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.

Jump to Historic Hotels in:

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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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Alison House Hotel

Alison House Hotel, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RH.

Standing in its own 7 acre grounds just a short walk from the attractions of Matlock Bath, this Georgian style four-star property offers 17 en-suite rooms. The elegant hotel restaurant offers classic British dishes and an extensive wine cellar.

  • 18th Century

The Vermont Hotel

The Vermont Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 1RQ.

Blending 1930s grandeur with contemporary chic and four-star luxury, this landmark building occupies an enviable position in the heart of the city, next to the historic castle keep. Featuring a modern gym, the stylish restaurant enjoys spectacular views.

  • 20th Century

Belstead Brook Hotel

Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9HB.

Once a 16th century hunting lodge, the Belstead Brook Muthu Hotel is surrounded by nine acres of parkland and boasts well decorated and comfortable bedrooms. Also on site is an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

  • 16th Century

Aphrodite’s Boutique Hotel

Aphrodite's Boutique Hotel, Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JD.

Set in 2 acres of beautiful gardens above Lake Windermere, the luxury themed suites at the Aphrodites Boutique Hotel feature spa baths or private hot tubs. With an elegant restaurant, guests also have use of an indoor pool, sauna and fitness area.

  • 19th Century

Witchery by the Castle

Witchery by the Castle, 352 Castlehill, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH1 2NF.

A magnificent 5 star hotel which can be found in a truly memorable setting – at the gates of Edinburgh Castle. The sumptuous suites play second fiddle only to the fantastic Witchery dining room, a celebrity haunt and gastronomic delight.

  • 16th Century

Wartling Place Country House Hotel

Wartling Place Hotel, Wartling, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1RY.

A charming, award winning Georgian B&B which is an ideal base for exploring East Sussex. Wartling Place Country House offers spacious, well appointed accommodation complete with king size and four poster beds, all mod cons and beautiful garden views.

  • 18th Century

Boringdon Hall Hotel

Boringdon Hall Hotel, Plympton, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 4DP.

Boringdon Hall Hotel is set in extensive grounds, close to the edge of Dartmoor National Park, close to Plymouth. Combining the atmosphere of a bygone era with the comforts of modern day living, Boringdon provides the very best of English hospitality.

  • 16th Century

Dalhousie Castle Hotel

Bonnyrigg, Edinburgh, EH19 3JB.

This fascinating 13th century castle is set in wooded parkland on the banks of the River Esk, just 7 miles from Edinburgh city centre and 5 miles from Rosslyn Chapel. Relax in the fabulous Aqueous Spa before dining in our vaulted dungeon. AA 2 Rosettes.

  • 13th Century

Mercure Peebles Barony Castle Hotel

Barony Castle, Eddleston, Peebles, Scottish Borders, EH45 8QW.

Barony Castle is a beautful 16th century mansion house, set on the edge of the Scottish Borders. Featuring an indoor heated swimming pool, multi gym, sauna and spa bath, there are splendid views of the surrounding Moorfoot Hills.

  • 16th Century

St. Pierre Marriott Hotel

Marriott St. Pierre Hotel, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, NP16 6YA.

This fourteenth century manor house, nestled within the rolling Welsh countryside, boasts modern luxuries such as an indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, gym, tennis courts and a fabulous restaurant.

  • 14th Century