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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The Winchester Royal

The Winchester Royal, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8BS.

With its origins dating back to the 14th century, and originally a refuge for Benedictine Monks, the Winchester Royal is now a charming hotel situated in the heart of Winchester.

  • 16th Century

Orsett Hall

Orsett Hall, Orsett, Essex, RM16 3HS.

This luxurious 4-star hotel boasts a fully equipped gym and a spa, offering a range of relaxing and therapeutic treatments. The luxurious, individually designed rooms all enjoy views over the 12 acre grounds and surrounded beautiful Essex countryside.

  • 17th Century

Royal Wells Hotel

Royal Wells Hotel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 8BE.

Set in a commanding position overlooking Tunbridge Wells Common, each of the 23 en suite rooms have been individually designed complete with period furnishings. Queen Victoria often stayed at the hotel when she was princess at the beginning of the 1800’s.

  • 18th Century

The Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa

The Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9NH.

Set in the historic town of Midhurst, the Spread Eagle is an award winning hotel with individually decorated bedrooms, some with four poster beds. Winner of the Johansens Award 2012 for Most Excellent Value for Money.

  • 15th Century

Hotel du Vin Tunbridge Wells

Hotel du Vin, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 2LY.

This grade II listed mansion is set in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells. Dating from the 16th century, the building now offers 34 wonderfully decorated bedrooms. The garden terrace enjoys stunning views over to Calverley Park.

  • 18th Century

The Shelleys Hotel

The Shelleys Hotel, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1XS.

Tracing origins back to 1588, this Grade II listed property blends modern facilities with Georgian décor and features. A short walk from the Lewes Rail Station, a full à la carte menu is served in the hotel’s award-winning restaurant, or on the terrace.

  • 16th Century

Lucknam Park Hotel – Relais & Chateaux

Lucknam Park Hotel, Colerne, Nr Bath, Wiltshire, SN14 8AZ.

Lucknam Park is a five star hotel with a Michelin starred restaurant, and is theideal hotel for those that want a luxury escape near Bath. All of the bedrooms are individually designed, and there is a newly opened spa with a swimming pool.

  • 17th Century

Ivy Hill Hotel

Ivy Hill Hotel, Margaretting, Essex, CM4 0EH.

A former Victorian country house, Ivy Hill has been sympathetically extended and refurbished, and now offers modern en-suite accommodation across 33 rooms. Standing in 9 acre grounds in the village of Margaretting, between Chelmsford and Brentwood.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ.

The Royal is the Isle of Wight’s premier AA 4 Star hotel, as well as offering a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving excellent food and drink. Well positioned for exploring the island, especially with the nearby coastal walks.

  • 19th Century

The Lion Inn

The Lion Inn, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3JA.

Although the Lion has operated as a traditional pub for centuries, it has undergone a sympathetic transformation and now offers an elegant bistro-style restaurant with 15 spacious air-conditioned bedrooms. An independent hotel with a continental feel.

  • 15th Century