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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George Hotel

Geroge Hotel, Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1BB.

A 500 year old former coaching inn, this highly rated hotel now features contemporary décor and an award winning restaurant. Set in the picturesque village of Hathersage, the George offers friendly and unobtrusive service, with en-suite rooms and Wi-Fi.

  • 15th Century

Webbington Hotel & Spa

Webbington Hotel, Loxton, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2HU.

Situated on the southern slopes of the Mendip Hills, The Webbington offers stunning views over the surrounding countryside and the hamlet of Loxton. Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, steam room and tennis courts.

  • 17th Century

Bedford Swan Hotel

Bedford Swan Hotel, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 1RW.

The four star rated Bedford Swan Hotel is situated in the centre of Bedford overlooking the river. Full of history and character, the stunning bedrooms feature air conditioning and flatscreen TVs. There is also a swimming pool and jacuzzi.

  • 18th Century

Egypt Mill Hotel

Egypt Mill Hotel, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0AE.

This 16th century riverside hotel features a restaurant and bar, from where you can admire the carefully renovated working mill-wheel as you dine. Set in the unspoilt Cotswold town of Nailsworth. the award winning restaurant has a great local reputation.

  • 16th Century

Balgeddie House Hotel

Balgeddie House Hotel, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 3ET.

Superbly set within its own beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens in the centre of the Kingdom of Fife, it is the perfect location for either a tranquil business stay, holiday break, private function or business meeting.

  • 20th Century

Hotel du Vin Cambridge

Hotel du Vin, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1QA.

Hotel du Vin is ideally located in the centre of Cambridge and boasts 41 bedrooms and suites. Facilities include a French-style cellar bar & bistro, eclectic furnishings, Egyptian linen, monsoon-like showers and handsprung mattresses.

  • 19th Century

The Manor

The Manor, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7JG.

The five-star Manor features 10 unique and individually designed bedrooms, all enjoy private en-suite shower rooms and scenic views of the surrounding countryside. The popular restaurant boasts an open theatre kitchen and serves a seasonal menu.

  • 20th Century

The Royal Glen Hotel

The Royal Glen Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8RW.

The Grade I listed Royal Glen is situated just yards from Sidmouth’s famous Esplanade. Built in the 1500’s, the hotel boasts an indoor heated swimming pool and a restaurant serving the best of local produce.

  • 16th Century

The Pheasant Hotel

The Pheasant Hotel, Kelling, nr. Sheringham, Norfolk, NR25 7EG.

Set in picturesque countryside on the North Norfolk Coast, the award winning Pheasant Hotel and Restaurant is just a short stroll from the nearest beach. This pretty Georgian country house hotel offers 32 luxuriously decorated, en suite rooms.

  • 18th Century

Jolyons @ No.10

Jolyons @ No.10, Cardiff, Glamorgan, CF11 9LJ.

Just a short stroll from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city centre, this carefully restored Victorian townhouse now features 21 elegant, individually styled bedrooms. The restaurant serves a varied menu featuring locally sourced ingredients.

  • 19th Century