Historic Accommodation in the South West

Visit this region to enjoy the delights of the English Riviera, Devon Cream Teas, farmhouse cider, quaint little fishing villages, beautiful sandy beaches and rocky little coves. Inland, why not explore dramatic, beautiful Exmoor and Dartmoor, where wild ponies still roam free, or visit antique shops in one of the many historic towns and villages of this region. Explore Bath, a World Heritage Site, famous for it’s fine architecture and history.

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Bickleigh Castle

Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RP.

Bickleigh Castle is one of Devon’s most beautiful wedding venues and Bed and Breakfast breaks. This 14th Century castle nestles in a valley with 30 acres of lush green land. The River Exe runs through the grounds, perfect for fishing enthusiasts!

  • 14th Century

Woodbine Cottage

Mullion, Cornwall.

Sleeps 8. A short walk from Mullion Cove, this lovely stone cottage lies peacefully in a sunny sheltered garden. A haven for wildlife, the garden features a wooden summerhouse, lily pond and stream, as well as an octagonal gazebo / brick barbecue area. Cottage Code: GVP.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Custom House

The Old Custom House, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL.

Overlooking Padstow’s medieval harbour, the Old Custom House features 24 light and elegant bedrooms, all with luxurious bathrooms, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant serves fresh local seafood in the evening, and award-winning breakfasts.

  • 19th Century

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BridgeHouse, Beaminster, Dorset, DT8 3AY.

Atmospheric thirteenth-century former priest’s house deep in unspoilt Thomas Hardy and River Cottage country. Crackling log fires, oak beams and candles echo the medieval building, whilst the facilities (WiFi, new bathrooms etc) are entirely up to date.

  • 13th Century

Porth Avallen Hotel

Porth Avallen Hotel, Carlyon Bay, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3SG.

The Porth Avallen Hotel is set in a wonderful clifftop location overlooking Carlyon Bay. 28 well appointed bedrooms and delightful cuisine. Also perfect for walkers as the SW Coastal Path is just yards from the hotel.

  • 19th Century

Exmoor White Horse Inn

Exmoor White Horse Inn, Exford, Somerset, TA24 7PY.

This 16th century coaching inn now offers warmly furnished rooms as well as freshly prepared, locally sourced food in its restaurant. Set within the stunning Exmoor National Park, restaurant specials may include fresh local trout or game from the moors.

  • 16th Century

St Leonards Hotel

St Leonards Hotel, Saint Leonards, Dorset, BH24 2NP.

Set on the edge of the New Forest, this traditional country house hotel features bright and airy rooms, many of which enjoy views of the large garden. Guests can sample a selection of traditional British food and wines from the relaxed restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

The Jamaica Inn

The Jamaica Inn, Altarnun, Cornwall, PL15 7TS.

Made famous by Daphne du Maurier’s novel of the same name, this legendary coaching inn now offers 16 en-suite rooms and 2 cosy bars. Full of character with its beamed ceilings, open fires and real ales, the beautiful gardens overlook Bodmin Moor.

  • 18th Century

Boscundle Manor

Boscundle Manor Hotel & Spa, Boscundle, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RL.

Boscundle Manor is a small country house hotel in a beautiful wooded setting about 1 mile from the sea with luxury accommodation and extensive facilities. In addition to the outdoor pool, there is an indoor heated swimming pool and a hot tub.

  • 18th Century

The Fowey Hotel

The Fowey Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1HX.

This award winning hotel is set right by the water’s edge, close to the heart of the pretty Cornish town of Fowey. The public rooms all offer panoramic views of the historic harbour and estuary, as do many of the individually decorated, en-suite rooms.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Duchy Hotel

The Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NX.

Just metres from sandy beaches, Falmouth’s leading four-star hotel offers elegantly furnished en-suite bedrooms, a 2 AA Rosetted restaurant, an indoor pool, sauna and treatment room. Enjoying an unrivalled seafront setting, overlooking Falmouth Bay.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Bath Hotel

The Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EW.

The Royal Bath is a magnificent Victorian hotel, uniquely positioned on Bournemouth’s famous sea front with spectacular panoramic views across the bay and out to the English Channel. Swimming pool, sauna and steam room

  • 19th Century

The Kings Harbour Hotel

The Kings Arms Hotel, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1DT.

This boutique hotel overlooks Christchurch’s castle ruins and is situated on Dorset’s World Heritage Coast. The Georgian building blends original character with 21st century luxury, with each of the en suite bedrooms featuring luxury beds and power showers.

  • 18th Century