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Character accommodation
Luxury, private, period homes in beautiful countryside locations. Typical of this type of accommodation are Wolsey Lodges. For full details on each individual
Wolsey Lodge accommodation click here.


OR Choose a selection of both unique, historic and character accommodation. 

Unique, historic hotels
These hotels are in both the countryside and the major towns and cities throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

Hotels include:

Llangoed HallCharingworth ManorCuillin Hills HotelPeckforton Castle Hotel

The Mermaid Inn (Rye)

Residential tours

To avoid disappointment, when booking it is very important that you indicate your preferred type of accommodation from the choices below:

Residential Tour

Rosamunde Pilcher & Daphne du Maurier's Cornwall

Visiting locations associated with Rosamunde Pilcher and Daphne du Maurier, St.Michael's Mount, Land's End, St.Ives,Port Isaac and Tintagel...


Residential Tour

American Connection

Visiting fascinating locations associated with The Pilgrim Fathers, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, Jamestown, Virginia and many more...


Residential Tour

Classic Literature

Visiting locations associated with Dickens, Darwin, Winston Churchill, Conan Doyle, Kipling, AA Milne, Jane Austen, Henry James, HG Wells and Virginia Woolf...


Residential Tour

Historic Houses, Castles and Gardens

Visiting Sissinghurst Castle, Kipling's Batemans, Pashley Manor, Penshurst, Parham, Wakehurst, Sheffield Park and the castles of Bodiam, Leeds, Hever...


Residential Tour

Industrial Heritage

For the connoisseur! Locations throughout England covering steam, wind and water power, mining, mills, canals, bridges, ships and engineering


Residential Tour

English Village Pubs

Mediaeval , haunted, river, sea and canalside pubs: Literary, sporting, industrial, famous and royal visitors connections: Pubs in simply picturesque locations


Residential Tour

Highlands of Scotland, Edinburgh and stunning Skye

Spectacular scenery recalling turbulent Highland history. Loch Ness, The Isle of Skye, Eilean Donan, Urquhart Castle and elegant Edinburugh...


Residential Tour

Welsh Marches

Throughout the scenic English-Welsh borders, visiting Hereford, Hay on Wye, Shrewsbury and Chepstow, Cholmondeley...


Residential Tour

God's Own Country

This stunningly scenic tour goes to The Lake District, The Yorkshire Dales and The Peak District of Derbyshire, including Chatsworth...


Residential Tour

Ghosts, Curiosities and Eccentrics

We visit graveyards, gibbets, giants, pyramids, obelisks, haunted pubs, follies and memorials to foul murderers and the truly eccentric English


Residential Tour

Mayflower Pilgrims

Visiting many, many historic locations throughout England associated with the epic voyage of The Mayflower Pilgrims in 1620...


Residential Tour

Smugglers and Seadogs

We visit Kent, Sussex, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall to picturesque fishing villages and inns, hearing tales of smugglers and wreckers

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