Historic B&B’s in East Anglia

Welcome to our selection of historic bed and breakfasts in Norfolk, the Norfolk Broads, Bedfordshire, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. The region of East Anglia boasts some beautiful and quintessentially English countryside, as well as some fabulous beaches and the world famous Norfolk Broads. What better place to escape for a short break?

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Catton Old Hall

Catton Old Hall, Old Catton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 7HG.

A characterful 17th century period property in the charming village of Old Catton, Catton Old Hall offers very spacious, traditional accommodation complete with oak beams, open fires and four poster beds.

  • 17th Century


Cornfields, Roothams Green, Colmworth, Bedfordshire, MK44 2NJ.

Dating back to the 16th century, this charming former village inn retains traditional features and decor with all modern conveniences. Enjoy king size and four poster beds and a stunning al a carte restaurant in a beautifully scenic location.

  • 16th Century

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Crown & Punchbowl

Horningsea, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB25 9JG.

A former coaching inn constructed in the 17th century, the Crown & Punchbowl nestles in the village of Horningsea, just 3 miles from the centre of Cambridge. Offering five delightful, double en suite rooms, the restaurant serves a modern British & European menu.

  • 17th Century

Meadow Farm B&B

Waterbeach, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB25 9NN

Boasting individually decorated en suite rooms, complete with king-sized beds, Meadow Farm offers boutique bed and breakfast accommodation, all set in two acres of beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside.

  • 20th Century

Rectory Farm

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB23 7PG.

Just a stone’s throw away from central Cambridge, this grand period building offers all the charm you’d expect of a historic country home. With elegant en suite bedrooms on the inside, and a seasonal heated outdoor swimming pool set among two acres of beautiful gardens.

  • 18th Century

Christ’s College Cambridge

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 3BU.

First established in 1437, Christ’s College moved to its present site and was re-founded in 1505 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of Henry VII. An oasis of calm in the heart of the city, it now offers adults only accommodation in one of the most historic buildings in the UK.

  • 15th Century

Anstey Hall

Anstey Hall, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. CB2 9LG.

Just 2 miles from the heart of Cambridge and its historic colleges, this listed 17th century manor is set within beautiful parkland. Offering 22 luxurious bedrooms, English afternoon tea can be served on the carefully tended lawn.

  • 17th Century

The White Hart Country Inn

The White Hart Country Inn, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire, CB21 5BZ.

Enjoying a prominent location in the picturesque village of Fulbourn, this traditional coaching inn lies just 4 miles from Cambridge city centre. With its traditional and relaxed atmosphere, the White Hart boasts an excellent family-friendly restaurant.

  • 17th Century

The Knife and Cleaver

The Knife and Cleaver, Houghton Conquest, Bedfordshire, MK45 3LA.

Set in the pretty village of Houghton Conquest, this award winning guest house features a fine dining restaurant offering a selection of modern British classics, as well as a good collection of real ales and wines. Just a short drive from Bedford centre.

  • 18th Century

Bull Auberge

The Auberge, Yaxley, near Eye, Suffolk, IP23 8BZ.

With original beamed partitions and walls, this delightful barn conversion is ideally placed for exploring the Norfolk Broads. The Auberge also boasts a fantastic dining experience, with seafood a particular specialty!

  • 19th Century

Angel Inn

Angel Inn, Stoke by Nayland, Dedham Vale, Suffolk, CO6 4SA.

Offering six luxurious en-suite bedrooms and great food, this grade II listed 16th century coaching inn enjoys views over the Stour Valley. Set in the quaint village of Stoke-by-Nayland, the inspiration for many of John Constable’s Suffolk landscapes.

  • 16th Century

Woodleys Farmhouse

Woodleys Farmhouse, Woburn Sands, Buckinghamshire, MK17 8DE.

Close to the picturesque town of Woburn Sands, this traditional farmhouse bed and breakfast offers four well proportioned bedrooms with either en-suite, or private bathrooms. Milton Keynes is just a short drive away, as is the WWII Bletchley Park museum.