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!

Jump to Historic B&B’s in:

Cornwall | Devon | Lake District | Norfolk | Peak District | Scotland | Wales

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

Other popular listings

Sands Hotel

Sands Hotel, Burray, Orkney, KW17 2SS.

The 19th-century Sands Hotel is situated along the shore of Scapa Flow in Burray village. All rooms are en-suite overlooking the beach and pier where local fishermen work. There is a bar, restaurant and beautiful sea views.

  • 19th Century

Sutherland House

Sutherland House, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6DN.

More a boutique restaurant with rooms, Sutherland House is one of the oldest and most historically significantly buildings in Southwold. Offering just four stylish, contemporary rooms, it is just a short walk along the promenade to the beach and pier.

  • 15th Century

Nevill Arms Inn

Nevill Arms Inn, Medbourne, Leicestershire, LE16 8EE.

Situated in the picturesque village of Medbourne amidst Leicestershire’s beautiful Welland Valley, the Nevill Arms was rebuilt in 1863 in a Tudor style. Featuring a a stylish restaurant and en-suite accommodation, relax with a drink by the river bank.

  • 19th Century

Cathedral View Guest House

Cathedral View Guest House, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 1QA.

Set in the heart of the famous Cathedral Quarter of Lincoln, this beautiful, historic guesthouse dates back to the 12th century. Lovingly restored, it now offers 7 stylish bedrooms laid out in keeping with the buildings original features.

  • 12th Century

The Old Bridge House

The Old Bridge House, West Looe, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2BU.

Occupying an idyllic setting on the water’s edge in West Looe, the Old Bridge House guest house features nine comfortable en-suite rooms, many with lovely harbour views. The in-house bar offers an extensive drinks menu, simply relax and enjoy the scenery.

  • 18th Century

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