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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Warkworth House Hotel

Warkworth House Hotel, Warkworth, Northumberland. NE65 0XB.

Boasting views over the magnificent medieval Warkworth Castle, this 19th century coaching inn offers spacious, pet friendly accommodation in a range of room styles. Less than a mile from the unspoilt Northumberland coastline, the hotel makes the ideal touring base.

  • 19th Century

Centre Of Britain Hotel

Centre Of Britain Hotel, Main St, Haltwhistle, Northumberland. NE49 0BH.

Set in Haltwhistle’s most historic building, this lovingly refurbished building now offers 12 individually designed bedrooms that blend modern comfort with original architectural features. Enjoy fine dining in a unique setting amidst oak beams and an ancient fireplace.

  • 15th Century

Waren House Hotel Northumberland

Waren House Hotel, Waren Mill, Bamburgh, Northumberland. NE70 7EE.

Once home to the third Lord Derwentwater, this attractive Georgian house is just a short drive away from the magnificent Bamburgh Castle. Boasting twelve individually styled bedrooms, the fine dining restaurant holds two AA Rosettes.

  • 18th Century

The Elvetham

Hartley Wintney, Hook, Hampshire RG27 8AS

This stunning mansion dates back to the 1800’s and is only 40 miles from London. Rich in history and with 35 acres of immaculate grounds, this 72 bedroom hotel is perfect for a weekend break. Exclusive use for weddings possible.

  • 19th Century

The Greenway Hotel & Spa

The Greenway Hotel & Spa, Shurdington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4UG.

Nestling in the beautiful Cotswold hills, yet close to historic Cheltenham, this elegant Elizabethan manor and spa combines traditional countryside charm with modern luxury. Enjoy fine dining in the award-winning restaurant, or relax in the luxurious spa.

  • 16th Century

The Hollies Hotel

The Hollies Hotel, Bower Hinton, Martock, Somerset, TA12 6LG.

Set in the heart of Somerset, this delightful hotel features spacious rooms with flat screen TV’s and free WiFi throughout. In the summer, why not dine in style on the terrace? During winter months guests can relax by the fireplace in the bar.

  • 17th Century

The Talbot Hotel

The Talbot Hotel, Oundle, Northamptonshire, PE8 4EA.

Set in the heart of the historic town of Oundle, The Talbot has been welcoming weary travellers since 628AD. Rumoured to be haunted by the ghost of Mary Queen of Scots, this recently refurbished hotel now combines the past with 21st century facilities.

  • 16th Century

The Royal Hotel Cardiff

The Royal Hotel Cardiff, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF10 1DW.

Dating from 1866, this listed Victorian building hosts the oldest hotel in Cardiff on its second floor. Blending period features with modern convenience, the Royal now offers 60 contemporary style bedrooms, many with views of the Principality Stadium.

  • 19th Century

Castle House Hotel

Castle House Hotel, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR1 2NW.

Located just a two minute walk from the cathedral, this elegant Georgian-era hotel stands in terraced grounds leading down to the moat that surrounds Hereford Castle. Several of the elegantly decorated en-suite rooms feature four-poster beds.

  • 18th Century

Meudon Hotel

Meudon Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5HT.

This family run hotel offers beautiful views out the sea, and is perfect for a beach holiday. The bedrooms are all well appointed, and the hotel serves excellent food in it’s restaurant including fresh seafood.

  • 19th Century