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 Old Priory B&B

80 North Bersted Street, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 9AQ.

This charming 3 bedroom BandB dates back to the 17th century and – as its name suggests – was once a priory. It is situated on the outskirts of Bognor Regis and offers free Wi-fi and use of a swimming pool and hot tub.

  • 17th Century

Darsham Old Hall

Darsham Old Hall, Darsham, Suffolk, IP17 3PR.

This 13th century house is set in 60 acres of grounds and offers luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Suffolk. Grand, thoughtfully decorated rooms with four-poster beds, capture the Old Hall’s rich history and provide a relaxing country retreat.

  • 13th Century

Catton Old Hall

Catton Old Hall, Old Catton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 7HG.

A characterful 17th century period property in the charming village of Old Catton, Catton Old Hall offers very spacious, traditional accommodation complete with oak beams, open fires and four poster beds.

  • 17th Century

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn, Lower Froyle, nr. Farnham, Hampshire, GU34 4NA.

This traditional English country inn offers five individually designed, luxurious en-suite rooms and suites in an idyllic waterside setting. The restaurant features indulgent fine dining, using the very best that nature can offer.

  • 17th Century

The Inn at Lathones

The Inn at Lathones, Lathones, St Andrews, Fife, KY9 1JE.

Ideally located near the University (and golfing!) town of St. Andrews, this 17th century coaching inn has retained many traditional features, although bedrooms are equipped with all the mod cons required. Enjoy the award-winning cuisine and plentiful ales.

  • 17th Century

The Moorings Hotel

The Moorings Hotel, Hett Hills, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH2 3JU.

Blending traditional charm with modern comfort, The Moorings features nine spacious suites with luxury bathrooms, the perfect venue for business and leisure. Offering views over the West Durham Hills, it is just a 5 minute drive from Chester-le-Street.

  • 18th Century

The Dovecote Inn

The Dovecote Inn, Laxton, nr. Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, NG22 0SX.

Approached by a private orchard, the two en-suite rooms offered at The Dovecote Inn are located in a pretty period barn conversion. Set in the heart of the historic village of Laxton, this lovely, traditional country inn serves fine home-cooked fayre.

  • 18th Century

The Marstan Guesthouse

The Marstan Guesthouse, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2LQ.

This boutique, five star rated Victorian villa effortlessly blends historic charm with modern amenities such as iPod docks, flatscreen TVs and even an outdoor heated swimming pool and hot tub! Only a short stroll to the local Blue Flag beach.

  • 19th Century

Woodhall Spa Manor

Woodhall Spa Manor, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6PY.

Originally an 18th century hunting lodge, the majority of the current buidling was added in the Edwardian era. Now fully restored, it features 8 individually furnished bedroom suites. Set in attractive mature gardens with views over Bracken Golf Course.

  • 18th Century

Detling Coachhouse

Detling Coachhouse, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3HB.

A charming former coach house in idyllic rural Kent, with cosy, traditional accommodation. An ideal base for exploring the North Downs Way.

  • 18th Century