Author(s): Alastair Sawday
From sleepy inns to manor-house hotels for fabulous occasions, from island boltholes to the odd jaw-dropping castle, each of our places combines character with comfort and a great welcome. A weekend break in a historic city, a night away on business, a family holiday by the sea - there's something for everyone here. You'll dine well, too: Michelin stars sprinkle themselves throughout this edition, and there are plenty of chefs who put seasonality and provenance at the top of their list.We are committed to the small hotels of Britain, run by enterprising people. We look for what we like; we celebrate the beautiful and the unusual. The winning combination of fresh honest write-ups, colourful photographs, clear symbols, excellent maps, clear directions and quick reference indices is what makes our guides so popular with readers - and helps put British Hotels & Inns at the top of the best-seller list.
Alastair has built a team of talented editors who are as committed as he is to the search for authenticity and personality in places to stay. They are also 'driving' the world's first carbon 'neutral' publishing company; the search for a reduced ecological footprint is a serious one. The company has won The Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Sustainable Development category, an award from Business Commitment to the Environment and a Green Apple Award and moved to its own eco-offices in January 2006.
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