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

Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU.

Welcome to Warwick Castle! Today this medieval castle is one of the most visited tourist attractions in England and now offers a choice of accommodation: medieval glamping tents, knight’s village lodges and the romantic Tower Suites in the castle itself.

  • 12th Century

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The Royal Oak Inn

The Royal Oak Inn, East Lavant, nr. Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0AX.

Just a short drive from the coast, the 200 year-old Royal Oak Inn is perhaps more a restaurant with rooms. The restaurant serves honest food made with the finest local ingredients, whilst the bedrooms blend comfort and luxury with all modern conveniences.

  • 18th Century

Sunbank House Hotel

Sunbank House Hotel, Perth, Perthshire, PH2 7BA.

Sunbank House, a four star hotel built in early Victorian era (1853), is delightfully located in its own grounds with a large car private car park, conveniently situated only a short walk from Perth city centre.

  • 19th Century

Lorne House Bed & Breakfast

Lorne House Bed & Breakfast, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 8NA.

Welcome to Lorne House, a recently refurbished B&B in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside in the village of Box, just 6 miles from Bath and walking distance from local pubs. All rooms boast WiFi internet.

  • 19th Century

Childwall Abbey

Childwall Abbey, Childwall, Liverpool, Merseyside, L16 5EY.

Soak up the history at this quirky B&B. Said to date back to the Domesday Book, Childwall Abbey even has a resident ghost! Enjoy en-suite accommodation with a classic contemporary decor in keeping with the character of the property.

  • 11th Century

The Woodman Inn

The Woodman Inn, Kirkburton, nr. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD8 0PX.

Set in the beautiful Yorkshire hamlet of Kirkburton, this traditional 18th century inn offers 13 recently refurbished en-suite rooms and suites. Renowned for its good food and excellent service, The Woodman Inn lies just a few miles south of Huddersfield.

  • 18th Century

Treherne House – The Malvern Retreat

Treherne House, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 3QP.

A multi award-winning B&B offering classically contemporary decor to compliment the property’s heritage. Enjoy extra touches such as I-Gear docking stations, flat screen TVs, a DVD library and luxury toiletries or relax in the charming garden and terrace.

  • 19th Century

Fasbourn Hall

Fasbourn Hall, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 3EB.

Surrounded by beautiful moated gardens, the historic Fasbourn Hall dates from the 15th century. Now offering luxurious accommodation in three en-suite rooms, complete with medieval beams and king sized beds, it sits in the heart of the Suffolk countryside .

  • 15th Century

Bugle Coaching Inn

Bugle Coaching Inn, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NS.

Set in the market square of the charming and historic town of Yarmouth, The Bugle Coaching Inn dates from the 16th century. Offering 7 fully refurbished en-suite rooms, the resident chef will cater for your every need from breakfast through to dinner.

  • 16th Century

The Grafton Boutique B&B

The Grafton Boutique B&B, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5EJ.

A boutique townhouse just minutes away from the heart of the historic spa town of Harrogate. The Grafton B&B offers spacious, luxuriously decorated bedrooms, and a cosy lounge bar, complete with an open-fire to relax beside.

  • 18th Century

Loch Ness Lodge Hotel

Loch Ness Lodge, Drumnadrochit, Loch Ness, Highlands, IV63 6TU.

Enjoy warm hospitality at this traditional 18th century Highlands retreat which sits next to one of the most famous lakes in the world. Offering rooms rich in character and traditional charm, the restaurant serves carefully prepared Scottish produce.

  • 18th Century