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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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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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

Clonmara Manor B&B

Clonmara Manor, Elmswell, nr. Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9DY.

Standing in the heart of the little Suffolk village of Elmswell, this former Victorian rectory has been lovingly renovated to a high standard. Enjoy a stroll through the extensive wooded grounds before retiring to one of the three delightful bedrooms.

  • 19th 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

The Wheatsheaf Hotel

The Wheatsheaf, Duns, Scottish Borders, TD11 3JJ.

For serious food lovers, the Wheatsheaf boasts an award-winning restaurant specialising in organic and local produce, complimented by an extensive wine list. Offering a warm welcome to the Scottish Borders, there are ten spacious en-suite bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Farnley Tower

Farnley Tower, Durham, County.Durham, DH1 4DX.

Renowned for its architecture and gardens, this elegant Victorian mansion offers stunning views over Durham Castle and Cathedral. The 13 comfortable rooms are individually designed, and the award-winning restaurant specialises in innovative cuisine.

  • 19th Century

Kings Arms Hotel

Kings Arms Hotel, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 3HL.

Located on the High Street in the historic market town of Berkhamsted, this 18th century former coaching inn now offers 14 luxury en-suite bedrooms and a stylish bar. The elegant restaurant serves the very best of local produce from an innovative menu.

  • 17th Century