Looking for a last minute deal? Have you found yourself with a weekend to spare and want to experience a luxurious getaway in the UK? We’ve put together a guide of some excellent hotels that offer late booking or other offers to make your last minute deal possible.
Swinton Park – Yorkshire Dales
Dating back to the 1880s, the Swinton Park provides guests with a stately home experience. Enjoy the expansive grounds, fine dining, or luxurious spa. The Swinton Park is the ideal romantic escape.
At a glance:
Best for: A luxurious, relaxing weekend getaway that will make you feel majestic.
Style & Size: Each of the thirty-two rooms are tastefully decorated and feature large comfortable beds. Most of the rooms have views over the grounds or nearby parkland. For ultimate elegance, try the Duke Bedrooms — the largest in the castle with breathtaking views.
Food & Drink: Swinton Park’s restaurant, Samuels, has been recognised for its excellence with several prestigious awards. It has a seasonal menu with the majority of the food being grown in the walled kitchen garden. Picnics are a great option for experiencing the beautiful grounds during the summer months or on rainy afternoons take afternoon tea by the fire.
Facilities: Cooking school; 20,000 acre Swinton Estate; meeting rooms; rockery; walled garden; lake house; and as of summer 2017 an 18m indoor pool, hydrotherapy pool, steam room, sauna, 10m outdoor pool, outdoor herbal sauna and shower, gym facilities with fitness classes, and 8 treatment rooms.
Available offers: Swinton Park has numerous packages available to help you enjoy the great outdoors or their excellent spa facilities. They also offer late availability discounts for last-minute deals.
Address: Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorks, HG4 4JH
Phone: 01765 680966
The Vineyard Hotel – Newbury
The vineyard exudes old world charm. After enjoying the luxurious spa or hotel facilities, the Vineyard is located within close proximity to some amazing local attractions such as the World Heritage Blenheim Palace and Stonehenge.
At a glance:
Best for: Indulging in excellent wine within close proximity to World Heritage sites such as Blenheim Palace and Stonehenge.
Style & Size: Owned by the Michael’s family, who also own the famous Peter Michael Winery in California, wine is very much a part of the Vineyard. Each of the 32 suites and 17 bedrooms are named after iconic wines. The rooms feature a spacious and elegant style to make your stay truly luxurious.
Food & Drink: The Vineyard features a 3 AA Rosette Restaurant that produces simple, but elegant dishes. However, one of the highlights of The Vineyard is, of course, the wine. The wine list was recognised as the 2015 European Wine List of the Year and includes over 30,000 bottles.
Facilities: Impressive private art collection including the Judgement of Paris, meeting rooms, jacuzzi, circular pool, steam room and sauna, and a range of treatments.
Available offers: Check out the wide range of offers are available at the Vineyard here. Some of the current offers include 50% off the suite rooms or spa and hotel packages at great prices.
Address: Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 8JU
Phone: 01635 528770
Cringlete House – Peebles, Scotland
Cringlete was previously a Scottish Baronial castle that has been renovated into an upscale hotel. It is located within the delightfully quaint village of Peebles in the borders of Scotland, which is only a short drive from Edinburgh. Plus, with its 28 acre grounds and proximity to spectacular scenery, this is an excellent rural getaway.
At a glance:
Best for: Reconnecting with nature within a short driving distance of Edinburgh.
Style & Size: The Cringlete emphasises relaxation as each of its 12 rooms are individually-furnished to create the best atmosphere. Every room has a view over the grounds or nearby hills. It offers laid back, but charming accommodation that is pet and kid-friendly.
Food & Drink: The restaurant serves unpretentious and excellent food with seasonal menus. Local Broughton beer can be sampled at the onsite bar.
Facilities: 28-acres of beautiful grounds and gardens, pitch and put course, walled garden, boules and outdoor chess board, and children’s play area.
Available offers: The Cringlete provides numerous seasonal and packaged deals. They even offer last-minute deals including accommodation, 3 course dinner, and Scottish breakfast.
Address: Edinburgh Road, Peebles EH45 8PL, Scotland
Phone: 01721 725750
Beechfield House – Wiltshire
The stunning Beechfield House dates back to 1878 and offers upscale, traditional luxury. Its glorious 8 acres of grounds feature woodlands, grasslands, and a walled garden, making the Beechfield house an idyllic country house.
At a glance:
Best for: Rural retreat, perfect for families looking to relax.
Style & Size: The Beechfield House features 24 comfy and spacious rooms. Each room is named after the trees located on the ground, which many of the rooms overlook. Extra touches of luxury are provided by small details such as Egyptian cotton towels and sheets. This is truly a great place to relax in style.
Food & Drink: The restaurants offer an informal, but stylish dining experience. With an onsite kitchen garden, the food is produced using the freshest ingredients that both locals and guests adore. Afternoon tea on the terrace or by the open log fire is also a great option.
Facilities: 8-acre gardens, walled garden, croquet lawn, kitchen gardens, outdoor heated swimming pool, and in-room spa treatments.
Available offers: The Beechfield house offers 25% off on Sunday as well as mid-week stays. Plus, off period deals such as winter and Christmas offers.
Address: Beanacre, Wiltshire, SN12 7PU
Phone: 01225 703700