Immerse yourself in England's colourful past by staying in one of our unique and historical properties. From cosy cottages to gatehouse towers to beachside retreats, book your stay today and make your next holiday a memorable one.
English Heritage Holiday Cottages
At English Heritage, we want to offer you the most exciting and engaging ways to explore England’s past. Whether you find inspiration in the evocative settings, little-known details or colourful characters of history, staying at one of our sites will make for a unique experience. As other visitors leave, you can discover a new side as you explore all by yourself. Soak up the unique atmosphere of the sun setting on hundreds of years of history and, come morning, see it light up some of the most iconic sights in the country.
Why stay with us?
While you're staying at an English Heritage Holiday Cottage, you can benefit from:
- A welcome hamper on arrival
- Complimentary entry to all English Heritage sites during your stay
- Complimentary tickets for English Heritage events during your stay (excluding members, evening & limited capacity events)
- An orientation tour of the property during your stay
- 10% discount in our shops during your stay
- 10% discount in our cafes and tearooms during your stay
- 10% discount online with English Heritage for a month after your stay
Holiday Cottage of the Month
Fort House, St Mawes Castle, Cornwall
Fort House is one of our most popular cottages overlooking St Mawes Castle with its own gardens for those all-important sea views. It is also a short walk into St Mawes itself. Take the ferry over the estuary to Pendennis Castle and explore Falmouth. Don't miss a walk along the coastal path to St Just in Roseland Church. Enjoy a stay this spring and get out on the water wildlife spotting or browse the galleries in the village.Discover more
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