Historic Hotels in North East England

Yorkshire and Northumberland have always been synonymous with grand stately homes and country houses, no doubt due to the beautiful rolling countryside that often surrounds them! Scroll down to see our hand picked selection of country house hotels in North East England, including Yorkshire and County Durham.

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Close House

Close House, Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle-u-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 0HT.

Located in the heart of a stunning Northumbrian country estate on the outskirts of Newcastle, Close House features luxurious B&B accommodation in 16 en suite rooms. Set in an elegant 18th century mansion, try a round or two on the 18 hole golf courses.

  • 18th Century

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Weetwood Hall Hotel

Weetwood Hall Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5PS.

This four star hotel was originally a 17th century manor house. It offers a wide range of bedroom types, along with an award winning pub and two restaurants. Free WiFi throughout the hotel.

  • 17th Century

Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa

Doxford Hall Hotel, North Charlton, nr. Alnwick, Northumberland, NE67 5DN.

Set in a 10 acre estate, this luxurious country house hotel boasts extensive spa and leisure facilities, as well as an award-winning restaurant. Built in 1818, each of the 31 en suite rooms exudes their own traditional charm and character.

  • 19th Century

Manor House Hotel

Manor House Hotel, West Auckland, County Durham, DL14 9HW.

This quintessential English manor house was built on foundations which date back to the 1100s. Now a hotel, it offers 35 well furnished bedrooms as well as a health club. The restaurant serves a mix of traditional and more exotic dishes.

  • 12th Century

South Causey Inn

South Causey Inn, Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0LS.

Located within the beautiful Beamish Valley, just 6 miles from both Newcastle and historic Durham, this traditional country inn offers 28 well-decorated en suite rooms and an award-winning restaurant. The beamed bar serves a great selection of real ales.

  • 20th Century

Nidd Hall

Nidd Hall, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 3BN.

Lose yourself in the beauty of stunning Nidd Hall where Edward VIII is said to have met Mrs Wallis Simpson for the first time. Dinner, Bed and Breakfast breaks are available at this adults-only hotel near Harrogate on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 19th Century

Bannatyne Hotel Darlington

Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL3 7HZ.

Blending 19th century character with modern comfort, this historical town house lies close to downtown Darlington. The stylish and modern restaurant offers fresh, seasonal British food, and guests enjoy access to the Bannatyne Fitness Health Club, for a surcharge.

  • 19th Century

Macdonald Linden Hall

Macdonald Linden Hall Hotel, Longhorsley, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 8XF.

Built in 1812, Linden Hall is a fine example of Georgian architecture at its best. Set within over 400 acres of grounds, the hotel boasts a spa, an award winning 2 AA rosette restaurant as well as a championship length 18 hole golf course.

  • 19th Century

Old Swan Hotel

Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 2SR.

The Old Swan is famed as the hiding place for Agatha Christie during her disappearance in 1926! Today this hotel boasts 136 contemporary styled bedrooms, some with four poster beds. Free WiFi.

  • 18th Century

Sir William Fox Town House Hotel

Sir William Fox, South Shields, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE33 3DZ.

The birth place of Sir William Fox, a former prime minister of New Zealand, this recently refurbished hotel stands in the historic village of Westoe. Now offering 13 individually designed rooms, enjoy traditional home cooked food in period surroundings.

  • 18th Century

Haley’s Hotel

Haley's Hotel, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS6 2DE.

Haley’s boasts the award winning Oaks Restaurant, highly appointed, individually designed bedrooms and a renowned reputation for individual service. The hotel is easily accessible from the M1 motorway.

  • 19th Century