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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Bannatyne’s Charlton House Spa Hotel

Charlton House, Shepton Mallet, Nr Glastonbury, Somerset, BA4 4PR.

With its Individually designed bedrooms and fantastic spa treatments, Bannatyne’s Charlton House is one of the premier hotels in south-west England. Guests can enjoy the well equipped fitness studio, Finnish sauna, hydrotherapy pool and ice fountains.

  • 18th Century

The Globe

The Globe, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0HR.

Situated in the heart of Topsham, this wonderfully renovated 16th century coaching inn blends period charm with modern comforts and offers 19 boutique-style en-suite rooms. With enticing menus, the daily specials make the most of fresh local ingredients.

  • 16th Century

Priory Lodge Hotel

Priory Lodge Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2BN.

Set in its own gardens overlooking the beach and town, this converted old vicarage now boasts an outdoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium. With spacious en-suite rooms, the hotel’s bar and restaurant offers fine views of the Cornish coastline.

  • 20th Century

Pier House Hotel

Pier House Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ.

Dating from 1794, the Pier House Hotel’s spacious rooms blend traditional charm with modern en-suite bathrooms, many enjoy scenic views across St Austell Bay. Overlooking Charlestown Harbour, the hotel’s restaurant serves a modern British menu.

  • 18th Century

Sid Valley Country House Hotel

Sid Valley Country House Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0QJ.

Offering traditional elegance, this award winning country house hotel sits in 7 acres of outstandingly beautiful grounds, which include a heated outdoor swimming pool. The excellent restaurant serves home-prepared food using the best local produce.

  • 17th Century

Hotel Penzance

Hotel Penzance, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 3AE.

Originally two Edwardian houses, the hotel now offers award winning cuisine and elegant, boutique bedrooms, some with views across St Michael’s Mount. Set in large leafy grounds with magnificent sea views, relax in a lounger by the swimming pool.

  • 18th Century

Merchants Manor Spa

Merchants Manor, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4QJ.

Featuring a modern leisure club, heated indoor swimming pool and award-winning restaurant, Merchants Manor is set in sub-tropical gardens. With far-reaching view over Falmouth Bay, this impressive period building offers traditional en-suite bedrooms.

  • 20th Century

The Masons Arms

The Masons Arms, Branscombe, Devon, EX12 3DJ.

Just ten minutes from Branscombe Beach, the 14th century Masons Arms offers an award-winning restaurant serving fine locally sourced food, including freshly landed lobster and crab. Many of the hotel’s 21 en-suite rooms feature either valley or sea views.

  • 14th Century

Tredethy House

Tredethy House, Tredethy, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 4QS.

Dating back to Tudor times and later extended, Tredethy House is now an elegant country house hotel. Four star rated, the bedrooms are spacious and many offer views over the surrounding gardens and countryside.

  • 14th Century

Eastbury Hotel

Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 3BY.

Originally a Georgian private residence, this elegant hotel now offers 23 individually decorated and furnished en-suite rooms, as well as an award-winning restaurant. Set in beautiful well tended gardens, a short stroll from Sherborne Abbey and the town.

  • 18th Century