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 Lordleaze Hotel

The Lordleaze Hotel, Chard, Somerset, TA20 2HW.

A former 18th century farmhouse, the Lordleaze Hotel is now the only three-star hotel in Chard with its own restaurant and bar, featuring freash local produce. Set on the Somerset, Dorset and Devon borders, just minutes away from Chard town centre.

  • 18th Century

Dumbleton Hall

Dumbleton Hall, Dumbleton, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 7TS.

Dumbleton Hall Hotel is a beautiful 19th century Cotswold stone manor house situated in 19 acres of rolling Worcestershire countryside. Broadway is only 6 miles away offering charming shops, antiques galleries and tea rooms.

  • 19th Century

St Ives Harbour Hotel & Spa

St Ives Harbour Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2BN.

Boasting direct access to the award-winning Porthminster Beach, St Ives Harbour Hotel offers elegant en-suite rooms, many with wonderful balcony views across St Ives Bay. The impressive spa includes an indoor pool and hot tub, sauna and fitness suite.

  • 19th Century

Lansdowne Hotel

Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4EE.

With original Victorian features, the Lansdowne Hotel lies opposite the Western Lawns, just 200 metres from Eastbourne beach. Featuring antique furniture and traditional decor, some of the en-suite rooms enjoy views across the seafront.

  • 19th Century

St Elizabeth’s House

St Elizabeth's House, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1NJ.

Surrounded by acres of landscaped gardens, this Georgian manor house blends historic charm and character, with modern state-of-the-art facilities. Set in the charming village of Plympton, this small luxury hotel offers friendly professional service.

  • 18th Century

The Edgemoor Country House Hotel

The Edgemoor Country House Hotel, Bovey Tracey, Devon, TQ13 9LE.

Surrounded by immaculately kept grounds, this elegant Victorian country house has undergone substantial tasteful refurbishment, and now boasts an award-winning restaurant as well as an extensive wine cellar. On the boundary of the Dartmoor National Park.

  • 19th Century

White Hart Royal

White Hart Royal, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0BA.

With its flagstone floors and original inglenook fireplace, this 17th century former coaching inn now features 28 individually designed bedrooms, some with four-poster bed and roll-top bath. This historic hotel is set in Moreton-in-Marsh’s town centre.

  • 17th Century

Monk Fryston Hall

Monk Fryston Hall, Monk Fryston, York, West Yorkshire, LS25 5DU.

This stately mansion sits deep within the Vale of York and dates back to the sixteenth century. Bedrooms are all furnished to a high standard and have full WiFi access. Within easy reach of the A1M and M62 motorways.

  • 16th Century

Malmaison Oxford

Malmaison Oxford, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1AY.

If you’re looking for a truly unique boutique hotel then look no further! This 95 bedroom converted Victorian prison is set in historic Oxford, and brings together stylish rooms, a stunning brasserie and 2 welcoming bars.

  • 19th Century

Coworth Park

Coworth Park, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7SE.

The only hotel in the UK with its own polo fields, this stunning, 5-star country house also boasts a luxurious spa, a gourmet restaurant and equestrian centre. Elegantly furnished, each room features spacious bathrooms with copper baths.

  • 18th Century