Historic Retreats

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Play the lead in your very own holiday fable with a stay in one of these incredible historic retreats. Each of our handpicked selection has its own long list of beguiling stories from a bygone era, so check in and immerse yourself in their wonders.
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Lighthouse Cottage

Walney, Cumbria, England

A unique family cottage that's styled for luxurious nautical comfort, with glorious sea-and-wildlife views from the mesmerising South Walney Nature Reserve.
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3
From £453 (3 nts)

RAF Wainfleet - The Tower

Friskney, near Skegness, Lincolnshire, England

Stay in a history-steeped, uniquely iconic Lincolnshire landmark and quirky helicopter, fit for wartime heroes and offering superlative countryside views.
Sleeps: 6
Bedrooms: 3
From £195 / night

Thirlestane Castle

Lauder, Scottish Borders, Scotland

An exquisite 16th century castle nestled in the heart of the Scottish Borders, Thirlestane is the ultimate castle experience.
Sleeps: 2-16
Bedrooms: 8
From £230 /night

Torrisdale Castle Estate

Campbeltown, Argyll, Argyll and Bute, Scotland

Set on the stunning spine of Kintyre, just footsteps from a private sandy beach and sensational views, is the Torrisdale Castle Estate. 
Sleeps: Varies
Bedrooms: Varies
From £220 /2 nts

The Windmill Blackthorn Hill

Blackthorn, Oxfordshire, England

The perfect romantic escape, in an historic Oxfordshire building that features 360-degree rural views.
Sleeps: 2
Bedrooms: 1
From £200 /night

The Welsh Gatehouse

Mathern, Monmouthshire, Wales

Inspire your creative spirit in Grade II listed, castle-style Monmouthshire accommodation for two, exquisitely steeped in centuries of history and romance.
Sleeps: 2
Bedrooms: 1
From £140 / night

Toll Bridge Cottage

Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Wales

A characterful, dog-friendly hideaway that’s rich in historic charm and peacefully set alongside the Mawddach Estuary for a tranquil escape with shimmering views.
Sleeps: 2
Bedrooms: 1
From £132 / night

Suffolk Skytower

Woolverstone, Suffolk, England

An awe-inspiring 80ft landmark tower ideal for large group celebrations, with panoramic rural views of the Shotley Peninsula.
Sleeps: 18
Bedrooms: 9
From £3038 (1 week)

Sham Castle

Acton Burnell, Shropshire, England

A historic, captivating, and luxurious Grade II-listed folly, gently elevated over immaculate landscaped gardens and a shimmering lake in rural Shropshire.
Sleeps: 4
Bedrooms: 3
From £867 (3 nights)

Bircham Windmill

Great Bircham, Norfolk, England

Wind back time in a stylish shepherd's hut set within a historic windmill complex in the refreshing heart of Norfolk.
Sleeps: Varies
Bedrooms: Varies
From £55 / night (shepherd's hut)

The Coach House at Norton Priory

Church Norton, West Sussex, England

A historic countryside retreat for large group breaks on the mesmerising West Sussex coastal peninsula, just 400 yards from a deserted beach.
Sleeps: 19
Bedrooms: 7
From £2,100 / week

The Round House Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe, Devon, England

Step back in time, to a grandly unique circular home that's ideal for group breaks with something to celebrate.
Sleeps: 10
Bedrooms: 5
From £496 /night