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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Camelia Hotel

Camelia Hotel, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS1 3AA.

This luxurious 100-year-old 3 star hotel is situated on the Eastern Esplanade at Southend-On-Sea and enjoys views over the Thames Estuary. Originally a Victorian boarding school, it now offers colourful en-suite holiday accommodation, a bar and restaurant serving a good selection of fine foods.

  • 19th Century

Nineteen

Nineteen, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1TJ.

A beautiful boutique hotel only yards from Brighton Pier, Hotel Nineteen boasts spacious, airy en-suite rooms with stylish contemporary decor and flatscreen TVs. A breakfast in bed service is also offered!

  • 19th Century

Clay Hall House

Clay Hall House, Acton, nr. Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 0AQ.

This romantic manor house effortlessly blends traditional Tudor features with 21st century luxury to offer very comfortable accommodation in three stylish guest rooms. Dating from around 1520, it boasts ancient timber beams and large Inglenook fireplaces

  • 16th Century

Ocklynge Manor

Ocklynge Manor, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 2PG.

Completely charming, this 18th century manor house is set in a stunning walled mature garden and is the former home of Peter Pan artist Mabel Lucie Attwell. With tasteful, traditional decor and spacious accommodation Ocklynge Manor is a relaxing retreat.

  • 18th Century

Chimneys

Chimneys, Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, CM24 8LR.

With a history dating back to the 1600’s, today this four star hotel offers high quality accommodation and a fine selection of restaurants within a short walk of the property. Ideally situated for Stansted Airport.

  • 17th Century

Lord Bute

Lord Bute, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 4JS.

Once home to the Prime Minister of Britain, The Lord Bute offers 13 stunningly appointed en-suite bedrooms and suites. Set between the New Forest and the spectacular Dorset coast, this stylish boutique guest house boasts an award-winning restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Old Priory B&B

80 North Bersted Street, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO22 9AQ.

This charming 3 bedroom BandB dates back to the 17th century and – as its name suggests – was once a priory. It is situated on the outskirts of Bognor Regis and offers free Wi-fi and use of a swimming pool and hot tub.

  • 17th Century

The Anchor Inn

The Anchor Inn, Lower Froyle, nr. Farnham, Hampshire, GU34 4NA.

This traditional English country inn offers five individually designed, luxurious en-suite rooms and suites in an idyllic waterside setting. The restaurant features indulgent fine dining, using the very best that nature can offer.

  • 17th Century

Detling Coachhouse

Detling Coachhouse, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3HB.

A charming former coach house in idyllic rural Kent, with cosy, traditional accommodation. An ideal base for exploring the North Downs Way.

  • 18th Century

Blanch House

Blanch House, Brighton & Hove, East Sussex, BN21PL.

Just a short walk from the nearest beach, this Regency era town house is set in the heart of Brighton. Offering 12 en-suite rooms, guests can enjoy their favourite tipple in the champagne and cocktails bar.

  • 18th Century