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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Christ’s College Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 3BU.

First established in 1437, Christ’s College moved to its present site and was re-founded in 1505 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII. An oasis of calm in the heart of the city, it now offers adults only accommodation in one of the most historic buildings in the UK.

  • 15th Century

Jenningsbury Farm Cottages – Ash Barn

Hertford, Hertfordshire.

Sleeps 2. These three delightful holiday properties although surrounded by stunning countryside enjoy good train access to the many attractions of London. Very well decorated and furnished, they offer a perfect retreat for couples. Cottage Code: UKC1805.

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

Cider Barn

Hutton, nr. Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset.

Sleeps 3. Originally part of the Hutton Court Estate, the Cider Barn boasts well-appointed holiday accommodation just 3 miles from the Weston-super-Mare. Set in an AONB, it offers lovely rural views with woodland walks and stabling available. Cottage Code: 16608.

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

The Copse

Babcary, Somerton, Somerset.

Sleeps 2. Complete with its galleried bedroom, this spacious, detached barn conversion is ideally set to explore the historic delights of Somerset, including Georgian Bath, Glastonbury Tor, Cheddar Gorge and Wookey Hole. Stabling is available for four horses. Cottage Code: EWD.

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

Exmoor Farm Cottages – Swallows Nest

Wheddon Cross, nr. Minehead, Somerset.

Sleeps 2 – 4. Set around the owner’s small farmyard, these two delightful, detached stone cottages offer well-appointed and comfortably furnished holiday accommodation. In the heart of the National Park, nearby Wheddon Cross is the highest village on Exmoor. Cottage Code: 29648.

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

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent. ME17 1PL.

Experience the life of a medieval knight before battle… under the cover of canvas with a difference… this night’s accommodation comes complete with a luxurious four poster bed and crisp cotton bedding. Each tent offers stylish furnishings and your evening feast can be served from the cast iron griddle over the open fire pit.

  • 20th Century

Two Brewers Hotel

Two Brewers Hotel, Kings Langley, Hertfordshire. WD4 9BS.

The quintessential country pub set across from the village green, the Two Brewers exudes character and charm. Dating back to the 18th century, this countryside retreat offers 20 en suite bedrooms and a renowned restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Bonningtons Stansted B&B

Bonningtons Guest House, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7SP.

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, Bonningtons is an historic listed building offering award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation just 2 miles from Bishops Stortford. The three en suite guest rooms are in a converted coachouse, which is separate to the main house.

  • 18th Century

Rigsby`s Guest House

Rigsby`s Guest House, Hertford, Hertfordshire. SG14 1HZ.

Offering just five spacious, luxury en suite rooms, this imposing Georgian building stands in one of the best-rated locations in Hertford. Furnished in period style, all rooms feature digital TVs, iPod docking and wireless internet.

  • 18th Century

Feathers Inn

Feathers Inn, Wadesmill, Hertfordshire. SG12 0TN.

Set on England’s first turnpike (toll road), this well preserved 17th century coaching inn carefully blends original features with modern facilities. The charming restaurant serves a delicious old English menu to compliment the fine wines and real ales.

  • 17th Century