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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Wessex Royale Hotel

Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UP.

This charming Georgian hotel is set in an excellent location right in the heart of Hardy’s Dorchester. Dating from 1756, the Wessex Royale has retained many classic features including original fireplaces, panelling and a magnificent grand staircase.

  • 18th Century

Port Gaverne Hotel

Port Gaverne Hotel, Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3SQ.

With its antique furniture and other traditional features, no two bedrooms at this charming 17th century inn are the same. Located in the picturesque cove of Port Gaverne, the beach is just moments away and nearby Port Isaac is a five minute walk.

  • 17th Century

Churston Court Inn

Churston Court Inn, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0JE.

Olde Churston Court Inn is a magnificent manor house dating back to the 1100’s. It has been restored to effortlessly blend historic charm with contemporary comfort, and many rooms have four-poster beds. The a la carte restaurant serves candlelit dinners.

  • 12th Century

The Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8NB.

Overlooking the River Taw and just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast, the Imperial is Barnstaple’s only four-star hotel. In addition to the formal dining restaurant, there are more relaxed options available in the bar and terrace lounge.

  • 19th Century

The Langtry Manor Hotel

The Langtry Manor Hotel, Derby Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3QB.

Originally called the “Red House”, the hotel was built in 1877 by King Edward VII ( then Prince of Wales) as a home for his favourite mistress, the famous Lillie Langtry, as a permanent rendezvous whenever needed.

  • 19th Century

Bannatyne’s Charlton House Spa Hotel

Charlton House, Shepton Mallet, Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, BA4 4PR.

With its Individually designed bedrooms and fantastic spa treatments, Bannatyne’s Charlton House is one of the premier hotels in south-west England. Guests can enjoy the well equipped fitness studio, Finnish sauna, hydrotherapy pool and ice fountains.

  • 18th Century

The Globe

The Globe, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HR.

Situated in the heart of Topsham, this wonderfully renovated 16th century coaching inn blends period charm with modern comforts and offers 19 boutique-style en-suite rooms. With enticing menus, the daily specials make the most of fresh local ingredients.

  • 16th Century

Priory Lodge Hotel

Priory Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2BN.

Set in its own gardens overlooking the beach and town, this converted old vicarage now boasts an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium. With spacious en-suite rooms, the hotel’s bar and restaurant offers fine views of the Cornish coastline.

  • 20th Century

Pier House Hotel

Pier House Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ.

Dating from 1794, the Pier House Hotel’s spacious rooms blend traditional charm with modern en-suite bathrooms, many enjoy scenic views across St Austell Bay. Overlooking Charlestown Harbour, the hotel’s restaurant serves a modern British menu.

  • 18th Century

Sid Valley Country House Hotel

Sid Valley Country House Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0QJ.

Offering traditional elegance, this award winning country house hotel sits in 7 acres of outstandingly beautiful grounds, which include a heated outdoor swimming pool. The excellent restaurant serves home-prepared food using the best local produce.

  • 17th Century