Historic Hotels in South West England

Browse through our selection of Country House Hotels in South West England, including Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Kitley House Hotel

Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2NW.

This luxury country house hotel is set in a large 600 acre estate. The building itself is over 500 years old, and the hotel’s restaurant has developed a reputation for good food and drink. Easy access to Plymouth and South Devon.

  • 15th Century

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Marston Lodge Hotel

Marston Lodge Hotel, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 5JP.

Dating from around 1900, this elegant house has retained much of its original style and charm. Located on the tranquil North Hill of Minehead, most of the comfortable and airy en-suite rooms enjoy panoramic views of Exmoor and Somerset’s rugged coastline.

  • 19th Century

The Mill House

The Mill House, Tintagel, Cornwall, PL340HD.

Located in its own 7 acres of wooded valley, this 18th century former corn mill now features a bar, dining room and residents’ lounge, all with cosy open fires. Offering first-class food and accommodation, the Mill House lies on Cornwall’s north coast.

  • 18th Century

The Queens Court Hotel

The Queens Court Hotel, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4HY.

Dating from the 1840’s, Queens Court has retained many of its original Georgian features. The hotel’s 18 en-suite rooms have classic décor and the Olive Tree Restaurant has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for its fine food. A short walk from Exeter Cathedral.

  • 19th Century

Lincombe Hall Hotel

Lincombe Hall Hotel, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JX.

Offering an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, the award winning Lincombe Hall Hotel is just a gentle stroll from Torquay Harbour and Marina. Recently refurbished, many of the elegant en-suite rooms enjoy views across the sea.

  • 19th Century

Penventon Park Hotel

Penventon Park Hotel, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3AD.

With its heated indoor swimming pool, this elegant Georgian mansion house stands in its own private parkland and gardens. Each room at the 3-star Penventon Park Hotel features traditional decor and a private bathroom, some with access to the outdoor patio

  • 18th Century

Wessex Royale Hotel

Wessex Royale Hotel, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UP.

This charming Georgian hotel is set in an excellent location right in the heart of Hardy’s Dorchester. Dating from 1756, the Wessex Royale has retained many classic features including original fireplaces, panelling and a magnificent grand staircase.

  • 18th Century

Port Gaverne Hotel

Port Gaverne Hotel, Port Isaac, Cornwall, PL29 3SQ.

With its antique furniture and other traditional features, no two bedrooms at this charming 17th century inn are the same. Located in the picturesque cove of Port Gaverne, the beach is just moments away and nearby Port Isaac is a five minute walk.

  • 17th Century

Churston Court Inn

Churston Court Inn, Churston Ferrers, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0JE.

Olde Churston Court Inn is a magnificent manor house dating back to the 1100’s. It has been restored to effortlessly blend historic charm with contemporary comfort, and many rooms have four-poster beds. The a la carte restaurant serves candlelit dinners.

  • 12th Century

The Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8NB.

Overlooking the River Taw and just a short drive from the beautiful North Devon coast, the Imperial is Barnstaple’s only four-star hotel. In addition to the formal dining restaurant, there are more relaxed options available in the bar and terrace lounge.

  • 19th Century

The Langtry Manor Hotel

The Langtry Manor Hotel, Derby Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 3QB.

Originally called the “Red House”, the hotel was built in 1877 by King Edward VII ( then Prince of Wales) as a home for his favourite mistress, the famous Lillie Langtry, as a permanent rendezvous whenever needed.

  • 19th Century