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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Leeds Castle – Weir Cottage

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 2. Weir Cottage is a perfect riverside hideaway for two, and is located within the 500 acre estate at famous Leeds Castle, a stunning moated 900 year old castle. You have entry to the castle, grounds and Knight’s Realm playground during your stay. Cottage Code: 27987.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Fishing
  • 17th Century

The Olde Cart Lodge

Castle Hedingham, nr. Colchester, Essex.

Sleeps 5. With far reaching views over a valley towards Hedingham Castle, this spacious, renovated, detached cart lodge enjoys shared use of the owner’s 25-acre grounds. Local attractions include the Colne Valley Steam Railway, Sudbury, 7 miles. Cottage Code: BUT.

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

Oak Wood View

Bredgar, nr. Sittingbourne, Kent.

Sleeps 4. Offering a shared outdoor heated swimming pool and sauna (May-Sept), this detached holiday cottage sits quietly surrounded by landscaped grounds. Situated in the historic village of Bredgar, there is stabling and paddock available on request. Cottage Code: 30348.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Rushfields Barn

Poynings, nr. Brighton, East Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Just a 20-minute drive from the bustling seaside resort of Brighton, this detached single-storey barn is set within its own enclosed garden. Nestling at the foot of the South Downs, it has been completely renovated and furnished throughout. Cottage Code: P30.

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

Stable Cottage

Wisborough Green, nr. Billingshurst, West Sussex.

Sleeps 4. Located next to the owner’s farmhouse and stud farm, this tastefully presented holiday property enjoys shared use of an outdoor solar-heated swimming pool, avail by arr. Enjoy the wonderful walks which meander through 70-acres of grounds. Cottage Code: PNNY.

  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Shared pool
  • 19th Century

Leed Castle – Keepers House

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 10. This historic former gamekeeper’s house is hidden away in a valley by the River Len in the grounds of Leeds Castle, often referred to as ‘the loveliest castle in the world’. Entry to the castle and grounds is included during your stay. Cottage Code: 27985.

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

Farthingales – The Barn

Nonington, Dover, Kent.

Sleeps 4. This attractive oak barn is set in the heart of the Kentish countryside. Formerly a cart lodge, it retains many original features, beams and a superb galleried sitting area. It is located midway between Canterbury and Dover (both 8 miles). Cottage Code: PZV.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • 17th Century

Lower Dairy Barn

Climping, Littlehampton, West Sussex.

Sleeps 5. With its vaulted beamed living room and cosy wood-burning stove, this former barn has been carefully converted to provide spacious holiday accommodation. Found along an unmade lane, the large games room includes badminton and table tennis. Cottage Code: PQQH.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • 19th Century

Leeds Castle – The Guards House

Maidstone, Kent.

Sleeps 6. Originally a Napoleonic soldier’s barracks, this Grade II listed Kentish cottage boasts an unusual curved front door. It is wonderfully located in the grounds of historic Leeds Castle, home to six medieval queens and one of Henry VIII’s palaces. Cottage Code: 27988.

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

Dairy Cottage

Bincknoll, nr. Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire.

Sleeps 4. Ideally situated for exploring the pretty rolling countryside of Wiltshire, this well equipped barn conversion provides the perfect venue for a quiet, get away from it all break. Set on one level, there is livery and stabling available by arr. Cottage Code: 27175.

  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century