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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Quartermaster’s

Brancepeth, nr. Durham, Co. Durham

Sleeps 3. This bright and airy ground floor apartment is set within Brancepeth Castle, with exposed stone walls it offers extensive country views over the valley. With a history dating back to Saxon times, guests have access to some of the castle grounds. Cottage Code: UKC1983.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • 14th Century

Tickton Hall

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 13. Home to the Beverley Polo Club, the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate offers wonderful woodlands and parklands to explore, as well as a private outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub. The historic market town of Beverley lies close by. Cottage Code: UKC1006.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Waitby School

Waitby, nr. Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

Sleeps 7. Standing proudly on Waitby Fell, near Kirkby Stephen, this former village school has been carefully converted to offer luxurious holiday accommodation. Dating from the late 1600s, it retains many original features including the old school bell. Cottage Code: CC131123.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 17th Century

Tickton Hall – Tickton Hall Cottage

Beverley, East Yorkshire.

Sleeps 4 – 6. These four delightful, detached holiday properties sit at the end of a tree lined drive on the 110 acre Tickton Hall Estate, home to the Beverley Polo Club. Follow the link below to view other properties at this location. Cottage Code: W44279.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 20th Century

The Chapel

Kilnsey, nr. Skipton, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. With picturesque walks from the door, this delightful former chapel is set within the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. Steeped in history, it has been carefully converted to provide romantic holiday accommodation for two. Cottage Code: 30483.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

The Swaledale

Burton Fleming, nr Filey, Yorkshire.

Sleeps 2. Set on a working farm, this splendid shepherd’s hut features en suite shower room and four poster bed on the inside, whilst outside there is a gas BBQ and fire pit. After a long day’s exploring, relax in the hot tub with a glass of bubbly. Cottage Code: UK2067.

  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

Augill Castle

Augill Castle, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4DE.

Gothic towers, original staircases and four poster beds add to the fairytale romance of this turreted hideaway. Standing between Yorkshire and the Lake District, the castle is also perfectly situated for weekends away. On-site restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

The Green Dragon by Marston’s Inns

The Green Dragon, Welton, nr. South Cave, East Yorkshire, HU15 1NB.

Once a favourite stop-over for the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin, this 17th century coaching inn now features 11 comfortably furnished, en-suite rooms situated in the external stable block. Set in the pretty village of Welton, a short drive from Hull.

  • 17th Century

Beamish Hall Hotel

Beamish Hall Hotel, Beamish, Co. Durham, DH9 0YB.

This 13th century listed hall has now been transformed into an elegant hotel. Full of original features and maintaining it’s historic elegance, it is set within 24 acres of parkland. Close to the A1(M) and the city of Durham.

  • 12th Century

Crathorne Hall Hotel

Crathorne Hall Hotel, Crathorne, Yarm, North Yorkshire, TS15 0AR.

Recognised as one of Yorkshire’s grandest country house hotels, Crathorne Hall enjoys splendid views of the Leven Valley on the fringe of the Yorkshire Moors. Built in 1906, this magnificent Edwardian stately home now offers 37 stylish rooms and suites.

  • 20th Century