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.

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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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The Compton Swan

The Compton Swan, Compton, nr. Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 6NJ.

Located close to the Berkshire / Oxfordshire border, The Compton Swan features high-quality dining and stylish accommodation in 6 en-suite rooms. Enjoy summer drinks in the large pub garden, or simply relax beside the open fire in the library area.

  • 17th Century

Roade House Hotel

Roade House, Roade, near Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN7 2NW.

A former 18th century village pub, the Roade House offers airy, contemporary en-suite accommodation and an exciting seasonal menu full of the best of UK sourced produce.

  • 18th Century

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn, Lower Froyle, nr. Farnham, Hampshire, GU34 4NA.

This traditional English country inn offers five individually designed, luxurious en-suite rooms and suites in an idyllic waterside setting. The restaurant features indulgent fine dining, using the very best that nature can offer.

  • 17th Century

Lord Milner

Lord Milner, Westminster, Central London, SW1W 9QU.

Situated in the heart of London’s Belgravia, this typical Edwardian terraced house has been renovated to offer luxurious B&B accommodation. Offering a unique blend of homely feel and fashionable life style, it is just a short walk to Buckingham Palace.

  • 19th Century

Old Bull Inn

Old Bull Inn, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 9AW.

Full of history and character, the Old Bull Inn has been welcoming weary travellers since the 15th century. With 11 en-suite guest rooms, it is the oldest hostelry in the market town of Royston. The popular restaurant serves modern British food.

  • 15th Century

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel

Twenty Nevern Square Hotel, South Kensington, Central London, SW5 9PD.

A quirky, characterful Victorian townhouse featuring uniquely decorated en-suite accommodation, some with deluxe four-poster beds. Located In London’s fashionable Kensington district, offering easy access to any part of the city.

  • 19th Century

d’Parys

d'Parys, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 2UA.

A short walk from the heart of Bedford, this elegant hotel features 14 luxurious rooms and offers an informal dining experience. Blending Victoriana with contemporary design, each en suite room has been individually styled and includes a roll-top bath.

  • 19th Century

Upper Neatham Mill

Upper Neatham Mill, Holybourne, nr. Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EP.

Overlooking the River Wey at Holybourne just outside Alton, this 17th century barn offers very comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation in three elegant, en-suite rooms. Breakfasts are served in the oak beamed dining room with its vaulted ceiling.

  • 17th Century

The Cricketers Arms

The Cricketers Arms, Rickling Green, nr. Saffrom Walden, Essex, CB11 3YG.

Set between Bishops Stortford and Saffron Walden overlooking the village green in Rickling Green, The Cricketers Arms is a traditional country pub with 10 beautiful, individually designed en-suite rooms. The restaurant features a regularly changing menu.

  • 18th Century

The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9PB.

This traditional coaching inn has been welcoming weary travellers since the 15th century. Set in the historic Sussex market town of Midhurst, the Swan retains much of its antique charm with three well equipped and very comfortable en suite bedrooms.

  • 15th Century