Historic Hotels in North West England

From quaint little escapes in the Lake District to grand hotels in Liverpool, welcome to our selection of country (and sometimes not so country!) house hotels in the north west of England. These listings cover the counties of Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria.

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Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5JP.

The hotel is a 700 year old building which you approach down a beautiful tree lined drive. The hotel’s 175 rooms blend age old comfort with modern design.

  • 14th Century

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Cedar Manor Hotel

Cedar Manor Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AX.

Dating back to the Victorian era, this lovely country house hotel features a 2 AA rosette restaurant and is perfectly situated for exploring all that Windermere has to offer. The lounge and bar overlook the hotel gardens.

  • 19th Century

Storrs Hall Hotel

Storrs Hall Hotel, Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3LG.

This grade II Georgian mansion is one of the most spectacular hotels in the Lake District. Overlooking Lake Windermere, guests can enjoy spacious bedrooms with beautiful baths, and dining faciltiies that boast views over the surrounding countryside.

  • 18th Century

Stirk House Hotel

Stirk House Hotel, Gisburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4LJ.

Blending 16th century charm with luxurious classic interiors, the Stirk House Hotel offers an AA Rosetted restaurant, a swimming pool and sauna. This stunning historic manor retains many original features including its grand fireplace and priest hole.

  • 16th Century

The Millstone At Mellor

The Millstone At Mellor, Mellor, nr. Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7JR.

This beautifully presented old coaching inn is set in the peaceful Lancashire village of Mellor, just a few miles from Blackburn. Dating back to 1750, it now features elegant en suite bedrooms and a 2-rosette accredited restaurant

  • 18th Century

The Ship Hotel

The Ship Hotel, Parkgate, Wirral, Cheshire, CH64 6SA.

Enjoying delightful views over the Dee estuary to North Wales, the Ship lies within easy reach of both Chester and Liverpool. With all the attractions of the Wirral close by, it offers 24 comfortable en-suite rooms, hearty food and a well-stocked bar.

  • 19th Century

Linthwaite House Hotel

Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JA.

The award-winning Linthwaite House Hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells, and provides luxurious accommodation.

  • 19th Century

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 0AN.

Set within the Stanley dock conservation area, each of the spacious en suite rooms at the Titanic Hotel features stunning views over the historic Port of Liverpool. Converted from the former North Warehouse, the hotel includes a restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa

Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 6AD.

Dating from 1779, Rowton Hall sits in 8 acres of award winning grounds. Retaining many original features including extensive oak panelling, inglenook fireplace and elegant Robert Adam fireplace, the hotel now offers many extras including spa facilities.

  • 18th Century

The Bridge Hotel & Restaurant

The Bridge Hotel, Prestbury, Cheshire, SK10 4DQ.

With easy access to the tranquil Cheshire countryside, the Bridge Hotel has 23 en-suite rooms boasting high standards of furnishing and décor. Set in the heart of the village of Prestbury, yet just 16 miles from Manchester city centre.

  • 19th Century

Velvet Hotel

Velvet Hotel, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 3HE.

Located on Manchester’s bustling Canal Street, this luxury hotel is situated above the famous Velvet Bar and Restaurant and offers that little bit extra – iPod docking stations, in-room cocktail and canapé packages and luxury toiletries.

  • 20th Century