Historic Hotels

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.

Jump to Historic Hotels in:

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The Great House Hotel

The Great House Hotel, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ.

Built in the 14th and 15th centuries, The Great House had its imposing Georgian façade added in the 18th century to keep up with the times. Nowadays, The Great House is one of the finest small boutique hotels in Britain with a renowned restaurant.

  • 14th Century

Littlecote House Hotel

Littlecote House, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 OSU.

Dreamily beautiful historic Littlecote House has hosted both King Charles II and Queen Elizabeth I. Perfect for a romantic break for two as no children are allowed!

  • 13th Century

Rubens at the Palace

Rubens at the Palace, Westminster, London, SW1W 0PS.

Rubens at the Palace is a four star hotel situated opposite Buckingham Palace. Time your visit appropriately to watch – from the hotel’s lounge – the royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews.

  • 18th Century

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Hollin Hall Country House Hotel

Hollin Hall Country House Hotel, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5BG.

Nestled in the Serene Valley this grand Victorian building sits on the edge of the Peak District. With 58 distinctive and individually designed bedrooms, this charming 3-star hotel is full of modern amenities, including free WiFi and 24 hour room service.

  • 19th Century

De Vere Oxford Thames

Oxford Four Pillars Hotel, Sandford-on-Thames, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4GX.

This luxury four star hotel has sections dating back to medieval times and is set in 30 acres of beautiful parkland leading down to the River Thames. Features use of swimming pool, spa bath, sauna and steam room.

  • 12th Century

Trenython Manor Hotel & Spa

Trenython Manor Hotel, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2TS.

This elegant Victorian manor house now features traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, an à la carte restaurant and a spa offering personalised body treatments. Set in 24 acres of grounds, there is also an indoor swimming pool and sauna to enjoy.

  • 19th Century

Wyck Hill House Hotel & Spa

Wyck Hill House Hotel, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1HY.

This recently refurbished 18th Century Country Manor House is set high on Cotswold Escarpment with stunning views over the Windrush Valley. The hotel boasts a spa, an award winning restaurant and free Wifi.

  • 18th Century

Buckingham Villiers Hotel

Buckingham Villiers Hotel, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1BS.

Just ten minutes from Silverstone racecourse, the Buckingham Villiers features a 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant that serves a fine seasonal English menu. With 46 spacious en-suite rooms, the hotel lies in the heart of the market town of Buckingham.

  • 17th Century

Dunsley Hall Hotel

Dunsley Hall Hotel, Stourbridge, West Midlands, DY7 6LU.

With a history dating back to the 13th century, this luxurious romantic hideaway now features 10 individually designed bedrooms, with either antique brass beds or four posters. Dunsley’s Restaurant provides a memorable dining experience.

  • 13th Century

Albright Hussey Manor Hotel

Albright Hussey, Broad Oak, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY4 3AF.

This 16th century, privately-run, moated manor house is a four star hotel with an award winning restaurant and an abundance of period features throughout. Many of the bedrooms feature four poster beds, and the restaurant boasts a lovely dining terrace.

  • 16th Century

The Royal Castle Hotel

The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PS.

Set in the centre of historic Dartmouth overlooking the harbour and the River Dart, this award-winning 17th century hotel offers bright, airy rooms and a stylish restaurant. The 25 en-suite rooms are all individually decorated and many enjoy river views.

  • 17th Century

Milford Hall Hotel & Spa

Milford Hall Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3TE.

Situated close to the heart of this ancient city, Milford Hall successfully blends traditional English hospitality with modern facilities. Originally a Georgian mansion house, the hotel now offers 45 well-equipped rooms and a locally renowned restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Alma Hotel

The Alma Hotel, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TF.

Set at the heart of the Alma Hotel is a traditional London pub that offers 23 boutique-style bedrooms and a beautiful dining room serving modern British cuisine. Located in south west London, it is just a short walk from Wandsworth Train Station.

  • 18th Century