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Historic Accommodation

Historic Accommodation - Luxury castle hotels, country house hotels and coaching inns with fascinating histories

Luxury castle hotels, country house hotels and coaching inns with fascinating histories

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Self-Drive Tours

Self-Drive Tours  - Self-drive tour inspiration. Castles, culinary, adventure and pilgrimage in England and Wales

Self-drive tour inspiration. Castles, culinary, adventure and pilgrimage in England and Wales

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Holiday in a Castle

Holiday in a Castle - Magical places where medieval history meets modern luxury. Atmospheric and unique

Magical places where medieval history meets modern luxury. Atmospheric and unique

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Hello and welcome to my site. British History Breaks is full of unique places to stay in the UK & Ireland, tailored for people looking for more than a place to lay their head. A stay with a story. And what incredible stories I have uncovered. Explore, discover and if you can - stay. About BHB

HOTELS AND TOURS

The Milestone Hotel

The Milestone Hotel - A Victorian neo-Gothic hotel overlooking Kensington Court Palace. London, England

A Victorian neo-Gothic hotel overlooking Kensington Court Palace. London, England

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Castles of Edward I

Castles of Edward I - A self-drive tour developed exclusively by British History Breaks exploring the Castles of Edward I

A self-drive tour developed exclusively by British History Breaks exploring the Castles of Edward I

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Discover more in Wales

Dalhousie Castle

Dalhousie Castle - Home of Mary Queen of Scots transformed into a majestic spa hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland.

Home of Mary Queen of Scots transformed into a majestic spa hotel. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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"Behind every historic British hostelry, there is a thumpingly good story. Staying in a place with history is one thing: knowing what that story is can only enhance the visit. British History Breaks is a brilliant concept, executed well. It's website is awash with ideas" - Steve Keenan, Travel Perspective

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The Rise of Heritage Luxury

The Rise of Heritage Luxury

It is about taking the best of the past and fusing this with modern ame… Read More
Luxury Castle Hotels

Luxury Castle Hotels

When it comes to our built heritage, nothing shouts ‘history!’ quite li… Read More
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Events

Movie night at Beaumaris Castle

Friday 9 September: The 13th century fortress in North Wales promises to be the most mesmorising outdoor movie location of the year as Cadw and Ffilm Cymru Wales present the classi…

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 …

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…

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Recent News

Calibre Quarterly

Guest feature in Calibre Quarterly, featuring Bovey Castle, Nanteos Mansion and The Grand … Read More

Edinburgh Food Heritage Trail

The Edinburgh World Heritage Food & Drink Trail offers a tasty way of exploring Edinburgh'… Read More

10 of the Finest Historic Hotels in Great Britain

Guest feature for Visit Britain '10 of the Finest Historic Hotels in Great Britain' Read More
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