From accommodating King Henry VIII’s first wife, Catherine of Aragon, as she sought advice on bearing a son to hosting Churchill, Britain’s historic hotels are symbol of our rich heritage.

Lucknam Park, Chippenham

For five-star luxury in a country house setting and just a stone’s throw from historic Bath, you can't go past Palladian mansion Lucknam Park,...

Fowey Hall, Cornwall

From a lighthouse overlooking the Irish Sea to château in a fairytale setting, we highlight five of the best sea view stays in the UK CHATEAU...

The library at The Gore Hotel, London

Quintessential British hotel The Gore is a winning combination of sumptuous style and rock ‘n’ roll history First impressions Among the grand Kensington townhouses which line...

Jemima Coxshaw goes in search of castles big and small, where you can slumber like royalty.

Banqueting House

Jemima Coxshaw explores unusual conversions to stay.

Langshott Manor

As the mercury drops, we round up the best hideaway hotels in which to hole up by the fire this winter...  1. The Witchery by the...

A hundred-and-fifty years old this year and after a major refurbishment, Oxford’s best-known hotel, The Randolph, has resurrected itself from the ashes. Literally.

The Pavilion Wall Garden and Spa, Cliveden

Jemima Coxshaw eyes up five hotels that are as rich with history as they are with luxury.

The Stafford, London

Located in the perfect spot for sight-seeing, The Stafford epitomises traditional British luxury. Discover Britain pays a visit… First impressions The Stafford: Credit: It seems a...