Historic Hotels in Cornwall

Welcome to our selection of historic country house hotels in Cornwall. From the imposing Tredethy Country Hotel near Bodmin (pictured above) to the stunning clifftop location of Porth Avallen Hotel near St Austell, we’ve searched high and low for the finest hotels across this beautiful county. If you’re looking for more options, be sure to try out our selection of country house hotels in Devon, as many are situated near to the county borders.

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The Horn Of Plenty

The Horn Of Plenty, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JD.

With its award winning restaurant and elegant, luxurious rooms, this privately owned, beautiful country house enjoys panoramic views over the Tamar Valley. Rich in historic character and original charm, it offers a warm and friendly personalised service.

  • 19th Century

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Headland Hotel & Spa

Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1EW.

This luxury four star hotel is perched on its own wave-lashed promontory in Newquay, Cornwall. With it’s stylish interior and welcoming ambience, the hotel is perfect for a romantic break by the sea. Leisure facilities include indoor and outdoor pools.

  • 19th Century

Carbis Bay & Spa Hotel

Carbis Bay Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2NP.

Boasting direct access to Carbis Bay beach, this elegant hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and wonderful sea views. The bright and airy bedrooms all enjoy free Wi-Fi and private modern bathrooms, many with views of the bay.

  • 19th Century

The Wellington Hotel

The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0AQ.

With its award-winning restaurant and real ale bar, the historic Wellington Hotel is just a 5 minute walk from the medieval Boscastle Harbour. Surrounded by Cornish countryside, guests can relax in the leafy gardens before sampling the creative menu.

  • 16th Century

Lugger Hotel

Lugger Hotel, Portloe, Cornwall, TR2 5RD.

Set on the water’s edge around the harbour at Portloe, this highly recommended 17th century inn offers an idyllic escape. Each of the hotel’s 21 rooms has a luxurious en-suite bathroom and the restaurant with its sunny terrace, serves fresh seafood.

  • 17th Century

Tyacks Hotel

Tyacks Hotel, Camborne, Cornwall, TR14 8LD.

Originally an 18th century coaching inn, the charming three-star Tyacks Hotel now features 15 spacious and tastefully-designed, en-suite bedrooms. Set close to heart of the former mining town of Camborne, it offers home-cooked meals and friendly service.

  • 18th Century

Rose in Vale Country House Hotel

Rose in Vale Country House Hotel, Saint Agnes, Cornwall, TR5 0QD.

Exclusively for adults, this luxury country house boasts a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi, library and an AA Rosetted restaurant. Set close to the North Cornish coast, many of the hotel’s 20 elegant en-suite rooms offer garden views

  • 18th Century

The Falcon Hotel

The Falcon Hotel, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8SD.

Close to the sandy beaches of the west Cornish coast, the en-suite bedrooms at the Falcon Hotel are all traditionally furnished and include satellite TV channels. Overlooking the Bude Canal, the elegant restaurant uses fresh local produce in its dishes.

  • 18th Century

The Mill House

The Mill House, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL340HD.

Located in its own 7 acres of wooded valley, this 18th century former corn mill now features a bar, dining room and residents’ lounge, all with cosy open fires. Offering first-class food and accommodation, the Mill House lies on Cornwall’s north coast.

  • 18th Century

Penventon Park Hotel

Penventon Park Hotel, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3AD.

With its heated indoor swimming pool, this elegant Georgian mansion house stands in its own private parkland and gardens. Each room at the 3-star Penventon Park Hotel features traditional decor and a private bathroom, some with access to the outdoor patio

  • 18th Century

Port Gaverne Hotel

Port Gaverne Hotel, Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3SQ.

With its antique furniture and other traditional features, no two bedrooms at this charming 17th century inn are the same. Located in the picturesque cove of Port Gaverne, the beach is just moments away and nearby Port Isaac is a five minute walk.

  • 17th Century