Want to stay in the UK this Spring, how about the glorious West country? Why not try out these affordable breaks in Dorset, Devon and Wiltshire and save yourself a pretty penny.
Three nights on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast
The cliff-top Alexandra Hotel (see cover photo) (01297 442 010; www.hotelalexandra.co.uk) in Lyme Regis offers three nights for the price of two on stays this spring. Search for fossils on the sheltered beaches and explore the town’s maze-like lanes and historic harbour. Three nights’ accommodation cost from £360 total/£180 pp (two sharing) including full English breakfast. Valid until 24 May for Sunday to Thursday stays. Excludes school holidays.
Step into Spring with the Eden Hotel Collection
Celebrate the arrival of spring with the Eden Hotel Collection’s (www.edenhotelcollection.com) portfolio of nine beautiful properties in the UK. Enjoy a night’s accommodation with prices from £109 per room per night/£55 pp (two sharing) at beautiful Buckland Tout-Saints Hotel in Devon, including full English breakfast and a gin cocktail. The Step into Spring offer is available at all nine hotels until 31 May.
Top talent in the kitchen at Whatley Manor, Wiltshire
Whatley Manor’s reputation as a foodie hotspot is going from strength to strength. As well as earning The Dining Room restaurant a Michelin star last year, talented Executive Chef Niall Keating has been named Michelin Young Chef 2018 for his exceptional cuisine, balancing contemporary and classic styles with an Asian influence. Meet the chefs in the kitchen on a Taste of Whatley Gastronomic Break which costs from £449.50 pp (two sharing) and includes two nights’ accommodation, two dinners (a tasting menu in The Dining Room and dinner in Grey’s Brasserie or the Green Room), breakfast and use of the spa. Arriving Sun, Weds or Thurs. Call Pride of Britain Hotels on 0800 089 3929 (www.prideofbritainhotels.com).
Mark Bibby Jackson
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