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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Kings Lodge Inn

Kings Lodge Hotel, Durham, Co. Durham, DH1 4BG.

With easy access to Durham city centre, Kings Lodge offers 21 comfortable en-suite bedrooms, a cosy bar and good food served in the hotel’s restaurant. Set on the edge of the Flass Vale Nature Reserve, within walking distance of the railway station.

  • 18th Century

Norfolk Arms Hotel

Norfolk Arms Hotel, Ringinglow, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S11 7TS.

This recently refurbished, historic coaching inn is set in the beautiful Mayfield Valley amid stunning countryside on the edge of the Peak District. Enjoying fantastic views, the Norfolk Arms is also conveniently situated for Sheffield city centre.

  • 19th Century

Aston Hall Hotel

Aston Hall, Aston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 2EE.

Ashton Hall dates back to the 1700s and is set amidst acres of breathtaking woodland. The stylish bedrooms are well equipped, and the luxury bathrooms have walk-in wet rooms! The Peak Distict is only 30 mins away by car and there is easy access to the M1.

  • 18th Century

The Black Swan Hotel

Black Swan Hotel, Market Place, York, North Yorkshire, YO62 5BJ.

This historic inn dating back to the 15th century is now a boutique and romantic hotel set in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s prettiest villages. Features an acclaimed 2 AA rosetted restaurant.

  • 15th Century

Waterton Park Hotel

Waterton Park Hotel, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6PW.

Built in the Georgian era, Waterton Park Hotel sits proudly on an island surrounded by its own lake. Extensive leisure facilities including swimming pool and sauna. Situated in the Yorkshire countryside, yet still within easy access of Wakefield.

  • 18th Century

Blackwell Grange Hotel

Blackwell Grange Hotel, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL3 8QH.

This elegant hotels dates back to the 1600’s and is set in 15 acres of its own woodlands and gardens. A great base for exploring the historic cities of York and Durham as well as the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

  • 17th Century

Imperial Crown Hotel

Imperial Crown Hotel, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1QE.

Built in the early 19th century, the Imperial Crown is situated in the heart of Halifax town centre. Try the delightful Wallis Simpson Restaurant or relax in the hotel bar’s cobbled courtyard garden.

  • 19th Century

The Croft Hotel

The Croft Hotel, Croft On Tees, Nr Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 2ST.

Dating from 1835, The Croft is located in the historic village of Croft on Tees, just 10 minutes from the centre of Darlington. Overlooking the River Tees, some of the hotel’s en-suite rooms offer beautiful views of Croft Bridge and St Peter’s Church.

  • 19th Century

Tankersley Manor

Tankersley Manor, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3DQ.

Backing onto moorland, Tankersley Manor is a stunning 17th century 4-star hotel with a leisure club and spa. The hotel’s restaurant serves international cuisine whilst the Onward Arms serves traditional Yorkshire faire. WiFi throughout.

  • 17th Century

Whitley Hall Hotel

Whitley Hall Hotel, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8NR.

Relax in this lovely ivy clad hotel which dates back to the 1500’s. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the hotel is situated in a lovely estate with extensive gardens. The bedrooms all have a complimentary decanter of port!

  • 16th Century