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The Ancient House, Clare, Suffolk, England- a great place to stay. http://local.mumsnet.com/suffolk/self-catering-holidays/150654-ancient-house-in-clare

from This Old House

Farmhouse Kitchen Revival

The homeowners salvaged vintage bricks and worked with a local mason to turn them into a colonial-style fireplace. | Photo: John Gruen

from Dwell

A Couple's Dream Hawaiian Surf Shack

Dwell - A Historic Masonry Stove Becomes the Hidden Gem of a New Cafe

Alder Guard Station is located 2 miles north of the town of South Fork along Alder Creek in the Rio Grande National Forest. The guard station was constructed in 1910 and was the residence and office for the local ranger district. Today the historic cabin is a comfortable getaway for guests seeking relaxation and recreation in south central Colorado.

The hardest part about spending the night in Sierraville's historic Calpine fire lookout? Deciding what time of year to go! Set at 5,970 feet, this private and cozy overnight escape offers something for every type of adventurer, including spectacular 360-degree views thanks to its large windows and

Canada’s most memorable bars ! You can’t get much quainter than this pub in historic Quidi Vidi, that boasts stories, beers and wood burning stoves. The bar is attached to the house of the owner-cum-bartender-cum-chef (and waitress) Linda Hennebury, who, if asked nicely, might serve you a bowl of her homemade turkey soup. Head here for fiddle music, a warm fire and good times with friendly locals. A tip for the ladies: your restroom is in the closet.

4 Star Self Catering Holiday Cottage near Swansea & Neath Port Talbot. This is the slightly smaller cottage which was renovated in 2008 in a manner which retains and enhances the simplicity and sense of history of the cottage. It is 4 stars accredited. This luxury holiday cottage is well equipped with all that is expected of a modern home from home but with many historical references, several of a local nature. It also has beautiful countryside views. #welshbreaks #welshholidays