Historic Hotels in South West England

Browse through our selection of Country House Hotels in South West England, including Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Kitley House Hotel

Kitley House Hotel, Yealmpton, Plymouth, Devon, PL8 2NW.

This luxury country house hotel is set in a large 600 acre estate. The building itself is over 500 years old, and the hotel’s restaurant has developed a reputation for good food and drink. Easy access to Plymouth and South Devon.

  • 15th Century

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The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel, Moretonhampstead, Devon, TQ13 8NQ.

Dating back to 1639, this traditional old posting house is located in the ancient market town of Moretonhampstead on the edge of Dartmoor National Park. Blending traditional elements and contemporary style, all rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms.

  • 17th Century

The Carlyon Bay Hotel

The Carlyon Bay Hotel, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RD.

Just a few yards from Cornwall’s sandy beaches, the Carlyon Hotel features four-star accommodation, as well as a luxury spa, an award-winning restaurant and an 18-hole golf course. Set high on the rugged cliffs of St Austell Bay with stunning sea views.

  • 20th Century

The Royal Crescent

Royal Crescent, Bath, Somerset, BA1 2LS.

Perfect for a romantic city break, the 5-star Royal Crescent boasts a fantastic indoor relaxation pool, plunge tubs, a gym and sauna. With fine dining served in its 3 AA Rosette restaurant, the picturesque gardens offer an al-fresco option in the summer.

  • 18th Century

Trenython Manor Hotel & Spa

Trenython Manor Hotel, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2TS.

This elegant Victorian manor house now features traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, an à la carte restaurant and a spa offering personalised body treatments. Set in 24 acres of grounds, there is also an indoor swimming pool and sauna to enjoy.

  • 19th Century

The Royal Castle Hotel

The Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 9PS.

Set in the centre of historic Dartmouth overlooking the harbour and the River Dart, this award-winning 17th century hotel offers bright, airy rooms and a stylish restaurant. The 25 en-suite rooms are all individually decorated and many enjoy river views.

  • 17th Century

Fowey Hall Hotel

Fowey Hall Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1ET.

Relax and enjoy the spectacular views over the river estuary, or perhaps treat yourself to the range of treatments available at the hotel’s spa, With its great range of facilities, the luxurious Fowey Hall is surely one of the finest hotels in Cornwall

  • 19th Century

Royal Seven Stars Hotel

Royal Seven Stars Hotel, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5DD.

This former 17th century coaching inn now offers 21 recently refurbished, individually styled, en-suite rooms. Located in the heart of historic Totnes, this charming hotel features a stylish restaurant serving delicious food made from fresh local produce.

  • 17th Century

The Old Quay House Hotel

The Old Quay House Hotel, Fowey, Cornwall, PL23 1AQ.

From its waterside terrace, this award winning luxury hotel overlooks the stunning waterfront at picturesque Fowey. Serving river oysters, pan-fried scallops and fine wines, you can watch the days catch being landed from the hotel’s restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Metropole Hotel

Metropole Hotel, Padstow, Cornwall, PL28 8DB.

Work on the Metropole was started in 1900 and the hotel opened its doors in 1904. Today it is a four star hotel overlooking Padstow harbour and with a popular restaurant. Boasts landscaped gardens for guests to enjoy.

  • 20th Century

Great Western

Great Western, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 2NE.

Set on a chalky cliff just metres from the sandy Fistral Beach, this three-star hotel features an impressive cliff-top terrace and bright, spacious en-suite bedrooms. With views over the Atlantic Ocean, the restaurant serves a full international menu.

  • 19th Century