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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The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ.

The Royal is the Isle of Wight’s premier AA 4 Star hotel, as well as offering a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving excellent food and drink. Well positioned for exploring the island, especially with the nearby coastal walks.

  • 19th Century

The Lion Inn

The Lion Inn, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3JA.

Although the Lion has operated as a traditional pub for centuries, it has undergone a sympathetic transformation and now offers an elegant bistro-style restaurant with 15 spacious air-conditioned bedrooms. An independent hotel with a continental feel.

  • 15th Century

The Burlington

The Burlington, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3QL.

Blending Victorian period style with a contemporary interior, the lovingly refurbished Burlington occupies an idyllic position on Worthing promenade. Offering 26 well-appointed bedrooms, relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views from Gio’s bar & restuarant.

  • 19th Century

Salisbury White Hart Hotel

Salisbury White Hart Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SD.

Set in the heart of the city, this elegant Georgian hotel boasts modern rooms all with en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Guests can find a restaurant, specialising in British cuisine and an informal lounge serving light meals and cream teas.

  • 18th Century

Buxted Park Hotel

Buxted Park Hotel, Buxted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AY.

Located in the heart of Sussex, Buxted Park is one of the finest Georgian mansions in England and is set in 312 acres of parkland, where fallow deer roam free. It has played host to the rich and famous for centuries.

  • 18th Century

Ghyll Manor Country Hotel

Ghyll Manor Country Hotel, Rusper, Horsham, West Sussex, RH12 4PX.

Set in the pretty village of Rusper in the heart of the Sussex countryside, this elegant 17th century manor house ouzes character and style. All bedrooms are exquisitely decorated, and guests are welcome to explore the extensive landscaped grounds.

  • 17th Century

Wykeham Arms

Wykeham Arms, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9PE.

Tucked away in the quietest corner of the city, this unique 18th century inn is renowned for its charm, excellent food and fine wines. Retaining many original features, the Wykeham Arms has a range of individually-designed, luxury en-suite bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

St Leonards Hotel

St Leonards Hotel, Saint Leonards, Dorset, BH24 2NP.

Set on the edge of the New Forest, this traditional country house hotel features bright and airy rooms, many of which enjoy views of the large garden. Guests can sample a selection of traditional British food and wines from the relaxed restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

Balmer Lawn

Balmer Lawn, New Forest, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7ZB.

Set in the heart of the New Forest, where ponies and deer roam, Balmer Lawn boasts an AA Rosette-awarded restaurant and a fitness centre. The en-suite rooms are elegant and modern, and the extensive leisure facilities includes a swimming pool and gym.

  • 19th Century

Ashdown Park Hotel

Ashdown Park Hotel, Wych Cross, East Sussex, RH18 5JR.

This four star mansion dates back to the 19th century and is surrounded by lakes, gardens and woodland. The restaurant is award winning and there is an indoor swimming pool, steam rooms, an 18 hole golf course and two tennis courts.

  • 19th Century