Muddy says: A luxurious country house hotel near Bishop's Stortford set in 110 acres of gardens, with ESPA spa, restaurant serving food prepared with home-grown ingredients, and excellent afternoon teas.
Muddy says: This country house hotel is just 26 miles from London but offers the perfect get-away-from-it-all retreat, with its secluded suites and brand new super-luxe private members' spa.
Muddy says: This enormous green space is an adventure playground for outdoor lovers and families, with masses to see, do and explore, from nature walks to white water rafting. Go wild!
Fancy a history lesson with your weekend break? Check into this luxe Bed and Breakfast which is packed to the rafters with period features, art and antiques.
Muddy says: Found in the pretty Georgian Village of Woburn on the Beds/Bucks border, The Woburn Hotel has a classic English charm and top-tier dining, all set within the beautiful Woburn Estate.
Muddy says: Prepare for a blissfully relaxing stay at this perfectly pastoral boutique bolthole, which promises style, comfort and culture in one charming bundle.