Historic B&B’s in London and the Home Counties

Welcome to our selection of historic bed and breakfasts in London. B&B’s are great for a more intimiate stay and often give a much more personal flavour of London. The properties listed on the following pages range from historic inns to small boutique hotels, and are all handpicked for their quality and historic value.

Featured Accommodation

La Gaffe – Restaurant with Rooms

La Gaffe, Hampstead, Greater London, NW3 6SS.

Moments from scenic Hampstead Heath, the family run La Gaffe boasts an award-winning onsite Italian restaurant and wine bar and cosy four poster bedrooms.

  • 18th Century

Fox Club Mayfair

Fox Club, Mayfair, Central London, W1J 7ER.

Enjoy sumptuous, stylish accommodation in the heart of London’s prestigious Mayfair. Located only moments from Green Park tube station, the Fox Club is an ideal base for exploring the city.

  • 18th Century

Roof Garden Rooms

Searcys Roof Garden Rooms, Knightsbridge, Central London, SW1X 0HJ.

An inviting haven in exclusive Knightsbridge. This charming townhouse boasts super king size beds, luxury toiletries and all modern conveniences topped off with a beautiful rooftop garden.

  • 19th Century

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Home Farm B&B

Home Farm, Beachampton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK19 6DX.

Situated in charming Beachampton village, Home Farm boasts traditional features like four poster beds, roll top baths and log-burning fires, a hearty English breakfast made to order and an ideal location for exploring Buckinghamshire’s many attractions.

  • 18th 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

Crown and Garter

Crown and Garter, Inkpen, nr. Newbury, Berkshire, RG17 9QR.

Refurbished to the highest standards, The Crown and Garter is a 17th century country inn and restaurant, offering 10 stylish en-suite bedrooms with garden views. Set in the pretty village of Inkpen, close to Newbury Racecourse and Highclere Castle.

  • 17th Century

Arosfa Hotel

Arosfa Hotel, Camden, Central London, WC1E 6HJ.

Once home to the famous Pre-Raphaelite painter Sir John Everett Millais, The Arosfa Hotel is set in a refurbished 200 year old Georgian townhouse. Located in the historic London district of Bloomsbury. it offers good-quality, great-value B&B accommodation

  • 18th Century

The New Inn

The New Inn, St John’s Wood, Central London, NW8 6LA.

Conveniently situated close to Lord’s Cricket Ground, The New Inn gastro pub and hotel offers 5 comfortable rooms, all with en-suite facilities. From a constantly changing seasonal menu, it serves a range of fine cuisine in a welcoming pub environment.

  • 18th Century

Just So Cottage

Just So Cottage, Winslow, nr. Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3AJ.

With its original oak beams and floors, this listed historic building is more than 400 years old. Decorated to the highest standards and presented with quality period furniture, the three bedrooms at Just So Cottage feature luxury en suite bathrooms.

  • 16th Century

Crown and Horns

Crown and Horns, East Ilsley, Berkshire, , RG20 7LH.

With its 11 individually designed en-suite rooms, the 18th century Crown and Horns country inn is the ideal stop over for both business and leisure travellers. With classic pub food served daily, enjoy daily specials in the courtyard garden when the weather permits.

  • 18th Century

The Winning Post

The Winning Post, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 4SW.

With its cosy nooks and crannies, the 18th century Winning Post features 10 elegantly presented bedrooms, each with a private modern bathroom. This recently refurbished inn and restaurant is set in quiet countryside, close to Ascot and Windsor

  • 18th Century

Sunny Cottage

Sunny Cottage, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 2QW.

With garden views from each of its four en-suite rooms, Sunny Cottage offers delightful accommodation, a delicious breakfast and a very friendly welcome. Set in a rural location, yet just one mile from Maidenhead railway station.

  • 19th Century

The Nags Head Hotel

The Nags Head Hotel, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, HP16 0DG.

Dating from the 1400s, the Nags Head Hotel provides the perfect place to stay and rest whilst in the Chilterns. Awarded an AA Rosette for “Culinary Excellence”, the five bedrooms are all individually styled with beautifully finished en-suite bathrooms.

  • 15th Century