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:

Cornwall | Devon | Cumbria (Lake District) | Norfolk | Peak District | Scotland | Wales

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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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Hotel Felix

Hotel Felix, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0LX.

Just a short drive from the heart of historic Cambridge, this luxury hotel features an award-winning restaurant and boutique 4-star bedrooms with designer Hypnos beds. Set in a grand Victorian mansion, the restaraunt serves modern Mediterranean cuisine.

  • 19th Century

Swinfen Hall Hotel

Swinfen Hall Hotel, Swinfen, nr. Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9RE.

Set amidst a 100 acre deer park, this grand Georgian manor house offers 18 luxuriously appointed guest rooms and suites. Experience the splendour of a stately home first hand and enjoy the finest of dining in the multi-award winning restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Merchants Manor Spa

Merchants Manor, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4QJ.

Featuring a modern leisure club, heated indoor swimming pool and award-winning restaurant, Merchants Manor is set in sub-tropical gardens. With far-reaching view over Falmouth Bay, this impressive period building offers traditional en-suite bedrooms.

  • 20th Century

Malmaison Glasgow

Malmaison Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, G2 4LL.

Malmaison Glasgow is a converted Episcopal Church in the very heart of Glasgow. Serving good food and wine, and featuring elegant rooms and suites, the hotel is the perfect choice for a trip to Glasgow.

  • 19th Century

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel & Spa

Lake Vyrnwy Hotel, Lake Vyrnwy, Powys, Wales, SY10 0LY.

Located high on the hillsides of the Berwyn Mountain range within the 24,000 acre Vyrnwy Estate, this four star historic hotel offers wonderful panoramic views. Bedrooms are individually furnished and some have four poster beds.

  • 19th Century

Aston Hall Hotel

Aston Hall, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2EE.

Ashton Hall dates back to the 1700s and is set amidst acres of breathtaking woodland. The stylish bedrooms are well equipped, and the luxury bathrooms have walk-in wet rooms! The Peak Distict is only 30 mins away by car and there is easy access to the M1.

  • 18th Century

The Masons Arms

The Masons Arms, Branscombe, Devon, EX12 3DJ.

Just ten minutes from Branscombe Beach, the 14th century Masons Arms offers an award-winning restaurant serving fine locally sourced food, including freshly landed lobster and crab. Many of the hotel’s 21 en-suite rooms feature either valley or sea views.

  • 14th Century

Tredethy House

Tredethy House, Tredethy, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 4QS.

Dating back to Tudor times and later extended, Tredethy House is now an elegant country house hotel. Four star rated, the bedrooms are spacious and many offer views over the surrounding gardens and countryside.

  • 14th Century

Culloden House Hotel

Culloden House Hotel, Culloden, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV2 7BZ.

This elegant Georgian country house is set in extensive gardens and grounds, just a short drive from the centre of Inverness. Voted one of the world’s best hotels, enjoy award winning cuisine in the 2 AA Rosette-rated restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Craigellachie Hotel of Speyside

Craigellachie Hotel, Craigellachie, Banffshire, AB38 9SR.

This impressive Victorian building is situated in the beautiful village of Craigellachie. The hotel’s restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette, whilst the bar offers over 700(!) whiskies! 25 mins from the Cairngorm National Park.

  • 19th Century