Knowing exactly how chilly the brrr-inducing British winter can be, UK hotels have become experts in creating cosy havens where you can snuggle up in front of a crackling log fire, reading a good book while sipping on a hot toddy, and enjoying afternoon tea.
And, invariably, there's delicious winter-warming food to keep you fuelled up for the bracing country activities like hiking, cycling and Nordic Walking that'll allow you to appreciate the amazing snowy Christmas-card scenes you'll find yourself part of.
If you're not a lover of the great outdoors, there's always the hot tubs, spas and indoor games to keep you entertained in style...
See our favourite secret winter retreats across the UK here. Just jump in the car and get hibernating!