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

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The Golden Lion

The Golden Lion, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 1BD.

This elegant, historic hotel is situated in the centre of Stirling and has welcomed guests for more than 200 years, including the Scottish poet Robert Burns. The Library Bar offers light bar meals whilst the City Brasserie offers a varied, creative menu.

  • 18th Century

Lord Milner

Lord Milner, Westminster, Central London, SW1W 9QU.

Situated in the heart of London’s Belgravia, this typical Edwardian terraced house has been renovated to offer luxurious B&B accommodation. Offering a unique blend of homely feel and fashionable life style, it is just a short walk to Buckingham Palace.

  • 19th Century

Fox Club Mayfair

Fox Club, Mayfair, Central London, W1J 7ER.

Enjoy sumptuous, stylish accommodation in the heart of London’s prestigious Mayfair. Located only moments from Green Park tube station, the Fox Club is an ideal base for exploring the city.

  • 18th Century

Blanch House

Blanch House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN21PL.

Just a short walk from the nearest beach, this Regency era town house is set in the heart of Brighton. Offering 12 en-suite rooms, guests can enjoy their favourite tipple in the champagne and cocktails bar.

  • 18th Century

Wolds Village

Wolds Village, Driffield, near Beverley, East Yorkshire, YO25 9EF.

The award-winning Wolds Village’s combines a charming Georgian homestead with sumptuous, traditional decor spanning the Tudor to Edwardian eras with a popular restaurant and tearoom serving a quintessentially British menu full of local and seasonal produce.

  • 18th Century

Davaar House Hotel

Davaar House Hotel, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 8DW.

A cosy bed and breakfast which is an ideal base for travelling to nearby Edinburgh, St Andrews and Stirling. Enjoy fresh local produce in the Davaar House Hotel restaurant and a few drinks in the lounge bar before bed.

  • 19th Century

Bowlish House

Bowlish House, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5JD.

This Grade II listed Georgian house features 6 en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant, which serves a full English breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. A short walk from Shepton Mallet town centre and a 15 minute drive from Wookey Hole Caves.

  • 18th Century

Hedgefield House

Hedgefield House, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE21 4LR.

Said to be the first house in Britain to be connected via the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell made history in 1877. A stunning Georgian Mansion House, Hedgefield House offers stylish guest accommodation together with lavish breakfasts.

  • 18th Century

Godolphin Arms

Godolphin Arms, Marazion, Cornwall, TR17 0EN.

Offering stunning views over historic St Michael’s Mount, the Godolphin Arms features ten high quality, en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant. Located in the small market town of Marazion, the restaurant serves fine local seafood from Newlyn Harbour.

  • 19th Century

Bowen House

Bowen House, York, North Yorkshire, YO31 8RF.

Enjoy a relaxing break at this unpretentious town house, which is ideally located for exploring York city centre. En-suite and private bathrooms, a cosy, classic decor and a plentiful cooked breakfast make this a must visit.

  • 19th Century