Wiltshire is a county that packs in quality attractions, fabulous vistas and welcoming accommodation like no other. From the vast expanses of pristine, unspoiled countryside to the elegant, historic streets of Salisbury, every corner of this south-western county is suited to a luxury break. The blend of natural beauty and historical attractions brings a good number of tourists to the county each year. Among Wiltshire's wide and diverse collection of hotels lies a number of impressive five star hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs.
The fresh air and ample greenery of Wiltshire's countryside is undoubtedly its main draw. Fortunately, there are tons of luxurious and grand hotels that operate as rural retreats, tucked away in far-off, tranquil locations.
Overtown Manor is a five star bed and breakfast located in Overtown, just south of Swindon. As well as offering easy access to the Avebury stone circle, the B&B boasts a peaceful and pretty garden. There's also an outdoor pool, perfect for relaxing in the summer months.
Golfing in Wiltshire
Stunning countryside and first-class golf courses tend to go hand in hand, and Wiltshire is no exception. In addition to the smattering of exquisite stand-alone golf courses in the county, Wiltshire also offers a number of hotels with their own golfing facilities.
The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club is among the best-known golfing resorts in the south of England. The lovingly manicured course poses challenges to golfers of all abilities. The hotel also host weddings and has space for meetings and corporate events.
Luxurious Spa Hotels in Wiltshire
For most of us, when we think of luxury accommodation, spa treatments are among the first things to spring to mind, and five star hotels in Wiltshire certainly don't disappoint! Lucknam Park is equipped with an impressive range of spa facilities. Beyond the standard indoor swimming pool, sauna and steam room, there are a number of unique facilities to try out.
Lucknam Park also features a salt water plunge pool, a dedicated hydrotherapy pool and a number of state of the art treatment rooms. If you can bring yourself to leave the gorgeous estate, the hotel also offer bicycle rental and horse rides into the surrounding countryside.
An Intimate Setting
When guests check in to a five star hotel, they expect to find some peace and quiet. Those who prioritise tranquillity above all else will love the county's selection of five star guesthouses.
Blount's Court Farm B&B houses just three guest rooms, promising guests an intimate setting and superior levels of personal service. The luxurious B&B aims to provide a home away from home for all its guests. The interior is finished to an exceptionally high standard and guests even enjoy their own private sitting room, ideal for winter evenings in.
The Peppermill offers an intimate setting in the town of Devizes. With seven beautifully appointed guest rooms, superior personal service is once again guaranteed. The accommodation at the Peppermill adjoins the exquisite bar and restaurant, which has been granted a pair of AA rosettes. Whether it's an afternoon coffee or a decadent evening meal, guests should be sure to make the most of this family-run business at some point during their stay.