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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Beamish Hall Hotel

Beamish Hall Hotel, Beamish, Co. Durham, DH9 0YB.

This 13th century listed hall has now been transformed into an elegant hotel. Full of original features and maintaining it’s historic elegance, it is set within 24 acres of parkland. Close to the A1(M) and the city of Durham.

  • 12th Century

The Two Bridges Hotel

The Two Bridges Hotel, Two Bridges, Devon, PL20 6SW.

Sharing 60 acres of private grounds with the resident geese, The Two Bridges Hotel offers beautiful bedrooms and an AA rosette restaurant. Only 20 minutes from Plymouth.

  • 18th Century

Cockliffe Country House Hotel

Cockliffe Country House Hotel, Arnold, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 8PQ.

Cockliffe House is a four star hotel near Nottingham, and a member of Johansen’s Hotels. It is set amidst three acres of gardens, with these gardens also containing a helipad for those wanting to arrive by air!

  • 17th Century

Radnorshire Arms Hotel

Radnorshire Arms, Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2BE.

This Grade II listed building dates back to the 16th century, and boasts a wealth of original exposed beams and timber panelled walls. All nineteen rooms are furnished to a high standard, and there are two restaurants, a bar and a lovely residents lounge.

  • 16th Century

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa

Best Western Inverness Palace Hotel, Inverness, Highlands, IV3 5NG.

Set by the banks of the famous River Ness, opposite from Inverness Castle, the superbly stylish 3 star Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa, features tastefully appointed bedrooms and a luxury leisure club with swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

Roebuck

Roebuck, Wych Cross, East Sussex, RH18 5JL.

This charming 17th century coaching inn sits on the edge of Royal Ashdown Forest, just 15 miles from London Gatwick Airport. With oak beams and open fires, the elegant bedrooms all feature private modern bathrooms with power showers.

  • 17th Century

Ringwood Hall Hotel

Ringwood Hall Hotel, Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1DQ.

A splendid Georgian Grade II listed Manor House set in 29 acres of formal gardens and parklands, with 58 comfortable en-suite rooms, including several 4 posters with jacuzzi or feature bath, plus 2 luxury apartments in the hotel grounds.

  • 18th Century

The Green House

The Green House, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3AX.

This elegant, award-winning eco-friendly hotel features boutique rooms with organic bed linen, and sleek bathrooms with walk-in showers. A gentle stroll from Bournemouth beach, the restaurant serves a creative menu using local and organic produce.

  • 19th Century

Little Hallingbury Mill

Little Hallingbury Mill, Great Hallingbury, Essex, CM22 7QT.

Nestling alongside the River Stort, this picturesque converted flour mill now features en-suite accommodation over its 19 bedrooms, a licensed bar and restaurant. In a traquil setting, it offers easy access to Cambridge, London and Stansted Airport.

  • 19th Century

Cromlix

Cromlix House Hotel, Cromlix, Stirling, Perthshire, FK15 9JT.

Located in a stunning 2000 acre estate, this is a characterful, ornately decorated property in the style of a luxurious shooting lodge. Activities on offer include fishing and clay shooting and the delightful onsite chapel is a unique wedding setting.

  • 19th Century