Historic Hotels in North West England

From quaint little escapes in the Lake District to grand hotels in Liverpool, welcome to our selection of country (and sometimes not so country!) house hotels in the north west of England. These listings cover the counties of Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria.

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Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel, Clayton le Moors, Lancashire, BB5 5JP.

The hotel is a 700 year old building which you approach down a beautiful tree lined drive. The hotel’s 175 rooms blend age old comfort with modern design.

  • 14th Century

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The Millstone At Mellor

The Millstone At Mellor, Mellor, nr. Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7JR.

This beautifully presented old coaching inn is set in the peaceful Lancashire village of Mellor, just a few miles from Blackburn. Dating back to 1750, it now features elegant en suite bedrooms and a 2-rosette accredited restaurant

  • 18th Century

The Ship Hotel

The Ship Hotel, Parkgate, Wirral, Cheshire, CH64 6SA.

Enjoying delightful views over the Dee estuary to North Wales, the Ship lies within easy reach of both Chester and Liverpool. With all the attractions of the Wirral close by, it offers 24 comfortable en-suite rooms, hearty food and a well-stocked bar.

  • 19th Century

Linthwaite House Hotel

Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JA.

The award-winning Linthwaite House Hotel overlooks Lake Windermere and the surrounding Lakeland fells, and provides luxurious accommodation.

  • 19th Century

Titanic Hotel Liverpool

Titanic Hotel Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 0AN.

Set within the Stanley dock conservation area, each of the spacious en suite rooms at the Titanic Hotel features stunning views over the historic Port of Liverpool. Converted from the former North Warehouse, the hotel includes a restaurant and bar.

  • 19th Century

Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa

Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 6AD.

Dating from 1779, Rowton Hall sits in 8 acres of award winning grounds. Retaining many original features including extensive oak panelling, inglenook fireplace and elegant Robert Adam fireplace, the hotel now offers many extras including spa facilities.

  • 18th Century

The Bridge Hotel & Restaurant

The Bridge Hotel, Prestbury, Cheshire, SK10 4DQ.

With easy access to the tranquil Cheshire countryside, the Bridge Hotel has 23 en-suite rooms boasting high standards of furnishing and décor. Set in the heart of the village of Prestbury, yet just 16 miles from Manchester city centre.

  • 19th Century

Velvet Hotel

Velvet Hotel, Canal Street, Manchester City Centre, M1 3HE.

Located on Manchester’s bustling Canal Street, this luxury hotel is situated above the famous Velvet Bar and Restaurant and offers that little bit extra – iPod docking stations, in-room cocktail and canapé packages and luxury toiletries.

  • 20th Century

Windermere Manor Hotel

Windermere Manor Hotel, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1ES.

Set in three acres of tree-lined gardens, the Windermere Manor features 35 en-suite bedrooms, a charming, wooden-beamed restaurant and an indoor heated pool. A ten minute walk from Lake Windermere, the towns of Ambleside and Bowness are within easy reach.

  • 19th Century

Regent Hotel by the Lake

Regent Hotel by the Lake, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 0ES.

Surrounded by fells and hills on the edge of Lake Windermere, this family run hotel provides excellent en-suite accommodation, with some rooms featuring luxurious spa bath or a private terrace. The tranquil restaurant features an imaginative British menu.

  • 17th Century

The Lion And Swan

The Lion and Swan, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1AH.

Filled with historic features, this traditional 16th century coaching inn lies in the heart of Congleton. Each of the bright, modern rooms boast a private, designer tiled bathroom with luxury fittings, and the grill restaurant serves classic favourites.

  • 16th Century