Best boutique and luxury hotels in the Midlands

From hotels in Derbyshire to hotels in Herefordshire, The Midlands is a diverse part of the UK which can’t really be summed up in a few short phrases. It brims with history, buzzing metropolises and verdant countryside.
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Best boutique and luxury hotels in the Midlands

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The Lygon Arms

The Lygon Arms

Broadway

A 17th-century former coaching inn that counts both Charles I and Oliver Cromwell, sundry Windsors and Hollywood royalty among past guests can fairly claim to be historic.
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • gym
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • walking
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The George of Stamford

The George of Stamford

Stamford

For Walter Scott, the view of Stamford from this historic coaching inn was ‘the finest twixt Edinburgh and London’.
From £195.00 per night
  • wifi
  • weddings
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • parking
  • historic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • golf
  • outdoor_dining
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • romantic
  • child_friendly
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Lords of the Manor

Lords of the Manor

Upper Slaughter

The River Eye drifts through the gardens of this Cotswold stone former rectory, once home to the Witts family, rectors and then lords of Upper Slaughter, run as a hotel for the past 50 years.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • parking
  • romantic
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • honeymoon
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The Peacock at Rowsley

The Peacock at Rowsley

Rowsley

Foodies and fishing folk, hikers and bikers flock to this 17th-century manor house in the Peak District national park.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
  • boutique
  • foodie
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Pen-y-Dyffryn

Pen-y-Dyffryn

Oswestry

We never want for glowing reports of this dog-friendly former Georgian rectory, ‘set in a secluded and beautiful valley’, with views to the Welsh hills.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • guest_house
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The Cottage in the Wood

The Cottage in the Wood

Malvern Wells

‘The location can hardly be bettered’: high in the Malvern hills, this refurbished Georgian dower house has ‘fabulous, far-reaching’ views over the Severn valley.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gourmet
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • restaurant_with_rooms
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The Cavendish

The Cavendish

Baslow

A stay among the spoiling country house comforts of The Cavendish is about as close as you can get to staying on the Chatsworth Estate.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • gourmet
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • weddings
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wildlife_watching
  • honeymoon
  • great_breakfast
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
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Mallory Court

Mallory Court

Leamington Spa

A country house built in 1914 in Lutyensesque romantic vernacular style, in pleasure grounds and parkland, is today part of the Eden Hotel Collection (see Brockencote Hall in Chaddesley Corbett) with Relais & Châteaux kudos.
  • gym
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • spa
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • golf
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • gourmet
  • country_house
  • electric_charging_point
  • hot_tub_jacuzzi
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Castle Hotel

The Castle Hotel

Bishop’s Castle

‘We will definitely stay again’ is the enthusiastic cry of many readers about this dog-friendly and walker-friendly hotel with views of the Shropshire hills.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • conference_meeting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • babyfriendly
  • historic
  • pub_with_rooms
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Old Downton Lodge

Old Downton Lodge

Ludlow

‘Pheasants scatter as you edge your way down the lanes’ to Pippa and Willem Vlok’s restaurant-with-rooms, occupying medieval and Georgian farm buildings around a flower-filled courtyard.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • gourmet
  • activities
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • electric_charging_point
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • for_winelovers
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • foodie
  • dog_friendly
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Lion and Pheasant

Lion and Pheasant

Shrewsbury

There’s a fresh, modern feel at this updated 16th-century coaching inn, in a convenient central position near the English Bridge.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • wifi
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • walking
  • weddings

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The Midlands is a part of the UK with character to spare, making it an eternally joyful and interesting part of the world to visit for weekend getaways, walking holidays, city breaks and both summer and winter vacations. For example, hotels in the West Midlands enjoy the country’s genealogy dating back to the Middle Ages when it was a centre of commerce and industry. Still today it retains that lively sense of possibility.

Referred to as the Heart of England, The Midlands is the home of William Shakespeare as well as architectural gems such as Lincoln Cathedral. The tomb of Richard III is amongst the markers of its cultural significance, and then of course there’s the beauty of hotels in the Peak District, seaside hotels in the likes of Skegness and cosmopolitan getaways at hotels in Birmingham, a centre of art and culture.

In addition to the cultural heritage of The Midlands, the natural beauty of the area, as well as its inherently high standards of hospitality, have made it a popular destination for hotel wedding venues in the Midlands. Weddings are a chance to capitalise on the romance of the countryside, the splendour of the buildings, and in no small part, indulge in the excellent gastronomy afforded to the area by locally sourced produce served in the hotel restaurants. You can also see our recommendations for hotels in the East Midlands.

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The Midlands claims to be the real core of the country, the place where you find what makes England tick. Much of the industrial wealth of the country is generated here. But it also has a fascinating history, and has many fine castles such as Warwick and beautiful country towns like Ludlow, Baslow and Cheltenham. The Royal Shakespeare theatre company is based at Stratford-on-Avon and the Peak District National Park are world-class attractions.

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Last updated: October 25, 2021