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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Langdale Hotel & Spa

Langdale Hotel & Spa, Chapel Stile, Cumbria, LA22 9JD.

Surrounded by rolling hills and gentle streams, the four-star Langdale Hotel offers a luxury spa and award winning dining. The traditional pub with its open fires serves real ales, whilst the restaurant features an original cannon and working water wheel.

  • 17th Century

Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite, Cumbria, CA12 4RE.

Armathwaite Hall is one of the original stately homes of England. Set in over 400 acres of park and woodland, this four red star hotel is perfect for a romantic retreat in the country. Dinner, bed & breakfast rates are also available at the hotel.

  • 11th Century

Grange Hotel

Grange Hotel, Grange over Sands, Cumbria, LA11 6EJ.

Dating from 1866, the elegant Grange Hotel sits in its own landscaped grounds and enjoys panaramic bay views. Boasting its own swimming pool, gym, spa bath, sauna and steam room, the hotels Carriages Restaurant serves a five-course table d`hote menu.

  • 19th Century

Leverhulme Hotel

Leverhulme Hotel, Port Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 5EZ.

Located in the Garden Village of Port Sunlight on the Wirral peninsula, this grade 2 listed art deco hotel features boutique bedrooms, fine dining and tranquil gardens. The building was first opened in 1907 as Lord Leverhulme’s hospital for his workers.

  • 20th Century

The Midland Hotel

The Midland Hotel, City Centre, Manchester, M60 2DS.

The Midland is an iconic landmark in Manchester and is full of history. This is the place where Rolls met Royce and where Churchill made one of his legendary speeches. Today there’s a swimming pool, a gym and an award winning 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 20th Century

Hollins Hey Hotel

Hollins Hey Hotel, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside, CH45 0JY.

With views over the Irish Sea, this privately owned hotel has 13 en suite rooms all with free WiFi. The hotel’s cocktail bar features a grand piano and an open fire.

  • 19th Century

Shrigley Hall Hotel

Shrigley Hall Hotel, Shrigley, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 5SB.

Set in the lovely Cheshire countryside yet within easy reach of Manchester, Shringley Hall Hotel is an imposing four star hotel. The hotel’s grounds feature a 18 hole championship golf course, and there is also a swimming pool, steam room and sauna.

  • 19th Century

The Townhouse Manchester

Macdonald Townhouse Manchester, City Centre, Manchester, M1 6DF.

Following a multi-million pound makeover, this former cotton warehouse has been transformed into a boutique hotel offering luxurious, comfortable rooms and a stylish brasserie. Dating from 19th century, it stands in the heart of Manchester’s city centre.

  • 19th Century

The Castle Green Hotel

The Castle Green Hotel, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6RG.

Set in 14 acres of wooded grounds, this award winning hotel boasts two gyms, spa, swimming pool and a 2 AA Rosette restaurant. Within walking distance of the town centre, diners can enjoy views of Kendal Castle and the stunning Lakeland countryside.

  • 19th Century

Inglewood Manor

Inglewood Manor, Ledsham, Cheshire, CH66 8PF.

Dating from 1915, this wonderfully preserved Edwardian manor stands in 38 acres of secluded grounds. Rich in historic character and features, there are 29 comfortable en-suite rooms and a fantastic restaurant, supported by a team of award-winning chefs.

  • 20th Century