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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St Michael and All Angels

Hollocombe, nr. Chulmleigh, Mid-Devon

Sleeps 6. With its vaulted ceilings and stained glass windows, this beautifully restored 19th century church offers guests a unique and luxurious country retreat. Blessed with historic charm, it was originally commissioned by the Earl of Portsmouth and is situated in the quiet little hamlet of Hollocombe. Cottage Code: UKC1328.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Chapel

Holbeton, South Devon

Sleeps 8. Just a short drive from the fine sandy beach at Mothecombe, this elegant, stone-built former chapel now provides comfortable family accommodation in the heart of the small sleepy village of Holbeton. The fabulous arched windows ensure a light and airy feel to this unique property. Cottage Code: E3838.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Old Manor

Dunster, nr. Minehead, Somerset

Sleeps 11. Dating from the 1400s, this charming old manor house features a beamed great hall and its very own chapel. Just a stroll away from the beach, most of the character bedrooms benefit from en-suite facilities. Cottage Code: UKC927.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 15th Century

Long Range

Whimple, nr. Exeter, Devon.

Sleeps 18. With its own private, indoor, heated swimming pool and games room, this delightful holiday property sits on the fringe of the quiet Devonshire village of Whimple. Visit the nearby city of Exeter, with its medieval cathedral and Roman city walls. Cottage Code: UKC286.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 20th Century

The Old Guildhall

Corfe Castle, Dorset.

Sleeps 6. Dominated by its ruined castle, the village of Corfe Castle is constructed from the distinctive local grey Purbeck limestone. Connected to this, the Old Guildhall is thought to be the historic meeting place of the ancient order of stone cutters. Cottage Code: DCCU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

The Old School House

Veryan, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set in the heart of the picturesque Cornish village of Veryan, this thatched, former school house lies less than a mile from two of the best beaches on the lovely Roseland peninsula. Veryan is famous for its 19th century thatched roundhouses. Cottage Code: TT5.

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

Sunnylands Farm – The Old Dairy I

Uppington, Wimborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. Carefully converted from the farms old dairy, these three adjoining holiday cottages enjoy splendid views across West Dorset. Sunnylands Farm is just a short drive from Wimborne. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DZU.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 19th Century

Watermouth Castle

Watermouth Castle, Near Ilfracombe, Devon.

Sleeps 4 – 6. “With views over bays and cliffs from a castle stronghold – a unique holiday opportunity . . .”

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Axbridge at Sydney Wharf

Axbridge at Sydney Wharf, Bath, Somerset.

Cruise the Kennet and Avon Canal, starting from your base within Bath’s Sydney Gardens, just a short walk from the city’s centre. What better way to explore the beautiful Cotswolds than from the waterways!

The Hollies Hotel

The Hollies Hotel, Bower Hinton, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6LG.

Set in the heart of Somerset, this delightful hotel features spacious rooms with flat screen TV’s and free WiFi throughout. In the summer, why not dine in style on the terrace? During winter months guests can relax by the fireplace in the bar.

  • 17th Century