Top Country House Hotels

Country house hotels come in all shapes and sizes, from castles on private estates to modern hipster retreats, and even deconstructed hotels with cabins in the woods. If you long for a relaxing break by the sea, on a farm, in a forest or overlooking a lake, we have a selection of top country house hotels for you to choose from!
Continue reading to find your ideal destination.

Boys Hall

This nine-room Grade II-listed mansion house in Kent comes complete with a restaurant and pub, and style-wise, fuses old with new: bathrooms are modern, and many of the characterful bedrooms feature antiques.

Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa

Sitting on the West Sussex coast, this dog-friendly country house hotel has 39 charming rooms, a sublime spa, and a first-rate restaurant. Check out sister properties Ockenden Manor and The Spread Eagle, too.

The Tawny

A quirky and modern 'deconstructed' hotel in Staffordshire with 'Wildwood Huts' and grand 'Hillside Treehouses'. At the heart is The Plumicorn, an impressive eatery overlooking the outdoor heated pool.

Retreat East

Recharge at this top country house hotel in Suffolk. With a keen eye on the environment, there's a re-wilding project and a kitchen garden, plus honey from their own hives! Be sure to check out the spa and restaurant.

Whatley Manor

With a Michelin-starred eatery, a private cinema, a spa and 12 acres of gardens, this Cotswolds country house estate has won awards for its green credentials and is bestowed with the AA’s highest accolade – five red stars.

Birch Selsdon

This creative retreat has two stylish restaurants and three bars, offers a variety of activities, and is home to one of London's largest re-wilding projects. Take a look at their sister getaway in Cheshunt, too.

Brockencote Hall

A magical manor in Worcestershire with fab views from the well-appointed guest rooms. But if you prefer, opt for self-catering at Brockencote Lodge. Either way, enjoy fine dining at the three AA-Rosette restaurant.

Falcon Manor

An elegant country house hotel with chic rooms, set on the edge of Settle in the Yorkshire Dales. Enjoy walks up the nearby crags and fells before heading back to the Yorkshire-Mediterranean restaurant.

Storrs Hall Hotel

On the shores of Lake Windermere, this family-run country house estate is rather special, combining low-key intimacy with contemporary decor. Storrs Hall also owns nearby Lindeth Fell, an elegant B&B.

Congham Hall

The perfect place for a peaceful weekend break in the Norfolk countryside: stay in the main Georgian house, a Garden room or an Orchard cabin with a private terrace and an outdoor bathtub!

Headlam Hall

Tasty food, comfy rooms and a cosy bar at this top country house hotel in County Durham. During your stay, stroll in the walled garden, relax in the spa, take a dip in the pool, and even play a round of golf!

Budock Vean Hotel

A 57-room hotel and spa in Cornwall, set on a private estate with a nine-hole golf course and award-winning breakfasts. They also offer self-catering cottages and holiday homes, if that's more your vibe.

The Grove Cromer

You'll want to return to this very comfortable and welcoming family-run Norfolk hotel where you'll enjoy lovely grounds, a heated pool, an impressive kitchen garden, and a two AA-Rosette restaurant.

Another Place, The Lake

A lovely Lake District hotel that ticks all the boxes – family- and dog-friendly, water sports from their own jetty, a pool, lakeside views, great food and stylish rooms, plus a treehouse and lakeshore shepherd's huts.

Matfen Hall

Experience the ultimate in comfort and five-star luxury at this Gothic mansion in Northumberland. Choose from five places to eat, from fine dining to a gastropub; there's also a championship golf course and spa.

The Cavendish Hotel at Baslow

Set on the Chatsworth Estate in the Peak District, bedrooms at this lavish country house hotel have parkland views, and there's a three AA-Rosette restaurant to dine at. Be sure to check out the rest of the collection.

Calcot & Spa

This luxurious hotel in the Cotswolds caters for kids and adults, with a playzone, spa, gym, pool, and even a pub! Other properties under the umbrella include Barnsley House, The Painswick and the Lord Crewe Arms.

Bovey Castle

Here you have a luxurious Devon country house hotel set in vast grounds within Dartmoor National Park, with a golf course and an on-site spa. Choose to stay in the grand mansion or one of the deluxe lodges.

Careys Manor Hotel

Many people visit this hotel for the fab spa, but there's so much more to enjoy, from the spacious bedrooms and choice of restaurants (Cambium, Le Blaireau and Zen Garden) to the scenic New Forest location.

With that, our top country house hotels list comes to an end. For more inspiration, head to our blog, and if you're after an enticing offer, check out our Hot Deals page.

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