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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

INSPIRATION

Blog

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

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay

Scotland’s annual New Year festival is set to take over the historic city for a three-days from 30th December with a torchlight procession, a concert in the gardens with Paolo Nuti…

Medieval Feasts in North Wales

Attend Ruthin Castle for one of its famous Medieval Feasts - modelled upon the legendary feasts the Earl of Warwick. Final date for 2016 is Christmas Eve - Saturday 24th December.

Rekindle the Romance in London

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

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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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