Country houses discovered down winding lanes, spectacular seascapes carved into the coastline and sumptuous suppers at some of the country’s top restaurants; the idea of a break in the South West is blissful before you even consider mornings on the massage tables and bubbles in the hot tub.

But if you really want to indulge on your next gourmet getaway, here’s a few of our favourite West Country hotels where you can seek ultimate R&R in the five-star spa