Historic B&B’s in the South of England

Ah, the beautiful south of England. Rolling hills, quiant villages, Victorian seaside resorts, and best of all… it’s easy to get to from London! Simply scroll down for our selection of historic bed and breakfast hotels in the South of England including the New Forest, Hampshire, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Wiltshire, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands.

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Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle

Knights Glamping at Leeds Castle, Leeds Castle, Kent. ME17 1PL.

Experience the life of a medieval knight before battle… under the cover of canvas with a difference… this night’s accommodation comes complete with a luxurious four poster bed and crisp cotton bedding. Each tent offers stylish furnishings and your evening feast can be served from the cast iron griddle over the open fire pit.

  • 20th Century

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Bleak House Broadstairs

Broadstairs, Kent. CT10 1EY

The former home of Charles Dickens now offers luxury bed and breakfast style accommodation, all with spectacular views over Viking Bay. Rich in cultural history, guests can stroll the private gardens before retiring to the sumptuous bedrooms.

  • 19th Century

Scolfes

Hailsham, East Sussex. BN27 4SF.

A warm welcome awaits you at Scolfes B&B and Tea Shoppe. Dating from 1392, this Grade 2 listed building has been lovingly transformed and now offers 2 delightful family suites and a comfortable double room, all boast en-suite facilities.

  • 14th Century

Bonningtons Stansted B&B

Bonningtons Guest House, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. CM22 7SP.

Set in beautiful landscaped gardens, Bonningtons is an historic listed building offering award-winning bed and breakfast accommodation just 2 miles from Bishops Stortford. The three en suite guest rooms are in a converted coachouse, which is separate to the main house.

  • 18th Century

That Amazing Place

That Amazing Place, Hubbards Hall, Harlow, Essex. CM17 0NH.

With 12 deluxe bedrooms, this boutique bed and breakfast is set in eight acres of beautiful grounds and gardens. Originally built in the 15th century, this former monastery has been lovingly refurbished.

  • 15th Century

Cottage Lodge

Cottage Lodge, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, SO42 7SH.

Located in the charming New Forest village of Brockenhurst, the multi award-winning Cottage Lodge boasts 15 cosy, en suite bedrooms. Boasting beautiful period features, parts of the building date back to 1650.

  • 17th Century

West Dean College

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

Escape to West Dean, full of character and set in acres of West Sussex countryside. A period country house and working college offering B&B, famous for its stunning gardens. Free WiFi, parking, gardens entry (value £8.25), outdoor pool & tennis court.

  • 17th Century

The Claremont

The Claremont, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 2LL.

A stunning 5 star B&B with spacious, stylish en-suite bedrooms moments from the seafront. Enjoy an award-winning breakfast, luxury toiletries and all modern conveniences.

  • 19th Century

The English Rose

Bexhill, Bexhill, East Sussex, TN40 1SB.

A lovely Victorian town house moments from the coast. The English Rose offers spacious, en-suite bedrooms with a contemporary, relaxed decor in-keeping with the period features of the property. Just a 10 min walk from the centre of Bexhill.

  • 19th Century

The White Buck

White Buck, Burley, New Forest, BH24 4AT.

Enjoy spacious, en suite accommodation and a tasty menu full of locally sourced fish and game at this former country house. Set within its own extensive grounds and surrounded by woodland, it makes an ideal base for exploring the New Forest.

  • 19th Century

Lichfield House

Lichfield House, Brighton, East Sussex, BN3 1AN.

Lichfield House is a grade II listed Georgian Town House situated in just 150 from the seafront within the fashionable area of historic Brunswick, just a 15 minute walk from the centre of Brighton.

  • 18th Century