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:

Cornwall | Devon | Cumbria (Lake District) | Norfolk | Peak District | Scotland | 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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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

Highcliff Marriott Hotel

Highcliff Marriott Hotel, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5DU.

Enjoying a stunning seafront location overlooking Bournemouth Bay, the Highcliff Marriott offers bright and elegant en-suite rooms, a leisure club, indoor pool and seasonal outdoor pool. A mere ten minute stroll from Bournemouth town centre.

  • 19th Century

Hatton Court Hotel

Hatton Court Hotel, St Leonards, Gloucestershire, GL4 8DE.

With its modern restaurant and spacious, elegant en-suite rooms, the Hatton Court Hotel is just 10 minutes’ drive from historic Gloucester. Relax on the terrace and enjoy panoramic views across the Severn Valley, before sampling the creative British menu.

  • 17th Century

Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel

Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel, Cornhill-On-Tweed, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4UU.

Set in 15 acres of beautiful parkland, Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel is situated between Edinburgh and Newcastle. There is an AA rosette awarded restaurant, and be sure not to miss afternoon tea which is served by the open log fire in the main hall!

  • 19th Century

Trout Hotel

Trout Hotel, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0EJ.

Situated in the Cumbrian market town of Cockermouth, the award winning Trout Hotel features luxurious en-suite rooms, the elegant Derwent Restaurant and a modern terrace bar / bistro. Bassenthwaite Lake is just a ten minute drive away.

  • 17th Century

Mallory Court Hotel

Mallory Court, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9QB.

A short drive from Shakepeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, this Lutyens style manor house features a highly acclaimed restaurant. The hotel’s bedrooms are all individually decorated whilst outside, guests are invited to explore the 10 acres of grounds.

  • 20th Century

Greenwoods Hotel and Spa

Greenwoods Hotel and Spa, Stock, Essex, CM4 9BE.

Set in its own large gardens just a few miles outside Chelmsford, this restored 17th century manor house now boasts a spa with indoor pool, gym, steam rooms and saunas. Greenwoods bistro restaurant serves English dishes with a Mediterranean influence.

  • 17th Century

Saracens Head Hotel

Saracens Head Hotel, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6BX.

As mentioned in Charles Dickens’ first novel, The Pickwick Papers, this 400 year-old inn has been recently refurbished and now offers excellent standards of comfort and service. Set on the Roman Watling Street, just a short walk from Towcester Racecourse.

  • 17th Century

The Old Court Hotel

The Old Court Hotel, Symonds Yat West, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6DA.

Build in the sixteenth century, the Old Court Hotel retains many of its original features including exposed beams and original leaded windows. Free Wi-Fi.

  • 16th Century

The Horn Of Plenty

The Horn Of Plenty, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JD.

With its award winning restaurant and elegant, luxurious rooms, this privately owned, beautiful country house enjoys panoramic views over the Tamar Valley. Rich in historic character and original charm, it offers a warm and friendly personalised service.

  • 19th Century