As the pound continues to freefall post-Brexit, it is likely more tourists will be holidaying close to home next year.

Great news for hotels and attractions on our doorstep.

Anyone seeking inspiration for small, independent places to stay should consult the The Good Hotel Guide 2017: Great Britain and Ireland, published this week.

A total of 825 hotels are reviewed, with many featured in useful Editor's Choice shortlists.

One of the most interesting categories, Discoveries, is based on tip-offs from readers; after further investigation by inspectors, 10 recommended properties made the final cut - many entering the Guide for the first time.

Here's a run-down of the final list:

Clare and Charlie Garrard's creeper-covered Somerset inn looks the thatched-roof part: step in to find local ales, table skittles, tasty pub classics, a leather sofa by the wood-burning stove.

Decorated with local artwork, modern bedrooms (two accommodate a family) are in a converted barn across the pretty garden.

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There's 'a sense of fun' at Harry Cragoe's family-friendly restaurant-with-rooms across the road from the sea grass-fringed dunes at Camber Sands.

Airy, newly refurbished bedrooms - some with a private deck, others opening on to the coastal garden - look to New England for inspiration.

Andrew Wildsmith's much-rejuvenated modern-rustic Victorian pile sits in the Lake District spot which Wordsworth considered 'the loveliest'.

Dinner - based on a forage-to-fork philosophy - is highly praised, with adventurous modern menus from chef Kevin Tickle.

The welcome is 'warm and informal' at this well-liked Cotswold village pub-with-rooms in a 'beguiling' position close to the River Thames.

Winter brings log fires in the cosy bar and restaurant - chef Matthew Read's 'delicious' lunches and dinners attract locals and visitors in equal measure.

On the green of a Somerset village, Philip Mepham's popular inn has a pleasingly updated interior, with framed prints, wine-coloured banquettes and open fires on cool days.

Fill up with craft ales and a 'first-class' meal, then sleep in one of the tastefully decorated bedrooms.

Informal and characterful, this family-run Georgian manor house stands in large grounds in Shropshire countryside.

Bedrooms, including a family suite at the top of the house, are individually decorated and supplied with home-made cookies.

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Sue Stuart's 'utterly immaculate and inviting' guest house is a coolly contemporary update of a handsome Georgian building, and has a regularly changing gallery of local artwork.

Sit in the harbour-view drawing room with one of the many books available to borrow.

Home-baked cake is part of the friendly greeting at Iain Wilson's style-conscious Norfolk hotel, where nearly everything is for sale.

The red-brick building is discreet at first glance, but surprises abound in the eclectic bedrooms.

The bright, pretty bedrooms at Ann and Gerry Price's Surrey pub/restaurant-with-rooms are set on a courtyard garden, and have thoughtful details within.

In the well-run, well-liked bar and restaurant, a community gathering place, sample chef Mark Baines' 'excellent' modern cooking.

'A happy place', Lucas and Melanie Boissevain's smartly refurbished hotel, in an 18th-century Gothic house, charms with its refined bedrooms, flower-filled sitting room and pretty terrace looking out to sea.

Explore the history-rich grounds; further afield, the wild beaches of the Pembrokeshire coast await.