Historic B&B’s in East Anglia

Welcome to our selection of historic bed and breakfasts in Norfolk, the Norfolk Broads, Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. The region of East Anglia boasts some beautiful and quintessentially English countryside, as well as some fabulous beaches and the world famous Norfolk Broads. What better place to escape for a short break?

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Catton Old Hall

Catton Old Hall, Old Catton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 7HG.

A characterful 17th century period property in the charming village of Old Catton, Catton Old Hall offers very spacious, traditional accommodation complete with oak beams, open fires and four poster beds.

  • 17th Century

Cornfields

Cornfields, Roothams Green, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, MK44 2NJ.

Dating back to the 16th century, this charming former village inn retains traditional features and decor with all modern conveniences. Enjoy king size and four poster beds and a stunning al a carte restaurant in a beautifully scenic location.

  • 16th Century

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Byfords

Byfords, Holt, Norfolk, NR25 6BG.

Reputed to be the oldest building in the town, this beautiful listed property offers 16 boutique-style B&B rooms and a wonderful self catering apartment. A short drive from the coast, Byfords also features a cosy all-day café and a unique food store.

  • 16th Century

Strenneth

Strenneth, Fersfield, nr.Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2BP.

With a wealth of exposed oak beams, this 17th century B&B is set in unspoiled countryside, a short drive from the historic market town of Diss. Offering 7 individually decorated en-suite rooms, evening meals can be provided by arrangement.

  • 17th Century

Offley Place

Offley Place, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 3DS.

Offering wonderful views over the extensive grounds, the 16 en-suite bedrooms have each been individually designed to retain the feel and charm of this old manor house. Originally built in the 16th century, its interiors have been lovingly restored.

  • 16th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

The Kings Head Hotel, Great Bircham, Norfolk, PE31 6RJ.

Reputedly the ‘most contemporary hotel in Norfolk’, this imposing country house hotel is set on the Sandringham Estate and is only a short drive from Norwich. 9 well decorated bedrooms and a stylish restaurant serving high quality food and drink.

  • 20th Century

Sutherland House

Sutherland House, Southwold, Suffolk, IP18 6DN.

More a boutique restaurant with rooms, Sutherland House is one of the oldest and most historically significantly buildings in Southwold. Offering just four stylish, contemporary rooms, it is just a short walk along the promenade to the beach and pier.

  • 15th Century

The Crown Hotel

The Crown Hotel, Wells next the Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1EX.

This former coaching inn lies on the edge of a tranquil tree-lined green in the fishing port of Wells-next-the-Sea. Lovingly refurbished to enhance its existing historic features, The Crown offers 12 luxurious en-suite bedrooms and a stylish restaurant.

  • 18th Century

Clay Hall House

Clay Hall House, Acton, nr. Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0AQ.

This romantic manor house effortlessly blends traditional Tudor features with 21st century luxury to offer very comfortable accommodation in three stylish guest rooms. Dating from around 1520, it boasts ancient timber beams and large Inglenook fireplaces

  • 16th Century

Jolly Brewers

Jolly Brewers, Milton, nr. Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 6AD.

This beautiful Grade II listed, late 17th century pub restaurant blends modern touches with period character and offers 4 double en-suite rooms in the former stable block. Set just 4 miles from Cambridge and within easy walking distance of the River Cam.

  • 17th Century

The Black Lion Hotel

The Black Lion Hotel, Little Walsingham, Norfolk, NR22 6DB.

Once host to medieval pilgrims visiting the famous shrine of “Our Lady of Walsingham”, parts of the Black Lion date from the 15th century. Located in the heart of Little Walsingham village, it now offeris six attractively decorated rooms and a restaurant.

  • 15th Century

Darsham Old Hall

Darsham Old Hall, Darsham, Suffolk, IP17 3PR.

This 13th century house is set in 60 acres of grounds and offers luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Suffolk. Grand, thoughtfully decorated rooms with four-poster beds, capture the Old Hall’s rich history and provide a relaxing country retreat.

  • 13th Century