The four poster beds, the lavish fabrics and of course the opulent but warming meals perfect for a romantic break. Here’s what you can look forward to…
This inn at the midway point between London and Edinburgh is a charming destination in its own right, as well as being an ideal stop off on a road trip to Scotland. The four star hotel with its characterful style provides a warm welcome, while the view onto the gardens and surrounding countryside add an instantly peaceful vibe.
Guests have two options when it comes to accommodation at Ye Olde Bell Hotel and Spa, choosing between fabulous suites or spacious lodges. The four individually styled suites include grand beds, antique furnishings, abundant period features offset with spacious contemporary bathrooms. Meanwhile, the two-storey lodges are set in a secluded spot just off The Courtyard close to the new Spa, making them idea for a get together with friends or peaceful seclusion on a romantic break.
The spa at the hotel is brand new and has an enviable 10 thermal experiences including an indoor/outdoor vitality pool, an alpine sauna and Stone Bath, a herbal laconium, salt inhalation room or steam bath, shower walk or foot baths and a unique ‘snowstorm’ experience. It also has a relaxation lounge, and a Herb Garden Brasserie where they serve a range of fresh, healthy and wholesome dishes for post treatment indulgence.
The vibrant art deco bar is an idyllic location for a refreshing gin and tonic, while afternoon tea is a joy on the terrace in the summer or by the roaring log fire on cooler days. It is also home to an impressive AA Rosette Restaurant and Bistro, where they serve inspired cuisine including both fresh and seasonal dishes prepared by a creative team of chefs.
The hotel is beautifully located, surrounded by countryside and historic monuments. Visit nearby Scrooby and former 12th century monasteries Rufford & Newstead Abbeys or the magnificent Chatsworth House.
A decadent hotel that provides beautiful accommodation suited to both romantic spa breaks and getaways for groups of friends, this inn is all kinds of beautiful and has an unexpectedly beautiful and contemporary spa allowing it to exceed all guest expectations.