Historic Hotels

Welcome to our selection of country houses and historic hotels across the UK. All the hotels listed are in heritage buildings, some are located deep in the countryside, some in in our historic towns and cities such as London, Bath and Manchester.

Whether you are looking for a sleepy manor house hotel to relax in, a spa break in a listed heritage hotel, or an action-packed weekend break offering all types of sports and activities – golf, shooting, fishing – you will find something here for you.

Simply scroll down to browse our selection of country house hotels. Alternatively, you can use the search box above to search by town, city or county.

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The Great House Hotel

The Great House Hotel, Lavenham, Suffolk, CO10 9QZ.

Built in the 14th and 15th centuries, The Great House had its imposing Georgian façade added in the 18th century to keep up with the times. Nowadays, The Great House is one of the finest small boutique hotels in Britain with a renowned restaurant.

  • 14th Century

Littlecote House Hotel

Littlecote House, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 OSU.

Dreamily beautiful historic Littlecote House has hosted both King Charles II and Queen Elizabeth I. Perfect for a romantic break for two as no children are allowed!

  • 13th Century

Rubens at the Palace

Rubens at the Palace, Westminster, London, SW1W 0PS.

Rubens at the Palace is a four star hotel situated opposite Buckingham Palace. Time your visit appropriately to watch – from the hotel’s lounge – the royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews.

  • 18th Century

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Milford Hall Hotel & Spa

Milford Hall Hotel, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3TE.

Situated close to the heart of this ancient city, Milford Hall successfully blends traditional English hospitality with modern facilities. Originally a Georgian mansion house, the hotel now offers 45 well-equipped rooms and a locally renowned restaurant.

  • 19th Century

The Alma Hotel

The Alma Hotel, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TF.

Set at the heart of the Alma Hotel is a traditional London pub that offers 23 boutique-style bedrooms and a beautiful dining room serving modern British cuisine. Located in south west London, it is just a short walk from Wandsworth Train Station.

  • 18th Century

Mount Pleasant Hotel

Mount Pleasant Hotel, Rossington, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN11 0HW.

A delightful Georgian country house, the Mount Pleasant Hotel offers an AA-Rosette awarded restaurant, an indulgent spa and rooms with four-poster beds and jacuzzi baths. All of which is located in 100 acres of stunning parkland.

  • 18th Century

Farnham House Hotel

Farnham House Hotel, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5ER.

This delightful hotel is full of character and charm. It is situated in peaceful surroundings, and includes a tennis court. Good restaurant and bar, as well as lovely gardens to explore. Only three minutes from Farnham town centre.

  • 18th Century

The Seaview Hotel And Restaurant

The Seaview Hotel And Restaurant, Seaview, Isle of Wight, PO34 5EX.

Set by the sea in the heart of the small Edwardian resort of Seaview, the hotel offers a chic coastal getaway. For discerning foodies, the hotel’s award-winning restaurant serves British dishes made with produce from its own farm.

  • 20th Century

Thainstone House

Thainstone House Hotel, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5NT.

Set in an impressive eighteenth century building, Thainstone House Hotel is set in 44 acres of private gardens and woodlands. Situated just outside the village of Inverurie, its location makes it an ideal setting for a Highland getaway.

  • 18th Century

Alexander House Hotel

Alexander House Hotel, Turners Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH10 4QD.

On the borders of Sussex and Surrey, this luxurious 5-star boutique hotel and spa is just 6 miles from Gatwick. Set in rolling parkland, this 17th century former manor house now offers an extensive range of leisure facilities and a 3 rosette restaurant.

  • 17th Century

The White Hart

The White Hart, Stockbridge, Hampshire, SO20 6HF.

Set within the pretty village of Stockbridge, this former 15th century coaching Inn has been converted to provide modern, comfortable accommodation with character and many period features. The restaurant enjoys a reputation for good home-cooked food.

  • 15th Century

Chilworth Manor Hotel

Chilworth Manor, Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT.

Within a few minutes drive from both the M3 and M27, this impressive manor house is set within 12 acres of lovely landscaped gardens. A recently opened health club features an indoor swimming pool. Within easy reach of Southampton.

  • 11th Century

Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3NJ.

Set in stunning grounds on the original Cheltenham racecourse estate, this authentic period property has been carefully restored to provide the very best in accommodation with first class service. Ellenborough Park also features an Indian-themed spa.

  • 16th Century