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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.


Award-winning food - The Morritt Country House Hotel & Spa - Barnard Castle, County Durham

Top 10 disgustilicious chocolate desserts inspired by Roald Dahl

Pick up the ingredients for these 10 unusual chocolate creations on your travels around the UK. They’re all inspired by Roald Dahl and his ‘revolting recipes’, and are surprisingly delicious… Read on…

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…

Summer Escapes…

Luxury summer hotel breaks

Sun-kissed stays. Easy livin' days.

Romantic Getaways…

Romantic Breaks - Classic British Hotels

Set their pulse racing

Meetings & Events…

Meetings & Events - Classic British Hotels

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