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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Wagon & Horses

Wagon & Horses, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1RD.

Offering 6 elegant and traditionally furnished en suite rooms, the Wagon & Horses stands on the banks of the River Lune, just a short walk from Lancaster Cathedral. The gastro pub serves a seasonal menu with locally sourced produce and fine wines.

  • 19th Century

Dolbrodmaeth Riverside Hotel

Dolbrodmaeth Riverside Hotel, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 9LP.

A beautiful riverside hotel surrounded by beautiful grasslands in Machynlleth, the historic capital of Wales. Dolbrodmaeth offers en-suite bedrooms and a charming restaurant and bar overlooking the river, where guests can try their hand at fishing!

  • 19th Century

The Malt House

The Malt House, Hammersmith and Fulham, Greater London, SW6 1AY.

Dating back to 1729, The Malt House has historic links with the local brewing industry. Just a short stroll from the Chelsea FC football ground, it now offers 6 stylish, air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant recommended by the Michelin Pub Guide.

  • 18th Century

The Park Hill

The Park Hill, Betws-y-coed, Gwynedd, LL24 0HD.

An 18th century guesthouse offering stunning views across Snowdonia. Enjoy well equipped, en-suite bedrooms and take a dip in the onsite swimming pool before relaxing in the hot tub or sauna.

  • 18th Century

The Pilot Inn

The Pilot Inn, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0BE.

Virtually on the steps of the O2 Arena, the 200 year old Pilot Inn blends contemporary comfort with rich history. Built in the early 1800s to serve the local coal workers, it now offers 10 beautiful, boutique bedrooms and a traditional pub restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Yalbury Cottage & Restaurant

Yalbury Cottage, Lower Bockhampton, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8PZ.

An AA 5 Diamond thatched country cottage moments from Thomas Hardy’s birthplace. Period features such as exposed beams & inglenook fireplaces are married well with modern decor & facilities in the bedrooms. A plentiful menu & wine list are also on offer.

  • 17th Century

The Kinmel Arms

The Kinmel Arms, St George, nr. Abergele, Conwy, LL22 9BP.

Conveniently located to explore the coast and mountains of North Wales, yet with ready access to the A55. With four individually designed superior 5 star suites and an award winning and rosetted restaurant, the Kinmel Arms makes an ideal rural retreat.

  • 18th Century

The Manor House

The Manor House, Chillingham, Northumberland, NE66 5NP.

Standing adjacent to the 12th century Chillingham Castle, The Manor House B&B offers three en suite guest rooms which have all been restored to the highest standard. Dating from the 1700’s, this Grade II listed property serves an extensive breakfast menu.

  • 18th Century

Mellington Hall Hotel

Mellington Hall Hotel, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6HX.

Stately Mellington Hall is located in the beautiful Powys area of Mid-Wales amidst extensive grounds. All rooms are very spacious with en-suite facilities. The Hall’s 4 restaurants provide scrumptious food ranging from afternoon tea to full Sunday roast.

  • 18th Century

Badgers Hall

Badgers Hall, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6HB.

Set above a quintessential English Tea Room, Badgers Hall offers comfortable and friendly B&B accommodation in the beautiful Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden. Dating from the 15th century, it features mullioned stone windows and exposed oak beams.

  • 15th Century