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 Principal Manchester

Oxford Street, Manchester City Centre, M60 7HA.

One of the most prestigious buildings in the city, the Principal Manchester was originally the headquarters of the Refuge Assurance Company. Dating from 1891, this magnificent red brick and terracotta building has been beautifully restored and now offers luxurious 4-star hotel accommodation.

  • 19th Century

Great John Street Hotel

Great John Street, Manchester City Centre, M3 4FD.

This former Victorian school house has been totally transformed into a luxurious townhouse hotel, complete with a roof garden. Offering unique, individually styled bedrooms and suites, it stands next to Granada Studios.

  • 19th Century

King Street Townhouse

Upper King Street Conservation Area, Manchester City Centre, M2 4AW.

Set in a large Italian renaissance building, this baby grand hotel has been carefully updated to 21st century standards whilst retaining many of its historic features. Originally built in 1872, modern additions include a rooftop infinity spa pool and steam room.

  • 19th Century

NorthCourt Manor

Main Road, Shorwell, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 3JG.

Experience high quality bed and breakfast accommodation set in Jacobean splendour, all surrounded by fifteen acres of stunning grounds. With three en-suite rooms on offer, guests are encouraged to enjoy the wonderful walking on our doorstep, or coastal walks just a couple of miles away.

  • 17th Century

Oakland Hall

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 10. This large gentlemen’s residence was one of the first to be built in Windermere following the opening of the town’s railway terminus in 1847. Offering panoramic views over the lake, Oakland Hall retains many Victorian features including its large stone mullioned stained glass windows. Cottage Code: CC127223.

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

Oxnead Hall – The North Wing

Oxnead, nr. Aylsham, Norfolk.

Sleeps 8. Built by one of Henry VIII’s naval captains, the elegant Oxnead Hall stands in magnificent landscaped grounds. The North Wing of the hall is available for guests’ exclusive use, boasting four elegant bedrooms, including a grand master bedroom complete with four-poster bed. Cottage Code: UKC495.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • 16th Century

RAF Wainfleet – The Tower

Friskney, nr. Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 4 – 6. One of four properties at RAF Wainfleet, this former observation tower offers truly unique holiday accommodation, with the added advantage of a private hot-tub. Steeped in history, follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: UKC1178.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Signal Box

Loddiswell Station, nr. Kingsbridge, Devon.

Sleeps 4. Standing on the route of the former G.W.R. ’Primrose Line’, the Signal Box has been carefully renovated and converted into a unique, detached holiday cottage. Set alongside the original train station, this property is a must for guests interested in railway heritage. Cottage Code: UKC1755.

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

Priory Manor

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Built in 1869 as home for Manchester cotton trader William Carver, this Victorian Gothic Mansion offers guests the opportunity of experiencing luxurious and unique accommodation. Priory Manor enjoys shared access down to the shores of Windermere. Cottage Code: CC127047.

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

All Hallows Nave House

Kendal , Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Just a short stroll from the heart of Kendal, this uniquely re-designed church retains many original features, including its stone mullioned stained glass window. Whilst the building itself dates from 1864, it was converted into three separate houses in 2002. Cottage Code: UK1123.

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