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.

Jump to Historic Hotels in:

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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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Audleys Wood Hotel

Audleys Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT.

Audleys Wood offers an irresistible range of bedrooms, ranging from ‘special occasion’ suites to superior double and garden rooms. Set in a magnificent Victorian manor house, hidden amongst seven acres of lush woodland and beautiful gardens.

  • 19th Century

Buckland Manor

Buckland Manor, Buckland, near Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7LY.

This thirteenth century country house hotel is set amidst the beautiful rolling hills of the Cotswolds. The ten acres of immaculate gardens feature waterfalls and fountains, and the 13 luxury bedrooms are all elegantly decorated.

  • 13th Century

Crabwall Manor Hotel and Spa

Brook Crabwall Manor Hotel, Mollington, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 6NE.

This historic manor house dates from 1660 and is today a luxury 4-star hotel with on-site spa. The hotel is located a short drive from Chester and approx. 5 minutes from the M56 motorway.

  • 17th Century

The Drayton Court Hotel

The Drayton Court Hotel, Ealing, London, W13 8PH.

With its rooms themed on Ealing’s famous comedy films, the 4-star Drayton Court Hotel features a lively bar and restaurant. This traditional Edwardian pub once had a cleaner that would go on to change world history… the ‘not so funny’ former Vietnamese leader, Ho Chi Minh.

  • 20th Century

Fowey Hall Hotel

Fowey Hall Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1ET.

Relax and enjoy the spectacular views over the river estuary, or perhaps treat yourself to the range of treatments available at the hotel’s spa, With its great range of facilities, the luxurious Fowey Hall is surely one of the finest hotels in Cornwall

  • 19th Century

Royal Seven Stars Hotel

Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5DD.

This former 17th century coaching inn now offers 21 recently refurbished, individually styled, en-suite rooms. Located in the heart of historic Totnes, this charming hotel features a stylish restaurant serving delicious food made from fresh local produce.

  • 17th Century

Lake Country House & Spa

Lake Country House, Llangammarch Wells, Powys, Wales, LD4 4BS.

This traditional Welsh country house hotel has been awarded 4 stars by Visit Wales. It is set in 50 acres of its own grounds, and inside is richly furnished with paintings, antiques and log fires.

  • 19th Century

The Bear of Rodborough Hotel

The Bear of Rodborough, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 5DE.

Originally built as a 17th century ale house, the hotel now boasts unique en-suite accommodation and an award-winning restaurant, as well as 3 bars. Set within hundreds of acres of NT parkland with views over Stroud, the Bear is ideal for country walks.

  • 17th Century

Balbirnie House Hotel

Balbirnie House Hotel, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 6NE.

The award-winning Balbirnie House is a listed Georgian mansion dating from around 1777. Set within a 400 acre park, it now offers good food, beautiful grounds, 34 fine bedrooms, and an 18-hole golf course, all just an hour’s drive from Edinburgh.

  • 18th Century

Quy Mill Hotel & Spa

Quy Mill, Stow-Cum-Quy, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25 9AF.

This wonderfully secluded, grade II listed former watermill now offers 51 en suite rooms, some with four poster beds and spa baths. First mentioned in the Domesday Book.of 1086, today guests can enjoy award winning dining from the 2 AA Rosette kitchen.

  • 11th Century