The best local deals of 2018 so far
Every year we compile a list of the very best Travelzoo dining, spa and activity deals, as decided by you, our members. You’ve told us what you like, and now we’ve pulled out all the stops to give you another chance to buy your favourites! These are our most purchased, highly rated and generally stonking offers of the year so far.
Best posh meals
"Faultless service, a superb location, an atmosphere that borders on the theatrical and one of the loveliest dining rooms in Europe" (The Daily Telegraph) await you at the world-famous Ritz. It has even been visited by royals, including Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated her 80th birthday at the hotel. Now our much talked-about Ritz deal is back! Get a taste of the opulence yourself with our offer for a 3-course meal with champagne, now £125 for two.
For our foodies in the north, we’ve teamed up with the 2-AA-Rosette Clocktower restaurant at Rudding Park near Harrogate, which has just won Hotel of the Year at the 2018 Visit England Awards. You can tuck into a 3-course meal with bubbly for less than £20 a head.
Other returning favourites include a tasting-menu meal at the Michelin-starred The Harrow at Little Bedwyn in Wiltshire, while sushi fans can dine at Ogino in Beverley, another of our most popular Yorkshire restaurants.
Best pamper packages
Looking for the ultimate tranquil spot in which to unwind? This £59 Lake District spa day at Netherwood Hotel & Spa, overlooking Morecambe Bay, should do the trick.
Another venue you can’t seem to get enough of is Bovey Castle, the Grade II-listed country house in Dartmoor National Park. A spa day with two treatments and lunch here is now £79.
Other top-rated properties include Gainsborough Spa, which is set in a timber-framed barn with views of the Suffolk countryside, and Verbena Spa at The Feversham Arms Hotel in Helmsley, which boasts a 5-bubble rating from The Good Spa Guide, and has some seriously impressive facilities, including an outdoor hot tub.
Best days out
With a 99% member feedback rating, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is a clear winner. For £17.50, you can get an adult annual pass and visit as often as you like for 12 months.
An unexpected favourite is the “awe-inspiring” (The Independent) 80-minute tour of White Scar Cave in the Yorkshire Dales. During the tour, you’ll pass underground waterfalls and study stalactites and stalagmites, for only £6 a head. Sign us up!
For those of you who love a bit of royal history, our Hatfield House (pictured below and above in main picture) offer is back, and valid until 30 September. For £22, you can explore the remains of the Royal Palace, where Queen Elizabeth I spent her childhood years and 17th-century gardens that include orchards, fountains, scented plants, herb gardens and a foot maze.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park at Bretton Hall is another hit. For £17.50, you and a friend can visit the open-air gallery of modern and contemporary works – plus, we’ve thrown in full English brunch for two.
Best gift ideas
Champagne lovers, unite (if you haven’t snatched up this deal already)! We’ve teamed up with Vicampo to bring you this exclusive Heidsieck & Co champagne deal. Whether it’s for a friend or loved one, or to stock your own fridge for those upcoming summer parties, you can now get six bottles of this prestigious champagne for £119.
Another great treat with which you can spoil a loved one, or yourself, is a night on the town watching the highly anticipated "Tina - The Tina Turner Musical" in the West End. Designed for our members only, this £179pp exclusive package combines tickets to the “dazzling production” (Daily Express) with an overnight stay in a 4-star London hotel.
Finally, don’t miss out on our ever-popular Bluebell Railway offer – the train journey passes through the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Sussex. With £9 tickets for adults and £25 family tickets, it’s a fun and affordable way to keep the whole family entertained.
Simply click on the links below to discover more of your favourites! We’ve got plenty more Best Of deals for you to browse in London, the Southeast, the Northeast, the Northwest, the Midlands and the Southwest.