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Classic British Hotels Blog

Book independent. Be individual. Stay inspired.

Welcome to our luxury travel blog. We’ll be blogging away with the latest from CBH and sharing our passion for luxury hotels flung far and wide across these untamed isles. We hope we provide you with plenty of inspiration and ideas whilst planning your next luxury hotel stay in the UK. Every moment is a light-bulb moment. Every day an opportunity to wake up inspired.


To the Lighthouse - Virginia Woolf

12 literary landscapes – The Bard to Beatrix. Miss Moneypenny to Middle-earth

“The hardest thing of all to see is what is really there” – JA Baker, The Peregrine (1967) Discover Britain in books. Celebrate 400 years of William Shakespeare’s legacy – Read on…

Beatrix Potter

Beatrix Potter, the National Trust and the natural world

To mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, we take a look at her special relationship with the National Trust, plus discover where some of her lovable characters are Read on…

James and the GB Giant – every adventure begins with a dream…

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell Behold! The Great British Giant. He’s a kind, good-natured giant. A dream Read on…

Levens Hall

Top 10 British gardens – shades of summer

Experience Britain in high definition this summer. Here are 10 acclaimed gardens – found in all corners of the UK – looking at their summer best… 1. Westbury Court Garden Read on…


Father’s Day – 10 great British getaways

Need to get Dad out of the office, but bored of the pub? Browse our action-packed weekend break ideas for a truly inspired time away with Dad… 1. A day Read on…

Spring inspired?

Luxury spring hotel breaks

...stay inspired. It's a Classic Life

Romantic breaks…

Romantic Breaks - Classic British Hotels

...set their pulse racing

Meetings & Events…

Meetings & Events - Classic British Hotels

...for the independently minded

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