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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Cornwall | Devon | Dorset | Cumbria (Lake District) | Norfolk | Oxfordshire | Peak District | Scotland | Surrey | Wales

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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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Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 2GB.

Overlooking York Racecourse, this elegant William III country house is set in 20 acre grounds, complete with leafy terraces and fragrant orchards. Dating from 1699, it is now boasts luxurious accommodation, award-winning food and a boutique spa.

  • 17th Century

The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel, York City Centre, North Yorkshire, YO1 6HT.

Experience a friendly Yorkshire welcome in this stylish 5 Star Hotel. Set in the former home of the North Eastern Railway Company, this iconic Edwardian building successfully blends history and heritage with 21st century luxury.

  • 20th Century

Hotel Du Vin Newcastle

Newcatle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2BE.

The former headquarters of the Tyne Tees Steam Ship Company, this impressive Edwardian building has been totally refurbished and now offers a boutique hotel experience on the banks of the River Tyne. Just a short stroll from Newcastle city centre.

  • 20th Century

The Bold Hotel

The Bold Hotel, Lord Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 0BE.

Set amidst the Victorian grandeur of tree lined Lord Street, the Bold Hotel has undergone a major refurbishment and now offers luxurious accommodation in 23 spacious en suite bedrooms. Dine in splendour in the very heart of this historic and iconic hotel.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Crosby, nr. Liverpool, Merseyside, L22 5PR.

Following the Battle of Waterloo on 18th June 1815, the hotel was renamed the Royal Waterloo Hotel. Overlooking the Mersey estuary to the mountains of North Wales, this privately owned 3 star hotel is located in Crosby, between Liverpool and Southport.

  • 19th Century

Penny Lane Hotel

Mossley Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 9EH.

Adorned with Beatles artwork and stylish furniture, the Penny Lane Hotel offers 17 individually designed en suite rooms. The Mossley Hill area of Liverpool is home to many Lennon and McCartney related attractions.

  • 19th Century

The Old Bell Inn

Old Bell Inn, Delph, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL3 5EG.

Set in the picturesque Saddleworth village of Delph, this 18th century coaching inn now boasts 18 bright and airy bedrooms, as well as a brasserie and restaurant. With exposed beams and open fires, it cleverly blends old English warmth with contemporary luxury.

  • 18th Century

The Principal Manchester

Oxford Street, Manchester City Centre, M60 7HA.

One of the most prestigious buildings in the city, the Principal Manchester was originally the headquarters of the Refuge Assurance Company. Dating from 1891, this magnificent red brick and terracotta building has been beautifully restored and now offers luxurious 4-star hotel accommodation.

  • 19th Century

Great John Street Hotel

Great John Street, Manchester City Centre, M3 4FD.

This former Victorian school house has been totally transformed into a luxurious townhouse hotel, complete with a roof garden. Offering unique, individually styled bedrooms and suites, it stands next to Granada Studios.

  • 19th Century

King Street Townhouse

Upper King Street Conservation Area, Manchester City Centre, M2 4AW.

Set in a large Italian renaissance building, this baby grand hotel has been carefully updated to 21st century standards whilst retaining many of its historic features. Originally built in 1872, modern additions include a rooftop infinity spa pool and steam room.

  • 19th Century