Holiday Cottages

Special Offers

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 holiday cottages and book your stay in history this spring.

Enjoy savings on your spring holiday with English Heritage

English Heritage has a collection of 21 historic holiday cottages, from an old buttress within the walls of Dover Castle, to a Victorian gatehouse located in the grounds of one of England's finest stately homes and many more, each cottage is unique in its own way. Experience staying at one of our sites and you’ll have exclusive out-of-hours grounds access during your stay. You’ll also be able to visit other English Heritage sites for free as a holiday guest.

April special offers:

Grand houses and halls in the heart of England

Enjoy after-hours access to some of England’s finest country homes. Whether you choose to explore Audley End’s award-winning gardens and Capability Brown parkland, delve into Wrest Park’s 90 acres of spectacular gardens or marvel at Kirby Hall’s rich decoration, there is a country house and garden to suit all tastes . Use the code HEART15 at checkout to receive a 15% discount on your stay at Peacock Cottage, Gardener’s House or Head Gardener’s House this April.

Coastal fortresses

If you are looking to escape to the coast, you can enjoy 15% off a stay at one of our seven cottages located in our historic castles with picturesque sea views. Retreat to Callie's Cottage, a former Sergeant's Mess located in the grounds of Henry VIII's Pendennis Castle in Falmouth or explore the spectacular Kent coastline and choose one of two charming cottages overlooking Walmer Castle's kitchen garden as your base. Use the code COASTAL15 at checkout to receive a 15% discount on your stay at Dover Castle, Pendennis Castle, St Mawes Castle or Walmer Castle.

Have a question about your booking? Email us at or call our bookings team on 0370 333 1181.

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

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