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.

Popular Areas:

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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Alveston Manor Hotel

Alveston Manor, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 7HP.

This magnificent Tudor building is perfect for exploring all that Shakespeare’s Stratford has to offer. Relax in the beautiful and historic interior, or unwind in the hotel’s swimming pool and sauna. Only 5 mins walk from Stratford-upon-Avon town centre.

  • 16th Century

Farthings Country House Hotel

Farthings Country House Hotel, Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, TA3 6SG.

Set in 3 acres of private grounds overlooking the village green, this elegant 18th century country house offers the ideal place in which to unwind. Each of the 12 en-suite rooms is tastefully decorated and guests are invited to savour the warm hospitality

  • 18th Century

Hartnoll Hotel

Hartnoll Hotel, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 7RA.

Set in its own beautiful gardens, this charming fully licensed boutique hotel lies just half a mile from the heart of Tiverton. Using locally sourced ingredients, the bar and à la carte restaurant serve exceptionally good, freshly cooked food.

  • 17th Century

Regent Hotel by the Lake

Regent Hotel by the Lake, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0ES.

Surrounded by fells and hills on the edge of Lake Windermere, this family run hotel provides excellent en-suite accommodation, with some rooms featuring luxurious spa bath or a private terrace. The tranquil restaurant features an imaginative British menu.

  • 17th Century

Waterton Park Hotel

Waterton Park Hotel, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 6PW.

Built in the Georgian era, Waterton Park Hotel sits proudly on an island surrounded by its own lake. Extensive leisure facilities including swimming pool and sauna. Situated in the Yorkshire countryside, yet still within easy access of Wakefield.

  • 18th Century

The Old Parsonage Hotel

The Old Parsonage Hotel, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 6NN.

Althought the hotel is just a short walk from Oxford city centre, the Old Parsonage feels more like a countryside retreat. With 30 luxurious bedrooms, each boasting air conditioning and high speed internet connections, traditional meets modern best.

  • 17th Century

Macdonald Compleat Angler

Macdonald Compleat Angler, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 1RG.

Offering luxurious rooms, private boats and fishing on the River Thames, this 400 year old country house also boasts 2 award-winning restaurants. The elegant en-suite rooms of this 4-star hotel have classic decor and are all named after fly fishing lures.

  • 18th Century

Ivy Hill Hotel

Ivy Hill Hotel, Margaretting, Essex, CM4 0EH.

A former Victorian country house, Ivy Hill has been sympathetically extended and refurbished, and now offers modern en-suite accommodation across 33 rooms. Standing in 9 acre grounds in the village of Margaretting, between Chelmsford and Brentwood.

  • 19th Century

St Ermin’s Hotel

St Ermin's Hotel, Caxton Street, London, Greater London, SW1H 0QW.

This luxury 4 star hotel stands on a quiet corner in the heart of Westminster, just a short walk from St James’s Park. After recently undergoing a £30m refurbishment, the hotel’s brand new rooms blend historic charm with modern and innovative facilities.

  • 19th Century

Arundell Arms

Arundell Arms, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AA.

Offering 20 miles of exclusive fishing rights on the Tamar River, the Arundell Arms is a premier country hotel with an AA 2 Rosette restaurant. The 21 luxurious en-suite bedrooms are decorated in a traditional style with antique furniture.

  • 18th Century