Winter is a time for long winter walks along country paths followed by cosy evenings warming up by the fire in a country pub, and secluded getaways in your very own log cabin in the heart of the forest.
View results as:
Follow in the footsteps of your literary heroes on Stanage Edge, a dramatic rocky outcrop with equally dramatic moorland views in the Peak District.
Location: Stanage Edge, Derbyshire
Spend the weekend together biking along beautiful canals, find your spiritual awaking, and reach for the Cloud.
Location: Peak District, Cheshire
In the north west of Wiltshire, the Cotswolds encompasses the honey-pot village of Castle Combe and the picturesque market town of Malmesbury.
Location: Wiltshire Cotswolds, Wiltshire
Take a walk around Steel Rigg and Crag Lough to see how the Romans used the natural landscape to maximise the strength of the Empire's frontier.
Location: Steel Rigg, Northumberland
Take a trip around the landscape used in the film ‘Swallows and Amazons’ and discover what inspired Arthur Ransome to write his famous book.
Location: Derwentwater, Cumbria
The Lions Quays near Oswestry is a renowned hotel which also boasts a five-star Country Club and Spa.
Location: Oswestry, Shropshire
A walk through 165 million years of history.
Location: Forge Valley, North Yorkshire
Enjoy a quintessential English break exploring the grounds of the grand Goodwood Estate and grounds.
Location: Goodwood, Sussex
Discover the famous show caverns set among 60 acres of woodland set over a deep, dramatic limestone gorge in the Peak District.
Location: Matlock, Derbyshire
Pop in for a drink by the fire or a locally-sourced meal, and then stay over at this charming inn in the idyllic Cotswold village of Kingham.
Location: Chipping Norton, Cotswolds
Foraged food and beautiful shabby chic décor are the order of the day at this unusual, but luxurious, country house hotel.
Location: Brockenhurst, Hampshire
You won’t find tractors or pigsties anymore at Dormy House; instead this former farmhouse has all the luxuries of a top hotel without that infernal stuffiness.
Location: Broadway, Worcestershire
Use this luxury hotel as a base to explore the breathtaking Derbyshire Dales and Peak District countryside.
Location: Ashbourne, Derbyshire
You'll be surprise by the wheelchair-friendly trails in the Peak District.
Location: Peak District, Derbyshire
Aysgarth Falls are a dramatic set of waterfalls in Wensleydale.
Location: Aysgarth, North Yorkshire
If you like your romantic countryside hideaway to come with a cutting edge private members’ feel, Babington House will be right up your street.
Location: Frome, Somerset
See the Red Arrows equivalent for starlings in stunning Somerset countryside.
Plan that perfect foodie break to a gorgeous country house hotel set against a perfect Cumbrian backdrop.
Location: Windermere, Cumbria
'(I have) Never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.' -Steven Spielberg
Location: Dartmoor, Devon
Get treated like royalty at Thornbury Castle, where its opulent bedchambers, award-winning food and picturesque gardens will bring out your regal side.
Location: Thornbury, South Gloucestershire
Sitting perched on the side of the magnificent Malvern Hills, with panoramic views across the Severn Valley and beyond, The Cottage boasts ‘England’s best view’.
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
VisitEngland would like to invite you to take part in a short survey about our website, it should take no more than a couple of minutes.
Go to the survey
… you need to be logged in.
If you already have an account, log in.
Or register a