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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The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1SP.

Set on Chatsworth Estate, this lovely hotel and restaurant is set in the heart of the Peak District. It has 23 bedrooms, many of which have had their decor chosen by the Duchess of Devonshire, as well as having lovely views of the surrounding estate.

  • 18th Century

The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LT.

This traditional coaching inn, with origins dating back to the 1100s, is set on a lovely Georgian square in the historic Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. Opposite the award winning Abbey Gardens, The Angel is within easy reach of Lavenham and Cambridge.

  • 12th Century

Three Ways House

Three Ways House, Mickleton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6SB.

This charming Cotswolds village hotel has held an AA Rosette for over 10 years, and its welcoming bar-brasserie is home of the world-famous Pudding Club. With its individually styled en-suite rooms, Three Ways lies just 10 minutes from Stratford-upon-Avon

  • 19th Century

Langdale Hotel & Spa

Langdale Hotel & Spa, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, LA22 9JD.

Surrounded by rolling hills and gentle streams, the four-star Langdale Hotel offers a luxury spa and award winning dining. The traditional pub with its open fires serves real ales, whilst the restaurant features an original cannon and working water wheel.

  • 17th Century

St. Giles House

St. Giles House, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1JR.

Offering unique accommodation, restaurant dining and a stylish bar, all set in the surroundings of a stunningly restored Baroque building. Located in the heart of historic Norwich, the hotel’s original facade conceals 23 luxurious en suite rooms and a spa

  • 17th Century

Tankersley Manor

Tankersley Manor, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3DQ.

Backing onto moorland, Tankersley Manor is a stunning 17th century 4-star hotel with a leisure club and spa. The hotel’s restaurant serves international cuisine whilst the Onward Arms serves traditional Yorkshire faire. WiFi throughout.

  • 17th Century

Best Western Moore Place Hotel

Moore Place Hotel, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17 8DW.

Situated in the peaceful Bedfordshire village of Aspley Guise, this elegant Georgian manor house offers high standards and excellent service, all just 8 miles from Milton Keynes. Sit back and relax to the tranquil sound of the waterfall in the garden.

  • 18th Century

The Norfolk Hotel

Norfolk Royale Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EN.

The Norfolk is a fine Edwardian hotel, set in attractive private gardens in the heart of Bournemouth. The hotel also features a leisure spa with an indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Surrounded by elegant shops and a short walk from the beach

  • 20th Century

Andover House Hotel & Restaurant

Andover House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 3JB.

This elegant, Victorian building has been lovingly refurbished to blend modern comforts alongside its many original features. Set in a beautiful tree-lined avenue, this stylish adults only hotel features an award-winning restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Millhouse Hotel

The Millhouse Hotel, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire, MK44 1NP.

Set on the banks of the River Great Ouse in the village of Sharnbrook, the Millhouse offers 10 en-suite bedrooms. Enjoying views over the mill pond, the restaurant serves an à la carte menu plus daily specials. Just a 15-minute drive from Bedford.

  • 19th Century