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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Little Court

Little Court, Charminster, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 9PZ.

This traditional Edwardian Country House is only 20 minutes from Dorset’s world famous Jurassic Coastline. The rooms themselves boast en-suite bathrooms and flatscreen TVs, as well as free Wi-Fi internet access. Outdoor pool and tennis court.

  • 19th Century

The Oxenham Arms Hotel

The Oxenham Arms Hotel, South Zeal, Devon, EX20 2JT.

Dating from the 12th century, the Oxenham Arms is one of the oldest inns in Devon and boasts 7 traditionally furnished rooms with charming original features. Built around the famous Zeal Menhir Standing Stone, Charles Dickens once stayed for a month.

  • 12th Century

The Chetnole Inn

The Chetnole Inn, Chetnole, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 6NU.

Set in the picturesque village of Chetnole, this traditional country inn offers three luxurious en-suite rooms with large, comfortable beds. Relax in the beer garden overlooking the rolling Dorset countryside before dining in the award-winning restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Penryn House

Penryn House, Polperro, Cornwall, PL13 2RQ.

Set in the beautiful fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall, Penryn House offers cosy en-suite accommodation, a tasty, plentiful breakfast and is only moments from the harbour and numerous cliff top walks.

  • 19th Century

The Northey Arms

The Northey Arms, Bath Road, nr. Bath, Wiltshire, SN13 8AE.

In the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, a short drive from Bath and Chippenham, this hotel combines traditional period features with an elegant, unfussy decor. Enjoy luxurious limestone wetrooms and complimentary tolietries, bathrobes and slippers.

  • 19th Century

Polhawn Fort

Polhawn Fort, Rame Head, Nr Torpoint, Cornwall, PL10 1LL.

Sleeps 20+. Polhawn Fort is a superb wedding venue and accommodation venue situated in a historic fort in Cornwall.

  • 19th Century

Boringdon Hall Hotel

Boringdon Hall Hotel, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 4DP.

Boringdon Hall Hotel is set in extensive grounds, close to the edge of Dartmoor National Park, close to Plymouth. Combining the atmosphere of a bygone era with the comforts of modern day living, Boringdon provides the very best of English hospitality.

  • 16th Century

Thornbury Castle

Thornbury Castle, Castle Street, Thornbury, Gloucestershire, BS35 1HH.

Built in 1511, Thornbury Castle is a magnificent Tudor castle-palace set in historic parkland. It is the only Tudor castle to operate as a hotel and restaurant in England. Enjoy regal dreams in the bedchamber where King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn slept.

  • 16th Century

Pentillie Castle and Estate

Pentillie Castle and Estate, nr Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6QD.

Located on the border between Devon and Cornwall, the family-run Pentillie Castle and Estate lies on the banks of the River Tamar. The nine en-suite boutique rooms offer flat-screen TVs, with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool available in the gardens.


Combe Martin, Devon.

Sleeps 6. Set in the heart of the small seaside village of Combe Martin, this well-appointed and comfortably furnished holiday cottage is just a short stroll from the delightful sandy beach. Within easy reach of the local shops, pubs and restaurants. Cottage Code: 29043.

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