Historic Accommodation in the South West

Visit this region to enjoy the delights of the English Riviera, Devon Cream Teas, farmhouse cider, quaint little fishing villages, beautiful sandy beaches and rocky little coves. Inland, why not explore dramatic, beautiful Exmoor and Dartmoor, where wild ponies still roam free, or visit antique shops in one of the many historic towns and villages of this region. Explore Bath, a World Heritage Site, famous for it’s fine architecture and history.

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Bickleigh Castle

Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RP.

Bickleigh Castle is one of Devon’s most beautiful wedding venues and Bed and Breakfast breaks. This 14th Century castle nestles in a valley with 30 acres of lush green land. The River Exe runs through the grounds, perfect for fishing enthusiasts!

  • 14th Century

Woodbine Cottage

Mullion, Cornwall.

Sleeps 8. A short walk from Mullion Cove, this lovely stone cottage lies peacefully in a sunny sheltered garden. A haven for wildlife, the garden features a wooden summerhouse, lily pond and stream, as well as an octagonal gazebo / brick barbecue area. Cottage Code: GVP.

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

The Old Custom House

The Old Custom House, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL.

Overlooking Padstow’s medieval harbour, the Old Custom House features 24 light and elegant bedrooms, all with luxurious bathrooms, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant serves fresh local seafood in the evening, and award-winning breakfasts.

  • 19th Century

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Travellers Rest

Timberscombe, nr. Minehead, Somerset.

Sleeps 10. Dating from the 1600s, this semi-detached character cottage is full of charm with its stone floors and wooden beams. Tastefully furnished, it stands just a short drive from medieval Dunster with its magnificent 1,000 year old castle. Cottage Code: W40132.

  • Open Fire
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Chetnole Mill

Chetnole, Sherborne, Dorset.

Sleeps 5. With much of its original machinery still available to view, this former water powered corn and snuff mill has been lovingly converted to provide well-appointed holiday accommodation. Just a short stroll from the village green and award winning pub. Cottage Code: DGU.

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

Broomhill Farm Cottage

Pancrasweek, nr. Bude, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set on an 80-acre working organic farm, this well-appointed holiday cottage has been sympathetically converted from a traditional farm barn. Just a short drive from the golden beaches of the north Cornish coast, guests are free to explore the farm and help with the livestock. Cottage Code: 29912.

  • Fishing
  • 19th Century
  • Piano

Old Church Farm

Rudgeway, Gloucestershire, BS35 3SQ.

Set amidst the rolling south Gloucestershire countryside, this 16th century manor house is now open to the public for the first time as a boutique private hotel complete with conferencing facilities. Exuding Tudor charm and character, it now offers seven luxurious en suite rooms.

  • 16th Century

The Signal Box

Loddiswell Station, nr. Kingsbridge, Devon.

Sleeps 4. Standing on the route of the former G.W.R. ’Primrose Line’, the Signal Box has been carefully renovated and converted into a unique, detached holiday cottage. Set alongside the original train station, this property is a must for guests interested in railway heritage. Cottage Code: UKC1755.

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

Haven Cottage

Port Isaac, Cornwall.

Sleeps 4. Set in the very heart of this idyllic Cornish fishing village, Haven Cottage boasts an open fire and original flagstone floors. Famous as the picturesque setting for ITV’s comedy series ’Doc Martin’, Port Isaac is home to a variety of outstanding pubs and restaurants. Cottage Code: 28269.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Quirky
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

The Farmhouse, Caddy’s Corner Farm

Carnmenellis, betwix Falmouth and St Ives, Cornwall.

Sleeps 12. The perfect country retreat for extended family and friends, this traditional Cornish farmhouse offers comfortable and well-appointed holiday accommodation. Complete with its own private hot tub, it lies midway between the picturesque south coast and the more rugged north. Cottage Code: 27552.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Hot Tub
  • Pet friendly
  • 18th Century

Carneadon Farmhouse

St Thomas, nr. Launceston, Cornwall.

Sleeps 19. Set in its own private grounds, this listed farmhouse offers spacious guest accommodation with many character features including a feature fireplace, wood burner and two staircases. A second living room doubles as the games room with a large screen TV, Wii, Nintendo, air hockey and pool table. Cottage Code: 16692.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Games room
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th Century

Trethiggey Farmhouse

Quintrell Downs, nr. Newquay, Cornwall.

Sleeps 14. Boasting many period features including open fires, a 1950s Aga, original stone flooring and a dairy, this listed farmhouse stands alone in its own private landscaped meadow. Well appointed, it offers all modern comforts downstairs with six character bedrooms upstairs. Cottage Code: 28034.

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

Trew House

Stratton, Bude, Cornwall.

Sleeps 12. This grand, former farmhouse commands extensive views over the surrounding rolling countryside, yet is just a short drive away from the golden sands of Widemouth Bay. Offering spacious holiday accommodation, it is ideal for large family gatherings. Cottage Code: GY5.

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