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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Queen Charlottes Orangery

Queen Charlottes Orangery, 93a Sydney Place, Bath, Somerset.

A unique place to stay in a wonderful setting. Centrally located 8 minutes stroll on the level to the historic centre, the Roman Baths and Pump Room. The Orangery was once part of the home for a period of Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III.

  • 18th Century

The Four Alls

The Four Alls, Ovington, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL11 7BP.

Set on the border between North Yorkshire and County Durham, The Four Alls Inn offers comfortable en suite B&B accommodation in a 200 year old country pub. Serving locally sourced produce, the restaurant prepares all the main courses on the premises.

  • 19th Century

The Knife and Cleaver

The Knife and Cleaver, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, MK45 3LA.

Set in the pretty village of Houghton Conquest, this award winning guest house features a fine dining restaurant offering a selection of modern British classics, as well as a good collection of real ales and wines. Just a short drive from Bedford centre.

  • 18th Century

The Old Post Office

The Old Post Office, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0LA.

Set in the picturesque working village of Lanchester, this charming and characterful B&B has three individually designed en suite bedrooms and a large pretty garden with a courtyard. Breakfasts feature traditional fare with locally sourced produce.

  • 18th Century

Isles Field Barn Bed and Breakfast

Isles Field Barn B&B, Goosnargh, nr. Preston, Lancashire, PR3 2EN.

Set on a working farm surrounded by beautiful Lancashire countryside, this spacious barn conversion offers three well appointed, en suite bedrooms. On the fringe of the Forest of Bowland, Isles Field Barn is just 8 miles from Preston Railway Station.

  • 19th Century

The Cranley Hotel

The Cranley, South Kensington, Central London, SW5 0LA.

A charming Georgian townhouse in South Kensington, ideally located for exploring central London, Enjoy tasteful, elegantly decorated rooms and lovely period features.

  • 18th Century

Highland Moors

Highland Moors Guest House, Llanriddnod Wells, Powys, LD1 5ND.

A former Victorian hydro spa hotel, Highland Moors is an ideal base for exploring the stunning scenery of Mid Wales. Enjoy spacious, light and airy bedrooms with luxurious en-suite facilities and extensive grounds.

  • 19th Century

Ty Gwyn Hotel

Ty Gwyn Hotel, Betws Y Coed, Gwynedd, LL24 0SG.

Situated in the famous village of Betws-y-Coed, this award winning hotel is set in a historic building (previously a coaching inn) and makes a great base for exploring the Snowdonia National Park. Serves great food using local produce where possible.

  • 17th Century

The English Rose

Bexhill, Bexhill, East Sussex, TN40 1SB.

A lovely Victorian town house moments from the coast. The English Rose offers spacious, en-suite bedrooms with a contemporary, relaxed decor in-keeping with the period features of the property. Just a 10 min walk from the centre of Bexhill.

  • 19th Century

Dobbins Inn Hotel

Dobbins Inn Hotel, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland.

Dubbins Inn Hotel is set in a wonderful 13th century building and features individually decorated rooms, each with a private bathroom. The restaurant serves a varied menu using fresh local produce.

  • 13th Century