Historic Accommodation in London & The Home Counties

Welcome to our selection of historic accommodation in London and the Home Counties. Our listings include historic hotels, cosy inns, country cottages in the Home Counties, apartments in London, bed and breakfast accommodation – even boats to hire for a holiday afloat cruising the Royal River Thames!

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The Pilot Inn

The Pilot Inn, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0BE.

Virtually on the steps of the O2 Arena, the 200 year old Pilot Inn blends contemporary comfort with rich history. Built in the early 1800s to serve the local coal workers, it now offers 10 beautiful, boutique bedrooms and a traditional pub restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Windmill on the Common

The Windmill on the Common, Clapham Common, Greater London, SW4 9DE.

Offering boutique accommodation over 29 stylish en-suite rooms, the historic Windmill stands in the heart of Clapham Common. With two underground stations nearby, Central London is easily accessible. A popular outside bar operates during the summer months

  • 18th Century

The Berkeley

The Berkeley, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL.

Combining 5-star luxury with an excellent location, The Berkley has been offering sublime service, style and cuisine for more than 100 years. Just a short walk from fashionable Knightsbridge shops and Hyde Park, guests enjoy free use of the health club.

  • 18th Century

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Ottershaw, nr. Woking, Surrey, KT16 0EL.

Taking its name from the 18th century politician Charles James Fox, this country mansion hotel is set in the heart of a 400-acre estate. The extensive leisure facilities include 2 championship golf courses, tennis and squash courts, and a health spa.

  • 18th Century

Frensham Pond Country House Hotel & Spa

Churt, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 2QD.

Featuring delightful views over the NT site of Frensham Great Pond, this charming 4-star country house hotel was once home to the Bishop of Winchester. With fifty-three beautifully designed bed rooms to choose from, enjoy laid-back lakeside fine dining in the Watermark Restaurant.

  • 15th Century

The Swan Hotel

Staines, Middlesex, Surrey, TW18 3JB.

Sitting serenely on the banks of the Thames, the recently refurbished Swan offers delightful river views, fine food and drink, as well as well-appointed accommodation in 15 beautiful double rooms. Relax on the riverside terrace before enjoying classic British cuisine in the stylish restaurant.

  • 16th Century


Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 8QX.

The very epitome of English high society, the former residence of the newspaper mogul Lord Beaverbrook is now offering 5-star hotel accommodation. Set in the heart of the Surrey Hills, the Garden Kitchen serves Anglo Italian dishes using locally sourced ingredients.

  • 19th Century

The Stag on the River

Godalming, Surrey, GU7 2QG.

Sitting on the banks of the River Wey in the charming village of Lower Eashing, this historic pub and inn dates back to 1400s. Bursting with character, the 7 beautiful bedrooms offer an elegant blend of history and contemporary décor.

  • 15th Century

Running Horses

Mickleham, nr. Dorking, Surrey, RH5 6DU.

Standing on the Old London Road to the south, in the pretty village of Mickleham, this former 16th century coaching inn and post house now boasts five wonderfully comfy en suite rooms and the Gatehouse. The pub’s menu features traditional, rustic British food.

  • 16th Century

The Foley

Claygate, Surrey, KT10 0LZ.

This traditional village inn has been welcoming guests since the 1780s; today it offers a relaxed informal hotel complete with 17 stylish boutique-style bedrooms, a friendly pub and dining room, serving fine English fayre and handmade puddings.

  • 18th Century

Hand and Spear

Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8TX.

Set in the heart of Weybridge, the Hand and Spear was built in 1830 for Lord King, Baron of Ockham, taking its name from his family crest. With 12 individually designed rooms, it serves proper pub food prepared from the freshest seasonal ingredients.

  • 19th Century

Vine Cottage

Vine Cottage, Crondall, nr. Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5RG.

Dating from the 17th and 18th centuries, this picturesque listed property stands on the fringe of Crondall village, a short drive from Farnham. Surrounded by a traditional cottage garden, it offers comfortable, well-appointed accommodation with a variety of breakfasts on offer.

  • 17th Century

Claridge House

Claridge House, Lingfield, Surrey, RH7 6QH.

Just a short drive from Gatwick Airport, this unique Quaker B&B offers comfortable and welcoming accommodation. A beautifully refurbished Victorian house that provides a perfect retreat for guests, with a vegetarian breakfast served each morning.

  • 19th Century