English Heritage Holiday Cottages

Each one of English Heritage's 16 luxurious self-catering holiday cottages is in a unique historic setting. All have stylish, contemporary interiors and are superbly equipped.

Just a stone's throw from a magnificent castle, a ruined abbey or a grand country house, our holiday cottages are the perfect place for a relaxing family holiday or a romantic break. See our full range of cottages below or order a brochure by calling: 0870 333 1187.

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Audley End House: Cambridge Lodge

Audley End, Essex CB11 4JF

  • 4 + cot
  • From £649 per week

Set in the grounds of one of England's grandest stately homes, this elegant Victorian gate-house has views over the River Cam.

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Dover Castle: Peverell's Tower

Dover Castle, Kent CT16 1HU

  • 2
  • From £649 per week

Staying at Peverell's Tower, at one time a prison, is to be enveloped by hundreds of years of history.

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Dover Castle: The Sergeant Major's House

Dover Castle, Kent CT16 1HU

  • 6 + cot
  • From £823 per week

Standing in the grounds of this historic castle on top of the famous white cliffs, this comfortable, four-storey house sleeps six.

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Hardwick Hall: East Lodge

Hardwick Old Hall, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

  • 4 + cot
  • From £649 per week

Built into the walls of Hardwick Old Hall, this elegant and spacious two-storey cottage has charming leaded windows.

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Kirby Hall: Peacock Cottage

Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire NN17 3EN

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

Peacock Cottage, so-named because of the 15 peacocks that live in the grounds, has direct access to the ruins and gardens.

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Mount Grace Priory: Priors Lodge

Mount Grace Priory, North Yorkshire DL6 3JG

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

The gardens at Mount Grace are beautifully preserved and attract a huge variety of wildlife, including stoats.

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Osborne House: Pavilion Cottage

Osborne House, Isle of Wight PO32 6JX

  • 4 + cot
  • From £649 per week

Stay here and you can wander through the gardens and woods that Queen Victoria and Prince Albert loved so dearly.

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Pendennis Castle: Callie's Cottage

Pendennis Castle, Cornwall TR11 4LP

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

Built by Henry VIII as a coastal defence, this stylish cottage has amazing views over the rugged headland of the river Fal.

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Pendennis Castle: The Custodians House

Pendennis Castle, Cornwall TR11 4LP

  • 2 + cot
  • From £522 per week

With sweeping views over Falmouth Bay, this superbly equipped single storey cottage is in a truly stunning location.

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Rievaulx Abbey: Refectory Cottage

Rievaulx Abbey, North Yorkshire YO62 5LB

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

Step out of this charming cottage and you are confronted by the haunting abbey ruins framed by the Yorkshire dales.

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St Mawes Castle: Fort House

St. Mawes Castle, Cornwall TR2 5DE

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

With incomparable views overlooking pretty St. Mawes Castle and the Fal Estuary beyond, this is a great base for a break on the Cornish coast.

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Walmer Castle: The Garden Cottage

Walmer Castle, Kent CT14 7LJ

  • 4 + cot
  • From £649 per week

Garden Cottage overlooks the enclosed kitchen garden, which has supplied Walmer Castle with vegetables for over 300 years.

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Walmer Castle: The Greenhouse Apartment

Walmer Castle, Kent CT14 7LJ

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

Built by Henry VIII to prevent an invasion via the English Channel, it's now a peaceful place to enjoy a relaxing break.

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Witley Court: Pool House

Witley Court, Worcestershire WR6 6JT

  • 8 + cot
  • From £649 per week

Pool House, set in the grounds of Witley Court, is a mere 5-10 minute walk along a rhododendron-lined path to the ruined mansion.

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Carisbrooke Castle: The Bowling Green Apartment

Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight PO30 1XY

  • 2 + 2 Children's bunk beds + cot
  • From £522 per week

Set in a former service block for resident gentry of the day, this stylish and well-equipped apartment now sleeps four in contemporary comfort.

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Battle Abbey: South Lodge

Battle Abbey, East Sussex TN33 0AD

  • 4 + cot
  • From £522 per week

The Battle of Hastings was one of the most pivotal events in British history. Stay just yards from where it took place.

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