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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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, 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

The Green Room

The Green Room, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1PW.

The Green Room combines cosy, en-suite accommodation with a highly recommended restaurant offering an extensive menu, all housed in a charming Grade II listed building in the heart of Somerset.

  • 16th Century

Windy Harbour Farm Hotel

Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, Glossop, Derbyshire, SK13 7QE.

Benefiting from some fabulous views over the surrounding Derbyshire countryside, Windy Harbour Farm House is great for walkers and cyclists as the Pennine Way and Trans Pennine trail are both nearby. Inside is a bar, restaurant and en-suite bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Park Farm

Park Farm, nr. Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0HS.

The eight en-suite bedrooms at Park Farm have been lovingly created and finished to the highest of standards within the 18th century stable block. Just a short drive from the famous contemporary sculpture by Sir Antony Gormley, The Angel of the North.

  • 18th Century

Brayne Court Bed and Breakfast

Brayne Court, Littledean, nr. Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 3JY.

With parts of the building dating back to the Norman Conquest, Brayne Court offers bed and breakfast accommodation in two luxurious suites, one of which features a four-poster bed. Set on the edge of the Forest of Dean, around a mile from Cinderford.

  • 11th Century

Sniperley Hall

Sniperley Hall, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5RA.

Standing within walled gardens, this stunning 18th century house is set just a few miles from the castle and cathderal of historic Durham. Both bedrooms at Sniperley Hall are traditionally furnished and well appointed, with free Wi-Fi and on site parking.

  • 18th Century