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 Winning Post

The Winning Post, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 4SW.

With its cosy nooks and crannies, the 18th century Winning Post features 10 elegantly presented bedrooms, each with a private modern bathroom. This recently refurbished inn and restaurant is set in quiet countryside, close to Ascot and Windsor

  • 18th Century

Crossways Hotel

Crossways Hotel, Wilmington, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5SG.

Ideally located for exploring the South Downs, this charming Georgian hotel offers spacious accommodation and a popular rosette awarded restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Penny Lane Hotel

Penny Lane Hotel, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 9EH.

Located in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool with views of the bus shelter on Penny Lane, the hotel offers 17 superbly furnished, Beatles themed, en-suite rooms. Visit the nearby Beatles Museum, John Lennon’s home, and explore Strawberry Fields..

  • 19th Century

Sunny Cottage

Sunny Cottage, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 2QW.

With garden views from each of its four en-suite rooms, Sunny Cottage offers delightful accommodation, a delicious breakfast and a very friendly welcome. Set in a rural location, yet just one mile from Maidenhead railway station.

  • 19th Century

Prested Hall

Prested Hall, Feering, Colchester, Essex, CO5 9EE.

Situated in an extensive acreage in the Colchester countryside, 15th century Prested Hall combines traditional features such as wooden beams and lead windows (and even a moat!) with modern luxuries. Enjoy spacious, en-suite accommodation in a rural setting.

  • 15th Century

Blackthorn Farm

Blackthorn Farm, Trearddur Bay, Holyhead, Anglesey, LL65 2LT.

A fantastic coastal guest house less than 10 minutes from Holyhead, Blackthorn Farm offers airy, contemporary bedrooms with beautiful sea views and breakfast and supper menus (the latter on Fridays only) full of fresh local ingredients.

  • 19th Century

Walford Court

Walford Court, Walford, nr. Leintwardine, Shropshire, SY7 0JT.

Dating back 500 years, this beautiful old house offers sumptuous B&B accommodation in two very roomy suites and a very large double room, all en-suite. Originally built as a courthouse, it exudes charm and character, with its deep oak beams and carvings.

  • 16th Century

Camelia Hotel

Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 3AA.

This luxurious 100-year-old 3 star hotel is situated on the Eastern Esplanade at Southend-On-Sea and enjoys views over the Thames Estuary. Originally a Victorian boarding school, it now offers colourful en-suite holiday accommodation, a bar and restaurant serving a good selection of fine foods.

  • 19th Century

Tithe Barn Bed and Breakfast

Tithe Barn B&B, Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1BZ.

Dating from the 18th century, this large and rustic former barn features 3 well appointed en-suite bedrooms. Set in spacious gardens complete with friendly ducks, it is conveniently situated for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 18th Century

Woodhayes Country House

Whimple, Sidmouth, Devon, EX5 2TQ.

This 18th Century Georgian Villa offers luxury boutique B&B accommodation set within five acres of formal gardens and paddocks. Located on the outskirts of Whimple in East Devon within easy reach of Exeter and the coast.

  • 18th Century