Unique Luxury Weekend Breaks
From glamorous city breaks to tranquil country escapes, we’ve gathered some of the most exquisite experiences across Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales to help you plan your luxurious weekend getaway in style …
Belmond Royal Scotsman – A unique Scottish escape
The luxurious Belmond Royal Scotsman train will transport you from Edinburgh to the Highlands, acquainting you with Loch Lomond, Ben Nevis and the Isle of Bute during your three-night Western Journey adventure.
With welcoming staff, formal dinners and luxurious private en-suite cabins, this intimate experience is guaranteed to give you a unique experience of the Scottish countryside.
As an added treat, enjoy stunning views of the passing countryside as you relax in the Bamford Haybarn Spa, an exclusive haven of peace aboard the train.
The Old Course Hotel – Old style luxury in St. Andrews
Escape to the home of golf to enjoy award-winning accommodation, breath-taking views and unparalleled activities in the fresh sea air. The Old Course Hotel boasts the oldest and most iconic golf course in the world, and with a dedicated Concierge service to arrange everything from whisky tasting to chauffeur driven cars, you can be assured of a luxurious welcome from the moment you arrive.
As well as the superb Kohler Waters Spa and the 3 AA Rosette-awarded Road Hole restaurant, local attractions include yachting, the Scottish Clay Shooting Centre and VIP fishing experiences in the largest salmon river in Scotland.
The Connaught – A classic London break in Mayfair
Make yourself at home in one of The Connaught’s luxurious suites, adorned with unique features and original works of art, before relaxing in the award-winning Aman Spa, with a 60 square meter swimming pool, Crystal steam room and five holistic treatment rooms.
Discover the beautiful and intimate Champagne Room hidden at the heart of the hotel, and then enjoy fine dining at Hélène Darroze’s two Michelin-starred restaurant.
As well as the Connaught’s Butler services, Concierge services and chauffeur-driven limousines, avail yourself of an exclusive shopping privileges card, providing discounts and benefits at legendary establishments including Liberty and Hamleys.
Chatton Park -A peaceful getaway in Northumberland
Chatton Park is an award-winning luxury Northumberland estate offering a luxurious bedrooms and a detached 5-star self-catering cottage in its own grounds. Awarded Michelin Hotel Guide Status for 2016/2017, this adult-only estate offers the serenity of 4 private acres, spacious and beautifully appointed bedrooms, and a range of facilities including private tennis courts.
Ideally located near to Holy Island, Alnwick Castle and Bamburgh Castle, Chatton Park is the perfect place for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts seeking a weekend of secluded luxury in one of England’s most stunning coastal destinations.
The Merrion -A fine dining city break in Dublin
The Merrion is Dublin’s most luxurious five star hotel, and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World, ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from Dublin’s most impressive galleries, museums and shops. Impeccably styled with a splendid collection of art, the restored Georgian townhouse offers sublime bedrooms and suites, as well as a spa complex, 18 meter pool and gym.
In addition to The Cellar Bar and Restaurant, and the intimate No. 23 Cocktail Bar, the real jewel in The Merrion’s crown is the Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, which specialises in contemporary Irish cuisine with classical roots and is Ireland’s only 2-star Michelin restaurant.
Lough Eske Castle – Seclusion and beauty at Lough Eske Castle, Donegal
The only Irish hotel to claim a World Luxury Hotel Award, the lovingly restored Lough Eske Castle hotel offers 5 star hospitality in a fairy-tale settling, with elegant deluxe rooms, candlelit dinners and a stunning thermal spa. Venturing out of the castle in search of coastal views, you will find Glenveagh National Park and Ard na Mona Wood nearby, with Golden Eagles, Red Squirrels and the largest herd of Red Deer in Ireland.
Cathedral 73 – Traditional glamour with a modern twist in Cardiff
Cathedral 73 is an elegant Victorian townhouse with beautiful apartments, suites and deluxe rooms, offering glamorous afternoon teas, a piano bar, and even your own Butler and Personal Chef on request. With a chauffeured Rolls Royce to make your stay extra special, you can enjoy a vibrant break steeped in history, exploring nearby attractions including the open-air Museum of Welsh Life in the pretty village of St Fagans, the National Trust’s Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan, and charming local resorts with stunning views across Cardiff Bay.
The Grove – A gourmet weekend in the Welsh countryside
Less than two hours’ drive from Cardiff, you will find a food-lover’s dream at The Grove, a privately owned country house hotel in Pembrokeshire. The hotel’s ‘Gourmet Escape’ includes an exceptional seven course tasting menu prepared by Executive Chef Allister Barsby, accompanied by a selection of matched wines carefully chosen by Head Sommelier Michal Dumny.
As well as jazz nights, champagne dinners and romantic weekend escapes, the hotel hosts extraordinary guest Chef nights, making this the perfect destination for lovers of luxurious fine dining.