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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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

Francis Hotel Bath

Francis Hotel Bath, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2HH.

Constructed from traditional Bath stone, The Francis dates back to the eighteenth century and is situated in the heart of historic Bath. It has recently undergone a £6 million refurbishment, and rooms now include luxuries such as Plasma HD TV’s!

  • 18th Century

Hotel Indigo – Edinburgh – Princes Street

20 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2AN.

Situated in the heart of Edinburgh on the world famous Princes Street, the Hotel Indigo is renowned for the warm welcome given to all of its guests. Be sure to try out the hotel’s Twenty Princes Street restaurant with its spectacular views of the castle.

  • 19th Century

Bosworth Hall Hotel

Bosworth Hall, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, CV13 0LP.

Bosworth Hall and Spa is a Grade II listed William and Mary Mansion nestled in 11 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. In the evening, why not relax in the hotel’s fine dining restaurant and adjoining cocktail bar?

  • 17th Century

Summer Lodge Hotel

Summer Lodge Country House Hotel, Evershot, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 0JR.

This beautifully restored Georgian Manor is now a luxurious Relais & Châteaux property. With 24 bedrooms, an award winning restaurant and a spa with an indoor heated swimming pool, this is the perfect venue for a relaxing break

  • 18th Century

Leaside Hotel

Leaside Hotel, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 1BT.

Located in the heart of Luton, this stylish hotel offers 23 boutique bedrooms, some feature a sunken bath, four-poster bed or spa bath. The Brasserie restaurant serves a varied menu of home-cooked food, or enjoy gourmet snacks on the Victorian terrace.

  • 19th Century