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.

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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

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Hillcrest Hotel

Hillcrest Hotel, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 5RT.

In a beautiful secluded setting in the heart of the city of Lincoln, this hotel features 15 bedrooms all with free WiFi. Be sure to check out the Conservatory Restaurant which serves good food made from local produce wherever possible.

  • 19th Century

Highgate House

Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8NN.

This striking country mansion was originally built as a coaching inn, but is now a 4 star Sundial Venue. This long history has allowed the hotel to successfully combine 17th century charm with contemporary luxuries.

  • 17th Century

The Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa

The Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AG.

The Palace Hotel is a 4 star hotel situated in the Peak District spa town of Buxton. The richly decorated rooms combine historic charm with contemporary facilities, many with views over the town. The excellent leisure facilities include a swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

Alison House Hotel

Alison House Hotel, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RH.

Standing in its own 7 acre grounds just a short walk from the attractions of Matlock Bath, this Georgian style four-star property offers 17 en-suite rooms. The elegant hotel restaurant offers classic British dishes and an extensive wine cellar.

  • 18th Century

Willersley Castle Hotel

Willersley Castle Hotel, Cromford, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5JH.

Set within 60 acre grounds on the banks of the River Derwent, this imposing Georgian building is just a 15 minute walk from the historic spa town of Matlock Bath. Boasting a wealth of activities including its own indoor swimming pool and free fishing.

  • 18th Century

Narrowboat at Weedon

Narrowboat at Weedon, Weedon Bec, Northamptonshire, NN7 4RZ.

This country pub and award-winning restaurant offers en suite canalside accommodation in five bright, modern rooms. A short drive from the Silverstone race track and historic Althorp House, it overlooks the peaceful Grand Union Canal.

  • 19th Century

Stanshope Hall

Stanshope Hall, Stanshope, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2AD.

Ideally placed for exploring the Peak District, this 17th century listed building offers spacious accommodation with a traditional decor. Enjoy tasty home cooked food using the freshest local produce, straight from the garden!

  • 17th Century

Kirkby House

Kirkby House, Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, LE9 7QE.

Dating back to the 18th century, Kirkby House offers spacious, tastefully decorated accommodation in a charming setting. Ideally located for Leicestershire and Warwickshire’s many attractions such as Bosworth Park and Battlefield and Ashby Canal and Castle.

  • 18th Century

The Crewe Arms

The Crewe Arms, Hinton in the Hedges, nr. Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13 5NF.

This 15th century traditional country pub is set in the picturesque Northamptonshire village of Hinton in the Hedges, close to the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire border. The two well appointed en suite rooms have been refurbished to a high standard.

  • 15th Century

Sheldons Retreat

Sheldon, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1QS.

A lovely vegetarian guest house in the heart of the Peak District National Park, Sheldon’s Retreat is a recently converted barn with six chic, individually designed en-suite bedrooms. It is an ideal base for walking, hiking, cycling or relaxing.

  • 18th Century