Historic Accommodation in North East England

Amongst some of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside and coastline in England, you will find many reminders of the history of this area such as Hadrian’s Wall, castles, cathedrals etc. Cross the causeway and visit 7th Century Holy Island (Lindisfarne). Take a trip into Durham City with its ancient castle and cathedral, now a World Heritage Site. Explore the North Yorkshire National Park and the Dales; visit the atmospheric village of Haworth, home of the Brontë sisters. Explore the fascinating city of York with its Minster, many historic buildings and museums.

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Swinton Park

Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JH.

An exclusive 31 bedroom luxury castle hotel, Swinton Park is a Grade II listed building, dating from the 1600’s. Lavishly furnished, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy a stately home experience in one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire.

  • 17th Century

The Old Folly

The Old Folly, Hunmanby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. Built in the early 1800’s as a ruin, today this gatehouse has been converted into a wonderful and unique set of two holiday homes. Perfect for exploring the North Yorkshire Moors and coastline (Filey is only 3 miles away). Cottage Code: IJQ.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Eshott Hall

Eshott Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9EN.

Built in the 1600’s, Eshott Hall offers stunning, well appointed suite-style bedrooms and elegant communal areas. Enjoy a stroll around the beautiful grounds and sample the superb menu full of local ingredients, some of which are straight from the garden!

  • 17th Century

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Slaley Hall

Slaley Hall, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 0BX.

Set in several hundred acre grounds, this former mansion house combines traditional Edwardian features with 21st century indulgences, including a luxury spa, 2 championship golf courses and 3 restaurants. Many of the elegantly decorated rooms offer views over golf course.

  • 20th Century

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, Embleton, Northumberland. NE66 3UN.

Just a walk away from the gloriously wide sandy beach of Embleton Bay and the majestic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, this small family run hotel offers just 18 en-suite bedrooms. The award-winning restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced dishes daily.

  • 19th Century

Warkworth House Hotel

Warkworth House Hotel, Warkworth, Northumberland. NE65 0XB.

Boasting views over the magnificent medieval Warkworth Castle, this 19th century coaching inn offers spacious, pet friendly accommodation in a range of room styles. Less than a mile from the unspoilt Northumberland coastline, the hotel makes the ideal touring base.

  • 19th Century

Centre Of Britain Hotel

Centre Of Britain Hotel, Main St, Haltwhistle, Northumberland. NE49 0BH.

Set in Haltwhistle’s most historic building, this lovingly refurbished building now offers 12 individually designed bedrooms that blend modern comfort with original architectural features. Enjoy fine dining in a unique setting amidst oak beams and an ancient fireplace.

  • 15th Century

Waren House Hotel Northumberland

Waren House Hotel, Waren Mill, Bamburgh, Northumberland. NE70 7EE.

Once home to the third Lord Derwentwater, this attractive Georgian house is just a short drive away from the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. Boasting twelve individually styled bedrooms, the fine dining restaurant holds two AA Rosettes.

  • 18th Century

William De Percy

William De Percy Jedburgh Road, Otterburn, Northumberland. NE19 1NR.

This French inspired gastropub and boutique hotel takes its name from the 11th century Norman noble, William de Percy. Originally a 17th century coaching inn, accommodation now comprises eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, some with irresistible charms like four-poster beds.

  • 17th Century

Quartermaster’s

Brancepeth, nr. Durham, Co. Durham

Sleeps 3. This bright and airy ground floor apartment is set within Brancepeth Castle, with exposed stone walls it offers extensive country views over the valley. With a history dating back to Saxon times, guests have access to some of the castle grounds. Cottage Code: UKC1983.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • 14th Century

Tickton Hall

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 13. Home to the Beverley Polo Club, the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate offers wonderful woodlands and parklands to explore, as well as a private outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. The historic market town of Beverley lies close by. Cottage Code: UKC1006.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Waitby School

Waitby, nr. Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

Sleeps 7. Standing proudly on Waitby Fell, near Kirkby Stephen, this former village school has been carefully converted to offer luxurious holiday accommodation. Dating from the late 1600s, it retains many original features including the old school bell. Cottage Code: CC131123.

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

Tickton Hall – Tickton Hall Cottage

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4 – 6. These four delightful, detached holiday properties sit at the end of a tree lined drive on the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate, home to the Beverley Polo Club. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: W44279.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century