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One Night Wonders: Britain's best hotel escapes in an hour's reach of city-dwellers

When you live in a city it can be easy to forget how close you are to the great outdoors – so we’re here to remind you.

These ten fabulous country and coast getaways are all within an hour’s drive (traffic permitting) of some of the UK’s biggest smokes – perfect for a night away to forget about city life. 

Words: Katharine Busby

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