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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La Gaffe – Restaurant with Rooms

La Gaffe, Hampstead, Greater London, NW3 6SS.

Moments from scenic Hampstead Heath, the family run La Gaffe boasts an award-winning onsite Italian restaurant and wine bar and cosy four poster bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Rosebery House

Rosebery House, Bridlington, East Yorkshire, YO15 2ET.

Just a short walk from the sea and the award winning Bridlington Promenade, the 200 year old Rosebery House offers 7 well furnished and comfortable en-suite rooms. Quietly positioned, it makes the ideal base for exploring the old town.

  • 18th Century

Brunswick House

Brunswick House, Middleton in Teesdale, County Durham, DL12 0QH.

18th century Brunswick House is a charming guest house in the rural North Pennines area offering cosy, en-suite accommodation, period features such as open fires and oak beams and a tasty evening menu.

  • 18th Century

Kildonan Lodge Hotel

Kildonan Lodge Hotel, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH16 5PE.

An ideal base for Edinburgh’s many local attractions, the Kildonan Lodge Hotel is situated only 1.5 miles from Princes Street. Enjoy a complimentary apperitif and traditional Scottish shortbread on arrival, and sumptuous four poster en-suite bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Number 7 Priory Guest House

Priory Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 9RQ.

Ideally placed for those travelling to and from the Derry ferry terminal, this attractive Grade II listed guest house offers well appointed, tastefully decorated en-suite bedrooms and is located a short walk from Dover town centre.

  • 18th Century

The Globe Inn

The Globe Inn, Chagford, Devon, TQ13 8AJ.

Rich in original character and charm, this traditional coaching inn offers 7 large en-suite rooms, all of which are tastefully furnished and decorated. Set in the Dartmoor National Park, the Globe is just a short walk from the heart of historic Chagford.

  • 17th Century

The Fleece Inn

The Fleece Inn, Haworth, nr. Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 8DA.

Surrounded by the wild and rugged moors of Emily Brontë’s Wuthering Heights, The Fleece Inn stands in the very heart of Haworth’s historic main street. Offering good old Yorkshire hospitality in 7 cosy guest rooms, the restaurant serves hearty local fare.

  • 19th Century

Crown and Horns

Crown and Horns, East Ilsley, Berkshire, , RG20 7LH.

With its 11 individually designed en-suite rooms, the 18th century Crown and Horns country inn is the ideal stop over for both business and leisure travellers. With classic pub food served daily, enjoy daily specials in the courtyard garden when the weather permits.

  • 18th Century

Kegworth House

Kegworth House, Kegworth, Leicestershire, DE74 2DA.

Behind the elegant Georgian facade, Kegworth House retains many original features including a stone-flagged hallway and a relaxing drawing room with an open fire. The 11 en-suite bedrooms each possess their own individual character.

  • 18th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4NH.

Set in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, the King’s Head is enjoyed by both visitors and locals. A contemporary decor sets off traditional features such as the log fire place and original beams. The six bedrooms are well appointed with every convenience.

  • 18th Century