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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Bugle Coaching Inn

Bugle Coaching Inn, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0NS.

Set in the market square of the charming and historic town of Yarmouth, The Bugle Coaching Inn dates from the 16th century. Offering 7 fully refurbished en-suite rooms, the resident chef will cater for your every need from breakfast through to dinner.

  • 16th Century

Saltcote Place

Saltcote Place, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7NR.

Built in 1905 in the Queen Anne style, this country mansion offers luxurious bed and breakfast accommodation less than a mile from the historic Cinque Port of Rye. Many of the en-suite rooms enjoy views over the extensive grounds and Camber Sands.

  • 20th Century

Red Kite House

Red Kite House, Burghfield, Berkshire, RG7 3BH.

This 300 year old coach house features 10 individually designed modern bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, flat-screen TVs,free WiFi and work desk. Burghfield Common is a small village in West Berkshire, a short drive from Reading.

  • 17th Century

Westbourne House Cowes

Westbourne House, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7BH.

With its own water frontage, this listed Georgian house is centrally located in the seaport town of Cowes. Offering two en-suite rooms, a full cooked breakfast is served in the large kitchen overlooking the Solent.

  • 18th Century

Cleavers Lyng 16th Century Country House

Cleavers Lyng, Church Road, Herstmonceux, East Sussex, BN27 1QJ.

Situated in the picturesque South Downs, This Grade II listed, 16th century B&B is an oasis of tranquility. The decor is completely in-keeping with the period feel of the property and a plentiful breakfast full of home grown fare is a particular highlight.

  • 16th Century

Zanzibar International Hotel

Zanzibar Hotel, St Leonards On Sea, Hastings, East Sussex, TN37 6BY.

Contemporary boutique hotel. All eight of the large relaxing rooms / suites have been carefully crafted to instil a sense of calm and well-being. Rooms with their own saunas. spa baths big enough for 2. Sublime sea views and a tropical oasis garden.

  • 19th Century

Sentry Mead

Sentry Mead, Totland, Isle of Wight, PO39 0BJ.

Offering high quality bed and breakfast accommodation in 11 traditionally furnished en-suite rooms, this wonderful Victorian villa is located in Totland Bay, just 120 yards from the beach. Walkers, cyclists and dog owners are all welcome.

  • 19th Century

East Pallant Bed & Breakfast

East Pallant B&B, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1TR.

A short stroll from Chichester’s Cathedral and Castle, East Pallant offers well-appointed accommodation in three stylish en-suite rooms. This elegantly furnished Georgian mansion is tastefully decorated and features a terraced garden, as well as a games room.

  • 18th Century

Great Ashley Farm B&B

Great Ashley Farm B&B, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2PP.

An award-winning B&B in the heart of Wiltshire. Cosy en-suite bedrooms and a stunning breakfast fresh from the Aga and full of local produce make this an ideal rural retreat.

  • 19th Century

House of Agnes

House of Agnes, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 8BN.

Mentioned by name in Dickens’ ‘David Copperfield’, this stunning B&B features the largest walled garden in Canterbury. Dating back to the 15th century, it offers 8 boutique style rooms in the main house and a further 8 modern stable rooms.

  • 15th Century