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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Nether Abbey

Nether Abbey, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4BQ.

Situated in the seaside town of North Berwick, Nether Abbey boasts 12 elegant en-suite bedrooms, as well an award winning restaurant specialising in fresh seafood and lobsters. The nearby railway station offers a regular train service to Edinburgh.

  • 18th Century

Lower Barn Boutique B&B

St Ewe, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6ET.

A stunning boutique guest house in central Cornwall, Lowers Barns offers delightful rooms and great food, as well as holistic therapies. Found at the end of a winding country lane, yet within walking distance of the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

  • 18th Century

The Cimon

The Cimon, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5NP.

Set in the heart of Torquay, this detached Victorian villa features a large patio garden, outdoor swimming pool, spacious bar and a south-facing dining room overlooking the sun terrace. Some of the well equipped, en-suite rooms offer panoramic sea views.

  • 19th Century

The White Lion Inn

The White Lion Inn, Hampton in Arden, nr. Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0AA.

Set in a 17th century inn, the White Lion offers nine stylish en-suite rooms, together with real ale, fine wines and great food. Just a short drive from both Birmingham Airport and the NEC, it stands in the small village of Hampton in Arden.

  • 17th Century

Gilberts End Farm

Gilberts End Farm, Upton upton Severn, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR8 0AR.

This B&B is set in a grade II listed farmhouse and benefits from some spectacular views over the Malvern Hills. All rooms come with a flat screen TV, DVD player and free wireless internet access. Upton-upon-Severn is less than 10 minutes away by car.

  • 15th Century

Jolly Brewers

Jolly Brewers, Milton, nr. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 6AD.

This beautiful Grade II listed, late 17th century pub restaurant blends modern touches with period character and offers 4 double en-suite rooms in the former stable block. Set just 4 miles from Cambridge and within easy walking distance of the River Cam.

  • 17th Century

Birchwood Hotel

East Moulin Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH16 5DW.

Spacious, well appointed rooms and extensive grounds lend a country-house feel to this 17th century hotel. Enjoy the on-site bar and restaurant or go for a stroll in the nearby woodland where horse riding, golf, cycling & a host of activities are on offer.

  • 17th Century

No 45

No 45, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RQ.

With mountain and riverside walks close by, this late Victorian residence is set within an acre of grounds in picturesque Ballater, Royal Deeside. The comfortable en-suite rooms are individually decorated, evening meals can also be arranged in advance.

  • 19th Century

Lowbyer Manor Country House

Lowbyer Manor Country House, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3JX.

Lowbyer Manor Country House was built in the late 1700s and today offers 4 star accommodation in a delightful grade II listed property. Breakfast fans wont be disappointed as the guesthouse has won an AA Breakfast Award!

  • 18th Century

The Compton Swan

The Compton Swan, Compton, nr. Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6NJ.

Located close to the Berkshire / Oxfordshire border, The Compton Swan features high-quality dining and stylish accommodation in 6 en-suite rooms. Enjoy summer drinks in the large pub garden, or simply relax beside the open fire in the library area.

  • 17th Century