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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Leed Castle – Keepers House

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 10. This historic former gamekeeper’s house is hidden away in a valley by the River Len in the grounds of Leeds Castle, often referred to as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’. Entry to the castle and grounds is included during your stay. Cottage Code: 27985.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Farthingales – The Barn

Nonington, Dover, Kent.

Sleeps 4. This attractive oak barn is set in the heart of the Kentish countryside. Formerly a cart lodge, it retains many original features, beams and a superb galleried sitting area. It is located midway between Canterbury and Dover (both 8 miles). Cottage Code: PZV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Lower Dairy Barn

Climping, Littlehampton, West Sussex.

Sleeps 5. With its vaulted beamed living room and cosy wood-burning stove, this former barn has been carefully converted to provide spacious holiday accommodation. Found along an unmade lane, the large games room includes badminton and table tennis. Cottage Code: PQQH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Leeds Castle – The Guards House

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 6. Originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks, this Grade II listed Kentish cottage boasts an unusual curved front door. It is wonderfully located in the grounds of historic Leeds Castle, home to six medieval queens and one of Henry VIII’s palaces. Cottage Code: 27988.

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

Dairy Cottage

Bincknoll, nr. Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.

Sleeps 4. Ideally situated for exploring the pretty rolling countryside of Wiltshire, this well equipped barn conversion provides the perfect venue for a quiet, get away from it all break. Set on one level, there is livery and stabling available by arr. Cottage Code: 27175.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Sycamore Barn

Elmsted, nr. Ashford, Kent.

Sleeps 5. Surrounded by fields and woodlands, this attractive and comfortable barn conversion stands in a family-run sheep farm just 8 miles from the sea. For walkers, the North Downs Way is close by and Canterbury with its acclaimed cathedral, 10 miles. Cottage Code: PRG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 18th Century

Diablo

Castle Hedingham, Essex, .

Sleeps 10. Set on the fringe of picturesque village of Castle Hedingham with its timber-framed, medieval and Tudor buildings, this detached, single-storey holiday property enjoys private use of a heated indoor swimming pool – 3 hours per day. Cottage Code: W43233.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Saunders Oast Barn

Guestling, nr. Hastings, East Sussex.

Sleeps 9. Totally re-built following the great storm of 1987, this stylish 19th century barn now provides luxurious holiday accommodation, complete with a full size snooker table. Within easy reach of both historic Hastings and the medieval town of Rye. Cottage Code: PDDH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Oast House (Nutley)

Nutley, East Sussex.

Sleeps 8. Situated on the edge of Ashdown Forest, this unusual detached period barn boasting a wealth of exposed beams, nestles in 15 acres of grounds. Set in its own small garden area, it enjoys use of owner’s heated indoor swimming pool by arrangement. Cottage Code: PJJX.

  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

The Old Telephone Exchange

Sissinghurst, Kent.

Sleeps 2. Set in the heart of one of Kent’s most picturesque villages, this detached former telephone exchange has been carefully converted to provide unique and cosy holiday accommodation. Just a stroll from the NT’s famous Sissinghust Gardens. Cottage Code: 26972.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century