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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Penmere Manor Hotel

Penmere Manor Hotel, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4PN.

An oasis of gracious living, this family run Georgian country house is set in five acres of beautiful surroundings. The leisure club features an indoor heated swimming pool, a sauna, jacuzzi and gymnasium.

  • 18th Century


Claridge's, Mayfair, London, W1K 4HR.

Claridge’s marries 1930s glamour with contemporary flair, and provides a five star experience in the heart of fashionable Mayfair. Sample afternoon tea in the elegant foyer, offering a selection of more 50 varieties of tea and delicious pastries.

  • 19th Century

The Lee Wood Hotel

The Lee Wood Hotel, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6TQ.

Set in its own tranquil grounds, this fully modernised Georgian property offers comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and an award-winning restaurant. Convenient for Buxton town centre, the hotel also provides a relaxing base for exploring the Peak District.

  • 18th Century

Llyndir Hall

Llyndir Hall, Burton Rossett, Chester, LL12 0AY.

Located only 5 miles from the historic town of Chester, Llyndir Hall is perfect for a relaxing break in the countryside. The highly acclaimed restaurant is a destination in its own right, whilst the hotel also offers a swimming pool and sauna.

  • 19th Century

Cromwell Hotel

Cromwell Hotel, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG1 3AZ.

Once home to John Thurloe, secretary to Oliver Cromwell, the building is now a contemporary and stylish hotel. Set in the heart of the old town, there are four poster rooms on offer, as well as a restaurant serving delicious food.

  • 16th Century

Bull Inn

Bull Inn, Sonning On Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6UP.

This former 16th century coaching inn, has established a reputation for excellent cuisine with a Silver Accolade Award from Visit Britain. Set in the quaint village of Sonning, the seven bedrooms have been stylishly refurbished to a very high standard.

  • 16th Century

Noel Arms

Noel Arms, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6AT.

Set in the pretty Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden, this award winning 16th century hotel, features individually styled, elegantly furnished en-suite rooms. The restaurant serves a varied menu and features fresh local ingredients and produce

  • 16th Century

The Cavendish Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1SP.

Set on Chatsworth Estate, this lovely hotel and restaurant is set in the heart of the Peak District. It has 23 bedrooms, many of which have had their decor chosen by the Duchess of Devonshire, as well as having lovely views of the surrounding estate.

  • 18th Century

The Angel Hotel

The Angel Hotel, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 1LT.

This traditional coaching inn, with origins dating back to the 1100s, is set on a lovely Georgian square in the historic Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. Opposite the award winning Abbey Gardens, The Angel is within easy reach of Lavenham and Cambridge.

  • 12th Century

Three Ways House

Three Ways House, Mickleton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6SB.

This charming Cotswolds village hotel has held an AA Rosette for over 10 years, and its welcoming bar-brasserie is home of the world-famous Pudding Club. With its individually styled en-suite rooms, Three Ways lies just 10 minutes from Stratford-upon-Avon

  • 19th Century