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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Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

William De Percy

William De Percy Jedburgh Road, Otterburn, Northumberland. NE19 1NR.

This French inspired gastropub and boutique hotel takes its name from the 11th century Norman noble, William de Percy. Originally a 17th century coaching inn, accommodation now comprises eight individually designed, boutique bedrooms, some with irresistible charms like four-poster beds.

  • 17th Century

Leslie Castle

Leslie Castle, nr. Insch, Aberdeenshire AB52 6NX

Dating back to the 17th century, Leslie Castle now offers delightful adults only, B&B accommodation in 5 beautifully furnished, en-suite rooms. The historic seat of the Clan Leslie, delicious Scottish breakfasts are cooked to order.

  • 17th Century

Faside Castle

Faside Estate, Edinburgh and Lothians, EH33 2LE

Only 8 miles from Edinburgh lies Faside Castle. Faside Castle offers unique bed and breakfast accommodation at the top of the 14th century tower. Some rooms include a 7 foot wide ‘Emperor bed’, stone built fireplaces and stand-alone slipper baths. A steep spiral staircase and a glass walkway over the old dungeon leads up to the roof top walk, perfect to watch the sunset over the Firth of Forth.

  • 14th Century

Lynton Cottage B&B & Sea View Apartments

The Lynton Cottage, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6ED.

Set in a listed Georgian Country House, each comfortable en-suite apartment is individually decorated and offers either a king or super king-size bed, as well as panoramic sea views over Lynmouth Bay. Follow the paths down to the picturesque harbour village of Lynmouth.

  • 19th Century

The White Hart Country Inn

The White Hart Country Inn, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, CB21 5BZ.

Enjoying a prominent location in the picturesque village of Fulbourn, this traditional coaching inn lies just 4 miles from Cambridge city centre. With its traditional and relaxed atmosphere, the White Hart boasts an excellent family-friendly restaurant.

  • 17th Century

Three Horseshoes Inn

Three Horseshoes Inn, Running Waters, Durham, County Durham, DH1 2SR.

Offering a well stocked cellar, good food and first class accommodation, this charming country inn is just a short drive from the beautiful city of Durham. The six spacious en-suite rooms all enjoys views over the rolling Durham countryside.

  • 17th Century

The Top House Inn

The Top House Inn, Lizard, Cornwall, TR12 7NQ.

Offering award-winning accommodation in 8 stylishly furnished en suite bedrooms, The Top House Inn is just a short walk from The Lizard, the most southerly point on the British mainland. This warm and friendly village inn serves an eclectic menu.

  • 18th Century

Cardynham House

Cardynham House, Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6XX.

Dating back to the 15th century, this characterful B&B boasts sumptuous, uniquely styled en-suite accommodation and a plentiful breakfast in the charming Cotswolds town of Painswick.

  • 15th Century

Camilla House

Camilla House, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4DW.

A cosy 5 star Georgian town house with stunning sea views, Camilla House offers well-equipped en-suite accommodation and a highly recommended breakfast made from the best Cornish produce. Conveniently located for all that West Cornwall has to offer.

  • 19th Century