Historic Hotels in Derbyshire

Welcome to our selection of country house hotels in the Peak District and Derbyshire Dales. We’ve searched the county high and low, from the foothills of Ashbourne to the spa towns of Buxton and Matlock, to bring you the finest historic hotels in the Peak District.

If you run out of options, be sure to try our selection of country house hotels in the middle of England which also includes the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire.

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Batemans Mill Hotel & Restaurant

Batemans Mill Hotel, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6AE.

This beautifully converted 18th century mill offers individually decorated rooms with private en-suite bathrooms and award-winning food. The British Steakhouse Restaurant serves locally sourced produce, along with an extensive selection of world wines.

  • 18th Century

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Ringwood Hall Hotel

Ringwood Hall Hotel, Brimington, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 1DQ.

A splendid Georgian Grade II listed Manor House set in 29 acres of formal gardens and parklands, with 58 comfortable en-suite rooms, including several 4 posters with jacuzzi or feature bath, plus 2 luxury apartments in the hotel grounds.

  • 18th Century

George Hotel

Geroge Hotel, Hathersage, Derbyshire, S32 1BB.

A 500 year old former coaching inn, this highly rated hotel now features contemporary décor and an award winning restaurant. Set in the picturesque village of Hathersage, the George offers friendly and unobtrusive service, with en-suite rooms and Wi-Fi.

  • 15th Century

Makeney Hall

Makeney Hall Hotel, Milford, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0RS.

On the doorstep of the Peak District and just a short drive from Derby, this former Victorian country mansion retains many charming period features. Set in extensive landscaped gardens, Makeney Hall now offers 46 elegantly decorated bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Risley Hall Hotel

Risley Hall Hotel, Risley, Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 3SS.

Risley Hall dates back to the 1000’s, and is set in seven acres of lovely gardens. The hotel is famous for it’s cuisine, and also offers a swimming pool, jacuzzi and sauna. The 16 bedrooms are all individually decorated.

  • 11th Century

The Lee Wood Hotel

The Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ.

Set in its own tranquil grounds, this fully modernised Georgian property offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant. Convenient for Buxton town centre, the hotel also provides a relaxing base for exploring the Peak District.

  • 18th Century

The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1SP.

Set on Chatsworth Estate, this lovely hotel and restaurant is set in the heart of the Peak District. It has 23 bedrooms, many of which have had their decor chosen by the Duchess of Devonshire, as well as having lovely views of the surrounding estate.

  • 18th Century

The Old Hall Hotel

The Old Hall Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6BD.

Said to be the oldest hotel in England, the Old Hall is located in the lovely spa town of Buxton in the Peak District. Mary Queen of Scots stayed here in 1573, albeit as a house prisoner! Free WiFi.

  • 16th Century

The Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa

The Palace Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AG.

The Palace Hotel is a 4 star hotel situated in the Peak District spa town of Buxton. The richly decorated rooms combine historic charm with contemporary facilities, many with views over the town. The excellent leisure facilities include a swimming pool.

  • 19th Century

Alison House Hotel

Alison House Hotel, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3RH.

Standing in its own 7 acre grounds just a short walk from the attractions of Matlock Bath, this Georgian style four-star property offers 17 en-suite rooms. The elegant hotel restaurant offers classic British dishes and an extensive wine cellar.

  • 18th Century