Archive for April, 2010

Top 10 hotels Cotswolds

The Cotswolds are home to some of the most beautiful villages in the UK.  From Castle Combe to Bibury, Lower Slaughter to Broadway, these destinations offer what many believe to be quintessential English countryside and village life. On sunny days in particular, the landscape is intoxicating.

PictureTheUK has put together a number of recommendations for places to visit and things to do in The Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but today we’ve also added our Top 10 recommendations for hotels in the area:

Top 10 hotels Cotswolds

Each recommended hotel is located on a map and we provide information on surrounding towns, villages and attractions. If the hotels listed are out of budget or unsuitable, click the ‘Accommodation’ tab to explore alternatives including Inns, Travelodges, Premier Inns etc. We’d welcome you suggestions as to where best to stay, too. Thanks.


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Top 10 Inns in Devon

Devon has some great hotels. But if you’re looking for something slightly different, we’d recommend booking into one of the county’s many exceptional Inns. Whether you’re looking for something in or around the National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor or within one of Devon’s many Areas of Oustanding Natural Beauty, there’s a top class Inn available for you. We’ve put together a list of Top 10 Inns in Devon to make the process of discovering a place to stay a little easier:

Top 10 Inns in Devon

We’ve visited the location of every recommendation on the list. They’re all great. However, if you have other suggestions, let us know.

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Top 10 Hotels in Cornwall

Given its popularity as a holiday destination, it’s no surprise that Cornwall has some magnificent hotels in awesome locations. We’ve travelled around Cornwall researching its destinations and attractions for years now and can recommend strongly the location of each of the choices on our Top 10 Hotels in Cornwall list:

Top 10 Hotels in Cornwall

Some of the choices, like Carbis Bay Hotel on the fringes of St Ives Bay or The Idle Rocks Hotel by Summers Beach and Tavern Beach, have direct access to coastline. Others, like Rose In Vale Country House Hotel, are set inland. Many are on the banks of rivers or estuaries. Again, what unites them are stunning locations so have a good browse and choose one to suit your mood.

There are other great hotels in superb locations within Cornwall including, for example, The Scarlet by Mawgan Porth Beach so if you have other suggestions, pls post. Thanks.

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Top 10 Hotels in Devon

Devon’s one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations. Its National Parks (Dartmoor and Exmoor), the English Riviera and its various coastal and inland AONBs pull in the visitors in their millions. We travel the county on a monthly basis and have created a list of Top 10 Hotels in Devon to help you choose a place to stay when visiting.

Each choice includes a short description of its locations and the major attractions in the area. They’re all magnificent, frankly, and offer a diverse range of experience from the quiet and beauty of Dartmoor to the coastal delights of South and North Devon to the bustling centres of Exeter and Dartmouth:

Top 10 Hotels in Devon

If you’ve visited any of these locations or want to provide other recommendations, we’d love to hear them. Thanks.

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Just off the north coast of Gwynedd in North Wales is the Isle of Anglesey. Fringed with stunning beaches and full of fascinating historical sites from the UNESCO World Heritage Beaumaris Castle to the lunar landscape of the copper mine at Parys Mountain, the east of the island also offers great views of Snowdonia National Park.

We’ve researched the island dozens of times over the years and think it’s a great place in which either to base yourself or to visit if you’re taking a break from the mountains and coastline of mainland Wales.

If you base yourself there, you’ll need somewhere to stay. With this in mind, here’s out list of Top 10 Hotel Recommendations on Anglesey:

Top 10 Hotel Recommendations on Anglesey

We give you an idea as to what’s in the area around each choice but remember that Anglesey’s a small-ish place so it’s relatively easy to explore the island from any of the hotels.  Enjoy!

Ps, if you live on the island or know it well, we’d love to hear your recommendations as to where to go and what to do. Thanks.

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