We decided to take our trip over a long weekend and arrived there early afternoon on a Friday, departing on a Monday late afternoon. We thought it was a nice amount of time for a short break in the sun but we didn't realise we'd come away loving the hotel so much that we didn't want to leave!
Set in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, Simonstone Hall really is unique - and looked even more magical with a good dusting of snow this week. I don't know how, but I managed to get to the magnificent country house while the rest of the country practically came to a standstill thanks to the weather.
London has an abundance of world-class luxury hotels but sometimes you want to feel like you're at home. Introducing onefinestay, which makes you feel just that. Except that you're in another person's home.