From smoked salmon sandwiches in Suffolk to jam-smothered scones in Somerset, spoil yourself with these afternoon tea offers
1. The perfect gift: afternoon tea for two at a hotel of your choice
The ultimate Christmas gift or stocking filler from £33
We've teamed up with Off Peak Luxury to launch a great-value afternoon tea gift voucher. Covering a wide selection of prestigious hotels across the country, the voucher includes the chosen venue's full afternoon tea for two, which will typically consist of sandwiches, cakes, scones lathered in jam and, of course, a good old cup of tea! For an additional £22, you can choose from more prestigious locations and added extras, such as Champagne.
There are plenty of locations you can book with these vouchers - from the 16th-century Hintelsham Hall in Suffolk, to the gorgeous Snooty Fox in the Cotswolds, and the voucher can be delivered instantly by email (great for a last-minute gift!) or by post in a presentation box.
Afternoon tea for two people, with some offers including additional treats | Redeemable on afternoon teas at a choice of UK venues | Vouchers can be delivered directly to the recipient or purchaser
2. Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa, Cotswolds
Country escape with afternoon tea from £72.50pp
Situated in 100 acres of grounds, Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa is the ideal spot for a break in the Cotswolds. Occupying an attractive 18th-century building, this four star country house hotel sits just outside the market town of Stow-on-the-Wold, making for a quintiessential Cotswolds experience.
After a day exploring the area, or simply enjoying the sweeping views of Windrush Valley from the comfort of the hotel, the oak-panelled lounge is a cosy spot for a pre-dinner drink. You'll be truly spoilt with a delicious three-course dinner in the award-winning restaurant on each night of your stay, as well as one indulgent afternoon tea for two, included in this fantastic offer.
Check availability: from £72.50 per person per night for up to fourteen nights
One full afternoon tea for two | Three-course dinner for two each evening in the award-winning restaurant (£30pp) | Full English breakfast daily | Complimentary room upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
3. Down Hall Hotel & Spa, Bishop's Stortford
Enjoy a gourmet getaway from £71pp
This grand country house hotel lies just 45 minutes from central London making it the ideal spot for an indulgent weekend break. You'll feel worlds away from the city as you arrive down the sweeping driveway with the impressive 19th-century mansion house waiting at the end.
The traditional interiors are decorated with ornate design features and there's over 100 acres of surrounding woodland to explore. Our exclusive offer also includes a three-course dinner in the Grill Room on each night of your stay and a delicious afternoon tea for two.
Check availability: from £71 per person per night for up to seven nights
Three-course dinner for two each night in the Grill Room (£30pp) | Afternoon tea for two | Full English breakfast daily
4. Lake Country House Hotel & Spa, Powys, Wales
A romantic break with afternoon tea from £79pp
This delightful hotel, on the banks of the River Irfon, was recently awarded the Good Hotel Guide's Spa Hotel of the Year. The privately-owned country retreat occupies a mock-Tudor manor and conceals a lodge-style spa in its beautiful grounds. There's a 25-metre indoor pool and an outdoor hot tub, which boasts a peaceful location overlooking the lake.
Back at the hotel, the guestrooms are elegant yet informal and the award-winning restaurant serves exceptional Welsh cuisine. When you're not relaxing in the spa, there's fishing, tennis and a nine-hole golf-course to enjoy. Make sure you work up an appetite for the delicious afternoon tea, included in this fantastic offer.
Check availability: from £79 per person per night for up to seven nights
Full afternoon tea for two on one day | Four-course dinner for two each evening (up to £45pp) | Full use of the spa | 20% off spa treatments (Mon - Thurs) | Late checkout at 1pm | Full Welsh and continental breakfast for two daily | Stay three or more nights and receive a £40 spa voucher per room