"A unique hotel resort that offers sea views, theatrical buildings and formal gardens with a Mediterranean feel," says Ben. "Woodland walks are spectacular in spring. Architect Clough Williams-Ellis bought the site in 1925 and is responsible for the look it enjoys today. Famed for its pottery and for being featured in the classic TV series The Prisoner."
Portmeirion, Gwynedd, LL48 6ER (01766 770000; portmeirion-village.com)