The Olde Bell
Sophie Lam is full of praise for this centuries-old coaching inn in the pretty village of Hurley, which she explains has been thoughtfully modernised by design doyenne Ilse Crawford. 'Crooked beams, crackling fires, roll-top baths and hearty food make for a perfect weekend à deux.'
Where The Olde Bell Inn, High Street, Hurley, Berkshire, SL6 5LX (01628 703 504; www.theoldebell.co.uk)
How much From £125