Historic Accommodation in Middle England

The beautiful Peak District offers excellent opportunities for walking and rambling amidst spectacular scenery. Visit the magnificent stately homes of the Dukeries. And of course, for those white knuckle rides, Alton Towers is the place to go! Choose a B&B, country hotel or cosy cottage as your base in Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire or Lincolnshire.

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Henley Cottage

The Acton Scott Estate, nr. Church Stretton, .

Sleeps 5. A holiday cottage with a difference, Henley Cottage invites you to step back in time. The decor throughout is exactly as it would have been for the cottage’s 19th century inhabitants, complete with cast-iron kitchen range & fireside tin bath. Cottage Code: ROO4.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Garden Hotel

The Garden Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD.

Set in Uppingham, a market town between Leicester and Peterborough, this cosy guesthouse has a quirky, traditional decor. Soak up the sun in the lovely garden, drink in hand (courtesy of the hotel bar!) or enjoy more active pursuits at nearby Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

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Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Hotel, Normanton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8RP.

This luxurious hotel offers a quaint charm of elegance and an old English aristocratic feel. Boasting excellent food and beautiful water view accommodation, it stands within extensive 18th century parkland on the shores of Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

Makeney Hall

Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0RS.

On the doorstep of the Peak District and just a short drive from Derby, this former Victorian country mansion retains many charming period features. Set in extensive landscaped gardens, Makeney Hall now offers 46 elegantly decorated bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Saracens Head Hotel

Saracens Head Hotel, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6BX.

As mentioned in Charles Dickens’ first novel, The Pickwick Papers, this 400 year-old inn has been recently refurbished and now offers excellent standards of comfort and service. Set on the Roman Watling Street, just a short walk from Towcester Racecourse.

  • 17th Century

Thoresby Hall Hotel

Thoresby Hall Hotel, Nr Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH.

This Grade I listed house combines gracious rooms with fine dining and superb entertainment, all in a building that dates back to the 1700s. Try the luxurious spa or simply relax in the 30 acres of landscaped gardens.

  • 18th Century

Barnsdale Hall Hotel

Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AB.

Featuring breathtaking views of Rutland Water, Barnsdale Hall Hotel dates back to 1890. Originally built as a hunting lodge, today it offers an AA Rosette restaurant, as well as extensive spa and leisure facilities.

  • 19th Century

Risley Hall Hotel

Risley Hall Hotel, Risley, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3SS.

Risley Hall dates back to the 1000’s, and is set in seven acres of lovely gardens. The hotel is famous for it’s cuisine, and also offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The 16 bedrooms are all individually decorated.

  • 11th Century

Alexandra Court Hotel

Alexandra Court Hotel, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4HN.

Set in a beautiful Victorian building, this exclusive, boutique-style hotel features 15 en-suite rooms and a superb à la carte restaurant. Sympathetically renovated in keeping with the Victorian period, the Alexandra Court lies close to Congleton.

  • 19th Century

The Aviator Hotel

The Aviator Hotel, Sywell Aerodrome, Sywell, Northamptonshire, NN6 0BN.

Step back in time to a bygone age of aviation in this 1930s Art Deco building. Formerly a Clubhouse and Officers Mess, The Aviator now offers 50 well appointed, en suite bedrooms, a bar and an informal themed restaurant overlooking the airfield.

  • 20th Century

Fawsley Hall

Fawsley Hall, nr. Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN11 3BA.

Dating from Tudor times, Fawsley Hall has hosted some important visitors over the years, including King Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. Set in 2,000 acres of landscaped parkland, this beautiful country house hotel offers a modern health club and spa.

  • 15th Century

Rothley Court Hotel

Rothley Court Hotel, Rothley, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE7 7LG.

This lovely country manor comes complete with lovely gardens, a babbling brook and even an ancient chapel! Offering excellent value for money, the hotel has 30 comfortable bedrooms with flat screen TV’s.

  • 16th Century