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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Greenlands Farmhouse

Barmby Moor, York, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 14. A 150-year-old detached farmhouse set within stunning landscaped gardens. Located in the sleepy hamlet of Barmby Moor, the property features an outdoor swimming pool and outdoor 6-seater hot tub. Cottage Code: IKZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Barn

Winksley Banks, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 6. Situated on the edge of Galphay village, just 10 minutes drive from Ripon, this delightful barn conversion has been carefully converted retaining many traditional features. There is an enclosed, private courtyard with hot tub. Cottage Code: 26170.

  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Woodlands Cottage

Risplith, Ripon, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 7. Blending contemporary furnishings with original features, this Grade II listed stone built property offers a wood-burning stove, enclosed garden and hot tub. Brimham Rocks and Fountains Abbey are just a short drive. Harrogate is 9 miles away. Cottage Code: IXM.

  • Hot Tub
  • Boutique
  • 17th Century

Gill Edge Cottages – 3 Gill Edge Cottage

Bainbridge, nr. Hawes, Yorkshire Dales.

Sleeps 4 – 12. These 3 holiday cottages have been skilfully converted from a stone barn and enjoy panoramic views. Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, the Wensleydale Trekking centre is based in the grounds. Can be booked together to sleep 8 or 12. Cottage Code: 19764.

  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Rising Sun Cottage

Aldwark, nr. Tollerton, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4. With its original beamed interior, this brick built former cart-shed has been carefully renovated and now features a woodburning stove and underfloor heating. Enjoying a peaceful rural setting, there is on-site coarse fishing on three lakes. Cottage Code: 25136.

  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel Retreat

Staindrop, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham.

Sleeps 12. Set in the heart of this pretty picture postcard village, this charming 19th-century chapel has been skilfully restored to retain character throughout. Enjoy a barbecue in the enclosed courtyard area, or a game of pool in the games room. Cottage Code: MTB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Honeysuckle Cottage

Beal, near Holy Island, Northumberland.

Sleeps 4. Part of a farm steading conversion, this beamed holiday cottage enjoys spectacular coastal and countryside views. Within the grounds is a communal rural grass tennis court. A shop and the Lindisfarne Hotel are just 500 yards away. Cottage Code: MUK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Corn Cottage

Fenham-le-Moor, nr. Belford, Northumberland.

Sleeps 4. A mere 500 metres from the stunning Northumbrian coastline, this former cart shed offers some spectacular views of Holy Island from its upper floors. One of a row and with its own enclosed garden, this is an ideal base for a relaxing holiday. Cottage Code: MOU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • 18th Century

Farne House Cottages – Farne Haven

Seahouses, Northumberland.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Set around a courtyard, just yards from a superb indoor heated swimming pool and sauna, the seven cottages at Farne House have been refurbished to extremely high standards. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: MDQ.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 20th Century

Mill Barn

Milfield Hill, nr. Wooler, Northumberland.

Sleeps 6. This newly converted farm steading is well placed for exploring the Scottish Border country and the Heritage coast, with Holy Island and Bamburgh both close by. The Cheviot Hills and Pennine Way provide great walking country. Cottage Code: MKX.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century