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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Ravenscourt House

Ravenscourt House, Grantown on Spey, Morayshire, PH26 3JG.

A charming Victorian guesthouse boasting period features and modern conveniences within easy reach of the stunning Cairngorms National Park.

  • 19th Century

Ye Old Ferrie Inn

Ye Old Ferrie Inn, Symonds Yat, Herefordshire, HR9 6BL.

Dating from 1473, this beautiful riverside pub stands on the banks of the River Wye and offers cosy accommodation, great food, local ales and cider, all within a friendly atmosphere. Canoeing is available on the river and horse riding can also be arr.

  • 15th Century

The Claremont

The Claremont, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 2LL.

A stunning 5 star B&B with spacious, stylish en-suite bedrooms moments from the seafront. Enjoy an award-winning breakfast, luxury toiletries and all modern conveniences.

  • 19th Century

Caddon View Country Guest House

Caddon View, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire, EH44 6HH.

A 19th century award-winning hotel, Caddon View in the Scottish Border area of Peeblesshire boasts spacious en-suite accommodation and an intimate restaurant offering fresh local produce. A rural retreat only 40 minutes from Edinburgh.

  • 19th Century

The Saddleworth Hotel

The Saddleworth Hotel, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL3 5LX.

In a stunning acreage in the picturesque Castleshaw Valley, enjoy opulently designed en-suite bedrooms and a beautifully presented menu accompanied by an extensive wine list. Enjoy the high life by arriving in style in the hotel’s Rolls-Royce or Bentley.

  • 19th Century

Collaig House

Collaig House, Kilchrenan, Taynuilt, Argyll, PA35 1HG.

Two miles from Kilchrenan village, Collaig House provides spacious, modern accommodation and delicious homegrown food. Enjoy beautiful views over Loch Awe while you relax on the terrace. A fantastic rural retreat.

  • 20th Century

The Plough

Sleights, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO22 5EN.

Boasting fantastic views of the Esk Valley, The Plough Inn offers a relaxing retreat in the charming village of Blue Bank, North Yorkshire. Enjoy the speciality ales & high quality local produce on offer in the bar & restaurant and cosy, en-suite bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Tall Storeys

Old Town, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 1RQ.

An early 19th century Grade II townhouse, Tall Storeys boasts beautiful sea views, a lovely south-facing garden where guests can enjoy a drink from the hotel bar and well appointed en-suite bedrooms complete with four poster beds.

  • 19th Century

The Wheatley Arms

The Wheatley Arms, Ben Rhydding, nr. Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8PP.

Set in the charming Wharfedale village of Ben Rhydding, The Wheatley Arms offers twelve beautiful bedrooms all with luxurious bathrooms. After a day on the nearby moors, take time to relax in the popular Yorkshire bar before sampling the fresh local fare.

  • 20th Century

Wethele Manor

Wethele Manor, Weston Under Wetherley, Warwickshire, CV33 9BZ.

A lovely 16th century farmhouse set on an extensive acreage in the heart of Warwickshire. Take a stroll in the orchard or gardens before enjoying the relaxing en-suite accommodation which has been restored to reflect the character of the property.