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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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

The Fowey Hotel

The Fowey Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1HX.

This award winning hotel is set right by the water’s edge, close to the heart of the pretty Cornish town of Fowey. The public rooms all offer panoramic views of the historic harbour and estuary, as do many of the individually decorated, en-suite rooms.

  • 19th Century

Billesley Manor Hotel

Billesley Manor Hotel, Billesley, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, B49 6NF.

Puma Hotels’ Billesley Manor is a fine Elizabethan house set in 11 acres and located just outside Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon. Today, this grand 16th century house offers 21st century comforts…

  • 16th Century

The French Horn

The French Horn, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6TN.

Offering easy access to both Reading and Heathrow, the French Horn is a cosy riverside hotel which features 21 spacious en-suite bedrooms. Boasting beautiful views of the River Thames, the hotel’s restaurant serves a fine menu of classic dishes and wines.

  • 19th Century

Marygreen Manor

Marygreen Manor, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 4NR.

Dating from the 16th century, this luxury four-star hotel is just minutes away from the M25, and within easy driving distance of central London and the airports. The well equipped bedrooms feature high-speed internet access and satellite TV.

  • 16th Century

Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY.

Once home to one of the country’s most famous industrialists, this fine Arts and Crafts building has been transformed into Newcastle’s first, independently owned, boutique hotel. This grand house now boasts 40 unique and individually styled bedrooms.

  • 19th Century