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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Crathorne Hall Hotel

Crathorne Hall Hotel, Crathorne, Yarm, North Yorkshire, TS15 0AR.

Recognised as one of Yorkshire’s grandest country house hotels, Crathorne Hall enjoys splendid views of the Leven Valley on the fringe of the Yorkshire Moors. Built in 1906, this magnificent Edwardian stately home now offers 37 stylish rooms and suites.

  • 20th Century

The Royal Chase Hotel

The Royal Chase Hotel, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 8DB.

This Georgian ex-monastery has been dramatically transformed and now boasts 33 en-suite rooms, an indoor pool and steam room. Set on the fringe of Shaftesbury, the award-winning restaurant serves creative interpretations of traditional and modern dishes.

  • 18th Century

Sychnant Pass Country House

Sychnant Pass, Sychnant Pass Road, Conwy, LL32 8BJ.

Situated in the heart of Snowdonia National Park just minutes from the medieval walled town of Conwy, this award-winning country house offers a host of facilities including an indoor heated pool, sauna, gym, solarium and an outdoor terrace with a hot tub.

  • 19th Century

The Chester Grosvenor

The Chester Grosvenor, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 1LT.

Boasting a prestigious Michelin starred restaurant and individually decorated, luxurious rooms, this award-winning 5-star hotel stands in the heart of Chester. The Grosvenor Spa features 5 luxury treatment rooms, steam room, salt grotto and foot baths.

  • 19th Century

Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1QL.

Set in the heart of the city, this classic Victorian building has recently been refurbished and now offers 41 elegant rooms with full en-suite facilities. Carriages Restaurant serves varied dishes that change weekly, whilst the bar offers a lighter menu.

  • 19th Century

Haughton Hall

Haughton Hall, Shifnal, nr. Telford, Shropshire, TF11 8HG.

Set in 35 acre grounds, this elegant 18th century country mansion now boasts 37 en suite rooms, including a number of luxurious four-poster rooms. The leisure club includes a swimming pool, gym and sauna, whilst outside there is a fishing lake and tennis.

  • 18th Century

Salford Hall Hotel

Salford Hall Hotel, Abbot's Salford, Evesham, Warwickshire, WR11 5UT.

Dating back to the Tudor era, this romantic Grade I listed country house is ideally situated between Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and the Vale of Evesham. In the evening be sure to try the award winning, candlelit restaurant.

  • 14th Century

Royal Beacon Hotel

Royal Beacon Hotel, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2AF.

Just minutes from the beach yet with easy access to Exeter, the Royal Beacon offers elegant en-suite rooms, some with sea or courtyard views. This elegant Regency building has welcomed many illustrious guests, including Lady Nelson and Lady Byron.

  • 18th Century

Queens Hotel

Queens Hotel, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4HG.

This elegant Victorian hotel is set in one of the most stunning positions in Cornwall. The restaurant takes full advantage of the wonderful views, and there is WiFi throughout.

  • 19th Century

The Dales Country House Hotel

Dales Country House Hotel, Upper Sheringham, Norfolk, NR26 8TJ.

This grade II listed building is full of original features and offers well appointed rooms. One of the deluxe rooms boasts a whirlpool bath and a private balcony. The ‘Upchers Restaurant’ serves a high quality of cuisine.

  • 19th Century