A History Collection of stunning places to stay that are steeped in history. Affordable luxury tours.

Historic Accommodation

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

Abbotsford - Hope Scott Wing

Abbotsford - Hope Scott Wing - Melrose, Scottish Borders. Groups wishing to stay at Sir Walter’s private home can now do so at the magnificently refurbished Wing.

Melrose, Scottish Borders. Groups wishing to stay at Sir Walter’s private home can now do so at the magnificently refurbished Wing.

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Luton Hoo Hotel

Luton Hoo Hotel - Bedfordshire, South of England. One of Britain's finest country houses which has hosted an impressive roll call of aristocracy and royalty

Bedfordshire, South of England. One of Britain's finest country houses which has hosted an impressive roll call of aristocracy and royalty

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Wales in 7 Days

Wales in 7 Days - Immerse in culture and adventure. Travel by executive coach or driver-guide. Optional zip-lining, climbing, cycling & horse-riding

Immerse in culture and adventure. Travel by executive coach or driver-guide. Optional zip-lining, climbing, cycling & horse-riding

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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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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 a postcard credit. Download the postcard app from the Apple App Store or directly from iTunes...Read More

ABOUT US

British History Breaks was born in 2012, as a handpicked collection of the finest historic hotels, coaching inns, castle retreats and country houses in the UK. All the hotels we feature are authentically historic, lovingly restored, and serve incredible food, with AA Rosettes the norm and even a couple of Michelin stars...Read More

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Features

Welsh Wine

Welsh Wine

When you envisage the rolling green pastures of Wales, wine may not imm… Read More
Refreshingly Affordable Fine Dining

Refreshingly Affordable Fine Dining

Wales has five restaurants in the Michelin Guide for 2015, plus plenty … 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

A Landmark Change for English Heritage

The 'new' English heritage was formed on the 1st of April 2015 from the preceding Governme… Read More

Tour features on Visit Wales

Castles of Edward I tour with Marc Morris makes news on travel trade website Read More

Chamber Chat

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