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.

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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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Kitley House Hotel

Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2NW.

This luxury country house hotel is set in a large 600 acre estate. The building itself is over 500 years old, and the hotel’s restaurant has developed a reputation for good food and drink. Easy access to Plymouth and South Devon.

  • 15th Century

The Brook Green Hotel

The Brook Green Hotel, Shepherd Bush, Greater London, W6 7PB.

A short walk from Hammersmith Underground, the Brook Green is a traditional pub offering 14 simple, stylish air-conditioned bedrooms, all with private modern bathrooms. Set in an elegant Victorian building, the cosy pub also features real open fires.

  • 19th Century

Prestonfield House Hotel

Prestonfield, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH16 5UT.

Prestonfield is the only hotel in Edinburgh to hold AA’s highest accolade of 5 Red Stars. Situated moments from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile, this baroque mansion has been luxuriously reworked and now has 22 individual boudoir-like rooms and suites.

  • 17th Century

Strathaven Hotel

Strathaven Hotel, Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6SZ.

The hotel is on the edge of the picturesque market town of Strathaven. A family run hotel, built by Robert Adam Jnr in the 18th century and set in three acres of grounds. We are centrally located…

  • 18th Century

Wilton Court Restaurant with Rooms

Wilton Court Restaurant with Rooms, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6AQ.

Enjoying a idyllic location on the banks of the River Wye, the 16th century Wilton Court is recommended by the Good Hotel Guide. All 10 of the en-suite bedrooms have been individually decorated and the 2 AA Rosetted restaurant features a seasonal menu.

  • 16th Century

Crieff Hydro Hotel

Crieff Hydro Hotel, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3LQ.

For over 130 years we have been welcoming people from all over the world to Crieff Hydro. All Crieff Hydro’s 210 en suite bedrooms have been refurbished in the last few years to a good four-star standard.

  • 19th Century

Fishmore Hall

Fishmore Hall, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 3DP.

Offering views over ‘the perfect historic town’ of Ludlow, this beautifully restored Georgian house offers 15 luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms. Discover fine Shropshire dining, from traditional breakfasts to a superb tasting menu.

  • 18th Century

The Old Manor House Hotel

The Old Manor House Hotel, Keynsham, Somerset, BS31 2BA.

Thought to be the oldest dwelling house in Keynsham, this charming manor is situated just a short drive from both Bath and Bristol. Dating back to 1609, guests are invited to relax in the bar, with its roaring log fires before sampling the à la carte menu

  • 17th Century

Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel

Elmers Court Hotel, Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire, SO41 5ZB.

This magnificent Tudor gabled Manor House is situated on the edge of the New Forest. Build in the early 19th century, the hotel offers individual bedrooms and self catering lodges, as well as a full leisure club. Squash, tennis courts and a bowling green.

  • 19th Century

The Old Rectory Restaurant with Rooms

The Old Rectory, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0HF.

This delightful, Grade II listed Georgian country house hotel lies on the eastern fringe of Norwich city and features an award winning restaurant. With 8 beautiful, unique rooms it is set in quiet gardens with a swimming pool (open from Easter to Sept).

  • 18th Century