Your access to the most fascinating places to stay in the UK. Accommodation is everything at British History Breaks. Much more than a place to lay your head.

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Search and Book - Browse our History Collection of 30 hotels, castle retreats, country houses and coaching inns

Browse our History Collection of 30 hotels, castle retreats, country houses and coaching inns

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Stay in a Castle

Stay in a Castle - Live like royalty in a medieval castle with all the modern luxuries of a 5* hotel

Live like royalty in a medieval castle with all the modern luxuries of a 5* hotel

CASTLE HOTELS

Exclusive Hire

Exclusive Hire - Venue inspiration for group holidays, member events, anniversary parties and reunions

Venue inspiration for group holidays, member events, anniversary parties and reunions

EXCLUSIVE HIRE

FEATURED PROPERTIES

The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel - Eastbourne, South of England. With stunning views, an elegant interior and the same passion for music as when it was first built in 1877

Eastbourne, South of England. With stunning views, an elegant interior and the same passion for music as when it was first built in 1877

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Langley Castle

Langley Castle - Northumberland, England. Unspoilt architectural gem run by passionate people on the Northumberland national park.

Northumberland, England. Unspoilt architectural gem run by passionate people on the Northumberland national park.

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Llangoed Hall

Llangoed Hall - Powys, mid Wales. An award winning, grade II listed, Edwardian country mansion, Llangoed Hall has a unique and colourful history

Powys, mid Wales. An award winning, grade II listed, Edwardian country mansion, Llangoed Hall has a unique and colourful history

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HISTORIC PEOPLE AND EVENTS

Discover surprising facts about historical figures and events and retrace their footsteps at one of our partner hotels.

The English Reformation

The English Reformation - Henry VIII denounces Catholicism and the Pope and makes himself Head of the Church in England

Henry VIII denounces Catholicism and the Pope and makes himself Head of the Church in England

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Elizabeth I

Elizabeth I - The last of the Tudor monarchs, Elizabeth I, ruled for 45 lively years. Find out more about her here.

The last of the Tudor monarchs, Elizabeth I, ruled for 45 lively years. Find out more about her here.

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Thomas Cromwell

Thomas Cromwell - Henry VIII’s closest confidant who is regarded by some as the mastermind of Henry VIII’s administration

Henry VIII’s closest confidant who is regarded by some as the mastermind of Henry VIII’s administration

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SELF-DRIVE TOURS

Bath, Wiltshire & Somerset. A five day tour beginning at The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in Bath and finishing in Somerset.

Cardiff and beyond. 5 day tour beginning at Thornbury Castle, Gloucestershire and ending at Llangoed Hall in Powys.

The Grand UNESCO Heritage Tour5 - 6 day tour beginning in Cardiff with some extraordinary places to visit along the way.

 

British History Breaks revives the popular Victorian sentiment of sending postcards with the launch of our Postcard App! Now you can send real picture postcards from the convenience of your iPad. Become a member (for free) to recieve our monthly newsletter and complimentary postcard credits...Read More

ABOUT US

British History Breaks began as a labour of love between a history enthusiast from South Wales and his Hertfordshire lass. Keen to expand her knowledge Shelley researched places to stay with historical connections but found good places hard to come by. Since then, the couple have travelled the length and breadth of the UK...Read More

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Features

Historic Hotels with Access for All

Historic Hotels with Access for All

The wonderful heritage of the UK should be for everyone to enjoy. From … Read More
5 Star Hotels

5 Star Hotels

At 5 star hotels, luxury and service are a given but there should alway… Read More
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Upcoming Events

Rekindle the Romance

For couples wanting to get away for a special occasion or simply to spend some quality time together in luxurious surroundings, The Milestone Hotel has launched a Rekindle the Roma…

Medieval Feasts at Ruthin Castle

Attend Ruthin Castle for one of its famous Medieval Feasts - modelled upon the legendary feasts the Earl of Warwick (son of Henry VIII) held at the castle in the 16th century. NEW …

Craft Town of Scotland, West Kilbride, nearby Glenapp Castle

Open All Year: Craft Town of Scotland, The Barony Centre, West Kilbride. Scotland’s only designated craft town, samples the wealth of craft and design talent from Scotland and the…

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Recent News

Chamber Chat

British History Breaks revives joy of receiving mail. Features Llangoed Hall Read More

Hello! Magazine

Spa week: top five hotel spas to visit in London. Features the Milestone Hotel Read More

The Travel & Leisure Magazine reviews Middlethorpe Hall, York

Step back in time with British History Breaks. Features Middlethorpe Hall Read More
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