10 of the best B&Bs in Britain

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Cley Windmill

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Cley-next-the-Sea

Rising above the reed beds and River Glaven in a pretty village no longer ‘next the sea’, Julian and Carolyn Godlee’s 19th-century windmill offers characterful accommodation.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • baby-friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • romantic
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • seaside
  • honeymoon
  • foodie
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Shallowdale House

Shallowdale House

Ampleforth

The welcome couldn’t be warmer for guests of Phillip Gill and Anton van der Horst at their 1960s house in a beautifully tended hillside garden, on the edge of the North York Moors national park.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • value
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • guest_house
  • wildlife_watching
  • b&b
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Old Whyly

Old Whyly

East Hoathly

‘The house is beautiful, the garden is glorious,’ writes a reader this year, after a return visit to Sarah Burgoyne’s Georgian farmhouse, so handy for Glyndebourne.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • romantic
  • tennis
  • outdoor_pool
  • guest_house
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_dining
  • b&b
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St Cuthbert’s House

St Cuthbert’s House

Seahouses

The term ‘B&B’ doesn’t do justice to this imaginatively converted chapel with its spoiling bedrooms, breakfast feasts, and warm welcome from Jeff and Jill Sutheran.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • bandb
  • disabled_facilities
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • wildlife_watching
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Ael y Bryn

Ael y Bryn

Crymych

Year after year we receive rave reviews from readers extolling both house and hosts at Robert Smith and Arwel Hughes’s modern, single-storey B&B with beautifully tended gardens, gazing out to the Preseli hills.
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • bandb
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • adults-only
  • parking
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2 Blackburne Terrace

2 Blackburne Terrace

Liverpool

In the cultural district, this boutique B&B between the city’s two cathedrals is ideally located for the Liverpool Philharmonic and Everyman and Unity theatres.
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Chapel House

Chapel House

Penzance

A Guide regular gives ‘five stars’ this year to this B&B in a serene Georgian town house overlooking Penzance harbour.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • guesthouse
  • wi-fi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • romantic
  • guest_house
  • baby-friendly
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • conference/meeting_friendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
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Riverwood

Riverwood

Pitlochry

You can gaze out at the River Tay over breakfast at Ann and Alf Berry’s Arts and Crafts-style B&B in wooded grounds on the edge of a conservation village.
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • wildlife_watching
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Brownber Hall

Brownber Hall

Kirkby Stephen

With its quirky hipster vibe, thoughtful touches and soul-stirring views of the Howgills, this Victorian country house has charmed many readers.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • bandb
  • wi-fi
  • exceptional_value
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • baby-friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_(hunting
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • parking
  • foodie
  • country_house
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Here we share 10 of the best B&Bs in Britain

Last updated: October 24, 2020