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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Matfen Hall Hotel Golf and Spa

Matfen Hall Hotel, Matfen, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE20 0RH.

This magnificent four star country house hotel is set within 300 acres of lovely parkland. Perfectly situated for exploring Hadrian’s Wall and the Northumberland National Park, Matfen Hall boasts a fine dining restaurant, spa and 27 hole golf course.

  • 19th Century

Headlam Hall Hotel

Headlam Hall Hotel, Headlam, near Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3HA.

This Jacobean country house hotel is perfect for a luxury rural retreat. The hotel boasts a luxury spa (with a stunning swimming pool) as well as an outdoor hot spa. Winning of the ‘North East England Small Hotel of the Year 2009 Gold Award’.

  • 17th Century

The Townhouse

The Townhouse, 34 Old Elvat, Durham, Co. Durham, DH1 3HN.

This 18th century, five star town house boasts 3 rooms with garden hot tubs, perfect for a wedding anniversary or a Valentine’s break! Durham Cathedral, castle and shops are all within walking distance. Be sure to try out the hotel’s cocktail bar.

  • 18th Century

Ascot House Hotel

Ascot House Hotel, 53 Kings Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5HJ.

Built in the late nineteenth century as a traditional Victorian family residence, Ascot House has now been elegantly transformed into a 19-bedroom hotel. Only a 10 minute walk into Harrogate town. Free Wifi.

  • 19th Century

Derwent Manor

Derwent Manor, Allensford, Nr Consett, Co. Durham, DH8 9BB.

One of the most distinctive hotels in Northumberland, Derwent Manor is set in 20 acres of grounds, and featues a Leisure Club with indoor pool, sauna, spa and fitness centre. Built in the style of a manor house, enjoy friendly service in a grand setting,

  • 18th Century

The Churchill Hotel

The Churchill Hotel, 65 Bootham, York, Yorkshire, YO30 7DQ.

A lovely Georgian hotel in the heart of York, just minutes from the city centre. After a busy day site-seeing enjoy a soak in your own roll top bath, then sample the delights of the piano bar and restaurant before falling into a luxurious four poster bed

  • 18th Century

Hall Garth Hotel

Hall Garth Hotel, Coatham, Mundeville, Co. Durham, DL1 3LU.

This 15th century manor house offers 56 guest bedrooms, all of which combine period charm with contemporary luxuries. The hotel’s extensive leisure facilities include a golf course, an indoor swimming pool and a whirlpool.

  • 15th Century

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa

Wood Hall Hotel, Linton, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 4JA.

This four star country house hotel boasts of the finest views in Yorkshire! The hotel’s bedrooms are elegantly decorated, especially the luxury / deluxe rooms. Features a spa with an indoor poor, spa bath and a steam room, as well as popular restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Wortley Hall

Wortley Hall, Wortley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 7DB.

Standing peaceful in grounds of 26 acres, the 4-star Wortley Hall offers en-suite guest accommodation, just a 5 minute drive away from Westwood Country Park. The Courtyard Restaurant serves fine food, with themed nights and a Sunday carvery.

  • 18th Century

The Royal Hotel Hull

Hull Royal Hotel, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 3UF.

One of the major landmarks of Hull city centre, this iconic Victorian building blends period splendour with luxurious modern style. Conveniently situated for exploring all this vibrant city has to offer, with a direct entrance to Paragon Railway Station.

  • 19th Century