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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Penrhiw Hotel

Penrhiw Hotel, Haverfordwest, SA62 6PG.

Penrhiw Hotel is situated minutes from St Davids in the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. Offering five star bed and breakfast accommodation, Penrhiw’s stunning historic features blend perfectly with contemporary style.

  • 19th Century


Driftwood, Porthscatho, Cornwall, TR2 5EW.

Set in a beautiful coastal location with stunning sea views, Driftwood offers simply styled en-suite accommodation over three comfortable rooms. Follow a pretty woodland path down to the private beach before enjoying a meal in the Michelin star restaurant.

  • 20th Century

Sabine Barn B&B

Sabine Barn B&B, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 9NS.

Featuring original exposed wooden beams, this comfortable bed and breakfast lies just 4 km from Oxford city centre. Guest rooms include free WiFi and a private bathroom with bathtub or shower. Full English breakfasts are made using fresh local produce.

  • 18th Century

Kings Arms Hotel

Kings Arms Hotel, Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria, LA6 1LR.

With a rich heritage dating back to 1753, this traditional coaching inn offers real food, real ales and 6 well-appointed en-suite rooms. Set in the quaint Cumbrian village of Burton-in-Kendal, The Kings Arms lies close to the M6 and Lancashire border.

  • 18th Century

Sentry Mead

Sentry Mead, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0BJ.

Offering high quality bed and breakfast accommodation in 11 traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, this wonderful Victorian villa is located in Totland Bay, just 120 yards from the beach. Walkers, cyclists and dog owners are all welcome.

  • 19th Century

Chapel House Hotel

Chapel House Hotel, Atherstone, Warwickshire, CV9 1EY.

Early 18th century Georgian townhouse with an AA rosette a la Carte restaurant. The stylish rooms are all en-suite and are spread across two floors. Easily accessed from the A5, the hotel is also within a 30 minute drive of the M1 and M6 motorways.

  • 18th Century

The Old Station House

Hemsby, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29 4EZ.

A charming 19th century guest house in rural Norfolk, this was once the residence of the Hemsby Station Master and even retains an original station bench in the garden. Enjoy spacious en-suite bedrooms a short stroll from the beach and local attractions.

  • 19th Century

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, 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