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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Bickleigh Castle

Bickleigh Castle, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RP.

Bickleigh Castle is one of Devon’s most beautiful wedding venues and Bed and Breakfast breaks. This 14th Century castle nestles in a valley with 30 acres of lush green land. The River Exe runs through the grounds, perfect for fishing enthusiasts!

  • 14th Century

Stable Courtyard at Leeds Castle

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1PL.

Stay overnight in the refurbished Stable Courtyard Bedrooms in the beautiful setting of Leeds Castle and explore the castle grounds and gardens when the estate is closed to the general public. Breakfast is available in the 17th century Fairfax Restaurant.

  • 17th Century

Appleby Castle

Appleby Castle, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6XH.

Deep in the heart of the beautiful Eden Valley you will find historic Appleby Castle. This stunning Norman motte and bailey castle is now offering bed and breakfast in seven luxurious guest bedrooms with four poster beds…

  • 11th 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

Burnhouse Manor Hotel

Burnhouse Manor Hotel, Beith, Ayrshire, KA15 1LJ.

This hotel is all about the location, as it is surrounded by some of Scotland’s most unspoilt countryside. With only 9 bedrooms, this is a true ‘get away from it all’ retreat with its charm and hospitality.

  • 19th Century

Eshott Hall

Eshott Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 9EN.

Built in the 1600’s, Eshott Hall offers stunning, well appointed suite-style bedrooms and elegant communal areas. Enjoy a stroll around the beautiful grounds and sample the superb menu full of local ingredients, some of which are straight from the garden!

  • 17th Century

The Cricketers Arms

The Cricketers Arms, Rickling Green, nr. Saffrom Walden, Essex, CB11 3YG.

Set between Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden overlooking the village green in Rickling Green, The Cricketers Arms is a traditional country pub with 10 beautiful, individually designed en-suite rooms. The restaurant features a regularly changing menu.

  • 18th Century

Highfield Farm

Highfield Farm, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2AQ.

Minutes from the A1, this working arable farm offers high-quality bed and breakfast accommodation with free Wi Fi and flat-screen TV’s. Each bedroom includes an en-suite bathroom with shower or bath, the large breakfast dining room overlooks farm fields.

  • 18th Century

The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9PB.

This traditional coaching inn has been welcoming weary travellers since the 15th century. Set in the historic Sussex market town of Midhurst, the Swan retains much of its antique charm with three well equipped and very comfortable en suite bedrooms.

  • 15th Century

Huntlands Farm Bed & Breakfast

Huntlands Farm, Whitbourne, nr. Bromyard, Herefordshire, WR6 5RD.

Set on the county border between Herefordshire and Worcestershire, this authentic 15th century red brick and timber farmhouse features four super king bedrooms. Offering wonderful views of the countryside, Huntlands Farm is a family run working farm.

  • 15th Century