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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Tynemouth Grand Hotel

Grand Hotel, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4ER.

Originally built as a summer residence for the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, The Grand Hotel has long been an impressive landmark in the historic seaside town of Tynemouth. With 45 luxurious en suite rooms, some with four poster and spa baths.

  • 19th Century

Rudding Park Hotel

Rudding Park Hotel, Follifoot, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1JH.

Rudding Park Hotel is located only 3 miles from Harrogate but feels like a world away with it’s spa, private cinema and lovely parkland. For golfers there is also a floodlit driving range, 18 hole course and putting greens.

  • 18th Century

Woodlands Hotel

Woodlands Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 7LY.

Set in stunning landscaped grounds close to Leeds city centre, this luxury hotel offers 23 boutique style bedrooms and an award winning restaurant. Originally built for a local mill owner in 1871, the hotel has been lovingly restored to its former glory.

  • 19th Century

Whitworth Hall Hotel

Whitworth Hall Hotel, Spennymoor, Co. Durham, DL16 7QX.

Standing in 73 acres of deer park with an ornamental lake and historical gardens, Whitworth Hall offers an experience to remember. The former home of ‘Bonny Bobby Shafto’, the hotel is located south of the historic city of Durham, close to the A1.

  • 18th Century

Normanton Park Hotel

Normanton Park Hotel, Normanton, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 8RP.

This luxurious hotel offers a quaint charm of elegance and an old English aristocratic feel. Boasting excellent food and beautiful water view accommodation, it stands within extensive 18th century parkland on the shores of Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel

Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel, Cornhill-On-Tweed, Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD12 4UU.

Set in 15 acres of beautiful parkland, Tillmouth Park Country House Hotel is situated between Edinburgh and Newcastle. There is an AA rosette awarded restaurant, and be sure not to miss afternoon tea which is served by the open log fire in the main hall!

  • 19th Century

Bell in Driffield

The Bell Hotel, Great Driffield, nr. Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

Set in the heart of the quaint market town of Driffield, this elegant 18th century hotel offers 16 individually styled rooms and suites, as well as an indoor pool, sauna and hot tub. The Oak Bar features an impressive collection of single malt whiskies.

  • 18th Century

Weetwood Hall Hotel

Weetwood Hall Hotel, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 5PS.

This four star hotel was originally a 17th century manor house. It offers a wide range of bedroom types, along with an award winning pub and two restaurants. Free WiFi throughout the hotel.

  • 17th Century

Doxford Hall Hotel and Spa

Doxford Hall Hotel, North Charlton, nr. Alnwick, Northumberland, NE67 5DN.

Set in a 10 acre estate, this luxurious country house hotel boasts extensive spa and leisure facilities, as well as an award-winning restaurant. Built in 1818, each of the 31 en suite rooms exudes their own traditional charm and character.

  • 19th Century

Manor House Hotel

Manor House Hotel, West Auckland, County Durham, DL14 9HW.

This quintessential English manor house was built on foundations which date back to the 1100s. Now a hotel, it offers 35 well furnished bedrooms as well as a health club. The restaurant serves a mix of traditional and more exotic dishes.

  • 12th Century