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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Bloomfield House

Bloomfield House, Bath, Somerset, BA2 2AS.

A beautiful Georgian Manor House with views over Bath’s famous Royal Crescent. Boasts wonderful breakfasts made from organic & fair trade produce and spacious, characterful bedrooms. For an extra special stay choose a four poster room.

  • 18th Century

Buckingham’s Hotel

Buckingham's Hotel, Newbold, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 7PU.

This award winning hotel boasts a superb restaurant, luxury en-suite rooms, free WiFi, as well as easy access to both the Peak District National Park and the M1 motorway.

  • 19th Century

Badgers Inn

Badgers Inn, Petworth, South Downs, West Sussex, GU28 0JF.

Previously known as the Railway Inn, the Badgers once served the railway station for the village of Petworth. With three luxurious double en-suite rooms available, the restaurant serves a seasonal menu with shellfish in summer and game in winter.

  • 19th Century

Yellow Sub

Yellow Sub, Albert Dock, Liverpool City Centre, Merseyside, L3 4AS.

Set in the heart of Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock area, enjoy the unique experience of a stay on this Beatles and 1960’s Mod culture themed houseboat. Filled with film and music memorabilia, this exclusive use 3 bedroomed houseboat can sleep up to 8.

  • 20th Century

The Green Man Inn

The Green Man Inn, Fownhope, Herefordshire, HR1 4PE.

Set in the picturesque village Fownhope, The Greenman has been welcoming weary travellers since 1485. Each of the 14 spacious, en-suite bedrooms has been skilfully designed to blend contemporary style with the historic surroundings.

  • 15th Century

The Pheasant Inn

The Pheasant Inn, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 7AA.

Set beside the old Roman road of Ermin Street, the pet-friendly Pheasant Inn features a traditional restaurant, cosy bar and 11 smart, en-suite bedrooms. Serving delicious food, seven days a week, it lies just minutes from the M4 (junction 14).

  • 18th Century

Waveney House Hotel

Waveney House Hotel, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9PL.

The recently renovated Waveney House Hotel dates back to the 16th century, and today offers the perfect blend of luxury and value. A base location for exploring all that East Anglia has to offer.

  • 16th Century

The Hoops Inn Country Hotel

The Hoops Inn Country Hotel, Horns Cross, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5DL.

The Hoops Inn is a 13th century thatched inn steeped in history and full of character. Superior rooms feature antique four-poster or half tester beds and the Mallow Suite also has a gorgeous double jacuzzi!

  • 13th Century

Oak House No.1

Oak House No.1, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8EU.

This widely regarded high-quality boutique hotel, offers guests a unique stay in very special surroundings. Set in Tetbury’s finest square, the bedrooms at Oak House have been re-designed to the highest standard and feature a range of bespoke furnishings.

  • 18th Century

The Court House Inn

The Court House Inn, Thrapston, Northamptonshire, NN14 4NF.

Set in the small market town of Thrapston, The Court House Inn features six en-suite bedrooms and a traditional bar. The town, once a seat of petty sessions and county courts, stands at the junction of the A14 and the A45.

  • 16th Century