Historic B&B’s in Cornwall

Discover Cornwall. Explore the sandy beaches and the rocky coves; stumble upon pretty villages and romantic creeks; visit world famous attractions such as the Eden Project; enjoy a cream tea or a lazy lunch at a country pub. Travel to the southern tip of Britain at Lands End. Your hosts at your friendly B&B or guest house will be happy to introduce you to the delights and charms of this most attractive county.

Featured Accommodation

Sophia’s B&B

The Promenade, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4HH.

Luxuriously appointed en-suite rooms with stunning views greet you at this charming seaside B&B. Fantastic locally sourced Cornish fayre and light, airy rooms make Sophia’s a perfect base for exploring Penzance & St Ives.

  • 19th Century

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The Top House Inn

The Top House Inn, Lizard, Cornwall, TR12 7NQ.

Offering award-winning accommodation in 8 stylishly furnished en suite bedrooms, The Top House Inn is just a short walk from The Lizard, the most southerly point on the British mainland. This warm and friendly village inn serves an eclectic menu.

  • 18th Century

Camilla House

Camilla House, Penzance, Cornwall, TR18 4DW.

A cosy 5 star Georgian town house with stunning sea views, Camilla House offers well-equipped en-suite accommodation and a highly recommended breakfast made from the best Cornish produce. Conveniently located for all that West Cornwall has to offer.

  • 19th Century

Stratton Gardens Guest House

Stratton Gardens, Stratton, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 9DN.

A delightful 16th century guest house only moments from the beautiful North Cornwall coast. Stratton Gardens offers well-appointed en-suite bedrooms with a cosy, contemporary decor & charming terraced gardens as the name suggests!

  • 16th Century

Lobhill Farmhouse

Lewdown, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 4DT.

A charming family run B&B in the Lew valley with its very own vineyard! Surrounded by 20 acres of woodland and with Dartmoor on the doorstep, Lobhill Farmhouse is a haven of tranquility.

  • 18th Century

New Inn

New Inn, High Street, Clovelly, Devon, EX39 5TQ.

This 17th century inn stands on the ancient cobbled streets in the heart of the pretty fishing village of Clovelly. With eight individually-styled bedrooms, guests can relax in the restaurant or bar as their luggage is transported to the hotel by sledge.

  • 17th Century


Driftwood, Porthscatho, Cornwall, TR2 5EW.

Set in a beautiful coastal location with stunning sea views, Driftwood offers simply styled en-suite accommodation over three comfortable rooms. Follow a pretty woodland path down to the private beach before enjoying a meal in the Michelin star restaurant.

  • 20th Century


Chycara, Carnon Downs, Truro, Cornwall, TR3 6LG.

Featuring extensive leisure facilities, including an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and tennis court, this beautiful country house offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation. Set within extensive gardens and woodland, it is just 4 miles from Truro.

  • 19th Century

The Old Ferry Inn

The Old Ferry Inn, Bodinnick, Cornwall, PL23 1LX.

Providing good food and comfortable accommodation for more than 400 years, the Old Ferry Inn overlooks the Bodinnick to Fowey ferry. Set alongside the former family home of Daphne du Maurier, it boasts a panoramic restaurant and traditional Cornish pub.

  • 16th Century

The Old Bridge House

The Old Bridge House, West Looe, Looe, Cornwall, PL13 2BU.

Occupying an idyllic setting on the water’s edge in West Looe, the Old Bridge House guest house features nine comfortable en-suite rooms, many with lovely harbour views. The in-house bar offers an extensive drinks menu, simply relax and enjoy the scenery.

  • 18th Century

Lower Barn Boutique B&B

St Ewe, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 6ET.

A stunning boutique guest house in central Cornwall, Lowers Barns offers delightful rooms and great food, as well as holistic therapies. Found at the end of a winding country lane, yet within walking distance of the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

  • 18th Century
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