Lucknam Park

Live it up country house-style at one of the UK’s most luxurious hotels

Oozing elegance, Lucknam Park is an 18th century Palladian mansion that combines heritage with sumptuous comfort; its 42 rooms are all uniquely styled and feature antique furnishings alongside modern essentials (you know you can’t cope without Wi-Fi).

Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to dining. There’s upscale eating at the Michelin-starred Restaurant Hywel Jones, where the cream of local produce is crafted into elaborate dishes that wow by Hywel and MasterChef star Elly Wentworth who is currently sous chef at the hotel. For informal eating, book a spot at the contemporary brasserie.

This secluded and tranquil spot feels like it’s a world away from the hustle and bustle of city life, but Bath is just a 20 minute drive from the hotel – perfect for a day trip after all that indulgence and fine dining. Although with 500 acres of luscious woodland and peaceful meadows to explore in the estate, along with an equestrian centre, cookery school and spa, you’re unlikely to be short of distractions.

Luckname Park offers guests a divine spa experience. Relax in the thermal huts, unwind in one of the nine treatment rooms, or take a dip in the indoor and outdoor pools.

Walking trails, tennis courts, bicycles and a five-a-side football pitch complete the amenities, offering amusements for both the young and the young at heart.

Insider’s tip

Take an early morning ride on horseback through the 500 acre estate before returning for a breakfast of champions.

Lucknam Park , Colerne, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 8AZ

01225 740507

Head chef: Hywel Jones

Bedroom rate from: £305

Bedrooms: 42

  • Kids welcome
  • Dogs welcome
  • Wifi
  • Disabled access
  • Outside catering
  • Parking available
  • Private dining available
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Gluten free options
  • Beer garden
  • Exclusive use
  • Wedding venue

Opening hours

Hotel open 365 days a year

Sample menu

Duck liver two ways, chicory, spiced mandarin and sweet wine

Grilled day boat red mullet, Cornish shellfish, sea vegetables, verjus butter

Banana parfait, warm rum and raisin sponge, banana and passion fruit sorbet

3 courses priced at £87

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