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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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

Wiltonburn Farm B&B

Wiltonburn Farm B&B, Hawick, Scottish Borders, TD9 7LL.

This traditional farmhouse offers comfortable B&B accommodation in a charming rural setting. Only 2 miles from Hawick, and lots to do nearby including riding, walking and golfing.

  • 18th Century

The Oxenham Arms Hotel

The Oxenham Arms Hotel, South Zeal, Devon, EX20 2JT.

Dating from the 12th century, the Oxenham Arms is one of the oldest inns in Devon and boasts 7 traditionally furnished rooms with charming original features. Built around the famous Zeal Menhir Standing Stone, Charles Dickens once stayed for a month.

  • 12th Century


d'Parys, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2UA.

A short walk from the heart of Bedford, this elegant hotel features 14 luxurious rooms and offers an informal dining experience. Blending Victoriana with contemporary design, each en suite room has been individually styled and includes a roll-top bath.

  • 19th Century

Holmwood House Hotel

Holmwood House Hotel, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 4BB.

Treat yourself to a luxurious stay at this award-winning B&B with four poster beds and two person spa baths surrounded by a classic, contemporary decor and only moments from the attractions of historic York.

  • 19th Century

Breeze Guest House

Breeze Guest House, Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L20 3AW.

Set in the centre of Bootle Village, a leafy suburb of Liverpool, this luxury town house offers 10 individually designed en-suite rooms and traditional English food. Built in 1840, it is conveniently located for both Liverpool and Everton stadia.

  • 19th Century