Save on an indulgent gastronomic staycation with Hand Picked Hotels


Discover Hand Picked Hotels, a unique collection of historic country house hotels and spa resorts offering an indulgent gastronomic staycation for two from £729 for two nights. 

Experience a true escape from the everyday with a two night break designed to awaken the senses and refresh the soul with acres of space to stroll, walk and relax in.  At a Hand Picked Hotel, you will find sumptuous bedrooms to retreat to for the perfect night’s sleep, elegant lounges in which to enjoy a decadent afternoon tea, acres of grounds and pretty gardens to explore plus award-winning modern British food with a selection of first class wines.

This indulgent staycation exclusively for subscribers includes:

  • A welcome glass of Champagne each on arrival 
  • Two nights’ accommodation in a classic room, based on two people sharing 
  • Dinner each evening to the value of £50 pp 
  • A bottle of the finest Bordeaux wine with dinner on your first night 
  • Full traditional breakfast on both mornings
  • Access to the hotel health club & spa, where available
  • A relaxing late check out on the morning of departure until 12 noon
  • A beautifully presented Afternoon Tea for two to enjoy before you head off home 

Complimentary upgrade to the next available room type is also offered.

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  1. Available to Times+ members for the booking of July 24 until October 24, 2020 and stay periods of July 24, 2020 until January 24, 2021.
  2. Accommodation is based on two people sharing a classic room.
  3. Complimentary upgrade will be given to the next available room type, subject to availability.
  4. Rates provided vary per hotel and day(s) of the week and are subject to availability, festive and bank holiday dates excluded.  
  5. Available at hotels in the UK - excludes the Channel Islands.
  6. Reservation to be fully pre-paid at the time of booking and can be cancelled or amended up to 12 noon on the day of arrival. 
  7. Dinner allocation is to the value of £50 per person for food (excludes beverages).
  8. Includes a welcome glass of 125ml house or sommelier choice Champagne each.
  9. Includes a 750ml bottle of sommelier choice, Château Bernadotte Cru Bourgeois Haut Medoc wine, Bordeaux France.
  10. Access to health club & spa at selected hotels. Sessions may need to be pre-booked online.
  11. All additional drinks and extras excluded. 
  12. Does not include travel.
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