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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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

Brownber Hall

Brownber Hall, Newbiggin On Lune, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4NX.

A lovely 19th century country house surrounded by beautiful grounds and stunning Cumbrian scenery. Brownber Hall is a haven of tranquility, offering spacious, well-equipped accommodation and a highly recommended, freshly cooked breakfast.

  • 19th Century

Llwyn Onn Guest House

Llwyn Onn Guest House, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, CF48 2HT.

Llwyn Onn Guest House is in an idyllic setting overlooking the Llwyn Onn reservoir in the heart of the Brecon Beacons. Recently awarded with AA and Welsh Tourist Board 4 Stars, complete with 11 en-suite bedrooms.

The Royal Hotel and Bar

The Royal Hotel and Bar, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 1YD.

An ideal base for exploring historic Lancaster, this refurbished town house provides light and airy en-suite accommodation, complete with double glazing, plasma TV, and free WiFi access. The University of Cumbria is within walking distance and Lancaster University a short taxi ride away.

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