Historic Hotels in Middle England

Browse through our selection of Country House Hotels in the Middle of England, including the Peak District, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Staffordshire, Rutland, Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Leicestershire.

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The Old Hall Hotel

The Old Hall Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BD.

Said to be the oldest hotel in England, the Old Hall is located in the lovely spa town of Buxton in the Peak District. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1573, albeit as a house prisoner! Free WiFi.

  • 16th Century

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Batemans Mill Hotel & Restaurant

Batemans Mill Hotel, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6AE.

This beautifully converted 18th century mill offers individually decorated rooms with private en-suite bathrooms and award-winning food. The British Steakhouse Restaurant serves locally sourced produce, along with an extensive selection of world wines.

  • 18th Century

Ye Olde Bell Hotel

Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Barnby Moor, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8QS.

Boasting good access to the motorway, road and rail networks, this 17th century coaching inn blends traditional period features with modern comforts. The bistro serves international cuisine, with a classic British menu available in the restaurant.

  • 17th Century

Hollin Hall Country House Hotel

Hollin Hall Country House Hotel, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5BG.

Nestled in the Serene Valley this grand Victorian building sits on the edge of the Peak District. With 58 distinctive and individually designed bedrooms, this charming 3-star hotel is full of modern amenities, including free WiFi and 24 hour room service.

  • 19th Century

Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Hotel, Normanton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8RP.

This luxurious hotel offers a quaint charm of elegance and an old English aristocratic feel. Boasting excellent food and beautiful water view accommodation, it stands within extensive 18th century parkland on the shores of Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

Makeney Hall

Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0RS.

On the doorstep of the Peak District and just a short drive from Derby, this former Victorian country mansion retains many charming period features. Set in extensive landscaped gardens, Makeney Hall now offers 46 elegantly decorated bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Saracens Head Hotel

Saracens Head Hotel, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6BX.

As mentioned in Charles Dickens’ first novel, The Pickwick Papers, this 400 year-old inn has been recently refurbished and now offers excellent standards of comfort and service. Set on the Roman Watling Street, just a short walk from Towcester Racecourse.

  • 17th Century

Thoresby Hall Hotel

Thoresby Hall Hotel, Nr Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9WH.

This Grade I listed house combines gracious rooms with fine dining and superb entertainment, all in a building that dates back to the 1700s. Try the luxurious spa or simply relax in the 30 acres of landscaped gardens.

  • 18th Century

Barnsdale Hall Hotel

Barnsdale Hall Hotel, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8AB.

Featuring breathtaking views of Rutland Water, Barnsdale Hall Hotel dates back to 1890. Originally built as a hunting lodge, today it offers an AA Rosette restaurant, as well as extensive spa and leisure facilities.

  • 19th Century

Risley Hall Hotel

Risley Hall Hotel, Risley, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3SS.

Risley Hall dates back to the 1000’s, and is set in seven acres of lovely gardens. The hotel is famous for it’s cuisine, and also offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The 16 bedrooms are all individually decorated.

  • 11th Century

Alexandra Court Hotel

Alexandra Court Hotel, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4HN.

Set in a beautiful Victorian building, this exclusive, boutique-style hotel features 15 en-suite rooms and a superb à la carte restaurant. Sympathetically renovated in keeping with the Victorian period, the Alexandra Court lies close to Congleton.

  • 19th Century