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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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

The Old Palace Lodge

The Old Palace Lodge, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4RT.

The four star Old Palace Lodge is a historic hotel located within walking distance of Dunstable town. Full of character and charm, the hotel also has a restaurant serving good food and fine wines.

  • 12th Century

The Royal Bath Hotel

The Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2EW.

The Royal Bath is a magnificent Victorian hotel, uniquely positioned on Bournemouth’s famous sea front with spectacular panoramic views across the bay and out to the English Channel. Swimming pool, sauna and steam room

  • 19th Century

The Townhouse Manchester

Macdonald Townhouse Manchester, City Centre, Manchester, M1 6DF.

Following a multi-million pound makeover, this former cotton warehouse has been transformed into a boutique hotel offering luxurious, comfortable rooms and a stylish brasserie. Dating from 19th century, it stands in the heart of Manchester’s city centre.

  • 19th Century

Great Fosters

Great Fosters, Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9UR.

Gracing an estate of more than fifty acres in Surrey, Great Fosters is the most distinguished of hotels – a Grade One listed building blessed with the grandeur of 16th century England. 4 AA stars, 3 AA rosettes for food.

  • 16th Century

Burnham Beeches Hotel

Burnham Beeches Hotel, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 8DP.

Built in the first half of the 18th century, Burnham Beeches Hotel is set in 10 acres of peaceful gardens. Recently refurbished, this former manor house now offers 82 bedrooms with free WiFi, an indoor swimming pool and an AA rosette restaurant.

  • 18th Century