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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Huntingdon House Hotel

Huntingdon House Hotel, Dumfries, Scottish Borders, DG1 1LZ.

This 19th century sandstone house makes a wonderful base for exploring Dumfries & Galloway. The property is family run and features 8 well appointed bedrooms, as well as free WiFi internet.

  • 19th Century

The Royal An Lochan

The Royal An Lochan, Tighnabruaich, Argyll, PA21 2BE.

The Royal an Lochan Hotel enjoys a beachside setting in the picturesque village of Tighnabruaich, and offers a restaurant with local seafood and rooms with sea views. There are real wooden floors, cosy leather sofas and real log fires.

  • 19th Century

The Barns at Thorpe Market

Thorpe Market, Norwich, Norfolk, NR11 8TP.

This cosy barn conversion in the small village of Thorpe Market in Norfolk provides a tranquil setting complete with a private courtyard and en-suite bedrooms featuring flat screen televisions and luxury toiletries.

  • 18th Century

The New Inn

The New Inn, Marsden, nr. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Warmly welcoming guests since 1787, The New Inn country pub and restaurant, now offers six beautifully renovated en suite rooms, some of which feature four-poster beds and whirlpool baths. Located in the village of Marsden, between Leeds and Manchester.

  • 18th Century

Springfield House

Springfield House, Coleshill, nr. Birmingham, Warwickshire.

A delightful 18th century guest house set in the heart of the West Midlands. Enjoy comfy en-suite accommodation with modern jacuzzi and whirlpool baths and a hearty cooked breakfast.

  • 18th Century

17 Burgate

17 Burgate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AU.

Enjoy afternoon tea on arrival at this multi award-winning townhouse famous for its unparalleled customer service. Relax in front of the log fire or prop up the bar before exploring nearby York castle or historic Whitby.

  • 18th Century

Church Hall Farm Bed and Breakfast

Church Hall Farm, Broxted, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM6 2BZ.

Close to the Essex / Hertfordshire border and around 5 miles from Stansted Airport, Church Hall Farm B&B enjoys a peaceful location in village of Broxted. Set alongside a 15th century barn, this pretty thatched cottage offers a selection of well appointed rooms.

  • 17th Century

Drapers Hall

Drapers Hall, St Marys Place, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1DZ.

The 5-star Drapers Hall offers luxurious rooms and a fine dining restaurant, all within an historic timber framed building dating back to 1485. The red sandstone Shrewsbury Castle, founded by Roger de Montgomery around 1070, is just a stroll away.

  • 15th Century

The Prince’s House Hotel

The Prince's House Hotel, Glenfinnan, Highlands, PH37 4LT.

A beautiful 17th century guesthouse, stunningly located on The Road to the Isles. Enjoy a traditional Scottish welcome alongside award-winning 2AA Rosette dining.

  • 17th Century

Bailbrook Lodge

Bailbrook Lodge, Bath, Somerset, BA1 7HZ.

Bailbrook Lodge is a Georgian Grade II listed country house, excellently situated just a mile from the city centre of Bath. Some room have four poster beds, whilst all rooms benefit from views over the gardens, grounds and surrounding countryside.

  • 18th Century