Historic Accommodation in Middle England

The beautiful Peak District offers excellent opportunities for walking and rambling amidst spectacular scenery. Visit the magnificent stately homes of the Dukeries. And of course, for those white knuckle rides, Alton Towers is the place to go! Choose a B&B, country hotel or cosy cottage as your base in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire or Lincolnshire.

Featured Items

Featured Accommodation

Henley Cottage

The Acton Scott Estate, nr. Church Stretton, .

Sleeps 5. A holiday cottage with a difference, Henley Cottage invites you to step back in time. The decor throughout is exactly as it would have been for the cottage’s 19th century inhabitants, complete with cast-iron kitchen range & fireside tin bath. Cottage Code: ROO4.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Garden Hotel

The Garden Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD.

Set in Uppingham, a market town between Leicester and Peterborough, this cosy guesthouse has a quirky, traditional decor. Soak up the sun in the lovely garden, drink in hand (courtesy of the hotel bar!) or enjoy more active pursuits at nearby Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

Other popular listings

The Lee Wood Hotel

The Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ.

Set in its own tranquil grounds, this fully modernised Georgian property offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant. Convenient for Buxton town centre, the hotel also provides a relaxing base for exploring the Peak District.

  • 18th Century

The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1SP.

Set on Chatsworth Estate, this lovely hotel and restaurant is set in the heart of the Peak District. It has 23 bedrooms, many of which have had their decor chosen by the Duchess of Devonshire, as well as having lovely views of the surrounding estate.

  • 18th Century

The Millhouse Hotel

The Millhouse Hotel, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1NP.

Set on the banks of the River Great Ouse in the village of Sharnbrook, the Millhouse offers 10 en-suite bedrooms. Enjoying views over the mill pond, the restaurant serves an à la carte menu plus daily specials. Just a 15-minute drive from Bedford.

  • 19th Century

Three Horseshoes Country Inn & Spa

Three Horseshoes Inn, Blackshaw Moor, nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TW.

Although an inn has stood on this site since before 1819, the current Three Horseshoes features 26 stylish rooms, some with luxurious four-poster beds and others with private hot tubs. The visual centre piece of the Spa is the Mill Wheel Shower.

  • 19th Century

Whitley Hall Hotel

Whitley Hall Hotel, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8NR.

Relax in this lovely ivy clad hotel which dates back to the 1500’s. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the hotel is situated in a lovely estate with extensive gardens. The bedrooms all have a complimentary decanter of port!

  • 16th Century

Washingborough Hall Hotel

Washingborough Hall Hotel, Washingborough, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 1BE.

Washingborough Hall is an imposing Georgan country house nestled in three acres of landscaped gardens and woodlands. Situated only three miles from Lincoln, the hotel offers twelve individually styled bedrooms, two with four posters. AA rosette for food.

  • 18th Century

The Old Hall Hotel

The Old Hall Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BD.

Said to be the oldest hotel in England, the Old Hall is located in the lovely spa town of Buxton in the Peak District. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1573, albeit as a house prisoner! Free WiFi.

  • 16th Century

The Old Bridge Inn

The Old Bridge Inn, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 7DA.

Set in the heart of the small market town of Holmfirth, famous for its association with the popular TV series ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, this historic hotel offers warm Yorkshire hospitality. Recently refurbished, yet retaining its traditional character.

  • 19th Century

Shrigley Hall Hotel

Shrigley Hall Hotel, Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5SB.

Set in the lovely Cheshire countryside yet within easy reach of Manchester, Shringley Hall Hotel is an imposing four star hotel. The hotel’s grounds feature a 18 hole championship golf course, and there is also a swimming pool, steam room and sauna.

  • 19th Century

Kelham House Country Manor Hotel

Kelham House Hotel, Kelham, Newark upon Trent, Nottighamshire, NG23 5QP.

Set in 9 acres of informal gardens and woodland, the elegant Kelham House blends historic grandeur with contemporary style. Dating from 1903, this family owned hotel features 12 luxury en suite bedrooms and suites, and a choice of fine dining.

  • 20th Century