Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
English Hotels
House in the Clouds - Sky High Water Tower
'15dec11
House  
in the Clouds
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A water tower was built in 1923. It stored 50,000 gallons of water pumped from a local well ready to distribute water around the local area. The original water tower was an ugly structure so the architects had the magnificent idea of making it look like a cottage on top …
Accommodation types: Tower
Hampton Court Palace - Live Like Henry VIII
'14may5
Hampton Court  
Palace
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Hampton Court is one of only two surviving palaces once owned by the legendary English king, Henry VIII. In fact, it was originally meant for the king’s favorite, Thomas Wolsey but he fell from grace and was executed. Since then the palace had been owned by the royal family although …
Accommodation types: Palace   Traditional
Location: London  England  West Europe
Appleton Water Tower – English Functionality And Elegance
'12dec21
Appleton  
Water Tower
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This perfect example of Victorian engineering has been well preserved since it was built in 1871. Back in the 19th Century, the Prince of Wales got sick with Typhoid from drinking unclean water so the tower was commissioned to serve the Royal Sandringham Estate with clean water. The 60-foot tower …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Tower
The Royal Crescent - Spa Like It's 1770
'12aug2
The Royal  
Crescent
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The Royal Crescent, Bath, was built in the 1770s by noted architect, John Wood. A keen occultist and freemason, when viewed from above, the crescent represents the moon as part of a series of buildings that mimic Masonic symbols. Shapeshifting Lizards notwithstanding, The Royal Crescent Hotel is a fine place …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Spa   Traditional
Walworth Castle Hotel - English Heritage In County Durham
'12jun29
Walworth  
Castle
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Luckily this isn’t Walworth Castle in London which is a real, non-converted prison. No this is Walworth in County Durham, one of England’s most rural and beautiful counties. Parts of the castle date back to the 12th Century when a string of fortifications were erected around the country by the …
Accommodation types: Castle
Malmaison Oxford - Converted Castle Prison
'12may21
Malmaison  
Oxford
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‘And I sentence you to be taken from here to Oxford Castle Prison where you will be hung from the neck until dead’ - is what guests of the Oxford Castle Prison would have heard before arriving at this imposing building. You, however, are far more likely to hear the …
Accommodation types: Castle   Jail   Luxury