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 Old Post Office

The Old Post Office, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0LA.

Set in the picturesque working village of Lanchester, this charming and characterful B&B has three individually designed en suite bedrooms and a large pretty garden with a courtyard. Breakfasts feature traditional fare with locally sourced produce.

  • 18th Century

The New Inn

The New Inn, Marsden, nr. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Warmly welcoming guests since 1787, The New Inn country pub and restaurant, now offers six beautifully renovated en suite rooms, some of which feature four-poster beds and whirlpool baths. Located in the village of Marsden, between Leeds and Manchester.

  • 18th Century

17 Burgate

17 Burgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AU.

Enjoy afternoon tea on arrival at this multi award-winning townhouse famous for its unparalleled customer service. Relax in front of the log fire or prop up the bar before exploring nearby York castle or historic Whitby.

  • 18th Century

Close House

Close House, Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle-u-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 0HT.

Located in the heart of a stunning Northumbrian country estate on the outskirts of Newcastle, Close House features luxurious B&B accommodation in 16 en suite rooms. Set in an elegant 18th century mansion, try a round or two on the 18 hole golf courses.

  • 18th Century

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn, Whittonstall, Northumberland, DH8 9JN.

Bordering the counties of Northumberland and Durham, The Anchor Inn stands in the village of Whittonstall, a short drive from Corbridge Roman fort. Built as a coaching inn in the 1700’s, it now offers four elegant bedrooms and an acclaimed restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Number 1 Hotel & Wine Lounge

Number 1 Hotel & Wine Lounge, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6LD.

Occupying a beautiful location in historic Wooler, No1 Hotel features a bar, restaurant and 7 bedrooms complete with roll-top baths. Dating back to 1671, this lovely building provides an ideal retreat after a long day walking in the Cheviot Hills.

  • 17th Century

The Manor House

The Manor House, Chillingham, Northumberland, NE66 5NP.

Standing adjacent to the 12th century Chillingham Castle, The Manor House B&B offers three en suite guest rooms which have all been restored to the highest standard. Dating from the 1700’s, this Grade II listed property serves an extensive breakfast menu.

  • 18th Century

Yellow House

Yellow House, West Woodburn, nr. Otterburn, Northumberland, NE48 2SB.

Set in the rugged Northumbrian countryside, the Yellow House Farm Bed and Breakfast offers 3 individually decorated en-suite rooms. A paradise for walkers and riders, stables and grazing are available for those travelling with their horses.

  • 18th Century

Abbots Leigh Bed and Breakfast

Rutland Street, Filey, North Yorkshire, YO14 9JA.

An ideal base for exploring the charming seaside resort of Filey, North Yorkshire, the Abbots Leigh offers tasteful, understated accommodation just minutes from the beach, gardens and bustling town centre.

  • 19th Century

Busfeild Arms

Busfeild Arms, East Morton, nr. Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD20 5SP.

Originally founded as the village school, this characteristic period building was converted into a public house in 1880. The Busfeild Arms now offers luxury accommodation in 3 beautiful rooms, with dinner available in the a-la-carte restaurant, or bar.

  • 19th Century