Heritage Hotels: Try The Landmark Trust
If looking for heritage hotels and holiday lets, the consider those offered by the landmark trust, you’ll be amazed by the number of options available from a stay in Hampton Court Palace in London to a rental of the eccentric Pineapple at Dunmore sitting between Falkirk and Stirling in Scotland.
By staying in a landmark trust property, not only will you be enjoy accommodation in some of the UK’s most historic and unusual buildings, but you’ll also helping to contribute towards the restoration and preservation of some of the countries finest architectural jewels. So forget the chain hotel and check out some of the options below:
Beckford’s Tower Bath: What could be more appealing than a historic holiday let in Bath? Beckford’s Tower offers guests the chance to stay in a 19th century tower fashioned in the Greek revival style with room for four staying in two double bedrooms. Guests are treated to an ornate spiral staircase and the delights of the “the Scarlet Drawing Room”.
Hampton Court Palace: A building which needs no introduction, with associations dating back to King Henry VIII, it may come as a surprise that accommodation is now available for eight people in this Prime Surry location for as little as £654 for a four night break.
The House of Correction Folkingham: Designed as a 19th century prison, today the building welcomes holiday makers rather than reprobates. This prison hotel is one of the best value properties in the landmark trust’s portfolio allowing holiday makers to enjoy the Lincolnshire air from just £260 for a four night mid-week break for four.
The Music Room Lancaster: One of the oldest buildings within the landmark trust portfolio. The Music Room in Lancaster is one of country’s finest examples of Baroque décor and at just £159 for a four night break for four in the off season this is luxury on the cheap.
The Pineapple Dunmore: Looking for a landmark trust property in Scotland, try the Pineapple at Dunmore. The building is a converted summer house built by the 4th Earl of Dunmore. The buildings eccentric pineapple rooftop owes its origin to a joke on the behalf of Lord Dunmore, a local tradition of sailor returning from the Americas was to place a pineapple on a gate post upon their return, Lord Dunmore it seems wanted to announce his return in a more prominent way!
So wherever you go in the UK, if it’s a historic holiday let when takes your fancy contact the landmark trust.