Historic Accommodation in North West England

The North West of England includes the English Lake District, Cheshire and Lancashire. Visit Hadrian’s Wall or historic towns such as Chester. Explore the many mountains and fells, lakes and valleys which make this area one of the most popular tourist destination outside London.

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Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites

Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7BG.

Dating back over 400 years, Wizards Thatch features three self-contained Luxury 5 Star Suites. Ideal for a romantic break or for professionals seeking a truly unique experience, lie back and relax in one of the largest four-poster beds in Cheshire.

  • 16th Century

Barton School House

Pooley Bridge, Ullswater, Cumbria.

Sleeps 6. Converted from an attractive Victorian school building, complete with its original bell-tower, this single-storey holiday home is quietly situated close to magnificent Ullswater. A ten minute walk to the lakeside, with pub and shop ½ mile away. Cottage Code: ICK.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel

Lindeth Howe Country House Hotel, Bowness on Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JF.

A warm welcome awaits you at Lindeth Howe, a property once owned by Beatrix Potter! With its spectacular views over Lake Windermere, the hotel also boasts cosy log fires, a swimming pool, sauna, as well as fine dining in the 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 19th Century

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Great John Street Hotel

Great John Street, Manchester City Centre, M3 4FD.

This former Victorian school house has been totally transformed into a luxurious townhouse hotel, complete with a roof garden. Offering unique, individually styled bedrooms and suites, it stands next to Granada Studios.

  • 19th Century

King Street Townhouse

Upper King Street Conservation Area, Manchester City Centre, M2 4AW.

Set in a large Italian renaissance building, this baby grand hotel has been carefully updated to 21st century standards whilst retaining many of its historic features. Originally built in 1872, modern additions include a rooftop infinity spa pool and steam room.

  • 19th Century

Oakland Hall

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 10. This large gentlemen’s residence was one of the first to be built in Windermere following the opening of the town’s railway terminus in 1847. Offering panoramic views over the lake, Oakland Hall retains many Victorian features including its large stone mullioned stained glass windows. Cottage Code: CC127223.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Priory Manor

Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Built in 1869 as home for Manchester cotton trader William Carver, this Victorian Gothic Mansion offers guests the opportunity of experiencing luxurious and unique accommodation. Priory Manor enjoys shared access down to the shores of Windermere. Cottage Code: CC127047.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

All Hallows Nave House

Kendal , Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Just a short stroll from the heart of Kendal, this uniquely re-designed church retains many original features, including its stone mullioned stained glass window. Whilst the building itself dates from 1864, it was converted into three separate houses in 2002. Cottage Code: UK1123.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Old Chapel House

Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

Sleeps 8. Standing in the ancient market town of Barnoldswick, this 18th century former Baptist Chapel has been carefully converted to offer well appointed, contemporary holiday accommodation. Beamed throughout, to the rear is a pretty paved patio area. Cottage Code: UKC815.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 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

Tower House

Ambleside, Cumbria.

Sleeps 5. Just a stroll from the heart of Victorian Ambleside, Tower House is set within the front section of a listed church, complete with church tower. With its Gothic style windows, the cottage carefully blends modern luxuries with period features. Cottage Code: UK1064.

  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Station House

St Bees, Cumbria.

Sleeps 4. Set beside the scenic Cumbrian Coast Line, this former railway station waiting room has been sympathetically modernised to provide the perfect holiday retreat. Harking back to the days of steam, this period timbered building dates from 1849. Cottage Code: W44072.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

The Rookery

Roughlee, nr. Barrowford, Lancashire.

Sleeps 4. Set amidst several acres of rolling farmland, this detached stone cottage carefully blends features from the industrial history of Lancashire to provide truly unique holiday accommodation. There is also a private outdoor hot tub for six. Cottage Code: UKC971.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century