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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Manor House Hotel

Manor House Hotel, Castle Combe, Wiltshire, SN14 7HR.

The Manor House in Castle Combe is a wonderfully decadent four star hotel which dates back to the 1300’s. Don’t miss the Michelin starred Bybrook Restaurant which is headed up by Richard Davies. Easily access from the M4 motorway.

  • 14th Century

The Windmill on the Common

The Windmill on the Common, Clapham Common, Greater London, SW4 9DE.

Offering boutique accommodation over 29 stylish en-suite rooms, the historic Windmill stands in the heart of Clapham Common. With two underground stations nearby, Central London is easily accessible. A popular outside bar operates during the summer months

  • 18th Century

The Manor House Hotel

The Manor House Hotel, Moreton-In-Marsh, Gloucestershire, GL56 0LJ.

The luxuriously furnished 4 Star Manor House Hotel enjoys the relaxed feel of a country house with a touch of restrained elegance. The award-winning, 2 rosette, Mulberry Restaurant has a celebrated reputation for its fine cuisine.

  • 16th Century

Cally Palace Hotel

Cally Palace Hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 2DL.

Dating back to 1763, Cally Palace is now a magnificent gold hotel in Dumfries & Galloway. The hotel has 56 bedrooms as well as its own golf course, swimming pool and offers an impeccable level of service.

  • 18th Century

Brooks Country House

Peterstow, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6LL.

Rich in traditional character, this Georgian manor house stands in 18 acres of beautiful rolling countryside in the Wye Valley. Offering 19 attractive and comfortable en suite rooms and an award-winning restaurant, it serves wines from its own vineyard.

  • 18th Century

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa

Macdonald Inchyra Hotel, Polmont , Falkirk, Stirlingshire, FK2 0YB .

This traditional Scottish manor house is now a four star hotel. Easily accessed from the M9 motorway, it is perfect for short breaks with its new restaurant, spa facilities, swimming pool and tastefully decorated rooms.

  • 18th Century

Netherstowe House Hotel

Netherstowe House Hotel, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6AY.

Originally a 12th century water-powered mill, Netherstowe House has been lovingly transformed into family-run boutique hotel and fine-dining restaurant. Set in picturesque grounds, it offers 9 individually designed bedrooms and self-catering apartments.

  • 12th Century

Royal Beach Hotel

Royal Beach Hotel, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO4 0RN.

Just yards from the beach, the Royal has stood on Southsea’s promenade since 1866. Offering magnificent views across the Solent, the attractive rooms include a full en-suite bathroom. Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard and D-Day Museums are within easy reach

  • 19th Century

Mitton Hall Hotel

Mitton Hall Hotel, nr. Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PQ.

This magnificent 15th century manor house blends stunning interior design and decoration to create a contemporary country house hotel. Set in the heart of picturesque Ribble Valley, Mitton Hall Hotel is just a short drive from Clitheroe.

  • 15th Century

Old Rectory Hotel

Old Rectory Hotel, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5UA.

Situated on the edge of the bustling market town of Wem, this handsome Georgian house stands in extensive walled grounds with rolling lawns. With 14 individually styled en suite rooms, the restaurant offers a choice of dining options.

  • 18th Century