Welcome to our selection of country houses and historic hotels across the UK. All the hotels listed are in heritage buildings, some are located deep in the countryside, some in in our historic towns and cities such as London, Bath and Manchester.
Whether you are looking for a sleepy manor house hotel to relax in, a spa break in a listed heritage hotel, or an action-packed weekend break offering all types of sports and activities - golf, shooting, fishing - you will find something here for you.
Simply scroll down to browse our selection of country house hotels. Alternatively, you can use the search box above to search by town, city or county.
The Samling, Cumbria
Nestled in the heart of the Lake District National Park, The Samling is a spectacular country house hotel boasting an outdoor hot tub, over 65 acres of grounds to explore, as well as an award winning restaurant. The property is also available for private use including weddings, corporate events or family occasions.
Eckington Manor, Worcestershire
Boasting the highest accolade by the British Tourist Board (Gold), Eckington Manor is set across three converted farm buildings, one of which dates back to the 1100s. Individually decorated rooms with Siberian goose-down pillows, flat screen TVs and free WiFi.
The Great House Hotel, Suffolk
This historic hotel is set in the heart of the medieval town of Lavenham. Often cited as one of the finest small boutique hotels in Britain, the Great House also has an award-winning restaurant serving French cuisine in exquisite surroundings. AA Five Stars.
The Castle Inn Hotel, Wiltshire
Set in the unspoilt village of Castle Combe (where the movie 'Warhorse' was filmed), The Castle Inn is a historic 12th century hotel and was once a former retreat of Oliver Cromwell. The hotel is full of character with open log fires and original features, and the restaurant is well renowned for its good food and drink.
Pen-Y-Dyffryn Hotel, Welsh Borders
Built in the mid-19th century, this country house hotel is now a grade II listed building. One of the bedrooms has a double Jacuzzi bath, whilst all guests can enjoy fine dining the 2 AA Rosette restaurant. Situated midway between Chester and Shrewsbury.
The Forbury Hotel, Reading
Set in the heart of Reading and only a five minute walk from the train station, The Forbury Hotel is a luxurious and boutique five star hotel. Coffee lovers will enjoy the fact that each bedrooms comes complete with its own espresso machine.
Rose in Vale Country House Hotel, Cornwall
This adult only hotel is ideally situated on the north Cornwall coastline just two miles from St. Agnes. Features an outdoor swimming pool, an award winning AA Rosette restaurant and some lovely grounds to explore. Free WiFi internet access.
Rubens at the Palace, Central London
Situated in the centre of London on Buckingham Palace Road, this historic hotel offers exquisitely furnished bedrooms, a champagne bar and two restaurants. If timed appropriately you may even catch a glimpse of the Royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews! Just a short walk from Victoria underground station.
Witchery by the Castle, Edinburgh
One of the most unique, quirky and opulent of all of the historic hotels in Britain, the Witchery by the Castle is (as the name suggests) situated close to the world famous Edinburgh Castle. Dates back to the late 16th century, with famous visitors including Ewan MacGregor, Michael Douglas and Andrew Lloyd Webber.