Historic Hotels in the South of England

Although there aren’t many castle hotels in the south of England, this is more than made up for by the many country house hotels throughout Sussex, Kent and Hampshire. Don’t just take our word for it though… scroll down to see for yourself!

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Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa

Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa, Climping, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5RW.

Situated adjacent to lovely, undeveloped Climping beach near Arundel, this unusual hotel nestles amongst acres of gardens and features medieval architecture and gothic mullioned windows. There is also a luxurious spa.

  • 13th Century

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The Grange

The Grange, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AA.

A short walk from the pubs and restaurants of Shanklin’s old village, the 17 en-suite rooms are elegantly decorated in natural tones and most enjoy views of the sea or downs. The Grange boasts a spacious dining room, a bar area and an outdoor terrace.

  • 18th Century

Woodlands Lodge Hotel

Woodlands Lodge Hotel, Woodlands, New Forest, Hampshire, SO40 7GN.

Set in the idyllic surroundings of the New Forest and easily reached from both Southampton and Bournemouth, Woodland Lodge is perfect for both business and pleasure. The hotel also boasts a lovely restaurant serving good food and drink.

  • 19th Century

Bartley Lodge Hotel

Bartley Lodge Hotel, Cadnam, New Forest, Hampshire, SO40 2NR.

Bartley Lodge is an elegant country house hotel set in 8 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens in the New Forest. The hotel has an AA rosette restaurant, as well as an indoor pool and sauna. Free WiFi.

  • 18th Century

Wartling Place Country House Hotel

Wartling Place Hotel, Wartling, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1RY.

A charming, award winning Georgian B&B which is an ideal base for exploring East Sussex. Wartling Place Country House offers spacious, well appointed accommodation complete with king size and four poster beds, all mod cons and beautiful garden views.

  • 18th Century