Exclusive reader offers: enjoy a Michelin-starred break in the Somerset or three nights at a five-star hotel in Madrid.
German Christmas market magic
From £299 per person
• Three nights • Return flights • Breakfast
Save up to 25 per cent on a festive trip to the Berlin Christmas markets. The offer includes three nights at the four-star Crowne Plaza Potsdamer Platz and return flights.
Paul Sullivan, our Berlin expert, says: “Occupying a large and distinctive former post office built in 1934, this spacious hotel is a splendid all-rounder, offering swish and spacious rooms and a spa.”
Book by Sept 30 for stays from Nov 21 until Jan 31. Quote “TELP”; 0330 037 4369; telegraph.co.uk/tt-crowne-plaza-berlin.
A lovely Lakes break
From £150 per person
• Two nights • Breakfast • Three-course dinner on first night • Bottle of prosecco or cream tea • 2-for-1 entry to Blackwell Arts & Crafts House • Tickets for a Windermere cruise
Enjoy a break to the Lakes at the charming Cedar Manor Hotel, just a 10-minute walk from Windermere town centre and well-placed for keen walkers. The 1850s stone villa was built as a country retreat and has been a hotel since the 1960s with individually designed bedrooms and an elegant restaurant which holds two AA Rosettes.
Stephen McClarence, Telegraph Travel writer, says: “As well as being unostentatiously luxurious, this hotel has a warm, welcoming atmosphere, with superb food and faultless service. It really is a perfect base.”
Book by September 30 for stays from October 16 until April 13 (blackout dates apply; see website). Quote “TELP”; 0333 331 0363;telegraph.co.uk/tt-cedar-manor.
Michelin-starred meal in London
From £49 per person
• Oysters • Four-course menu including cheese plate • Glass of sparkling wine
Enjoy a memorable meal in top restaurant Outlaw’s at The Capital Hotel. The set menu has been created especially for Telegraph readers by chef Nathan Outlaw and head chef Tom Brown. The offer does not include accommodation.
Nick Trend, Telegraph Travel’s consumer editor, says: “Nathan Outlaw, who has two Michelin stars in Cornwall, runs Outlaw’s. He has a Michelin star here too, and fish is the mainstay of the menu.”
Book by Sept 30 for meals at noon-2pm or 6-10pm Mon to Fri (lunch available on Sat) until April 30 Quote “TELP”; 0333 331 8018;telegraph.co.uk/tt-outlaws.
Romantic escape in Somerset
From £125 per person
• One night in a superior room • Breakfast • Cream tea • Five-course tasting dinner • Late checkout • 10 per cent off second-night stays
Enjoy a night’s stay at Ston Easton Park in the north Somerset countryside, near the Mendips and around 11 miles south of Bath.
Fred Mawer, our Somerset expert, says: “Marble fireplaces, gilt mirrors, old oil paintings and antiques fill the elegant rooms.”
Book by August 31 for stays until November 30 (Sun to Thurs only). Quote “TELP”; 0333 130 5280; telegraph.co.uk/tt-ston-easton.
SIDMOUTH HARBOUR HOTEL
From £145 per person
• Two nights • Breakfast • Dinner (up to £25 per person) each night • Use of spa
Save up to 50 per cent at east Devon’s Sidmouth Harbour Hotel, which is complemented by an unspoilt coastal location. Guests get full access to the spa, including a steam room, sauna and indoor pool.
Suzy Bennett, our Devon expert, says: “The views of the Jurassic coastline from its restaurant and terrace are some of the best coastal vistas you’ll find in the country.”
Book by September 17 for stays from Oct 1 to March 31 (blackout dates apply). Quote “TELP”; 0333 1229 236;/tt-sidmouth-harbour-hotel.
• Read the full review: Sidmouth Harbour Hotel, Devon
CHATEAU LA CHAIRE
From £299 per person
• Three nights in a superior room • Breakfast • Four-course dinner each evening • Local activities
Save up to £200 at Chateau La Chaire, a refined, boutique hotel which has been awarded four AA silver stars. It has the feeling of a 19th-century manor house, surrounded by acres of woodland, and the north coast of Rozel Bay in St Martin, Jersey, is just a two-minute walk away.
The package also includes a complimentary glass of champagne upon arrival and a choice of two local activities from the following: a La Mare vineyard tour, a visit to the War Tunnels, or a trip to Durrell Wildlife Park.
Antonia Windsor, our Jersey expert, says: “Fine dining and luxurious rooms makes any stay here feel like a special occasion.”
Book by September 17 for stays from October 1 to December 22. Quote “TELP”; 0333 1225 096; telegraph.co.uk/tt-chateau-la-chaire.
• Read the full review: Chateau La Chaire, Jersey
URSO HOTEL & SPA
From £449 per person
• Three nights • Return flights from London (other airports on request) • Transfers • Breakfast • Tour of Madrid
Save up to 21 per cent per person on a three-night break to Urso Hotel & Spa, including flights. The package also includes a tour: visit the Prado Museum or the palace, or walk through the most important plazas of this vibrant city.
Annie Bennett, our Spain expert, says: “The Urso is a smart, five-star boutique hotel in a chic area of Madrid, with lovely original features, a stylish Natura Bissé spa, and light and bright rooms.”
Book by September 17 for stays until February 28. Quote “TELP”; 0330 0374 369; telegraph.co.uk/tt-urso-hotel.
• Read the full review: Urso Hotel & Spa, Madrid
Dorset foodie break
From £120 per person
• Two nights • Breakfast • Afternoon tea on arrival • Six-course tasting menu
Save up to 32 per cent on an escape in the hills of east Dorset. La Fosse is near the Wiltshire-Hampshire border, and the Dorset coast is 20 minutes away by car. A six-course tasting menu (on one night) is included at the award-winning Restaurant at La Fosse, led by Mark Hartstone, “Best Dorset Chef of the Year 2015”.
Benjamin Parker, our Dorset expert, says: “It’s a peaceful b&b as well as a popular restaurant. ”
Book by Sept 6 for stays until December 31 (Sun-Fri only). Quote “TELP”; 03332 228 167; telegraph.co.uk/tt-la-fosse.
• Read the full review: La Fosse, Dorset
Cotswolds dining break
From £129 per person
• Two nights • Three-course dinner • Afternoon tea • A bottle of Three Choirs Classic Cuvée Brut English sparkling wine in room • Breakfast
Save up to 43 per cent on a two-night stay at Tewkesbury Park, set in 163 acres of countryside. Prices start at £129pp in a Touch of Class room; up to £231pp in an Opulence Suite (pictured above). It includes dinner on one night.
Harriet O’Brien, our Cotswolds expert, says: “The lounge has huge windows to take in those dreamy views.”
Book by September 3 for stays until October 21 (Sun-Thurs only). Quote “TELP”; 0333 331 0737; telegraph.co.uk/tt-tewkesbury-park.
• Read the full review: Tewkesbury Park, Cotswolds
Scottish castle stay
DALHOUSIE CASTLE HOTEL
From £135 or £185 per person
• Two or three nights • Three-course dinner on one evening in the 2AA Rosette Dungeon Restaurant • Bottle of champagne in room • Breakfast
Enjoy a two or three-night stay in historic Dalhousie Castle Hotel (from £135pp and £185pp, respectively), located on the banks of the South Esk River with views of the Border hills, 10 miles from Edinburgh. Complimentary room upgrades and late checkout are available. Guests will also have access to the spa – converted from the old storage vaults – which has a laconium and hydro pool, alongside a 15 per cent discount off pre-booked treatments.
Gavin Bell, one of our Scotland experts, says: “This is the real McCoy, Scotland’s oldest inhabited castle with a turbulent history dating from the 13th century. The interiors have been transformed into a luxury hotel with fine dining.”
Book by September 3 for stays until June 30. Quote “TELP”; 0333 122 5096; telegraph.co.uk/tt-dalhousie-castle.
• Read the full review: Dalhousie Castle, Scotland
At ease in Dorset
From £295 per person
• Two nights in a suite • Dinner on both nights • Canapés, coffee and petit fours • Breakfast • Champagne afternoon tea
Save up to £230 per couple at the Telegraph-recommended Priory Hotel in Wareham. Two nights in the Boathouse Mini Suite is available for £295pp; the Boathouse Riverside Suite at £325 per person. The hotel makes a perfect base for exploring Dorset’s Jurassic Coast including the striking scenery of Lulworth Cove and the dramatic limestone arch of Durdle Door.
Our reviewer says: “A beautiful country-house hotel with serene gardens overlooking a river.”
Book by September 6 for stays until November 30. Quote “TELP”; 03334 146 693; telegraph.co.uk/tt-the-priory.
• Read the full review: The Priory, Wareham, Dorset
Michelin-starred dining near Bath
THE MANOR HOUSE AT COMBE
From £140 per person
• One night • Three-course dinner in the restaurant • Breakfast
Save up to £200 on a one or two-night stay at The Manor House (from £140pp and £280pp). The latter deal includes dinner on both nights at Bybrook, which earned a Michelin star this year.
Fred Mawer, our local expert, says: “This five-star hotel offers a quintessentially English country-house experience. It is set in lovely grounds next to a very picturesque village.”
Book by August 31 for stays until March 31 (excludes Sat). Quote “TELP”; 0330 037 1535; telegraph.co.uk/tt-the-manor-house.
• Read the full review: The Manor House, Castle Combe, Wiltshire
Michelin-starred break in the Cotswolds
LORDS OF THE MANOR
From £299 per person
• Three nights (Sun-Thurs only) • Room upgrade, subject to availability • Five-course tasting menu • Breakfast • Afternoon tea • Late 1pm check out
Readers have the chance to save up to £90 per person on a stay at Telegraph-recommended Lords of the Manor hotel.
Nick Trend, our consumer editor, says: “A mellow country house hotel in a dreamy Cotswolds village with a top-notch restaurant, sumptuous rooms and well-tended gardens.”
Book by August 31 for stays until February 28. Quote “TELP”; 0333 122 5096; telegraph.co.uk/tt-lords-of-manor.
• Read the full review: Lord of the Manor, Cotswolds
Country house in Cumbria
From £295 per person
• Two nights in a best “Grand” room • Seven-course tasting menu on the first evening • Five-course dinner on second evening • Half bottle of champagne in room • Late checkout • Breakfast
Save up to £125 per couple on a pampering break at affable country house hotel Hipping Hall, situated between lakes and dales in Britain’s scenic north-west.
Fiona Duncan, our hotels expert, says: “The former Great Hall is now an elegant restaurant, with open fire in the hearth and the atmosphere is calm, gentle and genuinely welcoming. Nothing we ate was short of divine, from the glass of foaming butternut squash and Parmesan among the canapés to the perfect eggs Benedict at breakfast by way of dinner that was full of punchy flavours. There’s no Michelin-star here, for some unaccountable reason.”
Book by August 31 for stays until February 28. Quote “TELP”; 0333 2209 695; telegraph.co.uk/tt-hipping-hall.
• Read the full review: Hipping Hall, Cumbria
Countryside and coast in Devon
From £249 per person
• Two nights in a feature room • Dinner on each night • Canapés, coffee, petits fours • Devon cream tea • Breakfast
Save up to 30 per cent on a two-night stay, including a three-course dinner on both nights, at South Devon’s Orestone Manor. Stays from November to March will receive a bottle of champagne. The hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the red sand seaside village of Maidencombe.
Suzy Bennett, our Devon expert, says: “On the English Riviera, four miles outside Torquay, and set among winding Devon lanes, Orestone Manor offers guests the best of both countryside and coast. Home to the narrative painter John Callcott Horsley, this Georgian manor house is where he painted the portrait of Isambard Kingdom Brunel.”
Book by September 6 for stays until May 31 (blackout dates apply). Quote “TELP”; 03331 225 096; telegraph.co.uk/tt-orestone-manor.