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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Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock

Park Inn by Radisson Thurrock, Thurrock, Essex, RM16 5UE.

Set in 6 acres of beautifully tended grounds, this former Georgian manor house offers a warm welcome along with excellent food and service. With Central London just 20 minutes away, Park Inn has modern, refurbished, air-conditioned bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Stanton House Hotel

Stanton House Hotel, Stanton Fitzwarren, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6 7SD.

Nestling in the peaceful Wiltshire countryside, this idyllic stone country house is just 10 minutes from Swindon and the M4 Motorway. The hotel’s restaurant serves European and Japanese dishes amid elegant decor, overlooking a lake and parkland.

  • 19th Century

Ockenden Manor Hotel and Spa

Ockenden Manor, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5LD.

This delightful Elizabethan Manor House lies in 9 acres of grounds in one of the prettiest villages in England. Ockenden Manor’s comprehensive spa facilities and swimming pool, is complimented by its renowned and award winning restaurant.

  • 16th Century

The Brickwall Hotel

The Brickwall Hotel, Sedlescombe, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0QA.

The Brickwall Hotel stands overlooking the village green in the pretty East Sussex village of Sedlescombe. Originally built in the sixteenth century, this is now a quintessential country hotel. Lovely sun terrace overlooking the garden.

  • 16th Century

The George In Rye

The George In Rye, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7JT.

Dating from 1575, the George comfortably blends old and new to create an atmosphere which is relaxed, informal and individual. Set in the heart of the medieval town of Rye, this luxury, stylish hideaway offers 34 elegant, well-designed en-suite rooms.

  • 16th Century

The Montagu Arms

The Montagu Arms, Beaulieu, Hampshire, SO42 7Z.

Boasting cosy, homely character and picturesque gardens, this outstanding country house in the New Forest dates back to 1742. Offering excellent customer care and personal service, the restaurant serves fine local ingredients in its classic dishes.

  • 18th Century

The White Star Tavern

The White Star Tavern, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 3DJ.

Dating from the 19th century, this 5-star boutique inn is located in Southampton’s historic maritime district. Renovated in 2007, it blends original features with modern comforts and has received 2 AA Rosettes for the quality of its great-value food.

  • 19th Century

Pilgrim Inn

Pilgrim Inn, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 4WU.

The beautifully thatched Pilgrim Inn enjoys a peaceful rural location, overlooking lush, green fields. The 14 en-suite rooms are individually furnished and decorated, each with their own unique and distinctive boutique style, some with four-poster beds.

  • 18th Century

The White Hart

The White Hart, Great Yeldham, Essex, CO9 4HJ.

With its open fireplaces and original wooden beams, this traditional 15th century inn sits on the Essex – Suffolk border, just 10 miles from Braintree. The award-winning White Hart features a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving local, seasonal produce.

  • 15th Century

Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa

Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa, Climping, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5RW.

Situated adjacent to lovely, undeveloped Climping beach near Arundel, this unusual hotel nestles amongst acres of gardens and features medieval architecture and gothic mullioned windows. There is also a luxurious spa.

  • 13th Century