Embrace Unconventional Stays at Classic British Hotels

Beyond the Ordinary: While Classic British Hotels is renowned for its classic charm and impeccable service, there’s a treasure trove of alternative accommodation waiting to be explored. Venture with us into a realm of unconventional stays, quirky accommodations, and hidden gem lodgings.

Imagine rustic cabins surrounded by nature, each with its own story to tell. These alternative stays redefine the traditional hotel experience, promising an adventure that goes beyond the expected.

1. Dartington Hall – the charm of simple cabin living at the water’s edge

Tucked away amidst lush greenery, Dartington Hall offers a unique cabin stay on the banks of the River Dart in Devon. Wake up to the soothing sounds of birdsong, surrounded by tranquil countryside. Grab a paddleboard or fishing rod and dive into life on the river. Warm up by the glow of the firepit and spot bats in search of their dinner.

A stay in the River Dart Cabin at Dartington Hall is a back to nature, breath of fresh air for those seeking an escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Experience a truly off-grid stay at the water’s edge with log burner, simple kitchen, barbeque, fresh water pump, solar lighting and compost loo. Leave the distractions of daily life behind – there’s no mobile signal or Wi-fi to interrupt your cabin stay!

2. Lancaster House Hotel – apartments redefined

Lancaster House Hotel introduces a modern twist to the traditional hotel stay with its array of ten stylish apartments.

Each apartment is appointed to an exceptionally high standard with King size bed, flat screen TVs in both the lounge and bedroom, fully equipped kitchen and living space with L-shaped sofa and dining area.

Enjoy the space and flexibility of an apartment combined with the luxury and service of a 4-star hotel which offers an excellent restaurant and health club with indoor pool, gym, sauna, steam room and outdoor hot tubs.

Whether you’re travelling solo, with a loved one, or a group, these apartments provide the freedom of personal space and a home from home experience.

3. Morritt Country House & Spa – a spacious cottage retreat

At Morritt Country House & Spa, the emphasis is on exclusivity – luxurious self-catering accommodation in the form of a charming stone built cottage.

Burns Cottage features five spacious bedrooms, with King size beds, suitable for up to ten guests. Plus there’s a spacious kitchen, dining room, a snug with TV and games selection, plus a sauna suite. The cottage also has its own garden with terrace, BBQ area and two hots tubs.

Whether it’s a romantic getaway or a family get-together, the speciality lodging at Burns Cottage, in the grounds of Morritt Country House Hotel & Spa, offers an intimate space for a wonderful retreat. And just a few steps away you can enjoy the facilities of the hotel, including its excellent restaurant and the Garage Spa. Burns Cottage welcomes well-behaved dogs.

4. Park Farm Hotel – Tumbrils Cottage: your countryside escape

Hidden away within the grounds of Park Farm Hotel are a collection of luxury lodges. The jewel in the crown is Tumbrils Cottage, a gorgeous holiday cottage with spacious living which includes two bedrooms, a lounge, fully equipped kitchen and a dedicated garden area.

This hidden gem – part of Classic British Hotels collection – feels like a secret discovered. Tumbrils Cottage provides a unique blend of seclusion and luxury, offering an extraordinary retreat.

The cottage, surrounded by nature and tranquillity, invites guests to detach from the hustle and bustle – an oasis of calm and a welcome departure from the ordinary.

5. Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa – new heights in treehouse luxury

Ramside Hall Hotel, Golf & Spa introduces a whimsical touch to the Classic British Hotels portfolio with its ten extravagant treehouses. Taking the concept of unusual stays to new heights, the treehouses offer an elevated experience both literally and figuratively.

Each treehouse rises on stilts into the surrounding woodland canopy, with a wraparound balcony featuring sunken hot tubs. Impressive facilities include copper baths, double walk-in rainforest showers, air-conditioning, a fireplace and kitchen with American-sized fridge freezer.

The treehouses take modern-day living into the heart of nature and redefine the conventional hotel stay. They can be booked as an entire three-bedroom treehouse, sleeping up to 9 people, or as one or two-bedroom suites. A-Frame treehouses are also available in the hotel grounds. All are pet freidnly and the extensive hotel amenities – including four restaurants, an outstanding health club and spa and two golf courses are at the doorstep.

6. Stoke by Nayland Resort, Golf & Spa – finding serenity at Apple Lodges

Stoke by Nayland Resort offers a serene rural escape, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at its Apple Lodges.

These contemporary, eco-friendly self-catering lodges are ideal for short breaks and longer stays. Beautifully designed open-plan interiors with floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious decked balconies overlook the stunning Suffolk countryside, orchards and leafy Championship golf course. Each lodge is named after an English apple variety – Cox, Crispin, Scarlet Pimpernel and Russet.

Resort-standard facilities are a wander away at the main hotel – a superb health club and spa, restaurants, bars, golf and the Pippin shop selling gifts and fresh produce.

7. Brackenborough Lakes Resort – lodge holiday comfort

Brackenborough Hotel introduces a haven of comfort with its newly-built lodges. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, the lodges offer a perfect blend of classic elegance and modern convenience.

All lodges offer a spacious area to wind down, with open plan living, plus modern décor and facilities.

They’re equipped with their own private hot tub and deck area. So fill a champagne glass, savour precious moments in each other’s company, and create lasting memories.

8. Waterton Park Hotel & Spa – immerse in tradition at Gamekeeper’s Cottage

Waterton Park Hotel & Spa offers a retreat steeped in tradition at its Gamekeeper’s Cottage. In the grounds of historic Walton Hall, this charming cottage offers a unique glimpse into the past. Original features and oak beams blend with contemporary furnishings and facilities for a relaxing getaway surrounded by a rolling parkland estate.

The cottage sleeps up to five people, featuring two double bedrooms and a single, modern kitchen and dining room. A perfect getaway for families or a romantic hideaway.

The facilities of Waterton Park Hotel are a short walk away – a truly unique hotel with an historic mansion house on its own island in a lake.

Your Journey, Your Choice.

As you embark on your travel journey, remember that Classic British Hotels offers more than just a place to stay; it provides a gateway to unique experiences. From rustic cabins to luxurious treehouses, each accommodation tells a story of its own, waiting to be explored.
At Classic British Hotels, every stay is a story worth telling!


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