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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The Lion And Swan

The Lion and Swan, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1AH.

Filled with historic features, this traditional 16th century coaching inn lies in the heart of Congleton. Each of the bright, modern rooms boast a private, designer tiled bathroom with luxury fittings, and the grill restaurant serves classic favourites.

  • 16th Century

The Berkeley

The Berkeley, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RL.

Combining 5-star luxury with an excellent location, The Berkley has been offering sublime service, style and cuisine for more than 100 years. Just a short walk from fashionable Knightsbridge shops and Hyde Park, guests enjoy free use of the health club.

  • 18th Century

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel

Kilcamb Lodge Hotel, Acharacle, nr. Fort William, Highlands, PH36 4HY.

Set in 22 acres of stunning meadows and woodland on the loch Sunart shoreline, with otter and red deer sightings aplenty, Kilcamb Lodge Hotel boast fabulous food and luxurious living space in a beautiful location.

  • 18th Century

Gretna Hall Hotel

Gretna Hall Hotel, Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, DG16 5DY.

Set in lovely landscaped grounds, Gretna Hall was built in 1710. One mile from the English border, the original Manor has been extended to provide comfortable accommodation.

  • 18th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 5HL.

Set in the heart of the picturesque market town of Ross-on-Wye, this 14th century former coaching inn features 15 en-suite room and an extremely popular restaurant. Offering a wealth of original features, including oak beams and a large stone fireplace.

  • 14th Century

Huntingtower Hotel

Huntingtower Hotel, Perth, Perthshire, PH1 3JT.

The Huntingtower Hotel is situated close to Huntingtower Castle and was first mentioned in Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe. Located in 6 acres of private landscaped grounds, the hotel is only 2 miles from Perth city centre.

  • 19th Century

The Mount Hotel

The Mount Hotel, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8HL.

Just minutes away from the very heart of Wolverhampton, this stately manor stands in beautifully maintained parklands. Lovingly restored, The Mount Hotel now provides 66 elegant bedrooms with many original features, and an AA Rosette awarded restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Clarence Court Hotel

Clarence Court Hotel, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4JR.

Once owned by the Duke of Wellington, this stunning town house overlooks a quiet, tree-lined square, a short walk from Cheltenham town centre. Offering friendly, personal and professional service, the hotel’s restaurant features fine Italian cuisine.

  • 18th Century

The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 1JJ.

The Royal is the Isle of Wight’s premier AA 4 Star hotel, as well as offering a 2 AA Rosette restaurant serving excellent food and drink. Well positioned for exploring the island, especially with the nearby coastal walks.

  • 19th Century

The Villa Country House Hotel

The Villa Country House Hotel, Wrea Green, Lancashire, PR4 2PE.

This former gentleman’s residence is located in the picturesque Lancashire village of Wrea Green, just minutes from the M55 motorway. Set in rolling parkland, this 19th century country house hotel offers luxuriously appointed bedrooms, restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century