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!

Jump to Historic B&B’s in:

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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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East Pallant Bed & Breakfast

East Pallant B&B, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1TR.

A short stroll from Chichester’s Cathedral and Castle, East Pallant offers well-appointed accommodation in three stylish en-suite rooms. This elegantly furnished Georgian mansion is tastefully decorated and features a terraced garden, as well as a games room.

  • 18th Century

Dalshian Guest House

Dalshian Guest House, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5TD.

The Victorian Dalshian Guest House is stunningly located in beautiful woodland gardens on the edge of Pitlochry. Enjoy the classically contemporary decor and spacious en-suite bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Byfords

Byfords, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BG.

Reputed to be the oldest building in the town, this beautiful listed property offers 16 boutique-style B&B rooms and a wonderful self catering apartment. A short drive from the coast, Byfords also features a cosy all-day café and a unique food store.

  • 16th Century

Great Ashley Farm B&B

Great Ashley Farm B&B, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2PP.

An award-winning B&B in the heart of Wiltshire. Cosy en-suite bedrooms and a stunning breakfast fresh from the Aga and full of local produce make this an ideal rural retreat.

  • 19th Century

Park Farm

Wingfield Park, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7LR.

This beautifully converted barn is situated on a family run, working farm just 15 minutes from the M1 and A38, perfect for exploring the Peak District. Ideal for walkers, Park Farm is on the High Peak Trail and enjoys lovely countryside views.

  • 18th Century

Seagrave Arms

Weston Subedge, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6QH.

Relax at the charming Seagrave Arms, a former 18th century coaching inn which offers a stunning, locally sourced menu and elegant accommodation with luxurious extras amidst traditional Georgian features like flagstone floors and an inglenook fireplace.

  • 18th Century

House of Agnes

House of Agnes, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BN.

Mentioned by name in Dickens’ ‘David Copperfield’, this stunning B&B features the largest walled garden in Canterbury. Dating back to the 15th century, it offers 8 boutique style rooms in the main house and a further 8 modern stable rooms.

  • 15th Century

Barker Stakes Farm

Barker Stakes Farm, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8EE.

Located in the heart of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, this attractive B&B boasts stunning views across its own extensive acreage. Traditional features are complimented by a lovely contemporary decor.

  • 18th Century

Strenneth

Strenneth, Fersfield, nr.Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2BP.

With a wealth of exposed oak beams, this 17th century B&B is set in unspoiled countryside, a short drive from the historic market town of Diss. Offering 7 individually decorated en-suite rooms, evening meals can be provided by arrangement.

  • 17th Century

The Spinney

Shirwell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4JR.

This charming former rectory dates back to the 18th century. A West Country wonder 3 miles from Barnstaple. Enjoy tea & cakes on arrival & traditionally decorated rooms with all mod cons before waking up to a sumptuous breakfast overlooking the orchard.

  • 18th Century