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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Bath Arms

Bath Arms, Horningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7LY.

This stylish 4 star hotel has recently commissioned Miv Watts, the noted interior designer, to create colourful and unusual rooms with distinctly individual looks. Features a 2 AA rosette restaurant, treatment rooms and relaxing rural surroundings.

  • 17th Century

Lansdowne Hotel

Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4EE.

With original Victorian features, the Lansdowne Hotel lies opposite the Western Lawns, just 200 metres from Eastbourne beach. Featuring antique furniture and traditional decor, some of the en-suite rooms enjoy views across the seafront.

  • 19th Century

Manor House Hotel

Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14 7HR.

The Manor House in Castle Combe is a wonderfully decadent four star hotel which dates back to the 1300’s. Don’t miss the Michelin starred Bybrook Restaurant which is headed up by Richard Davies. Easily access from the M4 motorway.

  • 14th Century

Royal Beach Hotel

Royal Beach Hotel, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 0RN.

Just yards from the beach, the Royal has stood on Southsea’s promenade since 1866. Offering magnificent views across the Solent, the attractive rooms include a full en-suite bathroom. Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and D-Day Museums are within easy reach

  • 19th Century

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

Bath Lodge Castle

Bath Lodge Castle, Norton Saint Philip, Somerset, BA2 7NH.

Set in beautiful grounds, once an ancient deer forest, this magnificent towered castle boasts a stylish pavilion with an outdoor hot tub and relaxing sauna. This 5-star boutique hotel now offers 10 luxurious en-suite bedrooms, just 15 minutes from Bath.

  • 19th Century

Cottage Lodge

Cottage Lodge, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7SH.

Located in the charming New Forest village of Brockenhurst, the multi award-winning Cottage Lodge boasts 15 cosy, en suite bedrooms. Boasting beautiful period features, parts of the building date back to 1650.

  • 17th Century

West Dean College

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

Escape to West Dean, full of character and set in acres of West Sussex countryside. A period country house and working college offering B&B, famous for its stunning gardens. Free WiFi, parking, gardens entry (value £8.25), outdoor pool & tennis court.

  • 17th Century