Historic B&Bs in the Heart of England

Choose a bed and breakfast in Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon, a small country hotel in Herefordshire’s black and white villages or a restaurant with rooms in the quintessentially English Cotswolds. Browse through our selection of B&Bs, restaurants with rooms and small boutique hotels in the Cotswolds, Shropshire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and the Welsh Borders.

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Gilberts End Farm

Gilberts End Farm, Upton upton Severn, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR8 0AR.

This B&B is set in a grade II listed farmhouse and benefits from some spectacular views over the Malvern Hills. All rooms come with a flat screen TV, DVD player and free wireless internet access. Upton-upon-Severn is less than 10 minutes away by car.

  • 15th Century

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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 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

Mellington Hall Hotel

Mellington Hall Hotel, Churchstoke, Montgomery, Powys, SY15 6HX.

Stately Mellington Hall is located in the beautiful Powys area of Mid-Wales amidst extensive grounds. All rooms are very spacious with en-suite facilities. The Hall’s 4 restaurants provide scrumptious food ranging from afternoon tea to full Sunday roast.

  • 18th Century

Badgers Hall

Badgers Hall, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6HB.

Set above a quintessential English Tea Room, Badgers Hall offers comfortable and friendly B&B accommodation in the beautiful Cotswold market town of Chipping Campden. Dating from the 15th century, it features mullioned stone windows and exposed oak beams.

  • 15th Century

The Huntsman of Little Wenlock

The Huntsman of Little Wenlock, Little Wenlock, nr. Telford, Shropshire, TF6 5BH.

Boasting views to the ancient hill fort atop the mighty Wrekin, the Huntsman enjoys a peaceful location in the picturesque Shropshire village of Little Wenlock. With just three en suite rooms, the comprehensive menu includes classic British fayre.

  • 19th Century

The Porch House

The Porch House, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire, GL54 1BN.

Dating from 947, The Porch House is said to be the oldest inn in England. With thirteen luxury en-suite rooms, a bar area, conservatory, garden and dining room, there is plenty of choice for where to sit to enjoy your meals.

  • 11th Century

Swinford Manor Farm B&B

Swinford Manor Farm, Swinford, nr Eynsham, Oxfordshire, OX29 4BJ.

Standing in 10 acres of picturesque grounds, this historic, riverside manor farmhouse offers elegant, individually decorated en-suite rooms with beamed ceilings and antique furnishings. Set on the banks of the Thames with views of nearby Wytham Woods.

  • 17th Century

The Green Man Inn

The Green Man Inn, Fownhope, Herefordshire, HR1 4PE.

Set in the picturesque village Fownhope, The Greenman has been welcoming weary travellers since 1485. Each of the 14 spacious, en-suite bedrooms has been skilfully designed to blend contemporary style with the historic surroundings.

  • 15th Century

Oak House No.1

Oak House No.1, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8EU.

This widely regarded high-quality boutique hotel, offers guests a unique stay in very special surroundings. Set in Tetbury’s finest square, the bedrooms at Oak House have been re-designed to the highest standard and feature a range of bespoke furnishings.

  • 18th Century

Howton Grove House

Howton Grove House, Wormbridge, nr. Thruxton, Herefordshire, HR2 9DY.

Set in 5 acres of grounds, this elegant period farmhouse provides comfortable en-suite accommodation in two large rooms. Boasting 300 years of history, with its oak exposed beams and open fireplaces, Howton Grove exudes unique character and atmosphere.

  • 18th Century