Historic Accommodation in Southern England

Visit awe-inspiring Stonehenge, wander among the Colleges, museums and shops of Oxford, or spend a weekend break in the beautiful New Forest. Explore Kent, the ‘Garden of England’, with its orchards, hops and vineyards. Visit magnificent Leeds Castle, Dover Castle, the Royal Pavilion at Brighton or perhaps the busy fishing port of Hastings with its atmospheric Old Town.

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Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle, nr. Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.

Feel like royalty with a luxurious break in this grand 900 year old castle hotel. With stylish spa bathrooms and a delightfully decadent restaurant, serving an eclectic menu of delectable dishes, this unique hotel offers a scenic spot second to none.

  • 11th Century

Bowlish House

Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5JD.

This Grade II listed Georgian house features 6 en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant, which serves a full English breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. A short walk from Shepton Mallet town centre and a 15 minute drive from Wookey Hole Caves.

  • 18th Century

Horsted Place Country House Hotel

Horsted Place Hotel, Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5TS.

With many of the bedrooms benefiting from views of the South Downs and the Sussex countryside, Horsted Place Hotel is a magnificent Victorian country house. There is an elegant candlelit restaurant serving modern English cuisine.

  • 19th Century

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The Island Riding Centre – Marengo

Newport, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 5 – 10. Located on the beautiful Isle of Wight, the Island Riding Centre combines a unique equestrian experience and a self-catering holiday destination. Set around a beautifully landscaped courtyard, the accommodation complex comprises 7 holiday properties. The livery yard can house 18 horses. Cottage Code: UKC2491.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Pub nearby
  • 20th Century

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

Escape to West Dean, full of character and set in acres of West Sussex countryside. A period country house and working college offering B&B, famous for its stunning gardens. Free WiFi, parking, gardens entry (value £8.25), outdoor pool & tennis court.

  • 17th Century

NorthCourt Manor

Main Road, Shorwell, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 3JG.

Experience high quality bed and breakfast accommodation set in Jacobean splendour, all surrounded by fifteen acres of stunning grounds. With three en-suite rooms on offer, guests are encouraged to enjoy the wonderful walking on our doorstep, or coastal walks just a couple of miles away.

  • 17th Century

The Old Kitchens

Totland, nr. Freshwater, Isle of Wight.

Sleeps 4. The former kitchen to the adjoining listed manor house, this wonderfully unique property now operates as a completely independent wing offering bright and spacious holiday accommodation. Weston Manor is surrounded by woodland and fields. Cottage Code: UKC2246.

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

Bleak House Broadstairs

Broadstairs, Kent. CT10 1EY

The former home of Charles Dickens now offers luxury bed and breakfast style accommodation, all with spectacular views over Viking Bay. Rich in cultural history, guests can stroll the private gardens before retiring to the sumptuous bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

The Hadlow Tower

High Street, Hadlow, Kent. TN11 0EG

Sleeps 6. Be part of your own fairy-tale journey with a stay in what is reputed to be the Tallest Gothic Folly in the World. This exclusive use property offers the most romantic setting in luxurious surroundings, all with panoramic views over the beautiful Kent countryside.

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

Scolfes

Hailsham, East Sussex. BN27 4SF.

A warm welcome awaits you at Scolfes B&B and Tea Shoppe. Dating from 1392, this Grade 2 listed building has been lovingly transformed and now offers 2 delightful family suites and a comfortable double room, all boast en-suite facilities.

  • 14th Century

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent. ME17 1PL.

Experience the life of a medieval knight before battle… under the cover of canvas with a difference… this night’s accommodation comes complete with a luxurious four poster bed and crisp cotton bedding. Each tent offers stylish furnishings and your evening feast can be served from the cast iron griddle over the open fire pit.

  • 20th Century

Bonningtons Stansted B&B

Bonningtons Guest House, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7SP.

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, Bonningtons is an historic listed building offering award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation just 2 miles from Bishops Stortford. The three en suite guest rooms are in a converted coachouse, which is separate to the main house.

  • 18th Century

That Amazing Place

That Amazing Place, Hubbards Hall, Harlow, Essex. CM17 0NH.

With 12 deluxe bedrooms, this boutique bed and breakfast is set in eight acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. Originally built in the 15th century, this former monastery has been lovingly refurbished.

  • 15th Century