certain days of the week and months of the year.

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Traditional Seaside Escape

Whilst modern life has left its mark on many of the UK’s most popular short break destinations, there is something about a trip to the seaside that retains a charm which harks back to traditional holidays from simpler times. Whether you have fond memories of donkey rides across the sand and knobbly knee competitions or you just enjoy the bracing effects of the sea air and a chance to paddle, this break is ideal for anyone who likes to be beside the seaside. There is nothing quite like a stroll along the beach with the tide lapping at your feet and the sound of seagulls overhead. You can walk along the pier and try your hand at the variety of amusements on offer, sit on the beach and enjoy the sound of the surf crashing on the shore or even test your mettle with some water sports if you’re really feeling adventurous. You will be able to choose from a selection of seaside B&Bs in coastal locations throughout the UK, details of which will be provided in your booking instructions.

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Visit Wales

If you’re looking to treat someone to a weekend break away in Wales, why not surprise them with this Visit Wales Gift break for two.Once you have purchased your Visit Wales Gift break, you will be able to spend time selecting the perfect location for your break from the wide range of locations featured on the right.Famous as the ‘land of song’, the cultural and historical heritage of Wales is evident almost everywhere, making for a fascinating weekend break destination. There are must-see areas, such as the unbelievably picturesque village of Portmerion which was designed to create the atmosphere of the Mediterranean in north Wales, and has been the setting for many television shows and films. Although Rugby might be the national sport, Wales also has plenty of alternatives which you won’t find anywhere else, such as the national Bog Snorkelling championships during which competitors must take on a peat bog without using any traditional swimming strokes. If running is more your style, you could try the Man vs. Horse marathon, or for the even more enthusiastic you can race a train along the Talyllyn Steam Railway.If all that’s not enough inspiration, you could spend a couple of days mastering the longest place name in Europe: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch means "St. Mary's Church by the white aspen over the whirlpool and St. Tyllio's Church by the red cave" and has long been considered somewhat of a challenge to anyone wishing to immerse themselves in the Welsh language. One night stay for two people including English breakfast.

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One Night Hotel Spa Break for Two

This collection of three and four star hotels provides an opportunity to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.During your stay you can explore the hotels health and fitness club, soothe away any stresses in the swimming pool, sauna or Jacuzzi and maybe even indulge with a spa treatment. It’s up to you how long you spend indulging in the spa’s facilities, or whether you choose to directly purchase any treatments to aid your relaxation, but rest assured you’ll have a range to choose from.Enjoy a comfortable sleep after a day spent relaxing and wake up refreshed and ready for a delicious breakfast before an exciting day of exploring the local area.Spa and leisure facilities vary by location and some hotels also offer access to a golf course. Depending on location the hotel spa facilities may be at another venue close to the hotel. This is a one night stay for two people, including breakfast.

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One Night Escape with Dinner for Two

Escape for the night with a well earned break and spend some quality time with a loved one.Choose from our collection of rural hotels, perfectly placed for a ramble around the countryside, alternatively visit a historic town where you can soak up our Great British heritage and explore the sights or if you prefer a spot of retail therapy, bars and culture there are city centre locations too.Complete your escape, relaxing in the hotel whilst enjoying each other’s company over a leisurely dinner. This is a one night stay for two people, including dinner.Restrictions may apply to certain properties, on specific days of the week and months of the year.

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One Night Escape for Two

Enjoy some time out with a night away. This break offers a variety of locations across the UK, from coast to coast, valley to moorland and all that’s in between. So, whether you want to escape from the daily stress of life and cosy up by a log fire with a glass of wine and a good book, get out and about in the fresh air or visit one of the UK’s beautiful villages or towns, this one night break has something for everyone.Choose from beautiful B&Bs, cosy inns and relaxing hotels or why not try somewhere a bit different! This is a one night break for two people to enjoy with breakfast included.

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Relaxing Break in the Country

Rural life in the UK has traditionally centred around charming villages, beautiful scenery and farming. What better way to explore it all than getting away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and escaping to the countryside with this one night break.The break is as much about enjoying the accommodation as it is about immersing yourselves in the pleasures of rural life. You will also have the benefit of the best countryside guides, as your host will have a unique insight into the local area. If you fancy a secluded stroll, some wildlife spotting or a great place for a picnic, you’ll be in good hands. Types of locations available include countryside farms, small holdings, village inns, guest houses and charming B&BS. With a wide range of locations to choose from, you’re sure to find something that suits you perfectly.

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Two Night Tree House Escape for Two

Enter a dream-like world for two nights as you and a guest stay in a designer-created treehouse high above the ground within beautiful and peaceful woodlands. The treehouses are built to blend into the environment, and will allow you to escape away from it all in the heart of natural beauty.Let the magic of the treehouse entice you with its specially designed woodburning stove which heats the treehouse as well as the water that falls from the spring water shower. Rather then having electricity, you will be able to create the perfect romantic atmosphere using solar lanterns and candles for those cosy nights in. The treehouse also includes its very own library for you to enjoy. Your treehouse is designed with luxurious fabrics, retro furniture and a comfy bed. You will also find the quirky and unusual Swedish compost toilet accessed over a rope bridge! The treehouses are set within stunning woodlands, alongside open pastures and mountain streams. There are plenty of activities nearby for you to enjoy, from walks, and mountain biking to visiting some of the finest beaches in Wales. The beaches offer a wide range of activities such as kite surfing and kite boarding. Your personal library will also include guides to the local area with recommendations for visits and activities. All information is close to hand to make your experience simple and relaxing. Located on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, this is the perfect way to escape and embrace the simple pleasures in life. The Treehouse is only eight miles from the bustling market town of Machynlleth in Mid Wales or for something a little closer, you are only a 15 minute walk away from the local pub! This package is a two night, self catering stay within one of the six individually designed treehouses. You can arrive between 3pm-4pm on day 1. You will be met on arrival in the car park and taken to your treehouse by a member of the team.Please note the treehouse has a spiral staircase as its primary access. If this will cause any difficulties, please make this clear at the point of booking.

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Pudding Club Sunday Lunch with Overnight Stay for Two

Seventh heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth! Spend time at the home of the Pudding Club, a magical hotel set in the heart of the charming Cotswold countryside in Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire. This activity is pure heaven for all pudding-lovers. Enjoy a three course traditional Sunday lunch served between 12.30pm and 2pm featuring a tempting selection of starters followed by delicious roast rib of Herefordshire beef and Yorkshire pudding, and then the highlight of your visit The Pudding Club buffet, a wonderful choice of traditional favourites like treacle sponge, jam roly poly, spotted dick or our world beating recipe for sticky toffee, these are served with lashings of custard. You are welcome to visit the buffet as many times as you wish, afterwards relax in the lounge by the fire or in the summer months in the garden with tea or coffee and homemade fudge. The rest of the afternoon is yours to enjoy, maybe a game of scrabble in the lounge or an energetic walk to Hidcote Manor gardens.You can check into your bedroom from 3pm and enjoy a peaceful night’s sleep, followed by a fantastic English breakfast; depart from the hotel by 11am with a hardback copy of the pudding club recipe book ‘Great British Puddings’.

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Relaxing Escape for Two at The Vale Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort

Escape and relax for a short break at The Vale Hotel, Golf and Spa Resort, near Cardiff, South Wales. This four star hotel resort is nestled away in over 650 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside, making it the perfect location to relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. With this short break you can escape the stresses of modern life in the holistic sanctuary of the largest spa in Wales and maybe even treat yourself or indulge a loved one with a spa treatment. The Vale boasts an extensive Spa with nineteen treatment rooms, offering over fifty indulgent treatments and four unique relaxation zones. Alternatively if you prefer to be a bit more active, why not explore the two championship golf courses.The Resort has been designed with maximum comfort in mind from their AA Rosette award-winning restaurant which offers an almost limitless choice of locally sourced, fresh produce to the luxurious and spacious bedrooms making it one of the UK’s most desirable golf and leisure break destinations.

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Two Night Camping Pod Break at Yapham Holds

Camping can be great fun and a good way to get away from daily stresses and get closer to nature. However, putting tents up in the rain is not everyone's idea of fun. This experience is a great alternative and could be seen more as glamping, the craze that's hitting the nation, than camping! Steve and Janet are the proud owners of Yapham Holds Farmhouse.This small peaceful campsite is situated close to the market town of Pocklington on the edge of the wolds. Their Gothic Camping Pods are ideal for those wanting to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle without the hassle of pitching up a tent. It’s all done for you!Each pod is fully insulated and heated and comes equipped with a sofa bed, electric supply, to include lighting inside and outside, television with DVD and a picnic bench. You are advised to bring all of your usual camping gear except the tent of course, for example, bedding, pillows, towels, cooking utensils, pots and pans, electric kettle and stove/BBQ for outside cooking. This experience is for two people to enjoy two nights at this unique location and we’re sure you’ll have a great time! This is a two night stay in a camping pod for two people.

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Overnight Stay, Meal and Pudding Club Extravaganza for Two

Satisfy your sweet tooth and treat your taste buds with this incredible Overnight Stay, Meal and Pudding Club Extravaganza for Two experience. If you like the quirky things in life, you’ll love staying at Three Ways House in the Cotwolds - home of the world famous Pudding Club. Guests at Pudding Club meetings enjoy a whole evening’s entertainment, starting with an introduction from the Pudding Master through to a light main course and followed by the mouth-watering ‘Parade of Seven Puddings’. You will sample seven different scrumptious puddings before casting your votes to decide which pudding takes the prestigious ‘Pudding of the Night’ award.This is an informal yet fun-filled evening and you will join in with other guests for this unique occasion. During your stay you will receive a Pudding Club teddy bear and a copy of the Great British Puddings recipe book, and each of you will receive a family size pudding to take away and enjoy later at home.Your evening's accommodation is a choice of a double or twin room with either a bath or shower and includes an English breakfast. Special dietary requirements can be catered for, please ask for details when booking. Additional nights at the hotel can be arranged.

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