Small Hotel of the Year
All hotels and townhouses etc, below 50 bedrooms, that provide an excellent service and high quality for their guests
Oxfordshire, South East England
Acclaimed for its unique charm, the Bay Tree Hotel in Burford has welcomed visitors through its solid oak doors since 1565. With its walls of mellow Cotswold limestone, enhanced by ancient wisterias, it is steeped in character and times past.
Northumberland, North East England
Genuine 14th century castle set in a 12 acre woodland estate near Hexham. 27 bedrooms within the castle and grounds, many with four poster beds and feature bathrooms. 2 AA rosette awarded restaurant. Langley castle is ideally situated for visiting Hadrian's Wall and surrounding area.
Helmsley, North Yorkshire
In seven years this has grown from pub with rooms to a small and luxurious hideaway hotel and spa, specialising in leisure guests, escaping from everyday realities. Great food, warm hospitality and an innovative spa are what have underpinned success.