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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The Old Custom House

The Old Custom House, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL.

Overlooking Padstow’s medieval harbour, the Old Custom House features 24 light and elegant bedrooms, all with luxurious bathrooms, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant serves fresh local seafood in the evening, and award-winning breakfasts.

  • 19th Century

Boscundle Manor

Boscundle Manor Hotel & Spa, Boscundle, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RL.

Boscundle Manor is a small country house hotel in a beautiful wooded setting about 1 mile from the sea with luxury accommodation and extensive facilities. In addition to the outdoor pool, there is an indoor heated swimming pool and a hot tub.

  • 18th Century

The Fowey Hotel

The Fowey Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1HX.

This award winning hotel is set right by the water’s edge, close to the heart of the pretty Cornish town of Fowey. The public rooms all offer panoramic views of the historic harbour and estuary, as do many of the individually decorated, en-suite rooms.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Duchy Hotel

The Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NX.

Just metres from sandy beaches, Falmouth’s leading four-star hotel offers elegantly furnished en-suite bedrooms, a 2 AA Rosetted restaurant, an indoor pool, sauna and treatment room. Enjoying an unrivalled seafront setting, overlooking Falmouth Bay.

  • 19th Century

Falmouth Hotel

Falmouth Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NZ.

With panoramic views across the bay, the Falmouth Hotel is set in a truly stunning position close to the beach. There is an AA Rosette resturant, along with leisure facilities such as a whirlpool and a sauna. Wifi.

  • 19th Century

St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

St Ives Harbour Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2BN.

Boasting direct access to the award-winning Porthminster Beach, St Ives Harbour Hotel offers elegant en-suite rooms, many with wonderful balcony views across St Ives Bay. The impressive spa includes an indoor pool and hot tub, sauna and fitness suite.

  • 19th Century

The Old Success Inn

The Old Success Inn, Sennen Cove, Cornwall, TR19 7DG.

Located on one of Cornwall’s most stunning bays, the four-star Old Success is a beautiful 17th century inn with restaurant. Full of charm and character, this historic inn now offers bright, modern rooms, all just a short stroll from Sennen Cove beach.

  • 17th Century