As history enthusiasts we wanted to discover the true gems of the British hotel industry, uncovering and sharing them through our ‘History Collection’. Find out more about our journey here.

Search and Book

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

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

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Stay in a Castle

Stay in a Castle - Experience life like royalty, stay in a medieval castle with all the modern luxuries of a 5* hotel

Experience life like royalty, stay in a medieval castle with all the modern luxuries of a 5* hotel

CASTLE HOTELS

Exclusive Hire

Exclusive Hire - Venue inspiration for your festive get-together, corporate events, weddings, birthday parties and family reunions.

Venue inspiration for your festive get-together, corporate events, weddings, birthday parties and family reunions.

EXCLUSIVE HIRE

FEATURED PROPERTIES

Ston Easton Park

Ston Easton Park - A Grade I listed Georgian Palladian mansion with 22 beautifully furnished bedrooms, Near Bath, South of England

A Grade I listed Georgian Palladian mansion with 22 beautifully furnished bedrooms, Near Bath, South of England

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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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Ashford Castle

Ashford Castle - Co Mayo, Ireland. Alongside the wild and stunning Lough Corrib stands one of the World’s great hotels

Co Mayo, Ireland. Alongside the wild and stunning Lough Corrib stands one of the World’s great hotels

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HISTORICAL FIGURES AND EVENTS

Discover something new about historical figures and events in history and retrace their footsteps at one of our hotels.

Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1759 to 1796. Robert is Scotland’s most celebrated poet and lyricist, affectionately called ‘The Bard’ in Scotland.

1759 to 1796. Robert is Scotland’s most celebrated poet and lyricist, affectionately called ‘The Bard’ in Scotland.

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Wars of the Roses

Wars of the Roses - 1455 to 1487. A series of civil wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster over the issue of succession to the English throne.

1455 to 1487. A series of civil wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster over the issue of succession to the English throne.

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Richard III

Richard III - 1452 to 1485. Despite only being King of England for two short years, Richard III is remembered as one of English history’s great villains.

1452 to 1485. Despite only being King of England for two short years, Richard III is remembered as one of English history’s great villains.

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HISTORY & TRAVEL NEWS 

Hudson's Heritage

Hudson’s Heritage Explorer Pass is the best way to make the most of your visit to the UK. Your 3-day, 7-day, 14-day or 28-day pass will give you entry to over 200 top attractions including Shakespeare's birthplace, Blenheim Palace, Hever Castle and St Paul’s Cathedral...Read More

The Chalke Valley History Festival was a great success with an eclectic mix of authors, historians and actors talking about their experiences and topics they have dedicated their life to researching. Read More to discover our highlights. 

Georgian fever grips the nation

Britain celebrates the Hanoverian Tercentenary; 300 years since the first British monarch of the German House of Hanover, George I ascended to the throne. The First Georgians: Art & Monarchy is on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace until 12th October...Read More

INSPIRATION FOR YOUR NEXT BREAK

Features

Luxury Castle Hotels

Luxury Castle Hotels

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

4 Star Hotels

The increase in 4 star hotels across Britain over the last decade is a … Read More
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Upcoming Events

Summer open air cinema

Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire. Summer Open Air Cinema Luton Hoo Hotel's season of open air cinema is coming to an end with just two more opportunities to enjoy a film in the stunning …

Fans of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns

Calling all fans of Sir Walter Scott and Robert Burns! Visit Abbotsford on Thursday October 23rd for a day of lively talks, examining these two literary greats. With guest speakers…

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. Thur…

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Recent News

Hello! Magazine

Afternoon tea in Kensington. Head to the Milestone Hotel for… Read More

The Travel & Leisure Magazine reviews Middlethorpe Hall, York

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

Luxury castle hotel is top romantic getaway

Luxury history: a review of Dalhousie Castle courtesy of And… Read More
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