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 Burlington

The Burlington, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3QL.

Blending Victorian period style with a contemporary interior, the lovingly refurbished Burlington occupies an idyllic position on Worthing promenade. Offering 26 well-appointed bedrooms, relax and enjoy the beautiful sea views from Gio’s bar & restuarant.

  • 19th Century

Salisbury White Hart Hotel

Salisbury White Hart Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2SD.

Set in the heart of the city, this elegant Georgian hotel boasts modern rooms all with en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Guests can find a restaurant, specialising in British cuisine and an informal lounge serving light meals and cream teas.

  • 18th Century

Blackwell Grange Hotel

Blackwell Grange Hotel, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL3 8QH.

This elegant hotels dates back to the 1600’s and is set in 15 acres of its own woodlands and gardens. A great base for exploring the historic cities of York and Durham as well as the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

  • 17th Century

Imperial Crown Hotel

Imperial Crown Hotel, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1QE.

Built in the early 19th century, the Imperial Crown is situated in the heart of Halifax town centre. Try the delightful Wallis Simpson Restaurant or relax in the hotel bar’s cobbled courtyard garden.

  • 19th Century

Appleby Manor Hotel & Garden Spa

Appleby Manor, Appleby in Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6JB.

With it’s award winning restaurant, beautiful landscaped gardens and luxurious bedrooms, Appleby Manor is ideal for a relaxing break in the country. There is an abundance of hill walking opportunities in the immediate area.

  • 19th Century

Norton House Hotel & Spa

Norton House & Spa, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH28 8LX.

Norton House and Spa was originally built in 1840 and is now a fully refurbished luxurious hotel and a traditional country retreat. Ideally situated for exploring the beautiful of Edinburgh which is only 20 minutes away by car.

  • 19th Century

The Croft Hotel

The Croft Hotel, Croft On Tees, Nr Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 2ST.

Dating from 1835, The Croft is located in the historic village of Croft on Tees, just 10 minutes from the centre of Darlington. Overlooking the River Tees, some of the hotel’s en-suite rooms offer beautiful views of Croft Bridge and St Peter’s Church.

  • 19th Century

St George’s Hotel

St George's Hotel, Llandudno, Gwynedd, LL30 2LG.

Llandudno’s luxury seafront hotel, having undergone full refurbishment in early 2006, with comfort cooling in all bedrooms, offers a quality service with excellent value. Spectacular views of Llandudno Bay.

  • 19th Century

Ravenwood Hall Hotel

Ravenwood Hall Hotel, Rougham, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9JA.

One of Suffolk’s ultimate retreats, the Ravenwood Hall Hotel is full of period features and boasts an outdoor pool. Some rooms feature four poster beds for that extra special stay, and the hotel is within easy reach of Bury St Edmunds.

  • 16th Century

Penmere Manor Hotel

Penmere Manor Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4PN.

An oasis of gracious living, this family run Georgian country house is set in five acres of beautiful surroundings. The leisure club features an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, jacuzzi and gymnasium.

  • 18th Century