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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Drakes Hotel

Drakes Hotel, 43-44 Marina Parade, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1PE.

Voted in the ‘Top 50 New Boutique Hotels’ in the World by ‘Conde Nast Traveller’. Drakes is never stuffy or formal, but is about relaxed glamour, an escape from everyday life, and total relaxation – when you stay at Drakes, the thinking is done for you.

  • 19th Century

The Wight Mouse Inn

The Wight Mouse Inn, Chale, Isle of Wight, PO38 2HA.

Featuring spectacular views over the English Channel, the 17th century Wight Mouse Inn is peacefully set in the village of Chale, a short drive from Ventnor. With spectacular coastal walks all around, the 10 en-suite rooms enjoy a sea or woodland view.

  • 17th Century

Cavendish Hotel

Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4DH.

Set on Eastbourne’s Grand Parade, the Cavendish boasts wonderful views over the English Channel. The hotel’s leisure club includes a spa, fitness centre and a sauna offering a selection of aromatherapy steam rooms. A short walk from the railway station.

  • 19th Century

Cooden Beach Hotel

Cooden Beach Hotel, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 4TT.

Boasting direct access to the beach in the peaceful village of Bexhill-on-Sea, this privately owned hotel is set in two acres of landscaped grounds. The hotel’s leisure centre comprises a swimming pool, hot tub, sauna and steam room.

  • 20th Century

Littlecote House Hotel

Littlecote House, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 OSU.

Dreamily beautiful historic Littlecote House has hosted both King Charles II and Queen Elizabeth I. Perfect for a romantic break for two as no children are allowed!

  • 13th Century

Milford Hall Hotel & Spa

Milford Hall Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3TE.

Situated close to the heart of this ancient city, Milford Hall successfully blends traditional English hospitality with modern facilities. Originally a Georgian mansion house, the hotel now offers 45 well-equipped rooms and a locally renowned restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Farnham House Hotel

Farnham House Hotel, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5ER.

This delightful hotel is full of character and charm. It is situated in peaceful surroundings, and includes a tennis court. Good restaurant and bar, as well as lovely gardens to explore. Only three minutes from Farnham town centre.

  • 18th Century

The Seaview Hotel And Restaurant

The Seaview Hotel And Restaurant, Seaview, Isle of Wight, PO34 5EX.

Set by the sea in the heart of the small Edwardian resort of Seaview, the hotel offers a chic coastal getaway. For discerning foodies, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant serves British dishes made with produce from its own farm.

  • 20th Century

Alexander House Hotel

Alexander House Hotel, Turners Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH10 4QD.

On the borders of Sussex and Surrey, this luxurious 5-star boutique hotel and spa is just 6 miles from Gatwick. Set in rolling parkland, this 17th century former manor house now offers an extensive range of leisure facilities and a 3 rosette restaurant.

  • 17th Century

The White Hart

The White Hart, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6HF.

Set within the pretty village of Stockbridge, this former 15th century coaching Inn has been converted to provide modern, comfortable accommodation with character and many period features. The restaurant enjoys a reputation for good home-cooked food.

  • 15th Century