Historic Accommodation in Southern England

Visit awe-inspiring Stonehenge, wander among the Colleges, museums and shops of Oxford, or spend a weekend break in the beautiful New Forest. Explore Kent, the ‘Garden of England’, with its orchards, hops and vineyards. Visit magnificent Leeds Castle, Dover Castle, the Royal Pavilion at Brighton or perhaps the busy fishing port of Hastings with its atmospheric Old Town.

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Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle, nr. Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.

Feel like royalty with a luxurious break in this grand 900 year old castle hotel. With stylish spa bathrooms and a delightfully decadent restaurant, serving an eclectic menu of delectable dishes, this unique hotel offers a scenic spot second to none.

  • 11th Century

Bowlish House

Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5JD.

This Grade II listed Georgian house features 6 en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant, which serves a full English breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. A short walk from Shepton Mallet town centre and a 15 minute drive from Wookey Hole Caves.

  • 18th Century

Horsted Place Country House Hotel

Horsted Place Hotel, Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS.

With many of the bedrooms benefiting from views of the South Downs and the Sussex countryside, Horsted Place Hotel is a magnificent Victorian country house. There is an elegant candlelit restaurant serving modern English cuisine.

  • 19th Century

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Bleak House Broadstairs

Broadstairs, Kent. CT10 1EY

The former home of Charles Dickens now offers luxury bed and breakfast style accommodation, all with spectacular views over Viking Bay. Rich in cultural history, guests can stroll the private gardens before retiring to the sumptuous bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

The Hadlow Tower

High Street, Hadlow, Kent. TN11 0EG

Sleeps 6. Be part of your own fairy-tale journey with a stay in what is reputed to be the Tallest Gothic Folly in the World. This exclusive use property offers the most romantic setting in luxurious surroundings, all with panoramic views over the beautiful Kent countryside.

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

Scolfes

Hailsham, East Sussex. BN27 4SF.

A warm welcome awaits you at Scolfes B&B and Tea Shoppe. Dating from 1392, this Grade 2 listed building has been lovingly transformed and now offers 2 delightful family suites and a comfortable double room, all boast en-suite facilities.

  • 14th Century

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent. ME17 1PL.

Experience the life of a medieval knight before battle… under the cover of canvas with a difference… this night’s accommodation comes complete with a luxurious four poster bed and crisp cotton bedding. Each tent offers stylish furnishings and your evening feast can be served from the cast iron griddle over the open fire pit.

  • 20th Century

Bonningtons Stansted B&B

Bonningtons Guest House, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7SP.

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, Bonningtons is an historic listed building offering award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation just 2 miles from Bishops Stortford. The three en suite guest rooms are in a converted coachouse, which is separate to the main house.

  • 18th Century

That Amazing Place

That Amazing Place, Hubbards Hall, Harlow, Essex. CM17 0NH.

With 12 deluxe bedrooms, this boutique bed and breakfast is set in eight acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. Originally built in the 15th century, this former monastery has been lovingly refurbished.

  • 15th Century

The Elvetham

Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hampshire RG27 8AS

This stunning mansion dates back to the 1800’s and is only 40 miles from London. Rich in history and with 35 acres of immaculate grounds, this 72 bedroom hotel is perfect for a weekend break. Exclusive use for weddings possible.

  • 19th Century

Scrag Oak Oast

nr. Wadhurst, East Sussex.

Sleeps 6. This traditional oast house, once used to dry locally grown hops, has been totally transformed to offer delightful holiday accommodation for up to six people. Set in the High Weald AONB, it offers spectacular views over the rolling countryside. Cottage Code: PUUD.

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

Tatters Barn

Coggeshall, nr. Braintree, Essex.

Sleeps 4. Hard to believe that this beautifully presented converted barn, once lived up to its name, and was used to store potatoes. Set on the owner’s working farm, it now features original beams and spiral stairs leading to two gallery style bedrooms. Cottage Code: UKC690.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • 18th Century

Leafwood Oast

Bells Yew Green, nr. Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

Sleeps 2. Beamed throughout, this unusual first floor oast house conversion was once used for drying hops as part of the brewing process. Typically found in the former hop growing areas of Kent and Sussex, it now offers comfortable holiday accommodation. Cottage Code: 23316.

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