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 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

Hintlesham Hall Hotel

Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3NS.

Nestled in 175 acres of rolling Suffolk countryside, Hintlesham Hall is an imposing grade one listed, Elizabethan manor house. Today the hotel offers 32 individually, decorated bedrooms, a pool, award winning wine cellar, fine dining restaurant and a gym.

  • 15th Century

The Royal Duchy Hotel

The Royal Duchy Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NX.

Just metres from sandy beaches, Falmouth’s leading four-star hotel offers elegantly furnished en-suite bedrooms, a 2 AA Rosetted restaurant, an indoor pool, sauna and treatment room. Enjoying an unrivalled seafront setting, overlooking Falmouth Bay.

  • 19th Century

Beechfield House Hotel

Beechfield House Hotel, Beanacre, near Bath, Wiltshire, SN12 7PU.

This lovely Victorian country house is set in 8 acres of beautiful grounds, and is one of the finest luxury hotels near Bath. It boasts an AA rosette restaurant and a lovely heated pool. That is also a treatment room on site.

  • 19th Century

Kelham House Country Manor Hotel

Kelham House Hotel, Kelham, Newark upon Trent, Nottighamshire, NG23 5QP.

Set in 9 acres of informal gardens and woodland, the elegant Kelham House blends historic grandeur with contemporary style. Dating from 1903, this family owned hotel features 12 luxury en suite bedrooms and suites, and a choice of fine dining.

  • 20th Century

Corse Lawn House Hotel

Corse Lawn House Hotel, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL19 4LZ.

A lovely Queen Anne country house hotel set in twelve acres of delightful grounds with croquet lawn, tennis court and indoor swimming pool. There are eighteen very large and comfortable bedrooms, equipped with plenty of extras.

  • 18th Century