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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Northolme Hall

Wainfleet All Saints, nr. Skegness, Lincolnshire.

Sleeps 20. Together this imposing Georgian hall, along with a separate Elizabethan cottage can accommodate up to 20 guests. Set on the fringe of the medieval market town of Wainfleet All Saints, there is a private indoor swimming pool and many other leisure facilities to enjoy. Cottage Code: UKC2261.

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Swimming pool
  • Open Fire
  • Pub nearby
  • 18th Century

Laythams Holiday Lets – Laythams Cottage

nr. Slaidburn, Ribble Valley, Lancashire.

Sleeps 5 – 8. Set amidst beautiful scenery in Lancashire’s best kept secret, the Trough of Bowland, these two well-appointed holiday properties have carefully converted from a 17th century longhouse. Just 1½ miles from the historic village of Slaidburn. Cottage Code: E2625.

  • Pet friendly
  • 17th Century

Eastnor Castle

Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL.

This dramatic, fairytale castle is nestled in the Malvern Hills and has magnificent views of the surrounding Herefordshire countryside. Only 2 and a half hours from London by car, the castle is an exclusive use only venue for a minimum of 10 guests.

  • 19th Century

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

West Dean College of Arts and Conservation

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

Escape to West Dean, full of character and set in acres of West Sussex countryside. A period country house and working college offering B&B, famous for its stunning gardens. Free WiFi, parking, gardens entry (value £8.25), outdoor pool & tennis court.

  • 17th Century

Lamb & Lion Inn

Lamb & Lion Inn, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7EH.

Rebuilt in 1756 following a fire, the Lamb & Lion adjoins Bootham Bar, one of the four main entrances to the Roman fortress. The inn now offers 12 classic en suite bedrooms and serves AA Rosette food in a delightful parlour-style restaurant.

  • 18th Century


Middletons, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DS.

Named in honour of Dame Anne Middleton who funded the building of the former hospital in 1659, Middletons now comprises 56 comfortable guest bedrooms, an elegant restaurant and fitness centre with gym. All quietly located in the heart of York.

  • 17th Century

The Churchill Hotel

The Churchill Hotel, York, North Yorkshire, YO30 7DQ.

Set in the heart of the city, this listed Georgian mansion stands in beautiful, tranquil grounds. Dating from around 1827, it blends original character with modern luxury and features many artefacts associated with Winston Churchill.

  • 19th Century

Guy Fawkes Inn

Guy Fawkes Inn, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HP.

The birthplace of the infamous conspirator Guy Fawkes, this city centre inn now offers thirteen individually decorated en suite bedrooms. Dine by candle and gas light in the restaurant which serves AA Rosette food.

  • 15th Century

The Principal York

The Principal York, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1AA.

A reminder of the golden age of steam, the 5-star Principal York is set adjacent to the railway station and was completed in 1878, a year after the new station opened. Boasting views across its private gardens to the majestic York Minster, it offers stylish modern rooms and a heated indoor pool.

  • 19th Century