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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Shibden Mill Inn

Shibden Mill Inn, Shibden, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 7UL.

Offering sumptuous 5 Star guest accommodation, the 17th century Shibden Mill Inn provides easy access to the many delightfuls of West Yorkshire. With a reputation for warm hospitality and gastro dining, you are assured of fabulous Yorshire fayre.

  • 17th Century

Chewton Glen Hotel

Chewton Glen Hotel, New Milton, Hampshire, BH25 6QS.

Just a short drive from the New Forest, this five-star country house hotel has a 3 AA-Rosette restaurant, spa, gym, outdoor pool, golf course and tennis courts. Each elegant room has a spacious seating area, many enjoy balconies and garden views.

  • 18th Century

The George Hotel

The George Hotel, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PE.

With picturesque views of the Yarmouth harbour and a brasserie serving excellent food (with a special emphasis on fresh seafood), the George Hotel is perfect for a seaside break. The building itself dates back to the 1600’s and is full of character.

  • 17th Century

Leverhulme Hotel

Leverhulme Hotel, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5EZ.

Located in the Garden Village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral peninsula, this grade 2 listed art deco hotel features boutique bedrooms, fine dining and tranquil gardens. The building was first opened in 1907 as Lord Leverhulme’s hospital for his workers.

  • 20th Century

White Hart Hotel

White Hart Hotel, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1NH.

Located in the heart of picturesque Coggeshall, the 15th century White Hart Hotel offers 18 elegant bedrooms, all with private modern bathrooms and original features. With oak beams and exposed brickwork, the restaurant serves a traditional British menu.

  • 15th Century

The Old Bridge Inn

The Old Bridge Inn, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 7DA.

Set in the heart of the small market town of Holmfirth, famous for its association with the popular TV series ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, this historic hotel offers warm Yorkshire hospitality. Recently refurbished, yet retaining its traditional character.

  • 19th Century

The Midland Hotel

The Midland Hotel, City Centre, Manchester, M60 2DS.

The Midland is an iconic landmark in Manchester and is full of history. This is the place where Rolls met Royce and where Churchill made one of his legendary speeches. Today there’s a swimming pool, a gym and an award winning 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 20th Century

Boscundle Manor

Boscundle Manor Hotel & Spa, Boscundle, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RL.

Boscundle Manor is a small country house hotel in a beautiful wooded setting about 1 mile from the sea with luxury accommodation and extensive facilities. In addition to the outdoor pool, there is an indoor heated swimming pool and a hot tub.

  • 18th Century

Hollins Hey Hotel

Hollins Hey Hotel, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside, CH45 0JY.

With views over the Irish Sea, this privately owned hotel has 13 en suite rooms all with free WiFi. The hotel’s cocktail bar features a grand piano and an open fire.

  • 19th Century

Shrigley Hall Hotel

Shrigley Hall Hotel, Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5SB.

Set in the lovely Cheshire countryside yet within easy reach of Manchester, Shringley Hall Hotel is an imposing four star hotel. The hotel’s grounds feature a 18 hole championship golf course, and there is also a swimming pool, steam room and sauna.

  • 19th Century