Historic Accommodation in North West England

The North West of England includes the English Lake District, Cheshire and Lancashire. Visit Hadrian’s Wall or historic towns such as Chester. Explore the many mountains and fells, lakes and valleys which make this area one of the most popular tourist destination outside London.

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Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites

Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7BG.

Dating back over 400 years, Wizards Thatch features three self-contained Luxury 5 Star Suites. Ideal for a romantic break or for professionals seeking a truly unique experience, lie back and relax in one of the largest four-poster beds in Cheshire.

  • 16th Century

Barton School House

Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Cumbria.

Sleeps 6. Converted from an attractive Victorian school building, complete with its original bell-tower, this single-storey holiday home is quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater. A ten minute walk to the lakeside, with pub and shop ½ mile away. Cottage Code: ICK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JF.

A warm welcome awaits you at Lindeth Howe, a property once owned by Beatrix Potter! With its spectacular views over Lake Windermere, the hotel also boasts cosy log fires, a swimming pool, sauna, as well as fine dining in the 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 19th Century

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Old Chapel House

Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

Sleeps 8. Standing in the ancient market town of Barnoldswick, this 18th century former Baptist Chapel has been carefully converted to offer well appointed, contemporary holiday accommodation. Beamed throughout, to the rear is a pretty paved patio area. Cottage Code: UKC815.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 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

Tower House

Ambleside, Cumbria.

Sleeps 5. Just a stroll from the heart of Victorian Ambleside, Tower House is set within the front section of a listed church, complete with church tower. With its Gothic style windows, the cottage carefully blends modern luxuries with period features. Cottage Code: UK1064.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Station House

St Bees, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set beside the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line, this former railway station waiting room has been sympathetically modernised to provide the perfect holiday retreat. Harking back to the days of steam, this period timbered building dates from 1849. Cottage Code: W44072.

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

The Rookery

Roughlee, nr. Barrowford, Lancashire.

Sleeps 4. Set amidst several acres of rolling farmland, this detached stone cottage carefully blends features from the industrial history of Lancashire to provide truly unique holiday accommodation. There is also a private outdoor hot tub for six. Cottage Code: UKC971.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Rookery Cottages – The Rookery Shepherd’s Hut

Haughton, nr Nantwich, Cheshire.

Sleeps 2. Set deep within Cheshire’s rolling countryside, this modern take on the traditional shepherd’s hut blends rustic charm with modern comforts, including its very own wooden hot tub. Just a short drive away from the Roman walled city of Chester. Cottage Code: UKC188.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Wrenbury Mill Marina

Wrenbury Mill Marina, Wrenbury, Cheshire.

Your base is a delightful wharf on the outskirts of a quiet Cheshire village on the Llangollen Canal. Cruise across the world-famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, one of the wonders of Britain’s inland waterways. All the narrowboats are carefully designed with quality fittings, with a choice from two to ten berths.

Heritage Narrow Boats

Heritage Narrow Boats, South of Congleton, Cheshire.

An ideal base from which to explore the beautiful canals of northwest England. The Cheshire Ring, the Four Counties Rin,g the magnificent Macclesfield, the historic Caldon and the serene Shropshire Union Canals offer some of the finest cruising available.

Rookery Hall Hotel & Spa

Rookery Hall Hotel, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 6DQ.

Set in 38 acres of Cheshire countryside, Rookery Hall dates back to the early 19th century and is now a four star country house hotel. Dine in the hotel’s award winning restaurant, and relax in the spa which boasts an indoor swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

The Chester Grosvenor

The Chester Grosvenor, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1LT.

Boasting a prestigious Michelin starred restaurant and individually decorated, luxurious rooms, this award-winning 5-star hotel stands in the heart of Chester. The Grosvenor Spa features 5 luxury treatment rooms, steam room, salt grotto and foot baths.

  • 19th Century