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.
Having stayed at Flaxley Abbey overnight, the following day, on the 14 August, the royal cavalcade was on the move again. Troy House was around 15 miles southwest of Flaxley, just a few miles over the Welsh border. The medieval manor house belonged to the powerful Herbert family. It sat in a wide, shallow valley, close to the small village of Mitchel Troy and overlooking the town of Monmouth, which lay just one mile to the north. Here, a twelfth-century castle, in which Henry V had been born in 1386, dominated a strategically important convergence of two rivers: the River Monnow and the River Wye…
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.
The Lygon Arms in Broadway is a beautiful Tudor building, believed to be used by King Charles I during the Civil War. Today it offers a range of luxury accommodation.
Gloucester Cathedral witnessed the coronation of the young Henry III in 1216 and a visit from Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn in 1535. The current cathedral, as we know it today, was predominantly built between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. It is known for its glorious Gothic architecture, tombs and the finest cloisters in the country.
The cathedral is also famous for its stunning medieval stained glass windows.
Hylton Cottage is located in the heart of Lavenham in Suffolk – one of the best preserved medieval towns in the country.