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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Legacy Rose and Crown Hotel

Legacy Rose and Crown Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8JQ.

Dating back to the 1200’s, the Rose and Crown is set in an idyllic riverside location. Today it is a 4 star inn with free WiFi and with many original features still intact. Perfect for business or leisure.

  • 13th Century

Stanhill Court Hotel

Stanhill Court Hotel, Charlwood, Horley, Surrey, RH6 0EP.

This imposing Victorian house offers an award winning restaurant, four poster bedrooms, views spanning 20 miles, as well as being awarded the title of “Most Romantic Hotel” by the AA. The hotel offers a shuttle service to Gatwick Airport.

  • 19th Century

Eastwell Manor

Eastwell Manor, Boughton Lees, Ashford, Kent, TN25 4HR.

This historic country house hotel effortlessly blends bygone glory with modern luxury, and puts pampering and relaxation high on the agenda. Dine in the Manor restaurant with musical accompaniment from the resident pianist.

  • 16th Century

Powdermills Country House Hotel

Powdermills Hotel, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0SP.

Powdermills is a 18th Century listed Country House hotel in 150 acres of parks and woodlands, situated outside the historic town of Battle. The restaurant – the Orangery – is an award winning restaurant and is open for lunch and dinner.

  • 18th Century

The Old Red Lion Inn

The Old Red Lion, Horseheath, Cambridgeshire, CB21 4QF.

A former 18th century farm house, the Old Red Lion Hotel now boasts 12 well furnished en-suite rooms, all with satellite TV. Close to the historic market town of Saffron Walden, the period-designed restaurant serves meals using locally sourced produce.

  • 18th Century

Angmering Manor

Angmering Manor, Angmering, nr. Worthing, West Sussex.

Set in the heart of the historic village of Angmering, this 16th century manor house now offers 17 individually decorated and designed en suite rooms, as well as a heated indoor swimming pool. The à la carte restaurant serves fresh homemade food.

  • 16th Century

Mermaid Inn

Mermaid Inn, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7EY.

With its Norman cellars dating back to the 12th century, the Mermaid Inn was rebuilt in 1420 and now offers 31 charming en-suite rooms and an award winning restaurant. Steeped in history, there are secret passageways, wooden panelling and carved beds.

  • 15th Century

The Stag Hotel

The Stag Hotel, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7BE.

Just a short walk from the New Forest Museum and Visitor Centre, the 19th century Stag Hotel boasts a panelled restaurant serving fresh, locally sourced food from a varied menu. Each of the hotel’s eleven refurbished rooms includes an en suite bathroom.

  • 19th Century

New Park Manor Hotel

New Park Manor, Brockenhurst, New Forest, Hampshire, SO42 7QH.

New Park Manor is a former hunting lodge of King Charles II and is one of the very few country house hotels in the heart of the New Forest. Our Bath House Spa is available to all residential guests and includes an outdoor Canadian Hot Tub and indoor pool.

  • 17th Century

Nutfield Priory and Spa

Nutfield Priory and Spa, Nutfield, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 4EL.

This idyllic country mansion is ideal for a weekend break just outside of London. The recently refurbished bedrooms all feature widescreen TV’s, and there is a spa with a pool and gym. Boasts wonderful views over the surrounding Surrey countryside.

  • 19th Century