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Historic Accommodation - Our exclusive History Collection of handpicked castle retreats, country house hotels and coaching inns

Our exclusive History Collection of handpicked castle retreats, country house hotels and coaching inns

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Tours

Tours  - Self-drive and premium guided tours. Castles, culinary, adventure and pilgrimage

Self-drive and premium guided tours. Castles, culinary, adventure and pilgrimage

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Stay in a Castle

Stay 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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FEATURED TOURS AND HOTELS

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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Langley Castle

Langley Castle - Warm and welcoming castle hotel in the 'Dark Sky' Northumberland national park, England.

Warm and welcoming castle hotel in the 'Dark Sky' Northumberland national park, England.

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Nanteos Mansion

Nanteos Mansion - Aberystwyth, Wales. Exceptionally restored Georgian mansion in one of Britain' most romantic areas

Aberystwyth, Wales. Exceptionally restored Georgian mansion in one of Britain' most romantic areas

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HISTORIC PEOPLE AND EVENTS

Discover surprising facts about the people and events from history and retrace their footsteps at one of our member hotels

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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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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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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TESTIMONIALS

"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

You can now send real picture postcards from the convenience of your iPad with our British History Breaks Postcard App. Become a member for free to recieve a complimentary postcard credit. Download the postcard app from the Apple App Store or directly from iTunes...Read More

ABOUT US

British History Breaks is a handpicked collection of the finest historic hotels, coaching inns, castle retreats and country houses in the UK. The group consists of 30 History Collection partners which are authentically historic, lovingly restored, and serve incredible food...Read More

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Celtic Monuments to visit in Britain

Celtic Monuments to visit in Britain

Unmissable Celtic Monuments to visit in Wales, England and Scotland Read More
Year of Adventure: Wales 2016

Year of Adventure: Wales 2016

Adventure awaits along the Gower coast and the gorges in Neath Valley Read More
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Upcoming Events

Valentine's Sunday Sleepover

You'll be greeted at The Old Swan & Minster Mill with a half bottle of chilled Prosecco. Check-in to your Garden Room from 2pm. Between 4pm and 6pm a cream tea will be served fires…

Valentine's Break

The package at Nanteos includes a cream tea on your 13th February arrival, an optional country walk around their 40 acres of secluded Welsh woodland. Relax and unwind in your histo…

Valentine's Weekend Escape

Luton Hoo is putting on Champagne and canapés for Valentine's couples upon arrival. After settling into to your luxurious accommodation enjoy a five course candle-lit dinner with w…

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Recent News

10 of the Finest Historic Hotels in Great Britain

Two castle hotels, a country house hotel and a coaching inn are among those featured in Vi… Read More

Book Review

A British History Breaks review of The Ancient Paths by Graham Robb Read More

Stylist Arabia reviews The Milestone

A luxury review of The Milestone Hotel in London courtesy of British History Breaks Read More
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