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

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The Ravensworth

The Ravensworth, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1BA.

Set in the heart of the Lake District National Park, The Ravensworth is a four star B&B set only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of Windermere village. Guests receive free passes to a nearby health club which has a pool.

  • 19th Century

The Badger Inn

The Badger Inn, Church Minshull, nr. Winsford, Cheshire, CW5 6DY.

Set in the village of Church Minshull in the heart of rural Cheshire, the oak beamed, 18th century Badger Inn features five beautifully furnished rooms all with en-suite bathrooms. This traditional village inn is just a short drive from historic Chester.

  • 18th Century

Link House

Link House, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YD.

A haven of tranquility in the Northern Lakes, Link House is surrounded by stunning countryside and is an ideal base for the many pursuits on offer. Enjoy light and airy accommodation, a well equipped guest lounge and a comprehensive breakfast menu.

  • 19th Century

The Old Hall Country House

The Old Hall Country House, Madeley, Cheshire, CW3 9DX.

Set on the Cheshire / Staffordshire border, within the charming village of Madeley, this 16th century timber-framed country house was originally constructed in the shape of a cross. It now offers luxury B&B accommodation in 4 elegantly furnished rooms.

  • 16th Century

The Spread Eagle

The Spread Eagle, Sawley, nr. Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4NH.

Set betwix the River Ribble and a 12th century Cistertian abbey, this attractive former coaching inn provides luxurious B&B accommodation, along with a cosy bar and restaurant. The 7 elegantly designed rooms have en suite or private bathrooms.

  • 18th Century

Moss Grove Organic Hotel

Moss Grove Organic Hotel, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9SW.

As the name suggests, this award-winning hotel in the popular Lake District town of Grasmere, incorporates natural products wherever possible, from the paint and high quality furnishings in the extremely spacious bedrooms to the plentiful buffet breakfast.

  • 19th Century

Rostrevor Hotel – Guest House

Rostrevor, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0TL.

A lovely townhouse on the outskirts of Manchester. The Rostrevor offers spacious, well-appointed rooms with a relaxed, contemporary style. Only 600 yards from the centre of Bury.

  • 19th Century

Breeze Guest House

Breeze Guest House, Bootle, Liverpool, Merseyside, L20 3AW.

Set in the centre of Bootle Village, a leafy suburb of Liverpool, this luxury town house offers 10 individually designed en-suite rooms and traditional English food. Built in 1840, it is conveniently located for both Liverpool and Everton stadia.

  • 19th Century

Lonsdale House

Lonsdale House, Bowness-on-Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2JJ.

Enjoy the charming, traditional decor reminiscent of the Wordsworth era at this 19th century former gentleman’s residence. Perfectly situated for exploring the Lake District, just a stroll away from Lake Windermere and the World of Beatrix Potter.

  • 19th Century

The Old Hall Inn

The Old Hall Inn, Chinley, Derbyshire, SK23 6EJ.

This traditional 16th century country inn offers comfortable and homely accommodation in eight en-suite rooms. Each room boasts its own unique features, whether it be a balcony over the garden, large shower or a king size double.

  • 16th Century