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 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

The Garden Hotel

The Garden Hotel, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD.

Set in Uppingham, a market town between Leicester and Peterborough, this cosy guesthouse has a quirky, traditional decor. Soak up the sun in the lovely garden, drink in hand (courtesy of the hotel bar!) or enjoy more active pursuits at nearby Rutland Water.

  • 18th Century

St Hildas House

St Hilda's Terrace, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3AE.

Welcome to the Grade II listed St Hilda’s House in historic Whitby. After a comfortable night’s sleep in your en-suite room, enjoy a traditional breakfast served in the atmospheric old servants kitchen.

  • 18th Century

Dannah Farm Country House

Dannah Farm Country House, Bowmans Lane, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 2DR.

On the edge of the Peak District National Park, this luxurious, uniquely styled B&B is set on the Chatsworth Estate Farm, in the heart of the countryside. Romance is heightened by four poster beds, double spa baths and a private hot tub and sitting room.

  • 18th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel, Great Bircham, Norfolk, PE31 6RJ.

Reputedly the ‘most contemporary hotel in Norfolk’, this imposing country house hotel is set on the Sandringham Estate and is only a short drive from Norwich. 9 well decorated bedrooms and a stylish restaurant serving high quality food and drink.

  • 20th Century

Crown and Garter

Crown and Garter, Inkpen, nr. Newbury, Berkshire, RG17 9QR.

Refurbished to the highest standards, The Crown and Garter is a 17th century country inn and restaurant, offering 10 stylish en-suite bedrooms with garden views. Set in the pretty village of Inkpen, close to Newbury Racecourse and Highclere Castle.

  • 17th Century