Five of the Best British Grand Hotels for families
Live in the lap of luxury at these stunning country retreats where your family can relax and recuperate in lavish style
Grand meets groovy is the vibe at this fine establishment known as "London's Country Estate.” The house itself dates back to Elizabethan times, and has been home to a long line of aristocracy, lending an air of grand history to The Grove, coupled with its cool contemporary interiors that exudes elegance without trying too hard. Already a hit with the celebrity crowd, its proximity to Wembley also means there's often footballers in attendance, chilling out befor a big game. For children, there's an Ofsted-approved children's club, Anouska's, with a wide range of activities and special events, plus golf and an award-winning spas for grown-ups. During the summer, The Grove is showcasing an exhibition called Expressions Of Movement (running until September 30, 2012), featuring a diverse range of works dotted around the gardens, with special workshops for children. The Walled Garden, with an outdoor swimming pool and giant sand pit, has a beach club feel – perfect for sunshiny summer days!
Prices from £310 per room, per night, B&B (25 per cent discount for children under 12 staying in an interconnecting room). Kids Sculpture Workshops run on Saturday July 7 and August 11 2012.
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