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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Headland Hotel & Spa

Headland Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall, TR7 1EW.

This luxury four star hotel is perched on its own wave-lashed promontory in Newquay, Cornwall. With it’s stylish interior and welcoming ambience, the hotel is perfect for a romantic break by the sea. Leisure facilities include indoor and outdoor pools.

  • 19th Century

Hotel Riviera

Hotel Riviera, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8AY.

With its elegant regency façade, the four-star Hotel Riviera is ideally situated on the seafront of this lovely seaside town. Many of the classically furnished en-suite rooms feature stunning sea views and guests will enjoy the AA rosette-awarded cuisine.

  • 18th Century

Carbis Bay & Spa Hotel

Carbis Bay Hotel, St Ives, Cornwall, TR26 2NP.

Boasting direct access to Carbis Bay beach, this elegant hotel offers an award-winning restaurant, outdoor swimming pool and wonderful sea views. The bright and airy bedrooms all enjoy free Wi-Fi and private modern bathrooms, many with views of the bay.

  • 19th Century

Hotel Du Vin Poole

Hotel Du Vin Poole, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1JN.

A ten minute stroll from Poole Harbour. the sumptuous air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Du Vin all boast sleek, private bathrooms with powerful drench showers and deep baths. Its French-style bistro serves fantastic locally sourced cuisine and fine wines.

  • 18th Century

Sea Trout Inn

Sea Trout Inn, Staverton, Devon, TQ9 6PA.

Dating from the 15th century, this traditional inn features ten well equipped, en-suite rooms and a fine-dining restaurant serving modern British cuisine. The more informal bar areas offer freshly prepared, homemade pub food to a high standard.

  • 15th Century

The Swan Hotel

The Swan Hotel, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2RX.

Facing Wells Cathedral, this 15th century coaching inn features excellent accommodation in 49 individually designed bedrooms, some with original four poster beds. A blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine is served in the AA rosetted restaurant.

  • 15th Century

The Wellington Hotel

The Wellington Hotel, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0AQ.

With its award-winning restaurant and real ale bar, the historic Wellington Hotel is just a 5 minute walk from the medieval Boscastle Harbour. Surrounded by Cornish countryside, guests can relax in the leafy gardens before sampling the creative menu.

  • 16th Century

The Victoria Hotel

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 8RY.

Enjoying magnificent views over Sidmouth and the south Devon coastline. the elegant Victoria Hotel has an AA Rosette for its cuisine, and features a resident orchestra. There is also a heated indoor and outdoor pool, sauna, spa bath and games room.

  • 19th Century

The Full Moon

The Full Moon, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2QF.

Serving homemade food accompanied by real ales and ciders, this traditional 17th century country inn is surrounded by pretty countryside walks and fishing rivers. The indoor swimming pool is heated to 30 degrees, good for relaxing any aches and pains.

  • 17th Century

Lugger Hotel

Lugger Hotel, Portloe, Cornwall, TR2 5RD.

Set on the water’s edge around the harbour at Portloe, this highly recommended 17th century inn offers an idyllic escape. Each of the hotel’s 21 rooms has a luxurious en-suite bathroom and the restaurant with its sunny terrace, serves fresh seafood.

  • 17th Century