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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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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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

Nineteen

Nineteen, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TJ.

A beautiful boutique hotel only yards from Brighton Pier, Hotel Nineteen boasts spacious, airy en-suite rooms with stylish contemporary decor and flatscreen TVs. A breakfast in bed service is also offered!

  • 19th Century

The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BP.

Dating back to 1851, The Old Coach House is thought to be the oldest remaining house in the village of South Shore. Comprising eleven en-suite double rooms, many with four poster beds, this Tudor style boutique B&B lies close to Blackpool’s attractions.

  • 19th Century

The Nags Head Hotel

The Nags Head Hotel, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0DG.

Dating from the 1400s, the Nags Head Hotel provides the perfect place to stay and rest whilst in the Chilterns. Awarded an AA Rosette for “Culinary Excellence”, the five bedrooms are all individually styled with beautifully finished en-suite bathrooms.

  • 15th Century

Bage Pool

Bage Pool, Dorstone, nr. Bredwardine, Hereford, HR3 5SU.

Dating from the mid-16th century, this timber framed farmhouse offers two spacious, elegantly designed rooms with private bathrooms. Enjoying views over the rolling Golden Valley, Hay-on-Wye and historic Hereford are just a short drive away.

  • 16th Century

The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EX.

This former coaching inn lies on the edge of a tranquil tree-lined green in the fishing port of Wells-next-the-Sea. Lovingly refurbished to enhance its existing historic features, The Crown offers 12 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and a stylish restaurant.

  • 18th Century