Historic Accommodation in London & The Home Counties

Welcome to our selection of historic accommodation in London and the Home Counties. Our listings include historic hotels, cosy inns, country cottages in the Home Counties, apartments in London, bed and breakfast accommodation – even boats to hire for a holiday afloat cruising the Royal River Thames!

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The Pilot Inn

The Pilot Inn, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0BE.

Virtually on the steps of the O2 Arena, the 200 year old Pilot Inn blends contemporary comfort with rich history. Built in the early 1800s to serve the local coal workers, it now offers 10 beautiful, boutique bedrooms and a traditional pub restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Windmill on the Common

The Windmill on the Common, Clapham Common, Greater London, SW4 9DE.

Offering boutique accommodation over 29 stylish en-suite rooms, the historic Windmill stands in the heart of Clapham Common. With two underground stations nearby, Central London is easily accessible. A popular outside bar operates during the summer months

  • 18th Century

The Berkeley

The Berkeley, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL.

Combining 5-star luxury with an excellent location, The Berkley has been offering sublime service, style and cuisine for more than 100 years. Just a short walk from fashionable Knightsbridge shops and Hyde Park, guests enjoy free use of the health club.

  • 18th Century

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Shendish Manor Hotel

Shendish Manor Hotel, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. HP3 0AA.

Blending Victorian splendour with modern design Shendish Manor Hotel and Golf Course is set on several hundred acres of parkland and gardens. Featuring 70 stylish, air conditioned bedrooms, the delightful Orangery Restaurant serves a European menu.

  • 19th Century

Bedford Arms Hotel

Bedford Arms Hotel, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. WD3 6EQ.

Once owned by the Duke of Bedford, the attractive Elizabethan-style hotel building dates from mid-19th century. Recently refurbished to complement the era, it offers 18 superbly furnished en suite rooms and a beautiful oak-panelled restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Down Hall Hotel, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7AS.

Set on the Hertfordshire / Essex border, this Georgian country house hotel stands within 110 acres of parkland and formal gardens. Each of the hotel’s bedrooms has been individually styled, blending elegance with history. The modern restaurant serves an international menu.

  • 18th Century

Fanhams Hall

Fanhams Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire. SG12 7PZ

Set in stunning grounds, this 18th century Queen Anne style manor was once the home of Sir Henry Page-Croft, Winston Churchill’s Under-Secretary of State for War. Carefully renovated, Fanhams Hall now offers 77 crisply decorated, contemporary bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Sopwell House Hotel

Sopwell House Hotel, Saint Albans, Hertfordshire. AL1 2HQ

Once home to the young Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, this Georgian country house has been carefully transformed into a luxury hotel, offering spacious and elegantly decorated rooms. Leisure facilities include a beautiful swimming pool and fitness suite.

  • 18th Century

The Grove

The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire. WD3 4TG

This former seat of the Earls of Clarendon has been sympathetically renovated and transformed into a truly luxurious hotel, complete with an award-winning spa, an 18 hole golf course and two pools. Set in several hundred acres of parkland, a short drive from Heathrow.

  • 18th Century

Salisbury Arms Hotel

Salisbury Arms Hotel, Hertford, Hertfordshire. SG14 1BZ

With a history dating back to the 18th century, the Salisbury Arms is the oldest hotel in Hertford. Retaining much of its original charm, it now offers lovely accommodation in 31 elegant bedrooms and a fine dining restaurant serving some of the best food in town.

  • 18th Century

St Michael’s Manor Hotel – St Albans

St Michael's Manor Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4RY.

With parts of this lovely old manor house dating back 500 years, St Michael’s Manor stands in five acres of beautifully manicured English country gardens, complete with its own lake. Offering 30 classically styled bedrooms, a short stroll from the heart of historic St. Albans.

  • 15th Century

Aldermaston Wharf

Aldermaston Wharf, Padworth, Berkshire.

Explore the tranquil Kennet and Avon Canal, fondly known as the K&A, and the picturesque River Thames from the Aldermaston Wharf. All the narrowboats are well designed and finished, with a choice from four to twelve berths.

Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1QL.

Set in the heart of the city, this classic Victorian building has recently been refurbished and now offers 41 elegant rooms with full en-suite facilities. Carriages Restaurant serves varied dishes that change weekly, whilst the bar offers a lighter menu.

  • 19th Century