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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Strathaven Hotel

Strathaven Hotel, Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6SZ.

The hotel is on the edge of the picturesque market town of Strathaven. A family run hotel, built by Robert Adam Jnr in the 18th century and set in three acres of grounds. We are centrally located…

  • 18th Century

Wilton Court Restaurant with Rooms

Wilton Court Restaurant with Rooms, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6AQ.

Enjoying a idyllic location on the banks of the River Wye, the 16th century Wilton Court is recommended by the Good Hotel Guide. All 10 of the en-suite bedrooms have been individually decorated and the 2 AA Rosetted restaurant features a seasonal menu.

  • 16th Century

Crieff Hydro Hotel

Crieff Hydro Hotel, Crieff, Perthshire, PH7 3LQ.

For over 130 years we have been welcoming people from all over the world to Crieff Hydro. All Crieff Hydro’s 210 en suite bedrooms have been refurbished in the last few years to a good four-star standard.

  • 19th Century

Fishmore Hall

Fishmore Hall, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 3DP.

Offering views over ‘the perfect historic town’ of Ludlow, this beautifully restored Georgian house offers 15 luxurious bedrooms with designer bathrooms. Discover fine Shropshire dining, from traditional breakfasts to a superb tasting menu.

  • 18th Century

The Old Manor House Hotel

The Old Manor House Hotel, Keynsham, Somerset, BS31 2BA.

Thought to be the oldest dwelling house in Keynsham, this charming manor is situated just a short drive from both Bath and Bristol. Dating back to 1609, guests are invited to relax in the bar, with its roaring log fires before sampling the à la carte menu

  • 17th Century

Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel

Elmers Court Hotel, Lymington, New Forest, Hampshire, SO41 5ZB.

This magnificent Tudor gabled Manor House is situated on the edge of the New Forest. Build in the early 19th century, the hotel offers individual bedrooms and self catering lodges, as well as a full leisure club. Squash, tennis courts and a bowling green.

  • 19th Century

The Old Rectory Restaurant with Rooms

The Old Rectory, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 0HF.

This delightful, Grade II listed Georgian country house hotel lies on the eastern fringe of Norwich city and features an award winning restaurant. With 8 beautiful, unique rooms it is set in quiet gardens with a swimming pool (open from Easter to Sept).

  • 18th Century

The Saracens Head Hotel

The Saracens Head Hotel, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1AG.

Welcoming visitors for nearly 400 years, this 16th century coaching inn has been fully modernised and now offers 31 well appointed bedrooms, and access to a private gym. Ideally situated on the high street of Dunmow, just 5 miles from London Stansted.

  • 16th Century

Bell in Driffield

The Bell Hotel, Great Driffield, nr. Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Set in the heart of the quaint market town of Driffield, this elegant 18th century hotel offers 16 individually styled rooms and suites, as well as an indoor pool, sauna and hot tub. The Oak Bar features an impressive collection of single malt whiskies.

  • 18th Century

Overwater Hall Hotel

Overwater Hall Hotel, Ireby, near Keswick, Cumbria, CA7 1HH.

This family run grade II listed hotel is surrounded by a host of walks. The bedrooms are beautifully designed and all have luxurious bathrooms; one room even boasts a whirlpool spa bath. Dogs welcome at no extra charge.

  • 18th Century