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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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 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

The Stag and Huntsman at Hambleden

The Stag and Huntsman at Hambleden, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 6RP.

Set in the pretty village of Hambleden, The Stag and Huntsman offers traditionally furnished en suite rooms with free WiFi and satellite TV, all just an hour away from Central London. Complete with oak beams, there is an old-world charm about this pub.

  • 19th Century

Close House

Close House, Heddon on the Wall, Newcastle-u-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 0HT.

Located in the heart of a stunning Northumbrian country estate on the outskirts of Newcastle, Close House features luxurious B&B accommodation in 16 en suite rooms. Set in an elegant 18th century mansion, try a round or two on the 18 hole golf courses.

  • 18th Century

The Langton Arms

The Langton Arms, Tarrant Monkton, Blandford Forum, Dorset, DT11 8RX.

Occupying a peacefull location in the pretty thatched Dorset hamlet of Tarrant Monkton, the 17th century Langton Arms features six elegant guest rooms built around an attractive courtyard. The friendly restaurant serves a modern British menu.

  • 17th Century