On a 350-acre estate, Stoke Park's neoclassical grandeur can make Windsor Castle, visible in the distance, seem almost humble in comparison. Architect James Wyatt built the mansion for the Penn family in 1791. Whether you stay in the original house or in the modern wing, with its up-to-the-minute spa, you'll be treading thick-piled carpets to the elegant rooms brimming with antiques and one-of-a-kind artworks. The facilities are all about indulgence, from the famous golf course to the opulent Humphry's dining room. The Pennsylvania Suite was featured in Bridget Jones's Diary. A sumptuous afternoon tea is served in the orangery. The special offers are worth checking out.