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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Old Ivy House Bed & Breakfast

Old Ivy House B&B, Congerstone, Leicestershire, CV13 6LZ.

Set in the picturesque Leicestershire village of Congerstone, Old Ivy House offers four double en-suite bedrooms and a twin bedded room with private bathroom. With parts of the house dating back to the 13th century, it lies a short drive from Nuneaton.

  • 13th Century

Stramacchio Italiano @ Elvey Farm

Elvey Farm, Pluckley, Ashford, Kent, TN27 0SU.

A stunning 15th century farm in rural Kent providing luxurious, modern conveniences in keeping with the traditional surroundings and period features. This beautiful medieval farmstead can be found at the end of a winding country lane.

  • 15th Century

Rostrevor Hotel – Guest House

Rostrevor, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0TL.

A lovely townhouse on the outskirts of Manchester. The Rostrevor offers spacious, well-appointed rooms with a relaxed, contemporary style. Only 600 yards from the centre of Bury.

  • 19th Century

Old Bull Inn

Old Bull Inn, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9AW.

Full of history and character, the Old Bull Inn has been welcoming weary travellers since the 15th century. With 11 en-suite guest rooms, it is the oldest hostelry in the market town of Royston. The popular restaurant serves modern British food.

  • 15th Century

Chilgrove Farm B&B

Chilgrove, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 9HU.

Set in the quiet hamlet of Chilgrove in South Downs National Park, Chilgrove Farm B&B is the perfect base for keen walkers and cyclists wanting to explore the Downs. Enjoy the beautifully converted en-suite accommodation and tasty farmhouse breakfast.

  • 18th Century

Kames Hotel

Kames Hotel, Kames, Tighnabruaich, Argyll, PA21 2AF.

A charming, traditional bed and breakfast situated on the shores of the Cowal Peninsula, West Scotland. Enjoy tasty homemade meals, a plentiful selection of malt whiskies or a stroll on the beach to soak up the amazing scenery.

  • 19th Century

Wormleighton Hall

Wormleighton Hall, Southam, near Banbury, Warwickshire, CV47 2XQ.

A rural retreat near the market town of Southam, Wormleighton Hall boasts airy, spacious en-suite accommodation and beautiful views of the Warwickshire countryside. Take a stroll in the hotel grounds or enjoy a dip in the pool.

  • 18th Century

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel, South Kensington, Central London, SW5 9PD.

A quirky, characterful Victorian townhouse featuring uniquely decorated en-suite accommodation, some with deluxe four-poster beds. Located In London’s fashionable Kensington district, offering easy access to any part of the city.

  • 19th Century

The Queen Anne

Great Hucklow, Tideswell, Derbyshire, SK17 8RF.

The Queen Anne Inn in Great Hucklow nestles at the heart of the Peak District National Park. Dating back to 1621, this old country Inn offers fully refurbished AA 3 star B&B accommodation. The inn serves homemade traditional food, wines, ales and spirits.

  • 17th Century

Rosebud Cottage Guest House

Rosebud Cottage Guest House, Haworth, West Yorkshire, BD22 8QQ.

A cosy cottage in the Brontë village of Haworth, this luxurious guest house blends traditional decor with modern conveniences. Dating from 1752, it retains many period features including exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling.

  • 18th Century