The best UK getaways 2015

Browse our pick of the best UK getaway deals in 2015, with special offers on stays in gorgeous historic hotels and sumptous three-course dinners.

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Want to shake the January blues? Then why not book a stay in one of these stately homes?

Bodysgallen Hall, Llandudno, North Wales

Bodygsallen Hall has a wonderfully rich history and is surrounded by over 200 acres of National Trust gardens, with remarkable views of Snowdonia and Conwy Castle, two restaurants and a spa.

Book two nights and pay full price for one and £20.15 for the second, saving from £158. Quote ‘Great British Break’ when booking via phone on 01492 584 466. Valid Sunday – Thursdays until the end of March, the offer includes accommodation in a double room, cooked breakfast on the first morning and full use of Bodysgallen Spa. Dinner must be taken in the hotel on at least one evening to qualify.

Bovey Castle, Dartmoor

The beautiful Bovey Castle in Devon is a surreal blend of luxury and history. The mansion’s early 20th facade and interior make for the most glamorous of holidays. And right on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, it is a great base from which to explore the surrounding area and enjoy its incredible open vistas.

In 2015, discounted bed and breakfast will be available from £179 per night based on two sharing a Classic Room (usual price from £249). Booking this offer also entitles you to 20% off a round of golf or a spa treatment during your stay. To book, visit the website or call 0844 474 0077.

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Hartwell House bridge

Hartwell House, Buckinghamshire

A delightful country house retreat near Aylesbury in leafy Buckinghamshire, Hartwell House is owned and beautifully looked after by the National Trust. Set in an expansive 90 acres estate, the restored 18th century stately home also offers all the modern, luxury amenities you could need, including restaurant and spa.

For 2015, when booking one night at Hartwell House including dinner, bed and breakfast, you will receive a special rate of £250 per room per night. The three-course dinner from the Seasonal Menu includes an allowance of £32 per person. Accommodation is in a standard double room based on two people sharing and includes breakfast and use of spa facilities. Quote ‘Winter Retreat Break’ when booking via phone on 01296 747444. Valid until 31 March 2015.

The Kings Hotel, Cotswolds

Visiting the dreamy rural enclave that is the town of Chipping Campden in the Cotswolds, is a wonderful experience and the charming Kings Hotel is located right in its heart, still as bustling today as it would have been in the Middle Ages.

The 2015 special offer entails a 25% discount on dinner in the main restaurant when you book bed and breakfast, based on two sharing from Sunday to Thursday at £99 per room; from Friday and Saturday at £109 per room. To book, visit the website or call 01386 840256.

Mallory Court Hotel, Warwickshire

A most elegant hotel, Mallory Court has a pedigree and history that has long been associated with great hotel keeping. A magnificent 31 bedroom manor house, set in 10 acres of grounds, it is the epitome of a quintessential English country house hotel.

Complimentary tea and scones will be enjoyed on arrival plus a £15 voucher per couple towards dinner in the brasserie (minimum spend of £50 required) when you book bed and breakfast, based on two sharing. From Sunday to Thursday rates are £119 per room; and Friday and Saturday £125 per room. Mallory Court is also offering 2-for-1 on its gourmet 5-course tasting menu – £24.75 per person instead of £49.50 (tasting menu offer available Monday to Friday lunchtimes only until February 27). To book, visit the website or call 01926 330214.

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