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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Ely Hotel

Ely Hotel, Yateley, Berkshire, GU17 9LJ.

With its friendly atmosphere, this traditional English country hotel and pub offers 35 spacious bedrooms including home comforts such as crisp white linen, comfy duvets and fluffy towels. Just a short distance from the M3 and 5 minutes from Farnborough.

  • 17th Century

Castle Hotel

Castle Hotel, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1DS.

The 18th century Castle Hotel offers 19 bright, modern rooms all with private bathrooms. The hotel’s restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced produce with a full á la carte menu and daily specials. The 11th century Devizes Castle is a short stroll away.

  • 18th Century

The White Cliffs Hotel

The White Cliffs Hotel, St Margarets-at-Cliffe, Dover, Kent, CT15 6AT.

Situated just ten minutes drive from Dover, this hotel still ranks as one of White Cliffs Country’s best-kept secrets. Dating back to the 16th century, this Kentish weather-boarded inn lies in the heart of picturesque St.Margaret’s-at-Cliffe.

  • 16th Century

The Grand Brighton

The Grand Brighton, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 2FW.

Set on the beautiful Brighton coastline, the Grand, Brighton is a masterpiece of Victorian splendour and offers 201 well equipped, bright and spacious en-suite rooms. The GB1 Seafood Restaurant serves a fine selection of fresh fish and sea food.

  • 19th Century

The Clarence Boutique Hotel

The Clarence Hotel, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 2LQ.

This Edwardian residence has been stylishly converted to offer an Adults only boutique hotel. Set just a few hundred metres from the seafront and close to all of Portsmouth’s attractions, the eight individually styled rooms feature luxury bathrooms.

  • 18th Century

The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4EQ.

This five star luxury retreat is undeniably one of England’s finest coastal hotels. It boasts two award winning restaurants, luxurious bedrooms, indoor and outdoor pools and is within easy reach of Gatwick Airport.

  • 19th Century

Westcliff Hotel

Westcliff Hotel, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 7QW.

Set high on a clifftop location offering spectacular views over the Thames Estuary, this magnificent Victorian building dates from 1891. The individually decorated, en-suite rooms boasts a classic boutique English style, some with views of the seafront.

  • 19th Century

Roundabout Hotel

Roundabout Hotel, West Chiltington, Pulborough, West Sussex, RH20 2PF.

On the fringe of the delightful village of West Chiltington, home to three established vineyards, the Roundabout Hotel offers 26 spacious en suite rooms. With open log fires and exposed beams, the restaurant serves fine food with a traditional twist.

  • 16th Century

The Bell Inn Hotel

The Bell Inn Hotel, Brook, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7HE.

Surrounded by peaceful scenery in the heart of the New Forest, the Bell Inn enjoys a history dating back to 1782. With an established reputation for quality food and wine, the 27 spacious rooms each boast a modern private bathroom.

  • 18th Century

Lainston House Hotel

Lainston House Hotel, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 2LT.

Lainston is an elegant 17th century country house hotel set in over 60 acres of parkland. It is full of historic charm whilst also offering the latest in contemporary elegance. Close to Southampton, Winchester, Stonehenge and the New Forest.

  • 17th Century