Babington House is a beautifully appointed countryside retreat with all the comforts of city life. Think country club without pretentiousness and self-assurance minus the ego; this British Georgian house will...
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As you might expect, with its impressive range of luxury hotels, the UK & Ireland have first-class spas in abundance. In recent years, as spas have become more and more integral to that perfect hotel stay, top properties have invested in the best of the best leisure facilities, cutting-edge spa technology and experts in the field. Coworth Park, Corinthia and Lime Wood are Ampersand’s favourites for the perfect spa break.
Dormy House is a delightful 17th century Cotswold farmhouse that epitomises “contemporary farmhouse chic”. Converted into a stylish hotel and spa, this family run idyllic haven provides the perfect bolthole...
A beautifully converted Regency manor house situated in the New Forest National Park, Lime Wood is one of Britain's finest country retreats. This beautiful hotel manages to combine levels of...
So discreet that you can almost miss it, but magnificent once you enter, the Corinthia Hotel is one of the finest hotels in London. Previously the belle-epoque era Hotel Metropole,...
Coworth Park, A Dorchester Collection Hotel
Part of the luxurious Dorchester Collection, Coworth Park opened in 2010 and is already an beautifully established country retreat. Located just outside Ascot, Berkshire, and set within 240 acres of...
Four Seasons Park Lane
Opulent and palatial, the Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane is incredibly luxurious. You are minutes away from Hyde Park, Knightsbridge's shops, Mayfair's restaurants and galleries and can walk...
When it opened in 1924, Gleneagles, inspired by a belle-epoque grand palais, was described as a 'Riveria of the Highlands'. This spectacular hotel, set amidst 850 acres of stunning Perthshire countryside,...
The Royal Crescent Hotel
Classically beautiful both inside and out, the Royal Crescent hotel is housed in two Grade I listed townhouses at the centre of Bath's Royal Crescent. A neo-classic Georgian splendour, the...
St Pancras Renaissance
A Victorian Gothic revival masterpiece situated mere metres from the platforms of St Pancras International Station, the St Pancras Renaissance hotel is one of London's most beautiful and impressive buildings....
The grand-dame of Dublin hotels, The Shelbourne has been a luxury hotel since its opening in 1824 and has welcomed a glittering array of guests from Peter O'Toole to JFK...
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