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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The West Wing

Capheaton Hall, Northumberland.

Sleeps 8. Home to the Swinburne family since the 13th century, this historic country house stands in landscaped parkland and woodland. Extensively restored, The West Wing provides luxurious holiday accommodation surrounded by delightful antiques. Cottage Code: MVZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 13th Century

Cherry Tree Cottage

Bellerby, Wensleydale, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 6. This delightful 300-year-old stone Yorkshire Dales cottage retains much character with exposed beams, window seats and cast-iron fireplace. Set on the edge of a pretty village green, a real ale inn is within walking distance. Cottage Code: IHD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Bowlees Cottages – Auckland Cottage

Wolsingham, nr. Crook, County Durham.

Sleeps 5 – 7. These delightful cottages offers the remoteness of a country retreat with the added advantages of a shared indoor swimming pool, hot tub and sauna. Private sessions available. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: 26689.

  • Games room
  • Hot Tub
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

Cam Beck Cottage

Kettlewell, Skipton, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4. Set alongside a small trout stream, this delightful cottage offers an open fire, jacuzzi bath and sunny garden. It is situated in the picturesque village of Kettlewell in the heart of the Dales. Shops 250 yards, pubs and restaurants 500 yards. Cottage Code: 1793.

  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

The Ashes

Low Dinsdale, Co. Durham.

Sleeps 10. Set in 130 acres of picturesque grounds, this former granary has been lovingly converted to provide charming holiday accommodation. With the River Tees running through the grounds, guests can enjoy fishing and a host of other activities, by arr. Cottage Code: W42308.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

White Rose Cottage

Fylingthorpe, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. With commanding views over countryside and coastline, this stone cottage has been thoughtfully renovated and enjoys its own small garden. Set in a peaceful location on a 200 acre estate, it is just 2 miles from picturesque Robin Hood’s Bay. Cottage Code: IHP.

  • Close to Sea
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel

Baldersdale, Barnard Castle, Co. Durham.

Sleeps 2. With stunning views over open moorland, this former chapel exudes character. Peacefully set close to the Pennine Way at the heart of the Durham Dales, it provides an excellent base for walking and cycling, or exploring the Yorkshire Dales. Cottage Code: KYM.

  • Quirky
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Harbourway

Craster, Northumberland.

Sleeps 8. This beautiful 19th century former fisherman’s cottage makes the ideal location for a family holiday. The spacious living room featues a wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace, and the bay picture window enjoy commanding views of the harbour. Cottage Code: MPD.

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

The Anchorage

Staithes, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4. Occupying an idyllic location on the quayside at Staithes, this traditional cottage offers lovely views over the harbour, which was once one of the largest fishing ports on England’s north east coast. Try your hand at some fossil hunting on the beach. Cottage Code: W404.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Sunnyside

Sandsend, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 5. Enjoying stunning views over a valley to the sea, this delightful 18th century cottage is just a few hunderd metres from the beach. A stroll away from the inns and tearooms of picturesque Sandsend, follow a three mile sandy beach to Whitby. Cottage Code: IQZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century