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

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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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

The Cartford Inn

The Cartford Inn, Cartford Lane, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0YP.

A charming, recently refurbished 17th century coaching inn featuring four poster beds, roll top baths, private dining and cosy nooks near an open fire – perfect for a relaxing weekend away. Ideally located near the River Wye, 10 minutes from Blackpool.

  • 17th Century

Bull Auberge

The Auberge, Yaxley, near Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8BZ.

With original beamed partitions and walls, this delightful barn conversion is ideally placed for exploring the Norfolk Broads. The Auberge also boasts a fantastic dining experience, with seafood a particular specialty!

  • 19th Century

Angel Inn

Angel Inn, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham Vale, Suffolk, CO6 4SA.

Offering six luxurious en-suite bedrooms and great food, this grade II listed 16th century coaching inn enjoys views over the Stour Valley. Set in the quaint village of Stoke-by-Nayland, the inspiration for many of John Constable’s Suffolk landscapes.

  • 16th Century

Stratton Gardens Guest House

Stratton Gardens, Stratton, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 9DN.

A delightful 16th century guest house only moments from the beautiful North Cornwall coast. Stratton Gardens offers well-appointed en-suite bedrooms with a cosy, contemporary decor & charming terraced gardens as the name suggests!

  • 16th Century

The White Buck

White Buck, Burley, New Forest, BH24 4AT.

Enjoy spacious, en suite accommodation and a tasty menu full of locally sourced fish and game at this former country house. Set within its own extensive grounds and surrounded by woodland, it makes an ideal base for exploring the New Forest.

  • 19th Century