■ Short breaks with independent group Bespoke Hotels will cost 33 per cent less for the first three months of opening (valid during three-night stays up to September 30). Choose from castles in Scotland including Dalmunzie Castle (main picture), pubs with rooms in Cornwall and boutique properties with idyllic Cotswolds charm. bespokehotels.com/hotels/weropen
■ IHG Hotels, whose brands include Hotel Indigo, InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, and Kimpton, has launched Get A Night On Us offers on hotels throughout the UK. If guests book three or more nights at any IHG hotel by September 10, they receive the equivalent of an extra night free. ihg.com
■ The OYO hotel group is offering up to 45 per cent off many of its properties in England when bookings are made via oyorooms.com or the OYO app (available on Apple or Google Play). Participating hotels include the OYO Bailbrook Lodge in beautiful Bath and the OYO Cliffemount Hotel, complete with sea views, near Whitby.