Award-winning country house hotel the Cottage in the Wood is promoting its local region with a two-night special “Local Tastes Break” through the autumn and winter.

The 30-bedroom hotel on a wooded hillside in the beautiful Malvern Hills, boasts lovely views over the Severn Valley. The “Local Tastes Break” is a great chance to sample the best food and drink in Worcestershire and Herefordshire and includes two nights’ B&B, three-course dinner (choose from the à la carte menu on both evenings), wine from the Three Choirs Vineyard, Tyrell’s crisps, Holywell spring water from the nearby spring, a picnic lunch and a walking guide.

Prices from £155 per room Sunday to Thursday or from £165 Friday and Saturday. Visit or call 01684 588860.