Historic Accommodation in England

From the rolling hills of the Cotswolds to the majestic shoreline of the Jurassic Coast, England is famous throughout the world for its history and heritage. Why not make the most of it by staying at a historic castle, country house hotel or cottage?

Simply scroll down to browse our selection of historic accommodation in England, or alternatively you can use the search box at the top of the page.

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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

Beechfield House Hotel

Beechfield House Hotel, Beanacre, near Bath, Wiltshire, SN12 7PU.

This lovely Victorian country house is set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds, and is one of the finest luxury hotels near Bath. It boasts an AA rosette restaurant and a lovely heated pool. That is also a treatment room on site.

  • 19th Century

The Lamb Inn

Great Rissington, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2LP.

The Quintessential country inn! Enjoy log fires, oak beams and four poster beds at the Lamb Inn. This characterful Inn dates back to the 18th century and is located in the Windrush Valley, in the heart of the picturesque Cotswolds.

  • 18th Century

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Tardebigge Marina

Tardebigge Marina, Tardebigge, Worcestershire.

Offering a wide selection of cruising routes for both the novice and the more experienced boater, Tardebigge Marina occupies a picturesque setting in rural Worcestershire. Close to the famous Tardebigge Flight, the longest flight of locks in the UK, the modern and spacious fleet can sleep from two to twelve people.

Heyford Wharf

Heyford Wharf, Lower Heyford, Oxfordshire.

Explore the beautiful Cotswolds, the dreaming spires of Oxford City and the pretty South Oxford Canal as you cruise past canalside pubs and villages. Heyford Wharf offers wide selection of immaculately maintained narrowboats for couples, families and larger groups.

Wayford Park

Wayford Park, Wayford Bridge, Norfolk.

These houseboats are moored beside a well maintained grass meadow along the picturesque River Ant in the beautiful Norfolk Broads. Enjoy fishing from your very own houseboat, or simply explore the upper reaches of this peaceful river. These well-designed and comfortable houseboats can sleep up to six people.

Gayton Marina

Gayton Marina, Blisworth Arm, Gayton, Northamptonshire.

Cruising routes from Gayton are typified by rolling Northamptonshire arable landscapes, punctuated by towns and villages, all easily accessible from the canal-side. Situated on the mighty Grand Union, Gayton is close to many of the canal’s striking historic features. The immaculately maintained fleet can sleep from four to twelve people.

Bradford Wharf

Bradford Wharf, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire.

This is a very historic site with the original wharf building and dry dock still standing. Cruise the stunning scenery of the Kennet and Avon Canal towards the Roman city of Bath, or through the picturesque Vale of Pewsey to the famous Caen Hill Locks. Bradford Wharf has a wide selection of narrowboats available for hire.

Hilperton Marina

Hilperton Marina, Trowbridge, Wiltshire.

Cruise east from your base along the picturesque Kennet and Avon Canal to the famous flight of locks at Caen Hill, or explore westwards towards the pretty, historic market town of Bradford on Avon. Hilperton’s elegant narrowboats provide the perfect vantage point from which to enjoy the scenery.

Rugby Wharf

Rugby Wharf, Rugby, Warwickshire.

Explore the Grand Union Canal, the North Oxford Canal or the Leicester Ring from your base in Rugby. Cruise through the pretty Warwickshire countryside, past canal-side pubs and inns. Rugby Wharf has a wide selection of immaculately maintained narrowboats available for hire.

The Greenway Hotel & Spa

The Greenway Hotel & Spa, Shurdington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4UG.

Nestling in the beautiful Cotswold hills, yet close to historic Cheltenham, this elegant Elizabethan manor and spa combines traditional countryside charm with modern luxury. Enjoy fine dining in the award-winning restaurant, or relax in the luxurious spa.

  • 16th Century

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

The Talbot Hotel

The Talbot Hotel, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EA.

Set in the heart of the historic town of Oundle, The Talbot has been welcoming weary travellers since 628AD. Rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of Mary Queen of Scots, this recently refurbished hotel now combines the past with 21st century facilities.

  • 16th Century