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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Broughton Hall

Broughton, nr. Skipton, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 32. Steeped in history, the 17 bedroomed Broughton Hall is a stately home in every sense of the word. Set in 3,000 acres of estate grounds, the house includes a library containing 5,000 books, a full size billiard table, stunning chandeliers and even a piano. Cottage Code: UKC2803.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 16th Century
  • Piano

Dale House Farm Cottage

Monyash, nr. Bakewell, Derbyshire.

Sleeps 2. Offering excellent riding and walking from the door, this characterful barn conversion provides stabling facilities for guests who wish to bring their own horse on holiday. Dating from the 1640s, it boasts a wealth of period features including exposed beams. Cottage Code: W7764.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Forest Cottage

Northwold, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4. Set on the owners’ 60-acre natural, unspoilt woodland grounds, this delightful holiday retreat offers direct access into Thetford Forest, Britain’s largest lowland pine forest. Offering guests extensive walks and bicycle trails from the garden gate, there is also horse riding on site. Cottage Code: CCCO.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

The Island Riding Centre – Marengo

Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 5 – 10. Located on the beautiful Isle of Wight, the Island Riding Centre combines a unique equestrian experience and a self-catering holiday destination. Set around a beautifully landscaped courtyard, the accommodation complex comprises 7 holiday properties. The livery yard can house 18 horses. Cottage Code: UKC2491.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Broomhill Farm Cottage

Pancrasweek, nr. Bude, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set on an 80-acre working organic farm, this well-appointed holiday cottage has been sympathetically converted from a traditional farm barn. Just a short drive from the golden beaches of the north Cornish coast, guests are free to explore the farm and help with the livestock. Cottage Code: 29912.

  • Fishing
  • 19th Century
  • Piano

Northolme Hall

Wainfleet All Saints, nr. Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 20. Together this imposing Georgian hall, along with a separate Elizabethan cottage can accommodate up to 20 guests. Set on the fringe of the medieval market town of Wainfleet All Saints, there is a private indoor swimming pool and many other leisure facilities to enjoy. Cottage Code: UKC2261.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Laythams Holiday Lets – Laythams Cottage

nr. Slaidburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set amidst beautiful scenery in Lancashire’s best kept secret, the Trough of Bowland, these two well-appointed holiday properties have carefully converted from a 17th century longhouse. Just 1½ miles from the historic village of Slaidburn. Cottage Code: E2625.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Eastnor Castle

Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL.

This dramatic, fairytale castle is nestled in the Malvern Hills and has magnificent views of the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. Only 2 and a half hours from London by car, the castle is an exclusive use only venue for a minimum of 10 guests.

  • 19th Century

Old Church Farm

Rudgeway, Gloucestershire, BS35 3SQ.

Set amidst the rolling south Gloucestershire countryside, this 16th century manor house is now open to the public for the first time as a boutique private hotel complete with conferencing facilities. Exuding Tudor charm and character, it now offers seven luxurious en suite rooms.

  • 16th Century

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

Escape to West Dean, full of character and set in acres of West Sussex countryside. A period country house and working college offering B&B, famous for its stunning gardens. Free WiFi, parking, gardens entry (value £8.25), outdoor pool & tennis court.

  • 17th Century