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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The Old Bakery

Little Downham, Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Sleeps 7. Within a 30-minute drive of the city of Cambridge, this pretty detached cottage was once the village bakery. Now totally renovated, it provides a spacious, bright and airy holiday home, providing all modern amenitites. Cottage Code: RW6.

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

The Farmhouse

Newent, nr. Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 10. Just a stroll away from the historic market town of Newent, this traditional period farmhouse retains many original features including a cosy inglenook fireplace. Outside, there is a shared heated swimming pool and tennis court. Cottage Code: 29328.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 18th Century

The Anchorage

Staithes, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4. Occupying an idyllic location on the quayside at Staithes, this traditional cottage offers lovely views over the harbour, which was once one of the largest fishing ports on England’s north east coast. Try your hand at some fossil hunting on the beach. Cottage Code: W404.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Hunting Lodge

Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire.

Sleeps 2. Set in the grounds of a listed mill house, this enchanting detached holiday property features use of the owners’ tennis court and outdoor swimming pool (by arr). Outside is a pretty, enclosed garden with trout fishing available from the grounds. Cottage Code: NQ4.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Alminstone House

Woolsery, nr. Bideford, Devon.

Sleeps 22. A delightful, spacious house on the edge of the quiet rural hamlet of Woolsery, just a short drive from the breathtaking North Devon beaches. This imposing property is the perfect choice for family gatherings with its own enclosed gardens. Cottage Code: 16940.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

The Farmhouse

Cromer, Norfolk.

Sleeps 7. This detached brick and flint farmhouse is set on the edge to the popular seaside town of Cromer, just 10 minutes’ distance from the promenade, pier and sandy beach. With its own enclosed lawned garden, it makes an excellent holiday venue. Cottage Code: CZW.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Lady’s Field House

Pensax, nr. Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.

Sleeps 6. Boasting its own large pretty garden, leading directly to the water’s edge, this spacious detached house enjoys a peaceful setting on the edge of a village. A haven for wildlife, fun fishing is available on the private unfenced lake. Cottage Code: RNI.

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

Sunnyside

Sandsend, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 5. Enjoying stunning views over a valley to the sea, this delightful 18th century cottage is just a few hunderd metres from the beach. A stroll away from the inns and tearooms of picturesque Sandsend, follow a three mile sandy beach to Whitby. Cottage Code: IQZ.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

The Garden House

Atlow, nr. Carsington, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 4. Ideally set in tranquil Peakland countryside, this 16th century barn conversion has its own garden and enjoys shared use of extensive 5½ acre grounds. Just 1½ miles from Carsington Water and 4 miles from the Tissington Trail. Shops 2 miles. Cottage Code: QWB.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pet friendly
  • 16th Century

The Retreat

Uploders, Bridport, Dorset.

Sleeps 10. Just 3 miles from the beach, this listed thatched former barn features its very own indoor heated swimming pool and games room. Surrounded by lovely countryside, this very comfortable property has its own lawned area and patio. Cottage Code: DGN.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Swimming pool
  • 18th Century