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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Cotswold Lodge Hotel

Cotswold Lodge Hotel, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6JP.

Situated in a conservation area in the historic city of Oxford, the Cotswold Lodge Hotel is an elegant four star hotel which dates back to the Victorian era. With many different types of accommodation available, including our executive and deluxe rooms.

  • 19th Century

Crazy Bear Beaconsfield

Crazy Bear Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1LX.

The oldest building in Beaconsfield, Crazy Bear now offers luxury and flamboyance in a traditional setting, as well as an outdoor swimming pool and three restaurants. The individually designed bedroom all feature a copper bath that fill from the ceiling.

  • 15th Century

Beech Hill Country House Hotel

Beech Hill Country House Hotel, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, BT47 3QP.

Built in the eighteenth century, Beech Hill Hotel is a 4 star elegant and luxurious country house hotel. The property boasts a mini spa, 27 well appointed bedrooms, and is surrounded by gardens and woodland.

  • 18th Century

Montague on the Gardens

Montague on the Gardens, Bloomsbury, London, Greater London, WC1B 5BJ.

This stunning four star boutique townhouse hotel is only moments from some of the biggest sights in London. The hotel itself is full of charm, and boasts a private and secluded garden. Bedrooms are air conditioned.

  • 18th Century

The Old Custom House

The Old Custom House, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8BL.

Overlooking Padstow’s medieval harbour, the Old Custom House features 24 light and elegant bedrooms, all with luxurious bathrooms, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. The stylish restaurant serves fresh local seafood in the evening, and award-winning breakfasts.

  • 19th Century

Ashdown Park Hotel

Ashdown Park Hotel, Wych Cross, East Sussex, RH18 5JR.

This four star mansion dates back to the 19th century and is surrounded by lakes, gardens and woodland. The restaurant is award winning and there is an indoor swimming pool, steam rooms, an 18 hole golf course and two tennis courts.

  • 19th Century

Chilston Park Hotel

Chilston Park Hotel, Sandway, Lenham, Kent, ME17 2BE.

This elegant 17th Century, Grade 1 listed country house is set in peaceful surrounding in Kent. It is luxuriously furnished with antiques and painting, and features 250 acres of grounds to explore. Rated in the top 200 hotels in the country.

  • 17th Century

Corinthia Hotel

Corinthia Hotel, Westminster, London, SW1A 2BD.

Blending 1885 character with modern state-of-the-art amenities, the luxurious Corinthia stands in one of London’s most prestigious areas. Boasting spacious, air-conditioned rooms, elegant restaurants and London’s largest spa, it is moments from Whitehall.

  • 19th Century

Fernhill Hotel

Fernhill Hotel, Portpatrick, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 8TD.

Set in private gardens above Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel commands stunning open views over the village, harbour and Irish Sea. A picture-perfect panorama greets you as you check in to the hotel and is your backdrop while you dine or relax over a drink.

  • 19th Century

Bourne Hall Country Hotel

Bourne Hall Country Hotel, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6RR.

Dating from the 1860’s, this beautiful Victorian country house features a large indoor pool, a seasonal outdoor pool, sauna and mini gym. Set in 3 acres of mature grounds, it offers stunning views over Sandown and Shanklin Bay.

  • 19th Century