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.

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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

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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

The Castle Inn

The Castle Inn, Hornby, Lancashire, LA2 8JT.

A fine example of Georgian architecture, the Castle Inn stands in the village of Hornby, a short drive from historic Lancaster. A former coaching inn, it now offers luxurious B&B accommodation in six en-suite rooms, a cosy bar and restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Ashton

The Ashton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3JJ.

Close to the historic city centre and a short drive from Lancaster University, this handsome Georgian manor house offers five beautifully designed en-suite rooms. Dating from the 18th century, the stylish sitting room features a grand fireplace.

  • 18th Century

Southview Guesthouse

Southview Guesthouse, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AE.

Whether you choose to explore the many local attractions that the Lake District has to offer, relax in the hotel’s indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, or enjoy the stunning views and a glass of wine on the patio, Southview Guesthouse has it all.

  • 19th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4NH.

Set in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, the King’s Head is enjoyed by both visitors and locals. A contemporary decor sets off traditional features such as the log fire place and original beams. The six bedrooms are well appointed with every convenience.

  • 18th Century

Penny Lane Hotel

Penny Lane Hotel, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 9EH.

Located in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool with views of the bus shelter on Penny Lane, the hotel offers 17 superbly furnished, Beatles themed, en-suite rooms. Visit the nearby Beatles Museum, John Lennon’s home, and explore Strawberry Fields..

  • 19th Century

Tithe Barn Bed and Breakfast

Tithe Barn B&B, Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1BZ.

Dating from the 18th century, this large and rustic former barn features 3 well appointed en-suite bedrooms. Set in spacious gardens complete with friendly ducks, it is conveniently situated for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 18th Century