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 Timberyard – Woodmans Cottage

Puncknowle, Dorchester.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set in the peaceful conservation village of Puncknowle with the Jurassic Coast just 1½ miles away, these delightful holiday cottages have been finished to a high standard. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: DVM.

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

Quay End

Reedham, nr. Norwich, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. Overlooking the busy quay on the River Yare, this pretty cottage with its own south-facing sun terrace and garden furniture, lies in the charming Broadland village of Reedham. Dating back 150 years, it is comfortably furnished in cottage style. Cottage Code: ADJ.

  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Lakeside Hut

Gillingham, nr. Shaftesbury, Dorset.

Sleeps 2. Located on the Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire border, this extended shepherd’s hut sits peacefully on the banks of a carp lake. View the many and varied birdlife from the balcony of this delightful, extended holiday cabin. Cottage Code: W43465.

  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Old Mill at Littlebeck – The Old Mill

Littlebeck, nr. Whitby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2 – 7. These prestigious detached properties share beautiful grounds in a sheltered wooded valley and offer spacious holiday accommodation with shared use of a games room. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: IBD.

  • Games room
  • Boutique
  • Fishing
  • 18th Century

Halls Bank Farm

Arkleby, nr. Cockermouth, Cumbria.

Sleeps 9. Featuring its own private hot tub, this 17th-century sandstone farmhouse also enjoys shared use of an indoor swimming pool with sauna. Tastefully decorated and in a desirable location, the property is just four miles from the Solway Coast. Cottage Code: 13196.

  • Hot Tub
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

Shield Hill House

Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria.

Sleeps 11. Enjoying spectacular views from its superb fellside position, this 18th-century stone house has been renovated to a very high standard with large open fire, beams and rustic dining room. It is perfectly situated as a touring base. Cottage Code: LWH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Whitehouse Farm Barn

Heathcote, nr. Hartington, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 14. Enjoying beautiful views across the Dales, this spacious converted barn provides the ideal holiday venue for the larger family group. Set in the quiet hamlet of Heathcote, just 1¼ miles from the popular village of Hartington. Cottage Code: 16736.

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

Heckley Farm Cottages – Paddock Cottage

nr. Alnwick, Northumberland.

Sleeps 5. Furnished and equipped to provide comfortable holiday accommodation, these charming former farm workers cottages are set on a mixed working farm and offer DIY horse livery. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 15201.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Linley Farm Cottages – Dairy Cottage

St Osyth, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Carefully converted from traditional farm buildings, these six delightful holiday cottages lie tucked away in a quiet corner of Essex. With fishing and boating to be enjoyed on a nearby lake, historic Colchester is a short drive away. Cottage Code: 17977.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 19th Century

The Mill

nr. Ilminster, Somerset.

Sleeps 6. With its flagstone flooring and redundant wheel still in situ, this award-winning holiday property is considered to be the oldest mill house in Somerset. Lovingly converted, it is idyllically set beside the mill pond and island. Cottage Code: E4810.

  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century