Historic Accommodation in the Heart of England

Explore the Cotswolds, quintessentially English villages of honey-coloured stone nestling in stunningly beautiful countryside. Visit Shakespeare’s Stratford-Upon-Avon, or Warwick, most famous for its magnificent castle. Discover the black and white villages of Herefordshire. Browse our selection of historic hotels, holiday cottages and B&Bs in the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

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Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Castle, Castle Street, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HH.

Built in 1511, Thornbury Castle is a magnificent Tudor castle-palace set in historic parkland. It is the only Tudor castle to operate as a hotel and restaurant in England. Enjoy regal dreams in the bedchamber where King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn slept.

  • 16th Century

Toms Barn

Hampen, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 10. This lovely 300 year old detached, renovated barn is situated just 6 miles from Cheltenham in a small secluded valley in the Central Wolds. It is ideally situated for Cheltenham’s attractions and for exploring the Cotswolds. Cottage Code: NJC.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • 18th Century
  • Piano

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Glebe Cottage

Callow End, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 5. A fine example of a ‘cruck’ cottage, one of the earliest forms of English domestic architecture. This delightful, timber frame, black-and-white, thatched property enjoys its own large garden with views over ancient fields and meadows. Cottage Code: RFF1.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 15th Century

Brambles

Stoulton, nr. Worcester, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 2. Adjoining the owner’s 17th century farmhouse, this pretty timber-framed cottage makes an ideal romantic retreat. Set in the beautiful Vale of Evesham, it offers well-appointed holiday accommodation, complete with its own sunny lawned garden. Cottage Code: NRA.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Old Forge Barn

Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 8. Within walking distance of Stow market square, this 16th-century listed barn has been skilfully converted to provide unique and outstanding accommodation – from the hand-made door hinges to the forty-foot living room with minstrels gallery. Cottage Code: NT8.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century
  • Piano

The Old Church

Hopton Cangeford, nr. Ludlow, Shropshire.

Sleeps 2. On the site of a a much earlier medieval chapel, the current brick-built church dates back to Georgian times. Professionally renovated, it blends many original features with 21st century décor and facilities, including a Jacuzzi spa bath. Cottage Code: 28611.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Batchfields Cottage

Bishops Frome, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 5. This detached stone family cottage stands amid the hop yards and orchards of the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Set well away from roads on the owners’ farm, there is an outdoor swimming pool available May – Sept, heated by arr. Cottage Code: RJ2.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Grafton Grove

Bockleton, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 8. Enjoying tranquil surroundings next to the original farm pond, this carefully renovated farmhouse is beamed throughout and features a 400 year old inglenook. Set on a working farm, lessons are available from the BHS approved riding centre. Cottage Code: W40864.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Keeper’s Cottage

Fownhope, nr. Hereford, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 7. Enjoying a hilltop woodland setting with views over the Wye Valley, this detached holiday cottage has wild deer for neighbours. Dating from the 1700s, Keeper’s Cottage stands in landscaped gardens, just a short drive from Hereford. Cottage Code: 25359.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Shooting Lodge

The Acton Scott Estate, Acton Scott, Shropshire.

Sleeps 11. Approached by a track that winds through fields and woodland, The Shooting Lodge dates to the mid 18th century. Restored to an excellent standard, it offers a large oak framed banqueting room for relaxing and entertaining. Cottage Code: RNP.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Riverside

Alcester, Warwickshire.

Sleeps 2. Overlooking the river from its balcony, this beautiful holiday apartment has been converted to an exceptionally high standard. Peacefully set in a pretty conservation area of Roman Alcester, it enjoys shared use of a secure garden and grounds. Cottage Code: RHA.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

Kivernoll House Cottages – Meadow Barn

Kivernoll.

Sleeps 2 – 5. Ideally located for exploring historic Herefordshire, these three 18th century converted farm properties each have their own garden with countryside views. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: RBBF.

  • 18th Century