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Two Dorset hotels have been named among the best 30 in the UK according to readers from Condé Nast Traveller.

The Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Restaurant in Dorchester was placed in fifth spot, whilst The Pig on the Beach in Swanage was at 24th position.

On the Condé Nast Traveller website it said that hotels this year included "boutique boltholes jostling alongside the timeless classics".

The Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Restaurant desrcibes itself on its website as offering a "cosseting experience" in the heart of Dorset.

It can also boast fragrant landscaped gardens, a relaxing spa, an indoor pool and "innovative" menus.

Meanwhile The Pig on the Beach offers rooms with a mix of luxury and "homely charm" which give way to sea views.

Visitors could also enjoy a spa treatment down at the Sheep Hut, whilst the food on offer comes from 36 local suppliers.

You can book a stay at Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Restaurant via TripAdvisor.

Or you can book a stay at The Pig on the Beach via TripAdvisor.

Top 30 hotels in the UK

1. Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Wiltshire 

2. The Pig, Hampshire 

3. The Newt in Somerset

4. Heckfield Place, Hampshire 

5. Summer Lodge Country House Hotel & Restaurant 

6. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian 

7. The Fife Arms, Scottish Highlands 

8. Glencoe House, Scottish Highlands 

9. The Balmoral, A Rocco Forte Hotel, Edinburgh 

10. University Arms, Autograph Collection, Cambridge 

11. Hotel Tresanton, Cornwall 

12. Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow 

13. The Pig at Combe, Devon 

14. The Fish Hotel & Retreat, Worcestershire 

15. InterContinental Edinburgh The George 

16. Cliveden House, Berkshire 

17. Kimpton Charlotte Square Hotel, Edinburgh 

18. Culloden Estate and Spa, Belfast

19. Ballygally Castle, Co. Antrim

20. Stormont Hotel, Belfast 

21. Hotel Brooklyn, Manchester 

22. Grantley Hall, North Yorkshire

23. Dormy House Hotel & Spa 

24. The Pig on the Beach, Dorset 

25. Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, Manchester 

26. Soho Farmhouse, Oxfordshire 

27. Cromlix, Perthshire 

28. Foxhill Manor Private House Hotel, Worcestershire 

29. Cheval The Edinburgh Grand 

30. The Gainsborough Bath Spa, Somerset