The award-winning Hand Picked Hotels collection, created by former City lawyer Julia Hands, are luxurious country house hotels renowned for exquisite food, fine wines and excellent service in stylish, relaxing surroundings. There are 17 hotels across the UK, including two partner hotels, with locations ranging from the New Forest and Jersey to Yorkshire and Edinburgh. Hand Picked Hotels focuses on the quality of its service and cuisine and 14 hotels have achieved two AA rosette status with Norton House Hotel & Spa in Edinburgh winning three AA rosettes. In addition Norton House Hotel & Spa was awarded AA Hotel of the Year for Scotland 2008-2009. Five hotels have achieved red star status, being recognised as amongst the AA\'s Top 200 hotels in the UK & Ireland. This Autumn, take time to relax and enjoy delicious dining with a glass of fine wine, luxurious overnight accommodation and traditional breakfast at any Hand Picked Hotel. Autumn breaks from £139 per room per night including dinner with a glass of fine wine, accommodation and full traditional breakfast. Valid on breaks from 1st October until 19th December 2010.