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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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

Champneys Henlow

Champneys Henlow, Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16 6DB.

Set in a historic country house in rural Bedfordshire, this adults-only resort features the famous Champneys Spa, with a grand swimming pool and sauna. Nestling in 150 acres of parkland, this exclusive spa hotel offers bespoke therapies and treatments.

  • 18th Century

Guyers House Hotel

Guyers House Hotel, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 0PS.

Standing in 12 acres of scenic gardens and grounds, this 17th century country house hotel features a hard tennis court, croquet lawn, fitness room, as well as cricket and golf nets. The award-winning restaurant offers exceptional food and wine.

  • 17th Century

Eckington Manor

Eckington Manor, Hammock Road, Eckington, Worcestershire, WR10 3BJ.

Set in 260 acres of farmland, Eckington Manor provides luxurious accommodation across three converted farm buildings, one of which is a beamed 12th century hall! Individually decorated rooms with Siberian goose-down pillows, flat screen TVs and free WiFi.

  • 12th Century

The Crown of Crucis Country Inn Hotel

The Crown of Crucis, Ampney Crucis, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 5RS.

Now carefully restored, this 16th century inn is set beside the pretty Ampney Brook in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds. A friendly, traditional English country hotel with comfortable en suite rooms, some of which overlook the village cricket pitch.

  • 16th Century

The George Hotel

The George Hotel, Piercebridge, Nr Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3SW.

Offering excellent accommodation and good value for money, this lovely 16th century coaching inn stands on the banks of the River Tees. The hotel’s restaurant, aa well as many of the recently renovated rooms, enjoy stunning views of the river and gardens.

  • 16th Century