By Expedia Team, on December 2, 2018

Hotels near National Parks in the UK: Part 1

“The UK’s National Parks, often described as Britain’s “breathing spaces”, feature some of the most stunning landscapes the country has to offer. These five hotels offer you the chance to explore these natural wonders, whether you are interested in spectacular coastal scenery or rugged moorland, ancient forests or the highest of mountains.

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The Padarn Hotel, Llanberis, Wales

Snowdonia National Park combines high mountains with deep valleys and gorges, brilliant blue lakes and miles of picturesque coastline. Llanberis stands in the shadow of Snowdon, the park’s highest peak, and there you will find The Padarn Hotel, a great base for all the different outdoor activities Snowdonia has to offer. The hotel, which is right in the centre of town, features a restaurant, bar, lounge and garden, and is within walking distance of the Snowdon Mountain Railway.

If you want to see more hotels in Llanberis, visit our Llanberis hotels page.

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Otterburn Castle Country House Hotel, Otterburn, England

From the town of Otterburn you can easily explore the hills, mountains and forests that make up Northumberland National Park, famous for Hadrian’s Wall and the darkest night skies in the UK, perfect for stargazing. The Otterburn Castle Country House Hotel is a red-brick stately home that has been transformed into a luxury hotel, with a restaurant and bar. Within the national park you can try your hand at mountain biking, hiking and other outdoor activities, while the hotel offers salmon and sea trout fishing within its own grounds.

If you want to see more hotels in Otterburn, visit our Otterburn hotels page.

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The Burn How Garden House Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere, England

With its high fells and glacial lakes that have inspired poetry and prose from some of the country’s greatest writers, the Lake District is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home of Scafell, England’s highest mountain. Windermere sits in the heart of the park, and is home to The Burn How Garden House Hotel, a short walk from the lake and the shops and restaurants of Bowness. After a day of exploring, you can relax in the bar and restaurant or in the idyllic surrounds of the hotel’s own leafy garden.

If you want to see more hotels in Bowness-on-Windermere, visit our Bowness-on-Windermere hotels page.

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Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel, Aviemore, Scotland

High mountains, ancient forests and brooding moorland all combine to give the Cairngorms a sense of true wilderness. This is a place for mountain adventurers, whether hiking and mountaineering in the summer or skiing and ice-climbing in the winter. After a long day in the great outdoors, head to the Macdonald Aviemore Highland Hotel and treat yourself to the finest in Scottish hospitality. This four-star hotel offers you the chance to relax in the full-service spa and indoor pool, before enjoying fine dining in one of five restaurants.

If you want to see more hotels in Aviemore, visit our Aviemore hotels page.

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Rhinefield House Hotel, Brockenhurst, England

The New Forest is a place of ancient trees, shingle beaches and wildlife roaming across the open heathland. Formerly royal hunting ground, it’s now one of southern England’s most beautiful corners. Combining tradition with contemporary style and service, the Rhinefield House Hotel is somewhere even the royal family could be happy with. This luxury hotel features indoor and outdoor pools, a spa and sauna, and the staff are on hand to help you plan the best way to explore the landscapes and culture of the New Forest.

If you want to see more hotels in Brockenhurst, visit our Brockenhurst hotels page.”