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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The Southbourne Villa

The Southbourne Villa, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5BD.

Relax in our ‘Garden Hot Tub Spa’, screened by palm trees, at this charming detached Victorian villa near Torre Abbey. Situated in a quiet position yet within easy reach of the amenities of Torquay, this four star hotel is great for a seaside holiday.

  • 19th Century

Clay Hall House

Clay Hall House, Acton, nr. Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0AQ.

This romantic manor house effortlessly blends traditional Tudor features with 21st century luxury to offer very comfortable accommodation in three stylish guest rooms. Dating from around 1520, it boasts ancient timber beams and large Inglenook fireplaces

  • 16th Century

The Farmhouse Hotel and Restaurant

The Farmhouse, St Saviour, Guernsey, GY7 9YF.

With underfloor heating, air conditioned bedrooms and fluffy bathrobes, this luxury 15th century farmhouse offers elegant 4 star accommodation. There is also an award winning restaurant, spacious sun terrace and free Wifi.

  • 15th Century

Rockside Guest House

Rockside Guest House, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ.

Located in Windermere, one of the Lake District’s most popular regions, this quaint guest house built in traditional Lakeland stone offers well-appointed bedrooms with a classic, understated decor.

  • 19th Century

The Acorn Inn

The Acorn Inn, Evershot, Dorset, DT2 0JW.

Built from honey coloured local stone this 400 year old coaching inn retains its original historical character and charm, with its wooden beams and roaring log fires. It offers ten luxurious en-suite hotel rooms equipped with the most modern comforts.

  • 16th Century

Sophia’s B&B

The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4HH.

Luxuriously appointed en-suite rooms with stunning views greet you at this charming seaside B&B. Fantastic locally sourced Cornish fayre and light, airy rooms make Sophia’s a perfect base for exploring Penzance & St Ives.

  • 19th Century

The Wold Cottage

The Wold Cottage, Wold Newton, nr. Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 3HL.

Dating from Georgian times, this former gentleman’s country retreat provides the ideal venue to simply relax and leave the pressures of the modern world behind. Enjoy the your full Yorkshire breakfast overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds.

  • 18th Century

Foxley Brow House

Foxley Brow House, Antrobus, nr. Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6LB.

Set in the heart of the rolling Cheshire countryside, this Georgian farmhouse stands in over 2 acres of grounds. On the fringe of the village of Antrobus, Foxley Brow House features three stylish rooms and a full English breakfast menu.

  • 18th Century

Roof Garden Rooms

Searcys Roof Garden Rooms, Knightsbridge, Central London, SW1X 0HJ.

An inviting haven in exclusive Knightsbridge. This charming townhouse boasts super king size beds, luxury toiletries and all modern conveniences topped off with a beautiful rooftop garden.

  • 19th Century

Dunedin Country House

Dunedin Country House, Patrington, Holderness, East Yorkshire, HU12 0NB.

Nestled away between the east coast and the Humber Estuary in the quaint village of Partrington, Dunedin Country House offers luxury B&B accommodation in eight en-suite rooms. Enjoy stunning views over the lawned Victorian garden to the River Humber.

  • 19th Century