With its vast landscaped grounds, sweeping staircases and log fires, The Welcombe Hotel, Best Western Premier Collection really does have the wow factor with its abundance of history and character. The hotel oozes elegance, featuring an impressive lounge with a large marble fireplace, chandeliers, and period furniture. Built in 1866, this Grade II-listed neo-Jacobean building was designed as a calendar house with seven entrances, 12 fireplaces, 52 chimneys and 365 windows. Located on the outskirts, just two miles from Stratford-Upon-Avon, it is the perfect base to explore Shakespeare’s birthplace and boasts many tourist attractions. Enjoy a boat trip along the River Avon, see a play at the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Theatre, visit the infamous Warwick Castle, head to Stratford Butterfly Farm, or enjoy the antique shops, boutiques and local markets that also offer memorable days out. The chocolate box villages of the Cotswolds offer a haven of tranquility, the perfect spot for a traditional pub lunch or a scenic walk. There are 85 supremely comfortable bedrooms to choose from that include classic doubles, four-poster beds and suites with awe inspiring views. Rooms also include a work desk, tea and coffee-making facilities and bathrooms with a bath, shower, and hairdryer. A stay at The Welcombe Hotel is always a delight thanks to the serene atmosphere and wide range of room options to suit any type of guest, whether you’re here on a romantic break, a family break or for business. For those who enjoy keeping active, there's an 18-hole par 70 championship golf course, acres of picture-perfect landscaped gardens as well as a gym and an indoor swimming pool. Or if you are looking for the ultimate relaxing retreat, the state-of-the-art spa is a haven of indulgence that includes a sauna, steam room and six blissful treatment rooms. With a range of decadent spa therapies to choose from, you will leave feeling fully rebalanced.