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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Hillcrest Hotel

Hillcrest Hotel, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 5RT.

In a beautiful secluded setting in the heart of the city of Lincoln, this hotel features 15 bedrooms all with free WiFi. Be sure to check out the Conservatory Restaurant which serves good food made from local produce wherever possible.

  • 19th Century

Inglewood Manor

Inglewood Manor, Ledsham, Cheshire, CH66 8PF.

Dating from 1915, this wonderfully preserved Edwardian manor stands in 38 acres of secluded grounds. Rich in historic character and features, there are 29 comfortable en-suite rooms and a fantastic restaurant, supported by a team of award-winning chefs.

  • 20th Century

The Kings Harbour Hotel

The Kings Arms Hotel, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1DT.

This boutique hotel overlooks Christchurch’s castle ruins and is situated on Dorset’s World Heritage Coast. The Georgian building blends original character with 21st century luxury, with each of the en suite bedrooms featuring luxury beds and power showers.

  • 18th Century

Falmouth Hotel

Falmouth Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4NZ.

With panoramic views across the bay, the Falmouth Hotel is set in a truly stunning position close to the beach. There is an AA Rosette resturant, along with leisure facilities such as a whirlpool and a sauna. Wifi.

  • 19th Century

Glen Mhor Hotel

Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness, Highlands, IV2 4SG.

Perched in the shadow of Inverness Castle and on the banks of the River Ness, Glen Mhor Hotel offers the finest in Scottish hospitality. Within walking distance of Inverness train station.

  • 19th Century

Tickton Grange Hotel

Tickton Grange, Tickton, nr. Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 9SH.

Set in four acres of glorious landscaped grounds, the distinguished Tickton Grange Hotel blends the stylish old with the exciting new, including its Georgian fireplaces and high speed broadband. Enjoy elegant fine dining in the intimate restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Highgate House

Highgate House, Creaton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8NN.

This striking country mansion was originally built as a coaching inn, but is now a 4 star Sundial Venue. This long history has allowed the hotel to successfully combine 17th century charm with contemporary luxuries.

  • 17th Century

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, BS23 1JP.

This charming Georgian building stands in its own extensive lawns on Weston-Super-Mare’s promenade. Offering fine sea views rooms and an elegant restaurant serving an international menu and extensive wine cellar, it is a short stroll from the Grand Pier.

  • 18th Century

Hunters Lodge Inn

Hunters Lodge Inn, Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 8LD.

Just outside the horse racing town of Wincanton, Hunters Lodge offers 13 en-suite rooms all furnished to a high standard, cosy bars and a restaurant which serves food all day. Conveniently situated for Cheddar Gorge, Wookey Hole Caves and Longleat.

  • 19th Century

Bath Arms

Bath Arms, Horningsham, Warminster, Wiltshire, BA12 7LY.

This stylish 4 star hotel has recently commissioned Miv Watts, the noted interior designer, to create colourful and unusual rooms with distinctly individual looks. Features a 2 AA rosette restaurant, treatment rooms and relaxing rural surroundings.

  • 17th Century