Historic Hotels in North East England

Yorkshire and Northumberland have always been synonymous with grand stately homes and country houses, no doubt due to the beautiful rolling countryside that often surrounds them! Scroll down to see our hand picked selection of country house hotels in North East England, including Yorkshire and County Durham.

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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

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Garrison Hotel

635 Penistone Rd, Hillsborough Barracks, Sheffield, S6 2GB

Converted from a former military guardhouse and Grade II listed, this iconic building simply oozes history and character. The hotel boasts comfortable en-suite rooms, bar and restaurant as well as glorious gardens and grounds.

  • 19th Century

Middletons

Middletons, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 6DS.

Named in honour of Dame Anne Middleton who funded the building of the former hospital in 1659, Middletons now comprises 56 comfortable guest bedrooms, an elegant restaurant and fitness centre with gym. All quietly located in the heart of York.

  • 17th Century

Guy Fawkes Inn

Guy Fawkes Inn, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HP.

The birthplace of the infamous conspirator Guy Fawkes, this city centre inn now offers thirteen individually decorated en suite bedrooms. Dine by candle and gas light in the restaurant which serves AA Rosette food.

  • 15th Century

The Principal York

The Principal York, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 1AA.

A reminder of the golden age of steam, the 5-star Principal York is set adjacent to the railway station and was completed in 1878, a year after the new station opened. Boasting views across its private gardens to the majestic York Minster, it offers stylish modern rooms and a heated indoor pool.

  • 19th Century

Middlethorpe Hall & Spa

Middlethorpe Hall, York, North Yorkshire, YO23 2GB.

Overlooking York Racecourse, this elegant William III country house is set in 20 acre grounds, complete with leafy terraces and fragrant orchards. Dating from 1699, it is now boasts luxurious accommodation, award-winning food and a boutique spa.

  • 17th Century

The Grand Hotel & Spa

The Grand Hotel, York City Centre, North Yorkshire, YO1 6HT.

Experience a friendly Yorkshire welcome in this stylish 5 Star Hotel. Set in the former home of the North Eastern Railway Company, this iconic Edwardian building successfully blends history and heritage with 21st century luxury.

  • 20th Century

Hotel Du Vin Newcastle

Newcatle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1 2BE.

The former headquarters of the Tyne Tees Steam Ship Company, this impressive Edwardian building has been totally refurbished and now offers a boutique hotel experience on the banks of the River Tyne. Just a short stroll from Newcastle city centre.

  • 20th Century

Slaley Hall

Slaley Hall, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 0BX.

Set in several hundred acre grounds, this former mansion house combines traditional Edwardian features with 21st century indulgences, including a luxury spa, 2 championship golf courses and 3 restaurants. Many of the elegantly decorated rooms offer views over golf course.

  • 20th Century

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel

The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel, Embleton, Northumberland. NE66 3UN.

Just a walk away from the gloriously wide sandy beach of Embleton Bay and the majestic ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, this small family run hotel offers just 18 en-suite bedrooms. The award-winning restaurant serves fresh, locally sourced dishes daily.

  • 19th Century

Warkworth House Hotel

Warkworth House Hotel, Warkworth, Northumberland. NE65 0XB.

Boasting views over the magnificent medieval Warkworth Castle, this 19th century coaching inn offers spacious, pet friendly accommodation in a range of room styles. Less than a mile from the unspoilt Northumberland coastline, the hotel makes the ideal touring base.

  • 19th Century