Bed and Breakfasts

Welcome to our handpicked selection of luxury bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels and small historic hotels throughout England, Scotland and Wales. All of the B&B’s listed on these pages are in historic buildings, with some located deep in the countryside and others in historic towns and cities.

New for 2017: We now have an icon next to each B&B stating the age of the building it’s hosted in. Some properties even date back to the medieval era!

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Featured Accommodation

Hever Castle Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Astor Wing, Hever Castle, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7NG.

This stunning, 13th century double-moated castle offers luxury B&B accommodation in the Astor Wing of the property. Access to the castle is included in the rate and the gardens can be privately enjoyed by guests after closing. Free WiFi.

  • 13th Century

The Old Lock-Up

The Old Lock Up, North End, Wirksworth, Derbyshire, DE4 4FG.

The building where prisoners once slopped out with buckets now offers the last word in luxury and elegance.

  • 19th Century

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Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent. ME17 1PL.

Experience the life of a medieval knight before battle… under the cover of canvas with a difference… this night’s accommodation comes complete with a luxurious four poster bed and crisp cotton bedding. Each tent offers stylish furnishings and your evening feast can be served from the cast iron griddle over the open fire pit.

  • 20th Century

Bonningtons Stansted B&B

Bonningtons Guest House, Bishops Stortford, Herfordshire. CM22 7SP.

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, Bonningtons is an historic listed building offering award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation just 2 miles from Bishops Stortford. The three en suite guest rooms are in a converted coachouse, which is separate to the main house.

  • 18th Century

Rigsby`s Guest House

Rigsby`s Guest House, Hertford, Hertfordshire. SG14 1HZ.

Offering just five spacious, luxury en suite rooms, this imposing Georgian building stands in one of the best-rated locations in Hertford. Furnished in period style, all rooms feature digital TVs, iPod docking and wireless internet.

  • 18th Century

Baker Arms Bayford

Baker Arms, Bayford, Hertfordshire. SG13 8PX.

Set in the quintessentially English village of Bayford, Baker Arms is a family run pub, restaurant and hotel, offering 5 well-appointed rooms for bed & breakfast accommodation. An extensive Chef’s Specials menu is available daily.

  • 19th Century

That Amazing Place

That Amazing Place, Hubbards Hall, Harlow, Essex. CM17 0NH.

With 12 deluxe bedrooms, this boutique bed and breakfast is set in eight acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. Originally built in the 15th century, this former monastery has been lovingly refurbished.

  • 15th Century

The George at Baldock

The George at Baldock, Baldock, Hertfordshire. SG7 6AL.

Set on the old Great North Road, this former coaching inn has been recently renovated and now offers 13 stylish bedrooms, and a bright, airy restaurant. Founded by the Knights Templar as a medieval market town, Baldock’s history can be traced back to the 1140s.

  • 15th Century

The White Hart Hotel

The White Hart Hotel, Welwyn, Hertfordshire. AL6 9EN.

Offering 13 spacious bedrooms including 3 boutique rooms, this charming 17th century coaching inn also boasts a comfortable lounge bar and quality restaurant. The restaurant offers a full A la Carte menu as well as bar snacks.

  • 17th Century

Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

William De Percy

William De Percy Jedburgh Road, Otterburn, Northumberland. NE19 1NR.

This French inspired gastropub and boutique hotel takes its name from the 11th century Norman noble, William de Percy. Originally a 17th century coaching inn, accommodation now comprises eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, some with irresistible charms like four-poster beds.

  • 17th Century

Leslie Castle

Leslie Castle, nr. Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6NX

Dating back to the 17th century, Leslie Castle now offers delightful adults only, B&B accommodation in 5 beautifully furnished, en-suite rooms. The historic seat of the Clan Leslie, delicious Scottish breakfasts are cooked to order.

  • 17th Century