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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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

The Angel & Blue Pig

The Angel & Blue Pig, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 9AP.

Set in the quintessentially British coastal town of Lymington, the quirky Angel and Blue Pig has been offering accommodation to the weary traveller since the 13th century. The carefully designed en-suite bedrooms include lots of home-from-home comforts.

  • 13th Century

Channels Lodge

Channels Lodge, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 3PT.

With many traditional features such as oak beams, log-burning fires and roll top baths, Channels Lodge stays true to its 15th century roots whilst providing all the modern luxuries one would expect. Also benefiting from an adjacent golf club and restaurant.

  • 15th Century

The Mirador Boutique Town House

Mirador Town House, Swansea, Glamorgan, SA2 0QX.

A quirky guest house with a definite sense of fun, the Mirador Town House is ideally located for Swansea town centre and the stunning Gower Peninsular. Enjoy one of 7 individually designed en-suite rooms, each portraying themes from around the world.

  • 19th Century

Lynton House

Lynton House, Llandudno, Gwynedd, LL30 2HD.

Within walking distance of the Llandudno Pier and promenade, this stunning town house boasts spacious en-suite bedrooms and a contemporary decor.

  • 19th Century

The Belmont

The Belmont, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AN.

Built as a gentleman’s residence, this imposing and unique building has been receiving guests since the late 1800’s. Offering adult only accommodation, it blends original Victorian elegance with modern comforts, including a solar heated swimming pool.

  • 19th Century