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Britain’s most inviting B&Bs

British B&Bs are brilliant, and that’s only partly due to the never-ending supply of cake, tea, and generous breakfasts. Discover remote regions of the countryside and delve into local life while enjoying the comforts of home, in any of UK’s best B&Bs, as recommended by British travellers.*

80 Watergate Street in Chester, Cheshire

80 Watergate Street in Chester, Cheshire

80 Watergate Street in Chester, Cheshire

Less than 4-minutes’ walk to Chester Racecourse, the Watergate Street B&B welcomes guests with a cup of tea and a plate of homemade brownies. Wake up to light streaming in through the B&B’s pleasingly large windows and spend the days wandering visiting all the excellent pubs and restaurants in Chester.

Ty Carthen Bed and Breakfast in Llandudno, Snowdonia

Ty Carthen Bed and Breakfast in Llandudno, Snowdonia

Ty Carthen Bed and Breakfast in Llandudno, Snowdonia

A late Georgian property in the coastal town of Llandudno, the Ty Carthen Bed and Breakfast was recently refurbished and redesigned with Welsh heritage in mind. Artwork by Welsh artists hang in every room, soft furnishings from local textile designers add to the snug, convivial atmosphere, and all the toiletries and food are locally sourced.

Mitchelcroft in Dartmoor, Devon

Mitchelcroft in Dartmoor, Devon

Mitchelcroft in Dartmoor, Devon

The Mitchelcroft has sliding glass walls that open right onto the Dartmoor countryside so in summer you’ll be enjoying your breakfast practically al fresco and with panoramic views. Whatever the weather, go for an early morning dip in the River Dart, then warm up next to the log fire.

Firhall Highland B&B in Cairngorms, Highlands

Firhall Highland B&B in Cairngorms, Highlands

Firhall Highland B&B in Cairngorms, Highlands

Nestled near the town of Granton-on-Sprey, Firhall Highland B&B is a revamped 1880s home where guests are greeted with a glass of whisky and homemade biscuits. The luxurious interior features a striking thistle motif and the exterior optimises all the romance of the Scottish Highlands with a view of the Sprey river and Cairngorms National Park.

Church Lane House in Carnforth, Lancashire

Church Lane House in Carnforth, Lancashire

Church Lane House in Carnforth, Lancashire

Church Lane House is located in the Arnside & Silverdale, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the border between Lancashire and Cumbria. Guests are welcomed with tea and cake taken, weather permitting, in the the B&Bs beautiful garden. The nearby lake is ideal for walking around during the colder months and wild swimming during the summer.

Trewornan Manor in Wadebridge, Cornwall

Trewornan Manor in Wadebridge, Cornwall

Trewornan Manor in Wadebridge, Cornwall

A manor house in the Cornish town of Wadebridge, Trewornan Manor has its own well-stocked library, a selection of open fireplaces, and plenty of reading nooks make this a wonderful place to spend rainy days. And when the sun in shining the B&B provides free bicycle rental for exploring the village and countryside.

The Swallows Rest Bed & Breakfast in Brigstock, Northampton

The Swallows Rest Bed & Breakfast in Brigstock, Northampton

The Swallows Rest Bed & Breakfast in Brigstock, Northampton

The Swallows Rest sits in the country village of Brigstock and overlooks a vineyard. A stone villa with views of the Northampton countryside, visitors in the spring will see the newborn lambs playing in the field next to the cottage.

Driftwood B&B in Brixham, Devon

Driftwood B&B in Brixham, Devon

Driftwood B&B in Brixham, Devon

Only 11-minutes’ walk from the beach, guests at the Driftwood B&B can take an early morning stroll along the sand before returning for breakfast overlooking the town of Brixham.

Middle Burrow Bed and Breakfast in Exmoor, Somerset

Middle Burrow Bed and Breakfast in Exmoor, Somerset

Middle Burrow Bed and Breakfast in Exmoor, Somerset

The 17th-century converted barns that make up the Middle Burrow B&B are just down from the road from Exmoor National Park and include accommodation specifically for pet owners. All the surrounding countryside and a big garden for exploring make this an ideal location for people hoping to bring their dog on a relaxing weekend trip.

** The data scientists at Booking.com used internal data to uncover the top B&Bs in Britain, according to British Booking.com customers.