Historic B&B’s in North West England

Why not experience some true northern hospitality and stay in a historic B&B? All of the properties listed in this section are in historic properties; simply scroll down to see our selection of bed and breakfast accommodation and small hotels in the Lake District and north west of England.

Featured Accommodation

Blue Pig

Blue Pig, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria, LA6 2AT.

A 17th century cottage with 3 cosy en-suite rooms offering little luxuries like memory foam mattresses & underfloor heating. Enjoy a fantastic & plentiful breakfast served at a time to suit you before exploring the charming market town of Kirkby Lonsdale.

  • 17th Century

Other popular listings

Yellow Sub

Yellow Sub, Albert Dock, Liverpool City Centre, Merseyside, L3 4AS.

Set in the heart of Liverpool’s historic Albert Dock area, enjoy the unique experience of a stay on this Beatles and 1960’s Mod culture themed houseboat. Filled with film and music memorabilia, this exclusive use 3 bedroomed houseboat can sleep up to 8.

  • 20th Century

The Mortal Man Inn

The Mortal Man Inn, Troutbeck, near Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1PL.

Nestled beneath the rugged fells of the Troutbeck Valley, The Mortal Man is a historic Lakeland inn with spectacular views over the surrounding peaks. In the winter guests can cosy up to the real log fires with a glass of their favourite drink.

  • 17th Century

Childwall Abbey

Childwall Abbey, Childwall, Liverpool, Merseyside, L16 5EY.

Soak up the history at this quirky B&B. Said to date back to the Domesday Book, Childwall Abbey even has a resident ghost! Enjoy en-suite accommodation with a classic contemporary decor in keeping with the character of the property.

  • 11th Century

Eleven Didsbury Park Hotel

Eleven Didsbury Park Hotel, Didsbury, Greater Manchester, M20 5LJ.

Located in the heart of the leafy Manchester suburb of Didsbury, this elegant Victorian Townhouse offers 20 individually designed en suite bedrooms. Set within a tranquil walled garden, a short drive from both Manchester Airport and the city centre.

  • 19th Century

The Priory

The Priory, Scorton, Lancashire, PR3 1AU.

Sometimes referred to as The Gateway to the Trough of Bowland, The Priory nestles in the beautiful village of Scorton. With parts of the building dating back to 1650, if now offers its own bakery and eight spacious, warmly furnished rooms.

  • 17th Century

Kings Arms Hotel

Kings Arms Hotel, Burton-in-Kendal, Cumbria, LA6 1LR.

With a rich heritage dating back to 1753, this traditional coaching inn offers real food, real ales and 6 well-appointed en-suite rooms. Set in the quaint Cumbrian village of Burton-in-Kendal, The Kings Arms lies close to the M6 and Lancashire border.

  • 18th Century

Whitethorn Bed and Breakfast

Whitethorn Bed and Breakfast, Astbury, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 4RR.

With stunning views over the rolling Cheshire countryside, this 17th century farmhouse features five stylish bedrooms and a spacious and attractive garden which guests are welcome to roam. A short stroll from the village of Astbury.

  • 17th Century

Stone Villa

Stone Villa, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 3NR.

Located on a quiet road just a short walk from the city centre, Stone Villa offers some of the very best accommodation available in Chester. Dating from the 1850s, the ten en-suite rooms are decorated in light shades and fitted with luxury furnishings.

  • 19th Century

Ivythwaite Lodge Guest House

Ivythwaite Lodge, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2DD.

Soak up the stunning scenery in the heart of the Lake District at this charming guest house with sumptuous furnishings like four post beds and Jucuzzi baths. An oasis of tranquility.

  • 19th Century

New Farm

New Farm, Wettenhall, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 4DW.

Just a short drive from the charming market town of Winsford, New Farm Bed and Breakfast offers five comfortable, modern rooms in the character-filled converted milking parlour. Enjoy a real farmhouse breakfast before setting off to explore the area.

  • 19th Century