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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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

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

Church Hall Farm Bed and Breakfast

Church Hall Farm, Broxted, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM6 2BZ.

Close to the Essex / Hertfordshire border and around 5 miles from Stansted Airport, Church Hall Farm B&B enjoys a peaceful location in village of Broxted. Set alongside a 15th century barn, this pretty thatched cottage offers a selection of well appointed rooms.

  • 17th Century

Temple Lodge

Temple Lodge, Lyndhurst, New Forest, SO43 7BR.

An award winning period guest house in the heart of the New Forest, Temple Lodge offers cosy, relaxing en-suite accommodation and a hearty cooked breakfast comprising fresh local ingredients.

  • 19th Century

Great Selson

Eastry, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 0EF.

A wonderful Grade 2* listed former manor house set in 3 acres of orchards and formal gardens, built to a C17th Dutch design with a famous oak staircase extending 2 floors. Super king size beds, en-suite bathrooms with deep baths and a fabulous breakfast.

  • 17th Century

The Old Railway Station

The Old Railway Station, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0JF.

As the name suggests, this award-winning West Sussex B&B is charmingly located in an old station house. Six of the en suite bedrooms are located in Edwardian Pullman railway carriages, whilst the former booking hall serves as the guest lounge.

  • 19th Century

Badgers Inn

Badgers Inn, Petworth, South Downs, West Sussex, GU28 0JF.

Previously known as the Railway Inn, the Badgers once served the railway station for the village of Petworth. With three luxurious double en-suite rooms available, the restaurant serves a seasonal menu with shellfish in summer and game in winter.

  • 19th Century