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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Blackwell Grange Hotel

Blackwell Grange Hotel, Darlington, Co. Durham, DL3 8QH.

This elegant hotels dates back to the 1600’s and is set in 15 acres of its own woodlands and gardens. A great base for exploring the historic cities of York and Durham as well as the beautiful Yorkshire Dales.

  • 17th Century

Imperial Crown Hotel

Imperial Crown Hotel, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX1 1QE.

Built in the early 19th century, the Imperial Crown is situated in the heart of Halifax town centre. Try the delightful Wallis Simpson Restaurant or relax in the hotel bar’s cobbled courtyard garden.

  • 19th Century

The Croft Hotel

The Croft Hotel, Croft On Tees, Nr Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 2ST.

Dating from 1835, The Croft is located in the historic village of Croft on Tees, just 10 minutes from the centre of Darlington. Overlooking the River Tees, some of the hotel’s en-suite rooms offer beautiful views of Croft Bridge and St Peter’s Church.

  • 19th Century

Tankersley Manor

Tankersley Manor, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 3DQ.

Backing onto moorland, Tankersley Manor is a stunning 17th century 4-star hotel with a leisure club and spa. The hotel’s restaurant serves international cuisine whilst the Onward Arms serves traditional Yorkshire faire. WiFi throughout.

  • 17th Century

Whitley Hall Hotel

Whitley Hall Hotel, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35 8NR.

Relax in this lovely ivy clad hotel which dates back to the 1500’s. Recently refurbished to a high standard, the hotel is situated in a lovely estate with extensive gardens. The bedrooms all have a complimentary decanter of port!

  • 16th Century

Shibden Mill Inn

Shibden Mill Inn, Shibden, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 7UL.

Offering sumptuous 5 Star guest accommodation, the 17th century Shibden Mill Inn provides easy access to the many delightfuls of West Yorkshire. With a reputation for warm hospitality and gastro dining, you are assured of fabulous Yorshire fayre.

  • 17th Century

The Old Bridge Inn

The Old Bridge Inn, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 7DA.

Set in the heart of the small market town of Holmfirth, famous for its association with the popular TV series ‘Last of the Summer Wine’, this historic hotel offers warm Yorkshire hospitality. Recently refurbished, yet retaining its traditional character.

  • 19th Century

The George Hotel

The George Hotel, Piercebridge, Nr Darlington, Co. Durham, DL2 3SW.

Offering excellent accommodation and good value for money, this lovely 16th century coaching inn stands on the banks of the River Tees. The hotel’s restaurant, aa well as many of the recently renovated rooms, enjoy stunning views of the river and gardens.

  • 16th Century

Jesmond Dene House

Jesmond Dene House, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE2 2EY.

Once home to one of the country’s most famous industrialists, this fine Arts and Crafts building has been transformed into Newcastle’s first, independently owned, boutique hotel. This grand house now boasts 40 unique and individually styled bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Eslington Villa

Eslington Villa, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE9 6DR.

Sympathetically restored in order to retain many of its original Victorian features, this fine distinctive property sits peacefully in two acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. Each of its 18 rooms has been individually decorated to reflect the era.

  • 19th Century