Historic Accommodation in North East England

Amongst some of the most beautiful and unspoilt countryside and coastline in England, you will find many reminders of the history of this area such as Hadrian’s Wall, castles, cathedrals etc. Cross the causeway and visit 7th Century Holy Island (Lindisfarne). Take a trip into Durham City with its ancient castle and cathedral, now a World Heritage Site. Explore the North Yorkshire National Park and the Dales; visit the atmospheric village of Haworth, home of the Brontë sisters. Explore the fascinating city of York with its Minster, many historic buildings and museums.

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Swinton Park

Swinton Park, Masham, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 4JH.

An exclusive 31 bedroom luxury castle hotel, Swinton Park is a Grade II listed building, dating from the 1600’s. Lavishly furnished, this is a unique opportunity to enjoy a stately home experience in one of the highest rated hotels in Yorkshire.

  • 17th Century

The Old Folly

The Old Folly, Hunmanby, North Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. Built in the early 1800’s as a ruin, today this gatehouse has been converted into a wonderful and unique set of two holiday homes. Perfect for exploring the North Yorkshire Moors and coastline (Filey is only 3 miles away). Cottage Code: IJQ.

  • Close to Sea
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Eshott Hall

Eshott Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9EN.

Built in the 1600’s, Eshott Hall offers stunning, well appointed suite-style bedrooms and elegant communal areas. Enjoy a stroll around the beautiful grounds and sample the superb menu full of local ingredients, some of which are straight from the garden!

  • 17th 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

Garrison Hotel

635 Penistone Rd, Hillsborough Barracks, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Converted from a former military guardhouse and Grade II listed, this iconic building simply oozes history and character. The hotel boasts comfortable en-suite rooms, bar and restaurant as well as glorious gardens and grounds.

  • 19th Century

Padley Farm B&B

Dungworth Green, Bradfield, South Yorkshire S6 6HE

Situated in the quiet village of Dungworth, yet just 20 minutes drive from Sheffield city centre, Padley Farm offers comfortable guest rooms, free WiFi and a hearty breakfast in the morning. Dog friendly.

  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century


30 Ward Street, Penistone, South Yorkshire S36 6EP

Welcome to Lyndene on the edge of the Peak District. This welcoming B&B offers rooms with flat-screen TV and private bathroom. There are several restaurants and bars close by. A perfect base for exploring the stunning Peak District.

  • 19th Century

Lamb & Lion Inn

Lamb & Lion Inn, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7EH.

Rebuilt in 1756 following a fire, the Lamb & Lion adjoins Bootham Bar, one of the four main entrances to the Roman fortress. The inn now offers 12 classic en suite bedrooms and serves AA Rosette food in a delightful parlour-style restaurant.

  • 18th Century


Middletons, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DS.

Named in honour of Dame Anne Middleton who funded the building of the former hospital in 1659, Middletons now comprises 56 comfortable guest bedrooms, an elegant restaurant and fitness centre with gym. All quietly located in the heart of York.

  • 17th Century

The Churchill Hotel

The Churchill Hotel, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7DQ.

Set in the heart of the city, this listed Georgian mansion stands in beautiful, tranquil grounds. Dating from around 1827, it blends original character with modern luxury and features many artefacts associated with Winston Churchill.

  • 19th Century

Guy Fawkes Inn

Guy Fawkes Inn, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HP.

The birthplace of the infamous conspirator Guy Fawkes, this city centre inn now offers thirteen individually decorated en suite bedrooms. Dine by candle and gas light in the restaurant which serves AA Rosette food.

  • 15th Century

The Principal York

The Principal York, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1AA.

A reminder of the golden age of steam, the 5-star Principal York is set adjacent to the railway station and was completed in 1878, a year after the new station opened. Boasting views across its private gardens to the majestic York Minster, it offers stylish modern rooms and a heated indoor pool.

  • 19th Century

Grays Court

Grays Court, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7JH.

With a history dating back to the 11th century, Grays Court is one of the most historic buildings in England. Blending ageless character with modern comfort, the luxurious boutique rooms provide the ideal romantic retreat.

  • 11th Century