Holiday Cottages

Late Availability

English Heritage holiday cottages have stunning contemporary interiors and are just a stone's throw from amazing historic castles, country houses or abbeys. Our holiday cottages give the unique opportunity to stay where England's story was written. From Cornwall to the Isle of Wight, the Kent coastline to the Northamptonshire countryside, English Heritage holiday cottages let you discover, explore and experience history on your doorstep.

Browse our offers below and book a stay in history.

Have a question about your booking? Email us at holidaycottages@english-heritage.org.uk or call our bookings team on 0370 333 1181.

Last minute getaways into the heart of history

Choose your holiday cottage and dates to book today for a fantastic holiday into England's rich history. Please book early to avoid disappointment:

The Garden Cottage at Walmer Castle, Kent

  • 24th – 28th January 2022
  • 7th – 11th February 2022
  • 14th – 18th February 2022

Pavilion Cottage at Osborne, Isle of Wight:

  • 24th – 28th January 2022
  • 28th – 31st January 2022
  • 31st January – 4th February 2022
  • 4th – 7th February 2022

The Greenhouse Apartment at Walmer Castle, Kent

  • 24th – 28th January 2022
  • 31st January – 4th February 2022

Peacock Cottage at Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire

  • 28th – 31st January 2022
  • 31st January – 4th February 2022

No 2 Sovereign's Gate at Osborne, Isle of Wight

  • 28th – 31st January 2022

Prior's Lodge at Mount Grace Priory, Yorkshire

  • 24th – 28th January 2022
  • 4th – 7th February 2022
  • 7th – 11th February 2022

The Custodian's House at Pendennis Castle, Cornwall

  • 24th – 28th January 2022
  • 31st January – 4th February 2022
  • 4th – 7th February 2022
  • 7th – 11th February 2022

Peverell's Tower at Dover Castle, Kent

  • 25th – 28th January 2022

The Bowling Green Apartment at Carisbrooke Castle, Isle of Wight

  • 28th – 31st January 2022

Callie's Cottage at Pendennis Castle, Cornwall

  • 28th – 31st January 2022

Gardener's House at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire

  • 4th – 7th February 2022

We aim to refresh this list as frequently as possible. We apologise if your chosen date for a last minute stay has already been booked.

Getting married at an English Heritage Property?

Thinking of holding your wedding at Osborne, Pendennis Castle, St Mawes or Wrest Park?
When you book your wedding at these sites, speak to a member of our Venue Hire team to discuss discount stays at our holiday cottages that are conveniently located on site, ready for your wedding the following day hospitality@english-heritage.org.uk

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