As the nights draw in and the chillier weather begins to take hold, who doesn’t want to go into hibernation mode? Autumn, more than any other season, brings on our cravings for hearty food, steming mugs of hot chocolate, a roaring fire and a big snuggly jumper…
If getting away from it all with a loved one for a few days is high on your priority list, you’re in luck! Our great value two night dinner deals make for the perfect autumn break, and are easily affordable even in the run up to Christmas. The best of the bunch this season, here are our ideal spots for a cosy dinner deal break this autumn…
1) Ettington Chase, Stratford-upon-Avon
Easily one of our most popular breaks year-round, this two night dinner deal in Stratford-upon-Avon has everything; a fantastic location, superb facilities and great food, and starts from just £85pp. Offering four star accommodation, Ettington Chase has the perfect level of cosiness for an Autumn break, and what’s more its picturesque country setting is never more beautiful than at this time of year. Great for taking in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s latest season of plays, or just discovering the Bard’s historic home town, this is one autumn break sure to bring out your romantic side.
2) Cedar Court, West Yorkshire
Representing astounding value, get away for the weekend at this four star hotel from an incredible £62pp! Home to inviting accommodation and top-notch facilities, your ready-made break includes a two night stay and dinner on the first night. Fantastically located for taking in the renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park – a 5 minute journey away, home to works by Henry Moore and Barbara Hepworth – this popular Yorkshire location is also just a stone’s throw from the pretty Peak District too!
3) The George Hotel, nr Darlington
Set in a 17th century building on the banks of the River Tees in the village of Piercebridge near Darlington, The George Hotel is a traditional coaching inn complete with open fireplaces in the snug bar. Why not explore the local Roman fort and bridge or venture a little further afield to Barnard Castle, a picturesque market town with a spectacular ruined castle perched high above the river. After all that exploring, take the weight off your feet and enjoy a meal made with locally-sourced, fresh ingredients in the hotel’s Riverside Restaurant.
4) Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa, Stow-on-the-Wold
Nestled among the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, Wyck Hill House commands panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and the Windrush River valley. Take in the views from the hotel’s 2 AA Rosette restaurant which offers a modern, fine dining take on classic dishes. After dinner, relax in the hotel’s library and bar which feature Elizabethan style oak-panelled walls and traditional open fires.
5) Raithwaite Estate, Whitby
The North Yorkshire harbour town of Whitby is beautiful at any time of the year but is particularly cosy during the autumn months. Explore the narrow, cobbled streets to find cosy pubs or scale the famous steps up to the Abbey (which famously inspired Bram Stoker while he wrote Dracula) The Raithwaite Estate’s restaurant specialises in Whitby’s famous fresh seafood served up in elegant, five star surroundings. Relax in the extensive spa and fitness facilities at Raithwaite Estate include an 11 metre pool, steam room, and whirlpool.
Off on your own Cosy Autumn Dinner Deal? Where do you recommend this season?