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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Bedford Arms Hotel

Bedford Arms Hotel, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. WD3 6EQ.

Once owned by the Duke of Bedford, the attractive Elizabethan-style hotel building dates from mid-19th century. Recently refurbished to complement the era, it offers 18 superbly furnished en suite rooms and a beautiful oak-panelled restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Down Hall Hotel & Spa

Down Hall Hotel, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7AS.

Set on the Hertfordshire / Essex border, this Georgian country house hotel stands within 110 acres of parkland and formal gardens. Each of the hotel’s bedrooms has been individually styled, blending elegance with history. The modern restaurant serves an international menu.

  • 18th Century

Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

Fanhams Hall

Fanhams Hall, Ware, Hertfordshire. SG12 7PZ

Set in stunning grounds, this 18th century Queen Anne style manor was once the home of Sir Henry Page-Croft, Winston Churchill’s Under-Secretary of State for War. Carefully renovated, Fanhams Hall now offers 77 crisply decorated, contemporary bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Sopwell House Hotel

Sopwell House Hotel, Saint Albans, Hertfordshire. AL1 2HQ

Once home to the young Louis Mountbatten, the last Viceroy of India, this Georgian country house has been carefully transformed into a luxury hotel, offering spacious and elegantly decorated rooms. Leisure facilities include a beautiful swimming pool and fitness suite.

  • 18th Century

The Grove

The Grove, Chandler's Cross, Hertfordshire. WD3 4TG

This former seat of the Earls of Clarendon has been sympathetically renovated and transformed into a truly luxurious hotel, complete with an award-winning spa, an 18 hole golf course and two pools. Set in several hundred acres of parkland, a short drive from Heathrow.

  • 18th Century

Salisbury Arms Hotel

Salisbury Arms Hotel, Hertford, Hertfordshire. SG14 1BZ

With a history dating back to the 18th century, the Salisbury Arms is the oldest hotel in Hertford. Retaining much of its original charm, it now offers lovely accommodation in 31 elegant bedrooms and a fine dining restaurant serving some of the best food in town.

  • 18th Century

St Michael’s Manor Hotel – St Albans

St Michael's Manor Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4RY.

With parts of this lovely old manor house dating back 500 years, St Michael’s Manor stands in five acres of beautifully manicured English country gardens, complete with its own lake. Offering 30 classically styled bedrooms, a short stroll from the heart of historic St. Albans.

  • 15th Century

Slaley Hall

Slaley Hall, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 0BX.

Set in several hundred acre grounds, this former mansion house combines traditional Edwardian features with 21st century indulgences, including a luxury spa, 2 championship golf courses and 3 restaurants. Many of the elegantly decorated rooms offer views over golf course.

  • 20th Century

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, Embleton, Northumberland. NE66 3UN.

Just a walk away from the gloriously wide sandy beach of Embleton Bay and the majestic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, this small family run hotel offers just 18 en-suite bedrooms. The award-winning restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced dishes daily.

  • 19th Century