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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Sentry Mead

Sentry Mead, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0BJ.

Offering high quality bed and breakfast accommodation in 11 traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, this wonderful Victorian villa is located in Totland Bay, just 120 yards from the beach. Walkers, cyclists and dog owners are all welcome.

  • 19th Century

East Pallant Bed & Breakfast

East Pallant B&B, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1TR.

A short stroll from Chichester’s Cathedral and Castle, East Pallant offers well-appointed accommodation in three stylish en-suite rooms. This elegantly furnished Georgian mansion is tastefully decorated and features a terraced garden, as well as a games room.

  • 18th Century

Great Ashley Farm B&B

Great Ashley Farm B&B, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2PP.

An award-winning B&B in the heart of Wiltshire. Cosy en-suite bedrooms and a stunning breakfast fresh from the Aga and full of local produce make this an ideal rural retreat.

  • 19th Century

House of Agnes

House of Agnes, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BN.

Mentioned by name in Dickens’ ‘David Copperfield’, this stunning B&B features the largest walled garden in Canterbury. Dating back to the 15th century, it offers 8 boutique style rooms in the main house and a further 8 modern stable rooms.

  • 15th Century

Le Chateau Japonais

Le Chateau Japonais, 2 Linton Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1TN.

Just a short walk from Hastings Beach, this intriguing French-Japanese guest house offers deep relaxing spa baths in each en-suite bedroom. Outside, guests can lie back and relax in the warm water of the heated Japanese-style spa pool.

  • 19th Century

The Angel & Blue Pig

The Angel & Blue Pig, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9AP.

Set in the quintessentially British coastal town of Lymington, the quirky Angel and Blue Pig has been offering accommodation to the weary traveller since the 13th century. The carefully designed en-suite bedrooms include lots of home-from-home comforts.

  • 13th Century

Channels Lodge

Channels Lodge, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3PT.

With many traditional features such as oak beams, log-burning fires and roll top baths, Channels Lodge stays true to its 15th century roots whilst providing all the modern luxuries one would expect. Also benefiting from an adjacent golf club and restaurant.

  • 15th Century

The Belmont

The Belmont, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AN.

Built as a gentleman’s residence, this imposing and unique building has been receiving guests since the late 1800’s. Offering adult only accommodation, it blends original Victorian elegance with modern comforts, including a solar heated swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

10to12 Folkestone

10to12 Folkestone, Folkestone, Kent, CT20 2EA.

Featuring contemporary accommodation in a beautiful traditional Victorian property, 10to12 is located in the heart of the port town of Folkestone. Using locally sourced ingredients, breakfast is served in the large sunny wood-panelled dining room.

  • 19th Century

Newport Quay Hotel

Newport Quay Hotel, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BA.

This grade II listed, four star guest accommodation sits in the centre of Newport just a short stroll to many bars and restaurants. Dating from the 17th century it is steeped in historical interest, why not treat yourself to a four poster room?

  • 17th Century