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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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

Blue Pig

Blue Pig, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2AT.

A 17th century cottage with 3 cosy en-suite rooms offering little luxuries like memory foam mattresses & underfloor heating. Enjoy a fantastic & plentiful breakfast served at a time to suit you before exploring the charming market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.

  • 17th Century

The Jug And Bottle

The Jug And Bottle, Heswall, Wirral, Mreseyside, CH60 4RH.

Originally built in the 1880s, The Jug and Bottle is a traditional country-style pub with six modern en suite guest rooms. Serving delicious homemade food seven days a week, it provides an excellent base for walkers exploring the Wirral Way and coastline.

  • 19th Century

Woodleys Farmhouse

Woodleys Farmhouse, Woburn Sands, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8DE.

Close to the picturesque town of Woburn Sands, this traditional farmhouse bed and breakfast offers four well proportioned bedrooms with either en-suite, or private bathrooms. Milton Keynes is just a short drive away, as is the WWII Bletchley Park museum.

The Strathardle Inn

The Strathardle Inn, Kirkmichael, Perthshire, PH10 7NS.

Nestled in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, this comfortable inn serves some great home cooked food, a wide selection of drinks, as well as 8 well decorated rooms. Easy access to Perth, Dundee and St Andrews.

  • 19th Century

Lichfield House

Lichfield House, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 1AN.

Lichfield House is a grade II listed Georgian Town House situated in just 150 from the seafront within the fashionable area of historic Brunswick, just a 15 minute walk from the centre of Brighton.

  • 18th Century