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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Hedgefield House

Hedgefield House, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4LR.

Said to be the first house in Britain to be connected via the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell made history in 1877. A stunning Georgian Mansion House, Hedgefield House offers stylish guest accommodation together with lavish breakfasts.

  • 18th Century

Bowen House

Bowen House, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 8RF.

Enjoy a relaxing break at this unpretentious town house, which is ideally located for exploring York city centre. En-suite and private bathrooms, a cosy, classic decor and a plentiful cooked breakfast make this a must visit.

  • 19th Century

Dilston Mill B&B

Dilston Mill B&B, Corbridge, Hexham, Northumberland, NE45 5QZ.

With a colourful history dating back to the Middle Ages, this converted watermill sits on the banks of Devils Water in Hadrian’s Wall Country. Offering an attractive suite and studio, it is just a short drive from both Corbridge and Hexham.

  • 11th Century

Rosebud Cottage Guest House

Rosebud Cottage Guest House, Haworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 8QQ.

A cosy cottage in the Brontë village of Haworth, this luxurious guest house blends traditional decor with modern conveniences. Dating from 1752, it retains many period features including exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling.

  • 18th Century

Holmwood House Hotel

Holmwood House Hotel, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4BB.

Treat yourself to a luxurious stay at this award-winning B&B with four poster beds and two person spa baths surrounded by a classic, contemporary decor and only moments from the attractions of historic York.

  • 19th Century

Ruswarp Hall

Ruswarp, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1NH.

This fine Jacobean hall is situated in its own grounds just a short walk from the River Esk in the village of Ruswarp near Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast. The Hall boasts many 17th century features, a dining room, bar and residents garden room.

  • 17th Century

Beach View

Budle Bay, Bamburgh, Northumberland.

Sleeps 6. Built from local stone, this spacious holiday cottage features stunning views over Budle Bay to Holy Island. With vaulted beamed ceilings and open fire, it stands on Northumberland’s Heritage Coast, just a short walk from miles of sandy beaches. Cottage Code: MUW.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • 19th Century

Jerusalem Farm Barn

nr. Hebden Bridge, Calderdale, West Yorkshire.

Sleeps 6. Set between Halifax and Hebden Bridge in the secluded Luddenden Valley, this carefully converted former barn now offers comfortable, well-appointed holiday accommodation, complete with disabled facilities. A haven for nature lovers. Cottage Code: CC213019.

  • 19th Century

Wold House Cottage

Nafferton, Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 10. Situated just 9 miles from Bridlington, this holiday home offers a hot tub, games room and shared use of an outdoor heated swimming pool (Easter to October), sauna, snooker room and fitness room. Cottage Code: IAO.

  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Deer Park

Scampston, nr. Malton, North Yorkshire.

Sleep 10. Set in parkland designed by Capability Brown, this miniature gothic folly castle offers unique and spacious holiday accommodation for up to ten. With a long and varied history, it enjoys uninterrupted views over the great park to Scampston Hall. Cottage Code: IZO.

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