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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Meadowsweet Hotel

Meadowsweet Hotel, Llanwrst, Betws-y-Coed, Gwynedd, LL26 0DS.

Set in the charming village of Llanrwst, Meadowsweet Hotel offers traditionally decorated, well appointed bedrooms and a highly recommended bar and restaurant popular with guests and locals alike!

  • 18th Century

Penryn House

Penryn House, Polperro, Cornwall, PL13 2RQ.

Set in the beautiful fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall, Penryn House offers cosy en-suite accommodation, a tasty, plentiful breakfast and is only moments from the harbour and numerous cliff top walks.

  • 19th Century

Upper Neatham Mill

Upper Neatham Mill, Holybourne, nr. Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EP.

Overlooking the River Wey at Holybourne just outside Alton, this 17th century barn offers very comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in three elegant, en-suite rooms. Breakfasts are served in the oak beamed dining room with its vaulted ceiling.

  • 17th Century

The Struan Inn

Calvine, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5UB.

Ideally located for exploring the Cairngorms National Park, this traditional inn offers light and airy en-suite bedrooms with a cosy, relaxed decor. Take in the stunning views with a tot of whisky from the bar or relax in front of a toasty log fire.

  • 19th Century

The Northey Arms

The Northey Arms, Bath Road, nr. Bath, Wiltshire, SN13 8AE.

In the heart of the Wiltshire countryside, a short drive from Bath and Chippenham, this hotel combines traditional period features with an elegant, unfussy decor. Enjoy luxurious limestone wetrooms and complimentary tolietries, bathrobes and slippers.

  • 19th Century

Ruswarp Hall

Ruswarp, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1NH.

This fine Jacobean hall is situated in its own grounds just a short walk from the River Esk in the village of Ruswarp near Whitby on the North Yorkshire coast. The Hall boasts many 17th century features, a dining room, bar and residents garden room.

  • 17th Century

Wartling Place Country House Hotel

Wartling Place Hotel, Wartling, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1RY.

A charming, award winning Georgian B&B which is an ideal base for exploring East Sussex. Wartling Place Country House offers spacious, well appointed accommodation complete with king size and four poster beds, all mod cons and beautiful garden views.

  • 18th Century

Roch Castle

Roch Castle, Roch, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

Roch Castle is a stunning Norman castle in Wales offering guests luxury, elegance and quality. Recently restored, this thirteenth century castle offers bed and breakfast accommodation in 6 beautiful bedrooms. Private dining by arrangement.

  • 13th Century

Pentillie Castle and Estate

Pentillie Castle and Estate, nr Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6QD.

Located on the border between Devon and Cornwall, the family-run Pentillie Castle and Estate lies on the banks of the River Tamar. The nine en-suite boutique rooms offer flat-screen TVs, with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool available in the gardens.

Barcaldine Castle

Barcaldine Castle, Benderloch, Nr. Oban, Argyll, PA37 1SA.

Built in the sixteenth century, Barcaldine Castle offers a truly unique experience. The luxurious bedrooms feature complimentary WiFi, flat screen TV’s and luxurious fabrics. Being set on the shore of Loch Creren, the B&B also enjoys wonderful views.

  • 16th Century