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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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

Felbrigg Lodge

Felbrigg Lodge, Aylmerton, Holt, Norfolk, NR11 8RA.

Set in 8 acres of beautifully tended grounds, the recently refurbished Felbrigg Lodge offers luxury bed and breakfast accommodation, a heated indoor pool and hot tub. The intimate restaurant serves delicious home cooked food using fresh Norfolk produce.

  • 19th Century

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