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 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

Manor Cottage Bed and Breakfast

Manor Cottage Bed and Breakfast, Old Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2RJ.

Set in mature grounds with a variety of plants and borders, the 18th century Manor Cottage offers a high standard of comfort and food, all in a relaxed atmosphere. Old Windsor village sits between Windsor Great Park, Runnymede and the River Thames.

  • 18th Century

South Lodge

South Lodge, Wavendon, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8AQ.

Set within pretty landscaped grounds, this luxury boutique bed and breakfast offers four unique en suite rooms, each with a king-size bed. In the mornings select from the extensive breakfast menu, evening meals can also be arranged with prior request.

  • 20th Century

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn, Whittonstall, Northumberland, DH8 9JN.

Bordering the counties of Northumberland and Durham, The Anchor Inn stands in the village of Whittonstall, a short drive from Corbridge Roman fort. Built as a coaching inn in the 1700’s, it now offers four elegant bedrooms and an acclaimed restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Aphrodite’s Boutique Hotel

Aphrodite's Boutique Hotel, Bowness-On-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JD.

Set in 2 acres of beautiful gardens above Lake Windermere, the luxury themed suites at the Aphrodites Boutique Hotel feature spa baths or private hot tubs. With an elegant restaurant, guests also have use of an indoor pool, sauna and fitness area.

  • 19th Century

The Bunk Inn

The Bunk Inn, Curridge, nr. Newbury, Berkshire, RG189DS.

Just a short drive from Newbury Racecourse, this traditional country pub and restaurant sits in the heart of the picturesque Berkshire village of Curridge. Exuding character and charm, it offers delicious meals and stylish, comfortable accommodation.

  • 18th Century

Number 1 Hotel & Wine Lounge

Number 1 Hotel & Wine Lounge, Wooler, Northumberland, NE71 6LD.

Occupying a beautiful location in historic Wooler, No1 Hotel features a bar, restaurant and 7 bedrooms complete with roll-top baths. Dating back to 1671, this lovely building provides an ideal retreat after a long day walking in the Cheviot Hills.

  • 17th Century

Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites

Wizards Thatch Luxury Suites, Alderley Edge, Cheshire, SK9 7BG.

Dating back over 400 years, Wizards Thatch features three self-contained Luxury 5 Star Suites. Ideal for a romantic break or for professionals seeking a truly unique experience, lie back and relax in one of the largest four-poster beds in Cheshire.

  • 16th Century