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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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

Lythe Hill Hotel & Spa

Lythe Hill Hotel, Haslemere, Surrey, GU27 3BQ.

Nestled in the Surrey Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Lythe Hill is a truly unique hotel set in over 20 acres of parkland. There are 41 bedrooms ranging from luxury suites to antique four poster beds.

  • 15th Century

Buxted Park Hotel

Buxted Park Hotel, Buxted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4AY.

Located in the heart of Sussex, Buxted Park is one of the finest Georgian mansions in England and is set in 312 acres of parkland, where fallow deer roam free. It has played host to the rich and famous for centuries.

  • 18th Century

Regent Hotel

Regent Hotel, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1AB.

This fine Georgian Grade II listed building is situated in the heart of Cambridge and offers 22 fully air conditioned, en-suite bedrooms. Ideally located for the perfect stay in this beautiful and historic city, it overlooks the famous Parkers Piece.

  • 18th Century

Three Horseshoes Country Inn & Spa

Three Horseshoes Inn, Blackshaw Moor, nr. Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 8TW.

Although an inn has stood on this site since before 1819, the current Three Horseshoes features 26 stylish rooms, some with luxurious four-poster beds and others with private hot tubs. The visual centre piece of the Spa is the Mill Wheel Shower.

  • 19th Century

Budock Vean Hotel

Budock Vean Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5LG.

Set in acres of sub-tropical gardens, the four-star Budock Vean features private, luxurious accommodation, an indoor pool, nine-hole golf course and Natural Health Spa. Close to the Helford River, boat hire and watersports are all available locally.

  • 18th Century