Set in two acres of gardens, and surrounded by meadows and woodland, Brook Farm is the perfect country getaway, says Karen. 'I defy anyone not to unwind. Tear yourself away from the peaceful setting to spend a day exploring nearby Ludlow and Tenbury, then relax in front of the wood-burner with a local food platter.'
Where Berrington, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, WR15 8TJ (01584 819868; www.brookfarmberrington.org)
How much Doubles from £80, B&B