THE GREAT OUTDOORS If you’d prefer to explore further than our gorgeous grounds and gardens, here’s our recommendations for places to visit when you’re at one of our hotels or coastal villages. PLACES TO VISIT IN 2018 TOP TEN Holme Lacy House Hotel Alvaston Hall Hotel Littlecote House Hotel Cricket St. Thomas Hotel Bembridge Coast Hotel Bodelwyddan Castle Hotel Norton Grange Coastal Village Nidd Hall Hotel Thoresby Hall Hotel Corton Coastal Village Gunton Hall Coastal Village Lakeside Coastal Village Sinah Warren Coastal Hotel 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 6 LYME REGIS This historic unspoiled seaside resort and fishing port is surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside. Famous for its geology and fossil finds. 3 CHESTER A classic yet contemporary city bursting with must-see treasures, 2,000 years of history and spectacular shopping. 4 HEREFORD A walled city dating from Saxon times famous for its cathedral. View the famous Mappa Mundi and the world’s largest Chained Library. 1 THE YORKSHIRE DALES Home to castles, abbeys, breathtaking scenery, wild heather moorland and lovely towns and villages to explore. Plus the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms in Harrogate. 2 SNOWDONIA NATIONAL PARK Visit the largest National Park in Wales, home to Mount Snowdon. Perfect for walking and cycling, the area has a wealth of history and picturesque villages like Betws y Coed. 9 THE BROADS Britain’s waterland national park where you can explore unspoilt waterways by boat. Enjoy waterside trails by bike or on foot, with pretty towns, villages and landmarks along the way. 10 SHERWOOD FOREST Folklore, forest trails and tours, ancient oaks and history. Once part of a royal hunting forest, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve covers 450 acres, just perfect for exploring. 7 CARISBROOKE CASTLE Revel in the history of this well- preserved castle and grounds. Explore its royal connections, the Norman Keep and Wall or stroll round the Princess Beatrice Garden or the museum. 8 PORTSMOUTH With a proud naval and maritime heritage, a towering world-class visitor attraction, museums and galleries and boutique shopping, Portsmouth offers something for absolutely everyone. 5 BLENHEIM PALACE Open all-year-round, the palace is a masterpiece of baroque architecture. Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill and home to the 12th Duke of Marlborough, a visit is a must. Reasons to visit 2 | WarnerTimes Full terms and conditions online | 0333 202 0304 Calls (including calls from any type of line including mobile, BT, other fixed line or payphone) cost no more than calls to (01 or 02) geographic numbers.