Brancepeth Castle is a historic medieval fortress located in the village of Brancepeth, County Durham. It stands on the site of a former Norman motte-and-bailey castle and has a rich history dating back over nine hundred years. It has a recently renovated flat for up to three guests to stay in.
Nestled by a small stream in a woodland clearing, Hole Cottage is the remaining fragment of a late medieval timber-framed hall house. Its rural, peaceful location is the perfect base for exploring the county of Kent, which is brimming with Tudor places to visit.
Hotel Indigo offers luxury accommodation in an original sixteenth century building, with views of Shakespeare’s New Place, his residential home. In the heart of the town, the hotel is the perfect place from which to explore many nearby Tudor places.
Leeds Castle sits across two islands in the middle of the River Len in Kent. During the sixteenth century, Henry VIII lavished money on refurbishing apartments in the Gloriette (the castle’s keep and the location of its most privy apartments) for his first wife, Katherine of Aragon. Katherine certainly stayed at Leeds Castle, as did Katherine Parr. Today, the castle offers a range of luxury accommodation.
An inn has stood on the site of The George of Stamford for centuries. It is believed to have received royal visitors over the years, and now serves as a boutique hotel offering luxury accommodation and a wide range of dining options.
The Wheatsheaf Inn is a seventeenth-century coaching inn located in the Cotswold town of Northleach. This historic coaching inn is now a bespoke hotel, with fourteen bedrooms and a restaurant.
The New Inn, Gloucester, is regarded as the most well-preserved example of a medieval courtyard inn with galleries in the country. Today, The New Inn offers accommodation as well as a restaurant and a coffee shop.
Langley Castle is one of the few medieval fortified castle hotels in the country. Originally built in the fourteenth century, it now offers luxury hotel accommodation in a truly unique setting.
Seckford Hall is a historic country house set in acres of stunning grounds and gardens. Now a luxury hotel, guests can stay in unique accommodation, including the room once visited by Elizabeth I.
Athelhampton House is one of the best preserved Tudor manor houses in the country and offers accommodation options for up to fourteen people.