Historic Accommodation in England

From the rolling hills of the Cotswolds to the majestic shoreline of the Jurassic Coast, England is famous throughout the world for its history and heritage. Why not make the most of it by staying at a historic castle, country house hotel or cottage?

Simply scroll down to browse our selection of historic accommodation in England, or alternatively you can use the search box at the top of the page.

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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

Beechfield House Hotel

Beechfield House Hotel, Beanacre, near Bath, Wiltshire, SN12 7PU.

This lovely Victorian country house is set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds, and is one of the finest luxury hotels near Bath. It boasts an AA rosette restaurant and a lovely heated pool. That is also a treatment room on site.

  • 19th Century

The Lamb Inn

Great Rissington, Bourton on the Water, Gloucestershire, GL54 2LP.

The Quintessential country inn! Enjoy log fires, oak beams and four poster beds at the Lamb Inn. This characterful Inn dates back to the 18th century and is located in the Windrush Valley, in the heart of the picturesque Cotswolds.

  • 18th Century

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Marsh Barn

Brancaster, nr. Hunstanton, Norfolk.

Sleeps 10. Relax in the light, airy rooms and enjoy the breath-taking views across the salt marshes from this totally refitted, luxurious holiday property. Excellent for bird-watchers, there is direct access from the garden to the National Trust marshes and coastal path. Cottage Code: AMG.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Close to Sea
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 20th Century

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

The Court House

nr. Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5. Set on the fringe of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, this former Georgian coach house now offers comfortable holiday accommodation within the tranquil grounds of Leck Hall. With stunning walks from the doorstep, a hard tennis court can also be made available. Cottage Code: LAD.

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

Thompson Ground – Cuckoo Brow Cottage

Hawkshead, nr. Windermere, Cumbria.

Sleeps 3 – 10. Set on a working farm in the heart of Lakeland, these four cosy cottages offer well-appointed holiday accommodation, as well as panoramic country views. Follow the link below to view all properties at this location. Cottage Code: NP64.

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

Woodside Cottage

Mansell Gamage, Herefordshire.

Sleeps 6. Set on a family estate, this secluded period property has been carefully restored to retain many original features. The estate boasts a park designed by Sir Humphrey Repton, with fishing to be enjoyed on the River Wye. Cottage Code: RBBR.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 19th 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

The Old House, Potash Farm

Mellis, nr. Eye, Suffolk.

Sleeps 7. With a history dating back more than 300 years, this picturesque thatched cottage boasts a wealth of exposed beams, timber floors and fireplaces. Set on a working arable farm, The Old House has been lovingly renovated to provide all modern conveniences. Cottage Code: 80066.

  • Open Fire
  • Boutique
  • Pub nearby
  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Scale Force (Luxury)

Seatoller, Borrowdale Valley, Cumbria.

Sleeps 6. Renovated to 5* standards, Scale Force offers luxurious holiday accommodation in the heart of the Borrowdale Valley. Finished with top quality furnishings and appliances, guest can relax in front of the beautiful open fire after a day’s exploring. Cottage Code: CC117121.

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

Blacksmiths Cottages – Forge Cottage

Stiffkey, nr. Blakeney, Norfolk.

Sleeps 4 – 6. Just a short stroll away from the saltmarshes, beaches and creeks of Norfolk’s north coast, these two delightful beamed holiday cottages stand in the pretty conservation village of Stiffkey. Follow the link below to view both properties at this location. Cottage Code: 5309.

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

Avebury Lodge

The Lodge, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire SN8 1RF

Stay inside the 4,000 year old Avebury stone circle! Steeped in history, this house was once the home of Sir John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury who bought land in Avebury to prevent the ancient stones being destroyed, and now offers B&B in two comfortable rooms overlooking the henge.

  • 18th Century