Take a journey through time thanks to PoB Hotels this festive season
From castles brimming with northern charm, to beautiful country manors and listed stately homes, PoB Hotels invites guests to enjoy a heritage break like no other whilst staying at some of the British Isles’ most remarkable historic properties. Whether guests are driven by a thirst for knowledge of times gone by, yearning for a much-needed escape, or longing to lose themselves in British grandeur, PoB Hotels’ beckons guests to dive headfirst into unparalleled heritage and beautiful establishments, all within the lap of complete and utter luxury.
THE ROYAL CRESCENT HOTEL
Luxurian Georgian hotel brimming with Neo-Classic architecture
Amongst the listed buildings that sit within the most iconic street in the centre of Bath, guests will find The Royal Crescent Hotel. This exquisite establishment seamlessly marries modern elegance with the enduring charm of traditional English hospitality, offering guests an unforgettable experience. The unmistakable heritage of this listed Georgian building, aged over two centuries, is brought to life through warm, attentive service and a backdrop of neo-classical splendour. The hotel’s rooms, boasting spectacular views of Bath, are designed to ensure that no guest would ever want to depart, but for those who can momentarily tear themselves away from the timelessness of their luxurious accommodations, there’s the opportunity to indulge in the healing thermal Bath springs. A stay at this establishment is a quintessential British experience in the heart of the enchanting city of Bath, showcasing the very best of the United Kingdom’s heritage and hospitality.
PALE HALL HOTEL
A Grade II listed Victorian gem in the heart of Snowdonia National Park
For an immersive journey into the rich heritage of England, a stay at Palé Hall Hotel is second to none. This Grade II listed Victorian country house stands majestically at the edge of Snowdonia National Park, surrounded by an idyllic woodland garden that extends to the banks of a gentle river. Inside, the rooms continue the enchantment, offering warmth and a gracious nod to the region’s storied past. The ambiance of this elegant estate invites guests to embrace the Victorian charm that Wales is celebrated for. Pale Hall Hotel is more than just a retreat; it’s also a gateway to adventure. Located in the heart of North Wales, it offers access to a diverse landscape, from snow-capped mountain peaks to lush gardens, along with guided tours of the most historic and captivating castles. Whether you seek relaxation or an active getaway, Palé Hall Hotel provides the perfect setting to unwind while absorbing the rich heritage and remarkable Victorian architecture that Wales has to offer.
BODYSGALLEN HALL & SPA
Where sumptuous comfort meets romantic history
Prepare to be inspired by 13th-century history while gazing out on the rolling views of Snowdonia mountains in the historic country estate of Bodysgallen Hall & Spa. This luxurious spa hotel graces the charming coastal town of Llandudno in Wales. Guests can immerse themselves in rural opulence, where every detail from the individually styled cottages nestled in the estate’s grounds to the character-rich bedrooms in the main house, exudes a unique charm. Indulge in a decadent culinary experience at The Dining Room, where guests can savour a full Welsh breakfast, a three-course meal, or the beloved British
tradition of afternoon tea. After satisfying their appetite, explore the enchanting woodland walks that allows guests to embrace the pristine British air. Bodysgallen Hall & Spa promises a timeless blend of history and comfort for an unforgettable getaway.
MIDDLETHORPE HALL & SPA
Embrace timeless luxury in the enchanting city of York
Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, one of York’s most characterful hotels, offers an enchanting experience in every aspect. This historic gem, adorned with red bricks and limestone, sits amidst sprawling gardens, steeped in centuries of history. The interior is a testament to classic British luxury, from the elegantly designed bedrooms to the spacious courtyard suites that provide garden views. Within the serene confines of this 17th-century manor, guests will discover the serene Middlethorpe Spa. Housed within two lovingly converted Edwardian cottages, it serves as an intimate sanctuary featuring a grand pool and a sun-kissed walled garden. For those eager to immerse themselves in York’s rich history, Middlethorpe Hall & Spa stands as the perfect abode, seamlessly blending heritage and comfort.
Discover a stylish country estate in the enchanting Cotswolds
Nestled within 90 acres of splendid grounds, Ellenborough Park is a British manor house steeped in history. Lovingly restored to its original five-star splendour, this gem boasts classically designed rooms that provide spacious and characterful retreats for all guests. Culinary enthusiasts will find their taste buds delighted, as this establishment, deeply rooted in the heart of the Cotswolds, offers a delectable journey into the region’s finest flavours. Guests are spoiled for choice when it comes to dining, with options ranging from the wood-panelled restaurant for a refined experience to the laid-back brasserie for a more casual vibe. Beyond its captivating grounds, Ellenborough Park also grants visitors access to the prestigious Cheltenham Racecourse, attracting guests from far and wide. A stay at Ellenborough Park promises a unique blend of history and comfort, ensuring that every visitor is enveloped in a world of luxury.
Uncovering Cotsowlds’ epitome of English charm and character
The Painswick, the latest jewel in the PoB collection, stands as a regal Palladian house, offering guests an impossibly picturesque getaway. With its array of boutique bedrooms, delectable dining options, and breathtaking views of the English countryside, it truly shines as a standout destination. Cotswold charm oozes from every corner, and its rooms and suites provide a perfect sanctuary for those seeking relaxation and comfort. For wine enthusiasts, and those eager to explore the outstanding surroundings, a visit to the nearby boutique vineyard and winery is a must, allowing you to savour their multi-award-winning wines. The Painswick is a genuine testament to this country’s heritage, promising a luxurious and immersive experience that celebrates the best of England’s charm and character.
Experience a timeless haven of tranquility in the heart of Sussex
Set in a captivating 1,000 acres of stunning Sussex countryside, Gravetye Manor offers a journey through history. Every room exudes old-world charm and individuality, with no two bedrooms alike, each boasting its own unique style. Stroll through the hallowed halls and discover a Michelin-starred restaurant, where modern British dining seamlessly unfolds within the traditional British country manor setting. The restaurant sources its ingredients from its very own garden, promising an unforgettable culinary experience. For those with a thirst for knowledge, a visit to Hever Castle is a must, once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn and now a captivating attraction for any guest in the area. For a stay that immerses you in history and exquisite dining, Gravetye Manor is the perfect destination.
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