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.

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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 Castle Inn

The Castle Inn, Hornby, Lancashire, LA2 8JT.

A fine example of Georgian architecture, the Castle Inn stands in the village of Hornby, a short drive from historic Lancaster. A former coaching inn, it now offers luxurious B&B accommodation in six en-suite rooms, a cosy bar and restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Ashton

The Ashton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3JJ.

Close to the historic city centre and a short drive from Lancaster University, this handsome Georgian manor house offers five beautifully designed en-suite rooms. Dating from the 18th century, the stylish sitting room features a grand fireplace.

  • 18th Century

Southview Guesthouse

Southview Guesthouse, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AE.

Whether you choose to explore the many local attractions that the Lake District has to offer, relax in the hotel’s indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, or enjoy the stunning views and a glass of wine on the patio, Southview Guesthouse has it all.

  • 19th Century

The Kings Head Hotel

Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4NH.

Set in the stunning Cumbrian countryside, the King’s Head is enjoyed by both visitors and locals. A contemporary decor sets off traditional features such as the log fire place and original beams. The six bedrooms are well appointed with every convenience.

  • 18th Century

Penny Lane Hotel

Penny Lane Hotel, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, Merseyside, L15 9EH.

Located in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool with views of the bus shelter on Penny Lane, the hotel offers 17 superbly furnished, Beatles themed, en-suite rooms. Visit the nearby Beatles Museum, John Lennon’s home, and explore Strawberry Fields..

  • 19th Century

Tithe Barn Bed and Breakfast

Tithe Barn B&B, Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1BZ.

Dating from the 18th century, this large and rustic former barn features 3 well appointed en-suite bedrooms. Set in spacious gardens complete with friendly ducks, it is conveniently situated for exploring both the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

  • 18th Century

The Old Coach House

The Old Coach House, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1BP.

Dating back to 1851, The Old Coach House is thought to be the oldest remaining house in the village of South Shore. Comprising eleven en-suite double rooms, many with four poster beds, this Tudor style boutique B&B lies close to Blackpool’s attractions.

  • 19th Century

Rockside Guest House

Rockside Guest House, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1AQ.

Located in Windermere, one of the Lake District’s most popular regions, this quaint guest house built in traditional Lakeland stone offers well-appointed bedrooms with a classic, understated decor.

  • 19th Century

Foxley Brow House

Foxley Brow House, Antrobus, nr. Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6LB.

Set in the heart of the rolling Cheshire countryside, this Georgian farmhouse stands in over 2 acres of grounds. On the fringe of the village of Antrobus, Foxley Brow House features three stylish rooms and a full English breakfast menu.

  • 18th Century

Lowbyer Manor Country House

Lowbyer Manor Country House, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3JX.

Lowbyer Manor Country House was built in the late 1700s and today offers 4 star accommodation in a delightful grade II listed property. Breakfast fans wont be disappointed as the guesthouse has won an AA Breakfast Award!

  • 18th Century