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 Exeter Arms

Easton on the Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 3NS.

Set in the peaceful village of Easton on the Hill, this beautifully decorated country pub and AA rosette awarded restaurant offers modern convenience and traditional features such as original beams and stonework, ideal for both families and business guests alike.

  • 18th Century

Glendavan House

Glendavan House, Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5LU.

Visit the 5 star Glendavan House for that little bit extra! Enjoy one of 3 sumptuously furnished suites comprising of luxuriously appointed bedroom, sitting room and bathrooms in this former shooting lodge on the edge of the Cairngorms National Park.

  • 19th Century

Link House

Link House, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YD.

A haven of tranquility in the Northern Lakes, Link House is surrounded by stunning countryside and is an ideal base for the many pursuits on offer. Enjoy light and airy accommodation, a well equipped guest lounge and a comprehensive breakfast menu.

  • 19th Century

Barringtons

barringtons, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2EQ.

Welcome to Barringtons, ideally placed to visit The Peak District’s many attractions. This Grade II listed Victorian building retains many original features: from the beautiful oak panelled restaurant to the very stylish lounge bar, with free WiFi.

  • 19th Century

The Old Hall Country House

The Old Hall Country House, Madeley, Cheshire, CW3 9DX.

Set on the Cheshire / Staffordshire border, within the charming village of Madeley, this 16th century timber-framed country house was originally constructed in the shape of a cross. It now offers luxury B&B accommodation in 4 elegantly furnished rooms.

  • 16th Century

Houseboat Harbourside View

Houseboat Harbourside View, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5NS.

Moored on Bembridge harbour, this distinctively different luxury bed and breakfast accommodation includes a master suite that features a large balcony and whirlpool bath. Tuck in to your full English breakfast whilst enjoying the fantastic sea views

  • 19th Century

Cornfields

Cornfields, Roothams Green, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, MK44 2NJ.

Dating back to the 16th century, this charming former village inn retains traditional features and decor with all modern conveniences. Enjoy king size and four poster beds and a stunning al a carte restaurant in a beautifully scenic location.

  • 16th Century

George & Falcon

George & Falcon, Warnford, Hampshire, SO32 3LB.

Set in the picturesque village of Warnford within easy distance of Winchester, this 16th century country inn and restaurant blends traditional character with an urban, modern twist. Decorated to a very high standard, there are six en-suite rooms.

  • 16th Century

Bron-Y-Graig

Bron-Y-Graig, Corwen, Clwyd, LL21 0DR.

Dating back to the late Victorian era, Bron-y-Graig offers spacious en-suite accommodation surrounded by terraced gardens and woodlands. Activities include canoeing and hiking, or for the more relaxed visitor a wee dram in the bar may be preferable!

  • 19th Century

Orles Barn

Orles Barn, Wilton, nr. Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6AE.

Dating from the 17th century, Orles Barn Restaurant with Rooms features six modern en-suite bedrooms that reflect the character and history of the building. A short stroll from the picturesque market town of Ross-on-Wye, the restaurant has 2 AA Rosettes.

  • 17th Century