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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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


Chycara, Carnon Downs, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6LG.

Featuring extensive leisure facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, this beautiful country house offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation. Set within extensive gardens and woodland, it is just 4 miles from Truro.

  • 19th Century

Offley Place

Offley Place, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 3DS.

Offering wonderful views over the extensive grounds, the 16 en-suite bedrooms have each been individually designed to retain the feel and charm of this old manor house. Originally built in the 16th century, its interiors have been lovingly restored.

  • 16th Century

Le Chateau Japonais

Le Chateau Japonais, 2 Linton Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1TN.

Just a short walk from Hastings Beach, this intriguing French-Japanese guest house offers deep relaxing spa baths in each en-suite bedroom. Outside, guests can lie back and relax in the warm water of the heated Japanese-style spa pool.

  • 19th Century

The Blenheim Buttery

The Blenheim Buttery, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SY.

Overlooking the market square, this charming 17th century building features six en-suite rooms all with free wired internet. The traditional dining room serves a changing menu with freshly prepared seasonal food. A short drive from Oxford.

  • 17th Century

Whitethorn Bed and Breakfast

Whitethorn Bed and Breakfast, Astbury, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4RR.

With stunning views over the rolling Cheshire countryside, this 17th century farmhouse features five stylish bedrooms and a spacious and attractive garden which guests are welcome to roam. A short stroll from the village of Astbury.

  • 17th Century