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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Well Cottage

Upper Castle Combe, Wiltshire.

Sleeps 6. Dating back to the 16th century, Well Cottage retains much charm with exposed beams and inglenook fire. Set above Castle Combe on a tranquil private lane, it has been finished to a high standard in a contemporary country style. Cottage Code: DVD.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Water Tower

Bearsted, nr. Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 4. This former water tower once provided the village with its supply of H2O. Lovingly converted, it now offers unique holiday accommodation in spacious circular rooms set over two floors. With direct trains to London from nearby Bearsted Station. Cottage Code: 13684.

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

Tiplen Green Farmhouse – Tiplen Green Barn

Clanfield, nr. Hambledon, Hampshire.

Sleeps 2 – 4. Tastefully converted from a south-facing barn, these two beautifully presented properties, set in the South Downs National Park, have been equipped to a high standard. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: DNG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Thornden Farm – The Old Stable

Ashburnham, Battle, East Sussex.

Sleeps 2. These two heavily beamed cottages date back to the 16th century. Sympathetically converted with wood-burning stove in inglenook fireplace. Two village pubs within 1.5 miles. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: PG7.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Sandy Ridge

Holland-on-Sea, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 8. Set opposite the beach in the seaside town of Holland-on-Sea, this spacious detached holiday property features a sunny lawned garden, complete with an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub. The ideal setting for a traditional family seaside holiday. Cottage Code: 29127.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

The Thatched Barn

Smarden, Kent.

Sleeps 11. This stunning, thatched 17th-century barn has been thoughtfully converted to a high standard. Standing detached, it is ideally situated on the edge of the picturesque village of Smarden, once a centre for the thriving English wool industry. Cottage Code: PBBY.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Linley Farm Cottages – Dairy Cottage

St Osyth, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Carefully converted from traditional farm buildings, these six delightful holiday cottages lie tucked away in a quiet corner of Essex. With fishing and boating to be enjoyed on a nearby lake, historic Colchester is a short drive away. Cottage Code: 17977.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

Salters Cottage

Boldre, nr. Lymington, Hampshire.

Sleeps 8. Steeped in history, this delightful 16th century holiday property boasts many original features including its beamed ceilings and original inglenook fireplaces. Within the beautifully maintained grounds sits an outdoor heated swimming pool. Cottage Code: DDDF.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

Drovers Cottage

East Meon, Hampshire.

Sleeps 2. Located in a breathtaking setting, this attractive brick and flint cottage makes a romantic and peaceful retreat. Having been totally renovated, it offers well-presented accommodation, just a short walk away from the two village pubs. Cottage Code: PAAV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Mill House

Calbourne, Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 6. Set in 10 acres of rolling landscaped gardens, this attractive stone holiday cottage is located within Calbourne Water Mill, one of the island’s most popular family attractions. Step back in time and observe the traditional flour making process. Cottage Code: PBBK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century