Holiday Cottages

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Holiday Cottages

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.

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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?

You will have free of charge access to all English Heritage sites during normal opening hours for the duration of your stay.

On arrival there will be a welcome hamper that will include tea, coffee, milk, bread, eggs, orange juice, marmalade or jam, cheese and a bottle of wine. Where possible goods will be of local origin.

Where possible and subject to staff availability, you will be offered a brief introduction to the English Heritage site on which you are staying.

Let us know if you are making a holiday booking for a special occasion, we have a range of gifts that can be waiting for you on your arrival.

For the duration of your stay enjoy a 10% discount on in-house catering and items purchased from English Heritage shops.

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A unique opportunity to stay within the grounds of some of England's historic sites.

Special Offers

Enjoy a last minute deal at one of our luxurious holiday cottages with great discounts off selected breaks. Each of our 18 cottages in 13 historic locations has stunning contemporary interiors and is just a stone's throw from an amazing historic castle, country house or abbey.

Great offers are available, including discounts on last-minute bookings.

What's On

Find out what upcoming events are happening in and around our English Heritage holiday cottages. From jousting knights to exclusive tours and exhibitions, there's bound to be something to capture your imagination and bring you closer to discovering more about England's wonderful story.

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Weddings in Iconic Places

Have the fairytale wedding of your dreams by getting married in one of English Heritage's most iconic properties. Many of these properties also come with their own holiday cottages for the perfect romantic break!

A bridal couple in front of Wrest Park
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