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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Red Kite House

Red Kite House, Burghfield, Berkshire, RG7 3BH.

This 300 year old coach house features 10 individually designed modern bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, flat-screen TVs,free WiFi and work desk. Burghfield Common is a small village in West Berkshire, a short drive from Reading.

  • 17th Century

New Inn

New Inn, High Street, Clovelly, Devon, EX39 5TQ.

This 17th century inn stands on the ancient cobbled streets in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Clovelly. With eight individually-styled bedrooms, guests can relax in the restaurant or bar as their luggage is transported to the hotel by sledge.

  • 17th Century

Robin Hood Farm B&B

Robin Hood Farm B&B, Baslow, Derbyshire, DE45 1PU.

Dating from around 1875, Robin Hood Farm provides comfortable and luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of the Peak District National Park. Lovingly renovated and set in 2 acre grounds, it features 3 superior en-suite double bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Redbrick House

Redbrick House, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG20 0EW.

Offering a warm and friendly atmosphere, this impressive 19th century farmhouse lies in the heart of Robin Hood country. With 9 comfortable rooms, food is freshly prepared to order in the restaurant, with bar meals available in The Redbrick House bar.

  • 19th Century

Westbourne House Cowes

Westbourne House, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BH.

With its own water frontage, this listed Georgian house is centrally located in the seaport town of Cowes. Offering two en-suite rooms, a full cooked breakfast is served in the large kitchen overlooking the Solent.

  • 18th Century

Bail House

Bail House, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3AP.

A stunning 5 star town house ideally situated moments from Lincoln Cathedral and Castle. Enjoy charming traditional decor in keeping with period features.

  • 14th Century

Home Farm B&B

Home Farm, Beachampton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK19 6DX.

Situated in charming Beachampton village, Home Farm boasts traditional features like four poster beds, roll top baths and log-burning fires, a hearty English breakfast made to order and an ideal location for exploring Buckinghamshire’s many attractions.

  • 18th Century

The Priory

The Priory, Scorton, Lancashire, PR3 1AU.

Sometimes referred to as The Gateway to the Trough of Bowland, The Priory nestles in the beautiful village of Scorton. With parts of the building dating back to 1650, if now offers its own bakery and eight spacious, warmly furnished rooms.

  • 17th Century

Plas Dinas Country House

Plas Dinas Country House, Bontnewydd, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL54 7YF.

A short drive from Caernarfon, Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon were regular guests at Plas Dinas Country House, which blends traditional features with contemporary decor. Enjoy fantastic views of North Wales and tasty home cooked food.

  • 18th Century

Cleavers Lyng 16th Century Country House

Cleavers Lyng, Church Road, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1QJ.

Situated in the picturesque South Downs, This Grade II listed, 16th century B&B is an oasis of tranquility. The decor is completely in-keeping with the period feel of the property and a plentiful breakfast full of home grown fare is a particular highlight.

  • 16th Century